Designated Survivor (2016–2019)
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Kirkman Agonistes 

As more leaks surface from President Kirkman's confidential therapy sessions, Vice President Darby meets secretly with the Cabinet, leading to attorney Ethan West looking into the president's past.


Leslie Libman


David Guggenheim (created by), Pierluigi Cothran (as Pierluigi D. Cothran) | 4 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kiefer Sutherland ... Tom Kirkman
Paulo Costanzo ... Lyor Boone
Adan Canto ... Aaron Shore
Italia Ricci ... Emily Rhodes
LaMonica Garrett ... Mike Ritter (credit only)
Zoe McLellan ... Kendra Daynes
Ben Lawson ... Damian Rennett
Kal Penn ... Seth Wright
Maggie Q ... Hannah Wells
Michael J. Fox ... Ethan West
Breckin Meyer ... Trey Kirkman
Aunjanue Ellis ... Eleanor Darby
Jake Epstein ... Chuck Russink
Rochelle Aytes ... Senator Cowling
Chelsea Harris ... Tricia Sims


The latest issue in the continuing series of computer hacks has Dr. Louden's private recordings outlining Tom's therapy sessions made public, those therapy sessions which were not known to the public let alone the salacious nature of what snippets have been released thus far, which portray Tom as being possibly unstable mentally. With Dr. Louden admitting that there are about seven hours of recordings, Tom knows the leaks of the recordings will only continue and probably get worse in terms of what is divulged. To deal with the recordings, the White House staff want to portray Tom as the victim and that the recordings were meant to be for Dr. Louden's own use within the context of the private sessions. Dr. Louden, in turn, has to decide how much he will state publicly in the sanctity of taking the Hippocratic oath which is meant to protect patients, such as Tom. The staff also needs to find Tom's political supporters to bolster the administration under these trying circumstances. They ... Written by Huggo

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English | Russian

Release Date:

18 April 2018 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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There was a painting at 26:44. The painting is Composition VII (No. 7) by Kandinsky. The painting is upside-down.

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