09/23/2013 05:16 pm ET Updated Nov 23, 2013

'Scandal' 101: Catch Up On The First Two Seasons In Under 7 Minutes (VIDEO)


"Scandal" 101 is here!

Whether you're a tried-and-true Gladiator or working on your catch-up before Season 3 premieres (Thurs., Oct. 3 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC), this "Scandal" recap video reminds us of all the awesomeness the Shonda Rhimes drama has packed into two short seasons.

(And if you're a total newbie, wondering if it's too late to get on board, it's not ... just beware of spoilers because it's way to twisty-and-turny to be spoiled!)

Watch the video, below, now to see what Olivia Pope & Associates has accomplished so far, and tell us: What are you most looking forward to in Season 3?

"Scandal" Season 3 premieres Thurs., Oct. 3 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.