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Madam Secretary

Need to Know (Season 1, Episode 8)
TV Episode | 43 min | Drama

When the President approves Henry's reactivation into the NSA, he lies to Elizabeth about his continued involvement in the spy game. Meanwhile, Matt and Daisy's antagonism toward one another begins to affect the entire office.
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Barbara Hall (created by) | Alexander Maggio | Alex Cooley (executive story editor)
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Updated Nov 9, 2014

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Nov 9, 2014 (United States)


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Téa Leoni
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Tim Daly
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7.3 / 10 | 345 votes