Halt and Catch Fire

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  • Original run:
    1 Jun 2014 – 14 Oct 2017
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    13 015 of 663 1381.96%
  • Total running time:
    1 day 4 hours 40 minutes
  • Episode duration:
    43 minutes
  • IMDB rating:
    8.4 of 10 26 573
  • kinopoisk.ru rating:
    7.833 of 10 5 493
  • MyShows rating:
    4.12 of 5 4 888


Halt and Catch Fire is set roughly one year after IBM all but corners the market with the release of its first major product – the IBM PC. In this fictional drama, a former IBM executive, Joe MacMillan plans to reverse engineer the flagship product of his former employer and forces his current company, Cardiff Electric, into the personal computer race. MacMillan enlists the help of Gordon Clark, a great engineer whose unrealized dreams of creating a revolutionary product have created tension in his marriage to Donna, and Cameron Howe, a volatile prodigy who puts her future in jeopardy to join MacMillan's rogue PC project. Halt and Catch Fire thrives on the spirit of innovation and explores what it's like to stand at the forefront of something world-changing and work towards it, no matter the risk.

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