S1, E5

The Good Life

Original Air Date: Feb 14, 2016

Axe orders his traders to unload their positions, and he unceremoniously disappears from Axe Capital. As Axe questions his life choices and plans a trip on his new yacht, Wags and Wendy struggle to maintain morale and order amid the chaos. Meanwhile, Chuck intensifies his investigation in response to Axe's disappearance and is led to a farm in Iowa, where he discovers a key witness to a questionable trade. Armed with the damning evidence, Chuck sends the FBI into Axe Capital to make a surprising arrest.

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"The Good Life pulls one of the show's patented mini-twists when Bobby reveals to Wags that his order to reduce Axe Capital's positions across the board was a sneaky gambit for protecting the fund from a dip in the telecom market."

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"An episode full of sex, money, and yachts."

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"The fifth episode of Showtime's Billions alternates between two distinct stories: As Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis) is pulled away from the company he created, U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades Jr. (Paul Giammati) puts the pieces in place to go after him."

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    Brilliant hedge fund titan Bobby "Axe" Axelrod and brash U.S. District Attorney Chuck Rhoades play a dangerous, winner-take-all game of cat and mouse where the stakes run into ten figures.

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