Scandal

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  • 3.0

    Goes from Great to horrible + the love story is annoying as hell.

    By c00lg33k, Jan 11, 2016

    I have watched 4 seasons so far and here's what I love about this show:

    - The development of all characters is great.

    - The plots in throughout the episodes varies between good to brilliant.



    What gets very old very fast is the love story between Olivia and the president. It should have been killed after first season if not halfway through first season. It becomes unrealistic and annoying as hell to see them have make up sex after each fight.



    SPOILER ALERT!!!!

    Furthermore there are many things that does not make sense at all int his show.

    1. They all know where "command" works and can easily go and put him out of his misery, but nooo. Despite the fact it takes two cops about 3 minutes to come and arrest him in end of season 4.



    2. Fitz throws Mellie out cause she caused 12 people to be killed, but he himself shot down a plane where 300+ people died. And Cyrus has caused more death and scams during the years including fixing the election, but is he fired? No. Hell even when he resigns, he comes back.



    3. Olivia, her associates and "friends" + agents have many chances to kill her father, "command", but does not and keeps getting framed and had by him... For real?



    4. Olivia turns into an arrogant, self righteous and ignorant person, which in the end starts to irritate the hell out of anyone.



    In fact I find the 4 above mentioned things (there are many more) and the love story is annoying enough to rate it as low as a 3.moreless

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  • 3.0

    this show is falling down hard....

    By FloripaOliver, Dec 18, 2015

    The first seasons was great, even this season started reasonable but over the last parts they lost it completely. The story got lost, the single characters are inconsistent, Olivia turned into a ignorant bitch which is basically in the meanwhile one of the most unsympathetic characters of the show. I have loved this show and I cant understand how the producers do not see how this shows goes down. Unless they turn this around into something positive I cant imagine this survives any longer.... Sad!moreless

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  • 1.0

    Disgusted by Scandal series episode 1

    By esmeralds, Dec 16, 2015

    Anybody who has any decency and watched this episode will know why I am disgusted by the story of the show. A princess dies in a car crash.

    How can anyone be so evil as to make a programme out of real people's lives.

    No doubt they will try to say any similarities are purely coincidental.

    I've watched every episode of Scandal until now. I'm not sure that I will watch any more.

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  • 5.0

    What's going on are they trying to make us not like Olivia??

    By ladytanesha, Nov 27, 2015

    Wow.. I use to really love this show.. The season started off so good, now I don't know anymore. I was so inspired that I make a commercial about it, just to make people more aware about what really going on in the world of Elections.



    Now I just don't know anymore, I just don't know.. They better do something about this fast. I've read some comment over here, and we all pretty much feel the same way.

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  • 2.0

    Needs to wrap

    By Akillebrew, Nov 20, 2015

    Scandal started as one of my favorite shows! I couldn't wait to watch! When Olivia and Fitz finally got their moment, I was so happy! I understand Shondas need to address current issues and she could've done that by addressing women's needs through Mellies dialogue. However, she went WAY over the top showing Olivia getting an abortion. Olivia is now a self serving bitch. Won't be watching after the holidays.

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  • 8.0

    disappointed

    By takecia2k2, Nov 20, 2015

    I love scandal but the way they have Olivia's character is annoying. I want her & the President to be together but she acts like she doesn't know what she really wants & it's making the show irritating. Just let Olivia & the President remain happy together to make the show better

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  • 4.5

    The Decline of Olivia Pope

    By leeacutie_68, Nov 20, 2015

    I am extremely disappointed in the character Olivia Pope. I have watched this show since its debut and I have watched this character evolve into an unlikeable person who uses persons for her own convenience. Whilst I understand the writer(s) need to identify with the real word, I had somehow hoped Olivia and Fitz could have a future. If the writer (s) wanted Mellie and Fitz to be reunited this could have been done without making Olivia into the typical Bitch Mistress who wants the gain and fame with no pain and finds the man only attractive if he is taken... Welcome to the real world of wives who have to be versatile enough to play the role of wife and mistress at the same time. Apparently this character can only be given the role of a mistress who doesn't even want the entanglement of a child you cant take the heat Olivia stay out of the her character get any some how think somoreless

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  • 5.0

    NOT Breaking Bad

    By aynarendt, Nov 07, 2015

    Characters have become increasingly unlikeable and one dimensional - spouting essentially same thing every episode. Both they and plots seem written with sentimentalism and as if the writers don't know what the storyline is, because the characters don't develop and change through their actions like real people do. It's as if these adults in the story aged in every way but emotionally- everyone's 15 but looks old and can strategize like chess champions. Btw I'm sure everyone is aware but gladiators were slaves. Some character needs to mention this at some point otherwise it makes it look like the folks behind this show don't know their slave history, but then given the writing maybe they don't.moreless

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  • 10

    Best show on tv!

    By Willie99, Oct 20, 2015

    This is the best show on tv i think people is really confuse becaise anybody who watch this show since begining will know for sure that this show is about fritz and olivia first of all she dint steal no one husband mellie never love him she was all in for the power so shes paying the price for it which is watch her husband fall inlove with another women

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  • 9.5

    changing date or time

    By LavishSmith, Oct 15, 2015

    PLEASE .. think you guys should change the date scandal airs .... Instead on Thursdays maybe Fridays or Mondays.. Reason being because on Thursday most popular shows air so having bout 4 popular shows(Scandal, Sleepy hollow, vampire diaries and alsothe originals) showing we can't focus on one . Please consider changing it ... I know you won't get to this message anytime soon but please consider changing the day it airs thanks again

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