General Information

Glossary: H
First Air Date: June 1st, 2014
Last Air Date: October 14th, 2017
Created By: Christopher Cantwell, Christopher C. Rogers
Star Casts: Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, Mackenzie Davis, Kerry Bishé, Susanna Skaggs, Toby Huss
Aired On: AMC
Episode Runtime: 44 minutes
Total Seasons: 4 Seasons
Total Episodes: 40 Episodes
Type: Scripted
Status: Ended
Homepage: AMC - Halt and Catch Fire

Last Updated: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 22:31:13 +0000

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Halt and Catch Fire

Set in the early 1980s, and about a fictional visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations confronts the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the changing culture in Texas' Silicon Prairie.

Seasons and Episodes

Specials (1 Episode)

1: A Look at Season 2 - Aired: 2015-05-21

No overview available.

Season 1 (10 Episodes)

1: I/O - Aired: 2014-06-01

The Texan company Cardiff Electronics gets a new employee from New York. He's apparently working for IBM, but after the he gets the new job it gets clear that he has a hidden agenda, and is not exactly what he claims to be.

2: FUD - Aired: 2014-06-08

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

3: High Plains Hardware - Aired: 2014-06-15

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

4: Close to the Metal - Aired: 2014-06-22

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

5: Adventure - Aired: 2014-06-29

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

6: Landfall - Aired: 2014-07-06

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

7: Giant - Aired: 2014-07-13

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.

8: The 214s - Aired: 2014-07-20

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

9: Up Helly Aa - Aired: 2014-07-27

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

10: 1984 - Aired: 2014-08-03

Gordon and Joe prepare to transport the Giant. A suspicious defect causes a rift in the partnership.

Season 2 (10 Episodes)

1: SETI - Aired: 2015-05-31

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

2: New Coke - Aired: 2015-06-07

Joe begins a new job after meeting Sara's father. Gordon grapples with his newfound freedom.

3: The Way In - Aired: 2015-06-14

John attempts to reconnect with his old life. Gordon and Donna get a surprising invitation.

4: Play With Friends - Aired: 2015-06-21

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

5: Extract and Defend - Aired: 2015-06-28

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

6: 10Broad36 - Aired: 2015-07-05

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

7: Working for the Clampdown - Aired: 2015-07-12

Gordon and Donna are keeping secrets from one another. Gordon sets up a new venture.

8: Limbo - Aired: 2015-07-19

Cameron and Tom attempt to come to terms at Mutiny's user picnic. Gordon looks for some answers.

9: Kali - Aired: 2015-07-26

Shocked by a rival's launch, Mutiny takes measures to make sure of survival.

10: Heaven is a Place - Aired: 2015-08-02

After the Clark family descends into crisis, Gordon attempts to help Joe.

Season 3 (10 Episodes)

1: Valley of the Heart's Delight - Aired: 2016-08-23

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

2: One Way or Another - Aired: 2016-08-23

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

3: Flipping the Switch - Aired: 2016-08-30

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

4: Rules of Honorable Play - Aired: 2016-09-06

A game of laser tag teaches Gordon the importance of teamwork; Donna and Cameron disagree on their acquisition.

5: Yerba Buena - Aired: 2016-09-13

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

6: And She Was - Aired: 2016-09-20

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

7: The Threshold - Aired: 2016-09-27

Joe and Ryan deal with the consequences of Joe's decision. Cameron and Donna fight over the future, while Gordon has a crisis of conscience.

8: You Are Not Safe - Aired: 2016-10-04

Donna, Bos and Diane go on the road to build support for Mutiny, while everyone else anxiously awaits the big day. Joe asks Cam for a favor.

9: NIM - Aired: 2016-10-11

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

10: NeXT - Aired: 2016-10-11

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

Season 4 (10 Episodes)

1: So It Goes - Aired: 2017-08-19

Gordon enjoys success while Joe works to keep their web project afloat. Cameron extends a business trip. Donna launches a new venture.

2: Signal to Noise - Aired: 2017-08-19

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

3: Miscellaneous - Aired: 2017-08-26

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

4: Tonya and Nancy - Aired: 2017-09-09

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

5: Nowhere Man - Aired: 2017-09-16

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

6: A Connection Is Made - Aired: 2017-09-23

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.

7: Who Needs a Guy - Aired: 2017-09-30

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

8: Goodwill - Aired: 2017-10-07

Cameron helps Donna pack up; Bos makes his famous chili; Joe helps Haley recover a memorable keep sake; Gordon and Donna fight.

9: Search - Aired: 2017-10-14

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

10: Ten of Swords - Aired: 2017-10-14

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