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

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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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Chris Martin Hill ...
 Police officer 840 (3 episodes, 2011)
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 Selma Telse / ... (2 episodes, 2011-2016)
Beatrice Robertson-Jones ...
 Older May Double / ... (2 episodes, 2014-2016)
Paul Blackwell ...
 Police officer (2 episodes, 2014-2016)
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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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Some episodes are set in the same time. For example "Hated in the nation" (s03e06) and "Playtest" (s03e02). At the end of the final episode of season 3 ,you can see in the news on TV: "Shou Saito announces immersive new gaming system" See more »

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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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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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