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Empire TV Show Recap Season 2 Episode 3

When the episode opens, Roxanne Ford (Tyra Ferrell) speaks with the media about Lucious obtaining bail. Lucious (Terence Howard) walks free moments later. Cookie harasses Hakeem and learns about his new relationship with Valentina (Becky G.). Lucious and Thirsty speak about Cookie’s attempt to keep him out of his own house. Lucious gives a publish speech about his intention of… Read more →

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Season 2 Empire Premiere Recap

At the beginning of the premiere, we see a large group of fans at a concert calling for Lucious Lyon’s (Terrence Howard) release from prison. Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) argues with Hakeem (Bryshere) over Lucious’s involvement in Bunkie’s (Antoine McKay) death. They contemplate their decision to perform the hostile takeover and Jamal’s (Jussie Smollett) potential reaction. Cookies heads outside and receives… Read more →

Empire Finale Review

The show starts off right, where the last one left us, with Cookie smothering Lucious with a pillow. Of course, she stops and he joins the boys. Each of them have a gift wrapped in black paper. He reveals he doesn’t have ALS. After some urging, Hakeem opens his gift and receive a big gold necklace, a private jet and… Read more →

Empire: Die but Once Review

When the episode begins, Lucious plays at the piano, but his ALS prevents him from concentrating. After a flashback, he calls in Becky and insists she call in Cookie, since he helps him, when he gets stuck. Meanwhile, Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray) hangs out with friends, before receiving a call from his father. Of course, he is still upset, by… Read more →

Empire Review: Sins of the Father

At the beginning of the episode, we see flashbacks of Lucious and Angie (Mary J. Blige), while Andre Lyon (Trai Byers) speaks to Dr. Sirak, his psychiatrist, and his music therapist, Michelle White (Jennifer Hudson). Hakeem, Cookie, Jamal and Rhonda attempt to straighten out Andre, but he continues to appear out of it. Again, we flashback and witness Andre’s first… Read more →

Empire: Unto the Breach Review

When the episode opens, Cookie interrupts Anika and Lucious’s conversation and breaks the news about Anika meets with Beretti. Lucious questions her actions, but she runs off, without answering, while Cookie and her assistant throw out Anika’s clothes. Anika attempts to leave, but Lucious pleads with her to tell him what she did with Beretti. During the heated situation, Lucious… Read more →

Empire Review: The Lyon’s Roar

The episode opens, with a flashback, which shows the day of Cookie’s verdict. She is given the opportunity to say goodbye to her kids, before she heads into the courtroom. In the present, the pair discuss their love lives. Cookie insists she can make Lucious immortal, by producing a legacy album and documentary spanning Lucious’s career. He likes the ideal… Read more →

Empire: Our Dancing Days Review

At the beginning of the episode, Lucious (Terrence Howard) discusses the possibility of Jamal being a father, with Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) and Vernon Turner (Malik Yoba). As the group marches into Empire’s headquarters, Lucious begins feeling faint. While Lucious suggests making Empire a family business, but Cookie suggests this is a problem, since Hakeem and Jamal are at each… Read more →

Empire: Out, Damned Spot Review

At the beginning of the episode, Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) meets with Lucious (Terrence Howard). The pair join everyone else for dinner. Lucious announces his engagement to Anika. Everyone is thrilled with the ideal, except for Cookie, who shows off her revealing clothing, before rushing out. Afterwards, Jamal and Cookie finalize his song, which she ensures will climb the music… Read more →