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From the Trader’s Desk: Is This the End of the Beginning? Billions S5 E11 Victory Smoke

Or the Beginning of the End?

by Lady Trader | Fan Fun with Damian Lewis | October 1, 2021

Is this the end of the beginning?
Or the beginning of the end?
Losing control or are you winning?
Is your life real or just pretend?
End of the Beginning – Black Sabbath

After a quick trip to the West Coast, the Trader’s Desk is back for your Friday enjoyment. I have thoughts, so let’s get right to it.

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The Unbeatable, Unstoppable, Unparalleled MVPs from Billions Season 5 Episode 11 Victory Smoke

Billions MVP Awards for Season 5, Episode 11, “Victory Smoke”

by Gingersnap | Fan Fun with Damian Lewis | September 29, 2021

We continue to award our Most Valuable Players for Billions season five in our series compilation, the ‘Billions MVP Fanbook,’ which commemorates all those in honor of achievement for the utmost brazen, uber shameless, ultra scheming, unmatched bad asses to date – from sports references, music and tasty food to pop culture remarks, shocking twists and ultimate paybacks. In case you missed it, here are the MVPs for season five episodes one, two, three, four, five, six, seveneight, nine and ten.

Let us resume that tradition as we award our Most Valuable Players (MVPs) for the most recent episode. Here are the Billions MVP awards for Season 5, Episode 11, “Victory Smoke.”

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Next Time on the Season Finale of Billions Season 5 Episode 12

Season 5, Episode 12: “No Direction Home”

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | September 26, 2021

Chuck, Axe and Prince maneuver to outsmart and outpower each other. Taylor finds themself at a crossroads regarding their role as a leader, while Wendy struggles to sort out her personal life. Alliances shift in an all-out brawl that leads the future of Axe Capital down an unexpected path. Season finale. Airs Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 9:00 EST / 8:00 CST on Showtime.

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Episode 12 teaser trailer: 

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Billions on Showtime, Season 5 Episode 11: Victory Smoke

Checkmate?

by Damianista | Fan Fun with Damian Lewis | September 26, 2021

WOW. Is this it? Is this checkmate?

I don’t think a scene-by-scene recap like I always do will not do justice to this utterly crazy episode. That is why I have decided to talk about how Chuck has made sure that Axe gets caught in the trap he set up for him along with the personal costs of doing that for everyone involved.

So shall we?

Meet Dawn Winslow – woman of the hour.

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Billions Season 5 Episode 11 Victory Smoke: New York Times Review

Up In Smoke

by Sean T. Collins | New York Times | September 26, 2021

Season 5, Episode 11: ‘Victory Smoke’

Axe closes in on the big investment bucks he needs for his new bank. But don’t light those victory cigars just yet.

Watching “Billions” may be a breeze, but watching “Billions” to recap it is not. Constant pausing and rewinding is required to catch the countless twists and turns of every scheme; I would estimate that an hourlong episode takes me an hour and a half — at a minimum — to finish.

Nice work if you can get it, but it makes covering even famously dense shows like “The Wire” or “Game of Thrones” feel like recapping “Blue’s Clues.”

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