About the Show
US drama starring Kerry Washington set in a crisis management firm that does whatever it takes to make its clients' problems disappear
Series 1 Summary
Young lawyer Quinn Perkins is offered a job at Olivia Pope and Associates, an organisation that defends and protects the public image of the nation's elite by keeping their secrets under wraps.
Revered and feared at the same time, Quinn's new employer Olivia Pope - a former communications director to the President of the United States - is willing to do whatever it takes to make her clients' problems go away.
Episode 1 - Sweet Baby
A decorated war veteran is accused of murdering his girlfriend and a White House intern alleges that Olivia's former boss, President Fitzgerald Grant, is having an affair
Episode 2 - Dirty Little Secrets
Olivia's newest client, madam Sharon Marquette - whose client list includes some of DC's most influential figures - becomes the subject of a police investigation after one of her escorts is arrested
Episode 3 - Hell Hath No Fury
The team reluctantly decides to take the assignment when the irresponsible son of millionaire businesswoman Sandra Harding (guest star JoBeth Williams) is accused of rape
Episode 4 - Enemy of the State
Former friends Olivia and Cyrus take opposing viewpoints when the Amanda Tanner case takes a surprise turn. Cyrus tries to help by investigating the personal lives of Olivia and her associates.
Episode 5 - Crash and Burn
Huck determines that Amanda was kidnapped. Olivia is tasked with representing the pilots of a plane that crashes in suspicious circumstances, killing all passengers, including a US senator.
Episode 6 - The Trail
As Gideon investigates Amanda Tanner's present-day history, scenes from two years earlier recall the contentious primary race
Episode 7 - Grant: For the People
Quinn finds herself in a highly compromising and tragic position, but Olivia and the team rush to her aid, using all their skills to assist her