Scandal Season Three – Finale Recap & Review: One Ride Ends, and Another Begins!





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Is anyone surprised at how crazy the Scandal season three finale was? The logo for ShondaLand Production is a roller coaster. Now, don’t hate me, but I truly enjoyed this episode! While last season’s Scandal finale left me upset and worried, the ending to season three struck me as interesting, extra creative, and at times wickedly funny! In this review, I won’t gloss over the horrific things that occur, but there are also some moments that made me laugh!

The Cliff-Notes for Scandal Season Three – Catch Up for the Finale!





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Scandal season three has flown by, and it all ends tonight! (Until season four.) In case you missed an episode or two somewhere in the mix, or you’ve got some friends you’re trying to bring on board for the Scandal season three finale, I’ve come up with a synopsis of the things you need to know in order to make sense of the havoc show creator Shonda Rhimes is going to be creating in the gladiator world tonight!

A Scandal Analysis for 3×12-3×14: It’s Another Perfect Storm by Shonda Rhimes





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The season 3 finale of Scandal is just days away, so lets take a serious look at what the pieces have been so far. I’m starting with episodes 3×12-3×14. If for some reason you haven’t seen Scandal up through, “Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang” and would prefer not to be spoiled, stop reading now!

Scandal Episode 3×11 “Ride Sally Ride” Recap: You Can’t Always Get What You Want….





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Must tweet TV is back! For those of you who don’t have twitter you didn’t miss anything. The Scandal hashtag feed was so fast it was a literal blur and impossible to read – I gave up trying. Did the episode live up to it reputation as operatic television? Yes, although it feels more like an opening act than midway through. Maybe that’s just the effect of the hiatus…. Anyway, this roller-coaster ride has a super steep upward climb, sudden drops and some crazy turns. Let’s recap, because God help us I think we’re building towards some major loops!

Catching Up With Scandal? Check out Episode 3×10 – A Mid-Season Recap





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The Gladiators are all caught up, for the second half of Scandal season 3, but if you want to jump into this glorious madness, here’s a recap of Scandal episode 3×10, “A Door Marked Exit” and a rundown of what’s been going on!

Scandal’s Winter Finale -What Do You Need to Know? YOLO Vermont!





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The last few episodes of Scandal – especially “Vermont is For Lovers, Too” & “YOLO” have turned the fictional Washington D.C. world upside down! If you haven’t been keeping up – or even if you have and your mind is still spinning – this will help bring you up to speed. You’ll likely need the refresher afterwards too – it’s gonna be that crazy!

Scandal Episode 3×7, “Everything’s Coming Up Mellie” – Review: Forged in Fire





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Are you breathing? This episode of Scandal, “Everything’s Coming Up Mellie” was one rough tumble-down the rabbit hole in Shondaland. Honestly, I’m still a bit nauseous. When you’re on the line for a roller-coaster, looking at those big loops and twists on the big ride you think, “this is gonna been fun!” Then after you’ve done it and get off … you throw up. It’s not that you didn’t see what was coming, but you honestly thought you could handle it. Maybe you could have…if the darn thing didn’t also go backwards! Also, that one twist was a lot worse than it looked from ground!

Scandal Season 3, Episode 6, “Icarus” Recap/Review: People That Fly Too Close to the Sun…





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This week’s Scandal was brilliant – nightmarish – but brilliant! crisscrossing conspiracies, tragedy, operatic histrionics (that’d be Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant), Shonda Rimes has taken Scandal to a whole new level of fabulous! I’m sure some fans are not as thrilled as I am, but they should hold on. This flight is still ascending – so really, what does that say about the fall that’s to come?

Scandal 3×5 “More Cattle, Less Bull” Recap/Review: Peeling Onions Causes Tears





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This week’s Scandal has definitely set the temperature to boiling! Question is, who’s the lobster?  They don’t say truth is a double-edged sword for nothing!  Maybe some things are better left along?  One thing’s for sure, the title, “More Cattle, Less Bull” is brilliant.  What’s the translation?  There’s a lot more honesty going on in […]

Scandal Season 3, Episode 4, “Say Hello to my Little Friend” Recap/Review: Addictions, Denials, and Second Chances





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After last week’s explosion on Scandal – and I’m not talking about that poor woman – there’s a ton of pieces to pick up. I’m sure there’s a Humpty-Dumpty analogy or quip I could do about it all. I suspect though it would be better to just jump right into thoughts on “Say Hello to My Little Friend.”