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The Brink 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2015)
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Top U.S. government and military scramble to prevent World War 3 from happening amidst the chaos of a geopolitical crisis.
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Series cast summary:
Jack Black ...  Alex Talbot 10 episodes, 2015
Tim Robbins ...  Walter Larson 10 episodes, 2015
Pablo Schreiber ...  Zeke Tilson 10 episodes, 2015
Aasif Mandvi ...  Rafiq Massoud 10 episodes, 2015
Maribeth Monroe ...  Kendra Peterson 10 episodes, 2015
Eric Ladin ...  Glenn Taylor 10 episodes, 2015
Geoff Pierson ...  Pierce Grey 10 episodes, 2015
Esai Morales ...  President Julian Navarro 10 episodes, 2015
Iqbal Theba ...  General Umair Zaman 9 episodes, 2015
Erick Avari ...  Hasan 7 episodes, 2015
Melanie Chandra ...  Fareeda 7 episodes, 2015
John Larroquette ...  Robert Kittredge 7 episodes, 2015
Carla Gugino ...  Joanne Larson 6 episodes, 2015
Lamont Thompson ...  Dougan 6 episodes, 2015
Ryan Cutrona ...  James Donaldson 5 episodes, 2015
Marshall Manesh ...  Rafiq Massoud Sr. 5 episodes, 2015
Meera Syal ...  Naeema 5 episodes, 2015
Leslie Awender Leslie Awender ...  Aide to CIA Director 5 episodes, 2015
Beth Horne Beth Horne ...  Embassy Staff 5 episodes, 2015
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A new half hour comedy series, The BRINK focuses on a geopolitical crisis which tie three men together. The US Secretary of State - Walter Larson (Tim Robbins); a lowly Foreign Service Officer - Alex Talbot (Jack Black); and an ace Navy Fighter Pilot, Zeke Tilson (Pablo Schreiber). These three men must somehow pull through the chaos around them to save the planet from World War III. Written by DeAlan Wilson www.ComedyE.com

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English

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21 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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Eric Ladin previously starred in another military role on an HBO show, as Cpl. James Chaffin in mini-series Generation Kill (2008). See more »

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Many of the scenes featuring the 5th Fleet feature the F-14 Tomcat on deck; the Tomcat was retired from US Naval service in 2006. See more »

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Vanessa: [to husband, Martin, on both being kidnapped by fake Taliban] Oh, God. It's a bloody mess! They're going to lock us in a room and throw away the room.
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I really liked the first two episode, i think it is a good start .. the script looks strong and funny in most of the scenes..
1 July 2015 | by Aktham_TashtushSee all my reviews

So weird i loved the first two episodes,, the minute i'v read the reviews i was so scared even to watch the pilot , but the series is way far from those bad reviews, The Series is organized, the plot is smooth and easily understandable and the dialog is fast in a tense intriguing way ... the screenplay seems to be strong and tightly written considering the shortage of experience of Kim Benabib and only with 14 episodes of Weeds written by Roberto Benabib the script turned out unexpectedly connected and catchy.

The script or let me be more general .. the story basically revolves around three characters; the naive careless low level state department employee Alex Talbot with his dream to be a CIA operative , Walter Larson who seems rational and thoughtful on the table but also a drinker sex-addict and mouth full of "bad" comments and finally Zeke Tilson the drug-addict fighter pilot who always needs the combination of money and drugs to keep himself sane on the Jets-Reg ... see all of those three have a mission to stop world war 3 from happening... in a funny but thrilling development of events the series looked really strong.

As for the cast, well the threesome of Jack Black, Tim Robbins and Pablo Schreiber works amazingly here in a dumb, sarcastic but dreamy funny way.

So Overall, the series really caught my attention in the those first two episode ,, it is a comedy based on fictional so i think people who say its full of Zionist propaganda should just chill out a bit and i do think it has a bit of "Veep" in it but i believe it is a good thing for the show, i mean who doesn't love Veep but now with a different story and different characters.


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