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A Recap Of The 33 Craziest Things That Happened In Scandal's Mid-Season Premiere

In typical Scandal fashion, the episode started at lightning speed and it didn't slow down until the last scene faded to black. *SPOILERS: Don't read any further if you haven't watched the Feb. 27 episode.*

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1. THE WAIT IS OVER.

Scandal Thursdays are back.

Scandal Thursdays are back.

2. Sally Langston is running against Fitz as a third-party candidate.

3. Mellie actually walked in on Olitz in action.

Obviously Mellie is well aware that the two of them are together, but this is the first time she's actually seen them hooking up (as far as we know).
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Obviously Mellie is well aware that the two of them are together, but this is the first time she's actually seen them hooking up (as far as we know).

4. Olivia is working for Fitz's reelection campaign.

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Officially.

5. Fitz is drinking again...

Before lunch time.
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Before lunch time.

6. David wants James to investigate Sally Langston killing her husband.

7. Quinn Perkins is not part of B6-13, according to Jake (AKA Command)

Even though she did that. And she's living with Charlie.
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Even though she did that. And she's living with Charlie.

8. Olivia now knows Jake is in charge of B6-13.

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And that Fitz made the call to put him there.

9. Another messed up conversation with Eli and Olivia happened.

Looks like Sunday dinners are off the table again.
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Looks like Sunday dinners are off the table again.

10. Scandal took over Twitter trends almost immediately.

11. Abby and James try to squash "rumors" that Olivia is one of Fitz's mistresses.

We thought that was handled already.
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We thought that was handled already.

12. Quinn wants to be in B6-13?

13. And she's putting together her first toolbox. Ut oh.

Charlie talking about power drills is so creepy.
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Charlie talking about power drills is so creepy.

14. Quinn and Charlie kidnapped a kid.

15. Baby Ella is keeping James and Cyrus together.

For now.
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For now.

16. Mellie is making an "acceptable woman" out of Olivia.

17. And the FLOTUS and her nemesis shared a bottle of wine.

Because it's Olivia's favorite.

Because it's Olivia's favorite.

18. A Deep Throat informant named "Publius" is feeding a reporter tips about Sally killing her husband.

19. Harrison needs a gun.

FINALLY getting some Harrison plot development.

FINALLY getting some Harrison plot development.

20. Fitz's secretary is caught in the middle of #Olitz again.

"Lauren, keep the door open.""Lauren, close it."
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"Lauren, keep the door open."

"Lauren, close it."

21. Mellie gave Olivia a list of respectable men she should date.

But Olivia's got other plans. See #29.

But Olivia's got other plans. See #29.

22. Olivia thinks she should resign from Fitz's campaign.

But Fitz refuses.

But Fitz refuses.

23. Adnan Salif is a girl?!

And there's clearly a lot of history between her and Harrison.
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And there's clearly a lot of history between her and Harrison.

24. James found Cyrus' weakness....

Duhhhh.

25. Also, Publius is....

26. Olivia knows Quinn is part of B6-13.

And she wants her back.
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And she wants her back.

27. "Vermont keeps getting further away."

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28. Olivia chose her new boyfriend pretty fast.

#Olake fans, rejoice.
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#Olake fans, rejoice.

29. Leo and Eli are teaming up.

30. And Cyrus isn't having any of Leo's bullshit.

31. That woman Gov. Andrew Nichols told Olivia he let get away?

Just the First Lady. So many love triangles.
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Just the First Lady. So many love triangles.

32. All is well in the world because Scandal is BACK.

And there are 7 more episodes just like tonight's coming our way.
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And there are 7 more episodes just like tonight's coming our way.

33. Now, let's all try to digest what just happened.

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