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House of Cards...any good?

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Overseasmom100 Mon 10-Aug-20 20:31:20

Is this worth starting to watch?

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Cocolapew Mon 10-Aug-20 20:32:05

Yes it's great.

Frazzled2207 Mon 10-Aug-20 20:32:49

Ooh yes . Although I thought it was taken off netflix due to Kevin Spacey.
The first couple of seasons are really really good, then as with most things it goes downhill. Only if you like political dramas though.

Saucery Mon 10-Aug-20 20:36:18

I didn’t like one plot arc. No spoilers, but I found it extremely distasteful and I was unable to watch any more.

RedStreetMonument Mon 10-Aug-20 20:39:55

The original one is brilliant.

The Netflix one starts well but runs out of steam.

ruabon Mon 10-Aug-20 20:40:54

I could not watch anything with Kevin Spacey, feel somehow dirty having seen him play Richard III at the theatre.

Any political drama becomes out of date very quickly.

ClaireUnderwoodforPresident Mon 10-Aug-20 20:48:51

As per my username - yes! We loved it. wink

ListeningQuietly Mon 10-Aug-20 20:51:00

UK original is WONDERFUL

wildcherries Mon 10-Aug-20 20:57:05

The first two seasons were really very good. Then it went a bit downhill. I didn't like the last series or the ending. But that's me. Give it a go if you like political drama. The UK one, though, is pretty perfect TV.

TinySongstress Mon 10-Aug-20 21:01:41

I thought it was brilliant!

Kolo Mon 10-Aug-20 21:01:49

I'm really jealous of you being able to watch it for the first time. It's excellent.

AnneLovesGilbert Mon 10-Aug-20 21:07:07

The original is excellent.

The Kevin Spacey one is brilliant in places but there’s a really seedy nasty unpleasantness running through it that is deeply distasteful. There are scenes I wish I hadn’t seen that have stayed with me. The looking at the camera thing really irritated me too.

Give it a go, you can stop anytime!

JillGoodacre Mon 10-Aug-20 21:08:00

But the last season was ridiculous

Greywind1523 Mon 10-Aug-20 21:10:41

I’ve seen the first few seasons of the Kevin Spacey one but found it got progressively worse. I didn’t bother continuing as I was already losing interest as the KS drama began to be reported.

YellowandGreenToBeSeen Mon 10-Aug-20 21:13:56

It’s great but if you want a seriously good US political drama (and you’ve not seen it), the The West Wing is the best political drama series ever made. Hasn’t dated either.

CathyorClaire Mon 10-Aug-20 21:17:28

People think the original is great but I couldn't possibly comment...

The remake is good but the last season sucks.

RedStreetMonument Mon 10-Aug-20 21:19:21


People think the original is great but I couldn't possibly comment...

The remake is good but the last season sucks.


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