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The series is set roughly one year after IBM all but corners the market with the release of its first major product â€“ the IBM PC. It is also the same year people realize the IBM PCâ€™s fatal flaw, which quickly makes personal computing anyoneâ€™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 MacMillanâ€™s rogue PC project.
Halt and Catch Fire season 1 episodes list:
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.
After surviving a visit from IBM, Joe's team must overcome internal differences and begin the technical feat of building the new machine.
Gordon and Cameron struggle to make Joe's vision a reality; Joe and Bosworth seek the funds to make the new machine.
As Cameron nears completion of the BIOS, a crisis threatens the project's future and requires all hands on deck to save the machine.
Cameron bristles under a new manager as Joe and Gordon attempt to procure a key piece of new technology for the computer.
A breakthrough by Cameron places her at odds with Gordon, leaving Joe to make a tough decision. Meanwhile, Hurricane Alicia spurs some personal revelations.
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.
Scandal hits Cardiff Electric as the team finalizes preparations for COMDEX. Meanwhile, Bosworth makes a sacrifice for the good of the PC program.
Unforeseen opponents and new complications threaten to derail the Cardiff Electric team's work at COMDEX.
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.
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