Karl Gajdusek

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VIDEO: Last Resort

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Last Resort
Subscription | Netflix
Length: 49:57
Aired: 1/1/2008

A gun-wielding man claiming to have a long-undiagnosed illness takes hostages at the hospital in order to get a diagnosis from House. watch

VIDEO: The Last Resort

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The Last Resort
Subscription | Netflix
Length: 20:58
Aired: 1/1/1999

Terry discovers that a "tough love" boarding school where his classmates are being sent is more like a medieval prison. watch

VIDEO: Controlled Flight Into Terrain

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Controlled Flight Into Terrain
Paid | iTunes
Length: 43:07
Aired: 1/24/2013

In the season finale, a violent battle for control erupts on the submarine, which leaves the Colorado vulnerable to capture by a third party – one with an exploitative plan. The question becomes: can Marcus and Sam take control of the sub before it’s too late? watch

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 The November Man Movie, Writer
2013 Oblivion Movie, Writer
2012 Last Resort TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2012 Last Resort TV Show Series, Creator
2011 Trespass Movie, Writer

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Last Resort Creators Promise More Than Bombs and Submarines

ABC's Last Resort is undoubtedly one of this TV season's boldest shows. But that also makes it one of the riskiest.

Fall Preview: Get scoop on all the must-watch new shows

Co-created by The Shield's Shawn Ryan and screenwriter Karl Gajdusek, Last Resort tells the story of Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher), the captain of the nuclear submarine the USS Colorado. When Chaplin and his executive officer Sam Kendal (Scott Speedman) question an order to fire warheads into Pakistan, their sub is fired upon by another American vessel, forcing them to take up residence on the French Polynesian island of Sainte Marina until they can piece together what happened and prove that they aren't traitors.

But can the show sustain its high-action, serialized premise on a female-skewing network like ABC? The creators certainly think so.... read more

Watch My Show: Last Resort's Shawn Ryan and Karl Gajdusek Answer Our Showrunner Survey

In this age of ambiguous TV heroes, it's clear in ABC's new thriller Last Resort that Submarine Captain Marcus Chaplin (Andre Braugher) and executive officer Sam Kendal (Scott Speedman) — forced into exile after demanding confirmation of orders to fire their weapons — are the good guys. The show's real intrigue comes from trying to figure out who the bad guys are. Co-creators and executive producers Shawn Ryan (The Shield) and Karl Gajdusek (Dead Like Me) answered our showrunner survey to explain why we should book a trip to the Last Resort (which launches Thursday, September 27, at 8/7c).

TV Guide Magazine: I've got room in my life to watch one more show. Why should it be yours?
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Ryan and Karl Gajdusek: It will be the show that... read more

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