Spoilers ahead for the fourth season of Scandal.
Scandal‘s fourth season was filled with so many twists and turns that it might be easier to tell you what didn’t happen. The latest trials and tribulations of Olivia Pope’s life included the surprising return of a familiar face, an auction on the black market for a kidnapped Olivia and more wonderfully frightening monologues from Rowan Pope.
To catch up on everything you need to know before Scandal‘s fifth season premieres on Sept. 24 on ABC, watch EW’s Marc Snetiker fill you in on last season’s craziest twist and turns. And for more of a Shondaland fix, watch EW’s refresher for season 1 of How to Get Away with Murder and check out EW’s Shondaland cover.