Victory Lap



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Episode Info

Axe assembles a war room in the Hamptons following a disastrous setback in Sandicot for Axe Capital. The fate of the town hangs in the balance while Axe seeks counsel on how to best recoup his losses. Meanwhile, Chuck capitalizes on a high-profile victory, but alienates Wendy in the process, causing the couple to change the status of their separation.


Paul Giamatti
as Chuck Rhoades
Damian Lewis
as Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod
Maggie Siff
as Wendy Rhoades
Malin Akerman
as Lara Axelrod
David Costabile
as Mike 'Wags' Wagner
Toby Leonard Moore
as Bryan Connerty
Condola Rashad
as Kate Sacker
Asia Kate Dillon
as Taylor Mason
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Critic Reviews for Victory Lap

This show is a wunderkammer with a very dark treasure indeed buried beneath all the wonders.

May 7, 2018 | Full Review…

PLUS 12! A strong finish for this episode of Billions, breathing new life into its bull run so far this season

Jun 20, 2018 | Full Review…

This episode comes at a perfect time in our general political discourse.

May 9, 2018 | Full Review…

Creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien had a hand in the script - their first screenwriting credit since the beginning of the season - so perhaps that explains the abundance of delightfully florid language.

May 9, 2018 | Full Review…

"Victory Lap" is a little different in that it does take some time to consider how "the game" affects those who aren't playing and who aren't even aware that their livelihoods are wrapped up in the selfish whims of powerful people.

May 9, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

They are phenomenal at displaying intelligence on screen, which is harder than you might think.

May 8, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This is Chuck at his most disingenuous, and it reveals another way he has more in common with Axe than he'd ever admit.

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