While Frank is concerned with his plummeting approval ratings, Claire sets her sights on being Ambassador to the U.N. and Doug tries to deal with his injuries.
Frank's powers of persuasion over Russian President Viktor Petrov seem lacking when it comes to his Middle East peace plan. Meanwhile, Doug forces Gavin Orsay to locate a missing person.
When Frank and Claire visit Moscow, not everything goes entirely to plan.
In an attempt to fix the cracks growing in their relationship, Frank and Claire renew their vows.
Claire's peace plan is in shatters after a group of Russian soldiers are apparently killed in an explosion. Meanwhile, Doug is told that Rachel is dead, which causes him to hit the bottle.moreless
Frank makes a deal with Petrov, but Claire is the casualty. Meanwhile, Doug reaches out to his brother.
Will refuses to reveal the source of stolen government documents even though he could go to jail for contempt. Meanwhile, Sloan and Mac search for a last-minute buyer for ACN when Charlie's had it with Lucas; and Hallie's new job puts a strain on her relationship with Jim.moreless
Will is in for a surprise at the White House Correspondents' Dinner; Leona and Reese scramble to raise money to halt Blair and Randy's takeover; Charlie shares ideas with an ACN suitor; Maggie's scoop on the EPA gets air time on "News Night"; Sloan and Don try to keep their romance a secret from a new HR executive.moreless
Rebecca defends ACN again as another lawsuit looms; Neal could be in trouble after a dangerous leak; Charlie and Leona confront a hostile takeover attempt by Reese's half-siblings; Sloan worries that Don has crossed an ethical line; Hallie regrets a late-night tweet; Maggie weighs the pros and cons of eavesdropping.moreless
Francis's relationship Tusk becomes strained as tension with China escalates. Meanwhile, he must face down the Senate Republicans.
While Francis is forced to stay in the Capitol with Donald Blythe, Claire gives an explosive interview.
While the Underwoods gain a mysterious new ally, Francis open negotiations with a Chinese billionaire. Meanwhile, Lucas attempts to expose the Vice President.
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.
A deranged playwright who kills critics escapes from lockup, and Shawn and Gus must find him before he murders again. The case, however, takes a musical turn.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the gang tries to make amends with those they have wronged in the past.
Reese and Finch try to help a billionaire tech magnate only to discover that doing so may compromise their existence when he sets out to find out who they really are and what they know.moreless
Lloyd follows up on a clue regarding Damien with detrimental results. The rest of the team are assigned to find Max Morris, a former circus performer and talented escape artist.
The guys knuckle down to help a frantic Ray get his kidnapped daughter back from Damien.
An ex navy seal with mental health issues violently escapes from prison, his mind set on revenge against his former government contractor employer. The team set out to catch him, and maybe figure out where his paranoia originates.moreless
A convict who can no longer take the abuse he gets from a guard escapes to find the love of his life, Lorraine. Lorraine has told him that she loves him and will wait for him even though he is serving a life sentence for killing her abusive father. Upon realising that she was lying and has actually moved on with her life, he kidnaps her.moreless
The team hunt a female fugitive, who may have been assisted by a prison volunteer.
The team investigates how a jailed convict managed to execute the perfect crime without leaving prison.