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Scandal: The Other Woman

When a public figure is caught in a compromising position, Olivia and her team must do some heavy lifting, literally, in order to clean up the mess. But Olivia is still dealing with the ramifications of the judge's jaw-dropping verdict, and Abby continues to push for answers. In the White House, Cyrus and Fitz are forced to deal with a serious foreign policy emergency.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x2
Airdate: Thursday October 04th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Jul 11, 2013
AU (Seven) Oct 07, 2013
DK (Kanal 4) Jun 03, 2014

  • Currently 8.1/10
8.1/10 (10 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Dan Bucatinsky
As James
Debra Mooney
As Verna
Gregg Henry
As Hollis
Jay Jackson
As local news anchor
Joe Holt
As Defense Secretary
Leslie Grossman
As Lisa
Sam McMurray
As Pat
Virginia Louise Smith
As Secretary of State
Wendy Davis
As Kimberly Mitchell
Al Carabello
As parking valet
Damarr Calhoun
As Vincent
Elise Neal
As Joanne
Fred Ochs
As AA leader
Jason Dechert
As Matt Turner
Jennifer Marsala
As reporter
Jocelyn Ayanna
As prayer leader
Josh Clark
As Amos
Keli Daniels
As Cable News anchor
Mark D. Espinoza
As Chairman of Joint Chiefs
Warren Thomas
As Pastor Drake
Main Cast
Kerry Washington
As Olivia Pope
Darby Stanchfield
As Abby Whelan
Katie Lowes
As Quinn Perkins / Lindsay Dwyer
Tony Goldwyn
As President Fitzgerald "Fitz" Grant
Jeff Perry
As Cyrus Beene
Bellamy Young
As First Lady Mellie Grant
Joshua Malina
As David Rosen
Columbus Short
As Harrison Wright


The episode begins with Olivia receiving a call from Fitz, while in bed. The two then discuss their love for each other. “I’ll speak to you tomorrow night”, he says in the end and hangs up. Olivia then receives another call and gets ready to leave for work. Quinn who is staying with her, asks her as to how she managed to save her. She promises to give Quinn her answers, but also tells her it’s not in her best interests to have every piece of the puzzle right now. A pastor named Marvin Drakes is missing. He was a civil right leader and a gay rights activist. His wife tells Olivia “I know something has happened to him, I can feel it”. ..

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Warning: Scandal season 2 episode 2 guide may contain spoilers
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