The team members desperately search the city when they learn that someone from their past is targeting one of their own. Meanwhile, operational psychologist Nate Getz visits Nell to help her through a traumatic experience.moreless
Walt seeks closure for his wife's murder and Henry's case. Meanwhile, Branch is suspended but continues to investigate Jacob Nighthorse.
While Walt makes a breakthrough in the David Ridges case, Branch's conduct is worrisome. Henry has a setback in his trial. Vic decides what her future will be.
Walt deals with the repercussions from Henry's arrest and Branch's shooting. Looking for the shooter proves complicated when Branch reveals who shot him.
While Francis sets his sights on China, Claire must revisit her past.
Francis's relationship Tusk becomes strained as tension with China escalates. Meanwhile, he must face down the Senate Republicans.
While the Underwoods gain a mysterious new ally, Francis open negotiations with a Chinese billionaire. Meanwhile, Lucas attempts to expose the Vice President.
Despite being in the middle of an energy crisis, Francis ends his pact with Tusk. Meanwhile, Stamper becomes closer to Rachel and Lucas has to make a hard choice.
While the Underwoods grow closer to the Walkers, Francis and Tusk declare war.
As well as having to deal with Tusk, Francis confronts Linda Vasquez. Meanwhile, Claire becomes a key influence on Tricia Walker.
Tusk engineers a scandal for the Underwoods, which even draws in Freddy.
Having to deal with a military crisis abroad and issues at home, Francis decides to remove the Tusk problem permanently. Meanwhile, Jackie Sharp and Claire have a run-in.
Francis must face being questioned by a Special Prosecutor. Meanwhile, Stamper must face some truths and Remy Danton attempts not to choose sides.
Francis discovers that he has been shut out and Claire finds that she must sacrifice something dear to her. Meanwhile, Stamper attempts to get back on top of things.
With an outraged nation, Francis could have to step down. Meanwhile, Claire experiences the consequences of their actions and Stamper rushes to tie up any loose ends.
Contrary Warrior advises Walt about an alleged psychic's murder but it requires interpreting backward clues. Sheriff candidate Branch and Walt face off in a public debate.
When Peggy breaks up with Patrick, Mike tries to reunite them; as a tornado reaches Chicago, Molly and Mike reveal important news to each other.
Lydia Adams and Ruben Robinson search for a John Doe. John Cooper's attempt to rescue Hicks is hampered by past demons. Sammy Bryant weighs telling the truth about the tape. Ben Sherman makes a commitment to Elena while still involved with Brooke.moreless
Molly joins her sister on a spring break road trip to party with Victoria's friends from junior college. Meanwhile, Mike pulls strings with his boss to get special overtime assignments in hopes of making extra money.moreless
Tammi strikes back, which means Sammy Bryant must answer questions from Internal Affairs about their altercation. John Cooper turns to Hicks for a sympathetic ear after a bad day, but he doesn't find one. Ben Sherman enjoys a complicated love life. Lydia Adams investigates a baby's death and is more shaken than she would like to admit.moreless
Following a disagreement with Mike at the mall, Molly goes on a shopping spree.
When Josiah Cairn turns up missing and short a foot, Raylan teams up with Sheriff Shelby to track him down before he bleeds out. Boyd continues to hunt Drew Thompson.
When the Marshals take over the Drew Peterson case, the hunt to find him accelerates for Raylan and the Detroit mobsters, leading to a sticky situation for Raylan and Boyd Crowder. Meanwhile, Colton's hunt for Ellen May starts to get desperate.moreless
While Janine, Lucas and Zoe get nearer to what is really going on, Francis finds he must alter his plans.
Francis realises that Zoe is now a danger to his plans as he struggles to keep them on track. Meanwhile, Claire is worried about choices she has made in the past and those that she will need to make soon.moreless
Mike is frustrated when Molly's Christmas spirit takes over and starts spending a lot of money. Meanwhile, Victoria new karaoke machine is the main attraction at the Flynn home, and Peggy forces Mike and Molly to spend Christmas Eve with her and the Captain at church.moreless
Mike decides to try for a detective position but, even with Molly's encouragement, getting ready for the exam stresses them both out.
Mike finds himself in a tough spot when his mother begins dating his boss.
Walt investigates the world of underground poker games after the Tribal Council president, who had a gambling problem, is found dead in his car on county land. The list of suspects starts to mount when tribal politics are taken into consideration. Walt feels betrayed when he finds out about Cady and Branch's affair.moreless
A bronc rider, an affair and a secret about a seemingly worthless painting are only a few of the possible motives for why a wealthy beer distributor is found severely beaten. Vic's husband drops in and she makes a great effort to deal with his jealousy of her bond with Walt. Damaging information comes to light that could ruin Branch's campaign.moreless