"Paris is Burning"
5x03 - Abby Whelan 02
Season Five
Season 05, Episode 03
Episode Information
Air Date: October 08, 2015
Written by: Matt Bryne
Directed by: Jann Turner
Character Information
Character Development:
Relationship Stories:
Episode Chronology
Previous Episode: ""Yes""
Next Episode: ""Dog-Whistle Politics""

"Paris is Burning" is the second episode of the fifth season of Scandal, and is the seventy second overall.


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.


Olivia Pope & Associates:
  • Huck, Quinn and Jake are being driven crazy by the press after Olivia’s stint.
White House:
  • Mellie and Fitz’s interview with Noah Baker is interrupted after Oliva’s stint with the press.
  • Cyrus returns to aide Mellie in negoations with Fitz & Olivia; he refuses to negotiate with Liz.
  • Abby is furious with Liv for lying to her about the affair.
Rowan & B613:
  • Jakes visits Rowan in prison after The Louvre is set on fire.


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Main Cast

Recurring Cast


For a full list of cast/character credits in order as they appeared click here: Paris is Burning Credits


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Long Speeches & Rants

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Promotional Photos

→ See and enjoy 40 pictures from Paris is Burning at Images from Paris is Burning.

Behind the Scenes




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