Slate’s TV Club recaps Empire Season 2, Episode 3: “Fires of Heaven.”

“Tomorrow, We War”: Slate’s TV Club Discusses Empire, Episode 3

“Tomorrow, We War”: Slate’s TV Club Discusses Empire, Episode 3

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Oct. 8 2015 3:33 PM

The Empire Podcast, Episode 3

Slate’s TV Club discusses the shifting alliances within the Lyon family, Hakeem’s all Latina girl group, Epsiode 3’s flashbacks, and more.

Empire Season 2 Episode 3
Kaitlin Doubleday as Rhonda Lyon, Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon and Bryshere Gray as Hakeem Lyon in the “Fires Of Heaven” episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Oct. 7 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Photo courtesy Chuck Hodes/FOX.

Lucious is free from jail, and the Lyon family feud can now continue as it was meant to be. Andre tries, again, to switch teams and rejoin Lucious at Empire; Hakeem raps about screwing his dad’s ex-fiancé; Jamal is envious of his father’s vested interest in a new up-and-coming rapper; and Cookie is just being Cookie.

In this week’s Slate Plus-exclusive TV Club podcast, Aisha Harris and June Thomas dive into the ever-shifting alliances and crazy moments in Episode 3, “Fires of Heaven.”

What did we think of the other episodes, so far? Check out past episodes of the Empire TV Club podcast.

And read about what Aisha thinks of Empire's new Latina character, Valentina. Will she prove to be more than just "Latina and feisty"?

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