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Black Mirror 

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A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology.

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Season 4 Premiere


Friday, December 29

After fearing the worst when her daughter suddenly disappears and is returned safely, a desperate mother is willing to try anything to prevent it from happening again.


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Friday, October 21, 2016
S3.E6 Hated in the Nation
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In near-future London, police detective Karin Parke, and her tech-savvy sidekick Blue, investigate a string of mysterious deaths with a sinister link to social media.


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S3.E5 Men Against Fire
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4   3   2   1  
2017   2016   2014   2013   2011  
Top Rated TV #38 | Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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Beatrice Robertson-Jones ...
 Older May Double / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2016
Jade Clarke ...
 Museum Tourist / ... 2 episodes, 2016-2017
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A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology.

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>> The future is bright./ (season 3)

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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4 December 2011 (UK)  »

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Cerné Zrcadlo  »

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Trivia

At some point in each episode, a character says the word "oi". See more »

Quotes

Kenny: [sobbing] They filmed me.
Hector: Filmed you...
Kenny: Through my computer camera.
Hector: What, like, filmed you?
Kenny: Yeah, like, you know, doing it.
Hector: Like sex?
Kenny: No. Like, you... you know.
Hector: Jerking off. Jerking off to porn or something? Well, everyone does that. The fucking pope probably does that.
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Referenced in Dark Triad (2020) See more »

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Utterly disturbing in the best possible way
9 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

The double entendre that is Black Mirror's name summarizes the show perfectly. The first interpretation is that the show looks inwards, at the darker aspects of humanity and society. This is done through the theme of technology, hence the second meaning. The black mirror is the screen that rules our lives.

Each self-contained episode is brilliantly crafted and produced. The stories are compelling and the acting is phenomenal. This show is not for those looking exclusively for entertainment, as the episodes leave you with a distinctly empty feeling. Although this is obviously the intent, one cannot help but wonder at the creators' bleak outlook on the world. The presence of bestiality in the first episode could very well deter some viewers, but I would remind them that the show is Twilight Zone-esque in structure as well as theme. The episodes may be watched in any order, as they are all completely independent of one another. The second episode in particular is storytelling of the highest form.

Black Mirror is disturbing in the best possible way. It unflinchingly explores the issues of society through deeply intimate stories and characters and their interactions with technology. Let me be clear, it will not leave you feeling fulfilled. Watching it was an exhausting experience that shook me deeply. The thought provoking subject matter combine with powerful, desolate stories and excellent performances to create one of the most unique and brilliant shows that I have seen. It not only holds the viewer's attention while it plays, it enthralls your thoughts long after the credits roll.


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