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The Common Defense 

While Elizabeth is away, her staff tries to secure an international agreement to protect citizens who have been displaced due to global warming. Daisy and her daughter are caught up in a measles outbreak.

Director:

Martha Mitchell

Writers:

Barbara Hall (created by), Kristi Korzec
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Téa Leoni ... Elizabeth McCord
Tim Daly ... Henry McCord
Keith Carradine ... President Conrad Dalton
Patina Miller ... Daisy Grant
Geoffrey Arend ... Matt Mahoney
Erich Bergen ... Blake Moran
Sebastian Arcelus ... Jay Whitman
Kathrine Herzer ... Alison McCord (credit only)
Evan Roe ... Jason McCord (credit only)
Wallis Currie-Wood ... Stephanie 'Stevie' McCord
Zeljko Ivanek ... Russell Jackson
Sara Ramirez ... Kat Sandoval
Tracee Chimo Pallero ... Nina Cummings
Murray Bartlett ... Australian Prime Minister Chris Lawson
John Behlmann ... Aaron Davis
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While Elizabeth is away, her staff tries to secure an international agreement to protect citizens who have been displaced due to global warming. Daisy and her daughter are caught up in a measles outbreak.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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This episode features a fictional Australian Prime Minister and Jay comments that Australia throws Prime Ministers out like confetti. This is in reference to the real-life frequency of changes in Prime Ministers between 2010 and 2018 as a result of successful leadership spills against the sitting Prime Minister See more »

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Not pulling punches
27 July 2019 | by estathena2See all my reviews

Refreshing to watch a network television show that has the courage to address the very real dangers denialism poses to society. You can have your own options but not your own facts. Vaccinations work. Herd immunity must be maintained for infants & immunocompromised. Facts matter regardless of politics.


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