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Season 1  "Pilot"  1x1

Aired 6 years ago - Sep 21, 2014

Newly-appointed Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord is immediately faced with a maelstrom of complex political challenges, and an international hostage situation is her top priority. Elizabeth also questions whether she did the right thing by taking the job, as her children are finding it difficult to adjust to their new schools.

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When will you guys acknowledge the obvious conspiracy around us
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Um, I don't mean
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You quit a profession you love for ethical reasons.
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Why are we entertaining the King of Swaziland?
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ELIZABETH: Hey, Blake, on a scale of one to ten,
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(men shouting in Arabic nearby)
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the Syrian government, which I think we can all agree,
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Oh...
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You're going to find it useful.
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By going around me.
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He wants to play music and pick up girls.
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that you have no communication
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I could see him doing something like this.
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that you hated your former school, too.
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What are we talking about?
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So we're fine?
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He's outside.
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Vincent Marsh's plane crash
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Everything okay?
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and think our private thoughts.
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Alert me two hours out.
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very good at what you do.
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No, she can't be eager. That's too Jimmy Carter.
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Blake? Where the hell is he anyway?
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Engagement for now.
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That kind of guy.
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Now I have to go with Russell.
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Why? What's going on?
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Still cultural attaché.
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Who got your cousin
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I made an unofficial move on the situation in Syria.
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you are in a dangerous box of appeasement
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I looked it up.
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No one misses Syria if it completely self-destructs.
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Tyler and Ethan Cole's parents.
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Actually, that's fine.
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So that would be a "no."
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I am honored to have 23 children.
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