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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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A trio of renegade techies in 1980s Texas launch a risky project amidst the personal-computer boom.


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 (18) | Top Critics (12)

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

June 1, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

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.

June 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.

June 1, 2015 | Full Review…
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

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…
Top Critic

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.

December 28, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

For a show that has consistently been good, occasionally very good, but has failed to take a step into truly great drama, they certainly have us curious to see what's in store.

June 1, 2015 | Full Review…

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