First of all, that headline totally rhymes. Also, I’m ready to declare this the best episode of season three — if not the series to date.
Good news: Pope and Associates finally secured a new client on the Oct. 17 episode of Scandal
. Bad news
: Their client, Mary Nesbitt, strapped a bomb to her chest and held a room full of people hostage at the White House — including Olivia (Kerry Washington
), who was accused of being a “terrorist.”
All Mary wanted was to prove that her slain son, a suspected terrorist killed by the FBI, was actually innocent; and when no one would give her the time of day, she resorted to Plan
Bomb. Through a series of favors — thank you, David (Joshua Malina
)! — the truth was revealed to Liv, even if it wasn’t what she wanted to hear.
It turns out Mary’s son wasn’t a terrorist,