What with DVRs and everything, TV air dates are no longer quite as exciting as they used to be. Missed it the first time? Just watch it the next day. There's plenty of time.
Of course that all goes out the window when you're talking about House of Cards. People, you've got to block out an entire weekend for a binge-watching session. There is no "Oh, I'll get to it when I can." There is no "Gee, I can't wait until next week's episode." It's instant gratification delivered in one bleary-eyed, spine-tingling, please-just-one-more gulp. And, it's going to take a good chunk of time.
So, here's what you need to do: Watch the show's short and frighteningly mute release date teaser below. Then, go through your calendar and block out February 27 and a day or two after that. Vacations can be cancelled, weddings can be postponed, and babies can be induced. We're kidding, of course — but not really.
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