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Scandal: Top of the Hour

Olivia finds herself in the middle of a media storm, but this time she's on the opposing side of the oval office when Fitz's pick for Supreme Court Justice is caught in a torrid affair with Liv's new client, high-powered CEO Sarah Stanner. Meanwhile, Olivia and Jake continue their flirtatious relationship, while Huck takes Quinn under his wing and Harrison and Abby try to figure out where they stand with their friendship. Back in the White House, Cyrus and Mellie continue to fight for Fitz's attention, but someone else may already have it.

Source: ABC

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x16
Airdate: Thursday March 21st, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

UK (MORE4) Oct 17, 2013
AU (Seven) Dec 12, 2013

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (6 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Lisa EdelsteinLisa Edelstein
As Sarah Stanner
Main Cast
Bellamy YoungBellamy Young
As First Lady Melody "Mellie" Grant
Jeff PerryJeff Perry
As Cyrus Rutherford Beene
Tony GoldwynTony Goldwyn
As President Fitzgerald "Fitz" Thomas Grant III
Katie LowesKatie Lowes
As Quinn Perkins / Lindsay Dwyer
Darby StanchfieldDarby Stanchfield
As Abby Whelan
Columbus ShortColumbus Short
As Harrison Wright
Kerry WashingtonKerry Washington
As Olivia Carolyn Pope


The episode begins with a seemingly normal family of a wife, husband and a couple of kids at home. They discuss the kind of pizza they want to order for dinner. The doorbell rings and one of kids opens the door. Standing in front of her she finds, a sea of reporters, who are falling over one other to ask questions. The reporters are there because Sarah Stanard, the wife, who is also the CEO of a company, allegedly had an affair with Murray Randall. Randall is Fitz’s Supreme Court nominee. The alleged affair happened 15 years ago, when he was a professor at Harvard Law. ..

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