Category: Scandal

Scandal Recap: The Candidate

Scandal Recap: The Candidate
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Scandal Season 5, Ep. 11 – “The Candidate.” “Well, I am an overachiever.”  — Olivia Last week Scandal jumped back into the narrative with all the twists and turns we’ve come to expect from the series. This week it was more about stepping back and setting... Read more »

Scandal Recap: It's Hard Out Here for a General

Scandal Recap: It's Hard Out Here for a General
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Scandal Season 5, Ep. 10 – “It’s Hard Out Here for a General.” “Red, I’m not interested anymore. Say less words.” — Cyrus After a decades long hiatus (roughly) Scandal came back promising a whole new Olivia Pope. What we got was an Olivia Pope cheerily... Read more »

Scandal Recap: Baby, It's Cold Outside

Scandal Recap: Baby, It's Cold Outside
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Scandal Season 5, Ep. 9 – “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” “Let’s talk about gonorrhea.” — Vice President Susan Ross Well… that was unexpected. After weeks of buildup it looked like this winter finale would be all about Rowan getting his due, but Rowan was just one... Read more »
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Scandal Recap: Rasputin

Scandal Recap: Rasputin
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Scandal Season 5, Ep. 8 – “Rasputin.” Guys, I think Scandal pulled a genre switch on us. No longer are we watching a soap-opera thriller, we are know watching pure science fiction in the vein of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Because what other explanation could... Read more »

Scandal Recap: Even the Devil Deserves a Second Chance

Scandal Recap: Even the Devil Deserves a Second Chance
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Scandal Season 5, Ep. 7 – “Even the Devil Deserves a Second Chance.” “You have the Oval. This is what power looks like. He’s not the president anymore, Olivia, you are.” — Cyrus On the upside, this first episode post Papa Pope escape was pretty light... Read more »

Scandal Recap: Get Out of Jail, Free

Scandal Recap: Get Out of Jail, Free
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Scandal Season 5, Ep. 6 – “Get Out of Jail, Free.” For four long seasons viewers pined and waited for Olivia and Fitz to be together. We watched them lie and manipulate and commit heinous acts in the name of their love and still we longed... Read more »
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Scandal Recap: You Got Served

Scandal Recap: You Got Served
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Scandal Season 5, Ep. 5  — “You Got Served.” “If I never laid eyes on him then I wouldn’t have fallen in love. And he wouldn’t have fallen in love. That may have made for two more lonely people in this world, but also a lot less... Read more »

Scandal Recap: Dog-Whistle Politics

Scandal Recap: Dog-Whistle Politics
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Scandal Season 5, Ep. 4 – “Dog-Whistle Politics.” “They want to impeach a man for having an affair that everyone just shrugs about because a man having an affair is a daily occurrence. They want to impeach a man because all we ever hear is how... Read more »

Scandal Recap: Paris Is Burning

Scandal Recap: Paris Is Burning
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Scandal Season 5, Ep. 3 – “Paris Is Burning.” “Sit down and watch me choose you.”  — Olivia Last week Olivia declared her love for President Grant, public opinion be damned. But, before we could even get to the public opinion, there was Mellie to deal... Read more »
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Scandal Recap: Yes

Scandal Recap: Yes
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Scandal Season 5, Ep. 2 – “Yes.” “We both know America will never elect a woman who can’t get laid.” — Mellie Well, the cat’s out of the bag. With the leaked photos of Liv and Fitz splashed all over the news, there was nothing to be... Read more »