House of Cards (2013–2018)
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Chapter 51 

Frank asks Conway to help deal with extremists threatening to murder hostages. Tom Hammerschmidt digs deeper into the allegations against Frank.


Jakob Verbruggen


Michael Dobbs (based on the novels by), Andrew Davies (based on the mini-series by) | 6 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Spacey ... Francis Underwood
Robin Wright ... Claire Underwood
Michael Kelly ... Doug Stamper
Mahershala Ali ... Remy Danton
Molly Parker ... Jackie Sharp
Derek Cecil ... Seth Grayson
Neve Campbell ... Leann Harvey
Boris McGiver ... Tom Hammerschmidt
Paul Sparks ... Thomas Yates
Joel Kinnaman ... Will Conway
Dominique McElligott ... Hannah Conway
Colm Feore ... General Brockhart
Damian Young ... Aidan Macallan
Andrew Polk ... Harry Marshall
Jeremy Holm ... Nathan Green


Frank asks Conway to help deal with extremists threatening to murder hostages. Tom Hammerschmidt digs deeper into the allegations against Frank.

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When Conway records one of his movies for his followers, he is clearly using a Samsung phone. With Claire using an iPhone and several Apple products in use by her, Frank and Doug Stamper, the battle for the White House is perhaps mirrored by the battle between iPhones and Samsungs. See more »


Hannah Conway: Do you regret it, not having children? Oh, I'm sorry. That's too personal.
Claire Underwood: Do you ever regret having them?
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A Shiver of Sharks
21 March 2016 | by wisely_saidSee all my reviews

There is always blood in the water when you watch House of Cards but for a different reason this time.

Shark #1. The "terrorists" are blonde Tennessee boys.

Really? REALLY???

House of Cards has been so well done I think the fact that these Underwood snakes are Democrats was beginning to bleed over into the real world and they needed to do an extra hit on flyover country in time for the 2016 election. Maybe they should have just made the terrorists sharks so they could jump over them in full view of God and everybody and be done with it.

Shark #2. The family of an opposing candidate would come spend the night in the White House? During a campaign? Really? Really?? I laughed and laughed when FLOTUS-wannabe gave that dreamy love speech to the Claire. Give me a break.

Shark #3. A member of the mainstream media is going to do something to hurt a Democrat candidate? I laughed until I cried.

These three sharks are all swarming around the previous shark: Claire running for VP.

This episode was a HUGE disappointment and far below what I expect from the series.

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4 March 2016 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital



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1.85 : 1
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