House of Cards Season 5 Explained

Netflix released the fifth season of its hit show "House of Cards" this week, and it is a doozy. The new season is thrilling, but it can get more than a bit confusing. Many points leave viewers asking, "What just happened?" "Who was that again?" "Wait, WHAT?!" This article will attempt to answer those questions.

This article will cover each episode in a list format. Spoilers for "House of Cards" Season 5 abound, and the "Load More" button should be taken as a spoiler warning. Feel free to skim to whichever episode proved most confusing.

For those who need a refresher, here is PJ Media's snarky synopsis of Seasons 1-4.

Once more, hit "Load More" at your own peril, and enjoy!