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A world crisis plays out like a three-dimensional chess game through the perspective of three men in Season 1 of this epic dark comedy series. Created by brothers Roberto Benabib and Kim Benabib, the show begins under threat of a coup in Pakistan when a rogue general seizes control of the country and its nuclear arsenal, leaving the fate of the world on the shoulders of three unlikely American heroes: U.S. Secretary of State Walter Larson (Tim Robbins), lowly Foreign Service officer Alex Talbott (Jack Black), and ace Navy fighter pilot Zeke 'Z-Pak' Tilson (Pablo Schreiber), who has a lucrative side business dealing prescription drugs. From the turbulent streets of the Middle East, to the White House situation room, to an aircraft carrier on the Red Sea, The Brink takes us on a wild ride to show how the foibles, egos and rivalries of political leaders can take us to the brink of world war.

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Description

A world crisis plays out like a three-dimensional chess game through the perspective of three men in Season 1 of this epic dark comedy series. Created by brothers Roberto Benabib and Kim Benabib, the show begins under threat of a coup in Pakistan when a rogue general seizes control of the country and its nuclear arsenal, leaving the fate of the world on the shoulders of three unlikely American heroes: U.S. Secretary of State Walter Larson (Tim Robbins), lowly Foreign Service officer Alex Talbott (Jack Black), and ace Navy fighter pilot Zeke 'Z-Pak' Tilson (Pablo Schreiber), who has a lucrative side business dealing prescription drugs. From the turbulent streets of the Middle East, to the White House situation room, to an aircraft carrier on the Red Sea, The Brink takes us on a wild ride to show how the foibles, egos and rivalries of political leaders can take us to the brink of world war.

    • EPISODE 1

    Pilot

    Series Premiere. In Islamabad, Pakistan, low-level State Department bureaucrat Alex Talbott asks his driver Rafiq to take him to a local bazaar to score some weed. The two encounter a mass protest that turns violent, and end up fleeing their car and taking refuge in the house Rafiq shares with his parents and sister. In Washington, D.C., Secretary of State Walter Larson is fetched from a hotel tryst to attend an emergency White House meeting on the growing unrest in Pakistan. After learning that General Umair Zaman is threatening the region with destruction, the president and the Secretary of Defense put a plan in motion to remove Pakistan's nuclear arsenal, against Walter's advice. The group soon discovers that Alex is their only source of hard information on the ground in Pakistan. Meanwhile, onboard an aircraft carrier in the region, ace pilot Zeke 'Z-Pak' Tilson calls his ex-wife Ashley in Florida, urging her to send more 'product' for his lucrative drug side business.

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    • 33 Minutes

    Series Premiere. In Islamabad, Pakistan, low-level State Department bureaucrat Alex Talbott asks his driver Rafiq to take him to a local bazaar to score some weed. The two encounter a mass protest that turns violent, and end up fleeing their car and taking refuge in the house Rafiq shares with his parents and sister. In Washington, D.C., Secretary of State Walter Larson is fetched from a hotel tryst to attend an emergency White House meeting on the growing unrest in Pakistan. After learning that General Umair Zaman is threatening the region with destruction, the president and the Secretary of Defense put a plan in motion to remove Pakistan's nuclear arsenal, against Walter's advice. The group soon discovers that Alex is their only source of hard information on the ground in Pakistan. Meanwhile, onboard an aircraft carrier in the region, ace pilot Zeke 'Z-Pak' Tilson calls his ex-wife Ashley in Florida, urging her to send more 'product' for his lucrative drug side business.

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    • 33 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Half-Cocked

    With President Navarro and Defense Secretary Grey ordering a military response to General Zaman's threats, Walter argues that an air strike could unleash a world war. He and Kendra must track down a moderate contact inside the Pakistan government to defuse the crisis. Meanwhile, after learning that classified information has been sent from Rafiq's house, Zaman's men storm the place and, after threatening Rafiq's family, end up dragging Alex to an undisclosed location for interrogation of the worst kind. In the skies over Pakistan, with Walter and the President looking on via an airborne camera, Zeke tries to sober up a drug-addled Glenn, but his partner accidentally launches a missile that creates high anxiety in three different world capitals.

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    • 28 Minutes

    With President Navarro and Defense Secretary Grey ordering a military response to General Zaman's threats, Walter argues that an air strike could unleash a world war. He and Kendra must track down a moderate contact inside the Pakistan government to defuse the crisis. Meanwhile, after learning that classified information has been sent from Rafiq's house, Zaman's men storm the place and, after threatening Rafiq's family, end up dragging Alex to an undisclosed location for interrogation of the worst kind. In the skies over Pakistan, with Walter and the President looking on via an airborne camera, Zeke tries to sober up a drug-addled Glenn, but his partner accidentally launches a missile that creates high anxiety in three different world capitals.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Baghdad My A**

    Alex is tasked by Zaman's half-brother Raja to get a message to Walter--a mission which Alex hopes will save him from being sent to Baghdad. Walter is greeted with personal and professional surprises at home before taking off for New Delhi. On the aircraft carrier, Zeke and Glenn await their inquiry into the downed drone.

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    • 25 Minutes

    Alex is tasked by Zaman's half-brother Raja to get a message to Walter--a mission which Alex hopes will save him from being sent to Baghdad. Walter is greeted with personal and professional surprises at home before taking off for New Delhi. On the aircraft carrier, Zeke and Glenn await their inquiry into the downed drone.

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    • 25 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    I'll Never Be Batman

    In New Delhi, Walter defies doctor's orders and meets with the Indian Foreign Minister to urge him to withdraw his troops. Zeke contemplates the merits and perils of leading a double life before he and Glenn take off on a recon mission. In Islamabad, Alex encounters resistance as he tries to deliver a package to Raja.

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    • 25 Minutes

    In New Delhi, Walter defies doctor's orders and meets with the Indian Foreign Minister to urge him to withdraw his troops. Zeke contemplates the merits and perils of leading a double life before he and Glenn take off on a recon mission. In Islamabad, Alex encounters resistance as he tries to deliver a package to Raja.

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    • 25 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Swim, Shmuley, Swim

    Zeke and Glenn narrowly escape from two armed men in the tribal region before being picked up by an eccentric British couple. With Fareeda missing, Alex and Rafiq head to her school and encounter a group of girls with nowhere to go. Against the President's orders, Walter pays an unscheduled visit to the Israeli Foreign Minister.

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    • 25 Minutes

    Zeke and Glenn narrowly escape from two armed men in the tribal region before being picked up by an eccentric British couple. With Fareeda missing, Alex and Rafiq head to her school and encounter a group of girls with nowhere to go. Against the President's orders, Walter pays an unscheduled visit to the Israeli Foreign Minister.

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    • 25 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Tweet Tweet Tweet

    Ordered to return to DC, Walter runs into Joanne in Tel Aviv, and angles to use her new position to his advantage. Held hostage by Martin and Vanessa, Zeke and Glenn agree to participate in role-playing games in hopes of a release. Later, Alex meets with Kittredge, who shares a revelatory dream.

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    • 23 Minutes

    Ordered to return to DC, Walter runs into Joanne in Tel Aviv, and angles to use her new position to his advantage. Held hostage by Martin and Vanessa, Zeke and Glenn agree to participate in role-playing games in hopes of a release. Later, Alex meets with Kittredge, who shares a revelatory dream.

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    • 23 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Sticky Wicket

    Zeke is challenged to a fight; En route to DC, Walter fakes a medical emergency to force an unscheduled landing; With the American Embassy on lockdown, Alex plots an escape.

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    • 26 Minutes

    Zeke is challenged to a fight; En route to DC, Walter fakes a medical emergency to force an unscheduled landing; With the American Embassy on lockdown, Alex plots an escape.

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    • 26 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Who's Grover Cleveland?

    With tensions rising in Islamabad, Walter tries to convince the President to act with caution. On the aircraft carrier, Zeke must deal with the women in his life before he and his fellow pilots get new orders. Inside the Embassy, Alex tries to make amends with Rafiq and Fareeda.

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    • 26 Minutes

    With tensions rising in Islamabad, Walter tries to convince the President to act with caution. On the aircraft carrier, Zeke must deal with the women in his life before he and his fellow pilots get new orders. Inside the Embassy, Alex tries to make amends with Rafiq and Fareeda.

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    • 26 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    Just a Little Crazy Talk

    Walter tries to strike a deal with Zaman's highest-ranking general. Zeke and Glenn find a way to pass the time after being grounded. With Rafiq translating, Alex tries to figure out if and when he should initiate Walter's 'Plan B.'

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    • 22 Minutes

    Walter tries to strike a deal with Zaman's highest-ranking general. Zeke and Glenn find a way to pass the time after being grounded. With Rafiq translating, Alex tries to figure out if and when he should initiate Walter's 'Plan B.'

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    • 22 Minutes
    • EPISODE 10

    There Will Be Consequences

    Season One Finale. With a global crisis looming, Zeke and Glenn once again find themselves in a compromised state. Walter tries to diffuse the situation with various heads of state via videoconference; Alex attempts to connect with Zaman on a personal level.

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    • 28 Minutes

    Season One Finale. With a global crisis looming, Zeke and Glenn once again find themselves in a compromised state. Walter tries to diffuse the situation with various heads of state via videoconference; Alex attempts to connect with Zaman on a personal level.

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    • 28 Minutes
    • EPISODE 101

    Season 1 Trailer

    Tim Robbins, Jack Black and Pablo Schreiber are the hapless hopes for saving the planet from World War III in this HBO comedy series.

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    Tim Robbins, Jack Black and Pablo Schreiber are the hapless hopes for saving the planet from World War III in this HBO comedy series.

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    • 1 Minute
    • EPISODE 102

    The Brink: On the Brink Featurette

    Visit the set of 'The Brink' as stars Tim Robbins, Jack Black and Pablo Schreiber open up about the satirical series.

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    Visit the set of 'The Brink' as stars Tim Robbins, Jack Black and Pablo Schreiber open up about the satirical series.

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