Madam Secretary episode guide

Baby Steps

Baby Steps

Season 5

Airdate: November 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.



Season 5 | Episode 6

Airdate: November 11, 2018

The eruption of an Icelandic volcano strands Elizabeth at an airport in Ireland with the Turkish foreign minister, so she tries to broker a deal with him to save the lives of thousands of Syrian refugees. Also, Henry gives advice to Alison about an awkward topic.

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Season 5 | Episode 5

Airdate: November 4, 2018

Henry finds himself at the center of an international incident when he comes to the aid of an ex-girlfriend at a religious freedom conference in Thailand, after she is imprisoned for condemning the monarchy. Also, Elizabeth helps Jason navigate the pressure of preparing for college.

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Season 5 | Episode 4

Airdate: October 28, 2018

The remains of U.S. soldiers who served in World War II are uncovered in Southeast Asia, but Elizabeth's hopes of bringing them home quickly fade when a stubborn leader stands in her way. Also, Henry and Stevie find themselves publicly targeted by a restaurant owner who is angry about Elizabeth's policies, and Alison volunteers for a local congressional campaign.

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The Magic Rake

Season 5 | Episode 3

Airdate: October 21, 2018

Elizabeth flies to Fashion Week in Milan to face off against the Chinese Foreign Minister over an anti-sweatshop treaty in the aftermath of a tragedy. Also, Daisy struggles with feelings of fear and pessimism over her baby's future, under the threat of rising nationalism in the wake of the attack on the White House.

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The Chaos Game

Season 5 | Episode 2

Airdate: October 14, 2018

When Elizabeth discovers that the White House attackers had support from overseas, she tries to hunt down those responsible without starting a war; Henry meets one of the attackers.

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E Pluribus Unum

Season 5 | Episode 1

Airdate: October 7, 2018

In the aftermath of a deadly attack on the White House, Elizabeth tries to keep a major nuclear disarmament deal from falling apart while a manhunt for the attackers brings D.C. to a halt.

Madam Secretary

Madam Secretary

Season 5

Haiti's democracy is threatened by a president who refuses to step down after losing the election, and Elizabeth tries to solve the problem without resorting to military action. Also, Blake has one week to find a new job before Elizabeth fires him as her assistant.

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