What We May Be
Empire Season 3

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Cookie turns to Candace for help planning an elaborate family dinner that will impress Angelo's mother; at the same time, old home videos from Cookie's childhood force her to face the truth about her father. Meanwhile, Andre plans an unlikely duo.

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Critic Reviews for What We May Be

I think Ray Austin -- who plays Cookie's father, John Holloway -- is phenomenal.

Dec 1, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

You might want to sit down before you read this oh-so-shocking revelation: When Empire put Cookie Lyon at the center of an episode, it got the best episode of its third season so far.

Dec 1, 2016 | Full Review…

After dinner, Phylicia says that she can tell why Angelo admires Cookie, but if she hurts her only son, she will destroy her. A success as far as any first meeting with a significant other's mom goes!

Dec 1, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Yes, Empire continues to deliver drama as delicious and decadent as your grandma's pecan pie, and... Episode 7 was a prime example of it at it's best. Why was it so good? Even more than Empire normally does, "What We May Be" focused on family.

Dec 1, 2016 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…