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Season 2  "One Year In"  2x1

Aired 24 days ago - Sep 27, 2017

Now, one year into office, Kirkman is a Commander-in-Chief determined to rebuild the Capitol and capture the terrorists behind the catastrophic attack on the United States. When Ukrainian nationalists hijack a Russian Air flight, the president is faced with a hostage situation in which his diplomatic skills are put to the test.

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Recap of Designated Survivor Season 2 Episode 1 (S02E01) - 2
Appearance is reality, and the reality here
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But not the White House water 'cause...
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No, I got to go home.
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Why are you British all of a sudden?
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Let me know as soon as they've got an assessment.
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because Russia will use this as an excuse to attack Ukraine.
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Russia does not negotiate with terrorists.
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This hijacking is an attack on a Russian entity,
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You guys are in a terminal tailspin,
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Now, DHS is monitoring the situation,
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Naked hostility?
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- I can come back. - Oh, that won't be necessary.
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Then you got into Stanford's doctoral program,
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And I broke a promise to my best friend,
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Thank you, Mike.
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- Emily? - Yep?
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You think I should talk to Seth about that?
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A source tells me that, in Amsterdam,
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If he doesn't want to cooperate,
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It's like both sides want the situation to deteriorate.
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to hijack a Russian jet?
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So you don't drink goji kombucha.
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It's a little combative.
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Oh, my God.
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Shouldn't be long now. You gonna be okay here?
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Don't bother sitting down. You won't be here long enough.
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So we should all proceed with caution.
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and when your bosses start calling,
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He's got about a dozen tickets here... all for this morning...
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Write about that.
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T-then you know I'm not someone you can honor.
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I think so.
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and you want that embrace to be public.
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Mr. President, you're needed in command ops.
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I had a friend on that plane...
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