Another great episode! As previously mentioned, the chemistry between Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn is AH-MAY-ZING! It's absolutely pivotal in selling this show in such a deep, emotional, heartfelt, REAL way. I mean, had Olivia and Fitz been cast with different actors who didn't connect on so many levels and sell it as they have, we'd all be coming here to complain "I'm sorry but I do not at all get what these two see in each other, I'm not buyin it!!!" but instead we're all like "whoa... this is hot... and this is deep... and THIS is the backbone of the entire show".
Looked to me that Gideon was stabbed in the jugular - I mean so much blood so quickly as he was lying on the floor. I don't think Quinn can save him. Not sure why Olivia hired her but I think we'll find out next week. It seems they tried to wrap up as many critical/pivotal loose ends as possible should the show not make it beyond these initial 6 episodes but still leave plenty of room for future storylines should they get picked up for another season. I'm lovin it.
And I was not at all surprised to learn all we did about Billy... it felt kind of validating actually! LOL! I had the same question as Olivia about why "they" waited 2 years to out that recording but it made perfect sense when Fitz told her "they needed a body". It wasn't until they had someone to supposedly connect it to and "they" thought they had it with Amanda.
The First Lady is something else... sum-thing-elze!