'House of Cards' Season 1 episode 11: Things fall apart

"House of Cards" returns for Season 2 on Netflix on Friday, Feb. 14 -- happy Valentine's Day, right? -- and in preparation, Zap2it is taking a quick look back at the first season. Wednesday's (Feb. 12) "Chapter 11" is up next.Where we are:"Chapter 11" is an interesting episode. The first time watching "House of Cards" Season 1, we were delighted at the breadth of Frank's machinations and also a clear demonstration of just how far he's willing to go in his rise to power. However, upon subsequent viewings, it occurs to us that "Chapter 11" actually makes very little sense in the context of the season -- and it easily could have been a perfectly-executed turn of events. In the opening few minutes of the episode, Frank reveals via one of his patented audience addresses that he was planning all along to maneuver himself into the vice-presidency. Which seems amazing as his entire plan is...


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