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Episode Notes/Recap:

  •  It’s Revealed That A Certain Group Of People Know The Truth About The Explosion That Killed Quinn’s Boyfriend. The Group Plans To Keep The Truth Hidden. This Group Of People Includes: Olivia, Cyrus, Mellie, Hollis, And A Few Others.
  • Olivia Tells The Group That She Will Fix The David Rosen Problem. Olivia Needs To Take Care Of The Situation, As David Is Extremely Close To Learning The Truth About The Explosion.
  • Huck Continues Attending Is A.A. Meetings.
  • Huck Gets Asked Out On A Date By A Fellow A.A. Attendee (Becky).
  • Olivia Begins Representing A Governor, And His Wife.
  • The Governor Killed A Man That He Found In His House. Apparently, The Governor Came Home And Found A Man Raping His Wife. The Governor Then Pulled Out A Gun, And Shot And Killed The Man That Was Allegedly Raping His Wife.
  • Olivia Begins “Fixing” The Governor’s Situation.
  • The Governor’s Spokesperson Does The Exact Opposite Of What Olivia Suggested. The Spokesperson Goes Public To The Media, And Says That The Governor’s Actions Were Heroic. Olivia Clearly Told The Spokesperson To Tell The Press To Respect The Governor And His Family’s Privacy.
  • It’s Revealed That When Olivia Was Working For Fitz’s Campaign, The Governor Was Also Running For President. Apparently, Olivia Ran Some Untrue And Negative Ads About The Governor, Costing Him The Election.
  • Cyrus’s Husband Goes Back To Work. The Man Works As A Journalist, In The White House. Cyrus Fears That This Situation Will Become Problematic.
  • Abby And David Continue, With Their Romantic Relationship.
  • For Now, The Public Is Seeing The Governor As A Hero. Olivia Knows That She Must Keep The Governor Viewed As a Hero.
  • The Team Does Some Digging, And Learns That The Rapist Was Actually Having An Affair With The Governor’s Wife. It Seems That The Man Wasn’t Raping The Governor’s Wife.
  • Olivia Confronts The Governor’s Wife. The Woman Admits That She Was Having An Affair With The Man. When Her Husband Walked In, The Woman Cried Rape, To Prevent Her Husband From Knowing That She Was Actually Having An Affair.
  • David Talks With a Source. The Source Tells David That Hollis’s Company And/Or Hollis Wasn’t Involved With The Explosion, That Killed Quinn’s Boyfriend.
  • The Governor Tells Olivia That They Shouldn’t Break The News That His Wife Was Having An Affair.
  • Mellie Tells Cyrus That She Is Finished Attending The Secret Meetings With The Group That Knows The Truth About The Explosion. Cyrus Then Firmly Tells Mellie That The Meetings Aren’t Optional, And She Will Attend Them.
  • Mellie Tells Cyrus If “Defiance” Is Ever Brought Up, She Will Deny Everything. It Seems That “Defiance” Is A Code Name. Perhaps, Related To The Truth About The Explosion.
  • David Gets A Signed Affidavit From One Of The Contractor’s (The Man That Was Having An Affair With The Governor’s Wife) Friends. The Friend Says That The Contractor Was In Fact Having An Affair With The Governor’s Wife.
  • The Governor’s Wife Is Arrested. The Woman Tells The Truth About What Happened. The Woman Admits That Her Husband Killed The Man, Because He Thought His Wife Was Being Raped. The Governor’s Wife Says This, To Prevent Her Husband From Being Arrested For Murder.
  • Huck Goes On His Date, With Becky.
  • The Governor Speaks To The Press, Imploring The Public To Forgive His Wife. Olivia Feels That Taking This Tone, Is The Best Option.
  • While In The Governor’s Office, Olivia Finds Pictures Of The Contractor And The Governor’s Wife Engaging In “Relations”. It Seems That The Governor Took These Photographs, Or Hired Someone To Take Them. It Seems That The Governor Knew About The Affair, And Has Been Acting As If He Knew Nothing About It, The Entire Time.
  • Olivia Confronts The Governor. The Governor Says That He Was Going To Kill His Wife, And Then Himself. However, The Governor Says That His Wife Yelled Rape, And He Knew That He Had A Second Chance. The Governor Says, That Because Of The Situation, His Approval Ratings Are Now Through The Roof. It Seems That The Governor Has Been Playing Olivia, And The Public, From The Start.
  • The Governor Knows That Olivia Can’t Turn Him In, Due To Attorney – Client Privilege.
  • Edison Continues To Ask Olivia To Go Out With Him, But Olivia Says That She Isn’t Yet Ready To Do So. It Seems That Olivia Isn’t Over Fitz Yet.
  • Huck And Becky’s Relationship Begins To Progress.
  • It’s Revealed That The Secret Group (In Which Olivia, Cyrus, Hollis, And Mellie Are A Part Of) Got David’s Job Back, For Him.
  • Abby Learns That David Source Was A Plant. Abby Also Learns That The Company Developed Software That Was Used On Voting Machines. Abby Passes All Of This Information On To David. It Seems That The Explosion Is Part Of An Elaborate Cover-Up.
  • An Unknown Man, Who Has Seemingly Planted A Bug In David’s Apartment, Overhears David And Abby’s Conversation. The Man Asks Olivia If She Wants Him To Notify “The Others”. Olivia Says No. It Seems That Many People Are Involved In The Conspiracy.

Review:

Tonight’s Episode Of Scandal Was Magnificent! Tonight’s Episode Had The Usual Dose Of Mystery, Scandal, And Conspiracy. Scandal Has Been An Epic Show From The Start, And The Second Season Is Continuing To Prove The Show To Be Great. In Tonight’s Episode, The Team Represents A Governor Who Killed A Man, Who Was Raping His Wife. The Team Learns That The Governor’s Wife Was Actually Having An Affair With The Man, And She Only Yelled Rape To Prevent Her Husband From Learning This. Meanwhile, We Learn That Mellie, Cyrus, Hollis, And Olivia Were All Part Of A Cover-Up. the Cover-Up Involved The Company That Suffered The Explosion. Apparently, The Company Made Software That Was Used On Voting Machines. It Seems That This Detail Also Fits Into The COnspiracy Somehow. However, In Tonight’s Episode, This Is All That We Learn About The Conspiracy. Olivia Learns That The Governor Did In Fact Know Of His Wife’s Affair, And He Premeditated The Murder Of Her Lover. Olivia Gets The Governor To Confess To This, However It Doesn’t Matter, As Olivia Can’t Turn The Governor In, Due To Attorney – Client Privilege. In The End, Olivia And The Team Were Played By The Genius Governor. We Also Learn That Olivia Wants To Revive A Relationship With Edison, But Can’t, Because She Isn’t Over Fitz. There’s Not Much More That I Can Say About This Episode Of Scandal, Except For The Fact That It Was Intriguing, Addicting, And All Around Awesome. For Fans Of The Show, I’m Sure You Already Know How Great This Show Is. Overall, I Would Absolutely Recommend Scandal. Watch Scandal Live: Thursday’s At 10/9C. On ABC.

~ Scott R.

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