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'Halt and Catch Fire' recap, 'Landfall'

'Halt and Catch Fire' recap, 'Landfall'

A hurricane is coming to Texas, casting an ominous shadow over this week's episode. The storm doesn't really come into play until late in the hour, but it's used as a way to parallel the metaphorical storm brewing between Cameron and her software team and Gordon and his hardware crew.

"You're too screwed up for words," Cameron tells Joe as he fires off lie after lie when she asks him how he got those scars on his chest. Their thing is back on, it seems, and Cameron chooses to try to get to the bottom of one of Joe's mysteries during an intimate moment.

"This has gotten boring. You have gotten boring," she tells him after he bristles at the line of...