As Mellie and Fitz finally have a private moment after the ceremony, she apologizes to him about her actions from season 4. Liv always lies to Abby! While we’re only three episodes in, and I can’t fully define what the tone is, so far we’re getting much deeper into the characters. And Olitz got jiggy with it on the White House terrace. Throw in the word “former” and we officially have foreshadowing for what pundits could be saying for years. A newspaper cover, however, sparked a brainstorm, and then, just as the princess’ body was being loaded onto the royal plane during the queen’s farewell, the prince revealed to the queen that Olivia told him everything, because the non-disclosure didn’t apply to him. Olivia brought the findings to the Queen, who ordered that there be no investigation. Why? They are a lovely young couple that the media is obsessed with, and they are followed constantly by the paparazzi. Yes, politics makes for really hot bedfellows. She was adored by the public.
President Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn): Loses his mind when Olivia is kidnapped and becomes willing to sink to some extreme lows to save her life.
“It’s not what I thought it was going to be”, she said. Sure, I am no stranger to princess fantasies, and childlike sense of wonder with fairytales, but where is my Abby? I don’t know! Cyrus is going to go through a tough time. He used a device to hack into the system of the auto and case the fatal crash. The bodyguard she was having an affair with. Were the Princess Diana allegories too heavy handed? Someone wanted the Princess dead! Actually the princess was assassinated because of her affair. As the Queen insists that her son is innocent, Olivia realizes that the Queen herself was responsible for the murder. The Princess was pregnant. The horror! Simply, Fitz and Olivia have been back together for a few days at best, perhaps they should focus on rebuilding their relationship in private before the parade it in front of the public and demand they accept it. So it’s only natural to think Sally’s speech might be about them: “A commoner, an all-American girl”, who leaves her normal life for one with a prince. How Fitz and Olivia can possibly navigate their relationship and a future together with all the forces weighing on them – and with Mellie’s will and brilliance and ambition and heartbreak influencing that. Speaking of takedowns, Mellie and Fitz’s partnership is over once he learns that she inadvertently had the busload of jurors in the B613 trial killed. This means that the pilot for the upcoming installment will feature an encounter between the president and the vice president of the United States.
This creates some tension between Olivia and Fitz as he was given the opportunity to prosecute his royal guests but chose not to due to political reasons.
Apparently, because Liv and Fitz are back on the balcony of The White House. Meanwhile, Abby tried to keep Sally at bay, as she was convinced something was up between the First Couple. If you remember back to the election fraud when they stole his first election, after coming back from that and winning his second election, he basically has tried very hard to just live in the truth and he’s just been unable to.