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Scandal 

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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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Shonda Rhimes
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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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At last (Season 5) See more »

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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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Stereo | Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Many guest stars, and even show regulars including Scott Foley, Jeff Perry, Katie Lowes, Joshua Malina, George Newbern and Bellamy Young have appeared on Shonda Rhimes's other ABC hit show Grey's Anatomy (2005) See more »

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Olivia Pope: It's handled.
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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: Scandal S5 (2017) See more »

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This has all the looks of something good...Spiolers
20 April 2012 | by lamont-hardSee all my reviews

This is a good series, I found much to like about almost every thing. My first is for the camera work there has been none better that I have witnessed in a T.V. series before, with the lenses focused on the never ending beveled glass shots and characters through I would assume to be glass doors. It is very unique. The second major point is the quick dialog, not a lot of deep thinking scenes to take away the mood of the cases. Every thing is rapid fire and on the go. The characters are equally balanced with mostly good points and a few bad flaws thrown in for good measure.

At first the cases i felt were a bit to dramatic but the second episode was more of what I feel this show will become. I recommend this series to anyone who likes something a bit different and if you suspend belief on a couple of things you will enjoy it.


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