Season 1 ends with Elizabeth recalling turning down a job offer by then-CIA Director Dalton that would have changed the course of her life while, at the same time, she confronts Juliet. Elsewhere, Stevie begins a relationship with Harrison, the President's son.moreless
Iranian President Shiraz is coming to Washington to sign a nuclear treaty. AS Elizabeth prepares for the visit, she must deal with a massive protest in response to Iran's plans to stone a gay citizen to death. Also, Elizabeth visits a psychologist for help in dealing with her PTSD.moreless
Elizabeth works with President Dalton to solve the Greek debt crisis, but not everyone in Washington finds the fruits of their collaboration pleasing. Meanwhile, Henry has a new job offer to consider and Stevie reignites a friendship with the president's son.moreless
Elizabeth struggles to hold herself together emotionally following the attack in Iran. At the same time, she's working to prevent an ecological disaster in the Amazon and preparing for a national television appearance on "Face the Nation." Meanwhile, at home, she and Henry disagree about the level of protection Jason should receive at his new school.moreless
Elizabeth secretly travels to Iran in an attempt to thwart a coup that could impact President Dalton's administration. She also updates her staff on the investigation into Marsh's death.
Elizabeth travels to Turkey to mend political relations after the Turkish government releases a video that could be damaging to the CIA. Back at home, Jason faces expulsion as punishment for punching a bully at school.moreless
Henry's father arrives for a visit; at the same time, Elizabeth pushes to prosecute a Bahraini diplomat after he is caught holding a maid hostage in his home.
A work crisis interferes with Elizabeth's plans to celebrate her 25th wedding anniversary, with Henry in New York City, when political issues arise around the case of a Mexican cartel smuggler who killed a Texas state trooper. Meanwhile, Jason injures himself while under Blake's watch.moreless
The State Department goes on lockdown due to a deranged gunman outside of the building; and Elizabeth ends up confined with a delegation from Iraq, including a translator who threatens to reveal damaging information about her actions while in the CIA. Meanwhile, Matt finds himself stuck in an office, and in an awkward situation, with Daisy's fiance, Win.moreless
Henry is reactivated by the president into the NSA, but he chooses to keep his continued involvement in the spy game well under wraps from Elizabeth. Meanwhile, the antagonism between Matt and Daisy begins to take its toll on the entire office.moreless
While in India to make a speech at a joint Indo-American project, Elizabeth loses track of Alison during an earthquake. Meanwhile at home, Stevie sees her father with another woman and jumps to the wrong conclusion.moreless
Elizabeth asks the President to help with a bad situation in Western Africa and faces some unforeseen circumstances.
Elizabeth faces the daunting task of negotiating with Iran over their escalating nuclear program. Determined to deal with the situation in a peaceful manner, she has to get creative when the president seems determined to take military action. Meanwhile, Jason's respect for Henry grows as he interviews him for a school report.moreless
Elizabeth is working to successfully broker a peace treaty between China and Japan when a Chinese student seeking political asylum threatens the deal. At home, tensions break out between Alison and Stevie during Alison's sleepover party.moreless
Elizabeth is forced to issue a lengthy list of international apologies when a reporter publishes leaked confidential documents that prove to be embarrassing to the State Department. Meanwhile, Henry is put into a difficult situation when the Russian Foreign Minister asks him to give his daughter an A despite her being a C student in Henry's ethics class.moreless
Elizabeth struggles for a politically correct solution to a crisis at the Yemeni embassy. Back at home, her oldest daughter, Stevie, makes headlines for organizing a protest over a new policy at her university.moreless
After being betrayed, Carrie attempts to get the truth out about Brody's innocence before the CIA can prevent the disclosure. Saul recruits new help for the CIA, and Dana adjusts to living with her family again, and being away from her new boyfriend, Leo.moreless
After a devastating terrorist attack, Saul is promoted to Director of the CIA, and is tasked with carrying out six assassinations of terrorist leaders that may have been involved. Meanwhile, Carrie is called to testify in front of the Senate Committee about Brody's immunity deal, and Brody's supposed involvement in the terrorist attack.moreless