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The Tameness of a Wolf 

Tensions rise between Lucious and his sons; Lucious recreates a traumatic interaction with his mother for a new music video; Tiana and Laura fight to be spotlighted during the Mirage a Trois tour.

Director:

Paris Barclay

Writers:

Lee Daniels (created by), Danny Strong (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Terrence Howard ... Lucious Lyon
Bryshere Y. Gray ... Hakeem Lyon
Jussie Smollett ... Jamal Lyon
Trai Byers ... Andre Lyon
Grace Byers ... Anika Calhoun (as Grace Gealey)
Kaitlin Doubleday ... Rhonda Lyon
Gabourey Sidibe ... Becky
Ta'Rhonda Jones ... Porsha
Serayah ... Tiana Brown
Taraji P. Henson ... Cookie Lyon
Jamila Velazquez ... Laura Calleros
Bre-Z ... Freda Gatz
Annie Ilonzeh ... Harper Scott
Justine Strut Justine Strut ... Pilar (as Justine Vasquez)
Frances Dueñas Frances Dueñas
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Storyline

Tensions rise between Lucious and his sons; Lucious recreates a traumatic interaction with his mother for a new music video; Tiana and Laura fight to be spotlighted during the Mirage a Trois tour.

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Genres:

Drama | Music

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 2016 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Quotes

Lucious Lyon: The truth is, you've got mental issues. I sent you to all those fancy schools, let you marry Rhonda...
Andre Lyon: *LET* me?
Lucious Lyon: The truth is, my mom was a nutjob. I was embarrassed by her. Same way I'm embarrassed by you.
Andre Lyon: ...To hell with you, Lucious
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Soundtracks

Shine On Me
(uncredited)
Performed by Jussie Smollett and Bre-Z
Written By: Jesse "Corparal" Wilson & Shaffer "Ne-Yo" Smith
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