The Best Episodes of The Brink

There Will Be Consequences

#1 - There Will Be Consequences 8.23

Season 1 - Episode 10

There is a looming global crisis, which Walter tries to avert with other heads of state via videoconferencing. Zeke and Glenn end up in a compromised state. Alex attempts to make a personal connection with Zaman.

Directors: Michael Lehmann
Just a Little Crazy Talk

#2 - Just a Little Crazy Talk 7.91

Season 1 - Episode 9

Walter seeks to make a deal with Zaman's highest-ranking general; a grounded Zeke and Glenn find a way to pass the time; Rafiq's translation helps Alex determine how to go about implementing Walter's "Plan B."

Directors: Adam Bernstein
Who's Grover Cleveland?

#3 - Who's Grover Cleveland? 7.84

Season 1 - Episode 8

Alex makes amends; Zeke is forced to face the women in his life; Walter urges caution in the Situation Room.

Directors: Michael Lehmann
I'll Never Be Batman

#4 - I'll Never Be Batman 7.70

Season 1 - Episode 4

Alex gets advice from Walter before his crucial rendezvous with Raja. Meanwhile, Walter works around a medical emergency and interference from above to cut a deal with India's foreign minister; and Zeke realizes he's promised more than he can deliver to the women in his life.

Directors: Michael Lehmann
Sticky Wicket

#5 - Sticky Wicket 7.67

Season 1 - Episode 7

Alex plans an escape for some Pakistani schoolgirls; Zeke is challenged to a fight; Walter fakes a medical emergency.

Directors: Scott Winant

#6 - Pilot 7.58

Season 1 - Episode 1

In the premiere of this black comedy about a military coup in Pakistan, an unlikely trio try to prevent World War III: the U.S. secretary of state in Washington, D.C.; a low-level diplomat in Islamabad; and a stressed-out Navy fighter pilot on an aircraft carrier in the Red Sea.

Directors: Jay Roach
Baghdad My Ass

#7 - Baghdad My Ass 7.58

Season 1 - Episode 3

Alex needs to get to the U.S. embassy to send a message to Walter, but he'll have to get past the ambassador to do it. Meanwhile, Zeke and Glenn land in the brig to await their disciplinary hearing, and Walter's desperate flight to India could be in jeopardy due to a medical emergency.

Directors: John Poll
Tweet Tweet Tweet

#8 - Tweet Tweet Tweet 7.54

Season 1 - Episode 6

Walter runs into Joanne in Tel Aviv and tries to use her new position to his advantage. Meanwhile, Zeke and Glenn, who are being held hostage by Martin and Vanessa, agree to participate in role-playing games in hopes of being released; and Kittredge shares a revolutionary dream with Alex.

Directors: Michael Lehmann
Swim, Shmuley, Swim

#9 - Swim, Shmuley, Swim 7.53

Season 1 - Episode 5

Zeke and Glenn are rescued by an eccentric English couple after escaping their armed captors. Meanwhile, Alex and Rafiq find Fareeda hiding at her school with a group of female students who have nowhere to go; and Walter defies the president by flying to Israel to meet with the prime minister.

Directors: J Michael Muro

#10 - Half-Cocked 7.47

Season 1 - Episode 2

Alex is captured by Zaman's soldiers and subjected to intense interrogation when they suspect he's working for the CIA. Meanwhile, Walter begs the president to delay the air strikes until he can reach someone in the Pakistani government; and Zeke and Glenn continue their high-stakes mission under extreme circumstances.

Directors: Tim Robbins