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Season 3  "The French Revolution"  3x5

Aired a year ago - Nov 06, 2016

When an imminent U.S.-France state dinner is jeopardized after a CIA operative is captured by French intelligence, Elizabeth must negotiate the operative’s release while keeping the event on track. Also, Russell tries to woo back big donors to Dalton’s campaign, and the McCords get an important lead in their family’s stalking case.

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Were you up all night researching this?
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the anniversary of the Battle of Yorktown.
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to the future happiness of everyone in this room
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since the last debate, just to thrown in a crazy
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 5
In a private e-mail, which was illegally hacked
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was in negotiations with.
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But if you guys have no interest in coming back into the fold,
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I don't love the idea
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It's Captain Baker.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 11
That's my educated guess.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 12
or maybe pump some sarin gas through our ventilation system
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 13
but I figure if I was lying in bed worrying,
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and the number of individuals with that kind of clearance
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They refuse to release Agent Zaman.
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I'm doing with Jose is causing you any problems, please...
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this heavy iron key inside an antique glass case,
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- Wendy Rogers? - (applause)
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pending an investigation
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to avoid. Tonight...
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 23
and now President Perrin is holed up in his hotel room
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You-you can move on, unscathed.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 25
needs to see you and Dr. McCord right away.
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He fought to get his family out of El Salvador.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 27
You want us to just let him go?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 28
Why don't you call Dubois's bluff.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 29
And just so you know,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 30
- Three months ahead of schedule. - NADINE: Really?
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The women that I met with were very circumspect.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 32
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Given relations now, if we tell them the truth,
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This guy on the Metro, on my way home from work Monday.
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How did he pay you the rest of the money?
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We don't think he'll be able to resist.
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(chuckles)
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which ended the American Revolutionary War,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 39
To that end...
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to let it fall apart.
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It's our chance to strike
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to coordinate with our people.
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TEAM LEADER: I need a sitrep!
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(indistinct chatter)
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Recently, I've had to consider stepping down from my position.
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That was part of a sweeping campaign to spy
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 49
But, well, not so much.
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which is why he's been chasing after me like a lost schoolboy.

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the anniversary of the Battle of Yorktown.
#2
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 3
to the future happiness of everyone in this room
#3
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 4
since the last debate, just to thrown in a crazy
#4
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 5
In a private e-mail, which was illegally hacked
#5
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 6
was in negotiations with.
#6
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 7
But if you guys have no interest in coming back into the fold,
#7
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I don't love the idea
#8
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It's Captain Baker.
#10
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 11
That's my educated guess.
#11
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or maybe pump some sarin gas through our ventilation system
#12
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 13
but I figure if I was lying in bed worrying,
#13
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and the number of individuals with that kind of clearance
#15
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They refuse to release Agent Zaman.
#16
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I'm doing with Jose is causing you any problems, please...
#17
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this heavy iron key inside an antique glass case,
#18
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- Wendy Rogers? - (applause)
#20
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pending an investigation
#21
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to avoid. Tonight...
#22
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and now President Perrin is holed up in his hotel room
#23
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You-you can move on, unscathed.
#24
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needs to see you and Dr. McCord right away.
#25
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He fought to get his family out of El Salvador.
#26
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 27
You want us to just let him go?
#27
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 28
Why don't you call Dubois's bluff.
#28
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 29
And just so you know,
#29
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- Three months ahead of schedule. - NADINE: Really?
#30
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The women that I met with were very circumspect.
#31
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Given relations now, if we tell them the truth,
#33
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This guy on the Metro, on my way home from work Monday.
#34
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How did he pay you the rest of the money?
#35
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We don't think he'll be able to resist.
#36
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(chuckles)
#37
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which ended the American Revolutionary War,
#38
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 39
To that end...
#39
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 40
to let it fall apart.
#40
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It's our chance to strike
#41
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 42
to coordinate with our people.
#42
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TEAM LEADER: I need a sitrep!
#43
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(indistinct chatter)
#44
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Recently, I've had to consider stepping down from my position.
#47
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 48
That was part of a sweeping campaign to spy
#48
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 49
But, well, not so much.
#49
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which is why he's been chasing after me like a lost schoolboy.
#50