Best Episodes Of BrainDead

BrainDeadBrainDead is a TV series starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Danny Pino, and Aaron Tveit. A government employee discovers that the cause of the tensions between the two political parties is a race of extraterrestrial insects eating…

Release Date: June 2016

10. Goring Oxes: How You Can Survive the War on Government Through Five Easy Steps

BrainDead Season 1 Episode 3Air Date: 27 Jun. 2016
Season 1, Episode 3

Agent Onofrio’s investigation of a deadly incident on live TV causes Laurel, Gustav and Rochelle to delve deeper into the bug mystery. Luke tries to hide his affair with Scarlett.

9. Back to Work: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Congress and How It Gets Things Done (and Often Doesn’t)

BrainDead Season 1 Episode 5Air Date: 24 Jul. 2016
Season 1, Episode 5

Laurel asks her brother, Luke, for his help to get the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate the bugs, but he insists she first consult Dr. Joanne Alaimo, a leading entomologist, for her perspective on the invasion. Also, Laurel’s relationship with Anthony takes a drastic turn.

8. The Path to War Part One: The Gathering Political Storm

BrainDead Season 1 Episode 8Air Date: 14 Aug. 2016
Season 1, Episode 8

Rochelle and Gustav capture and question a man they suspect is infected by the bugs. Also, Luke and Red face off in a Senate Intelligence meeting about a potential war.

7. The Power of Euphemism: How Torture Became a Matter of Debate in American Politics

BrainDead Season 1 Episode 7Air Date: 7 Aug. 2016
Season 1, Episode 7

Laurel comes under investigation about her potential involvement with the bug infestation. Also, Gustav and Rochelle discover a unique way to communicate with those infected by the bugs.

6. Taking on Water: How Leaks in D.C. Are Discovered and Patched

BrainDead Season 1 Episode 9Air Date: 21 Aug. 2016
Season 1, Episode 9

Senator Red Wheatus hires a special investigator to dig into the Healy family’s financial and personal history. Also, when Gareth learns some sordid details about Laurel’s romantic past, it puts a strain on their budding relationship.

5. Six Points on the New Congressional Budget: The False Dichotomy of Austerity vs. Expansionary Policies

BrainDead Season 1 Episode 11Air Date: 4 Sep. 2016
Season 1, Episode 11

Luke and Laurel rush to uncover Red’s secret agenda, which is buried in a massive new budget bill. Also, Gareth inadvertently witnesses an unsettling bug encounter in Red’s office.

4. Notes Toward a Post-Reagan Theory of Party Alliance, Tribalist, and Loyalty: Past as Prologue

BrainDead Season 1 Episode 6Air Date: 31 Jul. 2016
Season 1, Episode 6

When the Center for Disease Control has its funding temporarily cut, Luke attempts to reach a compromise to have the money reinstated, but Red’s political machinations undermine him at every turn.

3. Talking Points Toward a Wholistic View of Activism in Government: Can the Top Rebel?

BrainDead Season 1 Episode 12Air Date: 11 Sep. 2016
Season 1, Episode 12

When Laurel discovers that a senate bill is not what it appears, she implores Luke to help, leading to a dramatic Senate sit-in. Also, Red and Ella battle for control of the bug agenda, and Laurel questions whether or not she should leave Washington, D.C. for good

2. Wake Up Grassroots: The Nine Virtues of Participatory Democracy, and How We Can Keep America Great by Encouraging an Informed Electorate

BrainDead Season 1 Episode 4Air Date: 11 Jul. 2016
Season 1, Episode 4

Laurel and Rochelle try to persuade Laurel’s friend Abby to get an MRI so they can uncover the real cause of the strange behavior taking over Washington, D.C. Also, Luke attempts to reopen the government through a secret deal with the Republicans.

1. The End of All We Hold Dear: What Happens When Democracies Fail: A Brief Synopsis

BrainDead Season 1 Episode 13Air Date: 11 Sep. 2016
Season 1, Episode 13

Laurel discovers the secret to driving the bugs out of a person’s brain and tests the tactic on her father. Armed with new knowledge, Laurel and Gareth attempt to expel the Queen bug out of Red’s head once and for all. Laurel and Gareth progress in their romantic relationship.