After the last batch of vaccine trials on monkeys was successful, it's time for six human Guinea pigs. After Tex and officer give the example, many crewmen volunteer. Danny is disqualified due to his recent sickness, but his girlfriend Kara is among the six (un)Lucky ones, like Miller. Several symptoms could mean the sickness wins, but the lack of consistency leaves Scott hope for another explanation, even after one death. Quincy's idea to administer immune Bertrise's plasma proves her right, the key is Niels's human gene, for which the Original strain provides a Trojan horse. Danny learns that Kara is expecting his healthy, immune baby. Captain Chandler's family meanwhile struggles at home, his father to constructs a radio, his sister to find provisions while contagion spreads.
Did You Know?
When Lt. J.G. Chung is talking to Lt. Commander Garnett she tells him that he might have to take over as Chief Engineer and that he is more than ready for the job. Chung replies that she is jumping the gun, and that "Cheng Chung sounds terrible". Cheng is a naval short-hand term for a Chief Engineer. See more
Early on when a sailor is being asked questions by the ship's "doc," she calls him sir. The "doc" is a chief, and any sailor who has passed basic training knows you never call a chief sir. Only commissioned officers are called sir. See more
[standing over Cossetti's dead body
The ceremony will be at 0900. We'll have seven gunners and the ensigns at half-mast. It'll be a hero's farewell.
CO CDR Tom Chandler
He wanted to redeem himself. He never had to. He gave his life for mine.
He gave his life for the mission. And now we're free to finish it.
The Last Ship End Credits Theme
Written by James S. Levine
& Jim Dooley See more