Category Archives: Scandal

Scandal 3.12: We Do Not Touch the First Ladies

Fights, Coffee, and Forgiveness Olivia and Fitz are fighting behind a door. Jake is outside with secret service, listening. They are fighting because, while they are still lovers, Fitz does not like Liv’s new “fake” boyfriend. ¬†“He will try and … Continue reading

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Scandal 3.11: Ride, Sally, Ride

The second half of season three, after taking a two and half month break, puts us right in the middle of Fitz’ re-election campaign. But Fitz is not the only character with his eyes on the Oval House.

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Scandal 3.10: A Door Marked Exit

“I’ve committed a sin.” Last week’s episode ended with Sally calling Cyrus and uttering those words – “I’ve committed a sin.” This week’s episode takes us back prior to that call to show us what exactly happened. Sally is fighting … Continue reading

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Scandal 3.9: YOLO

“I’ve Committed a Sin” This episode was not for the those with a weak stomach. Huck has laid out the tools of his old trade: torture. Huck has Quinn duck taped on the floor, and begins to talk her through … Continue reading

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Scandal 3.8: Vermont Is for Lovers, Too

An Ethical Roller Coaster Last week’s episode concluded with Rowan walking into Omar’s cell, revealing to us that Omar is really Olivia’s mom, Maya. This week’s episode picks up right there. Rowan walks into the cell and declares, “Our daughter … Continue reading

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Scandal 3.7: Everything’s Coming Up Mellie

¬†Sacrifices This week’s episode turns its focus onto Mellie. It starts off with a reporter and camera crew following Mellie around the White House for a tour and interview. Blended through this episode are more flashbacks, but this time of … Continue reading

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Scandal 3.6: Icarus

Failure is not final. Scandal has bought the Monopoly block of townhouses when it comes to effective flashbacks. In the opening flashback scene, we meet Maya, Olivia’s mother. It is a sweet scene where the teenage Olivia, complete with headphones … Continue reading

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Scandal 3.5: More Cattle, Less Bull

Got Secrets? The client-of-the-week in this episode is the Democratic congresswoman Josephine Marcus, played by the always brilliant Lisa Kudrow. Last week, we saw her as the President’s biggest critic who got a huge boost in the polls after Mellie … Continue reading

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Scandal 3.4: Say Hello to My Little Friend

Do you believe in second chances? That seems to be the theme of this week’s episode. At one point or another, almost every character tells someone that mistakes happen and that there are second chances. One of these characters is … Continue reading

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Scandal 3.3: Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington

Mary Nesbitt is a grieving mother. She believes with everything in her body and soul that the FBI unjustly killed her son in a raid. She has struggled to have anyone listen to her. So, she goes to Washington and … Continue reading

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