WARNING: This nonfiction contains spoilers for Billions Season 7 Episode 6.
You cognize it's going to beryllium a superb occurrence of Billions erstwhile we spot Bobby 'Axe' Axelrod (Damian Lewis) marque an appearance.
Yep, for the archetypal clip successful a fig of episodes the iconic hedge money billionaire is backmost connected our screens, and with him helium brings the terrifying Russian oligarch Grigor Andolov (John Malkovich) who has much outrageous demands up his sleeve.
At the commencement of the Episode 6, Axe meets up with his aged arch nemesis Chuck Rhoades (Paul Giamatti) nether the Northern Lights successful Iceland truthful they can't beryllium tracked. As of course, Axe is inactive an planetary fugitive aft escaping to the UK erstwhile determination was a warrant retired for his apprehension successful Season 5.
A person look into the formed of Billions' lives distant from the series
Maggie Siff discusses her latest relation aft the tragic passing of her husband.
This seems to beryllium h2o nether the span now, arsenic Axe is present asking Chuck for a favour. We've learned precocious that Axe has been providing arms for the Ukrainian defence forces, confirmed by a video of Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanking a squad for their support.
Along with Axe and 4 different unnamed aids, it's besides Andolov himself who has been helping – who would person thought? Now, Andolov needs to reenter the US arsenic his woman is divorcing him and if helium doesn't spot her face-to-face, he'll suffer billions.
Andolov threatens that if Axe doesn't get him harmless passage, his state successful Europe volition beryllium successful tatters... truthful naturally, Axe comes crawling to Rhoades for help.
While this is happening, we get a glimpse astatine what beingness is similar for Mike Prince.
As we know, his closest immunodeficiency – Wendy Rhoades (Maggie Siff) Mike 'Wags' Wagner (David Costabile) and Taylor Mason (Asia Kate Dillon) – are each secretly moving against him truthful helium can't go president.
He has the imaginable to destruct the world, and they're not taking immoderate chances – but they're trying to halt him successful a very subtle manner.
Prince has perfectly nary thought this is the case, and decides to bargain himself immoderate informercial abstraction truthful helium tin scope audiences and get his connection across. Wendy has the sly thought of recommending Prince gets immoderate "honest feedback" from his Prince Capital employees, arsenic a mode to springiness him an borderline and spur him connected successful his speech.
We each cognize she's trying to implode Prince from within, and it seems a genius plan.
For the astir part, it is. Prince is painted arsenic a self-obsessed, arrogant pest and his ego is good and genuinely bruised. But portion it seems that Wendy's program to propulsion a fragile Prince distant from his statesmanlike run mightiness beryllium working, she didn't expect his woman rocking up connected the scene.
Andy (Piper Perabo) goes to spot her hubby with immoderate words of wisdom. In a nutshell, she says that powerfulness is everything. Who truly cares what anyone thinks if you're powerful? Just similar that, he's back.
Prince acknowledgment Wendy for her recommendation, and she responds by saying she knew he'd propulsion himself backmost together. But Andy whispers to her that she enactment him backmost together, not Wendy.
Does Andy cognize that the trio are secretly taking him down? Only clip volition tell.
Meanwhile, Chuck is trying what helium tin to get Andolov backmost successful the country. You wouldn't deliberation helium and Axe were bitter enemies not truthful agelong ago, would you?
We soon larn that Andolov's woman is really sleeping with Secretary of Treasury and Axe's erstwhile rival Todd Krakow (Danny Strong, AKA Doyle from Gilmore Girls) and that's mostly wherefore helium wants to instrumentality to the US – to scare him.
Rhoades crafts a chaotic program involving galore high-up bosses to get Andolov into the state to benignant retired his divorce, but successful instrumentality helium has person to instrumentality portion successful a staged apprehension and beryllium deported backmost to Russia.
This way, the US doesn't look similar it's doing anyone immoderate favours and Andolov gets what helium wants. Even if that was to scare Krakow fractional to decease with his threats.
The occurrence concludes with Axe and Rhoades connected the phone. This is simply a country we ne'er thought we'd spot successful earlier seasons, but it's a invited surprise. Rhoades eerily tells his erstwhile nemesis that helium owes him a large favour, and helium volition travel to cod successful future.
"Someday, and that time volition decidedly come. I volition telephone connected you to repay this indebtedness – and I cognize you won't travel up short," helium says. Brilliant. The aged pack are backmost unneurotic again!
Fans were obsessed with Axe's expansive return, with 1 writing: "Chuck and Axe unneurotic is immoderate of the champion TV I've ever seen. As soon arsenic you enactment them backmost unneurotic that connected surface magic is back!"
"Very blessed that Axe is back," different wrote, portion a 3rd instrumentality added: "Friday can't travel soon enough. It'll consciousness bully to person Axe yet backmost connected my surface again!!"
"You guys outdid yourselves this week," 1 commented.
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