House of Cards

A dark satire on English politics about a conniving Conservative Party chief whip who tries to unseat the new Prime Minister. Andrew Davies won an Emmy for his script. Based on Michael Dobbs' novel of the same name.

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House of Cards Episode 4 Season 1, Episode 4 Apr 7, 1991 $1.99

As the leadership election looms, Urquhart's leading rivals have been discredited. The truth is beginning to dawn on Mattie, and Urquhart will go to any lengths to prevent her, or anyone else, from finding out what he has done to gain power.

House of Cards Episode 3 Season 1, Episode 3 Apr 8, 1991 $1.99

Collingridge steps down. Mattie suspects the Prime Minister was framed, but she is too emotionally involved with Urquhart to realize he is the culprit. Ironically, Collingridge still has faith in Urquhart and feels he is the only man he can trust.

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As the damaging leak of a draft education bill makes him indispensable to the Walker administration, Francis (Kevin Spacey) enlists Zoe (Kate Mara) in a scheme to undermine the president's nominee for secretary of state.

House of Cards Episode 1 Season 1, Episode 1 Apr 1, 1991 $1.99

The death of the Prime Minister sparks the faithful Party Whip's ambition. The hunt to find a replacement is on, and if Urquhart lends his support to a winner, he could gain a Cabinet position, but backing a loser could cost him everything.

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House of Cards - Season 4
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  • Premiered: November 18, 1990
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: A dark satire on English politics about a conniving Conservative Party chief whip who tries to unseat the new Prime Minister. Andrew Davies won an Emmy for his script. Based on Michael Dobbs' novel of the same name. (more)

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