When the eruption of an Icelandic volcano strands Elizabeth at an airport in Ireland with the Turkish foreign minister, she tries to broker a deal with him to save the lives of thousands of Syrian refugees. Also, Henry gives advice to Alison about an awkward topic.
Did You Know?
Just before the opening credits start, you see the Turkish government stand opposite Madame Secretary and her staff in a formation that signifies a beginning game of chess: Turkey on black squares, US on white, with the leaders (king/queen) in the center. See more
Henry is shown going to bed in the US while talking to Elizabeth on the phone. Elizabeth is in Ireland and it's daylight. If it was night time in east coast America it would be late night in Ireland and dark outside. See more