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Season 4  "News Cycle"  4x1

Aired 1 months ago - Oct 08, 2017

When the assistant vice minister of Timor-Leste suddenly dies during a meeting with Elizabeth on the first day of the U.N General Assembly, she becomes suspicious after the president of Timor-Leste ships the body back without a proper investigation. Also, a "fake news" story surfaces claiming Elizabeth is responsible for the minister’s death, and Dmitri returns to work with Henry.

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Totally.
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I will slay you at book club.
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"to the same political and economic transparency
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Madam Secretary,
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Uh, get something to eat, okay?
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Instead, I'll take a meeting with the Assistant Vice Minister
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I understand that you had something
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Uh, also, a gentle reminder that
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 10
(softly): Right. Okay. Thank you.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 11
Oh, great.
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He was a good friend.
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Did it seem important?
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falls under the protections of diplomatic immunity.
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Bento was desperate to talk to me.
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First of all, even if I'm sublimating, I'm not insane.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 17
I helped you put up your anti-apartheid posters
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But another thing: we all went back through our records,
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So much for sublimating.
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and quietly sold off the islands to a shadowy buyer.
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You've got it.
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You left UNGA for this?
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ELIZABETH: Oh, sweetheart, we don't worry...
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It seems that you may have, um...
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and so you stabbed him in the chest during an unscheduled,
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Yes, ma'am.
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that's taken hold of social media
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I will demand the immediate removal
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Reliable information is
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Furthermore, a mainstream media outlet
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I believe that's Mr. Jackson's knock, ma'am.
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I couldn't just sit there
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You have a lot to prove to the bosses.
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President Da Silva told me that it was a car accident.
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Again, my deepest sympathies.
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Very rare, very toxic chemical.
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of Timor-Leste into selling them a small island,
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And I know that you want your country
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It's not too late.
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This has something to do with everyone's troubles in the news.
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Eh, we're kind of married to the idea of free press, thanks.
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of what China would look like if heroin and cocaine become
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can use the power of fake news to rattle a country,

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I will slay you at book club.
#2
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"to the same political and economic transparency
#3
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Madam Secretary,
#4
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Uh, get something to eat, okay?
#5
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Instead, I'll take a meeting with the Assistant Vice Minister
#6
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I understand that you had something
#8
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Uh, also, a gentle reminder that
#9
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(softly): Right. Okay. Thank you.
#10
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 11
Oh, great.
#11
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He was a good friend.
#12
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Did it seem important?
#13
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falls under the protections of diplomatic immunity.
#14
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Bento was desperate to talk to me.
#15
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First of all, even if I'm sublimating, I'm not insane.
#16
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 17
I helped you put up your anti-apartheid posters
#17
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But another thing: we all went back through our records,
#18
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So much for sublimating.
#19
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and quietly sold off the islands to a shadowy buyer.
#20
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You've got it.
#21
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You left UNGA for this?
#22
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ELIZABETH: Oh, sweetheart, we don't worry...
#23
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 4 Episode 1 (S04E01) - 24
It seems that you may have, um...
#24
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and so you stabbed him in the chest during an unscheduled,
#25
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Yes, ma'am.
#26
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that's taken hold of social media
#27
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I will demand the immediate removal
#28
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Reliable information is
#29
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Furthermore, a mainstream media outlet
#30
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I believe that's Mr. Jackson's knock, ma'am.
#31
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I couldn't just sit there
#32
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You have a lot to prove to the bosses.
#36
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President Da Silva told me that it was a car accident.
#37
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Again, my deepest sympathies.
#38
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Very rare, very toxic chemical.
#39
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of Timor-Leste into selling them a small island,
#40
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And I know that you want your country
#42
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It's not too late.
#43
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This has something to do with everyone's troubles in the news.
#45
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Eh, we're kind of married to the idea of free press, thanks.
#46
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of what China would look like if heroin and cocaine become
#49
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can use the power of fake news to rattle a country,
#50