The Last Ship (2014–2018)
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Phase Six 

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CO CDR Tom Chandler and his crew find themselves in a whole new world when the ship's scientist passenger, Dr. Rachel Scott, reveals that the entire planet is in their hands.


Jonathan Mostow


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Dane ... CO CDR Tom Chandler
Rhona Mitra ... Dr. Rachel Scott
Adam Baldwin ... XO Mike Slattery
Charles Parnell ... CMC Jeter
Sam Spruell ... Quincy
Travis Van Winkle ... Lt. Danny Green
Marissa Neitling ... Lt. Kara Foster
Christina Elmore ... Lt. Alisha Granderson
Tracy Middendorf ... Darien Chandler
Grace Kaufman ... Ashley Chandler
Aidan Sussman ... Sam Chandler
Andy T. Tran Andy T. Tran ... Lt. Andy Chung
Chris Sheffield ... Comms Officer Will Mason
Kevin Phillips ... Francis 'Frank' Benz
Darren O'Hare ... Lt. Siegle


Battle ship captain CO commander Tom Chandler courteously accommodates zoologist Dr. Rachel Scott's wishes to research birds in the Arctic while his crew engages incommunicado in war games. When his patience is exhausted, a satellite call to the White House has his return order overruled by the Pentagon, the top-secret research is national security priority. Then a Russian force attacks her last and successful sample hunt, but is fought-off. Chandler orders a hasty return home, but finally learns the world is in the grip of an unprecedented pandemic which wiped out most of humanity. It started from Egypt but spreads over all continents, wiping out all demographic, economic and political order. They attempt to bring the bird virus sample, the only hope to develop a vaccine, to a US lab, but the disease already rendered the entire country lawless, hence too unsafe, so Scott must improvise in the primitive lab aboard. Written by KGF Vissers

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The term "Bravo Zulu" or "BZ" originates from the days of nautical flag signaling, when the flag combination "BZ" was shown it was to convey the message of "well done". In modern naval vernacular it is used as a common spoken short-hand way of telling someone they have performed a task especially well. See more »


Shortly after returning from the cruise ship, we see an antenna slew in place followed by radio communications being restored. The antenna shown is part of the SPG-62 Fire Control Director for guiding the ship's anti-Air missiles into their targets, not a communications antenna. See more »


CO CDR Tom Chandler: This is the captain speaking. We have no contact with home, and I have good reason to believe that the American government is no longer functioning. The country we all hoped we were coming back to no longer exists. We left these shores four months ago as members of the United States Navy. But now we are more than that. Now our duty is to the entire world. On board this ship is the hope... for our futures, for our families, and for all of humanity, because in that lab in our helo bay are the ...
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The Last Ship End Credits Theme
Written by James S. Levine & Jim Dooley
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Solid Show - Recommended
29 June 2014 | by tdsharkeysSee all my reviews

Don't listen to all the negatives on here, this is a solid show. Granted, the plot isn't NEW, but pretty much every plot has been done in some way or fashion.

Anyway, it's a good show with some good actors and a decent plot. I'm not big on the trailers giving away so much of the show though, I felt like I had seen half the episode before it had even started.

They do a pretty accurate job of depicting the U.S. Navy, although with some alterations that could happen given the severity of the situation this crew now finds itself in.

I really do wish people would lay off what they think are mistakes, don't forget your service members are PEOPLE just like you and me and they have emotions and feelings and do things not according to the book occasionally.

TL;DR - Great show, give it a shot and see for yourself.

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