When Jake reemerges from his isolation after being put in the hole, Papa Pope questions him about how he coped before going off on a venom-laced rant about his tortured childhood. Jake is distraught. Papa Pope assures him that he is not his scumbag real father, but he is his family now and he will take care of him. Jake finally breaks. He embraces Papa Pope accepting his new fate. From Season 5, Episode 18, "Till Death Do Us Part" of Scandal, which airs THURSDAYS 9|8c on ABC.