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Halt and Catch Fire

In the early 1980s a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy combine to confront the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional lives will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the changing culture in Texas' Silicon...

Duration:60 mins

Quality: HD

Release:2014

IMDb:8.3

Season 1 - Halt and Catch Fire
"The Texan company Cardiff Electronics gets a new employee from New York. He's apparently working for IBM, but after the he gets the new job it gets clear that he has a hidden agenda, and is not exactly what he claims to be."
"Joe's team must overcome internal differences and start building the new machine."
"Despite IBM's raid on Cardiff Electric's clients, Joe has convinced those concerned, most specifically Gordon and Cameron, to continue with the PC project. The company is in a much weakened state because of the raid leading to staff layoffs, which an ill-equipped Gordon is responsible for issuing to the affected engineering staff, and the search for investors for the PC project. Joe and Bosworth have differing views on where those moneys can potentially come from. Gordon, with a much reduced staff, is working on the engineering issues Joe wants for the PC, namely that..."
"With a mid-project success with the BIOS code, Joe makes two bold moves within the office. First, he destroys the book that contains the IBM proprietary code, and second, he invites Wall Street Quarterly to do a story about their PC clone project. The story Joe wants written may not happen first because the reporter, Ron Kane, doesn't see what's happening as being newsworthy, and second as a crisis occurs in the office during Kane's visit, that crisis issue which may in turn be the story. As Joe tries to manage Kane, Gordon tries to manage the actual crisis issue by ..."
"The Wall Street Quarterly article and Cameron being able to complete the BIOS code have created renewed public interest in the PC project, upon which Joe wants to capitalize, not only for the project but also for himself. Cameron is dismayed however to learn that Joe's suggested vacation for her was so that he could hire a software engineering team behind her back. She does find that there are like minded individuals among the team, but she isn't sure if she can work under her new boss, the overly bureaucratic Steve. Gordon believes he has a possible solution to the ..."
"Cameron and Gordon clash over their differing plans for the computer's operating system while Joe struggles to connect with his colleagues."
"The next phase of the PC project is design. Believing it could be aesthetically beautiful and not just another beige box, Joe is able to call in an old friend, top industrial designer Simon Church, to come up with a concept. Simon's arrival onto the scene has the possibility to alienate both Gordon and Cameron, but for different reasons. Gordon is feeling tired of people not listening to him, and acts upon his new-found albeit temporary freedom with the girls while Donna is out of town on business. Donna, on the other hand, may also act upon her new temporary freedoms..."
"Scandal rocks Cardiff Electric as the team finalizes preparations for COMDEX. Bosworth makes a sacrifice for the good of the PC program."
"Unforeseen adversaries and new complications threaten to derail all that the Cardiff Electric team has worked for at COMDEX."
"As Gordon and Joe prepare to ship the Giant, a suspicious defect calls their partnership into question. Cameron takes her future into her own hands."
Season 2 - Halt and Catch Fire
"After the success of Cardiff Electric's revolutionary new computer \"The Giant\", Cameron alongside Donna at Mutiny become questionable with each others tactics running the newly found company. Gordon finds himself face to face unexpectly with Joe after the sale of the computer."
"Joe begins a new job after meeting Sara's father; Gordon grapples with his newfound freedom; Donna is jolted by Cameron's surprising hire at Mutiny."
"Joe and Sara discuss what he should do about the job offered by her father, which he only found out after accepting it that it was a low level data entry job. Joe believes he has stumbled across an opportunity to reinvent his lucrative self in the process, which requires Jacob's approval to proceed. Joe and Sara decide to host their first Dallas dinner party to which they invite some surprised guests, who feel they can't decline if only out of sheer curiosity. Gordon too has stumbled on a short term task to keep him preoccupied, one that requires him to learn ..."
"Following the issue with Sonaris, Mutiny is on the verge of financial insolvency, with many of their users, especially their heaviest users, canceling their subscriptions. Cameron and Donna feel they have no other option but to renegotiate with their employees if they want to keep Mutiny going. Some wholeheartedly agree to their proposal, including Tom, who, however, seems not to be there fully in spirit, when he is there, following this point. Bosworth, not officially an employee, decides to use his skills as a salesman to help Cameron and Donna. This situation ..."
"Cameron and Joe cross paths, sending Cameron into a tailspin; Gordon absorbs difficult news."
"Gordon returns to California, in hopes of reconnecting with his brother; Joe uses his leverage."
"Gordon tells Donna about his health issues. He downplays it in his own life as he starts a new venture with some old colleagues: custom built PCs. Donna has troubles with the health news, not only in that the impression she gets is that he felt he couldn't turn to her because of work issues, but also what it truly does mean for their lives. It is not good timing as Joe brings Westgroup\/Jacob's offer to purchase Mutiny to the Mutiny team. The offer on the surface allows the current team to retain creative control, while behind the offer Jacob and Joe are solely ..."
"Mutiny is holding its first ever appreciation picnic for its staff and customers. Beyond not liking being the center of public gatherings, Cameron avoids the picnic for another reason, as throughout the day she and Tom deal with some business and personal issues. Bosworth receives an unexpected but welcome visitor at the picnic, while Donna basks in what she sees as the success of Community with the number of customers who come to Mutiny solely for that function. Running around with all his nervous energy at the number of orders for customized PCs, Gordon, based on ..."
"Everyone at Mutiny is still reeling from Westgroup hijacking its community function and its users and appropriating it all as their own called WestNet. Beyond the legal actions, Cameron, Donna and Bosworth have to figure out how to keep from going financially bankrupt. What happens affects both Tom and Bosworth directly. Joe is caught in the middle as Cameron is still certain he had something to do with it all, while Jacob believes Joe, who is angry with what transpired, will do nothing to protect his own future, which will also affect Sara. Meanwhile, Gordon, still ..."
"The Sonaris virus has destroyed Westgroup's mainframe, which is unofficially and publicly blamed on Joe. As such, this phase of Joe's career, and his marriage, seems to be once again destroyed. Only one person comes to Joe's defense, albeit solely in private, but which gives him an idea of how to rise from the ashes. With Westgroup out of the way, Cameron, Donna and their team have been able to rebuild Mutiny, even though Bosworth and Tom have left the company. They are focusing solely on the community aspect of the company, abandoning games. But Cameron feels they ..."
Season 3 - Halt and Catch Fire
"Donna and Cameron explore their options to expand beyond chat. Gordon settles in at Mutiny. Joe launches his latest product."
"While Cameron and Donna struggle to find venture capital, Joe hires a key coder, leaving the rest of the team at a loss."
"The strain of living and working together start to show for Gordon, Donna and Cameron, especially as Gordon believes Donna has only asked him to attend regular executive meetings to make him feel included, demonstrating that the power in his and Donna's overall relationship rests with her. Donna carries the stress of that strain into a business lunch with Diane, while Gordon turns to an old friend to cope. Ryan's departure from the company leaves an obvious hole that needs to be filled. As Cameron's attempt to lure Ryan back doesn't work, she is tasked with looking ..."
"Donna and Cameron have a hard time coming to a mutual agreement on their acquisition. Gordon discovers the importance of teamwork through lasertag."
"Donna and Gordon decide to treat themselves to vacation at home instead of camping. Bos and Cameron return to Texas. Ryan and Joe have a revelation."
"Tensions rise over an offer to buy Mutiny. Donna has a weekend alone, while Gordon and Cam bond over video games. Joe has a standoff with the board."
"Cameron welcomes her husband Tom to their new home in California. Gordan hears from Macmillan Utilites about his software code, and Cameron may be on the brink of wireless data communications."
"It's the latter half of 1986. Donna has been on the road doing the dog and pony show trying to garner interest in Mutiny in preparation for the IPO on December 18th. She is going through a learning curve in what she can or cannot say, and how she addresses the issue of Cameron no longer being with the company, which has to sound both credible and positive. The success or failure of the offering rests solely on Donna's shoulders, with Cameron not being able to take any credit for success, or accept blame if it is a failure. Cameron, who no one has spoken to, has solely..."
"Donna tries to bring everyone together at Comdex with her vision of the internet's future and Gordon faces a strong-willed Joanie."
"Together again, the group debates whether the Internet and the World Wide Web will amount to anything and if they should make it their newest project, assuming they can overcome resentment over their past conflicts."
Season 4 - Halt and Catch Fire
"Gordon enjoys success while Joe works to keep their web project afloat. Cameron extends a business trip. Donna launches a new venture."
"Joe and Cameron talk on the phone. Donna promotes her assistant. Gordon's business buckles under pressure from a larger competitor."
"Cameron promotes her game at an industry conference. Donna squares off against old rivals. Gordon struggles to support Joe's newest idea."
"Cameron thinks owning a piece of land will help her center. Joe and Gordon hire a team to map the web. Donna focuses her team on a new mission."
"Donna struggles with suspicion. Bosworth hits a breaking point. Joe unburdens to Gordon while Cameron faces past mistakes."
"Donna makes a play for a heavy hitter. Gordon confronts his daughter about an issue at school. Cameron finds a new fan. Joe sees a new side of Haley."
"Joe and Gordon discuss Comet's future. Donna takes a vacation. A new collaborator challenges Cameron. Bos and Diane make a life-altering choice."
"Cameron helps Donna pack up. Bos makes his famous chili. Joe helps Haley recover a memorable keep sake. Gordon and Donna fight."
"Donna celebrates a milestone with her closest allies; Cameron contemplates saying goodbye; Joe confronts an uncertain future."
"In light of what happened with Netscape, Joe makes a decision about Comet's future. He turns to an unexpected source for guidance about what to do in light of Comet and in light of what happened between him and Cameron. Donna is basking in what has been a revitalized and renamed company largely on her doing. She gets an even more promising sign about her life when she receives a telephone call from Joanie, who needs to relate an experience on her travels through Thailand. Haley takes a turn in her life, that action which may say more to her mother than any other ..."
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