An anthology series exploring a twisted, high-tech multiverse where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.

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Charlie Brooker
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5   4   3   2   1  
2019   2017   2016   2014   2013   2011  
Top Rated TV #53 | Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 26 wins & 101 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Daniel Lapaine ...  Dawson / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2017
Hannah John-Kamen ...  Selma Telse / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2016
Michaela Coel ...  Airport Stewardess / ... 2 episodes, 2016-2017
Beatrice Robertson-Jones Beatrice Robertson-Jones ...  Older May Double / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2016
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Set in a world only minutes from our own, "Black Mirror" unveils how modern technologies can backfire and be used against their makers, every episode set in a slightly different reality with different characters combating different types of technologies.

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

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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The song 'Anyone Who Knows What Love Is' by Irma Thomas is sung by one character in each season so far : "Black Mirror" (2011) {Black Mirror: Fifteen Million Merits (2011) (#1.2)}, "Black Mirror" (2011) {Black Mirror: White Christmas (2014) (#2.4)}, "Black Mirror" (2016) {Black Mirror: Men Against Fire (2016) (#3.5)}, "Black Mirror" (2017) {Black Mirror: Crocodile (2017) (#4.3)}, and "Black Mirror" (2019) {Black Mirror: Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too" (#5.3)}. 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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A unique and different tv experience, with an episode for everyone.
1 July 2020 | by ftonksSee all my reviews

Black Mirror is an anthology, meaning it is complied of different sci fi tales to make their seasons. This means the series doesn't really have any synopsis I can say, the only thing I can say is just watch the bloody show already. Every episode is different, some horror, some romance, some drama, and if you don't like the episode then just skip it, it's not like you'll miss anything as the next episode on your binge watch will be the complete opposite of what you just watched. As far as acting goes, it's top notch, stars like Jon Hamm, Daniel Kaluuya also appear on episodes bringing their amazing performances to the table. Every episode has their own cinematography, some bright and colorful, one episode will be black and white, really adding in on the unique feel of the whole thing. I would definitely call this show a masterpiece, but i almost gave it a 9 because of the 5th series. 2 episodes from the fifth series were pretty sh*te. Smithereens was great, so was Andrew Scott's performance. So yes, a masterpiece still, I won't let 2 bad episodes change that especially when compared to the works of art that the previous series had to offer. So ignore season 5 apart from Smithereens, Smithereens had a very important message and was a wonderfully shot and acted tale. Think of it as a mix of mini films. Now there may be some things that you may not find good, but there's always an episode for you. There 's twists, laughs, scares all in hour long episodes and tied up in a neat little bow just for you. And the Christmas Special was stunning, don't forget to watch that. But if that isn't enough, they have their own interactive film, Bandersnatch. An. Interactive. Film. You choose what the main character does, and it is awesome. So please, If you have the time, try watching this, you will not be disappointed. Verdict: With something new every episode, Black mirror really gets to you, and in all the right ways. A+


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 2011 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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$320,000
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Dolby Digital

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1.90 : 1
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