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Halt and Catch Fire

Season 1 2014

  • 2014-06-01T21:00:00-04:00 on AMC
  • 43 mins
  • 7 hours, 8 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama

In 1983, personal computing was anyone's game. Navigating the thin line between visionary and fraud, genius and delusion, an unlikely trio - a visionary, an engineer, and a prodigy - take personal and professional risks in the race to build a computer that will change the world as they know it. The battle for CTRL begins.

10 episodes

1x01 I/O

  • Series Premiere

    2014-06-01T21:00:00-04:00 — 47 mins

Cardiff Electric gets a new employee. He's apparently worked for the likes of IBM. But after he gets the new job, it's clear that he is not exactly what he claims to be.

1x02 FUD

  • 2014-06-08T21:00:00-04:00 — 43 mins

After surviving a visit from IBM, Joe's team must overcome internal differences and begin the technical feat of building the new machine.

1x03 High Plains Hardware

  • 2014-06-15T21:00:00-04:00 — 42 mins

Gordon and Cameron struggle to make Joe's vision a reality; Joe and Bosworth seek the funds to make the new machine.

1x04 Close to the Metal

  • 2014-06-22T21:00:00-04:00 — 43 mins

As Cameron nears completion of the BIOS, a crisis threatens the project's future and requires all hands on deck to save the machine.

1x05 Adventure

  • 2014-06-29T21:00:00-04:00 — 43 mins

Cameron bristles under a new manager as Joe and Gordon attempt to procure a key piece of new technology for the computer.

1x06 Landfall

  • 2014-07-06T21:00:00-04:00 — 42 mins

A breakthrough by Cameron places her at odds with Gordon, leaving Joe to make a tough decision. Meanwhile, Hurricane Alicia spurs some personal revelations.

1x07 Giant

  • 2014-07-13T21:00:00-04:00 — 42 mins

A visitor from Joe's past threatens his newfound connection with Cameron. Meanwhile, with Donna out of town, the toll of Gordon's work catches up with him.

1x08 The 214s

  • 2014-07-20T21:00:00-04:00 — 42 mins

Scandal hits Cardiff Electric as the team finalizes preparations for COMDEX. Meanwhile, Bosworth makes a sacrifice for the good of the PC program.

1x09 Up Helly Aa

  • 2014-07-27T21:00:00-04:00 — 42 mins

Unforeseen opponents and new complications threaten to derail the Cardiff Electric team's work at COMDEX.

1x10 1984

  • 2014-08-03T21:00:00-04:00 — 42 mins

As Gordon and Joe prepare to ship the Giant, a suspicious defect calls their partnership into question. Cameron takes her future into her own hands.