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Referenced in 

The Pelican Brief (1993)
Tony Goldwyn plays Chief of Staff Fletcher Cole mirrors that of the Character Cyrus Rutherford Beene. Beene is the Chief of Staff to President Fitzgerald Thomas Grant III, who is played by none other than Tony Goldwyn.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.56 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Kerry Washington was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for her role on the show
Happy Endings: Fowl Play/Date (2013) (TV Episode)
Penny: "What would Kerry Washington do on 'Scandal'?"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.72 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the show by name.
General Hospital: Episode #1.12853 (2013) (TV Episode)
Olivia Pope mentioned by Felix
Parks and Recreation: Doppelgängers (2013) (TV Episode)
Craig says that he has a DVR full of "Scandal" episodes.
Saturday Night Live: Kerry Washington/Eminem (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Kerry Washington's opening monologue
The Best Man Holiday (2013)
Olivia Pope mentioned
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Leslie Mann/David Koechner/Vince Gill & Paul Franklin (2014) (TV Episode)
a "Jaywalking" participant says that he has done background acting on the show
Saturday Night Live: Melissa McCarthy/Imagine Dragons (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Stefon on Weekend Update
Parks and Recreation: Galentine's Day (2014) (TV Episode)
Donna lists "Scandal" as her favorite TV show.
Faking It: Faking Up Is Hard to Do (2014) (TV Episode)
Olivia Pope mentioned
Undateable: Go for Gary (2014) (TV Episode)
Shelly: "Somebody call Kerry Washington - we got ourselves a scandal!"
Brickleberry: Obamascare (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kerry Washington/Carson Daly/Julian Casablancas & the Voidz (2014) (TV Episode)
Kerry Washington talks about her series, its fans and its upcoming fourth season
Forever: Fountain of Youth (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Emma Stone/Logan Lerman/Sam Smith (2014) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue, Jimmy mentions that Shonda Rhimes is the series' creator
Saturday Night Live: Chris Rock/Prince (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentionen during "How's He Doing?" and the anniversary sketch
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Mole (2014) (TV Episode)
Olivia Pope mentioned
Tosh.0: Wheel of Fortune (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Mark Ruffalo/Stephen Merchant/Romeo Santos (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy in his opening monologue
Bob's Burgers: Father of the Bob (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Hell's Kitchen: 5 Chefs Compete (2014) (TV Episode)
Title appears on-screen when Bellamy is shown
Hot in Cleveland: Out of Our Minds (2014) (TV Episode)
the show and Olivia Pope are mentioned by name
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 11 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg reads the list of the 10 most-discussed TV shows on Facebook in 2014
The Comeback: Valerie Gets What She Really Wants (2014) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien references the show when speaking about Shonda Rimes in his opening monologue.
Open Heart: Private Eyes (2015) (TV Episode)
Mikayla mentions by name.
Undateable: A Japanese Businessman Walks Into a Bar (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Justin
Undateable: Candace's Boyfriend Walks Into a Bar (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Justin
Your Family or Mine: The Durnins (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Scream: The TV Series: Hello, Emma. (2015) (TV Episode)
TV Show is referenced
After Paradise: Scandal's Katie Lowes and Josh Malina (2015) (TV Episode)
Chris introduces Katie and Joshua as being from the TV show Scandal
Honest Trailers: Fantastic Four (2005) (2015) (TV Episode)
Kerry Washington's character is called 'Scandalous'
The Women's Football Show: Episode #3.7 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Eni.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 17 September 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg says his wife watches this series
The Andrew Klavan Show: The Court Jester (2015) (TV Episode)
Andrew Klavan mentions the series by name while discussing the Emmys.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Olivia Wilde/Fred Savage/Walk the Moon (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy contrasts Olivia Pope with Pope Francis, using stills from the series
Undateable: A Will They Walks Into a Bar (2015) (TV Episode)
Danny deleted an episode of Scandal
Last Man Standing: Ping-Pong (2015) (TV Episode)
Eve mentions that Vanessa loves the show 'Scandal'
Transparent: Cherry Blossoms (2015) (TV Episode)
Shelly mentions the show by name as she is channel surfing.
Degrassi: Next Class: #NoFilter (2016) (TV Episode)
Zoe says "Scandal" should be Grace's favorite show.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Christian Slater/Retta/Sam Hunt/Matt Sorum (2016) (TV Episode)
Retta mentions being a fan of the series
Superstore: Wedding Day Sale (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Melissa McCarthy/Kanye West (2016) (TV Episode)
Kerry Washtington having a show on ABC is mentioned during The Day Beyoncé Turned Black
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Bobby Cannavale/David Remnick/New Yorker Cartoons (2016) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions that Hillary Clinton visited the set of the series
Jane the Virgin: Chapter Thirty-Six (2016) (TV Episode)
The TV show Jane and Michael watch together; the police station flashback in the style of Scandal; Jane giving "Olivia Pope" as a false name
The Bachelor: The Women Tell All (2016) (TV Episode)
Jubilee is compared to Olivia Pope
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Anna Wintour/Eve/The Last Shadow Puppets/Fab Moretti (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth during the monologue
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.112 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as the correct answer to a question about the TV drama in which actor Kerry Washington plays Olivia Pope asked during the Final Chase.
After Paradise: Katie Lowes/Adam Shapiro (2016) (TV Episode)
Show mentioned when Katie is introduced
Difficult People: Cedar Cove (2016) (TV Episode)
Billy mentions the series
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.40 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "TV Shows by Episodes" category
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: President-Elect Trump (2016) (TV Episode)
John calls Chris Christie "more synonymous with scandal than Shonda Rhimes"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: First Lady Michelle Obama/Stevie Wonder (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy in the monologue
Schitt's Creek: The Throuple (2017) (TV Episode)
Alexis mentions the show by name.
I Be Geniusen Stuff: Scandal S5 (2017) (TV Episode)
Review
Grace and Frankie: The Alert (2017) (TV Episode)
Brienne asks her prostitute if he watches this show.
Talk Show the Game Show: She Ready, Boo! (2017) (TV Episode)
Guy Branum and Dan Bucatinsky both mention this television show by name
Talk Show the Game Show: She Ready, Boo! (2017) (TV Episode)
Guy Branum and Dan Bucatinsky both mention this television show by name
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Michelle Pfeiffer/Kyle MacLachlan/Mark Normand (2017) (TV Episode)
Jimmy comments on the upcoming final season
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Matthew Perry/Jon Glaser/Fall Out Boy (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy as he announces Kerry Washington as the following night's guest
Broad City: Twaining Day (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Abbi
Broad City: Florida (2017) (TV Episode)
Lincoln is seen watching this show
Hell's Kitchen: Catch of the Day (2017) (TV Episode)
title on-screen when Dan Bucatinsky appears
I Be Geniusen Stuff: Scandal S6 (2017) (TV Episode)
Review
Superstore: Viral Video (2018) (TV Episode)
Dina says she feels like that girl from this show
How to Get Away with Murder: Lahey v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (2018) (TV Episode)
Olivia Pope appears in part two of a crossover that begin on Scandal: Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself (2018).
Orange Is the New Black: Double Trouble (2018) (TV Episode)
Suzanne quotes the series.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Cornelius Smith Jr. (2018) (TV Episode)
Aisha mentions that Cornelius Smith Jr. was on the show.
Charmed: Exorcise Your Demons (2018) (TV Episode)
Mel compares Charity to Olivia Pope.
Hell's Kitchen: Hot Potato (2018) (TV Episode)
title on-screen when Cornelius Smith Jr. appears
I Be Geniusen Stuff: Scandal S7 (2018) (TV Episode)
Review
Euphoria: Made You Look (2019) (TV Episode)
A clip of the show is shown on her laptop.

Featured in 

Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.163 (2012) (TV Episode)
A clip of the show featuring guest Kerry Washington is shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.70 (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip from the show is shown.
2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Award presentation for outstanding guest actor in a drama series.
The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for outstanding lead actress in a drama series and outstanding guest actor in a drama series.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.173 (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip of the show featuring guest Kerry Washington is shown.
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for Kerry Washington.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Kerry Washington/Michael C. Hall/Joe Hill (2014) (TV Episode)
Seth shows a clip from Kerry Washington's series
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Kevin Costner/Portia de Rossi/David Frei (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth shows a clip from Portia de Rossi's series
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Dressed TV Characters (2015) (TV Episode)
Olivia Pope is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Current Network TV Shows (2015) (TV Episode)
Scandal is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst TV Parents (2015) (TV Episode)
Rowan 'Eli' Pope gets a dishonorable mention.
Carmilla: Enter the Lugenbaron (2015) (TV Episode)
Laura is watching the show.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Idris Elba/Tony Goldwyn/Pete Davidson (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth shows a clip from Tony Goldwyn's series
MsMojo: Top 10 Shonda Rhimes TV Characters (2016) (TV Episode)
Huck Finn is #10. Melllie Grant is #8. Olivia Pope is #2.
MsMojo: Top 10 Most Fashionable TV Shows of All Time (2016) (TV Episode)
Scandal is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Television Characters of the 2010s (2016) (TV Episode)
Mellie Grant is #10.
MsMojo: Top 10 Lead Female Drama TV Characters (2016) (TV Episode)
Olivia Pope is #8.
MsMojo: Top 10 Worst TV Husbands (2016) (TV Episode)
Fitz Grant is #7.
MsMojo: Top 10 Heartbreaking Scenes in TV Dramas (2016) (TV Episode)
Cyrus Breaks Down gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Most Powerful Female Characters on TV (2016) (TV Episode)
Olivia Pope is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sexiest Female Characters in TV Dramas (2017) (TV Episode)
Olivia Pope is #5.
MsMojo: Top 10 Best TV Moments of 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
The moment when Quinn almost dies gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Shows Everyone Spoiled (2018) (TV Episode)
Scandal is #8.
MsMojo: Top 10 Forbidden TV Romances (2018) (TV Episode)
The romance between Olivia Pope & Fitz Grant is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Political Dramas (2018) (TV Episode)
Scandal is #4.
MsMojo: Top 10 TV Couples Who Are Actually Toxic (2019) (TV Episode)
Olivia & Fitz get a dishonorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Most Stylish Female TV Characters (2019) (TV Episode)
Olivia Pope is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Series Finales of All Time (2019) (TV Episode)
Scandal: Over a Cliff (2018) gets a dishonorable mention.

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Lena Dunham/The National (2014) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Scandal" sketch
Hot in Cleveland: Scandalous (2015) (TV Episode)
investigation mirrors the set from Scandal, scene cuts are done like Scandal, and Olivia Pope is mentioned. Also, a suspect is named "Miss Shonda," as in Shonda Rhimes, the creator of "Scandal."

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