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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:
...  CO CDR Tom Chandler / ... 46 episodes, 2014-2017
...  XO Mike Slattery / ... 46 episodes, 2014-2017
...  CMC Jeter 46 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Lt. Danny Green 46 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Lt. Kara Foster / ... 46 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Lt. Alisha Granderson 46 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Lt. Carlton Burk 46 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Miller 46 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Gator 38 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Doc Rios 34 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Carl Nishioka / ... 33 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Sasha Cooper / ... 33 episodes, 2016-2018
...  SCPO Wolf Taylor 31 episodes, 2015-2017
...  Andrea Garnett 29 episodes, 2014-2016
...  Tex / ... 25 episodes, 2014-2016
...  Ray 25 episodes, 2015-2017
...  Capt. Joseph Meylan / ... 24 episodes, 2016-2018
...  Dr. Rachel Scott 23 episodes, 2014-2015
...  Cruz 23 episodes, 2014-2016
...  O'Connor 22 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Comms Officer Will Mason / ... 20 episodes, 2014-2016
...  ASW Wright / ... 20 episodes, 2015-2017
...  Sgt. Azima Kandie / ... 19 episodes, 2017-2018
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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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No cure. No country. No surrender. (season 1) See more »


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The US Navy allowed the production team to film scenes aboard the Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Halsey and USS Dewey as well as the USS Iowa museum ship. The destroyers were sailed several days out to sea so that the cameras could shoot 360 degrees without having to worry about coastlines, buildings, and other ships appearing in the background. Many of the sailors in the background were the crews of those ships going about their duties as cameras rolled. 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 Family Guy: Veteran Guy (2018) See more »

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The Last Ship End Credits Theme
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Written by James S. Levine & Jim Dooley
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Excellent Summer Show
25 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

This show is so underrated. It is the best summer show of the year. I gave so many shows a chance, but this is the only one that had a solid plot, acting, and all around excellent writing.

The plot is reasonable, and the cast works together great. The story is new, it is a good take on an apocalyptic type of show. If you leave aside the usual USA is the big hero that saves us all (it is, after all, a US ship, on a US show, on a US network), it really leaves you wanting more... I have been waiting for the finale since the 9th episode came out and I hope it gets a second season and even a full fall season!


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