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The Best Episodes of The Brink

Every episode of The Brink ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of The Brink!

Three top U.S. government and military officials scramble to prevent World War 3 from happening amidst the chaos of a geopolitical crisis.

Genre:Comedy
Network:HBO

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "The Brink" is "There Will Be Consequences", rated 8.5/10 from 366 user votes. It was directed by Michael Lehmann and written by Roberto Benabib, Kim Benabib, Dave Holstein. "There Will Be Consequences" aired on 8/23/2015 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Just a Little Crazy Talk".

  • There Will Be Consequences
    8.5/10 366 votes

    #1 - There Will Be Consequences

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2015-08-23

    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.

    Director: Michael Lehmann

    Writer: Roberto Benabib, Kim Benabib, Dave Holstein

  • Just a Little Crazy Talk
    8.4/10 356 votes

    #2 - Just a Little Crazy Talk

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2015-08-16

    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."

    Director: Adam Bernstein

    Writer: Roberto Benabib, Kim Benabib, Dave Holstein

  • Who's Grover Cleveland?
    8.1/10 324 votes

    #3 - Who's Grover Cleveland?

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2015-08-09

    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.

    Director: Michael Lehmann

    Writer: Wes Jones

  • Sticky Wicket
    8.0/10 328 votes

    #4 - Sticky Wicket

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2015-08-02

    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.

    Director: Scott Winant

    Writer: Roberto Benabib, Aasif Mandvi

  • I'll Never Be Batman
    7.8/10 380 votes

    #5 - I'll Never Be Batman

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2015-07-12

    Alex gets advice from Walter before his crucial rendezvous with Raja. Walter works around a medical emergency and interference from above to cut a deal with India's foreign minister. Zeke realizes he's promised more than he can deliver to the women in his life.

    Director: Michael Lehmann

    Writer: Dave Holstein

  • Half-Cocked
    7.6/10 462 votes

    #6 - Half-Cocked

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2015-06-28

    Alex is captured by Zaman's soldiers and subjected to intense interrogation when they suspect he's working for the CIA. Walter begs the president to delay the air strikes until he can reach someone in the Pakistani government, and Zeke and Glenn continue their high-stakes mission under extreme circumstances.

    Director: Tim Robbins

    Writer: Roberto Benabib, Kim Benabib

  • Baghdad My Ass
    7.6/10 403 votes

    #7 - Baghdad My Ass

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2015-07-05

    Alex needs to get to the U.S. embassy to send a message to Walter, but he'll have to get past the ambassador to do it. Meanwhile, Zeke and Glenn land in the brig to await their disciplinary hearing, and Walter's desperate flight to India could be in jeopardy due to a medical emergency.

    Director: Jon Poll

    Writer: Roberto Benabib, Kim Benabib

  • Tweet Tweet Tweet
    7.6/10 328 votes

    #8 - Tweet Tweet Tweet

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2015-07-26

    Walter runs into Joanne in Tel Aviv and tries to use her new position to his advantage. Zeke and Glenn, who are being held hostage by Martin and Vanessa, agree to participate in role-playing games in hopes of being released. Kittredge shares a revolutionary dream with Alex.

    Director: Michael Lehmann

    Writer: Sam Forman

  • Swim, Shmuley, Swim
    7.5/10 350 votes

    #9 - Swim, Shmuley, Swim

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2015-07-19

    Zeke and Glenn are rescued by an eccentric English couple after escaping their armed captors. Alex and Rafiq find Fareeda hiding at her school with a group of female students who have nowhere to go. Walter defies the president by flying to Israel to meet with the prime minister.

    Director: J. Michael Muro

    Writer: Jack Kukoda

  • Pilot
    7.3/10 655 votes

    #10 - Pilot

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2015-06-21

    An unlikely trio try to prevent World War III: the U.S. secretary of state in Washington, D.C.; a low-level diplomat in Islamabad; and a stressed-out Navy fighter pilot on an aircraft carrier in the Red Sea.

    Director: Jay Roach

    Writer: Roberto Benabib, Kim Benabib