So Michael Scofield is indeed alive – and languishing in a grim Yemen prison. But after Lincoln and C-Note tracked him down last week, he pretended not to know them.

‘Why is he being so mysterious?’ ponders C-Note tonight.

It’s a good question, and one that this action-packed second instalment of the revived drama only goes some way to answer.

Back in New York, Sara is horrified to come face to face with an old enemy…