Traditional television networks, terrified that they may be aboard the Titanic en route for an iceberg, will attempt to steer their ship to safety the only way they know how: by producing knockoffs. Here are the top 10 ripoffs we'd most like to see.
House of Cards is about accumulation of power, and the will to do something with it. The catchphrase is, "Bad, but for a greater good." But is that really the case? Do the ends justify the means? And exactly what ends are we talking about?
The early arc of "House of Cards" shows Francis (Kevin Spacey) taking out his enemies like so many unfortunate ducks in a barrel. You can't picture this guy giving a damn about lost ducks wandering into his back yard, a la Tony Soprano.