Screenrant | The Brink: 'Pilot' Review


All the inconsistencies and lack of genuine laughs aside, The Brink ultimately boils down to a single question: What, exactly, is the series’ target? The way the humor is set up and made deliberately pointed makes it clear the object is to lampoon something, but what the show is aiming at remains unclear. The three main threads seem to be the most obvious targets of the writers’ barbs, but even then, the show gets too caught up in the juvenile antics and embarrassing behavior of its characters to actually make a coherent commentary on something like the futility of war, or the failures of American diplomacy.

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