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Scandal: Season 3 (2013-2014)

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Average Rating: 9.3/10
Reviews Counted: 7
Fresh: 7 | Rotten: 0

Scandal finds its footing in season 2, allowing its characters to blossom and providing the kind of intrigue that makes serialized television so addictive.

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Critic Reviews: 3
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Season Info

As Season 3 of this political drama opens, the affair between Olivia (Kerry Washington) and Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) threatens to become a full-blown scandal until Cyrus (Jeff Perry) and Olivia's team find a way to spin things. However, other major problems continue to surface, including the dangerous moves made by B613, which is run by Olivia's estranged father, Rowan (Joe Morton); and secrets surrounding the mysterious Operation Remington. Meanwhile, as the presidential election gets underway,

Genre: Drama

Network: ABC

Premiere Date: Oct 3, 2013

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Episodes

1
Air date: Oct 3, 2013

It's Handled

With Olivia's name out there as the President's mistress, both the White House and Pope & Associates face their biggest scandal to date, and a surprise allegiance is formed in order to get things handled.

2
Air date: Oct 10, 2013

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Through flashbacks we learn more about Olivia's estranged relationship with her father. Meanwhile, both the White House and Pope & Associates are still in the middle of cleaning up the very big and very public mess.

3
Air date: Oct 17, 2013

Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington

'Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington', 10/17/2013, A Midwestern mom hires Pope & Associates under mysterious conditions that lead to a very dangerous situation. Meanwhile, Fitz and Mellie admit their true feelings for each other.

4
Air date: Oct 24, 2013

Say Hello to My Little Friend

'Say Hello to My Little Friend',10/24/2013, With Pope & Associates still struggling to find clients, the team decides to take on a philandering senator who enjoys taking photos of his not so public areas.

5
Air date: Oct 31, 2013

More Cattle, Less Bull

'More Cattle, Less Bull',10/31/2013, The team investigates Democratic Congresswoman Josie Marcus, while Olivia and Mellie have a surprising run-in during the White House Correspondents' Dinner.

6
Air date: Nov 7, 2013

Icarus

'Icarus',11/07/2013, Olivia must make a very important decision that will affect all of her relationships in the White House, and Harrison's allegiance to the Gladiators is tested.

7
Air date: Nov 14, 2013

Everything's Coming Up Mellie

'Everything's Coming Up Mellie',11/14/2013, Mellie is still trying to recover from the public backlash of the last year so she decides to do a hard-hitting news interview.

8
Air date: Nov 21, 2013

Vermont Is for Lovers, Too

'Vermont is for Lover's, Too',11/21/2013, Olivia and the team try to handle both uncovering the truth behind Operation Remington.

9
Air date: Dec 5, 2013

YOLO

'YOLO',12/05/2013, As the team gets closer to the truth, loyalties are tested and relationships are pushed to the limit.

10
Air date: Dec 12, 2013

A Door Marked Exit

'A Door Marked Exit',12/12/2013, Now that the truth is out there, things will never be the same and everyone will have to face the consequences of their actions.

11
Air date: Feb 27, 2014

Ride, Sally, Ride

The White House deals with a bombshell announcement from Sally Langston. Meanwhile, Olivia finds herself in a challenging new role. (C) ABC

12
Air date: Mar 6, 2014

We Do Not Touch the First Ladies

Fitz faces a harsh reality when old feelings and jealousy arise at an event; Quinn wants to prove herself; Leo arranges a meeting between Sally and an old friend. (C) ABC

13
Air date: Mar 13, 2014

No Sun on the Horizon

A well prepared Fitz gets thrown a curve ball during the first presidential debate, Olivia receives shocking news and is forced to make an extremely difficult decision, and the gladiators work with a powerful CEO accused of murder. (C) ABC

14
Air date: Mar 20, 2014

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang',03/20/2014, Sally sets a meeting with the NRA which sends the White House into a tailspin.

15
Air date: Mar 27, 2014

Mama Said Knock You Out

Fitz and Mellie's children prepare for an interview; Adnan seeks Harrison's help. (C) ABC

16
Air date: Apr 3, 2014

The Fluffer

Abby takes on Olivia's duties at the White House as the team continues its B613 investigation. (C) ABC

17
Air date: Apr 10, 2014

Flesh and Blood

The team must spring into action following a security breach; Fitz's campaign stalls. (C) ABC

18
Air date: Apr 17, 2014

The Price of Free and Fair Election

'The Price of Free and Fair Elections',04/17/2014, Election Day has arrived and nothing is off limits as the candidates try to capture votes.

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All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (7) | Rotten (0)

The longer it goes on, the more it becomes a moving, weirdly thoughtful examination of privilege and power.

December 12, 2013 Full Review Source: AV Club

It was a nice break for the show and a welcome return to the procedural format that the series favored in its first season.

October 26, 2013 Full Review Source: Tampa Bay Times
Tampa Bay Times

This was an action, drama, and angst filled hour of Scandal. Loved it.

October 17, 2013 Full Review Source: TV Equals
TV Equals

Ms. Washington continues to give the same tightly wound performance she's given from the start, one that's weirdly limited yet undoubtedly largely responsible for the show's fanatical following.

October 15, 2013 Full Review Source: New York Times
New York Times

Picking up just 22 minutes from where last season left us clamoring for more, with Olivia Pope's name leaked to the press as President Grant's mistress, Scandal hit the ground running and never looked back.

October 4, 2013 Full Review Source: Zap2it.com
Zap2it.com

Anything that has me this invested after a long dry summer is firing at all cylinders, at the top of its game.

October 4, 2013 Full Review Source: AV Club
AV Club

Is it just me or is Scandal the hottest show anywhere right now? It doesn't matter what time of day it is, someone somewhere seems to be watching Scandal reruns, talking about Scandal reruns, Tweeting about Scandal or buying the latest Scandal fashion...

October 4, 2013 Full Review Source: TV Fanatic
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