An American traveler short on cash signs up to test a revolutionary new gaming system, but soon can't tell where the hot game ends and reality begins.

Director:

Dan Trachtenberg

Writer:

Charlie Brooker
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Wyatt Russell ... Cooper Redfield
Hannah John-Kamen ... Sonja
Wunmi Mosaku ... Katie
Ken Yamamura ... Shou Saito
Elizabeth Moynihan ... Cooper's Mum
Jamie Christofersen ... Rick Peters (as Jamie Paul)
Jessica Neil Jessica Neil ... Scared Girl on Plane (as Jessica Nell)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alessandro Neri Alessandro Neri ... Tourist
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An American traveler short on cash signs up to test a revolutionary new gaming system, but soon can't tell where the hot game ends and reality begins.

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Trivia

At the end of the episode, Cooper (Wyatt Russell)'s last name is revealed as Redfield, a reference to either Chris or Claire Redfield, another nod to the Resident Evil (1996) franchise. See more »

Goofs

When Katie leaves the room, the clock on the wall has a time of 5:35, when Cooper takes a photo of the contents of the suitcase, it reads 5:37, when Katie returns to the room the clock has a time of 5:34. See more »

Quotes

Katie: We're going to commence with deactivation.
Cooper: Oh, that's great news.
Katie: We need you to follow instructions and make it to the access point.
Cooper: The access point? Great. Where the fuck's the access point?... Oh, fuck! More stairs? Come on!
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Connections

References Need for Speed II (1997) See more »

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Mama Liked The Roses
Written by John L. Christopher
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Hands down, best episode, and one of the greatest things I've ever seen!
25 June 2017 | by shannonclarke-16312See all my reviews

As an avid horror fan, I've seen pretty much all there is to see from the horror/thriller genre, I say that proudly, however I would be inclined to say that this is the best piece of horror/thriller cinema I've ever seen. Charlie Brooker absolutely killed this episode, if you pardon the pun, and single-handedly managed to create a better horror text than thousands of famous horror writers before him. Kudos to Brooker and the Director for this phenomenal masterpiece!


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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House Of Tomorrow See more »
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Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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