As the nation mourns the death of Andrew Nichols due to "complications from a fall," drama is brewing on the home front. Alex Vargas (Danny Pino) breaks the news to Michael (Matthew Del Negro) Cyrus has been cheating on him. Meanwhile, Mellie Grant (Bellamy Young) finds religion and Marcus Walker (Cornelius Smith Jr.) voices some major FOMO. Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) arrives home after killing Andrew to Papa Pope (Joe Morton) waiting with open arms. From Season 5, Episode 17, "Thwack" of Scandal, which airs THURSDAYS 9|8c on ABC.