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Scandal

Series Summary
"Grey's Anatomy" creator Shonda Rhimes returns with another drama for ABC. Olivia Pope, a former media consultant to the president, is ready to move on with her life and opens her own crisis-management firm, but she can't seem to shake ties with her past. Olivia's staff includes opinionated investigator Abby and hacker extraordinaire Huck. As she moves forward it becomes clear that, while her staffers may specialize in cleaning up the lives of other people, they can't seem to do the same for themselves.

Air Dates: 2012 - Present

Genres: Drama

Network: ABC

  • Season 4, Ep. 22 : You Can't Take Command May 14, 2015

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    Things come to a head as Olivia and her team move to take down Command; Mellie learns whether she won the election.

  • Season 4, Ep. 21 : A Few Good Women May 7, 2015

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    Vice President Ross hires Olivia to defend a woman in the Navy; Quinn and Huck go to work to get answers about B613; Mellie's Senate campaign continues to be difficult.

  • Season 4, Ep. 20 : First Lady Sings the Blues Apr 23, 2015

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    Those trying to take down B613 must take drastic measures to ensure their safety; the nation turns against Mellie, forcing Cyrus to come to her defense.

  • Season 4, Ep. 19 : I'm Just a Bill Apr 16, 2015

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    Rowan's return raises the stakes for those targeting B613; Fitz needs the vice president's help to pass an important bill.

  • Season 4, Ep. 18 : Honor Thy Father Apr 2, 2015

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    David hopes to strengthen his case by recruiting former B613 agents; a congressman whose father is on death row asks Olivia for help.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • Even if Scandal isn't quite as instantly addictive as "Grey's Anatomy" was back in the day, this is a well-paced, generally well-acted show with some promising elements (though there is also an occasional tendency to offer contrived redemptions that don't make a ton of sense). show more

  • While the characters are slight and the dialog is silly, there's a story there somewhere. show more

  • Scandal is about as realistic as Mamie Eisenhower Witch Hunter but it has so much headlong energy, you may not care. [9 Apr 2012, p.40] show more

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  • October 09, 2014 cookieflowerlady
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    Do not like Portia on the show - she does not fit -

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