Last Resort Episode Guide

Here is the episode guide for Last Resort. Each episode has the title, writer, director, and a description listed. The descriptions are sourced from official press releases

Season 1

13 - Controlled Flight Into Terrain

Written By: Karl Gajdusek & David Wiener Directed By: Michael Offer
Rating: 1.2 Audience: 5.48
In the exciting season finale, a violent battle for control erupts on the submarine, which leaves the Colorado vulnerable to capture by a third party -- one with an exploitative plan. Can Marcus and Sam take control of the sub before it’s too late?

12 - The Pointy End of the Spear

Written By: Ron Fitzgerald Directed By: Paris Barclay
Rating: 1.0 Audience: 5.07
The Pointy End of the Spear” – Kylie works with Admiral Shepard to bring down the President, using evidence of what really happened in Pakistan. This affords Marcus the opportunity to surrender the Colorado,if all goes according to plan

11 - Damn The Torpedoes

Written By: Patrick Massett & John Zinman Directed By: Clark Johnson
Rating: 1.2 Audience: 5.81
A typhoon, a mutiny and a Washington coup d'etat will force Marcus and his crew into unlikely alliances. As Sam's grief strains his loyalty to Marcus, will Sainte Marina get the supplies it so desperately needs? How far will Marcus go to ensure the crew's survival -- will it cost him his life? 

10 - Blue Water

Written By: Eileen Myers & Julie Siege Directed By: Billy Gierhart
Rating: 1.0 Audience: 4.94
Sam and James depart the island in a daring rescue attempt. Back on the island of Sainte Marina, a Chinese diplomat arrives to make a deal with Marcus. With scarcity and a prison problem plaguing him, Marcus finds himself treading down a more treacherous path than he could have imagined

09 - Cinderella Liberty

Written By: Morenike Balogun Directed By: Lesli Linka Glatter
Rating: 1.2 Audience: 5.44
The crew of the Colorado wait for a goodwill visit from their families, a visit that will soon turn into a nightmare as Marcus must consider the unthinkable once again. Meanwhile, the true reason for the nuclear devastation in Pakistan is revealed

08 - Big Chicken Dinner

Written By: Julie Siege Directed By: Gwyneth Horder-Payton
Rating: 1.0 Audience: 5.20
Marcus brings the islanders and the members of the Colorado together for a feast in the spirit of Thanksgiving; Grace searches for the truth when an essential crew member is accused of a crime.

07 - Nuke It Out

Written By: Nick Antosca & Ned Vizzini Directed By: Michael Offer
Rating: 1.2 Audience: 5.68
Sam and Marcus look for the traitor who stole the nuclear launch key; when Prosser disobeys orders, he starts a conflict he can't control; Grace and James try to defuse a dangerous situation.

06 - Another Fine Navy Day

Written By: Ron Fitzgerald Directed By: Christopher Misiano
Rating: 1.4 Audience: 5.98
The crew is attacked by an unknown force unlike any other; Sam and Marcus race to save the sub and protect the island.

05 - Skeleton Crew

Written By: David Wiener Directed By: Michael Offer
Rating: 1.3 Audience: 6.53
In an attempt to end the standoff on Sainte Marina, Marcus and Sam enter into tense negotiations with the U.S. Government. Meanwhile, when a critical system fails, Grace must take command of the Colorado on a perilous repair operation

04 - Voluntold

Written By:  Patrick Massett & John Zinman Directed By: Steven DePaul
Rating: 1.7 Audience: 7.06
Even as Marcus and Sam learn that they have been charged with treason against the United States, a greater threat within their own crew is brewing. Meanwhile, an old friend of Sam's, Paul Wells, pays Christine a visit and tries to ease her fears about her husband

03 - Eight Bells

Written By: Eileen Myers  Directed By: ichael Offer
Rating: 1.6 Audience: 6.89
Marcus leads a search for three missing crew members of the Colorado, a search that leads them to Serrat's compound, where they receive an ominous demand. Meanwhile, a clandestine meeting between Kylie and Admiral Shepard confirms that the order to fire came through a back channel

02 - Blue on Blue

Written By: Karl Gajdusek Directed By: Kevin Hooks
Rating: 1.9 Audience: 8.00
More than 20 warships are closing on the 200-mile perimeter that Marcus Chaplin declared as a no man's land around the island. And as XO Sam Kendal is drawn into a battle on the ground to keep them alive, Prosser confronts Marcus about something personal to him that could be impacting his judgment as Captain of the Colorado

01 - Captain

Written By: Shawn Ryan & Karl Gajdusek Directed By: Martin Campbell
Rating: 2.2 Audience: 9.13
Five hundred feet beneath the ocean's surface, the crew of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine "USS Colorado" - the most powerful nuclear submarine ever built -- receive their orders. Over a communications channel designed only to be used if the U.S. homeland has been wiped out, they're told to fire nuclear weapons at a foreign country. Captain Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher) demands confirmation of the orders, only to be unceremoniously relieved of duty. XO Sam Kendal (Scott Speedman) finds himself suddenly in charge of the submarine and facing the same difficult decision. When he also demands confirmation of the orders, the Colorado is fired upon and hit. The submarine and its crew, honorable patriots, now find themselves crippled on the ocean floor and declared rogue enemies of their own country
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