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Halt and Catch Fire: Season 3 (2016)




Critic Consensus: Halt and Catch Fire finds its footing in an optimistic third season that builds on the fascinating relationship between a pair of emerging protagonists.


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Season 3 of this 1980s-set period drama begins a few months after the end of Season 2. Mutiny has moved to San Francisco and is still growing, but Donna (Kerry Biché) and Cameron (Mackenzie Davis) realize they need a new profitable idea to advance their business. Gordon (Scoot McNairy) is working for them on various tasks, but his health is deteriorating and he's also suing Joe MacMillan (Lee Pace) for stealing his antivirus idea. Meanwhile, Joe is as successful as ever, and his company manages to snatch one of Mutiny's coders, causing internal rifts. In the background of all this, Silicon Valley and the Internet are born, affecting everybody's work.


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
Annabeth Gish
as Diane Gould
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Critic Reviews for Halt and Catch Fire: Season 3

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (9)

Halt and Catch Fire isn't about computer programming so much as the intersection of brilliance and insecurity.

December 28, 2016 | Full Review…

One of the most perpetually underrated shows on TV, Halt and Catch Fire is a complex, character-driven and prestige drama set, initially, in 1980s Texas, back then called the Silicon Prairie.

December 14, 2016 | Full Review…

With the third season now based in San Francisco - exactly where it belonged all along - Halt finally looks like a series going someplace important, and worth viewers going there with it.

August 29, 2016 | Rating: A | Full Review…
Top Critic

This is a show that merges a gorgeous aesthetic with grounded storytelling, that talks about big-picture ideas while never betraying its core characters.

August 23, 2016 | Full Review…

The third season was going really well... and then in the penultimate episode, they jumped ahead four years in time and the show jumped up a whole new level. It was truly a paradigm-shifting event.

December 14, 2017 | Full Review…

This was a fantastic premiere to a wonderful series...For those of us who have been smart enough to catch on, it burns bright.

January 22, 2017 | Rating: 4.75/5 | Full Review…

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