The BEST seasons of Halt and Catch Fire

Every season of Halt and Catch Fire ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best seasons of 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 Prairie.

Last Updated: 1/17/2023Network:AMC
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Season 4
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8.69
173 votes

#1 - Season 4

First Aired 8/20/2017

The final season chronicles the tech industry and the birth of the Internet in the 1980s and early 1990s and sees each character navigate the early days of the Internet as they search for answers, both personally and professionally, while the competitive nature of the tech world continues to grow and affect their relationships.

Season 3
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8.44
196 votes

#2 - Season 3

First Aired 8/24/2016

Season 3 returns six months after the move from Texas as each character faces new challenges trying to find their place in this new environment. Cameron and Donna hunt for an idea that will launch Mutiny as a key player. Gordon struggles to find a place within his wife's company. Joe continues to build upon his empire, reinventing himself which ultimately sends him back into the lives of his old partners.

Season 2
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8.24
271 votes

#3 - Season 2

First Aired 6/1/2015

Joe, Gordon, and Bosworth are caught up in their own "online" wave while attempting to heal old wounds. This season explores the thin line that separates genius from self-delusion and the desire to leave a meaningful mark on the world.

Season 1
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8.21
346 votes

#4 - Season 1

First Aired 6/2/2014

In 1983, personal computing was anyone's game. Navigating the thin line between visionary and fraud, genius and delusion, an unlikely trio - a visionary, an engineer, and a prodigy - take personal and professional risks in the race to build a computer that will change the world as they know it. The battle for CTRL begins.