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Season 3  "One Before Another"  3x5

Aired 3 years ago - Nov 09, 2016

Lucious and Andre are on high alert as they wait for Shine to retaliate after their latest business encounter went south. Jamal, who has yet to perform in front of his fans, teams up with Hakeem for a performance that he thinks could help him face his fears. Meanwhile, Cookie is caught off-guard during a routine meeting with her probation officer.

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Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 1
to announce you're running for mayor?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 2
Get your hands off of me!
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 3
Shine, what the hell are you doing?!
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 4
But I'll be back.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 5
What's with all the security outside my spot?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 6
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 7
And then soon as you're done playing house with...
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 8
- There he is! - Hakeem!
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 9
- You know that. - Not in front of
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 10
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 11
that's what I'm-a do for you, okay?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 12
I actually spoke to Tiana, and that song is not what she wants.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 13
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 14
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 15
Well, look, I have good news.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 16
How you get so corrupt?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 17
Hey, girl. How you doing?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 18
Well, the last time I was here,
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 19
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 20
You're the best.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 21
He thinks it's all
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 22
So she's born into this.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 23
And it'll turn the meek and the humble into a criminal,
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 24
♪ It's you and me over everything ♪
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 25
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 26
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 27
You know what, bro, you about to piss me off.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 28
No, you got three.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 29
You came at us first, man.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 30
just the other day, he had just said
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 31
Look, Nessa's under a different contract with Empire, but...
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 32
You been talking to my probation officer?
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 33
y'all got some unresolved issues you need to take care of.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 34
♪ Where there is smoke ♪
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 35
You know, Cookie is going to be pissed.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 36
the way you and Jamal arranged it, end of story.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 37
I'm trying to stop one son
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 38
- Shut up, Hakeem. - Boy, you better clean this place up before
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 39
♪ Stand for something ♪
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 40
Looks like the numbers are staying steady.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 41
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 42
♪ Plus Andre sick ♪
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 43
What the hell was that, Hakeem?! What the hell was that about?!
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 44
Somebody plug this back in!
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 45
but we gonna deal with that later.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 46
It's just business.
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 47
I'm not at liberty to say, but you've been a model offender,
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 48
fighting with you...
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 49
Got Cookie's P.O. to tighten the leash on her, and I can
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 50
Now, I can't tell if it was a coincidence or... or what.

Or scroll and see one by one:

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Get your hands off of me!
#2
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 3
Shine, what the hell are you doing?!
#3
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 4
But I'll be back.
#4
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 5
What's with all the security outside my spot?
#5
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 6 #6 Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 7
And then soon as you're done playing house with...
#7
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 8
- There he is! - Hakeem!
#8
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 9
- You know that. - Not in front of
#9
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that's what I'm-a do for you, okay?
#11
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 12
I actually spoke to Tiana, and that song is not what she wants.
#12
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Well, look, I have good news.
#15
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How you get so corrupt?
#16
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 17
Hey, girl. How you doing?
#17
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Well, the last time I was here,
#18
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You're the best.
#20
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 21
He thinks it's all
#21
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 22
So she's born into this.
#22
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 23
And it'll turn the meek and the humble into a criminal,
#23
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 24
♪ It's you and me over everything ♪
#24
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You know what, bro, you about to piss me off.
#27
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No, you got three.
#28
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 29
You came at us first, man.
#29
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 30
just the other day, he had just said
#30
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 31
Look, Nessa's under a different contract with Empire, but...
#31
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 32
You been talking to my probation officer?
#32
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 33
y'all got some unresolved issues you need to take care of.
#33
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 34
♪ Where there is smoke ♪
#34
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 35
You know, Cookie is going to be pissed.
#35
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 36
the way you and Jamal arranged it, end of story.
#36
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 37
I'm trying to stop one son
#37
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 38
- Shut up, Hakeem. - Boy, you better clean this place up before
#38
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 39
♪ Stand for something ♪
#39
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 40
Looks like the numbers are staying steady.
#40
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 41 #41 Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 42
♪ Plus Andre sick ♪
#42
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What the hell was that, Hakeem?! What the hell was that about?!
#43
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 44
Somebody plug this back in!
#44
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 45
but we gonna deal with that later.
#45
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 46
It's just business.
#46
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 47
I'm not at liberty to say, but you've been a model offender,
#47
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 48
fighting with you...
#48
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 49
Got Cookie's P.O. to tighten the leash on her, and I can
#49
Recap of Empire (2015) Season 3 Episode 5 (S03E05) - 50
Now, I can't tell if it was a coincidence or... or what.
#50