Strike Back: Origins

Strike Back: Origins

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In this six-part series that inspired the hit Cinemax series 'Strike Back,' scapegoated British soldier John Porter (Richard Armitage) is recruited by top-secret agency Section 20 and former team member Hugh Collinson (Andrew Lincoln) to defuse an international terrorist crisis--a mission that holds clues to both agent's dark pasts.
In this six-part series that inspired the hit Cinemax series 'Strike Back,' scapegoated British soldier John Porter (Richard Armitage) is recruited by top-secret agency Section 20 and former team member Hugh Collinson (Andrew Lincoln) to defuse an international terrorist crisis--a mission that holds clues to both agent's dark pasts.

Season 1 (6 episodes)

  • 1. Episode 01

    Original air date: 10/25/2013 Runtime: 45:42 min.

    Original air date: 10/25/2013 Runtime: 45:42 min. Series Premiere. Exiled from the British Special Forces, John Porter resurfaces years later in hopes of rescuing a kidnapped journalist.

  • 2. Episode 02

    Original air date: 11/01/2013 Runtime: 44:43 min.

    Original air date: 11/01/2013 Runtime: 44:43 min. Porter allows himself to be captured by Al Nazeri as a way to rescue kidnapped journalist Katie Dartmouth.

  • 3. Episode 03

    Original air date: 11/08/2013 Runtime: 44:48 min.

    Original air date: 11/08/2013 Runtime: 44:48 min. Porter infiltrates a high-security prison in Zimbabwe in order to liberate an ex-Special Forces assassin.

  • 4. Episode 04

    Original air date: 11/15/2013 Runtime: 44:35 min.

    Original air date: 11/15/2013 Runtime: 44:35 min. Porter and Masuku evacuate a border orphanage and prepare for a last stand against Colonel Tshuma.

  • 5. Episode 05

    Original air date: 11/22/2013 Runtime: 43:21 min.

    Original air date: 11/22/2013 Runtime: 43:21 min. Porter heads to Afghanistan to investigate an encryption breach that may have been orchestrated by an expatriate contractor.

  • 6. Episode 06

    Original air date: 11/29/2013 Runtime: 44:42 min.

    Original air date: 11/29/2013 Runtime: 44:42 min. Season Finale. Porter heads for an explosive desert rendezvous as Thompson solves a seven-year mystery.