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Short Squeeze 

Axe must fend off a short squeeze led by Chuck's father. Chuck learns about the inner workings of Axe Capital, but must also take action against his father for stock manipulation. Axe reckons with a betrayal.

Director:

James Foley

Writers:

Brian Koppelman (created by), David Levien (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Giamatti ... Chuck Rhoades
Damian Lewis ... Bobby Axelrod
Maggie Siff ... Wendy Rhoades
Malin Akerman ... Lara Axelrod
Toby Leonard Moore ... Bryan Connerty
David Costabile ... Mike 'Wags' Wagner
Condola Rashad ... Kate Sacker
Jeffrey DeMunn ... Chuck Rhoades, Sr.
Terry Kinney ... Hall
Scott Cohen ... Pete Decker
Susan Misner ... Terri McCue
Kerry Bishé ... Elise
Casey Siemaszko ... Seids
Stephen Kunken ... Ari Spyros
Noah Emmerich ... Freddie Aquafino
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Storyline

Axe takes a spontaneous trip to see Metallica with his childhood friends and meets a woman who makes him face the limits of his own freedom. He also must fend off a short squeeze - an attack on one of his important holdings - led by Chuck's father. Back in New York, Chuck learns about the inner workings of Axe Capital, but he must also take action against his father for stock manipulation. Plus, Axe reckons with a betrayal and upon his return makes a momentous decision about the direction of his firm. Written by SHOWTIME

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Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

7 February 2016 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Susan Misner (Terri McCue) and Noah Emmerich (Freddie Aquafino), who never share a scene in this episode, played a married couple on The Americans. See more »

Goofs

While Freddie is talking to Bobby in the suite, his notebook computer closes and then opens again. See more »

Quotes

Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod: Like your wife says, hold the fucking position until I tell you I'm done.
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Connections

References Rocky (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Master of Puppets
(uncredited)
Written by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich. Cliff Burton and Kirk Hammett Performed by Metallica
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