The Good Life
Billions Season 1



Critic Ratings: 7
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Episode Info

Axe unceremoniously disappears; Chuck intensifies his investigation.


Paul Giamatti
as Chuck Rhoades
Damian Lewis
as Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod
Malin Akerman
as Lara Axelrod
David Costabile
as Mike 'Wags' Wagner
Maggie Siff
as Wendy Rhoades
Toby Leonard Moore
as Bryan Connerty
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Critic Reviews for The Good Life

Yes, "The Good Life" of Bobby and company looks good from afar, but we've yet to get close enough to know for sure.

May 8, 2018 | Full Review…

A glorious return to positive territory for Billions for as we bank Plus 3 with the episode ending on a strong note.

Jun 20, 2018 | Full Review…

When you name an episode after the 7th best track on Weezer's best album, you best come correct. The Good Life falls short in this regard but still amounts to a perfectly fine, above average episode.

May 7, 2018 | Full Review…

The show tries to have it both ways, which cheapens his internal conflict....If Billions is working toward some larger theme beyond sexy soap operatics, then I'm not seeing it yet.

May 8, 2018 | Full Review…

It's happening, it's all happening! Tonight's episode is jam-packed with action.

May 8, 2018 | Full Review…

I love this episode's focus on the expanded supporting cast. Billions will work better if the fringe characters are as interesting as the central ones.

May 7, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

For all there is to like about "The Good Life," it still doesn't quite hit its mark because the central story is ultimately hollow...Billions has to feel like a really great chess game, but right now it feels like a game of checkers

May 7, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…