Cyrus Seeks Help from Olivia Pope
Eli "Papa" Pope (Joe Morton) blackmails Cyrus Beene (Jeff Perry) to convince him to add Jake Ballard as Frankie Vargas's running mate. He'll expose the Harrisburg hostage setup if he doesn't get what he wants. Cyrus goes to Olivia (Kerry Washington) for help. He confesses everything about the Harrisburg incident and attempts to convince her the two of them belong in the duking it out against each other in the race. If they let Papa Pope take over, no one stands a chance. From Season 5, Episode 21, "That's My Girl" of Scandal, which airs THURSDAYS 9|8c on ABC.