'Scandal' season 6, episodes 15 and 16 recaps: 'Transfer of Power' and 'Tick Tock'

Friday, 19 May 2017, 12:02:44 PM. Tonight, we have double the 'Scandal' pleasure, with two back-to-back episodes to end Season Six in an epic way. The first hour, 'Transfer of Power,' focuses on Maya and the assassination threat at Mellie's inauguration. the second hour, 'Tick Tock,' covers the inauguration and Olivia's official transformation from white hat to black hat. Here's a recap:
Tonight, we have double the "Scandal" pleasure, with two back-to-back episodes to end Season Six in an epic way. The first hour, "Transfer of Power," focuses on Maya and the assassination threat at Mellie's inauguration. That episode sets up the action in the second hour, "Tick Tock," which covers the inauguration and Olivia's official transformation from white hat to black hat. Here's a recap: Hour 1: "Transfer of Power" The search is on for Maya (Khandi Alexander), Olivia Pope's mom and ruthless terrorist. Jake leads a strike team to an abandoned building where they think they'll find Maya. She's not there, but Jake finds evidence that Maya plans to assassinate Mellie during her inauguration parade. Jake eventually finds Maya and arrests her. OPA thinks that Maya paid someone to kill Mellie, before realizing that Maya herself is the assassin. While questioning her mother, Olivia loses control and starts choking Maya. Jake drags Olivia off of Maya before things go too far. Olivia argues that they should release Maya so she leads them to whoever is controlling her. Ftitz says no, but Jake releases Maya with a tracking chip implanted in her. Quinn reveals to Abby that she is pregnant, but hasn't told her fiance Charlie. Papa Pope argues that Fitz should reinstate B613 under Fitz's control. Papa Pope also feels that Olivia is becoming corrupted by power. Hour 2: "Tick Tock" Olivia and Fitz enjoy one last, steamy romp in the White House residence. On the following day, Mellie...Read more
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