The U.S. government debates enacting a "render safe" mission to secure Pakistan's nuclear weapons arsenal in the midst of the collapse of its government while the Murphy Station team pursues most wanted terrorist Jibral Disa.moreless
Jane, Henry and Jose are sent to Pakistan on a dangerous mission, when the President receives word that Jibral Disah is in Islamabad and may be receiving direct assistance from the Pakistani government. Also, Henry and Elizabeth seek marriage counseling after a series of difficulties.moreless
Elizabeth formally condemns the terrorist group Hizb-Al Shahid when she delivers her first speech at the United Nations General Assembly. Later, she meets with the Russian Foreign Minister to discuss forming a coalition, but these talks create a conflict of interest with Henry, who is searching for a way to save Dmitri's ill sister.moreless
Elizabeth comes up with a plan to get the terrorist organization "Boko Haram" to release schoolgirls they are holding captive, while Henry comes closer to pinpointing Jibral Disah's exact location.
A plane crash near the Indian-Pakistani border involving nuclear weapons causes a dangerous situation between the two countries and their heads of state, who are both at the White House for peace talks. Meanwhile, Henry continues to pursue contact with Hijriyyah and Elizabeth is interviewed by Jane Pauley.moreless
Elizabeth accompanies Alison on a college campus tour, during which she becomes the center of attention when ambushed by groups protesting a Chilean mining operation. Elsewhere, Henry and Jane work with Jose Campos in an attempt to track down Jibral Disah's third wife, Hijriyyah.moreless
After an Italian warship answers a distress call from a ship carrying hundreds of Libyan refugees, Elizabeth has 20 minutes to decide whether to question a passenger who claims to know the whereabouts of Jibral Disah, the most-wanted terrorist in the world. Elsewhere, Stevie wants to introduce her new boyfriend to her parents.moreless
In the aftermath of the bombing, President Dalton demands answers as to who is responsible for the attack. Meanwhile, Elizabeth is concerned about Henry, who was exposed to radiation.
Elizabeth tries to salvage a peace deal with Russia after an unexpected turn of events threatens to dissolve the agreement; at the same time, she gets dragged into dealing with an emergency situation aboard the International Space Station.moreless
After uncovering a secret that could destroy Russian President Maria Ostrov's reputation, Elizabeth and President Dalton travel to Switzerland to confront her and use the information as leverage to find a peaceful solution to the conflict between their countries.moreless
With President Dalton considering military action against Russia for the cyber attacks on Air Force One and on the Ukrainian President Mikhail Bozek's plane, and with Elizabeth preparing an address to the United Nations, Henry wrestles with revealing concrete evidence that Russia is not behind the attacks.moreless
Amidst increasing tensions with Russia, Elizabeth, Russell and Mike B. devise a plan to oust National Security Advisor Craig Sterling while at the same time not tarnishing the Office of the President with a scandal. Also, progress is made on identifying the Air Force One hacker.moreless
When an American aid worker is killed in Syria by ISIS, Elizabeth recalls all aid workers stationed there, including her reluctant brother, who is doctor on the front lines.
Elizabeth and President Dalton's administration are met with hostility when they try to work with the Russian government. Meanwhile, Dmitri is brutally interrogated about his being a spy for the United States.
Elizabeth takes advice from former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and ignores President Dalton's recommendation on how to negotiate the safe return of a Sate Department employee who was kidnapped in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, Henry is having trouble persuading a student to spy for the U.S. government.moreless
In the Season 2 premiere, Elizabeth must take the oath of office when the President's plane disappears over the Pacific Ocean. Meanwhile, Henry's new Defense Intelligence Agency handler asks him to recruit one of his Russian students to work for the U.S. government.moreless
Renzo's mom joins the Degenerates to watch their horse in his biggest race yet and two prized colts go head-to-head in a million-dollar showdown. Meanwhile, Ace receives an unexpected visitor.
Gus and Ace's horse and Walter's horse compete in a major race. Meanwhile, Ace manages to outmanoeuvre Smythe and Leon's loss becomes being Rosie's gain.
Rosie and Ronnie compete for the same mount and Ace and Claire tour a prison outreach horse farm. Meanwhile, Lonnie claims another horse belonging to Escalante and Jerry tries to win his way into a poker tournament.moreless
Smythe turns Israel into his informant and Ace proposes a deal to buy a piece of the racetrack. Meanwhile, Rosie sweats about Leon's finish almost as much as he does and Joey's depression takes a turn for the worse.moreless
While Marcus is worrying about his health, Escalante is forced by Ace to swap Leon for a more experienced jockey.
Leon's weight issues dampen Rosie's happiness at finally getting a mount. Meanwhile, Jerry's partners try to separate him from his poker rival and Ace meets with a long-time colleague, Michael Smythe.
While Jerry makes a new bid on the horse Mulligan claimed, Walter loses Ronnie as a rider and Ace meets a whiz kid.
Walter Smith finds a jockey for his prized thoroughbred and Ace meets with some potential investors. Meanwhile, Renzo makes a claim on a horse trained by Escalante and Lonnie pulls out of a scam.moreless
Pilot is the season premiere for HBO's drama Luck, which originally aired December 11, 2011. Ace Bernstein has just been released from prison. He spent the majority of his three-year sentence plotting revenge on those he felt betrayed him. Ace makes an investment in a famous racetrack, which he hopes will pay off financially. Meanwhile, four other gamblers combine their income and place a bet on a long-shot horse, hoping for the same financial payoff.moreless