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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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The secret is out. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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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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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Bellamy Young and Joe Morton appeared together as an attorney and her client on the The X-Files (1993) (Redrum, S08E06). See more »

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Olivia Pope: It's handled.
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Scandal (witty and Smart)
1 April 2012 | by mrerecsSee all my reviews

Very hip modern show. Diaologue is very witty story lines very believe able. it's an interesting show that is worth watching! Awesome casting, actors fit their roles and they seem to have great chemistry. Episodes are fast pace and there are a lot of side stories. But that what I think makes the show. They will be one main story for and episode. then another smaller side story to change the pace. With there being larger sporadically place Story that connects the episodes and keeps the show moving toward a goal. This show is like Lost meets Law and Order with a House type wit and sensibility. I think its great how each episode wraps up but leaves you with a little something to look forward to until next week. If your looking for something fresh and interesting i would suggest this show!


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