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San Junipero 

When Yorkie and Kelly visit San Junipero, a fun-loving beach town full of surf, sun and sex, their lives are changed.

Director:

Owen Harris

Writer:

Charlie Brooker
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Gugu Mbatha-Raw ... Kelly Booth
Mackenzie Davis ... Yorkie
Denise Burse ... Elder Kelly
Raymond McAnally ... Greg
Gavin Stenhouse ... Wes
Cheryl Anderson Cheryl Anderson ... Laura
Jackson Bews ... Harvey
Annabel Davis Annabel Davis ... Elder Yorkie
Billy Griffin Jr. ... Davis (as Billy Griffin Jr)
Paul Kitson ... Barman (as Paul Lawrence Kitson)
Jeff Mash Jeff Mash ... Doctor
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When Yorkie and Kelly visit San Junipero, a fun-loving beach town full of surf, sun and sex, their lives are changed.

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Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

House Of Tomorrow See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Although meant to represent a Californian beach town, San Junipero was actually shot in Cape Town, South Africa. As was another in Season 3, Black Mirror: Nosedive (2016)Black Mirror: Nosedive (2016). See more »

Goofs

The town of San Junipero, while fictional, is based on the real Junípero Serra and is mispronounced. Many things are named for San Junípero in California, where the J is pronounced like an "H" as it is San Jose. See more »

Quotes

[Last Lines]
Elder Kelly: Well okay then.
Laura: Huh?
[Beat]
Laura: Kelly?
Elder Kelly: All things considered, I guess I'm ready.
Laura: For what?
Elder Kelly: For the rest of it.
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Connections

References The Lost Boys (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Heaven Is a Place on Earth
Written by Rick Nowels and Ellen Shipley
Performed by Belinda Carlisle
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Watched it once, then immediately watched it again!
14 November 2016 | by andrea-fryerSee all my reviews

Are you like me? Someone now in their 40's or 50's who got the privilege of experiencing their teenage years in the 80's? Do you ever think back to those times and miss them? The music, the clubs, the fashion, the atmosphere. Did you also experience "the transition" at some point. From listening (and looking like) you listen to music like Duran Duran, Nik Kershaw and early Madonna, then suddenly discovering your gothyness. For me it happened when a friend took to me a secret goth club where membership was required, but you could bring a guest. I looked around: Every single surface painted black. No colored lights, only white dramatic spotlights shining down on gaunt, fluffy haired, black lipped goths with chiseled cheekbones encompassed in fog machine smoke. Striding about theatrically to the beat of the Cure and Bauhaus. I knew it, right there and then that I'd found my people. Anyhow, fast forward to tonight. I watched this episode of "Black Mirror" and woooooshhh!!! - it zapped me right back to those times. It even had a "transition" of sorts, as it started off with a disco playing Robbie Nevil and progressed to a more underground club with punks, goths and all sorts of riff raff, with the Pixies blasting away. I enjoyed the episode so much, that I re-watched it immediately. First time to immerse myself back into the 80's and second time to pay more attention to the wonderful story playing out. If you have a history like me, you will ADORE this episode. It will take you right out of this world and immerse you in another. Once you've seen the episode, you'll know what I mean!


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