[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Thursday's episode of Scandal. Read at your own risk!]
Mellie may often be an awful person, but even villains deserve a little love sometimes.
Enter Governor Nichols (Jon Tenney), who was introduced in Scandal's midseason premiere as Fitz's new running mate now that Vice President Sally Langston (Kate Burton) is ditching the ticket to run independently. Nichols was Fitz's (Tony Goldwyn) Deputy Governor in California, which means they share a long history.
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The ABC drama used to be believable. Not plausible, but at least somewhat believable. For any show to pull off the over-the-top melodrama Scandal does without becoming completely unhinged, it needs to be grounded by some semblance of reason. Even cartoons exist within a set of limitations. For example, Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote can both run in midair unless Coyote looks down and realizes he's about to fall. Then, by the rules of cartoon physics, he plummets. Recently though, it's felt like Scandal's been running full-speed ahead with no ground beneath it, but when they look down and see they're about to fall, they say, 'F--- it, I'm going higher."
Scandal is rounding out the first family.
The ABC drama has cast Dylan Minnette and Madeline Carroll to play Jerry and Karen, the children of President and First Lady Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) and Mellie (Bellamy Young).
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