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Halt and Catch Fire


  • AMC
  • 43 mins
  • 43 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama

In the early 1980s a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy combine to confront the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional lives will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the changing culture in Texas' Silicon Prairie.

10 episodes

A look back at the timeframe in which the show takes place and recreating it for television, with inside looks at wardrobe, set design, straddling 70s and 80s design, the show's color palette, and more.

A look at the "Silicon Prairie" setting outside of Dallas, the underlying Western motifs, and character arcs.

A look at the burgeoning computer industry in Texas, the crew's real life experiences with the time and technology, ensuring technological and period accuracy, real world references, and more.

Episode-by episode summaries and discussions. Included are Episode 101 (5:44), Episode 102 (5:04), Episode 103 (5:02), Episode 104 (5:15), Episode 105 (5:09), Episode 106 (5:21), Episode 107 (5:26), Episode 108 (5:13), Episode 109 (6:13), and Episode 110 (6:08).

Special 5 A Look at Season 2

  • 2015-05-22T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

Go behind the scenes for a look at what’s in store in Season 2 of Halt and Catch Fire.

Take a tour of the Mutiny House with Mackenzie Davis and Kerry Bishé.

Lee Pace and Scoot McNairy give fans a tour of the various locations that make up the Halt and Catch Fire soundstage.