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Halt and Catch Fire

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  • Ended
  • AMC
  • 2014-06-02T03:00:00+02:00
  • 43 mins
  • 1 day, 5 hours, 29 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.

50 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

  • 2015-05-22T03:00:00+02:00 — 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.

1x01 I/O

  • Series Premiere

    2014-06-02T03:00:00+02:00 — 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

  • 2014-06-09T03:00:00+02:00 — 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

  • 2014-06-16T03:00:00+02:00 — 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

  • 2014-06-23T03:00:00+02:00 — 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

  • 2014-06-30T03:00:00+02:00 — 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

  • 2014-07-07T03:00:00+02:00 — 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

  • 2014-07-14T03:00:00+02:00 — 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

  • 2014-07-21T03:00:00+02:00 — 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

  • 2014-07-28T03:00:00+02:00 — 42 mins

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

1x10 1984

  • 2014-08-04T03:00:00+02:00 — 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.

2x01 SETI

  • Season Premiere

    2015-06-01T03:00:00+02:00 — 42 mins

Cameron and Donna's gaming company, Mutiny, reaches a critical stage; Joe and Gordon are reunited.

2x02 New Coke

  • 2015-06-08T03:00:00+02:00 — 43 mins

Joe begins a new job after meeting Sara's father. Gordon grapples with his newfound freedom. Donna is jolted by Cameron's surprising hire at Mutiny.

2x03 The Way In

  • 2015-06-15T03:00:00+02:00 — 43 mins

The Clarks receive a surprising invitation as Bosworth tries to reconnect with his former life. Meanwhile, a problem from within Mutiny threatens its survival.

2x04 Play with Friends

  • 2015-06-22T03:00:00+02:00 — 45 mins

Joe and Gordon work together to bring about Joe's vision. There is tension between Cameron and Donna.

2x05 Extract and Defend

  • 2015-06-29T03:00:00+02:00 — 42 mins

Cameron and Joe clash, leaving Cameron in a tailspin. Gordon attempts to deal with some difficult news.

2x06 10Broad36

  • 2015-07-06T03:00:00+02:00 — 43 mins

Gordon is back in California, hoping to reconnect with his brother. Joe uses the leverage that he has.

2x07 Working for the Clampdown

  • 2015-07-13T03:00:00+02:00 — 43 mins

Gordon and Donna harbor secrets from one another as Gordon launches a new venture. Meanwhile, at Mutiny, an acquisition puts Cameron's principles to the test.

2x08 Limbo

  • 2015-07-20T03:00:00+02:00 — 42 mins

Cameron and Tom try to come to terms at Mutiny's user picnic. Meanwhile, Gordon searches for answers, as Joe and Sara say goodbye to Dallas.

2x09 Kali

  • 2015-07-27T03:00:00+02:00 — 43 mins

Left reeling by the launch of a rival, Mutiny takes measures to ensure its survival. Meanwhile, Gordon pays a price in an attempt to quell his paranoia.

2x10 Heaven is a Place

  • 2015-08-03T03:00:00+02:00 — 45 mins

When the Clark family descends into crisis, Gordon helps Joe. Cameron envisions a new future for Mutiny.

3x01 Valley of the Heart's Delight

  • Season Premiere

    2016-08-24T03:00:00+02:00 — 43 mins

Donna and Cameron explore their options to expand beyond chat. Gordon settles in at Mutiny and Joe launches his latest product.

3x02 One Way or Another

  • 2016-08-24T03:00:00+02:00 — 42 mins

While Cameron and Donna struggle to find venture capital, Joe hires a key coder, leaving the rest of the team at a loss.

3x03 Flipping the Switch

  • 2016-08-31T03:00:00+02:00 — 41 mins

Tensions rise at the office, as Gordon and Donna's personal life spills into work. Joe meets with the MacMillan board.

3x04 Rules of Honorable Play

  • 2016-09-07T03:00:00+02:00 — 42 mins

Donna and Cameron have a hard time coming to a mutual agreement on their acquisition. Gordon discovers the importance of teamwork through laser tag.

3x05 Yerba Buena

  • 2016-09-14T03:00:00+02:00 — 45 mins

Gordon and Donna decide to treat themselves to a vacation at home instead of camping. Bos and Cameron return to Texas. Ryan and Joe have a revelation.

3x06 And She Was

  • 2016-09-21T03:00:00+02:00 — 43 mins

Tensions rise over an offer to buy Mutiny. Donna has a weekend alone, while Gordon and Cameron bond over video games. Joe has a standoff with the board.

3x07 The Threshold

  • 2016-09-28T03:00:00+02:00 — 46 mins

Joe and Ryan deal with the consequences of Joe's decision. Cam and Donna fight about the future and Gordon has a crisis of conscience.

3x08 You Are Not Safe

  • 2016-10-05T03:00:00+02:00 — 46 mins

Diane, Bos, and Donna hit the road in hopes of building support for Mutiny; everyone else awaits the big day, and Joe approaches Cam for a favor.

3x09 NIM

  • 2016-10-12T03:00:00+02:00 — 45 mins

Donna tries to bring everyone together at Comdex with her vision of the Internet's future, and Gordon faces a strong-willed Joanie.

3x10 NeXT

  • 2016-10-12T03:00:00+02:00 — 49 mins

While Donna's vision inspires a spirited discussion about the next big thing and the end result may not make everyone happy.

4x01 So It Goes

  • Season Premiere

    2017-08-20T03:00:00+02:00 — 44 mins

As the fourth and final season opens, Gordon enjoys success while Joe works to keep their web project afloat. Cameron extends a business trip while Donna launches a new venture.

4x02 Signal to Noise

  • 2017-08-20T03:00:00+02:00 — 47 mins

Joe and Cameron talk on the phone; Donna promotes her assistant; Gordon's business buckles under pressure from a larger competitor.

4x03 Miscellaneous

  • 2017-08-27T03:00:00+02:00 — 46 mins

Cameron promotes her game at an industry conference; Donna squares off against old rivals; Gordon struggles to support Joe's newest idea.

4x04 Tonya and Nancy

  • 2017-09-10T03:00:00+02:00 — 43 mins

Cameron buys a plot of land to recenter; Joe and Gordon hire a team of websurfers to map the web; Donna focuses her team on the mission ahead.

4x05 Nowhere Man

  • 2017-09-17T03:00:00+02:00 — 45 mins

Donna struggles with suspicion; Bosworth hits a breaking point; Joe confesses to Gordon while Cameron faces past mistakes.

4x06 A Connection Is Made

  • 2017-09-24T03:00:00+02:00 — 49 mins

Donna makes a play for a heavy hitter; Gordon confronts his daughter about an issue at school; Cameron finds a new fan; Joe sees a new side of Haley.

4x07 Who Needs a Guy

  • 2017-10-01T03:00:00+02:00 — 44 mins

Joe and Gordon discuss Comet's future; Donna takes a vacation; a new collaborator challenges Cameron; Bos and Diane make a life-altering choice.

4x08 Goodwill

  • 2017-10-08T03:00:00+02:00 — 54 mins

Cameron helps Donna pack up; Bos makes his famous chili; Joe helps Haley recover a memorable keepsake.

4x09 Search

  • 2017-10-15T03:00:00+02:00 — 45 mins

Donna faces a professional crossroads; Joanie takes a trip; Joe unveils Comet's new look; Cameron asks a favor from a one-time collaborator.

4x10 Ten of Swords

  • 2017-10-15T03:00:00+02:00 — 51 mins

In the series finale, Donna celebrates a milestone with her closest allies; Cameron contemplates saying goodbye as Joe confronts an uncertain future.