Designated Survivor (2016–2019)
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Brace for Impact 

Hannah Wells must stop the conspiracy from carrying out a final attack while President Kirkman authorizes a nationwide manhunt for the mastermind behind it all.

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David Guggenheim (created by), David Guggenheim
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kiefer Sutherland ... Tom Kirkman
Natascha McElhone ... Alex Kirkman
Adan Canto ... Aaron Shore
Italia Ricci ... Emily Rhodes
LaMonica Garrett ... Mike Ritter
Kal Penn ... Seth Wright
Maggie Q ... Hannah Wells
Rob Morrow ... Abe Leonard
Malik Yoba ... Jason Atwood
Reed Diamond ... John Forstell
Terry Serpico ... Patrick Lloyd
Bill Smitrovich ... Nate Butcher
Tanner Buchanan ... Leo Kirkman
Mckenna Grace ... Penny Kirkman
Kevin McNally ... Harris Cochrane (as Kevin R. McNally)
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Storyline

Tom is facing more than usual negative public scrutiny with Abe Leonard's story on the White House knowing that Al-Sakar was not responsible for the Capitol bombing, with the White House - Tom, Seth or anyone else - not elaborating i.e. if they know who did. Jack tries to capitalize on this scrutiny for his own political gain. They further learn that Abe is planning on running a follow-up story, he asking for White House confirmation or denial. As such, Tom has decide how best to handle Abe, while the investigation continues. Tom, Mike, John and Hannah believe at this stage, their best plan of attack is to apprehend Patrick Lloyd and discover all the connections to Browning Reed. They however do admit that they are no closer to discovering who the White House mole is. Tom tries to find out who from among Richmond's administration would have had a high enough security clearance to have a say into who would have appointed him designated survivor for that day. The survivor who may be ... Written by Huggo

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

This episode takes place in April 2016. See more »

Goofs

When Wells is hitting Loranzos car the damage to his car disappears and reappears multiple times. See more »

Connections

References Groundhog Day (1993) See more »

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Designated Survivor Theme
Written & performed by Sean Callery
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Massive plothole
23 June 2019 | by bestfootieSee all my reviews

Surely when they realise C is in the Pentagon and they know he's just been issued with a card, in order to find him why would they not just track any recent access card made that day? That way they would isolate him in minutes.


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