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A low-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.

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 Tom Kirkman (21 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Alex Kirkman (21 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Aaron Shore (21 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Emily Rhodes (21 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Mike Ritter (21 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Seth Wright (21 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Hannah Wells (21 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Jason Atwood (17 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Leo Kirkman (15 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Kimble Hookstraten (15 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 John Forstell (12 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Peter MacLeish (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Catalan / ... (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Shelly (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Penny Kirkman (9 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Wyatt (9 episodes, 2016-2017)
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A low-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.

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21 September 2016 (USA)  »

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Kiefer Sutherland's character Tom Kirkman is the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development when he becomes the designated survivor. In the TNT Drama The Last Ship, Mark Moses' character Jeff Michener was also the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development when he becomes the designated survivor in Season 2. See more »

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[from trailer]
Speechwriter #2: Guy's never been elected to anything.
Speechwriter #1: Did you know President Richmond fired him this morning? Now he's the president.
Seth Wright: Maybe he'll realize he has no business running the country.
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Love this show, its drama is tense and strong characters.
30 September 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It really is an older Jack Bauer as the President. He doesn't need a gun anymore, but his moral compass is just as strong. His character is learning what it means to have power and manipulate people to do what is needed.

Its only been two days since the incident, so I guess its to early to have any answers. However I think an inside job has to be the obvious solution for how it happened, which will probably be addressed in the future.

So far I love this show and recommend everyone to watch it on Netflicks.


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