Talk about an awkward lunch date...
When Scandal Season 3 returns with "Ride, Sally, Ride" on February 27, Olivia will walk into a restaurant, plaster a fake smile on her face and sit down alongside... Mellie? Who wants to make a "respectable woman" out of her enemy?!?
Why do we somehow doubt the First Lady has a different motive in mind?
ABC released the following clip via Facebook yesterday and it's our first look at Scandal Season 3 Episode 11. Check it out now:
Remember to watch Scandal online if you need to catch up before this big return and click through the most Scandal-ous Season 3 moments so far now:
1. Handling the Truth
How will Olivia handle it when the truth comes out on Scandal. "A Door Marked Exit" is the tenth episode of the show's third season.
2. A Disturbing Phone Call
Olivia receives a disturbing phone call on Scandal. "Yolo" is the ninth episode of the show's third season.
3. Olivia Cowers
What could make Olivia Pope cower on Scandal? "Yolo" is the ninth episode of the show's third season.
4. Olivia's Hiding
Who is Olivia from on Scandal? "Yolo" is the ninth episode of the show's third season.
5. Olivia, All Alone
Olivia looks on in this scene from Scandal. It's courtesy of "Vermont is for Lovers."
6. Olivia Looks Distraght
Olivia looks distraugh over the latest case on Scandal. "Vermont Is For Lovers Too" is the eighth episode of the show's third season.
7. Olivia Pope at Work
Olivia is at work in this photo from Scandal. It is from the episode "More Cattle, Less Bull."
8. Affecting the White House
Olivia must make an important decision that will have consequences for her relationships with the White House on Scandal. "Icarus" is the sixth episode of the show's third season.
9. A Senatorial Challenge
Even Olivia may be challenged by a photo happy Senator on Scandal. "Say Hello to My Little Friend" is the fourth episode of the show's third season.
10. Olivia Grows Concerned
Olivia looks concerned about things going on at Pope & Associates on Scandal. "Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington" is the third episode of the show's third season.
11. Repairing the Damage
Can Olivia repair the damage that the White House and Pope & Associates have caused on Scandal? "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" is the second episode of the show's third season.
12. Scandal Season 3 Poster
ABC has released the first poster for Scandal Season 3. Olivia's secret is out, folks.
13. News for Olivia
Olivia looks troubled by news Huck is sharing with her here. This is a scene from the Scandal season finale.
14. Olivia at Her Desk
Olivia looks downright depressed in this Scandal scene. It's courtesy of the first season finale.
15. Very Intense Olivia
You really do not want to mess with Olivia Pope. This photo ought to make that obvious.
16. Olivia's Consequences
What will Olivia do if her own team starts to have doubts on Scandal? "Truth or Consequences" is the 12th episode of the show's second season.
17. Olivia on Scandal
Olivia is going through a tough time. This is a photo from the Scandal episode "Spies Like Us."
18. Olivia Worries Over a Secret
Olivia worries over the revelation of a secret on Scandal. "Spies Like Us" is the sixth episode of the show's second season.