S2:E2 Dead Cat Bounce

Original Air Date: Feb 26, 2017

Axe publicly spars with a rival hedge fund manager and with the help of a talented intern initiates a new financial play to hurt the competition. Chuck deploys his team to quickly find a high-profile case that might save his sinking status. Wendy navigates a minefield of questioning that could result in disaster for Chuck.


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Sneak Peek: The Krakow Play

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Sneak Peek: Take Out an Enemy

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Sneak Peek: Take Out an Enemy

Billions: Axe & Taylor's Relationship

S2:E2 Interview (1:38)

Billions: Axe & Taylor's Relationship

"Among other things, Billions is a show about American aristocracy, of two men burnishing a legacy that will etch their families' names in the firmament for generations to come. "

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"Bobby Axelrod isn't exactly the type of guy who just sits idly by while someone else basks in all their glory. Axelrod wants his own damn glory, and he's going to make it known. "

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7 Seasons, 80 Episodes

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  • Season 5

    Bobby Axelrod and Chuck Rhoades see their vicious rivalry reignited, while new enemies rise and take aim. Taylor Mason is forced back to Axe Capital. Wendy Rhoades forges surprising new alliances that put her at odds with both Chuck and Axe.

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  • Season 4

    Former enemies Bobby Axelrod and Chuck Rhoades, and Wendy Rhoades, the chief counselor to each, have come together to form an uneasy but highly effective alliance aimed at the eradication of all their rivals, including Taylor Mason and Bryan Connerty.

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    Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod uses his considerable resources to exact revenge on U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades. Axe's move sends Chuck reeling as he finds himself under investigation, forced to scramble to hang on to his office and his family.

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