Sunday, December 1, 2013
Top Five Favorite "HOUSE OF CARDS" Season One (2013) Episodes
Below is a list of my top five favorite episodes from Season One of Netflix's series, "HOUSE OF CARDS", a remake of the 1990-1995 BBC miniseries trilogy that was based upon Michael Dobbs' 1989 novel. Produced and developed by Beau Willimon, the series stars Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
"TOP FIVE FAVORITE "HOUSE OF CARDS" SEASON ONE (2013) Episodes
1. "Chapter Five" - Congressman Frank Underwood's feud against a union over the Education Bill threatens his wife Claire's charity gala and her own ambitions. And journalist Zoe Barnes mixes work with play.
2. "Chapter Eleven" - Angry at Frank, Claire reconnects with former flame, photojournalist Adam Galloway. And when junior Congressman Peter Russo wrestles with his personal demons and considers confessing his and Frank's sins, the latters decides that he has become a liability that needs to be eliminated.
3. "Chapter Two" - Utilizing Zoe's help, Frank plants a story that loosely ties Michael Kern, the President's pick for Secretary of State, to an anti-Israel editorial that appeared in the college newspaper Kern edited.
4. "Chapter Six" - Frank strikes back at the striking teachers by undermining the credibility of the teachers' union representative, Martin Spinella. Claire is caught off guard by a deathbed confession from one of Frank's personal bodyguards.
5. "Chapter Thirteen" - Frank accepts the recently vacated Vice-President post from the President. Claire learns that she is being sued for wrongful termination by a former employee. And Zoe becomes increasingly aware of Frank's plots in this season finale.