Mr. Robot (2015–2019)
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Elliot is hesitant about fsociety; Elliot is offered a new job; Elliot worries about Shayla's association with Fernando Vera; Ollie is given a CD outside of Allsafe; Mr. Robot makes Elliot talk about his father.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Rami Malek ... Elliot Alderson
Carly Chaikin ... Darlene
Portia Doubleday ... Angela Moss
Martin Wallström ... Tyrell Wellick
Christian Slater ... Mr. Robot
Gloria Reuben ... Krista Gordon
Michel Gill ... Gideon Goddard
Ben Rappaport ... Ollie Parker
Frankie Shaw ... Shayla Nico
Elliot Villar ... Fernando Vera
Michael Drayer ... Cisco
Jeremy Holm ... Mr. Sutherland
Ron Cephas Jones ... Romero
Azhar Khan ... Mobley
Sunita Mani ... Trenton


Elliot refuses a job offer from Tyrell, saying he's happy where he is now i.e. working for Gideon at AllSafe. Gideon thanks him for saving the company and offers him a raise. When coming back from work Elliot finds Darlene in his apartment. They take the train to the fsociety warehouse where he meets Mr. Robot, that tries to convince him to go on with the hacking they've started together. However, Elliot is not sure he wants to continue doing this anymore and even considers turning them in. Written by Andreea D

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Crime | Drama | Thriller


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Mr. Sutherland (Jeremy Holm), the man in the black suit, tells Elliot (Rami Malek) to call him Mr. X, referring to the 1991 Oliver Stone film JFK (1991). JFK chronicles the investigation of John F. Kennedy's assassination by New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison, who believed Kennedy was assassinated by the mafia, possibly on the orders of Lyndon B. Johnson. The film, which took considerable liberties with actual events, which in themselves were far-fetched, gave Stone the reputation as a conspiracy-theorist. See more »


In _"Mr. Robot" (2015) {}_ , the "FUN SOCIETY" sign is missing the letter 'O', among others, but when Elliot returns in _"Mr. Robot" (2015) {eps1.1_ones-and-zer0es.mpeg}_ the 'O' is present. See more »


Elliot: How do we know if we're in control? That we're not just making the best of what comes at us, and that's it? Trying to constantly pick between two shitty options? Like your two paintings in the waiting room. Or... Coke and Pepsi? McDonald's or Burger King? Hyundai or Honda? Hmm. It's all part of the same blur, right? Just out of focus enough. It's the illusion of choice. Half of us can't even pick our own... our cable, gas, electric. The water we drink, our health insurance. Even if we did, ...
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References JFK (1991) See more »


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...... and i thought the first episode was good!
2 July 2015 | by qadirmagsiSee all my reviews

It has been one month since the pilot aired and it caught me by surprise. I am a kind of movie freak that has watched a lot of movies and TV and doesn't get impressed easily. The feeling the pilot gave me was similar to what i felt when i watched the first episode of Game of Thrones or Breaking Bad or The Twilight Zone (Original); i would also add MASH but its a comedy.

It mesmerized me, the lead actor seems almost tailor made for the role, great casting choice and Christan Slater......., saw him after a long time and must say that the way he is handling the part, I am starting to wonder why has he not been working in better movies. The sisterish friend of the lead may be considered a bit weak but not by much. Anyways, the point was that i was in awe of the pilot and during last month saw it 3-4 times.

I was apprehensive that the followup episode may not be able to carry the momentum. We have all seen shows that show promise in the beginning but then very soon stoop down into driveldom, or at-least loose our interest.

This is not one of those. The second episode was at par and maybe even a bit better then the first. The characters are fleshed out during the course of the 46 odd minutes. The absolute power image of the pilot is brought up against the absolute powerlessness that the characters sometimes feel.

I loved it too much, so ill keep on chattering..... you guys go see this. But remember..... you need your brains about you with this one... in-fact you may even need to borrow some from the local chop shop.

Have fun.

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16:9 HD
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