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Season 3  "Toil and Trouble (1)"  3x17

Aired 12 days ago - May 17, 2017

When Cookie is banned from Leviticus Vegas, she pulls together a team of her own allies to seek revenge on Giuliana and steal her secret weapon. Meanwhile, Jamal is encouraged to put his album on hold, so as not to compete with Lucious' "Inferno".

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Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 1
Yes. I'm betting it all on black, baby.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 2
Get off of me!
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 3
That's the third time he's done that.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 4
Yeah, but what you haven't heard is my new music.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 5
A Mormon?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 6
I'm sure that Charlotte is expecting some sort of melee.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 7
♪ The greatest thing that came to life ♪
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 8
Baby, that's right.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 9
No, Steve Cho is no longer with our company.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 10
My own space.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 11
It's Giuliana's casino and mine.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 12
Look, for the record, I respect your gangsta.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 13
And that's why this team is going to end her.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 14
Oh, Drop, you, too?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 15
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 16
has my hair and makeup budget been cut?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 17
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 18
Mr. Cousins is here for lunch with Mr. Lyon.
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Blackjack is my middle name. Right, babe?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 22
Can you back your ass up?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 23
Hello, Sam.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 24
Okay, just take your time, all right?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 25
Who hired you?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 26
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 27
Every memory's flowing through me.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 28
♪ We can get lost, oh, nah, nah, nah ♪
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 29
♪ I made the city move ♪
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 30
Lucious and Giuliana?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 31
A first-class casino would've comped us a room
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 32
High-roller on table four would like a tour of the vaults.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 33
but I've heard wonderful things about you.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 34
with the ass of Foxy Brown left up on there.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 35
Well, as long as it's secure.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 36
Damn, my sister is a ho.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 37
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but you're the one that wanted to have
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 39
Oh, you guys, I cannot do this.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 40
Come on, Carol honey, we don't have a lot of time.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 41
You got this.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 42
I thought something happened to you.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 43
Well, I hope they're proud of me someday.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 44
"Charitable donation"?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 45
I guess you're gonna have to help me find better words.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 46
is that... shady-ass Mormon.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 47
So people can look for Bella.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 48
He doesn't care about you, boy, he just wants to win.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 49
to think things through.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 50
We just finished our walk. We're at the gate.

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Get off of me!
#2
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 3
That's the third time he's done that.
#3
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 4
Yeah, but what you haven't heard is my new music.
#4
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 5
A Mormon?
#5
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 6
I'm sure that Charlotte is expecting some sort of melee.
#6
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 7
♪ The greatest thing that came to life ♪
#7
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 8
Baby, that's right.
#8
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 9
No, Steve Cho is no longer with our company.
#9
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 10
My own space.
#10
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 11
It's Giuliana's casino and mine.
#11
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 12
Look, for the record, I respect your gangsta.
#12
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 13
And that's why this team is going to end her.
#13
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 14
Oh, Drop, you, too?
#14
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has my hair and makeup budget been cut?
#16
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Mr. Cousins is here for lunch with Mr. Lyon.
#18
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Blackjack is my middle name. Right, babe?
#21
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Can you back your ass up?
#22
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 23
Hello, Sam.
#23
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 24
Okay, just take your time, all right?
#24
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 25
Who hired you?
#25
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Every memory's flowing through me.
#27
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 28
♪ We can get lost, oh, nah, nah, nah ♪
#28
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 29
♪ I made the city move ♪
#29
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 30
Lucious and Giuliana?
#30
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 31
A first-class casino would've comped us a room
#31
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 32
High-roller on table four would like a tour of the vaults.
#32
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 33
but I've heard wonderful things about you.
#33
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 34
with the ass of Foxy Brown left up on there.
#34
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 35
Well, as long as it's secure.
#35
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 36
Damn, my sister is a ho.
#36
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but you're the one that wanted to have
#38
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 39
Oh, you guys, I cannot do this.
#39
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 40
Come on, Carol honey, we don't have a lot of time.
#40
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 41
You got this.
#41
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 42
I thought something happened to you.
#42
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 43
Well, I hope they're proud of me someday.
#43
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 44
"Charitable donation"?
#44
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 45
I guess you're gonna have to help me find better words.
#45
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 46
is that... shady-ass Mormon.
#46
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 47
So people can look for Bella.
#47
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 48
He doesn't care about you, boy, he just wants to win.
#48
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 17 (S03E17) - 49
to think things through.
#49
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We just finished our walk. We're at the gate.
#50