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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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In Memoriam: Characters We've Lost on "Scandal"

As we approach the final season of "Scandal," we pay tribute to the many characters we've lost throughout the series. Major spoilers ahead!

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Series cast summary:
...  Olivia Pope 124 episodes, 2012-2018
...  Abby Whelan 124 episodes, 2012-2018
...  Quinn Perkins 124 episodes, 2012-2018
...  Huck 124 episodes, 2012-2018
...  Cyrus Beene 124 episodes, 2012-2018
...  David Rosen 124 episodes, 2012-2018
...  Mellie Grant 124 episodes, 2012-2018
...  Fitzgerald Grant 124 episodes, 2012-2018
...  Jake Ballard 104 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Rowan Pope 88 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Charlie 69 episodes, 2012-2018
...  Marcus Walker 57 episodes, 2015-2018
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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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Jeff Perry, Bellamy Young, and Tony Goldwyn all guest starred on the same season (season 9) of Frasier (1993). See more »

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Olivia Pope: It's handled.
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Worthless Television
11 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

This show seems like it was written by or for children or overly- emotional halfwits. The writing has all the depth and nuance of a ridiculous dime store romance novel. Nothing that happens in this show is based in reality, no character is either real or likable, and none of their reactions are in any way realistic. Every single character seems like they have the emotional age of an impetuous tween.

The show is devoid of any real life feelings or characters, and the worst part is the writing. The dialogue is all completely ridiculous. Characters constantly launch into tirades, at least 2 or 3 every single episode. Why would anyone want to watch grown people throw tantrums constantly? Plus all of the characters talk the same -- what really grates on me though is how all of them constantly repeat themselves. "I will not do that! That is something I will not do! You will not make me do that and that will not be done by me!" That's pretty much exactly the way they talk.

Olivia Pope is completely unlikable and Kerry Washington is a truly terrible actress whose performance rings about as true as Ashton Kutcher would in the same role: as Olivia Pope.

I can't stand a single thing about this show.


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