The 50 Craziest 'Scandal' Moments of All Time

#TBT to that one time Fitz got shot.

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The final season of Scandal is quickly approaching and we’re a tad extremely emotional. (Shonda, why do you do this to us?!) Ahead of the season 7 (and final) premiere next Thursday, we’ve rounded up the series' 50 wildest moments of all time. Oh and just a warning: There are most definitely spoilers ahead.

1 of 50
When Olivia and Fitz have sex for the first time...

And it's unknowingly being recorded.

2 of 50
When Fitz gets shot.

Happy birthday, Mr. President.

3 of 50
And Olivia fears he's dead.

💔 💔 💔

4 of 50
When Fitz *almost* fires Olivia...

After he realizes he has feelings for her.

5 of 50
When Fitz admits he's in love with Olivia.

While still being married to Mellie, of course.

6 of 50
When Mellie forges Fitz’s signature to put him back in office while he’s in a coma.

Because Sally's trying to become the president.

7 of 50
When Olivia finally admits to Mellie that Rowan killed her son.


8 of 50
When Huck gets shot.

By his crazy, psycho pseudo girlfriend.

9 of 50
When Sally Langston impulsively murders her husband, Daniel Douglas.

After she found out he cheated on her...

10 of 50
...with Cyrus’ husband, James.

It was all a plot orchestrated by Cyrus and Mellie.

11 of 50
When Jake Ballard kills James.

Still not forgiven, Jake.

12 of 50
One word: Defiance.

We still can't believe they pulled this off.

13 of 50
When Fitz learns the truth about Defiance.

How many years later? C'mon, Fitz.

14 of 50
When Fitz ends up killing Verna.

After she threatens to reveal they rigged the election.

15 of 50
When Charlie and Quinn start hooking up.

Opposites attract.

16 of 50
When Fitz’s son Jerry gets shot on stage...

...By his own secret service agent.

17 of 50
When Mellie tells the world about Fitz and Olivia's relationship.

We love Olitz, but 👏 👏 👏.

18 of 50
When Olivia gets KIDNAPPED.

Get out of bed faster, Jake.

19 of 50
And Stephen ends up saving her.

Thank you for this incredible throwback, Shonda.

20 of 50
When Huck horrifically tortures Quinn by pulling her teeth out.

Because that's what friends do, right?

21 of 50
When Huck and Quinn are caught having sex.

On a desk. You know. As you do.

22 of 50
When Huck is trapped in "The Hole" for weeks.

And he finally tells his ex-wife.

23 of 50
When President-Elect Vargas is shot.

And this completely changes everything for Mellie.

24 of 50
When Cyrus gets thrown into jail.

Everyone thought he killed Frankie.

25 of 50
When Harrison dies.

Still heartbreaking.

26 of 50
When Cyrus reveals to James he rigged the election.

Very emotional.

27 of 50
When Mellie was raped by Fitz’s father and Fitz finally learns the truth.


28 of 50
When we found out Olivia’s mom was killed in a plane crash.

And Fitz is the one who shot down the plane.

29 of 50
But plot twist—she wasn’t killed.

Maya Pope is actually an international terrorist.

30 of 50
When Mellie and Andrew Nichols have sex.

That was...unexpected.

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