Last Resort

The BEST episodes of Last Resort

Every episode of Last Resort ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Last Resort!

500 feet beneath the ocean's surface, the U.S. ballistic missile submarine Colorado receives orders to fire its nuclear arsenal at Pakistan. Captain Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher) and XO Sam Kendal (Scott Speedman) question the orders and the Colorado comes under fire from another U.S. submarine. With their submarine crippled, the crew of the Colorado are forced to seek refuge on a nearby island. They must survive unprecedented odds as they work to unravel the conspiracy and clear their names.

Last Updated: 7/23/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Controlled Flight Into Terrain
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8.07
2038 votes

#1 - Controlled Flight Into Terrain

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/24/2013

In the exciting series 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?

Directors: Michael Offer
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Captain
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7.94
3958 votes

#2 - Captain

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/27/2012

The submarine "USS Colorado" receives orders to fire nuclear weapons at Pakistan. When the Captain and XO demand confirmation, the Colorado crew are declared rogue enemies of their own country.

Directors: Martin Campbell
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Skeleton Crew
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7.94
2946 votes

#3 - Skeleton Crew

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/25/2012

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.

Directors: Michael Offer
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Cinderella Liberty
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7.83
2344 votes

#4 - Cinderella Liberty

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/6/2012

The crew waits for a visit from its families; Marcus must contemplate the unthinkable; the reason for the attack on Pakistan is revealed.

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The Pointy End of the Spear
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7.71
1913 votes

#5 - The Pointy End of the Spear

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/17/2013

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. Meanwhile, Speaker of the House Conrad Buell, meets with a small group of Washington heavyweights to discuss the unthinkable when Kylie’s video information helps persuade him to participate in a risky and treasonous maneuver.

Directors: Paris Barclay
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Nuke it Out
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7.71
2568 votes

#6 - Nuke it Out

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/15/2012

As Marcus and Sam hunt for the traitor in their ranks who stole their nuclear launch key, Prosser disobeys orders and starts a small war he can’t control. Meanwhile Grace and James must work together to defuse a dangerous situation, as back in D.C. Christine is indicted as Sam's co-conspirator.

Directors: Michael Offer
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Blue Water
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7.71
2174 votes

#7 - Blue Water

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/13/2012

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.

Directors: Billy Gierhart
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Blue on Blue
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7.64
3381 votes

#8 - Blue on Blue

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/4/2012

More than 20 warships close in on the Colorado. As Kendal is forced into a battle on the ground, Prosser questions Marcus' judgement.

Directors: Kevin Hooks
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Damn the Torpedoes
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7.64
1804 votes

#9 - Damn the Torpedoes

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/10/2013

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?

Directors: Clark Johnson
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Voluntold
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7.64
2965 votes

#10 - Voluntold

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/18/2012

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.

Directors: Steven DePaul
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Eight Bells
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7.64
2934 votes

#11 - Eight Bells

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/11/2012

A search for missing crew members leads to Serrat's compound and an ominous demand. A clandestine meeting between Kylie and Admiral Shepard confirms that the fire order came through a back channel.

Directors: Michael Offer
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Another Fine Navy Day
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7.53
2662 votes

#12 - Another Fine Navy Day

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/8/2012

The crew is hit with an attack by an unknown force unlike anything they’ve seen before. As confusion and aggression take hold, Marcus and Sam can no longer trust their own senses even as they race to save the sub and defend the island.

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Big Chicken Dinner
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7.51
2361 votes

#13 - Big Chicken Dinner

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/29/2012

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.

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