TV Show Recaps

Scandal-S4E21-Recap

Foxtail. Do you remember “Foxtail” being mentioned on any previous episode of Scandal? I do not, but that doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. The shady B-613 project was eventually revealed, but we’ll have to …

Scandal-Season-4-Episode-20-Recap

You guys, I’m ready to make a somewhat surprising declaration: Last night’s episode of Scandal was good. Not “good for this season,” or “good relative to all the bad episodes lately,” but legitimately, objectively good. …

Scandal-Recap-Season-4-Episode-19

Last night was not a great episode of Scandal, but it was a solidly entertaining one that felt like it was advancing the plot lines that have been stalled since at least last season. …

Scandal-Season-4-Episode-18-Recap

I believe in the ability of Scandal to become compelling once again before the end of the season, but last night was very decidedly not when that change happened. …

Scandal-S4-E17-recap

Let’s cut right to the chase. Last night’s episode of Scandal was not my favorite of all time, but it was necessary, and now it is over and we can all move on to whatever …

Scandal-Season-4-Episode-16-Recap

I’m not an effusive person, by and large, but occasionally, Scandal manages to pull off something that makes me shout four-letter words out loud, in my apartment, to no one in particular. Last night, when …

Scandal-Season-4-Episode-15-Recap

It’s been two weeks since we had a plot-centric episode of Scandal, and honestly, I needed the break. I can only take so much Fitz-Olivia intrigue before I have to sit in silence with …

Scandal-Season-4,-Episode-14

Last night’s episode of Scandal was widely promoted as the most powerful episode of the season, and Olivia and the gang definitely delivered on that promise in a big departure from the international intrigue to …

Scandal-Season-4-Episode-13-Recap

Before we start, I have a very sincere question: Why doesn’t Olivia live in a doorman building? Those are certainly not a unique-to-New York phenomena, and Liv can clearly afford the kind of accommodations that …

Scandal-Recap-Season-4-Episode-12

I’ve been sitting here and thinking about it for a little while, and the only way I can think to introduce today’s Scandal recap is this: Last night, we learned why it’s a bad idea …

Scandal Recap Fitz

Let me level with you: Writing Scandal recaps is hard, because how do you even describe what happens in an episode of Scandal in real English words? If we’re being honest, an accurate recap is …

Scandal-Season-4-Episode-10-Recap

If you’re a longtime reader of PurseBlog, you know that we’ve recapped lots of different shows over the past five years. Starting today, I’m trying my hand at one of my personal favorites–Scandal. …

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