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Halt and Catch Fire 

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Follows some players in the 80s technological revolution that lead to information society.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Lee Pace ...  Joe MacMillan 40 episodes, 2014-2017
Scoot McNairy ...  Gordon Clark 40 episodes, 2014-2017
Mackenzie Davis ...  Cameron Howe / ... 40 episodes, 2014-2017
Kerry Bishé ...  Donna Clark / ... 40 episodes, 2014-2017
Toby Huss ...  John Bosworth 40 episodes, 2014-2017
August Emerson ...  Malcolm Levitan 19 episodes, 2014-2016
Alana Cavanaugh ...  Haley Clark 19 episodes, 2014-2016
Morgan Hinkleman ...  Joanie Clark / ... 18 episodes, 2014-2017
Annabeth Gish ...  Diane Gould 17 episodes, 2016-2017
Nick Pupo ...  Carl 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Cooper Andrews ...  Yo-Yo Engberk 17 episodes, 2014-2016
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Storyline

Set in the 1980s, this series dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations directly confront 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. Written by AMC

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Halt and Catch Fire See more »

Filming Locations:

Snellville, Georgia, USA See more »

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AMC Studios See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Due to the Time Skip at the end of Season 3, Haley and Joanie Clark each had two different actresses. Alana Cavanaugh and Morgan Hinkleman portrayed Haley and Joanie as children respectively in the first 28 episodes while Susanna Skaggs and Kathryn Newton take up the roles as teenagers in the final 12 episodes of the series. See more »

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References The 700 Club (1966) See more »

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Excellent show with great cast
20 June 2014 | by marketing-33-14615See all my reviews

I love this show. Very smartly written and well acted. We've all seen shows with a charming, ruthless character but Joe Macmillan takes it to a new level. That's what the tryst with Lulu's boyfriend was all about in Ep. 3. No, Joe Macmillan is not gay, but he will do anything to win, including seducing the boyfriend to sabotage the deal with Lulu. That scene was misunderstood by most commenters.

Given how many mediocre shows (anything on USA network) and dumb "Real Housewives" reality TV and derivative cop shows are out there, I'm thrilled that "Halt" came along. I just hope that it makes it to a second season. I'm still not over "Rubicon" being canceled.


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