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** While the first two seasons were set in the Silicon Prairie of the UsefulNotes/DFWMetroplex, the show is filmed in UsefulNotes/{{Atlanta}}, Georgia. In particular, Atlanta's tallest skyscraper, the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_of_America_Plaza_%28Atlanta%29 Bank of America Plaza]], doubles as the headquarters for Westgroup Energy.

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** While the first two seasons were set in the Silicon Prairie of the UsefulNotes/DFWMetroplex, the show is filmed in UsefulNotes/{{Atlanta}}, Georgia. In particular, Atlanta's tallest skyscraper, the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_of_America_Plaza_%28Atlanta%29 Bank of America Plaza]], doubles doubled as the headquarters for Westgroup Energy.



* DyeHard: Originally a blonde in the first two season and half of Season 3, by the end of Season 3, Cameron is a brunette with long hair.



* TimeShiftedActor: Due to the TimeSkip at the end of Season 3, Haley and Joanie Clark each had three different actresses. In the pilot real-life sisters Lillian Ellen and Maggie Elizabeth Jones portray Haley And Joanie, Alana Cavanaugh and Morgan Hinkleman portrayed Haley and Joanie as children respectively in the first 27 episodes while Susanna Skaggs and Kathryn Newton take up the roles as teenagers in the final 12 episodes of the series.

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* TimeShiftedActor: Due to the TimeSkip at the end of Season 3, Haley and Joanie Clark each had three different actresses. In the pilot pilot, real-life sisters Lillian Ellen and Maggie Elizabeth Jones portray Haley And Joanie, Alana Cavanaugh and Morgan Hinkleman portrayed Haley and Joanie as children respectively in the first 27 episodes while Susanna Skaggs and Kathryn Newton take up the roles as teenagers in the final 12 episodes of the series.


* TimeShiftedActor: Due to the TimeSkip at the end of Season 3, Haley and Joanie Clark each had two different actresses. In the pilot real-life sisters Lillian Ellen and Maggie Elizabeth Jones portray Haley And Joanie, Alana Cavanaugh and Morgan Hinkleman portrayed Haley and Joanie as children respectively in the first 27 episodes while Susanna Skaggs and Kathryn Newton take up the roles as teenagers in the final 12 episodes of the series.

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* TimeShiftedActor: Due to the TimeSkip at the end of Season 3, Haley and Joanie Clark each had two three different actresses. In the pilot real-life sisters Lillian Ellen and Maggie Elizabeth Jones portray Haley And Joanie, Alana Cavanaugh and Morgan Hinkleman portrayed Haley and Joanie as children respectively in the first 27 episodes while Susanna Skaggs and Kathryn Newton take up the roles as teenagers in the final 12 episodes of the series.


* FakeAmerican: Canadian-born Mackenzie Davis plays Texas native Cameron Howe.



* RealLifeRelative: In season 4's "Who Needs A Guy?" Alana Cavanaugh's actual sister Farah plays the younger version of Haley as Alana outgrew the role.
* TimeShiftedActor: Due to the TimeSkip at the end of Season 3, Haley and Joanie Clark each had two different actresses. Alana Cavanaugh and Morgan Hinkleman portrayed Haley and Joanie as children respectively in the first 28 episodes while Susanna Skaggs and Kathryn Newton take up the roles as teenagers in the final 12 episodes of the series.

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* RealLifeRelative: In the pilot Haley and Joanie Clark are played by sisters Lillian Ellen and Maggie Elizabeth Jones.
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In season 4's "Who Needs A Guy?" Alana Cavanaugh's actual sister Farah plays the younger version of Haley as Alana outgrew the role.
* TimeShiftedActor: Due to the TimeSkip at the end of Season 3, Haley and Joanie Clark each had two different actresses. In the pilot real-life sisters Lillian Ellen and Maggie Elizabeth Jones portray Haley And Joanie, Alana Cavanaugh and Morgan Hinkleman portrayed Haley and Joanie as children respectively in the first 28 27 episodes while Susanna Skaggs and Kathryn Newton take up the roles as teenagers in the final 12 episodes of the series.


* PlayingAgainstType: In a [[http://www.amc.com/shows/halt-and-catch-fire/talk/2014/06/halt-and-catch-fire-qa-toby-huss-john-bosworth Q&A with Toby Huss]], he states that the most rewarding part of his role was "[not] playing a dipshit".

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* PlayingAgainstType: In a [[http://www.amc.com/shows/halt-and-catch-fire/talk/2014/06/halt-and-catch-fire-qa-toby-huss-john-bosworth Q&A with Toby Huss]], he states that the most rewarding part of his role as Bosworth was "[not] playing a dipshit".


* AbsenteeActor: Subverted by [[spoiler: Gordon's death]] late in the final season, since Scoot McNairy still appears in every remaining episode through flashbacks and in-universe archival footage.

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* AbsenteeActor: Subverted by [[spoiler: Gordon's death]] late in the final season, since Scoot McNairy [=McNairy=] still appears in every remaining episode through flashbacks and in-universe archival footage.



* MeanCharacterNiceActor: Joe [=MacMillan=] is a ManipulativeBastard and a borderline {{Sociopath}}. Creator/LeePace, however, is generally a friendly guy.


* AbsenteeActor: Subverted by [[spoiler: Gordon's death]] late in the final season, since [[spoiler: Scoot -McNairy-]] still appears in every remaining episode through flashbacks and in-universe archival footage.

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* AbsenteeActor: Subverted by [[spoiler: Gordon's death]] late in the final season, since [[spoiler: Scoot -McNairy-]] McNairy still appears in every remaining episode through flashbacks and in-universe archival footage.


* AbsenteeActor: Subverted by [[spoiler: Gordon's death]] late in the final season, since [[spoiler: Scoot McNairy]] still appears in every remaining episode through flashbacks and in-universe archival footage.

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* AbsenteeActor: Subverted by [[spoiler: Gordon's death]] late in the final season, since [[spoiler: Scoot McNairy]] -McNairy-]] still appears in every remaining episode through flashbacks and in-universe archival footage.



** Both Scoot [=McNairy=] and Kerry Bishé were portrayed as husband and wife in the 2012 film ''Film/{{Argo}}'', a PeriodPiece set during the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran_hostage_crisis 1979 Iran hostage crisis]].

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** Both Scoot [=McNairy=] and Kerry Bishé were portrayed as husband and wife in the 2012 film ''Film/{{Argo}}'', a PeriodPiece period piece set during the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran_hostage_crisis 1979 Iran hostage crisis]].


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* IronyAsSheIsCast: Creator/MackenzieDavis plays coding prodigy Cameron Howe, in real life Mackenzie revealed that she isn't good at typing.

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* OutOfHolidayEpisode: A season 3 episode takes place during the [[UsefulNotes/AmericanHolidays 4th of July weekend]], however the episode aired three months later in October.


* PlayingGertude: Kerry Bishé (born in 1984) is only 13 years older than Kathryn Newton (born in 1997), the latter of whom [[DawsonCasting portrays a teenaged Joanie]] in Season 4.

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* PlayingGertude: PlayingGertrude: Kerry Bishé (born in 1984) is only 13 years older than Kathryn Newton (born in 1997), the latter of whom [[DawsonCasting portrays a teenaged Joanie]] in Season 4.

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* PlayingGertude: Kerry Bishé (born in 1984) is only 13 years older than Kathryn Newton (born in 1997), the latter of whom [[DawsonCasting portrays a teenaged Joanie]] in Season 4.

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* AbsenteeActor: Subverted by [[spoiler: Gordon's death]] late in the final season, since [[spoiler: Scoot McNairy]] still appears in every remaining episode through flashbacks and in-universe archival footage.


* RealLifeRelative: In season 4's "Who Needs A Man" Alana Cavanaugh's actual sister Farah plays the younger version of Haley as Alana outgrew the role.

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* RealLifeRelative: In season 4's "Who Needs A Man" Guy?" Alana Cavanaugh's actual sister Farah plays the younger version of Haley as Alana outgrew the role.

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* RealLifeRelative: In season 4's "Who Needs A Man" Alana Cavanaugh's actual sister Farah plays the younger version of Haley as Alana outgrew the role.


* FridayNightDeathSlot: The fourth and final series aired on Saturday nights, though it was already announced that it would be the last.

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* FridayNightDeathSlot: The fourth and final series season aired on Saturday nights, though it was already announced that it would be the last.


* FridayNightDeathSlot: The fourth and final series airs on Saturday nights.

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* FridayNightDeathSlot: The fourth and final series airs aired on Saturday nights.nights, though it was already announced that it would be the last.

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