||Rating: 8.0/10 (36,861 votes)
Stars:Â Bellamy Young, Brendan Hines, Columbus Short, Dan Bucatinsky, Darby Stanchfield
Runtime:Â 60Â min
Released:Â April 05, 2012
|Plot:Â Jake continues to followÂ OliviaÂ against her will. Heâ€™s under orders to protect her at all costs. A furious Olivia has no choice but to tolerate this unwanted security.Â FitzÂ will lock her away in protective custody otherwise. The president is also dealing with a hostile woman at home. Well,Â Mellie’s notÂ actuallyÂ at home. Sheâ€™s moved into Blair House under the guise of caring for a kid with chicken pox. In reality, Mellie is threatening to go on national TV to expose Fitzâ€™s extramarital affair unless he recommits himself to his family. As for the chicken pox story, everyone seems to be buying it except for Vice President Sally Langston. James is jazzed because heâ€™s been offered an on-air TV job. Heâ€™s mildly shocked when his hubby gives him the go-ahead to take the gig.Â CyrusÂ doesnâ€™t even give it a second thought. He has way too many balls in the air. Olivia assures him that her relationship with the president is history. She then learns thatÂ HuckÂ identified Charlie as the guy that attacked him and broke into her apartment. This has her entire team suggesting that Cyrus is the mole. As for Charlie, he breaks into Jakeâ€™s place. He sees video of Olivia being intimate with the man Fitz ordered to protect her. He reports this little tidbit back to his boss, Cyrus Beene. Fitz suggests Cyrus use the threat of mutual-assured destruction to keep his wife in line. He then summons Olivia to The White House. The two of them get into a shouting match that ends when Olivia tells Fitz that sheâ€™s not a toy he can play with. If he wants her, he needs to earn her. Until then, they are done. As for Mellie, Cyrus offers her a deal to launch her promising political career during the last year of Fitzâ€™s second term. If she doesnâ€™t agree to it, Cy will go on the offensive. Mellie is willing to take her chances. She wants what she asked for, nothing less. The clock is ticking.