Great Escapes With Morgan Freeman

Season 1
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Season 1, Episode 8 - Assassins Flights

3.0 20 x
James Earl Ray, confessed killer of Martin Luther King, was a notorious escape artist. His most audacious escape involved manufacturing a ladder made of plumbing pipe and going over the wall of the Brushy Mountain State Prison.
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Season 1, Episode 7 - Fleeing Hellmira

4.0 33 x
Two desperate murderers made an audacious rooftop escape from the forty-foot-high Elmira State Prison. Timothy Vail and Timothy Morgan were murderers incarcerated at Elmira State Prison in Elmira, New York.
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Season 1, Episode 6 - Belfast Breakout

3.0 21 x
Almost forty prisoners locked up in the Maze for actions undertaken as members of the IRA, escaped in a food truck. Many were caught right away, some years later, and some were never seen again.
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Season 1, Episode 5 - Escaping Hitler

4.0 49 x
Allied prisoners used all kinds of forgery and engineering tactics to tunnel out of a German Prisoner of War camp. Almost all were caught, fifty were executed and three made their way to freedom.
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Season 1, Episode 4 - Conquering The Wall

4.0 27 x
Six men, led by the mastermind, Nuno Pontes, escaped Pittsburgh State Penitentiary by tunnellng to freedom under the massive wall of the prison. They made it as far as Texas before being caught and returned to prison.
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Season 1, Episode 3 - El Chapo

3.0 19 x
El Chapo became one of the most successful and murderous drug cartel kingpins in modern history. His audacious escape from a maximum-security prison became the stuff of legends. Chased for years by various Mexican and U.S. authorities he was eventually captured and sent to Altiplano prison. But using money and his own bran...
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Season 1, Episode 2 - North Country Breakout

3.0 29 x
Stuck in prison on life sentences, two men used engineering smarts and psychological manipulation of several prison employees to escape Dannemora Prison. Richard Matt and David Sweat executed one of the most involved and spectacular escapes from an American prison in recent history. Using a combination of psychological man...
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Alcatraz

3.0 20 x
Four men conspire to break out of one of the most notorious prisons in American history. Three make it to the water's edge, but what happened to them when they left the island remains a mystery to this day.
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