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Season 5  "Between the Seats"  5x15

Aired 8 months ago - Mar 03, 2019

Elizabeth visits the Middle East to finalize a deal to bring U.S. troops home, but complications arise when a local woman’s life is threatened by rumors of a romance with one of Elizabeth’s staffers. Also, Henry provides relationship advice to Elizabeth’s brother, Will.

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Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 1
- Babe, he's a grown man. - It would be a perfect time for you
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The signing of the Afghanistan Rebuild-Renew Agreement
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Hey, someone's a little overeager for the trip.
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- but it's a fragile peace. - I know.
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I love crafts, I just never seem to have the time.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 8
in one of the secretary's speeches.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 9
And you've learned a new language.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 10
don't worry about it, it's just, uh,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 11
To remember me.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 12
to your next generation and future economy.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 13
Come on, come on, come on, come on. Hurry up.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 14
teenage girl sitting behind them coming to visit her FSO dad,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 15
Or just, like, a thing on a plane?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 16
Farhana's from a very rural village called Asadabad.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 17
she could back up the story.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 18
Okay, I'm gonna run that by Amina,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 19
I wanted to apologize
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 20
I had barely recovered from that, and now suddenly
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 21
Well, it just feels like the beginning of the end.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 22
Our government does everything it can to ban social media,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 23
It was a benchmark
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 24
of my governor's nieces and lock her up in the embassy.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 25
allowing one of her staff to kidnap an Afghan girl
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As you know, I was once minister of education.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 29
who's waited all these months to see her.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 30
When I turn the sound down...
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 31
much as you did here, so that his family can
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 32
No. That's not possible.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 33
That wasn't abolished in France until 1975.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 34
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and home life can be... bumpy.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 36
Listen, I-I get it.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 37
Thanks.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 38
I have no idea.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 39
And it's all about the girl you're keeping in here.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 40
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All right.
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- She's 17 years old. - Unfortunately,
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- but this accomplishes both. - They can kill her anyway,
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Farhana? Come, your family is arriving.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 46
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 47
I could genuinely use some good news right now.
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have you looked in the mirror lately?
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and then you have dinner,

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The signing of the Afghanistan Rebuild-Renew Agreement
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Hey, someone's a little overeager for the trip.
#3
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- but it's a fragile peace. - I know.
#6
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I love crafts, I just never seem to have the time.
#7
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 8
in one of the secretary's speeches.
#8
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 9
And you've learned a new language.
#9
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 10
don't worry about it, it's just, uh,
#10
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 11
To remember me.
#11
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 12
to your next generation and future economy.
#12
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 13
Come on, come on, come on, come on. Hurry up.
#13
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 14
teenage girl sitting behind them coming to visit her FSO dad,
#14
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 15
Or just, like, a thing on a plane?
#15
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 16
Farhana's from a very rural village called Asadabad.
#16
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 17
she could back up the story.
#17
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Okay, I'm gonna run that by Amina,
#18
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I wanted to apologize
#19
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I had barely recovered from that, and now suddenly
#20
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Well, it just feels like the beginning of the end.
#21
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Our government does everything it can to ban social media,
#22
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It was a benchmark
#23
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of my governor's nieces and lock her up in the embassy.
#24
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allowing one of her staff to kidnap an Afghan girl
#25
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As you know, I was once minister of education.
#28
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who's waited all these months to see her.
#29
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 30
When I turn the sound down...
#30
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 31
much as you did here, so that his family can
#31
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 32
No. That's not possible.
#32
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That wasn't abolished in France until 1975.
#33
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and home life can be... bumpy.
#35
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Listen, I-I get it.
#36
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Thanks.
#37
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I have no idea.
#38
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And it's all about the girl you're keeping in here.
#39
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All right.
#42
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- She's 17 years old. - Unfortunately,
#43
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 15 (S05E15) - 44
- but this accomplishes both. - They can kill her anyway,
#44
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Farhana? Come, your family is arriving.
#45
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I could genuinely use some good news right now.
#47
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have you looked in the mirror lately?
#49
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and then you have dinner,
#50