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Empire

Past Is Prologue (Season 2, Episode 18)
TV-14
TV Episode | 45 min | Drama, Music

After a life-changing experience, Jamal refuses to make music until his family ends its seemingly endless cycle of violence and fighting. Meanwhile, the Feds are tailing Anika because they want to force her to testify against Lucious. In ...See moreAfter a life-changing experience, Jamal refuses to make music until his family ends its seemingly endless cycle of violence and fighting. Meanwhile, the Feds are tailing Anika because they want to force her to testify against Lucious. In order to protect her family, Cookie organizes a meeting at Hakeem and Laura's wedding with various people from her and Lucious' past in the all-new Past Is Prologue season finale episode of Empire. Written by Mónica C. Welton See less
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Director
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Lee Daniels (created by) | Danny Strong (created by) | Ilene Chaiken
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Updated May 18, 2016

Release date
May 18, 2016 (United States)

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Terrence Howard
Lucious Lyon Lucious Lyon   See fewer
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Bryshere Y. Gray
Hakeem Lyon Hakeem Lyon   See fewer
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Jussie Smollett
Jamal Lyon Jamal Lyon   See fewer
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Andre Lyon Andre Lyon   See fewer
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Grace Byers
Anika Calhoun (as Grace Gealey) Anika Calhoun (as Grace Gealey)   See fewer
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Kaitlin Doubleday
Rhonda Lyon Rhonda Lyon   See fewer
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Serayah
Tiana Brown (credit only) Tiana Brown (credit only)   See fewer
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Taraji P. Henson
Cookie Lyon Cookie Lyon   See fewer
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Andre Royo
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Leslie Uggams
Leah Walker Leah Walker   See fewer
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Jamila Velazquez
Laura Calleros Laura Calleros   See fewer
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Tobias Truvillion
Derek Major AKA D-Major Derek Major AKA D-Major   See fewer
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Xzibit
Shyne Johnson (as Alvin 'Xzibit' Joiner) Shyne Johnson (as Alvin 'Xzibit' Joiner)   See fewer
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Veronika Bozeman
Veronica Veronica   See fewer
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Cedric Young
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Jeremy Isaiah Earl
Joe Walker Joe Walker   See fewer
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Sandra Delgado
Maria Calleros Maria Calleros   See fewer
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Dale Rivera
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Shannon Brown
Little Dwight Walker Little Dwight Walker   See fewer
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Daniela Colucci
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Sarah Timms Chittaro
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Webb (Lucious Bodyguard) (uncredited) Webb (Lucious Bodyguard) (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 297 votes