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'Scandal' recap, 'A Few Good Women'

'Scandal' recap, 'A Few Good Women'

The stakes feel a little higher after last night's "Scandal." Rowan Pope was a shadowy background threat in the first half of the season, as the show focused on Olivia's kidnapping and the dastardly Andrew Nichols. (Remember him?) But as the season draws to a close, OPA needs a new Big Bad to rally against. Bring in Papa Pope, played by Joe Morton, and his Shakespearean monologues.

Rowan's counter-attacks have taken their toll. Jake is still healing from the attempt Russell (aka Franklin aka the Dreamiest B613 Operative since Jake Bae-llard) made on his life. Jake asks Olivia updates on the Russell situation, and she will only tell him "it's...