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The Last Ship 

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The crew of a naval destroyer is forced to confront the reality of a new existence when a pandemic kills off most of the earth's population.
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Series cast summary:
Eric Dane ...  CO CDR Tom Chandler / ... 56 episodes, 2014-2018
Adam Baldwin ...  XO Mike Slattery / ... 56 episodes, 2014-2018
Charles Parnell ...  CMC Jeter / ... 56 episodes, 2014-2018
Travis Van Winkle ...  Lt. Danny Green 56 episodes, 2014-2018
Marissa Neitling ...  Lt. Kara Foster / ... 56 episodes, 2014-2018
Jocko Sims ...  Lt. Carlton Burk / ... 56 episodes, 2014-2018
Kevin Michael Martin ...  Miller 52 episodes, 2014-2018
Christina Elmore ...  Lt. Alisha Granderson 53 episodes, 2014-2018
Michael Curran-Dorsano Michael Curran-Dorsano ...  Gator 46 episodes, 2014-2018
Ben Cho ...  Carl Nishioka / ... 42 episodes, 2014-2018
Bren Foster ...  SCPO Wolf Taylor 41 episodes, 2015-2018
Maximiliano Hernández ...  Doc Rios 36 episodes, 2014-2018
Bridget Regan ...  Sasha Cooper 33 episodes, 2016-2018
Fay Masterson ...  Andrea Garnett 31 episodes, 2014-2018
Adam Irigoyen ...  Ray 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Cameron Fuller ...  ASW Wright / ... 27 episodes, 2015-2018
John Pyper-Ferguson ...  Tex / ... 26 episodes, 2014-2018
Ness Bautista ...  Cruz 24 episodes, 2014-2018
Rhona Mitra ...  Dr. Rachel Scott 23 episodes, 2014-2015
Emerson Brooks ...  Capt. Joseph Meylan / ... 23 episodes, 2016-2018
Paul James ...  O'Connor 23 episodes, 2014-2017
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Naval Destroyer Nathan James is sent on what they're told is a research mission in the Arctic. Accompanying them is scientist, Rachel Scott. After a few months in the Arctic while Scott is on the ice doing research, some men attack them. They get back to the ship and the Commander, Tom Chandler asks the doctor what's going on. She says that a deadly disease broke out a few months ago. At first, they thought it was contained but they had no cure. They felt that the cure was in the Arctic which why she's here. But she has since received word that it has now spread to most of the globe. Chandler tries to call the President but learns the President and Vice President are dead and the US government might not have long to survive. The current President tells him that the Nathan James was not in the hot zone so he and his crew are OK. But now it's up to them to safeguard Scott because she holds the key to the planet's survival. But there are those who want the cure too and they will do ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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22 June 2014 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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The Ship's Signal Exploitation Spaces (SSES) is responsible for encrypting, decrypting, and jamming all ranges of signals and information, both friendly and foe. Sometimes known as the "Code Room". See more »

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There is a missing explanation on the need for the primordial strain. Like most mutations, they were random and various, resulting is possibly 1000's or even millions of different variants. By some chance (or perhaps by design) this process halted. Their only hope was to return to the original strain for a cure/vaccine and hope that it would be able to work with all of the mutations. See more »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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"The Last Ship Theme'
Written by James S. Levine & Jim Dooley
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not too bad ...
25 August 2014 | by tmf084See all my reviews

I was expecting a run of the mill drama with a portrayal of the Navy similar to what we saw on JAG or NCIS and that's basically what it is. My main reason for watching it in the first place was Mitra and Baldwin and overall I was positively surprised. It's not edgy, extraordinary or comes up with it's own new ideas but it's a very well executed and produced TV show with a cohesive plot and character depiction and some nuances of development. Baldwin, Dane and Mitra carry this show and they do it well. Some of the scenes can be quite cheesy with all the patriotism and military tradition going on, but overall they found a good balance between the cheesy stuff, action, drama and progress in the story. Also the quality is very steady, so if you watch the pilot you get the gist of the show.

Bottom line: if you've limited time and you only watch the best of the best on TV then this show isn't for you. If you looking for some lighter drama and you don't get easily annoyed by a few stereotypes then it's definitely worth checking out.


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