• Season 1 Episode 5
  • Crash and Burn

  • Airdate:05.05.2014.

After a commercial plane crashes, taking the lives of all onboard, Olivia Pope and her "gladiators-in-suits" must defend the pilot from media and airline accusations; meanwhile, when Amanda Tanner goes missing, Huck calls upon his dark past to find her whereabouts, and Fitz seeks the help of the Vice President in order to pass key legislation despite their icy relationship.

series regulars:

    Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope
    Henry Ian Cusick as Stephen Finch
    Columbus Short as Harrison Wright
    Guillermo Diaz as Huck
    Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan
    Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins
    Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant
    Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene

guest cast:

    Kate Burton as Vice President Sally Langston
    Joshua Malina as David Rosen
    Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant
    Matt Letscher as Billy Chambers
    George Newbern as Charlie
    Graham Beckel as Hank Tanner
    Liza Weil as Amanda Tanner
    Brendan Hines as Gideon Wallace
    Darren Pettie as Andrew Mackleson
    Leslie Grossman as Lisa
    Lenora May as Phyllis
    Brian Letscher as Tom
    Stoney Westmoreland as Hal
    Amanda Fuller as Carly

written by:

Mark Wilding

directed by:

Steve Robin