Black Mirror (2011– )
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White Christmas 

Three interconnected tales of technology run amok during the Christmas season are told by two men at a remote outpost in a frozen wilderness.

Director:

Carl Tibbetts

Writer:

Charlie Brooker
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Hamm ... Matt
Rafe Spall ... Potter
Oona Chaplin ... Greta
Natalia Tena ... Jennifer
Janet Montgomery ... Beth
Rasmus Hardiker ... Harry
Dan Li ... Tim
Ken Drury ... Gordon
Zahra Ahmadi ... Gita
Verity Marshall ... Amy
Ian Attard ... Dawson (as Ian Keir Attard)
Grainne Keenan Grainne Keenan ... Claire (as Gráinne Keenan)
Robin Weaver Robin Weaver ... Holder
Simon Nock Simon Nock ... Fenn
Diveen Henry ... Fola
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Storyline

Joe Potter wakes up on the Christmas Day and finds his talkative co-worker Matt Trent preparing the Christmas dinner. They have been working together for five years in a remote outpost in the middle of nowhere in the snow. Joe does not like to talk, but Matt decides to tell his story. Matt was helping the shy Harry to seduce the beautiful Jennifer in a party using the "Z-Eye" implanted in his eyes in an illegal procedure. Harry succeeds and they go to Jennifer's apartment but things go awry and they die. Matt delete the evidences of his participation but his wife blocks him and they become invisible and inaudible to each other. Then Matt explains that he really worked with a chip called Cookie, capable to make a digital copy of the user. Then he forced the copy to serve the real user through torture manipulating time to break any resistance from the copy. Joe decides to tell why he came to the outpost and he explains that he lived with Beth. One night, they have dinner with their ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 2014 (UK) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

When Joe (Rafe Spall) flicks through the TV channels footage from 'Hot Shot' (episode 1.2 Black Mirror: Fifteen Million Merits (2011)) and the unnamed late night TV show from The Waldo Moment can be seen. See more »

Goofs

In the news broadcast about a train derailment, a map is displayed showing Kirkconnel roughly where Stirling is. The town of Kirkconnel is actually in Dumfries & Galloway. See more »

Quotes

Harry: Ultimately the only thing you're worried about is the transition from one state to another, and that can't hurt you because it's it's just a state change.
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Connections

References Black Mirror: The Waldo Moment (2013) See more »

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O Come, All Ye Faithful
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Really Liked This episode.
15 January 2018 | by mhesham87See all my reviews

That was awesome. How everything ended was great. The main idea and how to deliver the concept of memory copy was good. I liked John Hamm. I kept thinking about if we took a copy of mind and made it do nothing for some time just to obey the orders in future. Black mirror is one of the best shows I ever watched.


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