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Watch Jimmy Fallon’s Hilarious House of Cards Parody

A dead-on spoof with a shocking twist ending

Jimmy Fallon has already parodied popular TV shows like Breaking Bad and Downton Abbey, so it’s about time he crafted a spoof of House of Cards too. He channels Frank Underwood by busting out his best southern accent, donning a pretty terrible wig and speaking slyly into the camera. Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to your new favorite show: House of Cue Cards.

The spoof features Ellen Barkin as a spot-on Claire Underwood, and also includes an extended reference to Freddy’s Barbecue. Be sure to watch the second installment below, which, in true House of Cards fashion, features a crazy twist ending:


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