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Scandal: Sweet Baby

Young lawyer Quinn Perkins is offered a job with the crisis management firm Olivia Pope and Associates. Quinn is in awe. Olivia Pope is the former communications director to the President. She and her team of "gladiators in suites" will do whatever it takes to make their clients' problems go away, and newbie Quinn is initiated into the group with trial by fire on day one. Olivia's former boss, President Fitzgerald Grant and his chief of staff, Cyrus Beene are never far from her beat - and when a White House intern accuses the President of having an affair, Olivia is the only one they trust to diffuse the problem. But the news hits close to home for Olivia, and Quinn soon realizes Olivia's clients aren't the only ones with secrets.

Source: ABC


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Thursday April 05th, 2012
Special Airtime: 10:02 pm


Alternate Airdates:

AU (Seven) Oct 15, 2012
UK (sky LIVING) Oct 25, 2012

  • Currently 7.8/10
7.8/10 (11 Votes cast)

Trailer


 
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Guest Stars
Bellamy YoungBellamy Young
As Mellie Grant
Recurring
Joshua MalinaJoshua Malina
As David
Recurring
Leslie GrossmanLeslie Grossman
As Lisa
Recurring
Liza WeilLiza Weil
As Amanda Tanner
Recurring
Wes BrownWes Brown
As Sully St. James
Main Cast
Kerry WashingtonKerry Washington
As Olivia Pope
Darby StanchfieldDarby Stanchfield
As Abby Whelan
Katie LowesKatie Lowes
As Quinn Perkins / Lindsay Dwyer
Jeff PerryJeff Perry
As Cyrus Beene
Tony GoldwynTony Goldwyn
As President Fitzgerald "Fitz" Grant
Columbus ShortColumbus Short
As Harrison Wright
Henry Ian CusickHenry Ian Cusick
As Stephen Finch

Recap

The episode begins in DC. A harried young brunette — Quinn Perkins— rushes into a crowded restaurant, intent on telling her blind date, Harrison Wright, that she can't actually stay. But wait: It's not a date at all! Harrison explains that he's actually there to interview her for a job. Except it's not really an interview. More of an offer. And not just any offer. It's the offer. To work with the Olivia Pope, which makes Quinn go literally slack-jawed. If she says yes, she can be “a gladiator in a suit” Will she take it? Of course! Why? Because she wants to be a gladiator in a suit. Who's this Olivia Pope person, and what's so great about her? ..

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Warning: Scandal season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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