TNT has released the Official Synopsis of The Last Ship episode “Trials” (1.09) that will be aired on August 17, 2014.
Rachel and Chandler ask for six volunteers to participate in human trials of her vaccine, but the tests could be a living hell as the virus and the vaccine do battle inside their bodies. Meanwhile back in the States, Chandler’s wife and father are doing everything they can to keep their family alive.
In The Last Ship, their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet’s population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.
The Last Ship is based on the 1988 novel by William Brinkley. Executive producers include Michael Bay.