Our Dancing Days



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Episode Info

Lucious tries to brand Empire Entertainment as a tight-knit, family-run business which, ironically, complicates the already tense relationship between Hakeem and Jamal. Meanwhile, Cookie and Anika don't hold anything back when it comes to taking over the company.


Terrence Howard
as Lucious Lyon
Taraji P. Henson
as Cookie Lyon
Malik Yoba
as Vernon Turner
Jussie Smollett
as Jamal Lyon
Bryshere Y. Gray
as Hakeem Lyon
Trai Byers
as Andre Lyon
Grace Byers
as Anika Calhoun
Grace Gealey
as Anika Calhoun
Rafael De La Fuente
as Michael Sanchez
as Tianna Brown
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Critic Reviews for Our Dancing Days

Empire is King Lear set in a Puff Daddy world during the P. Diddy era.

Mar 1, 2015 | Full Review…

This week was heavy on the feelings and I enjoyed every minute of it.

Mar 1, 2015 | Full Review…

The implications of this newly minted affair are substantial... The effect is going to ripple out through the whole company and the family as well, adding a little extra fire to the next four episodes of the show.

Mar 1, 2015 | Rating: 8.4/10 | Full Review…

Basically, everyone on this show is devious and terrible.

May 24, 2018 | Full Review…

The highlight of the episode is ultimately Cookie saving the day (again).

Mar 1, 2015 | Full Review…

As with any episode of Empire, by the end of the episode, the threats posed at the beginning all come to pass.

Mar 1, 2015 | Full Review…

Whereas the first half of "Dancing" had its dimwitted moments, the show seemed to straighten itself out in the second half, becoming both dramatically compelling and entertainingly soapy with a strong finish.

Mar 1, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Someone has to step up to save Empire.

Mar 1, 2015 | Full Review…