Halt and Catch Fire: Season 3

Halt and Catch Fire: Season 3

Halt and Catch Fire: Season 3

An innovative engineer finds himself confronting corporate behemoths in this drama series set in 1980s Texas, charting the changing culture in Silicon Prairie.

2016Rating: TV-14USAAMC Networks
DramaHistorical
EPISODE 3.1

Valley of the Heart's Delight

Donna and Cameron explore their options to expand beyond chat. Meanwhile, Gordon settles in at Mutiny and Joe launches his latest product.

EPISODE 3.2

One Way or Another

While Cameron and Donna struggle to find venture capital, Joe hires a key coder, leaving the rest of the team at a loss.

EPISODE 3.3

Flipping the Switch

Tensions rise at the office as Gordon and Donna's personal life spills into work. Meanwhile, Joe meets with the MacMillan board.

EPISODE 3.4

Rules of Honorable Play

A game of laser tag teaches Gordon the importance of teamwork; Donna and Cameron disagree on their acquisition.

EPISODE 3.5

Yerba Buena

Donna and Gordon decide to treat themselves to a vacation at home instead of camping. Bos and Cameron return to Texas. Ryan and Joe have a revelation.

EPISODE 3.6

And She Was

Tensions rise over an offer to buy Mutiny. Donna has a weekend alone, while Gordon and Cam bond over video games. Joe has a standoff with the board.

EPISODE 3.7

The Threshold

Joe and Ryan deal with the consequences of Joe's decision. Cameron and Donna fight over the future, while Gordon has a crisis of conscience.

EPISODE 3.8

You Are Not Safe

Donna, Bos and Diane go on the road to build support for Mutiny, while everyone else anxiously awaits the big day. Joe asks Cam for a favor.

EPISODE 3.9

NIM

Donna tries to bring everyone together at Comdex with her vision of the internet's future and Gordon faces a strong-willed Joanie.

EPISODE 3.10

NeXT

While Donna's vision inspires a spirited discussion about the next big thing and how to achieve it, the end result may not make everyone happy.

Halt and Catch Fire: Season 3 / Reviews

Collider

Collider

Has finally found what alludes so many series: footing.

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Vox

Vox

This is the rare recent TV drama that's both as good as it is and as optimistic as it is.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

It's really one of the better dramas on TV -- particularly right now in the waning days of the summer.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

It's about loneliness... which is what makes it moving to me, and the possibility of connection is what makes it exciting.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

The four main characters are all visionaries of their own type, but the show continues, compellingly, to chart just how much hard work -- and failure -- goes into transforming vision into reality.

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Paste

Paste

The opening chapters of Halt Season Three are not perfect... but it certainly is a more-than-impressive kickoff to a new year.

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News.com.au

News.com.au

One of the most perpetually underrated shows on TV...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Halt and Catch Fire isn't about computer programming so much as the intersection of brilliance and insecurity.

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IGN

IGN

The third season was going really well... and then in the penultimate episode, they jumped ahead four years in time and the show jumped up a whole new level.

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