Her throat was slashed. Then she died. In the words of Robert Durst, "Bye bye." :(
Last night's mildly explosive Scandal mid-season finale steals a page from the Joker's playbook and sees Olivia Pope properly scolded by her father for trying to shoot him in the face over the dinner table. Which, fair enough.
Last night's Scandal tied together most of the season's subplots, brought back the underground bunker of grievances, and narrowly missed a crossover episode with How to Get Away With Murder.
Last night's Scandal introduces the First Lady to end all First Ladies whilst Olivia Pope solves a 27-year-old presidential shooting via astute Twitter hashtagging.
Olivia's love life is thrown into a tailspin as she tracks boyfriend Jake to the Pentagon where his Human Rights are being violated by her ex. (But it's okay because the whole thing is just one big misunderstanding anyway!)
Last night's Scandal explores the ramifications of a very specific sex act for the White House as Olivia Pope rushes into action to prevent the next Celebgate.
Last night's Scandal provides political intrigue, a sinister man ho delivering one of the raunchiest lines in recent primetime memory, and a step-by-step guide to getting your ex back with only an underground bunker and raw enthusiasm.
Last night's Scandal found President Fitzgerald Grant clearing the room for a private moment with Olivia Pope with no yelling and/or making out occurring. Quite scandalous, indeed!
The fourth season of Scandal premiered last night, finally answering ABC's summer-long teaser that nobody was particularly on the edge of their seat about: Where on earth is Olivia Pope?
As Avirex jackets and sweat pants replace tube tops and skort sets, we welcome the arrival of another barrage of good, terrible, and Tyler Perry television to love, hate and live-tweet each night. From ill-advised sassy Black makeover shows to cancelation-hungry cooking competitions, you'll have plenty of opportunities this fall to behold the maiden voyages of many a sinking ship. There is plenty of abysmal to go around. Don't you fret.