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Season OneEdit

01 | 01
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"Sweet Baby" April 05, 2012
Directed by: Paul McGuigan - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
When a young lawyer starts a new job at a crisis management firm, she must deal with an accusation against the nation's president on her first day.
02 | 02
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"Dirty Little Secrets" April 12, 2012
Directed by: Roxann Dawson - Written by: Heather Mitchell
Olivia must protect a new client who is under investigation; Quinn runs into trouble.
03 | 03
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"Hell Hath No Fury" April 19, 2012
Directed by: Allison Liddi-Brown - Written by: Matt Bryne
The team tries to help a millionaire's son who has been accused of rape; when Olivia takes on Amanda Tanner as a client, her first request is a meeting with the president.
04 | 04
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"Enemy of the State" April 26, 2012
Directed by: Michael Kattleman - Written by: Richard E. Robbins
Olivia Pope and Cyrus get into a heated argument about the Amanda Tanner case; the team helps a dictator who claims his wife and children were kidnapped.
05 | 05
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"Crash and Burn" May 03, 2012
Directed by: Steve Robin - Written by: Mark Wilding
Olivia and her team help defend the pilot of a commercial plane that crashed, killing all onboard; when Amanda Tanner goes missing, Huck must call upon his past to help find her; Fitz asks the vice president for help.
06 | 06
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"The Trail" May 10, 2012
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Jenna Bans
As Gideon investigates Amanda Tanner's past, a series of events from the past reveal the contentious primary race between Fitzgerald Grant and Sally Langston, Olivia's first meeting with Grant on the campaign trail and the formation of the Pope & Associates team.
07 | 07
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"Grant: For the People" May 17, 2012
Directed by: Roxann Dawson - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
Olivia and the team rally when Quinn finds herself in a tragic situation; Cyrus turns to Olivia when an announcement affects Fitz's presidency.

Season TwoEdit

01 | 08
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"White Hat's Off" September 27, 2012
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Jenna Bans
Quinn's true identity is revealed, finally! Mellie and Cyrus put Fitz in a compromising position during a live television interview with America's reporter, Kimberly Mitchell. Meanwhile, OPA takes a Congressman as a client who was caught with his pants down... literately!
02 | 09
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"The Other Woman" October 4, 2012
Directed by: Stephen Cragg - Written by: Heather Mitchell
Olivia has to deal with the ramifications of Quinn's court case. In the White House, Cyrus and Fitz deal with a foreign policy emergency. Meanwhile, the country's most prominent minister is found dead in a hotel room handcuffed to a bed with his mistress; the team is sent to handle damage control.
03 | 10
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"Hunting Season" October 18, 2012
Directed by: Ron Underwood - Written by: Matt Byrne
Quinn returns to work leaving tensions running high at Olivia Pope & Associates - mostly with Abby - due to questions about Quinn's background. An NSA Analyst drops a bombshell striking the fear in Olivia's eyes, claiming that the government is using a new technology called "Thorngate" to spy on its citizens. Olivia is caught off-guard with how far up this scandal goes, and distracted by her problems with Fitz. Meanwhile, Cyrus has to try and keep Fitz calm and collected when Olivia's former flame, Senator Edison Davis, shows up.
04 | 11
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"Beltway Unbuckled" October 25, 2012
Directed by: Mark Tinker - Written by: Mark Fish
Olivia fights for the rights of a murdered college girl who is being persecuted in the media for sleeping with every political in the city; a fight that pits her against the White House. Meanwhile, the relationship between Abby and David deepens, and he gets a step closer to figuring out the Quinn Perkins mystery. Olivia visits Supreme Court Justice in the hospital. A group of conspirators come to meet together at the closing of the episode; a group of many familiar faces...
05 | 12
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"All Roads Lead to Fitz" November 8, 2012
Directed by: Steve Robin - Written by: Raamla Mohamed
A governor takes the law into his own hands when he sees his wife being raped and then he asks Olivia and her team to come in and clean up his mess. Meanwhile, both Cyrus and the President are caught off-guard when Cyrus' husband, James, decides to return to his career as a journalist covering the White House.
06 | 13
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"Spies Like Us" November 15, 2012
Directed by: Bethany Rooney - Written by: Chris Van Dusen
Olivia receives an anonymous letter containing a coded warning which could expose Huck’s dark past. Meanwhile another Pope & Associates secret has already been exposed and Olivia asks Harrison to step up and handle it. And in the White House, Cyrus and Fitz are dealing with the ramifications of Cyrus' husband’s first front page news story.
07 | 14
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"Defiance" November 29, 2012
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Peter Noah
Harrison leads the team in managing a billionaire businessman who seems to have lost his sanity. Meanwhile, the White House celebrates the President’s 50th birthday, and James continues to investigate Cytron and discovers something that could change the fate of the country.
08 | 15
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Directed by: Oliver Bokelberg - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
A national tragedy forces Olivia to return to work at the White House. Meanwhile, we learn more about the first few days of Fitz’s presidency.
09 | 16
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"Blown Away" December 13, 2012
Directed by: Jessica Yu - Written by: Mark Wilding
While working in the White House, Olivia helps Vice President Sally Langston; Cyrus stumbles across the truth about James’s secret investigation; and one of Olivia’s associates struggles to come to terms with a shocking betrayal.
10 | 17
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"One For the Dog" January 10, 2013
Directed by: Steve Robin - Written by: Heather Mitchell
Olivia gets news from Edison that the President is awake; Mellie forged Fitz's name in a letter of reinstatement. When Olivia and Cyrus find out they try to figure out how to control the situation. Olivia has her associates aide with the control. Meanwhile, Sally Langston and Hollis Doyle try to find a way to keep her in office. Olivia pushes Edison away.
11 | 18
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Directed by: Stephen Cragg - Written by: Mark Fish
The White Hous is rocked by more changes as Fitz returns to office; flashbacks reveal more about the rigging election conspiracy and how it started. Edison makes a shocking accusation. Fitz makes a surprising decision about his future with Mellie as does Edison with Olivia.
12 | 19
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"Truth or Consequences" January 31, 2012
Directed by: Jeannot Swarc - Written by: Peter Noah
The "Gladiators in Suits" realize that a quickly unraveling Olivia might not always wear a white hat when they discover the truth about the rigged White House election. How? They each take what they know and share it by putting the pieces together. In order to reel in Fitz, Mellie is forced to take extreme measures. David Rosen takes his investigation into the Cytron explosion to the next level and arrests Hollis Doyle. Flashbacks to the Quinn's former life as Lindsay Dwyer with Jesse Tyler the weeks leading up to the explosion reveal more about the Cytron explosion.
13 | 20
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"Nobody Likes Babies" February 7, 2013
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Mark Wilding
As David learns more and more about the Cytron case, things come to a head for Olivia, Cyrus, Mellie, Hollis Doyle and Verna Thornton; the conspirators go to extreme, even unconscionable lengths to protect themselves and the ones they love. Abby hits an emotional bump in the road, Quinn has a decision to make... move on as Quinn or go back to being Lindsay Dwyer, and James gets into some legal trouble. Olivia comes tot he realization of who shot the Fitz, if not Hollis, then who? Mellie, Cyrus, Sally, Verna, and the list goes on... Meanwhile, Verna faces the throws of death and Fitz learns a shocking secret!
14 | 21
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"Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" February 14, 2013
Directed by: Mark Tinker - Written by: Matt Bryne
Ten months later... after discovering the truth behind defiance, Fitz is still struggling to figure out whom he can actually trust. Meanwhile Olivia is trying to move on with her life, and she meets a handsome stranger, Jake Ballard, who sparks her interest. But when Fitz and Olivia are forced to be in the same room again, real sparks fly and things get heated. Back at Pope & Associates, the team handles a new case, and for the first time they’re working with David Rosen instead of against him.
15 | 22
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"Boom Goes the Dynamite" February 21, 2013
Directed by: Randy Zisk - Written by: Jenna Bans
Olivia and the team end up acting as high-powered matchmakers for Peter Caldwell, an up-and-coming politician; David turns to Pope & Associates when he thinks he is being followed; Fitz is faced with a delicate hostage situation along with who he can trust. Meanwhile, Cyrus tries to find ways to make it back into Fitz's good graces, except Mellie is thwarting his every attempt, unknowingly to Cyrus.
16 | 23
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"Top of the Hour" March 21, 2013
Directed by: Steve Robin - Written by: Heather Mitchell
Olivia finds herself in the middle of a media storm, but this time she's on the opposing side of the oval office when Fitz's pick for Supreme Court Justice is caught in a torrid affair with Liv's new client, high-powered CEO Sarah Stanner (guest star, Lisa Edelstein). Meanwhile, Olivia and Jake continue their flirtatious relationship, while Huck takes Quinn under his wing and Harrison and Abby try to figure out where they stand with their friendship. Back in the White House, Cyrus and Mellie continue to fight for Fitz's attention, but someone else may already have it.
17 | 24
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"Snake in the Garden" March 28, 2013
Directed by: Ron Underwood - Written by: Raamla Mohamed
Hollis Doyle's daughter is kidnapped; Jake and Olivia take their relationship to the next level; Cyrus is determined to get back into the president's good graces; Mellie tells Fitz that he needs to make some changes. Olivia is threatened by the Director of the CIA, Grayden Osborne after he realizes her team is talling him; Huck continues to train Quinn and their friendship bond grows stronger. David walks into his apartment while it is being ransacked; he assists the team with their latest client. Fitz is looking forward to his weekend with his kids, but will Mellie tries to get in the way of that.
18 | 25
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Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Chris Van Dusen
After the apparent suicide her husband, former CIA Director Osborne, Susan Osborne seeks the help of Olivia Pope & Associates to prove her husbands innocence and to prove that he didn't commit suicide. Facts start to pile up proving that he was not the mole and that he did not kill himself; leading back to a former client. Jake and Olivia's relationship goes to the next level. Mellie & Fitz are interviewed about when they first met. Olivia makes a shocking discovery that leads two of the gladiators to be harmed; one hospitalized the other in traumatic shock.
19 | 26
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"Seven Fifty-Two" April 25, 2013
Directed by: Allison Liddi-Brown - Written by: Mark Fish
Information about Huck's past is revealed, how he met Olivia, who he was before he joined the CIA, when he joined the CIA, when he first met Charlie, plus does he have a family? Not realizing that someone could be watching, Fitz and Olivia have an emotionally charged conversation; after finally meeting Jake, Cyrus becomes increasingly suspicious of him. Mellie takes drastic action when Hal informs her of the President's whereabouts. The gladiators - Harrison, Abby & Quinn - reveal information about themselves to Huck while he's out of repeating "752" over-and-over again-and-again.
20 | 27
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"A Woman Scorned" May 2, 2013
Directed by: Tony Goldwyn - Written by: Zahir McGhee
The team makes a shocking discovery while investigating the mole; Fitz orders Jake to keep Olivia safe; Cyrus must clean up after Mellie's ultimatum. Huck discovers that Charlie is the one who trapped him in that box; the team also makes some shocking discoveries about Charlie. James is given a great job opportunity that he can't turn down, he accepts after Cyrus gives him his blessing. Cyrus and James become closer and their marriage problems go away. Jake continues to meet with his Mysterious Man.
21 | 28
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"Any Questions?" May 9, 2013
Directed by: Mark Tinker - Written by: Matt Bryne
Cyrus is on damage control after Mellie's shocking live interview with James where she revealed that her husband is a lying cheating bastard. Olivia panics when she learns that whoever the mole is knows about "Defiance", and David finally learns the truth about the Cytron card. Mellie calls in her own fixer who probes her to find out who the mistress is, but she won't give it up. Fitz reveals to Cyrus that he will not be seeking a second term. Jake meets up with the Mysterious Man, to show him he’s discovered the man who's on to him… Charlie (who Jake is well aware of works with Cyrus). Cyrus gives James some information that shocks him and hurts him at the same time. Charlie gives up the name of the mole. Huck has to make a tough decision. The mole is revealed as well as who they've been working with. Olivia is betrayed by someone close to her and someone from the past returns to shake things up.
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"White Hat's Back On" May 16, 2013
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
As they grow closer to uncovering the mole's identity, Olivia and her team find themselves in an increasingly dangerous situation. The latest White House scandal pushes Cyrus over the edge. Quinn's training with Huck takes a GIANT step forward. The Mysterious Man identity is revealed. Who is he? Is he tied to Olivia? All this and more with a shocking ending...

Season ThreeEdit

01 | 30
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"It's Handled" October 3, 2013
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
After Olivia’s identity as President Grant’s mistress is leaked to the media in last season’s finale, her firm faces tremendous pressure as all her clients drop her in light of the scandal
02 | 31
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"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" October 10, 2013
Directed by: Allison Liddi-Brown - Written by: Heather Mitchell
Olivia’s team manages to find evidence that clears Locke and prepares her to go on television to dispute the claim. Rowan tells Liv to stop helping Locke or Jake will die.
03 | 32
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Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc - Written by: Matt Byrne
A mother who refuses to accept the government’s claim that her dead son was a terrorist hires Pope & Associates.
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Directed by: Oliver Bokelberg - Written by: Mark Fish
Olivia pushes Jake away and refuses to go against B613 after realizing her father’s ability to control Huck.
05 | 34
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"More Cattle, Less Bull" October 31, 2013
Directed by: Randy Zisk - Written by: Jenna Bans
President Grant and Rowan realize someone is looking into Operation Remington. Cyrus and Mellie work on Fitz’s re-election campaign and try to hire Leo Bergan as manager, but he refuses.
06 | 35
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"Icarus" November 7, 2013
Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson - Written by: Peter Noah
Liv questions the President about his role in the downed aircraft, but he refuses to confirm or deny his involvement, prompting Liv to work for Josie Marcus, which shocks Mellie and Cy.
07 | 36
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"Everything's Coming Up Mellie" November 14, 2013
Directed by: Michael Katleman - Written by: Peter Nowalk
Mellie is filmed for an in-depth interview to make a good publicity image of her and Fitz's relationship.
08 | 37
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"Vermont is for Lovers, Too" November 21, 2013
Directed by: Ava DuVernay - Written by: Mark Wilding
After Rowan informs Maya that Olivia is looking for her, she begins to chew her wrists, ends up in a hospital bed, and manages to escape.
09 | 38
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"YOLO" December 5, 2013
Directed by: Oliver Bokelberg - Written by: Chris Van Dusen
Huck tortures Quinn for betraying Olivia, but while pulling her teeth out, Olivia calls him and informs him that her mother is in her apartment.
10 | 39
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"A Door Marked Exit" December 12, 2013
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Zahir McGhee
It is revealed that Daniel Douglas was about to leave Sally when she stabbed him in rage, and Cyrus helps to clean up the murder.
11 | 40
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"Ride, Sally, Ride" February 27, 2014
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Raamla Mohamed
Chaos spreads at the White House when they learn that Sally is not resigning as Vice President, but rather plans to run against Fitz as a third party because she can’t support his immoral road.
12 | 41
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Directed by: Oliver Bokelberg - Written by: Heather Mitchell
It's revealed that after Big Jerry raped Mellie 15 years ago, she attempted suicide. However, Andrew found her and saved her from dying.
13 | 42
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"No Sun on the Horizon" March 27, 2014
Directed by: Randy Zisk - Written by: Matt Byrne
Panic begins to spread as Sally wants to reveal her secret about killing her husband in order to fix her relationship with God.
14 | 43
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"Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" March 20, 2014
Directed by: Paul McCrane - Written by: Mark Fish
James gets shot by Jake in order to protect the secret of Sally Langston killing her husband. David agrees to keep quiet about what just happened.
15 | 44
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"Mama Said Knock You Out" March 27, 2014
Directed by: Tony Goldwyn - Written by: Zahir McGhee
The Grant kids arrive to the White House for an interview with the whole Grant family. Conflicts arise when it is revealed that Jerry and Karen don't understand why Mellie stays with Fitz after his infidelity.
16 | 45
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"The Fluffer" April 3, 2014
Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc - Written by: Chris Van Dusen & Raamla Mohamed
While Olivia is with her father trying to figure out how to take down B613, Abby is serving as Olivia's proxy at the White House.
17 | 46
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"Flesh and Blood" April 10, 2014
Directed by: Debbie Allen - Written by: Severiano Canales & Miguel Nolla
OPA teams up with Rowan in order to find Maya, and both Charlie and Quinn are called in by Jake. They figure out that to find Maya, they have to find the man she loves; Dominic.
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Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Shonda Rhimes & Mark Wilding
The bomb goes off in the church, but not before Fitz evacuates the funeral with help from Jake. Sally takes advantage of the situation by helping victims, which helps her reach the top of the polls.

Season FourEdit

01 | 48
4x01 - Cyrus and Elizabeth 1 (Official)
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
After two months of living on an island off the coast of Zanzibar with Jake, Olivia comes back to Washington D.C. after learning about Harrison's death, for whom she tries to plan the funeral.
02 | 49
4x02 - Fitz and Mellie (Official)
"The State of the Union" October 2, 2014
Directed by: Allison Liddi-Brown - Written by: Heather Mitchell
In order for Fitz to make the biggest impact with his State of the Union address on gun control, Cyrus sets out to recruit a power couple (guest stars Mary McCormick and Josh Randall) who are influential on the issue.
03 | 50
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"Inside the Bubble" October 9, 2014
Directed by: Unknown - Written by: Unknown
An old friend (guest star Sonya Walger) returns for help after her daughter goes missing, Cyrus has an awkward run in during a business breakfast, and Jake uses his connections to get some answers.
04 | 51
4x04 - Jake and Fitz
"Like Father, Like Daughter" November 6, 2013
Directed by: Julie Ann Robinson - Written by: Allan Heinberg
Fitz asks Olivia to shut down a situation that could destroy the Grant family's reputation. Meanwhile, Rowan calls on an old friend to do his dirty work.
05 | 52
4x05 - Olivia and Rowan (Official)
"The Key" October 23, 2014
Directed by: Oliver Bokelberg - Written by: Chris Van Dusen
Olivia and the team continue to investigate Catherine's case, but Olivia is distracted when Jake stops returning her calls.
06 | 53
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"An Innocent Man" October 30, 2014
Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc - Written by: Zahir McGhee
Olivia is summoned by a convicted assassin who claims he was wrongly accused, and Mellie becomes intrigued by a former first lady whose stories seem to be strikingly similar to her own.
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"Baby Made a Mess" November 6, 2014
Directed by: Oliver Bokelberg - Written by: Jenna Bans
Olivia, still unable to believe that Jake is guilty, sets her eyes on Tom for additional information, and when Leo Bergen's newest client causes a gut wrenching reaction, her associates spring into action.
08 | 55
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"The Last Supper" November 6, 2013
Directed by: Julie Ann Robinson - Written by: Allan Heinberg
Fitz and Jake continue to fight over Olivia, but Olivia needs them to focus on the real prize, taking down Command.
09 | 56
4x09 - Olivia and Rowan (Official)
"Where the Sun Don't Shine" November 20, 2014
Directed by: Tony Goldwyn - Written by: Mark Wilding
Olivia and her men (Fitz & Jake) bring Maya in to get information on how to find and take down Rowan.
10 | 57
4x10 - Olivia (Official)
"Run" January 29, 2015
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
The winter premiere picks up right where the finale left off, this time from Olivia's point of view. Exactly what happened when Jake went to the bedroom? Who took Olivia and where did she go? The fight of Olivia's life will begin.
11 | 58
4x11 - Quinn and Rose (Official)
"Where's the Black Lady?" February 5, 2015
Directed by: Debbie Allen - Written by: Raamla Mohamed
With Olivia still missing, the team comes together to do whatever it takes to find her and get her home safely.
12 | 59
4x12 - Maya Lewis 1 (Official)
"Gladiators Don’t Run" February 12, 2015
Directed by: Randy Zisk - Written by: Paul Willams Davies
The auction for Olivia Pope begins. Olivia remains one-step ahead of her captures, but she won't be able to keep it up for long. Her captures begin to turn on each other, resulting in blood shed. With the assistance from David Rosen Jake, Huck and Quinn turn to an old friend - who could it be??? - for help in bidding for Olivia and Fitz is pushed to the limit forcing Cyrus to take matters into his own hands.
13 | 60
4x13 - Stephen and Olivia (Official)
"No More Blood" February 19, 2015
Directed by: Randy Zisk - Written by: Heather Mitchell
Olivia remains one-step ahead of her captures, but she won't be able to keep it up for long. Jake, Huck and Quinn turn to an old friend for help and Fitz is pushed to the limit forcing Cyrus to take matters into his own hands.
14 | 61
4x14 - Olivia-Huck-Quinn
"The Lawn Chair" March 5, 2015
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Severino Canales
A tragedy in D.C. gains national attention and the White House must deal with their problematic Vice President!
15 | 62
4x15 - Huck-Jake-David (Official)
Directed by: Allison Liddi Brown - Written by: Mark Fish
David Rosen is caught off guard when a surprise visitor reveals insider information about B613 that could take down the White House and destroy Pope & Associates.
16 | 63
4x16 - Cyrus and Olivia 2 (Official)
"It's Good to Be Kink" March 19, 2015
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Olivia springs into action when she hears of a woman intending to expose sex secrets of some of DC’s most elite. Meanwhile, Elizabeth fears that Mellie’s sister could be detrimental to their political aspirations
17 | 64
4x17 - Cyrus and Michael Wedding (Official)
"Put a Ring On It" March 26, 2015
Directed by: Regina King - Written by: Chris Van Dusen
When Michael gets himself in a bad situation, the Gladiators launch into damage control and put pressure on Cyrus to move up the wedding. Meanwhile, David takes the first step in executing his plan to take down B613.
18 | 65
4x18 - Olivia and Nicholas (Official)
"Honor Thy Father" April 2, 2015
Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
David tries to recruit former B613 agents to strengthen his case. Meanwhile, a congressman asks Olivia to help his father escape his looming death penalty.
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4x19 - Fitz (Official)
"I'm Just a Bill" April 16, 2015
Directed by: TBA - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
Taking down B613 becomes urgent when Rowan returns to town. Meanwhile, the mayor's wife is killed, and Olivia's asked to handle the fallout; and Fitz faces an uphill battle when he seeks the vice president's support in getting a crucial bill passed.
20 | 67
4x20 - OPA and Jake 1 (Official)
Directed by: David Rodriguez - Written by: Paul William Davies
The team taking down B613 is in serious danger and forced to take drastic measures to ensure their safety. In the White House, Mellie is mortified when the nation turns against her and Cyrus is forced to come to her defense.
21 | 68
4x21 - Mellie Grant 6 (Official)
"A Few Good Women" May 7, 2015
Directed by: Olivier Bokelberg - Written by: Severiano Canales and Jess Brownell
Vice President Ross continues to defy the Grant administration when she hires Olivia Pope to defend a woman in the Navy. Meanwhile, Quinn and Huck must do what they do best to get answers about B613 and Mellie’s campaign for Senate continues to be a struggle.
22 | 69
4x22 - Elizabeth North (Official)
"You Can't Take Command" May 14, 2015
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Shonda Rhimes and Mark Wilding
Everything comes to a head in the shocking season finale when Olivia and the team finally make some big moves to take down Command, and Mellie’s fate is sealed as the election results are announced

Season FiveEdit

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5x01 - Queen Isabel 01
"Heavy is the Head" September 24, 2015
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
Olivia and Fitz are back together again and enjoying every scandalous moment together while Cyrus, Mellie and Huck are all still dealing with the aftermath of helping Command. Meanwhile, when a visit from the Queen of Caldonia and her family turns into a tragedy, Olivia is hired to make sure the Royal family’s private life stays private.
02 | 71
5x02 - Elizabeth and Fitz
"Yes" October 1, 2015
Directed by: Tony Goldwyn - Written by: Heather Mitchell
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.
03 | 72
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"Paris is Burning" October 8, 2015
Directed by: Jann Turner - Written by: Matt Byrne
Olivia and Fitz face some 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.
04 | 73
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"Dog-Whistle Politics" October 15, 2015
Directed by: Zetna Fuentes - Written by: TBA
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.
05 | 73
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"You Got Served" October 22, 2015
Directed by: Kevin Bray - Written by: TBA
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
06 | 73
5x06 - Olivia and Fitz 2
"Get Out of Jail, Free" October 29, 2015
Directed by: Chandra Wilson - Written by: TBA
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 ringer when confronted about her troubled marriage. Meanwhile, the Gladiators continue to defend Olivia, and Susan Ross turns to David for advice.
07 | 74
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Directed by: Olivier Bokelberg - Written by: Raamla Mohamed
While Fitz is focused on winning back the America people, he makes a shocking discovery. Meanwhile OPA take a new client, but Olivia seems preoccupied keeping her own secrets and Elizabeth North sets her sights on a new agenda.
08 | 75
5x08 - Fitz and Olivia 2
"Rasputin" November 12, 2015
Directed by: John Terlesky - Written by: Raamla Mohamed
In the midst of Fitz negotiating a historic peace deal, Olivia must rely on her instincts when a guest of the 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.
09 | 76
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"Baby, It's Cold Outside" November 19, 2015
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Mark Wilding
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.
10 | 77
5x10 - OPA and Mellie
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Severiano Canales
It's been six months since Olivia and Fitz have broken up, and they are both handling their newfound freedom in very different ways. Meanwhile, the Pope and Associates team take on a case that could lead to a national crisis.
11 | 78
5x11 - Olivia 1
"The Candidate" February 18, 2016
Directed by: Allison Liddi Brown - Written by: Alison Schapker
Mellie seeks out Olivia’s help but may not be prepared for what 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 Fir comes into questions.
12 | 79
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"Wild Card" February 25, 2016
Directed by: Allison Liddi-Brown and Tom Verica - Written by: Shonda Rhimes and Mark Fish
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 | 80
5x13 - Sally Langston 02
Directed by: Sharat Raju - Written by: Heather Mitchell
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 secrets of his own.
14 | 81
5x14 - Quinn-Marcus-Charlie
"I See You" March 17, 2016
Directed by: Sharat Raju - Written by: Heather Mitchell
Olivia continues to spy on Jake while the gladiators have to fend for themselves. Meanwhile, Susan and Mellie are feeling the pressure as their campaigns heat up; Abby begins to question Cyrus’ motives; and a blast from the past surprises everyone.
15 | 82
5x15 - Elizabeth North and Susan Ross 03
"Pencils Down" March 24, 2016
Directed by: Regina King - Written by: Chris Van Dusen
When Mellie makes a very 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.
16 | 83
5x16 - OPA Abby and Olivia
Directed by: Scott Foley - Written by: Raamla Mohamed
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 | 84
5x17 - Group 1
"Thwack!" April 7, 2016
Directed by: Tony Goldwyn - Written by: Zahir McGhee
The election is in full swing, which means everyone is doing their best to take down their opponents, but 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 we find out just how far some people are willing to go to protect themselves
18 | 85
5x18 - Jake Ballard and Olivia Pope 05
"Till Death Do Us Part" April 21, 2016
Directed by: Steph Green - Written by: Paul William Davies
As Olivia deals with the aftermath of what she’s done, she finally finds out what exactly Jake and Rowan are plotting. But with their plans already in motion, Olivia is forced to make a gut-wrenching attempt 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 | 86
5x19 - Susan Ross and Mellie Grant 02
"Buckle Up" April 28, 2016
Directed by: Olivier Bokelberg - Written by: Shonda Rhimes and Michelle Lirtzman
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 | 87
5x20 - Olivia Pope and Abby Whelan 01
"Trump Card" May 5, 2016
Olivia and Abby have to put their differences aside and work together to try and 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 | 88
5x21 - Rowan 02
"That's My Girl" May 12, 2016
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Shonda Rhimes and Mark Wilding
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.

Season SixEdit

01 | 91
6x01 - Olivia Pope 02
"Survival of the Fittest" January 26, 2017
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
The election results for the presidential race between Mellie Grant and Francisco Vargas are announced, and the shocking results lead to an explosive outcome
02 | 92
6x02 - Marcus Walker 05
"Hardball" February 2, 2017
Directed by: Allison Liddi-Brown - Written by: Matt Byrne
Flashbacks show what happened on the campaign trail and to what lengths Olivia was willing to go for the win; Fitz and Abby face a national crisis; the gladiators work to get answers.
03 | 93
6x03 - Olivia Pope 02
"Fates Worse Than Death" February 9, 2017
Directed by: Scott Foley - Written by: Mark Fish
In the midst of a national crisis, Cyrus’s fate is sealed. Meanwhile, Olivia and the gladiators will stop at nothing to get to the truth.
04 | 94
6x04 - Cyrus Beene 01
"The Belt" February 16, 2017
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Paul William Davies
Cyrus faces his ultimate challenge but continues to stop at nothing to prove his innocence. Meanwhile, Olivia and the gladiators uncover shocking new evidence about the night Frankie was shot.
05 | 95
6x05 - Olivia Pope and Vanessa Moss 01
"They All Bow Down" March 9, 2017
Directed by: Millicent Shelton - Written by: Zahir McGhee
Jake and Vanessa’s messy relationship poses a threat to the campaign, forcing Olivia to take action. Meanwhile, a game-changing revelation about the conspiracy surrounding Francisco Vargas’s assassination is revealed.
06 | 96
6x06 - Eli Pope 01
"Extinction" March 16, 2017
Directed by: Tony Goldwyn - Written by: Chris Van Dusen
Rowan is caught by surprise when someone from his past resurfaces, and Olivia has to make a life-changing decision about the campaign. Meanwhile, flashbacks reveal exactly what happened the night of Francisco Vargas’ assassination.
07 | 97
6x07 - Huck 01
"A Traitor Among Us" March 23, 2017
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Alison Schapker
After discovering new information about the assassination of Frankie Vargas, Olivia makes a shocking decision and asks Huck to complete one of the most difficult tasks yet.
08 | 98
6x08 - Abby Whelan 01
"A Stomach for Blood" March 30, 2017
Directed by: Olivier Bokelberg - Written by: Severiano Canales
The events leading up to election night are retold from Abby's perspective, revealing a formidable thirst for power and the explosive secret she's been keeping.
09 | 99
6x09 - OPA 01
"Dead in the Water" April 6, 2017
Directed by: Nicole Rubio - Written by: Michelle Lirtzman
It’s a race against the clock when Olivia and OPA’s investigation into the conspiracy puts one of their own in grave danger.
10 | 100
6x10 - Fitz Grant 01
"The Decision" April 13, 2017
Directed by: Sharat Raju - Written by: Johanna Lee
With the ugly truth behind Frankie's assassination revealed, a torn Olivia wonders how different her life — and the country — would be if she, Mellie and Cyrus had never rigged Fitz's election.
11 | 101
6x11 - Group 01
"Trojan Horse" April 20, 2017
Directed by: Jann Turner - Written by: Jess Brownell & Nicholas Nardini
Olivia and the team are determined to bring down Peus, but as the Electoral College vote nears, the fight for power claims another victim.
12 | 102
6x12 - Mellie and Olivia Pope 01
"Mercy" April 27, 2017
Directed by: Nzingha Stewart - Written by: Severiano Canales & Ameni Rozsa
Just when Peus’ iron grip seems inescapable to Olivia and everyone she holds dear, a shocking threat to the White House turns everything on its head.
13 | 103
6x13 - Olivia Pope 02
"The Box" May 4, 2017
Directed by: Steph Green - Written by: Raamla Mohamed & Austin Guzman
As the future of the country hangs in the balance, Olivia and Fitz are at odds with Rowan, and Jake employs surprising tactics to manipulate the Mystery Woman.


14 | 104
6x14 - Olivia Pope 01
"Head Games" May 11, 2017
While outgoing President Fitz considers his legacy, the Gladiators question what’s next for OPA, and Jake finally discovers the motivation behind Peus’s and the Mystery Woman’s reign of terror.


15 | 105
6x15 - Jake Ballard 01
"Tick Tock" May 18, 2017
As the clock ticks down to the inauguration of the first female President of the United States, Olivia takes a big risk to ensure Mellie’s safety.


16 | 106
6x16 Mellie Grant and Luna Vargas
"Transfer of Power" May 18, 2017
Directed by: Tony Goldwyn - Written by: Matt Byrne & Mark Fish
In the final days of his presidency, Fitz uses his power to make some unexpected changes.

Season SevenEdit

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Flashback EpisodesEdit

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Ep 6
"The Trail" May 10, 2012
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Jenna Bans
As Gideon investigates Amanda Tanner's past, a series of events from the past reveal the contentious primary race between Fitzgerald Grant and Sally Langston, Olivia's first meeting with Grant on the campaign trail and the formation of the Pope & Associates team.
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"White Hat's Off" September 27, 2012
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Jenna Bans
Quinn's true identity is revealed and as the team of Olivia Pope & Associates dig deeper into her past they find that she may be their biggest scandal yet.


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208
Directed by: Oliver Bokelberg - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
A national tragedy forces Olivia Pope to return to work at the White House. The president fights for his life, leaving religious self-righteous Vice President Sally Langston to "take-over" in his absence, while he's have a bullet taken out of his brain. Things between Cyrus and Sally get heated.


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2x11
Directed by: Stephen Crag - Written by: Mark Fish
The White House is rocked by more changes as Fitz returns to office; flashbacks reveal more about the rigged election conspiracy along with Fitz's relationship with his father. Edison makes a shocking accusation against Olivia.
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2x12
"Truth or Consequences" January 31, 2013
Directed by: Jeannot Swarc - Written by: Peter Noah
The "Gladiators in Suits" realize that a quickly unraveling Olivia might not always wear a white hat when they discover the truth about the rigged White House election. How? They each take what they know and share it by putting the pieces together.
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2x13
"Nobody Likes Babies" February 7, 2013
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Mark Wilding
As David learns more and more about the Cytron case, things come to a head for Olivia, Cyrus, Mellie, Hollis, and Verna; the conspirators go to extreme, even unconscionable lengths to protect themselves and the ones they love.
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"Seven Fifty-Two" April 25, 2013
Directed by: Allison Liddi-Brown - Written by: Mark Fish
Through flashbacks from fourteen-years-ago and five-years-ago information about Huck's past is revealed... Did he have a life before he joined the CIA?
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Whitehatsbackon1
"White Hat's Back On" May 16, 2013
Directed by: Tom Verica - Written by: Shonda Rhimes
The conspirators meet up to talk about the Billy Chambers issue and the stolen Cytron card. With Verna Thornton dead there's an open seat at the conspiracy table that Olivia Pope fills; when the new member arrives it shocks the other conspirators.
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FB307-1
"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" October 10, 2013
Directed by: Allison Liddi-Brown - Written by: Heather Mitchell
Flashbacks reveal more about Olivia's relationship with her father, Eli Pope and a little more about her past relationship with Edison Davis. Through the flashbacks we see how Olivia and David Rosen first met. And more about Olivia’s relationship with homeless Huck is shown.
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FB306-1
"Icarus" November 7, 2013
Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson - Written by: Peter Noah
Olivia is still stunned about what Huck & Jake told her about her mother's death. She flashbacks to the last memories she has of her mother. But work must continue at Pope & Associates, so Liv finally makes a decision between Fitz and Josie Marcus.
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FB307-1
"Everything's Coming Up Mellie" November 14, 2013
Directed by: Michael Katleman - Written by: Peter Nowalk
Flashbacks 15 years into the past, at the beginning of Fitz's political career reveal a lot about how Mellie became who she is. Jerry Grant attempts to hire Cyrus Beene to run Fitz's campaign.
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FB309-1
"YOLO" December 5, 2013
Directed by: Oliver Bokelberg - Written by: Chris Van Dussen
With Mama Pope back in Olivia's life, she starts to have flashbacks of the last day she saw her mom, trying so hard to put the puzzle together of why she left and what she really left for.
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FB312-1
Directed by: Oliver Bokelberg - Written by: Heather Mitchell
Damaging information about Andrew Nichols is going to be exposed on national TV unless The White House with help from OPA can find a way to shut down the story. Olivia has suspicions that her father has something to do this.
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"Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" March 20, 2014
Directed by: Paul McCrane - Written by: Mark Fish
The White House is in mourning after news breaks that James Novak was shot and killed in an attempted carjacking. Cyrus flashbacks to all the first memories he has of James. Olivia tried to do Cy's job for him all while putting the "true" pieces together of James' death.
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4x17 - Cyrus and Michael Wedding (Official)
"Put a Ring On It" March 26, 2015
Directed by: Regina King - Written by: Chris Van Dusen
When Michael gets himself in a bad situation, the Gladiators launch into damage control and put pressure on Cyrus to move up the wedding. Meanwhile, David takes the first step in executing his plan to take down B613.
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5x18 - Jake Ballard and Olivia Pope 05
"Till Death Do Us Part" April 21, 2016
Directed by: Steph Green - Written by: Paul William Davies
As Olivia deals with the aftermath of what she’s done, she finally finds out what exactly Jake and Rowan are plotting. But with their plans already in motion, Olivia is forced to make a gut-wrenching attempt to try and stop it. Meanwhile, in flashbacks, we learn more about Jake’s past and how he first got involved with B6-13.

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