Our House of Cards podcast marathon continues with coverage of episodes 5 – 8. While John continues to enjoy the plotting and scheming by the Underwoods, I begin to have a problem with how easily the power couple is able to manipulate everyone.
In this episode we discuss the following events:
Season 2, Episode 5 “Chapter Eighteen” – Seth Grayson enters the picture and uncovers the holes in Claire’s story, Lucas gets arrested, and Claire uses the First Lady to gain support of her cause.
Season 2, Episode 6 “Chapter Nineteen” – Claire continues to manipulate Tricia and Christine, Lucas looks for allies, Rachel finds a friend, Jackie and Remy begin a romantic relationship, and an energy crisis puts Frank and Tusk at odds again.
Season 2, Episode 7 “Chapter Twenty” – Frank discovers the source of the Republicans’ large donations, Seth Grayson solidifies his position in the Underwood’s camp and gets rid of Connor, and Freddy gets attention.
Season 2, Episode 8 “Chapter Twenty-One” – Remy gets dirt on Claire, Rachel begins a romantic relationship with Liz, Linda becomes a casualty in Frank’s plan to stop the Republican’s money infusion.