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Season 6  "Carpe Diem"  6x9

Aired 2 months ago - Dec 01, 2019

Elizabeth faces a national security crisis when a military conflict in international waters spirals to the brink of nuclear confrontation. With the imminent threat of impeachment looming over the McCord administration, Elizabeth and Henry make a wish-list of things to do while she’s still in office.

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Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 1
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Yeah, it would seem so.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 3
Gun control? Can... I mean, is that too big?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 4
Yeah, we're, like, making plans...
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- Yeah, girl power central here. - Oh...
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Yeah, good call there, Elibet.
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- Let's go. - Rawr.
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Fix it.
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not actively trying to bury you,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 10
Dr. McCord, Dmitri Petrov is a little early for your 3:00.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 11
No, no, I just mean... well, neither of us.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 12
Because I'm gonna be the counsel of record at your side.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 13
Could be.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 14
That's Mike's metaphor.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 15
Congressman Heeney is here, sir.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 16
I didn't run interference for you
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 17
So, letting Canning steamroll the administration
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 18
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 19
to answer questions
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 20
Let's start with your former press secretary, Daisy Grant.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 21
that Ms. Grant was a rogue actor?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 22
You were exceptionally close
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 23
was three miles outside the coast of Hainan Dao
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 24
I need you to describe for me what happened.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 25
If we don't, we'll be sending a message of weakness,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 26
You invaded Chinese territory. There is nothing more to say.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 27
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- we must respond. - I agree.
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for Authorization for the Use of Military Force.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 30
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We've recovered our sailors
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 32
Nothing short of our liberty is at stake here.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 33
our strategic advantage
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 34
Admiral, establish the quarantine line.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 35
- What? It's not... - Of course,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 36
- Ah. - We did not have dessert.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 37
- Wait. He knows? You... - What?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 38
a message from me.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 39
Because... because I love you more
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 40
Okay. Fire up Marine One.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 41
to find a way out of this crisis.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 42
He needs to preserve his honor.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 43
Even from hundreds of miles away,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 44
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 45
Bridge, radar. Contacts moving!
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in two dozen American fatalities.
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But if you refuse to respond, you do leave
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 48
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 49
And truth.
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Yup, it's...

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Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 2
Yeah, it would seem so.
#2
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 3
Gun control? Can... I mean, is that too big?
#3
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 4
Yeah, we're, like, making plans...
#4
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 5
- Yeah, girl power central here. - Oh...
#5
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 6
Yeah, good call there, Elibet.
#6
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 7
- Let's go. - Rawr.
#7
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 8
Fix it.
#8
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 9
not actively trying to bury you,
#9
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 10
Dr. McCord, Dmitri Petrov is a little early for your 3:00.
#10
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 11
No, no, I just mean... well, neither of us.
#11
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 12
Because I'm gonna be the counsel of record at your side.
#12
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 13
Could be.
#13
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 14
That's Mike's metaphor.
#14
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 15
Congressman Heeney is here, sir.
#15
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 16
I didn't run interference for you
#16
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 17
So, letting Canning steamroll the administration
#17
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to answer questions
#19
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Let's start with your former press secretary, Daisy Grant.
#20
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 21
that Ms. Grant was a rogue actor?
#21
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 22
You were exceptionally close
#22
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 23
was three miles outside the coast of Hainan Dao
#23
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 24
I need you to describe for me what happened.
#24
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If we don't, we'll be sending a message of weakness,
#25
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You invaded Chinese territory. There is nothing more to say.
#26
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- we must respond. - I agree.
#28
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for Authorization for the Use of Military Force.
#29
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We've recovered our sailors
#31
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 32
Nothing short of our liberty is at stake here.
#32
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 33
our strategic advantage
#33
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 34
Admiral, establish the quarantine line.
#34
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 35
- What? It's not... - Of course,
#35
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 36
- Ah. - We did not have dessert.
#36
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 37
- Wait. He knows? You... - What?
#37
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a message from me.
#38
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 39
Because... because I love you more
#39
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 40
Okay. Fire up Marine One.
#40
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to find a way out of this crisis.
#41
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 42
He needs to preserve his honor.
#42
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 43
Even from hundreds of miles away,
#43
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Bridge, radar. Contacts moving!
#45
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 46
in two dozen American fatalities.
#46
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 9 (S06E09) - 47
But if you refuse to respond, you do leave
#47
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And truth.
#49
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Yup, it's...
#50