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Season 5  "Baby Steps"  5x7

Aired 7 months ago - Nov 18, 2018

Vice President Teresa Hurst asks Elizabeth for help when a surrogate carrying her future grandchild is arrested in Laos for human trafficking. Also, Henry tries to protect Stevie from danger when he suspects that she’s being followed by a Russian operative, and Blake deals with the demanding and costly instructions of a delegation of Japanese gardeners.

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Look, even if we could convince Laos
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is the day I forget about the politics.
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my constituents?
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I'm sorry to pull you into this,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 5
But yes, I do.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 6
"its commitment to peace and friendship.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 7
He's still angling for a one-on-one
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 8
How much is it worth?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 9
I just want to be sure
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 10
your trust and discretion, okay?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 11
Could this be a coincidence?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 12
I'm confident she's in no immediate danger.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 13
Well, with my utmost respect,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 14
the garden will be maintained
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Oh. Great work, Jay,
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with their unborn citizens in Lao detention centers
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It's a pipe dream, Elizabeth.
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- Hi. - Hi.
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But you spent an entire day
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 21
You're gonna leave out the back door with these agents.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 22
It's kind of sweet.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 23
Of course, our daughter can handle a lot.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 24
I think we can all agree that cable news
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 25
we're talking about almost 300 surrogates.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 26
with surrogates locked up in Laos? I...
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 27
Yeah, doesn't make it any easier.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 28
She didn't like it then, either.
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I'm God's lonely man. That's the problem.
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Mm-hmm. Okay, well, remember, do the deep breathing thing.
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(CHUCKLES)
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Grandma Chiaki used to say to me, "One day,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 34
And I better not see this in my office again.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 35
I was hoping you felt that way.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 36
But I can offer a statement of praise
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 37
We do not have the moral high ground here,
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there's usually some kind of breakfast involved.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 39
Well, I hope knowing how much he cares about you
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 40
It's uncomfortable for everybody who's not in it with you.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 41
but I'll stay home if you want me to.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 42
check that our embassy in Laos is doing everything that it can
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It's perfect.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 45
You should've given the speech.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 46
Please, sit down.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 47
of worried American families to Laos,
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But what if it doesn't?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 49
She's okay.
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making her the highest-ranking U.S. official...

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Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 2
is the day I forget about the politics.
#2
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 3
my constituents?
#3
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 4
I'm sorry to pull you into this,
#4
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 5
But yes, I do.
#5
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 6
"its commitment to peace and friendship.
#6
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 7
He's still angling for a one-on-one
#7
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 8
How much is it worth?
#8
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 9
I just want to be sure
#9
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 10
your trust and discretion, okay?
#10
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 11
Could this be a coincidence?
#11
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 12
I'm confident she's in no immediate danger.
#12
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 13
Well, with my utmost respect,
#13
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the garden will be maintained
#14
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Oh. Great work, Jay,
#16
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with their unborn citizens in Lao detention centers
#17
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It's a pipe dream, Elizabeth.
#18
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 19
- Hi. - Hi.
#19
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But you spent an entire day
#20
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 21
You're gonna leave out the back door with these agents.
#21
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It's kind of sweet.
#22
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Of course, our daughter can handle a lot.
#23
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I think we can all agree that cable news
#24
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we're talking about almost 300 surrogates.
#25
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 26
with surrogates locked up in Laos? I...
#26
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 27
Yeah, doesn't make it any easier.
#27
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She didn't like it then, either.
#28
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I'm God's lonely man. That's the problem.
#30
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Mm-hmm. Okay, well, remember, do the deep breathing thing.
#31
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(CHUCKLES)
#32
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 33
Grandma Chiaki used to say to me, "One day,
#33
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 34
And I better not see this in my office again.
#34
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I was hoping you felt that way.
#35
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 36
But I can offer a statement of praise
#36
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 37
We do not have the moral high ground here,
#37
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 38
there's usually some kind of breakfast involved.
#38
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 39
Well, I hope knowing how much he cares about you
#39
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 40
It's uncomfortable for everybody who's not in it with you.
#40
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but I'll stay home if you want me to.
#41
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check that our embassy in Laos is doing everything that it can
#42
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It's perfect.
#44
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You should've given the speech.
#45
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 46
Please, sit down.
#46
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 47
of worried American families to Laos,
#47
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 48
But what if it doesn't?
#48
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7 (S05E07) - 49
She's okay.
#49
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making her the highest-ranking U.S. official...
#50