As President Kirkman announces his plan for his First Hundred Days at a press briefing, his wife makes an off-the-cuff statement at an event which could possibly cause serious obstacles for the President's plan. As Kirkman and his staff try to deal with this unexpected problem, his former Chief-of Staff Aaron Shore gets a surprise job offer from House Speaker Hookstraten. Agent Wells works together with Former FBI Director Lee Atwood to find the woman responsible for the murder of Atwood's son and bring her to justice.moreless
President Kirkman learns from Agent Wells that Former White House Chief of Staff Charles Langdon is still alive and claims to have new information about the Capital Bombing. Upon hearing this, the President is surprised to learn that his Chief of Staff, Aaron Shore, has handed in his resignation despite Kirkman's objections. The President names Emily as Aaron's replacement. After meeting with Langdon, the President becomes more determined to bring the conspirators to justice and gives Agent Wells the power to do whatever is needed.moreless
As President Kirkman continues his investigation into why Beth MacLeish murdered her husband, he learns that his Chief-of Staff leaked confidential information to the media. Agent Wells speaks with one of MacLeish's former compatriots in an attempt to find out why MacLeish was involved in the Capital Bombing and how. In the midst of all that is happening around him, the President also has to deal with being separated from his children as Alex decides the White House is not a safe environment for them and wishes to take them to Camp David.moreless
President Kirkman works with Agent Wells to try to learn more about Vice President MacLeish's role in the bombing. Congresswoman Hookstraten becomes suspicious of recent events and confronts the Vice President. Meanwhile FBI Director Atwood's worst fears are tragically confirmed.moreless
After a terrorist attack on the US Capital during the annual State of the Union Address kills the President and his cabinet, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Thomas Kirkman, having been named the Designated Survivor during the address, is sworn in as President of the United States. He is soon thrust into a world he could not possibly comprehend.moreless
Milt puts his career on the line when he illegally uses NSA feeds to help a woman figure out who tried to kill her husband. Meanwhile, a local doctor is drawn to a display of compassion by Russ; and Holly grows frustrated that her new relationship isn't progressing.moreless
Milt learns more about Russ' youth while investigating the murder of the local high-school football coach; at the same time, Russ and Holly's friendship reaches a crossroads.
Milt and the Battle Creek P.D. work overtime to locate and rescue Russ after he is taken hostage by an escaped convict.
Russ helps Font investigate his hunch that one of the FBI's most-wanted fugitives is hiding in Battle Creek, even though Milt insists that the man died months earlier.
Milt finds himself caught in the middle of Cdr. Guziewicz's personal life when her adopted son, Danny, goes behind her back to ask him to investigate whether the man jailed for the murder of his birth parents really did it.moreless
Russ is forced to turn to the last person he wants help from during the course of a murder investigation when he reaches out to his mother, a convicted counterfeiter and con artist who he doesn't exactly trust.moreless
Russ and Milt work to identify a would-be assassin, and at the same time protect his prospective target after an attempt is made on the life of the fun-loving mayor of Battle Creek during the city's annual Breakfast Day celebration.moreless
Cdr. Guziewicz narrowly escapes when her house is burned down by an unknown arsonist. As the Battle Creek Police Department investigate, Russ and Milt question a variety of suspects, including a string of ex-lovers and the commander's own estranged son. Meanwhile, Russ is determined to find out who sent Holly a gift.moreless
The murder of a local waitress is investigated by Russ and Milt, who pit the skills of their crime-solving police dogs against each other as they work the case. Meanwhile, Russ decides to employ a new tactic to get Milt to admit what has brought him to Battle Creek.moreless
Cookie the police dog sniffs out a stash of heroin in a little girl's backpack, leading Russ and Milt to search for evidence to back their competing theories as to where the drugs came from and why she had them. Elsewhere, Jacocks does some digging into the reason Milt has been sent to Battle Creek while she's in Detroit for a training seminar.moreless
The jaded Det. Russ Agnew reluctantly partners with charming FBI agent Milt Chamberlain to solve a drug-related double homicide in the premiere of this drama, which follows their rocky relationship as they employ very different tactics when solving crimes in the down-and-out-streets of Battle Creek, Mich.moreless
Stuart's ex-wife takes his dog, so they guys try to get it back. Meanwhile, Gil's daughter cancels their camping trip, and Carter wishes to date Frank's daughter.
Carter, Frank, Stuart, and Gil have a boys' night out after Carter is left at the altar to try and get him back into the dating scene.
House treats a drug patient and is forced to examine his own life and confront his personal demons.
A weekend Vermont vacation with Marshall and Lily sees Robin and Kevin discuss getting serious. Meanwhile, Barney meets a girl who seems to know his moves before he makes them.
Lily and Marshall's plan to officially move to the suburbs hits a snag when Lily's father refuses to leave. Meanwhile, the rest of the gang hits a strip club.
Marshall tailgates at his father's grave to keep a tradition alive. Ted and Barney start their own bar. Robin's pressed into service when Sandy is too drunk to be on the air.
Barney and Robin decide whether to keep their one night stand a secret from Nora and Kevin. Meanwhile, the rest of the gang goes to a "-palooza" concert.
The gang recounts their actions when Hurricane Irene bore down on New York City. Meanwhile, Barney seeks a way to stop wearing the ducky tie.
Robin recounts to a therapist the events that led her to his office. Meanwhile, Ted tries to help Lily and Marshall withtheir pregnancy too much.