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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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The battle for CTRL begins. (Season 1) See more »

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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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In season 4's "Who Needs A Guy?" Alana Cavanaugh's actual sister Farah plays the younger version of Haley as Alana outgrew the role. See more »

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Addictive and Timeless
2 May 2015 | by studentscholarSee all my reviews

A show with one of the best intros I've ever seen; this was a prelude of what was to come. Off the bat, the entire 80s nostalgia hits you hard. Lee, Gordon, and Cameron are the ultimate alter-egos and boy did the producers hit the nail on the digital head. The show has everything from corporate intrigue, personal rivalry, clashing visions, and historic technological developments. Over all I loved how they were able to stay loyal to the historic era from clothes to cars to hairstyles. To conclude this is a highly addictive story and character development is excellent. Very much looking forward to season 2, this is a must watch!!!


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