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A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets.

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As we approach the final season of "Scandal," we pay tribute to the many characters we've lost throughout the series. Major spoilers ahead!

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kerry Washington ...  Olivia Pope 124 episodes, 2012-2018
Darby Stanchfield ...  Abby Whelan 124 episodes, 2012-2018
Katie Lowes ...  Quinn Perkins 124 episodes, 2012-2018
Guillermo Díaz ...  Huck 124 episodes, 2012-2018
Jeff Perry ...  Cyrus Beene 124 episodes, 2012-2018
Joshua Malina ...  David Rosen 124 episodes, 2012-2018
Bellamy Young ...  Mellie Grant 124 episodes, 2012-2018
Tony Goldwyn ...  Fitzgerald Grant 124 episodes, 2012-2018
Scott Foley ...  Jake Ballard 104 episodes, 2013-2018
Joe Morton ...  Rowan Pope 88 episodes, 2013-2018
George Newbern ...  Charlie 69 episodes, 2012-2018
Cornelius Smith Jr. ...  Marcus Walker 57 episodes, 2015-2018
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Storyline

When you get into trouble there's only one person to call, Olivia Pope. Olivia is a professional 'fixer' who makes problems go away before anyone even knows they exist. For the moneyed, the powerful and even the President, Olivia is a legend in her field. Her spectacular success is mostly due to her unbreakable rule of always trust your gut. No matter how careful you are, when you do damage control for a living, you're bound to cause some damage to your own life. She and her crew eat, sleep, live and breathe crisis. Each week, as the team races against the clock to defuse intriguing new problems before they become full-blown disasters, they also have to deal with their own personal issues. They may call themselves 'gladiators in suits', but little by little, Olivia and her crew begin to reveal the chinks in their armor. Written by Anonymous

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The secret is out. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scandal See more »

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Shondaland, ABC Studios See more »
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16:9 HD
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The same instrumental song always plays every time Olivia and Fitz have a deep conversation about their love or their feelings for each other. See more »

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Olivia Pope: It's handled.
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OMG what happened to this show??????????
26 February 2016 | by sammelbSee all my reviews

Spoiler alert(please don't read paragraph two after PRACTICE WHAT SHE PREACHES as this contains content which may spoil your anticipation of a future episode) I accidentally stumbled across this show and was quite amused and entertained by the characters and different secrets of the clients and white house staff etc, however by the second to third season and Oliver's affair with the president made public, I become sick and tired of of this so called professional women fixer who cant even find her own man with out running back and forth to sleep with the president when ever it suits her to just be HYPOCRITICAL AND PATHETIC.

How dare she offer anyone any advice or any type of service when this home wrecker cant even stop sleeping with a married man and has the audacity to ask clients to be honest and come clean when she doesn't PRACTICE WHAT SHE PREACHES and to top it all off the president flies her out to a house and refuses to answer her ultimate question and comments about the house and she disregards her question runs over kisses and sleeps with him again.

How shallow and immoral is this a person to disrespect them selves and the memory of there family member, an absolute co-dependent narcissist with no morals ethics or values except her own rules to suit her own agendas, I refused to watch any more episodes after that disgusting betrayal of hypocrisy and shame, how dare she call her self a fixer when she cant even fix her own life.

Very disappointed in her character and behavior, I feel this show let many people down, and by the way whats with the NEW look and over done makeup with Abby??????


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