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.

Director:

Sam Esmail

Writers:

Sam Esmail (created by), Sam Esmail
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Cast

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
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

All video game machines in the Arcade are fictitious. Yet on several occasions the distinct sound of Mario jumping a barrel in the 1981 Arcade game Donkey Kong can be heard. See more »

Goofs

In the last two minutes of the episode same girl walks over twice. Also in the last scene a girl is seeing crossing the pillar, but when they zoom out the girl starts over again from way behind. See more »

Quotes

Elliot: He's too old to have a complicated password.
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Connections

Features Duck Hunt (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Chill Out
(uncredited)
Performed by The MIDI Mafia feat. K.I.D.
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Successfully avoids the "second episode syndrome".

What I loved about the previous episode is how they showed that Elliot has absolute power, the ability to topple lives and manipulate fates, yet he mostly uses it to fit in with people. He did some things for moral reasons, and didn't do some things he probably should have for personal gain. In this episode, he is challenged frequently on when to use that power. Straight off the bat, he is given opportunities from both sides of the shadow war. His indecisiveness is brilliantly handled by the show runners.

One incident that really stood out was his encounter with a drug dealer. This drug dealer was dating his neighbor, and the only reason Elliot hadn't taken him down is that he is the source of his morphine. This leads to a very interesting moral dilemma. The episode was generally filled with very clever dilemmas for Elliot. I have noticed that the second episode of a series is often one of the weakest in the season. This avoids that pattern, and is even arguably better than the pilot.

The plot twist at the end is even more intriguing than last week's. If people weren't hooked by the pilot, this'll do them in.


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Country:

USA

Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

1 July 2015 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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