Scandal

Scandal

Everyone has secrets, and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the nation's elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope's team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for their clients, but it becomes apparent that these "gladiators in suits" who specialize in fixing the lives of other people, have trouble fixing those closest at hand, their own.
Everyone has secrets, and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the nation's elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope's team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for their clients, but it becomes apparent that these "gladiators in suits" who specialize in fixing the lives of other people, have trouble fixing those closest at hand, their own.

Season 5 (21 episodes)

  • 1. Heavy is the Head

    Original air date: 09/24/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 09/24/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min. Olivia and Fitz are back together again and enjoying every scandalous moment together while Cyrus, Mellie and Huck deal with the aftermath of helping Command. Meanwhile, when a visit from the Queen of Caledonia and her family turns into a tragedy, Olivia is hired to make sure the Royal family’s private life stays private.

  • 2. Yes

    Original air date: 10/01/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 10/01/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min. The Pope and Associates team dives into a new case that takes Olivia out of Washington and away from the President. Meanwhile, back at the White House, Fitz is determined to find who's responsible for causing the latest turn of events, and Abby receives unexpected guidance from a master of damage control as she struggles to catch a break.

  • 3. Paris is Burning

    Original air date: 10/08/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 10/08/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min. Olivia and Fitz face very big consequences and Mellie brings in an old friend to make sure she gets her way. Meanwhile, Abby shows Olivia she is fully capable of handling working at the White House.

  • 4. Dog-Whistle Politics

    Original air date: 10/15/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 10/15/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min. Eager to get answers, Jake unexpectedly crosses paths with someone he thought he'd never see again. Meanwhile, Huck and Quinn recruit a familiar face to help smooth over the media storm surrounding Olivia, and Fitz quickly finds out the true cost of mercy when he discovers not everyone fully supports his actions.

  • 5. You Got Served

    Original air date: 10/22/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 10/22/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min. Olivia knows she can't handle this latest storm on her own and calls for help from an unexpected source. Meanwhile, Mellie and Cyrus continue to pull strings from the sidelines and Jake is still occupied by a ghost from his past.

  • 6. Get Out of Jail, Free

    Original air date: 10/29/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 10/29/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min. Fitz and Olivia are presented with a shocking plan that might just make all of their troubles go away, and Mellie is put through the wringer when confronted about her troubled marriage. Meanwhile, the Gladiators continue to defend Olivia, and Susan Ross turns to David for advice.

  • 7. Even the Devil Deserves a Second Chance

    Original air date: 11/05/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 11/05/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min. While Fitz is focused on winning back the American people, he makes a shocking discovery. Meanwhile, OPA takes on a new client, but Olivia seems preoccupied keeping her own secrets, and Elizabeth North sets her sights on a new agenda.

  • 8. Rasputin

    Original air date: 11/12/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 11/12/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min. In the midst of Fitz negotiating a historic peace deal, Olivia must rely on her instincts when a guest of The White House discloses powerful intel. Meanwhile, Jake uses Huck's help to get closer to his target, and Cyrus takes matters into his own hands when he realizes he's been shut out of the inner circle.

  • 9. Baby, It's Cold Outside

    Original air date: 11/19/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 11/19/2015 Runtime: 43:03 min. Olivia is feeling more and more frustrated as she takes on "First Lady" type responsibilities at the White House. Meanwhile, Mellie proves just how powerful she can be, and Jake and Huck continue the hunt for Rowan on the winter finale.

  • 10. It's Hard out Here for a General

    Original air date: 02/11/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 02/11/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min. It's been six months since Olivia and Fitz have broken up, and they are both handling their newfound freedom in different ways. Meanwhile, the Pope and Associates team take on a case that could lead to a national crisis.

  • 11. The Candidate

    Original air date: 02/18/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 02/18/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min. Mellie seeks out Olivia's help but may not be prepared for what it entails, and Liz tries to convince Susan Ross to run for the presidency. Meanwhile, Abby and Cyrus are at odds when a profile piece on Fitz comes into question.

  • 12. Wild Card

    Original air date: 02/25/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 02/25/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min. While Fitz is preoccupied with his own interests, Cyrus begins to orchestrate his next master plan, and Elizabeth North uses David to mastermind a plan of her own. Meanwhile, Olivia continues to question what exactly Jake is planning in his new role as head of the NSA.

  • 13. The Fish Rots From the Head

    Original air date: 03/10/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 03/10/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min. Olivia and the team take on some embattled Secret Service agents. Meanwhile, Abby has her hands full trying to keep Fitz in line, and Jake begins to reveal a few of his own secrets.

  • 14. I See You

    Original air date: 03/17/2016 Runtime: 42:58 min.

    Original air date: 03/17/2016 Runtime: 42:58 min. Olivia continues to spy on Jake while the Gladiators have to fend for themselves. Meanwhile, Susan and Mellie feel the pressure as their campaigns heat up, and Abby begins to question Cyrus' motives.

  • 15. Scandal - Pencils Down / The Catch - The Pilot

    Original air date: 03/24/2016 Runtime: 86:13 min.

    Original air date: 03/24/2016 Runtime: 86:13 min. When Mellie makes a public faux pas, Olivia must decide how far she'll go to fix it. Meanwhile, the Gladiators learn valuable intel about Jake's new love interest, and David Rosen seeks advice about his love triangle with Liz North and Susan Ross. Plus, enjoy the series premiere of The Catch where Los Angeles private investigator Alice Vaughan is conned out of millions by her fiance. She suddenly becomes the victim and goes on a private mission for payback, stopping at nothing to catch her man. However, the FBI is also following his criminal activity across Europe and is closer than ever to capturing him, and hopes to elicit Alice's help in taking him down.

  • 16. The Miseducation of Susan Ross

    Original air date: 03/31/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 03/31/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min. Following the first Republican debate, Olivia is presented with damaging information about an opponent and enlists the Gladiators to verify its authenticity. Meanwhile, David deals with fallout from his dating life, and Cyrus continues to work on his own political agenda.

  • 17. Thwack!

    Original air date: 04/07/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 04/07/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min. The election is in full swing, and when a potential leak threatens several candidates, they have to work together to keep their secrets safe. Boundaries are pushed and lines are crossed as people go to extraordinary lengths to protect themselves.

  • 18. Till Death Do Us Part

    Original air date: 04/21/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 04/21/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min. As Olivia deals with the aftermath of what she's done, she finally finds out what exactly Jake and Rowan are plotting. With their plans already in motion, Olivia is forced to try and stop it. Meanwhile, in flashbacks, we learn more about Jake's past and how he first got involved with B6-13.

  • 19. Buckle Up

    Original air date: 04/28/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 04/28/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min. As Mellie, Susan and Hollis prepare to meet with Florida's governor and vie for her influential endorsement, a spin war between Abby and Olivia threatens to keep their candidates grounded. Meanwhile, Cyrus is faced with a decision that could dramatically alter his future.

  • 20. Trump Card

    Original air date: 05/05/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 05/05/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min. Olivia and Abby put their differences aside to work together to take Hollis Doyle down. Meanwhile, Edison realizes he may have made a deal with the devil as Rowan and Jake continue to try and pull the strings behind his campaign.

  • 21. That's My Girl

    Original air date: 05/12/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min.

    Original air date: 05/12/2016 Runtime: 43:03 min. As each presidential candidate gets ready to announce their running mate, Olivia finds herself in a potentially dire situation. Meanwhile, Cyrus is presented with damaging information that could alter the presidential race entirely.