Why House of Cards is Better Off Without Kevin Spacey

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Why House of Cards is Better Off Without Kevin Spacey

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etflix today has replaced the television in our homes. But even as recently as five years ago, that wasn’t the case. Netflix wasn’t so precious to us – we thought of it as an online video library featuring a smattering of shows and films easily available on Star Movies and HBO. It needed something special, something that would make us shell out 500 bucks on a subscription instead of a Subway sandwich. And that something special was the show which airs its final season today, House of Cards.

House of Cards was Netflix’s first award-winning original show, and all those Emmys and Golden Globes made the streaming service irresistible.

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