Frank Underwood fans from House of Cards got a glimpse of the upcoming episodes in Season 3. Weeks before the premiere of the 3rd season, episodes from the political drama, House of Cards starring Golden Globe winner Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright leaked online.
The third season of House of Cards debuted early on Netflix Wednesday afternoon, and was completely open for viewing full episodes. However, it was pulled off 20 minutes later.
Netflix released a statement following the leak, blaming a technical error: "Due to a technical glitch some Frank Underwood fans got a sneak peak. He'll be back on Netflix on Feb. 27."
The official House of Cards Twitter account joked, "This is Washington. There's always a leak."
This is Washington. There's always a leak. All 13 episodes will launch February 27.— House of Cards (@HouseofCards) February 11, 2015
Here is a sneak peak at the episodes summary from House of Cards Season 3 which were placed under a banner on the site that read "Watch Season 3 on February 27."
Episode one: A rocky start for the Underwood presidency. Frank wants to introduce an ambitious jobs program, while Claire sets her sights on the United Nations.
Episode two: Claire' s UN bid runs into trouble. Frank fights off mutiny with a bold address to the country.
Episode three: The Russian President's state visit becomes a Cold War of wills and some punks heat things up.
Episode four: Claire bypasses Russia at the UN. Frank tries to outmaneuver a potential challenger and ends up face to face with a higher power.
Episode five: Frank declares war on Congress to jumpstart his jobs program. Claire spars with the Russian ambassador.
Episode six: Frank and Claire travel to Moscow to negotiate the return of an imprisoned US citizen. Claire takes a stand that jeopardizes their plans.
Episode seven: The damage is done, and the Underwoods must repair it, but deep wounds don't heal fast and sometimes not at all.
Episode eight: A hurricane endangers more than just the entire East Coast, and Frank must make a difficult choice.
Episode nine: The Jordan Valley erupts in chaos just as Frank's campaign is picking up steam. Claire gets disturbing intel and counsels him.
Episode 10: Frank needs to deal with Petrov one on one, while Claire tries to preserve the peacekeeping mission. Sacrifices must be made.