SEASON PREMIERE THU SEPT 25 9|8c

Gladiator Report: No Sun on the Horizon

  • By Jim Donnelly

Welcome to the Gladiator Report for the "No Sun on the Horizon” episode of Scandal. Here you’ll find highlights, quotes and a special SNEAK LEAK of the next all-new episode down at the bottom. WARNING: There are spoilers here. Enjoy!

Losin’ It: David gives a few of the Popeheads, including the head Popehead, the scoop on how what went down regarding the murder of Daniel Douglas. This has Olivia beelining over to the White House. She’s completely shaken when Cyrus confirms that he covered up the murder for Sally. She’s so shaken that she starts laughing uncontrollably. See how she loses it and why her comments made us think of the `27 Yankees.

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Liv Loses It When She Hears the Truth|Things were supposed to be different this election! Now they may be worse.|Liv asks Cyrus if Sally killed Daniel Douglas. The truth causes such absurd revelations about the people running the country that Olivia breaks down into a fit of laughter. Watch this scene from Scandal Episode 313: No Sun on the Horizon.

 

The Battle of Gettysburger: As tasty as popcorn is, it doesn’t provide gobs of sustenance. No, solid food totally rocks in times of crisis. Jake is surprised when Olivia brings him a Double-Lincoln with bacon from Gettysburger. Watch the clip to see what Liv got and why she may never get to finish her cheese fries:

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Liv Asks Jake to Take Advantage of Her|Liv comes to Jake with Gettysburger, wine, and a need for physical comfort.|Liv and Jake comfort each other as their worlds fall apart around them. Jake asks Olivia to run away with him. Liv asks Jake to take advantage of her. Watch this scene from Scandal Episode 313: No Sun on the Horizon.

 

I Am the Cheese: James finds his hubby drinking alone in his office late at night. That can’t be good. Cyrus has a defeated vibe going on. He later meets with Jake asking him to kill Sally Langston. That request is denied despite a rambling speech on how the fate of the nation depends on it. You gotta love how Jake holds his own against Cy.

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Cyrus Makes His Case for Jake's Help|Cyrus pleads for B613 to permanently bury the Sally Langston murder secret.|Cyrus pleads for B613 to protect the American people's faith in the government by permanently burying Sally's murder secret. Jake responds that Cyrus has no idea how the world really works. Watch this scene from Scandal Episode 313: No Sun on the Horizon.

 

It’s Not Up For Debate: Cyrus to begs Olivia for help regarding the Sally situation. He screwed up. Liv goes to see Sally. She knows what happened. She also knows Sally is unyielding in her desire to confess. To the Fitz phone! Liv tells the president all about the Daniel Douglas situation. She then asks him to throw the debate. Will he or won’t he?

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Fitz Throws the Debate|Fitz reluctantly has to misspeak to get Sally to attack him.|Fitz purposely misspeaks during the debate to prevent Sally from confessing to the American people that she killed her husband. Reston and Sally take Fitz's bait and make a fool out of him in front of everyone. Watch this scene from Scandal Episode 313: No Sun on the Horizon.

 

GladiQuotes: Below are some of the top lines from "No Sun on the Horizon." Let us know which ones were your favorites and, by all means, pop in any that we forgot in the comments section.

Sally: Yum-yum, crispy piggy! Yum-yum!

Olivia: If Cyrus Beene needed to cover up a murder, he’d come to me.

Abby: We are the best. You chose us.

David: Maybe somehow he was worried you’d do the right thing.

David: Help me bring a murderer, the Vice President of the United States, to justice.

Olivia: They’re all murderers. Reston, Sally, Fitz… The presidential debate... It’s literally murderers’ row.

Cyrus: Nobody’s perfect.

Olivia: I got you a Double-Lincoln with bacon.

Charlie: We sell paper for real?

David: What would Olivia Pope do? Someone really needs to put that on a bracelet.

Jake: Watch the way you talk to clients, Perkins. We’re starting to lose fake business.

Olivia: I need you to throw the debate.

This Meeting is Over: James pushes David to move forward with the information they have pronto. They are running out of time. He has no idea how true that is as Cyrus finds the bug he planted in his office. When the husbands meet, Cyrus blames himself for what’s happened. He gives James his blessing to do whatever he wants with him. He loves him. James lets David know that he’s bailing on their plan to tell their story at a meeting neither of them called. Uh oh.

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The Shocking Final Moments of 313|This is among the most shocking moments in Scandal history.|David, James, Vanessa, and Shelby meet to execute their plan to expose the truth about Vice President Sally Langston's murder of her husband Daniel Douglas. What happens next shocks everyone. Watch this scene from Scandal Episode 313: No Sun on the Horizon.

 

Read the full episode recap for "No Sun on the Horizon" and catch a sneak leak of the next all-new episode. See ya later, Gladiators!

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Preview 314: Escape Route|Forget this ever happened.|Adnan may be in trouble.

 

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