Scandal's series finale will air on April 19, and if you're freaking, don't worry — you are not alone. The end of the show is already causing such emotional turmoil that if you're re-watching episodes to try to feel better, you might only make things worse. The best thing you can do is watch movies that are like Scandal so that you realize how many options are out there for alternative entertainment. Consider it as weaning off of the series, because, let's face it —as sad as it is, you need to learn about the other shows and movies that exist in the world besides Olivia Pope's D.C. escapades.
When Kerry Washington posted a photo on Instagram from her last day on set, fans wrote comments which said things like, "I’m not sure what happens to my life after the season finale." It's always the worst feeling when your favorite show goes off the air, but before you despair over the upcoming changes, take heart in the fact that you have a whole list of movies to discover that'll remind you of the show and share certain qualities with Scandal you'll instantly recognize. Whether you love the seriesfor the political controversies, the secrets, the forbidden romances, the power struggles, or the emotional impact, these films will be right up your alley. So wipe your tears, put on a movie, and in the words of Olivia Pope, handle it.