Spoiler alert: The Underwoods are the definition of a tough crowd

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House of Cards’ devious duo Frank and Claire Underwood might not be the best audience for a stand-up set.

Jerry Seinfeld learns as much in the latest teaser for his new stand-up special Jerry Before Seinfeld in which he visits the Oval Office to perform some jokes for Netflix’s First Couple. Spoiler alert: Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright’s on-screen counterparts are the definition of a tough crowd and seem unfazed by the comedian’s jokes about chopsticks, skywriting, and cotton balls.

Watch Seinfeld’s teaser below:

This new clip is part of the streaming service’s latest “Netflix Is a Joke” campaign, which was launched during Sunday’s Emmys. Directed by comedian Neal Brennan, the first promo showed Seinfeld, Ellen DeGeneres, Dave Chappelle, and Chris Rock popping into House of Cards, Orange Is the New Black, Stranger Things, and The Crown, and turning theminto veritable yuck-fests. (The other three comics also have forthcoming stand-up specials on the streamer).

Jerry Before Seinfeld is available to stream on Netflix now.

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House of Cards

Ballots, betrayal, and barbecue combine in Netflix’s original drama, which stars Kevin Spacey as cunning congressman Frank Underwood and Robin Wright as his equally ruthless Lady Macbeth. Based on a 1990 BBC serial of the same name.

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