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Last Resort: Eight Bells

Marcus leads a search for three missing crew members of the Colorado, a search that leads them to Serrat's compound, where they receive an ominous demand. Meanwhile, a clandestine meeting between Kylie and Admiral Shepard confirms that the order to fire came through a back channel.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x3
Airdate: Thursday October 11th, 2012

Director: Michael Offer
Writer: Eileen Myers

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Nov 13, 2012
AU (Seven) Feb 27, 2013

  • Currently 8/10
8/10 (11 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Jay Karnes
As Secretary of Defense William Curry
Jessica Camacho
As Petty Officer Pilar Cortez
Will Rothhaar
As Petty Officer Josh Brannan
Michael Gaston
As Bennett Sinclair
April Grace
As Amanda Straugh
Michael Ng
As Sonarman Cameron Pitts
Chad Michael Collins
As Seaman Redman
Tyler Tuione
As Chief
Bruce Davison
As Admiral Arthur Shepard
Carlos Leal
As Dr. Guttman

Co-Guest Stars
Darri Ingolfsson
As Robert Mitchell
Elisa Joy White
As One Armed Woman
Kenneth Baldino
As Peterson
Salar Ghajar
As Parker
Kimo Hugho
As Villager
Cyndi Mayo Davis
As Native Woman
George Allen Gumapac
As Thug #1 (as G. Allen Gumapac)
JT Netterville
As Seaman #1
Butch Helemano
As Native Priest
Main Cast
Andre Braugher
As Captain Marcus Chaplin
Scott Speedman
As Lt. Cmdr. Sam Kendal
Daisy Betts
As Lt. Grace Shepard
Camille De Pazzis
As Sophie Girard
Dichen Lachman
As Tani Tumrenjak
Daniel Lissing
As Petty Officer James King
Sahr Ngaujah
As Julian Serrat
Autumn Reeser
As Kylie Sinclair
Robert Patrick
As Master Chief Joseph Prosser


The episode begins and a fight has broken out in the village square among sailors and village people. It turns out one of the sailors has stolen a banana. Kendal sets things right and makes the sailor pay. Three soldiers are missing, Brannan, Cortez, and a third named Red. It's determined that they are kidnapped and it's time to go looking for them. Chaplin decides it would be a good idea to let Cob go free to help with this since he is doing more damage stirring up trouble with those loyal to him. Chaplin asks for his word that he will follow orders and Cob gives it to him. Kendal is unconvinced that this is a good idea. Chaplin receives a call from a White House adviser saying their window for surrender is closing. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorShawn Ryan  |  Karl Gajdusek
Executive ProducerMarney Hochman  |  Kevin Hooks  |  Shawn Ryan  |  Karl Gajdusek
Co-Executive ProducerJohn Zinman  |  Ron Fitzgerald  |  Patrick Massett
Supervising ProducerJulie Siege
ProducerJean Higgins
Co-ProducerNicolas Bradley
Consulting ProducerEileen Myers
Production DesignerJim Spencer (1)
EditorAmy Fleming
CastingWendy Weidman  |  Rebecca Mangieri  |  Rachel W. Sutton
Unit Production ManagerMary Courtney
First Assistant DirectorBrian Faul
Second Assistant DirectorJoyce McCarthy  |  Wainani Young Tomich
MusicRobert Duncan (2)
Music SupervisorJanet Lopez  |  Evyen Klean
Costume DesignerLaura Goldsmith
Key GripDave Brown (2)
Camera OperatorKeith Jordan  |  Michael Stecher
Set DecoratorBrenda Meyers-Ballard
Location ManagerPeter Martorano
Transportation CoordinatorBruce Hauer
Property MasterDoug Madison, Jr.
Construction CoordinatorMichael Crowe
Production Sound MixerRobert J. Anderson, Jr.
Script SupervisorElizabeth Barton
Production CoordinatorAnn Kaiser
Script CoordinatorDan Hindmarch
Assistant EditorHeather Gaydos
Post Production SupervisorAlejandro Espinoza
Re-Recording MixerFrank Morrone  |  Todd Beckett
LeadmanBob Santaella
Director of PhotographyKrishna Rao
Story EditorNed Vizzini  |  Nick Antosca
Stunt CoordinatorMichael Trisler
Art DirectorGary Baugh
Costume SupervisorLeslie Herman
Makeup Department Head Michael Mills (2)
Production AccountantLaDonna Conard
Extras CastingKatie Doyle (2)
Chief Lighting TechnicianTed Tunney
Sound SupervisorLauren Stephens
Casting AssociateEmily Schoener
Special Effects SupervisorEric Frazier
Assistant To The Executive ProducerAmanda Finn  |  Samantha Stratton  |  Kent Rotherham
Assistant To The ProducerTiffany Crowe
Hair Department HeadMary Ann Valdes
Technical AdvisorPaul Jurcsak
Computer GraphicsLucas Solomon
Assistant Production Office CoordinatorJoelle Sarte
VFX SupervisorDavid T. Altenau
Video PlaybackSean Buck
Warning: Last Resort season 1 episode 3 guide may contain spoilers
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