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Scandal: White Hat's Off

Quinn's identity is finally revealed, and the more the Pope & Associates team learn about her past, the more they realize she could be their biggest scandal yet. Meanwhile, a senator seeks Olivia's help when his personal life is about to become a public disgrace, and President Fitz is stuck between a rock and hard place when Mellie and Cyrus put him in a very compromising position during a live television interview.

Source: ABC

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x1
Airdate: Thursday September 27th, 2012

Director: Tom Verica
Writer: Jenna Bans

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Jul 04, 2013
AU (Seven) Sep 30, 2013
DK (Kanal 4) May 27, 2014

Guest Stars
Gregg HenryGregg Henry
As Hollis Doyle
Jimmy KimmelJimmy Kimmel
As Himself
Wendy Davis (1)Wendy Davis (1)
As Kimberly Mitchell
Adria TennorAdria Tennor
As Brenda Swan
Charles C. Stevenson, Jr.Charles C. Stevenson, Jr.
As Judge Milton Kalev
Jackson HurstJackson Hurst
As Senator Jacob Shaw
Jillian ArmenanteJillian Armenante
As Moira O'Donnell
Liz TorresLiz Torres
As Federal judge
Maura SodenMaura Soden
As psychologist
Pilar HollandPilar Holland
As Jennifer Price
Stephen HornyakStephen Hornyak
As Gary Olverman
Main Cast
Kerry WashingtonKerry Washington
As Olivia Pope
Darby StanchfieldDarby Stanchfield
As Abby Whelan
Katie LowesKatie Lowes
As Quinn Perkins
Jeff PerryJeff Perry
As Cyrus Beene
Joshua MalinaJoshua Malina
As David Rosen
Bellamy YoungBellamy Young
As Senator Mellie Grant
Tony GoldwynTony Goldwyn
As President Fitzgerald "Fitz" Grant
Columbus ShortColumbus Short
As Harrison Wright


The episode begins with the President looking out of the window, while standing in his office. His wife Mellie who is pregnant, discusses what color the nursery walls should be, but the President just isn’t interested. She tells Fitz that, their baby is not just their baby but “America’s baby” and therefore he needs to put on a happy face. Olivia on the other hand is outside a courtroom talking to the media about a female client of hers who has allegedly killed seven people. The woman’s lawyer tells the media that her client Lindsey will be proven innocent. Then it’s shown that, Lindsey is actually Quinn. ..

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