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...And valleys
Feb 22, 2016
8 Shows That Would Have Been Better Off Without Peak TV
This Golden Age of television is good for us but not so good for these series.
BEST OF 2015
Dec 26, 2015
Best of the Year: The 5 Most Improved Shows of 2015
Some shows look at their flaw and stay flawed. Not these go-getters! They went out and did something about it!
the mutiny continues
Oct 08, 2015
AMC Renews Halt and Catch Fire for Season 3
Best news we've heard all day.
Tech Recap
Aug 04, 2015
Tech Recap: "Heaven is a Place" (s2e10)
Last week's unleashing of "Sonaris" had a lot of repercussions at Westgroup, and not just for WestNet. It ultimately cost Jacob Wheeler his job as CEO.
please don't get canceled
Aug 03, 2015
Halt and Catch Fire Season 2 Finale Review: CTRL-ALT-DELETE
The gang relocated to Silicon Valley in the Season 2 finale, but still struggled to stop the endless cycle of nervous breakdowns that made up the entire plot of the series.
Tech Recap
Jul 28, 2015
Tech Recap: Kali (s2e9)
Our episode this week picks up at an indoor shooting range. Cameron is shooting targets with a handgun. Donna is with her, and says "Too bad we can't sue them."
Tech Recap
Jul 22, 2015
Tech Recap: Limbo (s2e8)
I was wondering how Jacob would react to the double whammy of Joe quitting and Mutiny rejecting the acquisition. Well, we certainly found out this week.
Jul 15, 2015
Tech Recap: Working for the Clampdown (s2e7)
This week the geek speak took a back seat to characters finding their feet. It was great to see the effect this impending "clampdown" had on everyone. By the end of the episode so much changes. And next week, I suspect there will be much stuff hitting the fan. But until then, here are a few points of view on this episode's technical and nerdy content.
Tech Recap
Jul 07, 2015
Tech Recap: 10Broad36
This week is one of those rare times that Halt and Catch Fire places a technical term into an episode title itself. It's even kind of a spoiler. So without further ado ...
Tech Recap
Jul 06, 2015
Tech Recap: Extract and Defend (s2e5)
Last season on Halt and Catch Fire, the personal computer was the thing that gets them the thing. But was that second "thing" ever obtained?
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John Bosworth
Gordon Clark
Joe MacMillan
Donna Clark
Cameron Howe

Set in the early 1980's, as per AMC, the show "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." Joe MacMillan leaves his job at IBM with a dream: take the one, tiny part of the PC that’s proprietary to his former employer, reverse-engineer it, make it his own and give the tech giant some competition on the home-computer front. The series title "Halt and Catch Fire" is a computer-code joke, referring to the command that causes a computer’s central processing unit to stop working. The series was created by Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers. Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein from Gran Via Prods serve as executive producers.