'Scandal' relationships cheat sheet: An infographic

kerry-washington-scandal-season-3-abc.jpgWith the "Scandal" Season 3 premiere right around the corner, it might be necessary for all the Gladiators out there to study up on the buzzy ABC drama. So, Zap2it has your back, putting together a cheat sheet for all the twisty relationships between Olivia Pope ( Kerry Washington) and the series' myriad other characters.

Who was part of Defiance? Who tried to kill who -- and who hired them to do it? And -- most importantly -- who's sleeping with who? We've got them all here for you. It's a wicked web that "Scandal" weaves. Luckily, it's also a ridiculously entertaining one.

Take a look:

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Don't miss the "Scandal" Season 3 premiere Thursday night (Oct. 3) at 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.


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