- 7 Seasons
Strike back is a British and American series that falls in the genre(s) of military, action, as well as drama. It first began its broadcasting on Sky1 in the great United Kingdom. This television series takes after the novel, also called Strike back. This novel was created by the infamous novelist Chris Ryan. Chris Ryan served in the Special Air Services and is widely known to be the only member of his unit to avoid being captured by Iraqis in 1991. Which is now considered the hardest escape ever for any british solider. Chris Ryan served in the Bravo Two Zero. Andy Harris, who is the executive producer of this series, pitched it for production to Sky1, without even reading the book first. Strike back is chalk full of edge of your seat action with its wide variety of gun fights and fist fights. The series also features quite a selection of different explosives like hand grenades, rocket propelled grenades, and many more. It also has assault rifles, sniper rifles, and many side arms. Strike back OS based about a secret branch of British intelligence service members. They perform many high risk, top priority missions all over the globe. They even film the series in various exotic locations like south Africa. Two of the main characters are highly trained in there field and believe that the only training there other team members need are the cost of there bullets. After the first series was aired, Cinemax was decided to co-produce the entire franchise, starting in the second series. This series is very entertaining, emotional, and edge of your seat action. Strike back is aimed more so towards adults, not so much for children due to the violence displayed during each episode.