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This article was published on May 19, 2014


    You can now stream the pilot episode of AMC’s ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ 1980s tech drama

    You can now stream the pilot episode of AMC’s ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ 1980s tech drama Image by: James Minchin III/AMC
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    AMC has, for a limited time, posted the entire premiere episode of its upcoming “Halt and Catch Fire” show to its Tumblr page. When I reviewed the episode back in March, I found it to be intriguing as it brought AMC’s usual flair for drama to bear on the 1980s PC revolution.

    If you’re just tuning in, “Halt and Catch Fire” follows an underdog computer company in Dallas, Texas as it tries to challenge IBM with its own PC clone. The show debuts on June 1 at 10pm.

    Let us know what you think about the pilot episode in the comments section.

    AMC Tumblr (via TechCrunch)

    See also: Here’s how AMC captured that classic 80s look for its upcoming ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ show