Alcatraz 1.13 "Tommy Madsen" Recap - The End of the Line

Alcatraz concludes its first season with tonight’s thirteenth episode season finale "Tommy Madsen," as Detective Rebecca Madsen (Sarah Jones), Dr. Diego Soto (Jorge Garcia) and Emerson Hauser (Sam Neill) race against time to find Rebecca's grandfather and former inmate (David Hoflin) who desperately tries to track down the mysterious key that opens the door beneath Alcatraz.

If you didn't get a chance to check it out for yourself, read on for our Alcatraz recap of "Tommy Madsen"!

We open on an overturned car, with Madsen lying bleeding in the street, and flash to 36 hours earlier, where Madsen and her chief discuss what might have led Tommy Madsen to kill her partner.  It turns out her partner will was under Internal Affairs investigation, from the very company they've been investigating, Broadway Mutual.  Across town, the "Ghost" man we saw earlier frantically checks himself into a psychiatric hospital, laying out his story to the bewildered staff.  Evidently he attempted escape back in 1960, and the inmates took to calling him, Joe Limerick, "Ghost" because the Warden filed him as dead after the incident. Read More...


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