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Aired 6 days ago - Dec 06, 2017

Cookie and Lucious take matters into their own hands as they watch Diana DuBois' master scheme unfold. Meanwhile, Andre begins to spiral out of control, wondering what she could have in store for him. Also, Jamal's sobriety is put to the test and Shine gives Hakeem advice on how to maintain a balance between his work and personal life.

Aired 13 days ago - Nov 29, 2017

Production comes to a halt on Empire's 20-For-20 when Calvin and Portia, feeling overworked by their new producer, Eddie Barker, call for a strike, leaving Cookie to find a solution to the issue. In an attempt to prove that he can still be the man he was before the explosion, Lucious arranges a deal on Hakeem's behalf, not knowing the repercussions that could follow. Meanwhile, love is in the air for Jamal and Andre, who each express their feelings for their significant others, not knowing the secrets that are being kept from them. MORE -LESS

Aired a month ago - Nov 15, 2017

The Lyon family stands together as Anika and Hakeem begin a custody battle for Bella. Although they're confident in Hakeem's ability as a father, no one is prepared for the revelations her team brings to the trial. Meanwhile, Claudia grows more possessive over Lucious, who has unlocked a new way to understand music through his paintings. Also, Jamal introduces Warren to Lucious, Andre begins seeing a new therapist, and one of Becky's old flames returns. MORE -LESS

Aired a month ago - Nov 01, 2017

When the secret about Lucious' memory is exposed, Cookie attempts to convince the board that he is fine by inviting the press to watch him produce the first 20 for 20 album. Eddie Barker jumps in to help Lucious get back in his groove and make music in the studio. Just as Andre's feelings for Detective Pamela Rose intensify, she reveals information that's been uncovered regarding the explosion. Meanwhile, Hakeem worries about his secret involvement with the DuBois family and Claudia helps Lucious with a breakthrough. MORE -LESS

Aired 2 months ago - Oct 18, 2017

The race is on when Cookie announces that the number one album for Empire's 20-For-20 will be a competition between all of the label's top artists, giving Jamal a bold idea for his newest song. On the heels of Bella's first birthday, the family plans a special "Prince and Princesses"-themed birthday party, including a special Prince tribute, but the special day brings back haunting memories for one of the Lyons. Meanwhile, Lucious is at a crossroads, as he tries to put to rest the anger from his past life. MORE -LESS

Recap of Empire (2015) Season 4 Episode 4 (S04E04) - 1
*EMPIRE* Season 04 Episode 04 Title: "Bleeding War"
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but her fat ass was the least of my worries.
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Lucious, I'm gonna be here for a long time, okay?
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Not unless he really want to come, just, I guess.
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and, on the inside, it-it... it made me strong.
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Uh-uh, uh-uh-uh. Tell him to get
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That does not entitle you to be a snob.
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♪ I'm self-made, my own boss ♪
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'Cause I got to keep it real, track by track.
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with some crazy, Machiavellian scheme to save the day.
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So that means all of you are competing for the Alpha spot.
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Okay, didn't you say that, um,
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♪ Let him know what it is, show him what's he's neglecting ♪
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You're a beat jacker?
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Plus, didn't Lucious and Mary J. Blige do a duet back in the day?
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that the warriors had to leave?
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You hear that, Lucious?
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But I don't think it's time for you to be an Alpha right now.
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I came to Empire with you today to help you heal the pain.
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♪ I like your smeared lipstick ♪
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♪ The plug. ♪
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- Yeah. - I don't know.
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I thought you were helping Cookie choose the first album.
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There's absolutely no way that I can get that many berets
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and she wasn't in there long enough to break a nail.
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- Just breathe. - Just breathe.
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I told you my wife died, Pop,
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identifying, uh, the crossroads?
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Back when he was, uh...
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I should sing about the way that I love.
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I was working on the song all night long.
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Don't pay attention to anybody. Just sing to me.
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♪ Is like a drug ♪
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We got our Alpha.
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We're gathered here today to get through this thing called life.
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That's exactly what I told him, but what do I know?
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Let's get nuts
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- ♪ Let's go, let's go - ♪ Let's go
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It's not Bella's fault.
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Enjoy the sneak preview.
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but I thought you might be in for a tough day.
Aired 2 months ago - Oct 11, 2017

When Cookie is denied a line of credit, she flashes back to her years in prison and compares her past struggles to her life now. Lucious continues to struggle with demons of his own and begs his family to tell him about the ways he's wronged them, but they are reluctant to tell him the truth. Meanwhile, the NYPD is still on Andre's case about the events that transpired in Vegas and one officer in particular catches his eye. MORE -LESS

Aired 2 months ago - Oct 04, 2017

With Leah still insisting that he is a monster, Lucious sneaks away in hopes of finding out what type of person he was before the explosion. Cookie panics that Lucious has gone missing on Claudia's watch, until she realizes he found his way to Uncle Eddie, a music icon who has since become family to the Lyons. Meanwhile, with Anika still behind bars, Hakeem and Tiana grow more comfortable as a family, and Becky makes a rash decision regarding Jamal's new song. MORE -LESS

Aired 3 months ago - Sep 27, 2017

On the brink of Empire Entertainment’s 20th anniversary, Lucious is making his first public appearance after the explosion in Las Vegas, while all members of the Lyon family, as well as Lucious’ nurse, Claudia, have their own interests in Lucious regaining his physical and mental faculties. Crossover episode with Star Season 2, Episode 1.