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The Brink is a drama series that focuses on geopolitical crisises around the world. The top government leaders in the United States try to solve the crisis's while avoid the possibility of a World War. The show adds a bit of comedy to very serious circumstances. Jack Black and Tim Robbins are the main characters that bring many years of acting experience to the show. Jack Black plays Alex Talbot a low level Foreign Service officer and Tim Robbins plays Walter Larson, the US Secretary of State.

The dark comedy of The Brink, will attempt to make light of the possibility of a nuclear war which would be WW 3. Each season is scheduled to focus on a different area of turmoil that the US encounters, with the first season focusing on Pakistan.

Sunday 10:30 PM et/pt on HBO
1 Season, 10 Episodes
June 21, 2015
Cast: Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Pablo Schreiber, Aasif Mandvi
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The Brink Full Episode Guide

  • With an emerging global crisis, Walter tries to avoid it with other heads of state via videoconferencing. Zeke and Glenn end up in a compromising situation. Alex attempts to make a personal connection with Zaman.

  • Walter is determined to make a deal with Zaman's highest-ranking general. A grounded Zeke and Glenn get creative in their efforts to pass the time.

  • Walter attempts to defuse the tensions in The Situation Room and stop the President from starting World War 3. Alex and Rafiq have to figure out a new plan as Fareeda, her students and the rest of the embassy are being evacuated. Zeke has to make decisions on both the women in his life right before he and Glenn prepare for their latest mission.

  • Zeke is challenged to a fight and Walter pretends to have a medical emergency.

  • Walter encounters Joanne in Tel Aviv. Martin and Vanessa hold Zeke and Glenn hostage.

  • Zeke and Glenn are able to safely escape from two armed men. Walter visits the Israeli foreign minister.

  • Walter doesn't listen to his doctor's orders and instead goes to a meeting with the Indian foreign minister.

  • Alex tries to relay a message to Walter. Walter encounters some personal and professional surprises.

  • President Navarro and Defense Secretary Grey come to the conclusion that a military response is the only way to combat General Zaman's threats.

  • In the series premiere, Alex Talbot attends a bazaar and becomes involved in a violent protest.

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