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Hated in the Nation 

In near-future London, police detective Karin Parke, and her tech-savvy sidekick Blue, investigate a string of mysterious deaths with a sinister link to social media.

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James Hawes

Writer:

Charlie Brooker
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kelly Macdonald ... Karin Parke
Faye Marsay ... Blue Colson
Benedict Wong ... Shaun Li
Jonas Karlsson ... Rasmus Sjolberg
Joe Armstrong ... Nick Shelton
Elizabeth Berrington ... Jo Powers
Charles Babalola ... Tusk
Ben Miles ... Tom Pickering
Esther Hall ... Vanessa Dahl
Holli Dempsey ... Clara Meades
Vinette Robinson ... Liza Bahar
Georgina Rich ... Tess Wallender
Duncan Pow ... Garrett Scholes
Cecilia Noble Cecilia Noble ... Dame Patricia Lamarr
Katherine Kingsley Katherine Kingsley ... Dana Costello
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In near-future London, police detective Karin Parke, and her tech-savvy sidekick Blue, investigate a string of mysterious deaths with a sinister link to social media.

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Trivia

When Scholes (Duncan Pow) is watching the TV broadcast of Parke (Kelly Macdonald)'s testimony, the rolling news ticker at the bottom of the screen includes a headline about a new game from Shou Saito, the game developer seen in episode 3.2, Black Mirror: Playtest (2016). Another scroll says that the Skillane appeal, referring to Victoria Skillane (Lenora Crichlow) from episode 2.2 Black Mirror: White Bear (2013), was thrown out of court. See more »

Goofs

As Karin exits the court and drives out of the media frenzy, production trucks can be seen outside the window around 1:26:49. See more »

Quotes

Karin Parke: That Internet stuff drifts off like weather. It's half hate. They don't mean it. The hate in a marriage, that's in 3D.
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Connections

Featured in WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Black Mirror Episodes (2018) See more »

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Fall into Me
Performed and written by Alev Lenz.
Produced by Martin Phipps.
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Jesus Christ
16 August 2019 | by vuileharrySee all my reviews

If this were happening now I'm pretty sure for instance Amy Schumer, would have died a horrible death by now... And I don't mean this in any sort of funny way.

Eversince Internet and Social Media kicked in, I have serious doubts on how good that is for us. It's proved to be such an excellent matrix for all kinds of hatred, from dangerously substantial (minorities, religion) to utterly stupid (Amy Schumer).

I'm all for democracy basicly, but I seriously doubt human kind as a whole is fit to have such a big voice as Internet provides us with. As a whole, we are just too ignorant, hateful, and stupid. And we will follow anyone that talks loud enough in giant parades of mobs.

Hence the series title: BLACK MIRROR, this episode can depress you as many episodes have done before. Great episode though!! Kept me fully awake at the edge of my seat,8 out of 10.


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Release Date:

21 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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