Just finished season 2 of HOC. While I really like the show, some parts just seem so "jump the shark" like. For example...all of a sudden Rachel becomes a lesbian because she made a friend after getting out of a terrible life of prostitution. I think a former HS writer came up with that one. Second, the secret service agent does a three way with the VP and his wife. Come on, never going to happen. I think Kevin Spacey came up with that plot. And then the biggest issue of all is how much influence the VP has over all of the Congress and White House. With the exception of Dick Chaney who exerted influence over the war in Iraq no other VP has ever had that much control or influence. I have a hard time buying it. Your thoughts? Howard related because I think he watches the show.