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S4, E9 American Champion

Original Air Date: May 12, 2019

Chuck makes a dramatic move to help Wendy and Senior. Taylor goes after Axe by trying to sabotage someone close to him. Axe contends with difficulties at Axe Capital. Chuck reveals his priorities.

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"Every episode of Billions, in one way or another, is about making deals, but “American Champion” is the kind of episode that pulls the heated relationships at the season’s core to the front and center, moving the battle forward in a way that feels meaningful and exciting. "

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"As always, the plot...is crisp, clever and layered like a cake. But recapping it gives short shrift to the Dr. Guses of the “Billions” world. This show gains so much of its character from its characters. It deploys them with the same precision and inventiveness that Bobby Axelrod applies to his trades."

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"Up until now, Chuck’s rivalry with Jock Jeffcoat never came close to the level of contentiousness that made his conflict with Axe in previous seasons so compelling. But the decision to throw both Charles Senior and Wendy to the wolves in order to avoid capitulating to Jock, while hardly surprising, has succeeded in turning me into a popcorn-chomping spectator of this story line."

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4 Seasons, 48 Episodes

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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.

    Season 4
  • Season 3

    The war between Bobby Axelrod and Chuck Rhoades has gone nuclear and the fallout could be devastating. They’ve crossed too many lines, broken too many laws and ruined too many lives. Now self-preservation is the name of the game.

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    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.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    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.

    Season 1
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