The Olivia-Fitz Romance & More Reasons to Add ‘Scandal’ to Your Watch List
Need a new binge? To borrow a phrase from Scandal‘s Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington), “it’s handled.” All seven seasons of ABC’s 2012–18 political thriller about a high-profile Washington, D.C., problem-fixer who has an affair with the U.S. president (Tony Goldwyn, right, with Washington) are on Hulu.
Here’s why we love to watch.
Washington’s fierce performance
The Emmy nominee captivates as the brilliant political strategist who’s partial to red wine and popcorn dinners, pantsuits, and outmaneuvering any presumptuous man—even Goldwyn’s POTUS Fitzgerald “Fitz” Grant. Washington embodies a fearsome boss, savvy adviser, lusty lover, emotionally abandoned daughter, and determined hero, all while displaying the screen’s best lip tremble.
The Olivia-Fitz romance
It’s impossible to look away from the steamy twosome, whether they’re between the sheets or sharing a tender moment, dreaming of a simpler life making jam in Vermont.
There’s enough backstabbing and betrayal among those in Olivia and Fitz’s orbit to make even the most jaded Beltway insiders blush. A word of advice to Scandal newbies: Don’t trust anyone…even the good guys.
Scandal, Seasons 1-7, Streaming Now, Hulu