Meanwhile, Mellie proves just how powerful she can be and Jake and Huck continue the hunt for Rowan. Susan practices her debate skills while at the same time dealing with news of David cheating on her with Elizabeth, leading her to end their relationship. However when Rowan threatens to kill Jake if he chooses Olivia, Olivia breaks up with him and Jake marries Vanessa. Cast member was upgraded to a series regular after being a recurring cast member for the past six seasons and made his first appearance as a regular actor in this episode, portraying former B613 assassin Charlie. Olivia visits Jake and is surprised by there being another woman in his apartment. Meanwhile, Quinn learns valuable intel from Jake's fiancée, which turns out to be that Rowan and Jake are funding Edison's presidential campaign.
Mellie brings in Cyrus to negotiate with Fitz to make sure she gets her way so she'll do the interview. She goes to the oval office to meet with Fitz. In the meantime, Edison realizes that he might have just made a deal with the devil as Rowan and Jake continue to try and pull the strings behind Edison's campaign. After she gets shot he brings her to the U. Meanwhile, Edison realizes he may have made a deal with the devil as Rowan and Jake continue to try and pull the strings behind his campaign. The for the episode started on July 19, 2017. Fitz quickly finds out the true cost of mercy when he works to stop the Senate from impeaching him.
Fitz wants Queen Isabel to allow him to build a naval base on Caledonian soil, but she is hesitant. Meanwhile, David is caught in a dilemma when Governor Baker offers to give her endorsement to Susan if he drops the investigation into a sugar company she took kickbacks from. Will they both be able to work together without having a cat fight in front of the paparazzi? Olivia goes to his house to convince him to speak on her behalf. Share your thoughts with us in the comments below, and be sure to catch up with our review of. After persuasion from Olivia, Fitz attends Mellie's swearing in.
Could she give up based on Hollis winning over Florida at the last minute? During its airing, the installment was watched by 5. On staff at the new firm are fresh-faced lawyer Quinn Perkins ; smooth talking litigator Harrison Wright ; investigator Abby Whelan ; and computer hacker with a past Huck. Scandal's penultimate episode proves to be one of the most interesting yet for the season. Meanwhile, Olivia also forges a deal of her own with Doyle, whom they are supposed to destroy. Has Susan finally had enough of not knowing what to say? Favorite things include: Sansa Stark, British period dramas, the Ninth Doctor and whatever Jessica Lange happens to be doing today. Several actors working on -produced shows directed an episode for the fifth season.
They do interviews where they claim the media has been using dog-whistle politics against Olivia. Production began on May 21, 2015, when Rhimes announced on Twitter that the writers were in full swing mapping the fifth season. For the second season, see. Edison asks what will happen if he says no, his expression suggesting that he does not even want to know. If Rowan is getting in on the fun, so will Jake. However, Hollis Doyle is the one who wins Florida.
Will Barry and Iris be able to reach their daughter and fix their family? Eventually, Marcus joins him to begin important work on his presidential library. Foley's director-debut was announced on Twitter by Foley himself and executive producer Tom Verica. Also, it's the penultimate episode of , so expect it to set the wheels in motion for what is sure to be a crazy conclusion. Olivia, Huck and Quinn dive into a new case that takes Olivia out of D. Meanwhile, through flashbacks, Jake's backstory of his childhood and training at B613 is revealed. Meanwhile, Abby struggles with her new position as Olivia tries to take control of the situation. As Abby plays dirty, Liv doubles down on the backstabbing, too.
At night, Olivia and discuss about their uncommitted affair. Cyrus deals with Michael, which ends with Michael leaving Cyrus and taking Ella with him. Check out the photos and promo video below for a preview! All of the episodes were directed by , who portrays Abby in the show. Meanwhile, Abby shows Olivia she is fully capable of handling working at the White House, by giving a press conference where she tells the press that Olivia has a certain reputation with men in D. We pick up right there in that environment and we see what happens next. This event leads Olivia to find herself in a potentially terrible scenario. They make a deal: Fitz gives Cyrus a job in the White House and Cyrus doesn't reveal that Fitz knew Olivia was kidnapped.
However, after Olivia's recent fall from political grace, it's going to be more challenging than ever to get the support they need. Elizabeth tries to convince Susan Ross to run for the presidency, while Abby and Cyrus have different views on the reporter that is writing a profile piece on Fitz about his last period in Office. In the episode, Doyle receives the Florida Governor's endorsement, which has been a source of competition for the three republican candidates. Loves to livetweet pretty much anything, and is always looking for new friends to yell about Game of Thrones with on Twitter. Meanwhile, Huck and Quinn recruit Marcus Walker to help smooth over the media storm surrounding Olivia.
Olivia visits Jake, and is surprised to see his wife, Elise, there as well. October 2017 Local news announce Luna Vargas' death, which was considered a ; ' new position as ; and 's first joint session at the , during which she promised a bill to free education. Who's dropping out of the race? The series will continue to air at Thursdays in the timeslot 9:00 p. During the course of the series, 124 episodes of Scandal aired, including one special. Olivia figures out that the car was hacked, meaning she was murdered, along with her bodyguard who was also in the car.
Mellie offers to stand by Fitz and pretend that he didn't cheat on her if he apologizes. Speaking of Doyle, Olivia and Abby are eager to take him down, so they had to set their differences aside and worked hand in hand. Jake and Olivia however reconcile and plan to escape together. Jake announces that he is engaged to his new girlfriend, much to the dismay of Olivia. Olivia doesn't know how, so Huck seeks help from Jake instead. According to , the episode will see the presidential candidates unveil their running mate. Mellie is ambushed at the hearing, to which she finally signs the divorce papers after confronting Fitz about their lives together.