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Season 3  "Tectonic Shift"  3x7

Aired 9 months ago - Nov 20, 2016

After Venezuela’s president and his immediate successors are killed in a devastating earthquake, Elizabeth works to stop a power grab by the late president’s son, as well as secure the release of the international aid team he arrested. Also, Elizabeth’s brother, Will, is torn between saving his marriage by settling down and taking a job at Walter Reed Medical Center or going to Venezuela to assist in the relief effort.

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Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 1
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and carbs and fruit.
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to perform in high-stress situations.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 4
are spotty and unreliable.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 5
Daisy, Nadine, make sure that the 800 number
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 6
Oh. All right, uh...
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 7
Thank you.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 8
but she really is like family.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 9
The hospital ship is manned, stocked, and ready to go.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 10
We have a number of injuries, some missing.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 11
a three-person line of succession.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 12
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 13
Somos doctores. Somos doctores!
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 14
a mega-gang that rules the slums of Caracas.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 15
They're expecting a sizeable escalation
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 16
in the collection
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 17
it's gonna make Haiti look like a day at the fair.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 18
I don't know if you had a similar process in the Marines.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 19
Those brave men and women who left their families behind.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 20
the American aid workers who have been
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 21
and I will insure the release of your hostages
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 22
But we still have a humanitarian crisis
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 23
It's an interpretation we can use to get someone in power.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 24
- Carla Alvarez? - Uh, not yet.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 25
Unless she does.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 26
So, assuming we can even find Vela,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 27
key part toward building
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 28
I'm-I'm not... saying it's a factor.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 29
He's probably gambling online.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 30
Everybody's always understanding of the big hero.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 31
I am not constantly putting my life at risk.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 32
What?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 33
That was the story, but it's not true.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 34
You never told me.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 35
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 36
He's got a high fever.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 37
I think you may be right, Bess.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 38
I feel like we fell out of communication
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 39
and I didn't have a clue.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 40
You loved him.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 41
and every crucial time requires a capable leader.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 42
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performed for an audience of one.
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but now he's sending out gang members to summon the press.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 45
You know I'm... I'm leaving today.
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Uh, yes ma'am. It just took off at 2100 hours.
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I think it's okay to pass the mantle.

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and carbs and fruit.
#2
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 3
to perform in high-stress situations.
#3
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 4
are spotty and unreliable.
#4
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 5
Daisy, Nadine, make sure that the 800 number
#5
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 6
Oh. All right, uh...
#6
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 7
Thank you.
#7
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 8
but she really is like family.
#8
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 9
The hospital ship is manned, stocked, and ready to go.
#9
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 10
We have a number of injuries, some missing.
#10
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 11
a three-person line of succession.
#11
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Somos doctores. Somos doctores!
#13
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a mega-gang that rules the slums of Caracas.
#14
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 15
They're expecting a sizeable escalation
#15
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 16
in the collection
#16
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 17
it's gonna make Haiti look like a day at the fair.
#17
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I don't know if you had a similar process in the Marines.
#18
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 19
Those brave men and women who left their families behind.
#19
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 20
the American aid workers who have been
#20
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 21
and I will insure the release of your hostages
#21
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 22
But we still have a humanitarian crisis
#22
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 23
It's an interpretation we can use to get someone in power.
#23
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 24
- Carla Alvarez? - Uh, not yet.
#24
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 25
Unless she does.
#25
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 26
So, assuming we can even find Vela,
#26
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 27
key part toward building
#27
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 28
I'm-I'm not... saying it's a factor.
#28
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 29
He's probably gambling online.
#29
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 30
Everybody's always understanding of the big hero.
#30
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 31
I am not constantly putting my life at risk.
#31
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 32
What?
#32
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 33
That was the story, but it's not true.
#33
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 34
You never told me.
#34
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He's got a high fever.
#36
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I think you may be right, Bess.
#37
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 38
I feel like we fell out of communication
#38
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 7 (S03E07) - 39
and I didn't have a clue.
#39
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You loved him.
#40
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and every crucial time requires a capable leader.
#41
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performed for an audience of one.
#43
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but now he's sending out gang members to summon the press.
#44
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You know I'm... I'm leaving today.
#45
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Uh, yes ma'am. It just took off at 2100 hours.
#49
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I think it's okay to pass the mantle.
#50