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Halt and Catch Fire

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Air weekdate: Tuesday
Genre: Drama
Channel: AMC
Status: Continuing
8.1 (41 votes)
Lee Pace Lee Pace as Joe MacMillan
Lee Pace Lee Pace as Joe MacMillan
Scoot McNairy Scoot McNairy as Gordon Clark
Mackenzie Davis Mackenzie Davis as Cameron Howe
Scoot McNairy Scoot McNairy as Gordon Clark
Mackenzie Davis Mackenzie Davis as Cameron Howe
August Emerson August Emerson as Malcolm Levitan
Bianca Malinowski Bianca Malinowski as Debbie
Cooper Andrews Cooper Andrews as Yo-Yo Engberk
Graham Beckel Graham Beckel as Nathan Cardiff

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.

The series is set roughly one year after IBM all but corners the market with the release of its first major product – the IBM PC. It is also the same year people realize the IBM PC’s fatal flaw, which quickly makes personal computing anyone’s game. In this fictional drama, a former IBM executive, Joe McMillan plans to reverse engineer the flagship product of his former employer, he forces his current company, Cardiff Electric, into the personal computer race. McMillan enlists the help of Gordon Clark, a once great engineer who dreams of creating a revolutionary product while trying to manage his initially unsupportive wife Donna, and Cameron Howe, a volatile prodigy who puts her future in jeopardy to join MacMillan’s rogue PC project.

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"Halt and Catch Fire" season 2 continues the events of season 1. In early 1985, the computer industry gaining tremendous momentum. Almost every man of medium status was under the influenced by computer technology. So, Kemerton Howe and Donna Clark came to the concluded that the Internet will the future of the world. On the basis of the plans they created Internet start - up, a company that is developing very rapidly. Meanwhile, Joe McMillan, Gordon Clark and John Besvort struggling with their past mistakes. They do not give up. They ready to go to the last. And they believe that their time will come very soon.

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During the summer season 2016 is expected before the scheduled release of the movie season 3 Halt and Catch Fire. Drama in the entourage of the eighties of the last century, has all chances to obtain an extension of seven seasons, said its creators. It's a wonderful story about a computer peak of the boom of those times, with the conclusions of the three wonderful dreamers who came up with their own personal computer, fill it with personal research and images. Their creation is the result of sleepless nights and excellent solutions which are not appreciated by giant corporations that develop computer technologys. The heroes of the series became bright personality, with the sea of brilliant ideas and high ambitions. One of the former talented students, Gordon, first saw a mirage amazing future in ascending computerization. Family life and the familiar life fade into the background, and Gordon, based on the support of his wife, comes up with a new idea. The hero realizes that they needed one more person who will contribute to the implementation of this ingenious design in life. Fate sends them, Joe, a man has the gift of persuasion and assurance of introduction, which agrees to sell their creation for a great sum. Ambiguous and unclear relationship developing between the characters, leading to the emergence of conflicts and are a component of dramatic direction of the project. The inventors intend to meet their dream, arguing that the time will come, and their names will be included in human history.

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