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"Scandal" Episode 6 Recap: Spies Like Us

Bridgette Webb |
November 16, 2012 | 12:39 a.m. PST

Staff Reporter

Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in ABC’s “Scandal” (ABC)
Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in ABC’s “Scandal” (ABC)
In Thursday night’s episode we finally got a closer look into the mysterious life of Huck, Pope and associates of the muscle man. The episode kicked off when Olivia received an anonymous letter containing an encrypted warning of a leak that has the potential to expose Huck’s dark past. Huck immediately freaked out and set out to leave town, but Olivia convinced him that she can solve this problem. He gave her 24 hours to handle it or he is out.

In order to uncover who leaked the information Olivia had Huck call in his old spy associates, knowing it had to be one of them. As all five of Huck’s associates started to show up at the office, the task began of discovering which one is the rat. After Olivia had exhausted all of her external resources, she got a hold of a Swiss bank account number that is connected to the spy who is leaking the information. She gave that information to Huck and his associates and they uncover who leaked their secrets.

It would seem like a no-brainer that the spy who flipped on everyone had to go, but in a surprising twist Huck tried to save the life of the man that tried to expose him. After an emotional plea to the room of assassins, it looked as if they were going to let the defector go. Then out of nowhere one of the retired assassins, a mother of three put a bullet in the guy’s head. At the end of the day they couldn’t have a traitor running around.

In relationships news, another seemingly promising relationship has ended. Abby and David Rosen have called it quits. This is of course after Olivia set the guy up to look like a woman beater, something that Abby has had experience with in the past. Olivia wrestled with this issue but came to the realization that she couldn’t have one of her top associates dating a guy that is trying to take her down.

Olivia is becoming more cutthroat than usual, which is really saying something. She has definitely evolved. I can’t tell if it’s for the better or for the worse, I just know that I can’t wait to see what she does next! Once again we have to wait two weeks to know more, such a bummer! See you next time. 

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