The Capitol is under quarantine when white powder is found in a letter. This occurs during Francis' meeting with Donald Blythe and leads to them being stuck in the office for over four hours. Claire gets interviewed on live television where she is questioned for her decision of not having children. Jackie wins more votes for the bill. Written by
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At the end of this episode, Frank sings a Southern ballad to Claire ("Pretty Polly"). Although the beginning of the song is romantic, the lyrics go on to describe a sexual assault and murder--ironic given the content of this episode. See more
Claire Underwood's television interview is shot with Red Epic cameras, the same camera system used for the principal photography of the show. While not impossible, it is highly unlikely that a broadcast crew would use Red cameras as they are intended for narrative film and television use where the camera is only rolling for a few minutes at a time rather than a live broadcast. See more
If we never did anything we shouldn't do, we'd never feel good about doing the things we should.