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‘Last Resort’ Review: Cinderella Liberty

Last Resort answers the biggest question when the truth of what happened in Pakistan is finally revealed in “Cinderella Liberty.”

Photo courtesy of ABC

Photo courtesy of ABC

The families of the Colorado crew members are on their way to visit the island when they are taken hostage by Pakistani soldiers. “Cinderella Liberty” shows the repercussions of the SEALS mission in Pakistan and how it’s has political and personal links to the hostage situation.

Chaplin (Andre Braugher) himself in a difficult situation. The Pakistani soldiers want him to fire at India or the crew’s family members die. Part of the problem is that Chaplin’s firing key is still missing.

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‘Last Resort’ Review: Skeleton Crew

Negotiations are the key issue as Secretary of Defense William Curry (Jay Karnes) arrives on Sainte Marina to talk to Captain Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher) and XO Sam Kendal (Scott Speedman). Admiral Shepard (Bruce Davison) is a surprising visitor to the island and they are accompanied by Amanda Straugh (April Grace) to help with the negotiations.

Photo courtesy of ABC

Photo courtesy of ABC

While this is going on, Lieutenant Grace Shepard (Daisy Betts) is in charge of the Colorado on a repair mission that could leave the crew and SEAL Officer James King (Daniel Lissing) in danger.

Meanwhile in America, Kylie Sinclair (Autumn Reeser) is finding out that certain doors are being closed to her while Paul Wells (Jay Hernandez) is trying to get closer to Christine Kendal (Jessy Schram).

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‘Last Resort’ Review: Voluntold

If you can’t trust your crew members then who can you trust. It’s a something that Captain Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher) and XO Sam Kendal (Scott Speedman) have to figure out very quickly. They have officially been charged with treason against the United States and unrest is growing within the crew of the Colorado. Marcus gives the crew a big decision to make; stay or go home.

Photo courtesy of ABC

Photo courtesy of ABC

Secretary of Defense William Curry (Jay Karnes) sent communication to the submarine with an order to kill Marcus. A few of the crew members see the order and one of them shoots at Marcus.

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‘Last Resort’ Review: Blue on Blue

The pilot showed the start of their own country turning against the crew of the Colorado. “Blue on Blue” gives the crew another headache as they have to contend with a foreign obstacle as well as 20+ US warships.

Photo courtesy of ABC

Photo courtesy of ABC

Captain Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher) declared a 200-mile perimeter as no man’s land around the island but people aren’t exactly listening. One of the submarines moves in closer to the Colorado’s position and a plane flies within the island’s airspace.

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‘Last Resort’ Review: Captain

When the trailers for the new TV shows were released in May, Last Resort was one of a small handful that I was immediately excited to see. There have been many shows where a show hasn’t lived up to the trailer. With Last Resort, it exceeded my expectations and it doesn’t fail to disappoint. After only watching one episode, I’m already hooked.

Photo courtesy of ABC

Photo courtesy of ABC

The show follows the submarine crew of the Colorado. They are given the order to fire missiles at a foreign country, on a channel that is meant to be used when the US is under attack. Querying the order by asking for confirmation, Captain Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher) finds himself relived of his duties and XO Sam Kendal (Scott Speedman) is put in charge to make the decision to fire. After also asking for confirmation of the order, the Colorado is hit by a missile and is forced to seek refuge on an exotic island. Not only, do the crew, have to find a way to clear their names but on the island, they have to deal with Julian Serrat (Sahr Ngaujah) who doesn’t take too well the influx of Americans.

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