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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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 Olivia Pope (106 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Quinn Perkins (106 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Huck (106 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 David Rosen (106 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Abby Whelan (106 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Cyrus Beene (106 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Mellie Grant (106 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 President Fitzgerald Grant (106 episodes, 2012-2017)
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 Jake Ballard (86 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Rowan Pope (70 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Elizabeth North (54 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Harrison Wright (47 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Charlie (47 episodes, 2012-2017)
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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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At the start of season three, Olivia's father furiously chastises her for her behavior regarding President Grant: "How many times have I told you you have to be twice as good as them, to get half of what they have!" Entertainment Weekly called this line a Pope family motto, but this phrase is not an invention of the show's writers; rather, it is a piece of parenting advice that has been current in the black community since at least the mid-twentieth century, if not earlier. It is sufficiently well-known as a phrase that a 2007 biography of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was titled "Twice as Good: Condoleezza Rice and Her Path to Power." Shortly after the episode aired, Salon's Neil Drumming wrote, "More than simply a family motto, the sentiment is one with which almost every African-American of my generation and before is all too familiar. Notice the them and the they--that's white folks. The you is every black kid who has ever brought home a bad grade or failed to study hard enough for a test being told by their concerned parents that they might never succeed if they don't work harder and smarter than their white peers." See more »

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Bravo!!
12 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Finally a show that's smart, entertaining, love the simmering suspense and the build up of secrets that will ultimately explode on the show. Read the other naysayers reviews. Especially the one with the 'liberal' dig.

I disagree with the prediction that this show will fail. I think finally network TV is getting it right. Can't wait to see where the shows goes!!

Especially since I've since learned from that trashcan Faux News channel that the lead character is based on a real powerhouse woman in DC that deals in crisis management. This show has so much further to go!


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