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The Candidate 

Mellie seeks out Olivia's help but may not be prepared for what it 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 Fitz comes into question.

Writers:

Shonda Rhimes (created by), Alison Schapker | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kerry Washington ... Olivia Pope
Scott Foley ... Jake Ballard
Darby Stanchfield ... Abby Whelan
Katie Lowes ... Quinn Perkins
Guillermo Díaz ... Huck
Jeff Perry ... Cyrus Beene
Joshua Malina ... David Rosen
Bellamy Young ... Mellie Grant
Portia de Rossi ... Elizabeth North
Cornelius Smith Jr. ... Marcus Walker
Tony Goldwyn ... Fitzgerald Grant
Kate Burton ... Sally Langston
Artemis Pebdani ... Susan Ross
Ricardo Chavira ... Francisco Vargas
Annabeth Gish ... Lillian Forrester
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Storyline

Olivia is helping Mellie write her book but Mellie doesn't exactly welcome her comments. Liz wants the Vice President to run for President but she declared she doesn't want to, so she turns to Rosen and tells him to get the Vice President to run for President and use her attraction to him to get her to do so. The President is about to be interviewed but Cyrus tells him that he should make the most of term which is about to end. But he doesn't want to. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-14
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shondaland,ABC Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Joshua Malina and Annabeth Gish also worked together in The West Wing (1999). See more »

Quotes

President Fitzgerald Grant: How about We nix this whole interview and instead you have dinner with me?
Lillian Forrester: Sir, are you asking me out on a date?
President Fitzgerald Grant: I am. But only if you stop calling me "sir."
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Connections

References Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Scandal End Credits Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Chad Fischer
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