Designated Survivor Recap: Season 1, Episode 10, ‘The Oath’

Something terrible is about to happen to the fictional president. (Photo Credit: ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
Something terrible is about to happen to the fictional president. (Photo Credit: ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)

By Guest Contributor: Lakshmi Gandhi (@LakshmiGandhi)

If I ever have to deal with an assassination attempt moments after uncovering major threats to American democracy, I can only hope to deal with it all as competently as Maggie Q’s Hannah Wells.

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‘Designated Survivor’ Recap: Season 1, Episode 9, ‘The Blueprint’

Things continue to get complicated inside the Kirkman White House. (Photo Credit: ABC/Ian Watson)
Things continue to get complicated inside the Kirkman White House. (Photo Credit: ABC/Ian Watson)

By Guest Contributor: Lakshmi Gandhi (@LakshmiGandhi)

Wait, the fictional Congress in Designated Survivor has 162 registered independents?

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‘Designated Survivor’ Recap: Season 1, Episode 9, ‘The Results’

Maggie Q's Hannah Wells continues to be on the case. (Photo Credit: ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
Maggie Q’s Hannah Wells continues to be on the case. (Photo Credit: ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)

By Guest Contributor: Lakshmi Gandhi (@LakshmiGandhi)

Is Designated Survivor deliberately trying to taunt us all with its perfect liberal president who always respects our civil liberties?

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‘Designated Survivor’ Recap: Season 1, Episode 7, ‘The Traitor’

Maybe everyone in Trump Tower should start watching this show. (Photo Credit: ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
Maybe everyone in Trump Tower should start watching this show. (Photo Credit: ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)

By Guest Contributor: Lakshmi Gandhi (@LakshmiGandhi)

‘He doesn’t have security clearance! This is why security clearances are important! This episode is more relevant than the producers probably realize!’

Those were my first thoughts while watching last night’s episode of Designated Survivor.

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‘Designated Survivor’ Recap: Season 1, Episode 6, ‘The Interrogation’

President Kirkman is in the hot seat. (Photo Credit: ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)
President Kirkman is in the hot seat. (Photo Credit: ABC/Ben Mark Holzberg)

By Guest Contributor: Lakshmi Gandhi (@LakshmiGandhi)

“I think that I can affect change and promote unity… We need to move forward together.”

Those were the words of President Tom Kirkman during a pivotal moment of last night’s episode of Designated Survivor.

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