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House of Cards

Chapter 1 (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-MA
TV Episode | 55 min | Drama

Congressman Francis Underwood has been declined the chair for Secretary of State. He's now gathering his own team to plot his revenge. Zoe Barnes, a reporter for the Washington Herald, will do anything to get her big break.
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Michael Dobbs (based on the novels by) | Andrew Davies (based on the mini-series by) | Beau Willimon (created for television by)
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Updated Feb 1, 2013

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Feb 1, 2013 (United States)

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8.7 / 10 | 6,266 votes