Designated Survivor
Episode Title Mistakes
Season 1
19 Misalliance 1
20 Bombshell 0
21 Brace for Impact 6
Season 2
Season 2 generally 0
1 One Year In 0
2 Sting of the Tail 1
3 Outbreak 2
4 Equilibrium 0
5 Suckers 0
6 Two Ships 0
7 Family Ties 0
8 Home 1
9 Three-Letter Day 0
10 Line of Fire 0
11 Grief 0
12 The Final Frontier 1
13 Original Sin 0
14 In the Dark 0
15 Summit 0
16 Fallout 0
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The Blueprint - S1-E9

Character mistake: In the 11/14/2005 US Army Rangers report about Peter MacLeish, the word captain right under MacLeish's signature is misspelled "captian."

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Tom Kirkman: What do you want me to do, General, declare war? Why not. 40 minutes ago, they showed me the nuclear football. I guess I've had it long enough to try it out.

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Season 1 generally

Question: If there were two designated survivors (Kirkman and Hookstraten) then why was it decided so quickly that Kirkman would be president instead of Hookstraten?


Answer: While both parties picked a designated survivor, only Kirkman was a cabinet member and in line for succession. Hookstraten was the Majority Whip leader for the House of Representatives and not in line for succession. She would only have become president if something happened to Kirkman.


Answer: The line of succession is VP, Speaker, President Pro Tempore, then the Cabinet Secretaries in the order the department was created. If none is qualified, then the Chief Justice or senior member if no Chief or Chief is ineligible or declines, acts as POTUS until either the House chooses a new Speaker or the Senate chooses a new Pro Tempore, whichever is first.

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