Halt and Catch Fire: Season 2 (2015)



Critic Consensus: Halt and Catch Fire version 2.0 has received some upgrades and improvements, including a welcome focus on its female leads.


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Air date: May 31, 2015
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Season 2 of the period drama opens with Cameron (Mackenzie Davis) and Donna (Kerry Bishé) not agreeing on how to manage their new company, Mutiny, and Joe (Lee Pace) and Gordon (Scoot McNairy) having to face each other after Cardiff Electric is liquidated. As the season progresses, Joe proposes to Sara Wheeler (Aleksa Palladino), whose father might just be what his career needs, Gordon starts working with Joe, leading to marital issues, and tensions between Cameron and Donna worsen. Meanwhile, Bosworth (Toby Huss) is released from prison and has to deal with a family that doesn't want him back and difficulties at finding a place in the industry.


Lee Pace
as Joe MacMillan
Scoot McNairy
as Gordon Clark
Mackenzie Davis
as Cameron Howe
Kerry Bishé
as Donna Clark
Toby Huss
as John Bosworth
Aleksa Palladino
as Sara Wheeler
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Critic Reviews for Halt and Catch Fire Season 2

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (13)

It's obvious Halt And Catch Fire 2.0 is a serious improvement over last year's model.

Jun 1, 2015 | Full Review…
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Halt and Catch Fire, a series about tech entrepreneurs, albeit ones in 1980s Dallas, begins its much-improved second season having undergone a pivot of its own.

Jun 1, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Before trotting it back out for its second turn around the track, producers have made some welcome adjustments to the show's pacing, structure, and characterization.

Jun 1, 2015 | Full Review…

Thankfully, this new Halt is better, exponentially so. Its inversion of decades of prestige-drama gender convention seems painfully obvious, and yet I'm not sure if any other show has actually attempted it.

May 28, 2015 | Full Review…

AMC's bafflingly underrated drama is one of the best programs ever at capturing the human fallibilities that go into into carving your own path in business and life, including blind competitiveness, crippling insecurity and overwhelming doubt.

Dec 28, 2015 | Full Review…

A very fine, energetic season of Halt and Catch Fire, one that's worth watching even if you never quite made it to the end of season one.

Oct 19, 2018 | Full Review…

It's early enough in the show's run-and improving quickly enough-to make the 11-episode catch-up binge worth considering.

Aug 6, 2018 | Full Review…

The second season has followed the good path opened last year but with changes that has made it even win in brilliance and intelligence. [Full Review in Spanish]

Jul 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Then, in the second season, Halt and Catch Fire unveiled its greatest strength; it's willingness to blow everything up.

Dec 14, 2017 | Full Review…

Four episodes in, the writers have taken steps to reconnect the key characters, but it's a too-slow update of the software on a concept that came back with a relatively shallow pool of goodwill and critical buzz.

Dec 14, 2017 | Full Review…
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