Last week, several gladiators were on the brink of turning in their armor, disappointed with the turn the show had taken since returning from its mid-season break two weeks ago. Well, Thursday’s “Scandal” episode may have them rethinking going AWOL.
Happy Jueves mi gente! I know I drive you all a bit loco with my Thursday “Scandal” watching obsession, but tonight is the winter finale entitled, “A Door Marked Exit.”
It’s going to be a long, cold winter for the gladiators, and perhaps even longer for actor Joe Morton, who plays the debatably diabolical dad Rowan Pope to his political-fixer daughter, Olivia.
It will be tough for the midseason finale of “Scandal” to be more shocking this episode. There were huge, genuinely surprising plot twists, the most frightening scene of dental torture since “Marathon Man,” and an uncomfortable sex scene. Best of all, the episode finally put a fork in the word “YOLO.” [xfinity-record-button id=”7006536282234113112″ program_type=”series”] How […]
This week’s “Scandal” showed that, like the rest of us, Olivia Pope has seen “The Notebook.” It also highlights one of the show’s dominant themes: the fantasy of an idealized “Cosby Show” domesticity, which none of the characters have ever achieved. Every time one of them gets close, he or she consciously or unconsciously does […]
This week’s “Scandal” finally introduced Olivia’s mother played by Khandi Alexander, who no one anticipated would be cast in the pivotal role. She said about three words, in a flashback. The show is still pretending that she is dead, instead of in hiding from B613 or running a small island nation. Also, Kerry Washington officially looks […]
This week’s episode of “Scandal,” “More Cattle Less Bull,” seemingly explained Operation Remington. Fitz’s secret mission turned out to be, like everything else Fitz does, all about Olivia. Our heroine kept busy representing his potential presidential rival and, most importantly, wearing her most fabulous dress yet. [xfinity-record-button id=”7006536282234113112″ program_type=”series”] Olivia Spins a Scandal Into Political […]
“Scandal” aired its Anthony Weiner inspired episode, awesomely titled “Say Hello to My Little Friend,” just twenty four hours after “Law & Order: SVU” aired its take on the photo-sexting congressman. Perhaps Weiner could have avoided this humiliation had he hired real life Olivia Pope, and “Scandal” producer, Judy Smith long before his political career […]
Olivia Pope was taken hostage in the U.S. Capitol Thursday on ABC’s “Scandal” by a woman hellbent on proving that the FBI murdered her son. Read our recap and watch the full episode …
There has been so much hype and anticipation for the premiere of “Scandal” that it seemed impossible that the episode would live up to expectations. But it did.