Designated Survivor

Designated Survivor (2016)

1 corrected entry in season 2

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Two Ships - S2-E6

Corrected entry: When President Kirkman is speaking to the 'Lieutenant' of the crashed ship, he promotes him to Captain. However, the Lieutenant is already wearing the lapel badge of a Captain before promotion. (00:02:00 - 00:05:00)

Correction: Navy lieutenants wear two bars. They are equivalent to Army Captains. However the ship commander is not necessarily a captain. In the Navy a captain is the equivalent to a full Colonel.

Brace for Impact - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: Agent Wells is chasing the bad guy on foot. In the first shot her SIG is not cocked. In the next shot it is cocked. In the next shot the slide is retracted. In the next shot she somehow magically fires it. Then the hammer is somehow forward again. A few seconds later as she climbs the stairs it supernaturally transforms into a Glock. And at no time does she use a proper grip on the gun.

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The First Day - S1-E2

Tom Kirkman: D.C. police called the White House switchboard, wanted to confirm that you worked here. What happened this morning?
Seth Wright: What happened in Michigan. What always happens. When people don't know who their enemy is, they start with people who look like me.

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Question: Just rewatched the series and in the episode where they are operating on President Kirkman to remove the bullet fragments I noticed what I think was a secret service agent in the background of the OR. Is this normal practice for when a president is under anaesthetic or a medical procedure, or was this just because it was after an attempted assassination?

The_Iceman

Answer: It would be normal procedure, yes. The Secret Service accompanies the president everywhere, except in very limited circumstances (for example, they don't go into the bathroom with him, or stand in his room while he sleeps). When Bill Clinton had an operation to fix a torn tendon, there was an agent in the operating room throughout the procedure.

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