S1 E5
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Season 1  "Crash and Burn"  1x5

Aired 7 years ago - May 03, 2012

After a commercial plane crashes, taking the lives of all onboard, Olivia Pope and her "gladiators-in-suits" must defend the pilot from media and airline accusations; meanwhile, when Amanda Tanner goes missing, Huck calls upon his dark past to find her whereabouts, and Fitz seeks the help of the Vice President in order to pass key legislation despite their icy relationship.

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Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 1
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 2
No, he didn't, he just said...
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 3
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 4
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 5
You know what they say: Once you go black, you never go back.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 6
Hey, you ever wanna come back,
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 7
The National Transportation Safety Board prohibits you
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 8
Kick rudder, Lori, left rudder, Left rudder!
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 9
Soon as they hit the wake from the Aerostream,
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 10
We need to change their narrative.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 11
I said, "Y'all better not be flyin' tomorrow. "
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 12
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 13
who is alive right now, we need to find her before the airline does.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 14
You'd make it a lot easier on the VP
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 15
so I decided to come up here and make sure that everything was all right.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 16
to find his daughter. And don't ever promise an outcome
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 17
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 18
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 19
- Carly Reston? - Yeah?
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 20
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 21
When my mom died, we had an open casket.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 22
They have two boys. Carter, age 15, and Jonathan, age 12.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 23
I'll take care of it.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 24
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 25
And that doesn't even touch Sudan, Congo, northern Mexico, that's sad.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 26
He's being restored, his judge-y face got flaky.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 27
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 28
Kick rudder, Lori, left rudder, Left rudder!
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 29
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 30
I seem to remember recommending that for one of my birds.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 31
- Trust him. - It's the sound of Lori pushing
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 32
We'll have you and Lynn over to dinner at the residence next week.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 33
and not just my name or my ability to ever contact my family again.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 34
But I'm gonna push through the horrible and the sickening
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 35
I just came from a prayer meeting.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 36
That is the closest I've ever seen to political magic.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 37
Sir.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 38
Olivia did not send us that sex tape. Someone else did.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 39
And I'm telling you this because I want you to understand
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 40
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 41
whatever the personal agony it would have involved,
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 42
I don't like to insinuate. I'd rather deduce likely scenarios.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 43
Believe me, I want the truth just as much as you do.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 44
I already missed one this year.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 45
and we understand and accept our role in the events leading up to the crash.
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 46
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 47
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 48
and the White House Press Secretary,
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 49
If I have to walk out to the staff parking lot
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 50
Personal belongings on her body, no sign of foul play,

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Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 2
No, he didn't, he just said...
#2
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 3 #3 Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 4 #4 Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 5
You know what they say: Once you go black, you never go back.
#5
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 6
Hey, you ever wanna come back,
#6
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 7
The National Transportation Safety Board prohibits you
#7
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 8
Kick rudder, Lori, left rudder, Left rudder!
#8
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 9
Soon as they hit the wake from the Aerostream,
#9
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 10
We need to change their narrative.
#10
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 11
I said, "Y'all better not be flyin' tomorrow. "
#11
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 12 #12 Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 13
who is alive right now, we need to find her before the airline does.
#13
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 14
You'd make it a lot easier on the VP
#14
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 15
so I decided to come up here and make sure that everything was all right.
#15
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 16
to find his daughter. And don't ever promise an outcome
#16
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 17 #17 Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 18 #18 Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 19
- Carly Reston? - Yeah?
#19
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 20 #20 Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 21
When my mom died, we had an open casket.
#21
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 22
They have two boys. Carter, age 15, and Jonathan, age 12.
#22
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 23
I'll take care of it.
#23
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And that doesn't even touch Sudan, Congo, northern Mexico, that's sad.
#25
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 26
He's being restored, his judge-y face got flaky.
#26
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 27 #27 Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 28
Kick rudder, Lori, left rudder, Left rudder!
#28
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I seem to remember recommending that for one of my birds.
#30
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 31
- Trust him. - It's the sound of Lori pushing
#31
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 32
We'll have you and Lynn over to dinner at the residence next week.
#32
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 33
and not just my name or my ability to ever contact my family again.
#33
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 34
But I'm gonna push through the horrible and the sickening
#34
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 35
I just came from a prayer meeting.
#35
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 36
That is the closest I've ever seen to political magic.
#36
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 37
Sir.
#37
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 38
Olivia did not send us that sex tape. Someone else did.
#38
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 39
And I'm telling you this because I want you to understand
#39
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 40 #40 Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 41
whatever the personal agony it would have involved,
#41
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 42
I don't like to insinuate. I'd rather deduce likely scenarios.
#42
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 43
Believe me, I want the truth just as much as you do.
#43
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 44
I already missed one this year.
#44
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 45
and we understand and accept our role in the events leading up to the crash.
#45
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 46 #46 Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 47 #47 Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 48
and the White House Press Secretary,
#48
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 49
If I have to walk out to the staff parking lot
#49
Recap of Scandal (2012) Season 1 Episode 5 (S01E05) - 50
Personal belongings on her body, no sign of foul play,
#50