Designated Survivor Season 1 Episode 1: "Pilot" Quotes
Alex: Tom, you can't do that. You can't make promises you won't be able to keep.
Tom: We're in Washington. They're the only promises you're allowed to make.
Pancakes for everyone!Tom
Don't get me wrong. I'm mad as hell, but at the end of the day I'm not the president.Tom
Sir, you are now the President of the United States.Mike
What the hell am I doing here, Alex? I'm not the guy for this.Tom
What do you want me to do, General? Declare war? Why not? They just showed me the nuclear football 40 minutes ago. I guess I've had it long enough to try it out.Tom
Penny: Is dad scared?
Leo: Are you kidding? Dad's not scared of anything.
You don't take credit for something until you're done.Hannah
We have a housing and urban development secretary running the free world. You call it treason, I call it my civic responsibility.General Cochrane
Mr. Ambassador, you may not know much about me, but what you should know is I'm about as straight a shooter as you're going to find in Washington. So, you should believe me when I tell you that I do not want my first act as commander in chief to attack Iran.Tom
We are going to do this my way. If it doesn't work, we'll try yours.Tom
Just when we're on our knees, they're going to step on our throat.General Cochrane