The BEST Episodes of The Last Ship
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 6, 2019
After a pandemic kills 80% of the world's population, the crew of an unaffected Navy ship - the USS Nathan James - must try to find a cure to save humanity. Their mission is simple: Find a cure, stop the virus.
#1 - Cry Havoc
Season 2 - Episode 12
After retrieving the mastermind behind the Immune communications network, Nathan James finds itself trapped between the sub and civilian blockades set up by the Immunes. Chandler sends Dr. Scott and the cure off the ship under the protection of XO Slattery as the James heads towards its inevitable final showdown with the sub.
#2 - No Place Like Home
Season 1 - Episode 10
Chandler and his crew finally returns home, where a former D.C. power player is fending off a dangerous warlord who threatens her hopes of restoring law and order in society. Now with a location and a means to finalize their mission, Chandler sets out to save his dying family, only to discover something absolutely terrifying about this brave new world.
#3 - Don't Look Back
Season 3 - Episode 13
The fight for America comes to an end; Chandler faces a challenge that could change his life forever.
#4 - Two Sailors Walk Into a Bar...
Season 1 - Episode 8
With Chandler and Tex caught in a dangerous situation, Slattery has to step into the role as commanding officer. Torn between a mission with the fate of the world at stake and a Captain (and friend) in danger, Slattery has to find a way to get his people back without losing the most important asset: the vaccine prototype.
#5 - A More Perfect Union
Season 2 - Episode 13
Season Finale- With their mission now fully dedicated to spreading the cure, Nathan James puts a call out to civilians to meet at pre-selected ports across the country, where all will receive the cure. However, small Immune factions remain active in their quest to fight the cure and fulfill Ramsey's dreams.
#6 - Legacy
Season 3 - Episode 11
Chandler faces his powerful enemy in a final showdown. Kara joins someone that can help with her mission.
#7 - Trials
Season 1 - Episode 9
Rachel and Chandler ask for six volunteers to participate in human trials of her vaccine, but the tests could be a living hell as the virus and the vaccine do battle inside their bodies. Meanwhile back in the States, Chandler’s wife and father are doing everything they can to keep their family alive.
#8 - Resistance
Season 3 - Episode 12
Chandler returns to America to find out what has really been happening.
#9 - Paradise
Season 3 - Episode 9
Chandler gets a lead that could help answer threatening questions. Kara does some digging in the White House.
#10 - Honor
Season 5 - Episode 8
Chandler must devise a plan to avoid losing everything, while a devastating hostage situation occurs back home.
#11 - Scuttle
Season 3 - Episode 10
Chandler finds himself making a difficult decision when an order comes in from the White House.
#12 - Endgame
Season 4 - Episode 10
Chandler confronts his enemy — and his personal demons — in a final showdown, with the fate of humanity on the line.
#13 - In the Dark
Season 3 - Episode 7
The Nathan James must evade an overwhelming threat. A revelation in St. Louis puts President Michener in a terrible position.
#14 - Valkyrie
Season 2 - Episode 11
After a message is broadcast implicating the Navy in a devastating disaster, Chandler looks to infiltrate the network and regain the trust of the American people.
#15 - Fight the Ship
Season 2 - Episode 2
After the horrifying revelations and reversals of fortune in Baltimore, Chandler and his fractured team join forces with an underground resistance in an attempt to defeat Amy Granderson. With doses of the cure running low, Rachel tries to do some good for the sick while remaining a prisoner at Avocet. Meanwhile, Slattery and the crew of Nathan James are in a race against time to save an injured Dr. Tophet and regain control of their ship.
#16 - SOS
Season 1 - Episode 7
After picking up a distress call near Jamaica, Chandler and a small team stage a rescue attempt. But a surprise attack leave Chandler and Tex stranded at sea. Slattery and the crew search desperately to find their lost at sea Captain and his comrade, hoping to do so before their enemies beat them to it.
#17 - Dog Day
Season 3 - Episode 6
Chandler's mission comes to a head as he prepares the final part of his plan. President Michener ponders the fate of his presidency.
#18 - Minefield
Season 3 - Episode 5
Chandler's mission becomes complicated as his position is worsened. President Michener faces pressure from the regional leaders.
#19 - Courage
Season 5 - Episode 9
The crew prepares for their most ambitious mission to date.
#20 - Achilles
Season 2 - Episode 5
With a small group of survivors from Solace in tow, Chandler and his crew square off against an enemy of the most dangerous kind - a nuclear-powered submarine led by rogue British naval officers, Sean and Ned Ramsey. XO Slattery interrogates a captured mercenary from the hospital ship in an effort to extract information on the sub and its mission. As Nathan James engages in a perilous game of cat-and- mouse, the truth about the mercenary sub unfolds.
#21 - Somos la Sangre
Season 5 - Episode 7
Pinned down after days of fighting, Vulture team must find their way into a secretive enemy camp.
#22 - The Scott Effect
Season 3 - Episode 1
CNO Tom Chandler is sent to Asia to investigate a possible mutation of the Red Flu. Captain Slattery and his crew deliver a cure to Southeast Asia but there may be an unexpected threat in the region.
#23 - Alone and Unafraid
Season 2 - Episode 7
While XO Slattery struggles to evade the sub in the water, Chandler and the land team infiltrate the Immune compound. Danny poses as one of Ned's workers and discovers that Niels, a.k.a. Patient Zero, is now working for the Ramseys. Meanwhile, Captain Chandler manages to encroach on Sean's inner circle, which includes an important government official, Jeffrey Michener. Has Michener been brainwashed by the Immune propaganda along with the rest of the camp? Or can he be an ally?
#24 - Commitment
Season 5 - Episode 10
It is all out war as Chandler must face his fears and confront the greatest threat he has ever encountered.
#25 - Devil May Care
Season 3 - Episode 4
Chandler must confront his suspected new foe. Slattery learns more about the supposed virus mutation. Pressure mounts on President Michener as the situation worsens.