Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) dealt with the surprising return of her mother on the latest episode of Scandal.
Maya Pope (Khandi Alexander) resurfaced and it was revealed that she was planning on shooting Mellie (Bellamy Young) during the inauguration. Jake (Scott Foley) led a team to apprehend Maya and brought her back to a black site where they could interrogate her.
Rowan (Joe Morton) tried to get through to his estranged wife and had no luck. Olivia tried and lost her temper, strangling her mother until someone stopped her from making a huge mistake.
A money trail was exposed that proved Maya wasn’t behind the assassination attempt, instead she was a hired gun for someone else.
Meanwhile Olivia tried to convince Mellie to cancel the inauguration for her own safety but Mellie refused, insisting that she wanted to enjoy the very public spectacle.
The season finale is Transfer of Power. In the final days of his presidency, Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) uses his power to make some unexpected changes.
Tune in to Sky Living HD at 10pm tonight to see the episode. Preview it with the promo below: