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Season 3  "South China Sea"  3x3

Aired 5 months ago - Oct 23, 2016

After U.S. environmental activists protesting China’s damage of a South China Sea reef are arrested for spying, Elizabeth finds herself in a stalemate with the Chinese foreign minister as she lobbies for their release. Also, Henry pushes the FBI to investigate one of Elizabeth’s former students who he suspects is his family’s cyber-stalker, and President Dalton’s trade visit to Vietnam brings back memories of serving there during the war.

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...and Nadine is wondering how China's taking
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Not as yet, no.
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- All I'm saying. - Oh, and don't forget to note
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on Chinese territory,
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You would be wise not to meddle further in our internal affairs.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 6
in general and of my wife specifically.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 7
But I assure you, we'll look at Mr. Merchant as well.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 8
Best guess?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 9
Furthermore, the catfish deal got hung up in part
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Show that just because you're running as an independent,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 11
about the progress your country has made,
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Again, I do apologize for the short notice.
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that Vietnam will have to meet in order to get
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 14
The city's so different now,
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I'm proud to have served, but, uh...
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or... leadership.
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- So don't just take those extra pounds lying down. - What the hell?
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so they can't be hacked again.
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to stay in a house that can't be secured.
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Well, then that reporter just earned himself an exclusive
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I'd like to meet her someday.
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Holding our citizens,
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Well, it was hacked.
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like the health of the planet
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and I will keep you up to date with our progress.
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a brute-force attack to gain access to the server,
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Yes, and you
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about "technically." It's time to draw a line in the sand.
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Don't you think, maybe, you're-you're letting
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 34
You're a Panda-Cammer, too?
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writing reports nobody would ever read,
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A quarter of which is supposed to be
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from Oliver Shaw's office, to see the secretary?
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- (both laugh) - Aw. - (computer dings)
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There's not really anything here, unfortunately.
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From that position,
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And China needs to know that it won't stand.
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It is not for the United States to tell us what is permitted.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 43
to such a drastic step on my government's part.
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I told the networks that you wanted airtime
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To do what, exactly?
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Flash of a feeling, at best.
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We spoke to Ray Merchant.
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But I'll tell you what he's more than capable of.
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of the People's Republic of China,
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whether a platoon of marines or an entire nation,

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Not as yet, no.
#2
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- All I'm saying. - Oh, and don't forget to note
#3
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 4
on Chinese territory,
#4
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 5
You would be wise not to meddle further in our internal affairs.
#5
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 6
in general and of my wife specifically.
#6
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 7
But I assure you, we'll look at Mr. Merchant as well.
#7
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 8
Best guess?
#8
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 9
Furthermore, the catfish deal got hung up in part
#9
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 10
Show that just because you're running as an independent,
#10
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 11
about the progress your country has made,
#11
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 12
Again, I do apologize for the short notice.
#12
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that Vietnam will have to meet in order to get
#13
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 14
The city's so different now,
#14
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 15
I'm proud to have served, but, uh...
#15
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or... leadership.
#16
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- So don't just take those extra pounds lying down. - What the hell?
#20
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so they can't be hacked again.
#21
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to stay in a house that can't be secured.
#22
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Well, then that reporter just earned himself an exclusive
#23
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 24
I'd like to meet her someday.
#24
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Holding our citizens,
#25
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Well, it was hacked.
#26
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 27
like the health of the planet
#27
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and I will keep you up to date with our progress.
#28
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a brute-force attack to gain access to the server,
#29
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Yes, and you
#31
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about "technically." It's time to draw a line in the sand.
#32
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Don't you think, maybe, you're-you're letting
#33
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 34
You're a Panda-Cammer, too?
#34
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writing reports nobody would ever read,
#35
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A quarter of which is supposed to be
#36
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 37
from Oliver Shaw's office, to see the secretary?
#37
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- (both laugh) - Aw. - (computer dings)
#38
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There's not really anything here, unfortunately.
#39
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From that position,
#40
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And China needs to know that it won't stand.
#41
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 42
It is not for the United States to tell us what is permitted.
#42
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 43
to such a drastic step on my government's part.
#43
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 44
I told the networks that you wanted airtime
#44
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 45
To do what, exactly?
#45
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 46
Flash of a feeling, at best.
#46
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 47
We spoke to Ray Merchant.
#47
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 48
But I'll tell you what he's more than capable of.
#48
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 49
of the People's Republic of China,
#49
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whether a platoon of marines or an entire nation,
#50