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The Trail 

As Gideon looks into Amanda's past, a series of events from the past are revisited.

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... Olivia Pope
... Stephen Finch (credit only)
... Harrison Wright
... Abby Whelan
... Quinn Perkins
... Huck (as Guillermo Diaz)
... Cyrus Beene
... Fitzgerald Grant
... Sally Langston
... David Rosen
... Mellie Grant
... Billy Chambers
... Amanda Tanner
... Gideon Wallace
... James Novak
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As Gideon looks into Amanda's past, a series of events from the past are revisited.

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[first lines]
Olivia Pope: Why are you here? You can't be here.
President Fitzgerald Grant: I didn't kill Amanda Tanner.
Olivia Pope: I know. Her baby it wasn't yours. But it could have been.
President Fitzgerald Grant: Really? You really want me to detail for you how and where and in what positions Amanda Tanner and I had sex? Would that help make you feel better? 'Cause I'll do it.
Olivia Pope: No.
President Fitzgerald Grant: You left me. I was unhappy. She was there. One time. I made a mistake.
Olivia Pope: I don't want to talk about it. You cheated on your mistress with your girlfriend. Let's just leave it at that.
President Fitzgerald Grant: She ...
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The Light
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Written by Jimmy Lavalle
Performed by The Album Leaf
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In 7 seasons...The Trail remains the best episode of the series.
24 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

This episode of Scandal was the benchmark of the Olivia and Fitz love story that set off an evolution in television. Olitz is where romantic ships were born. This episode was written by the talented Jenna Bans and directed by the wonderful Tom Verica. The chemistry between the actors Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn is so intoxicating that watching them, I had to literally catch my breath. I have no idea why Shonda Rhimes was obviously jealous of the power of Olitz over the fans. The fans could tell the writers were holding back on their greatness. The Trail is what Scandal was all about and it made the show great the first 3 seasons. Probably the best dramatic episode in prime time. Most fans would agree, the Trail is Scandal at its best.


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