Season 1 Episodes

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There But For the Grace of God

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/3/2015
From CBS: When Elizabeth confronts her former friend Juliet, she flashes back to when then-CIA Director Dalton offered her a job that would have changed the course of her life.
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The Kill List

Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/26/2015
From CBS: As Elizabeth prepares for the arrival of Iranian President Shiraz to sign a nuclear treaty, she uncovers a top secret plot to assassinate him on United States soil.
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The Necessary Art

Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/12/2015
From CBS: While Henry is in Russia giving a lecture on fundamentalism, Elizabeth must navigate tricky political waters when a Russian nuclear submarine vanishes in American waters.
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Spartan Figures

Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/5/2015
From CBS: Elizabeth and President Dalton work together to solve the Greek debt crisis, but not everyone at home is happy with the agreement.
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The Time is at Hand

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/29/2015
From CBS: While Elizabeth seeks a diplomatic solution to a doomsday cult in Bolivia, a congressman attempting to negotiate with its leader is taken hostage.
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Face the Nation

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/22/2015
From CBS: As Elizabeth struggles to hold herself together emotionally following the attack in Iran, she works to prevent an ecological disaster in the Amazon, and prepares for a national television appearance on "Face the Nation.
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Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/15/2015
From CBS: Elizabeth secretly travels to Iran in an attempt to prevent a coup that could impact President Dalton’s administration.
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The Ninth Circle

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 3/8/2015
From CBS: Elizabeth heads to Turkey to mend political relations after the Turkish government releases a video that could be damaging to the CIA.
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Whisper of the Ax

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 3/1/2015
From CBS: Elizabeth is humiliated at a public budget hearing when her staff fails to find the corruption that exists in her microloan program.
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Chains of Command

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/11/2015
From CBS: Elizabeth pushes for the prosecution of a diplomat after he is caught holding a maid hostage in his home.
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Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/4/2015
From CBS: When a Texas state trooper is killed by a Mexican cartel smuggler, Elizabeth arranges an extradition deal before going on vacation to celebrate her 25th wedding anniversary in New York City.
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Game On

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 11/30/2014
From CBS: Henry and Isabelle work together to find former Secretary of State Vincent Marsh’s secret bank account, but soon uncover that one of Elizabeth’s staff members already has access to it.
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Collateral Damage

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/23/2014
From CBS: When the State Department goes on lockdown due to a deranged gunman outside the building, Elizabeth is confined with a delegation from Iraq whose translator threatens to reveal damaging information about her actions while in the CIA.
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So It Goes

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/16/2014
From CBS: Elizabeth, Henry and Isabelle launch their own investigation into the plane crash that killed former Secretary of State Vincent Marsh.
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Need to Know

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/9/2014
From CBS: When the President approves Henry’s reactivation into the NSA, he lies to Elizabeth about his continued involvement in the spy game.
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Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/2/2014
From CBS: When Elizabeth brings Alison with her to India on her first state department trip abroad, she’s thrown into crisis mode when a massive earthquake hits that causes an explosion at an American-owned factory, and she’s separated from Alison during the chaos.
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The Call

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/26/2014
From CBS: Elizabeth faces unexpected consequences when she makes a plea to the President to help with a dire situation in Western Africa.
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Blame Canada

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/19/2014
From CBS: When Elizabeth faces the daunting task of negotiating with Iran over their escalating nuclear program, she is determined to deal with the situation in a peaceful manner, despite the President’s position of using military action.
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Just Another Normal Day

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/12/2014
From CBS: While Elizabeth works to successfully broker a peace treaty between China and Japan, a Chinese student seeking political asylum threatens the deal.
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The Operative

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/5/2014
From CBS: Elizabeth is confronted by a hostile reporter who threatens to publish confidential documents that were leaked from inside the State Department.
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Another Benghazi

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/28/2014
From CBS: While in the process of dealing with a crisis in Yemen, Elizabeth faces a challenge at home when her oldest daughter makes headlines for protesting her university's new policy.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/21/2014
From CBS: 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.