Two estranged college friends reunite in later life, triggering a series of events that could alter their lives forever.

Director:

Owen Harris

Writers:

Charlie Brooker (created by), Charlie Brooker
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Episode complete credited cast:
Anthony Mackie ... Danny
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II ... Karl
Nicole Beharie ... Theo (as Nikki Beharie)
Pom Klementieff ... Roxette
Ludi Lin ... Lance
August Muschett August Muschett ... Tyler
Fola Evans-Akingbola ... Mariella
Monique Cynthia Brown ... Daisy (as Monique Brown)
Caroline Martin ... Jemma
Jordan Carlos ... Simon
Guilherme Vallim Guilherme Vallim ... Maxwell
Eduardo Mossri Eduardo Mossri ... Waiter
Austin Michael Young ... Chester
Joe Parker Joe Parker ... Jason
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Storyline

Danny and Karl were best friends in college. Eleven years later and Danny has built a strong lifestyle with a wife and son while Karl remains wild, seemingly incapable of growing up. When the two friends reconnect at a birthday party, they seem to find their old groove. However, the innovation of virtual reality introduces new possibilities. While playing a nostalgic video game from their youth, both men discover a new form of satisfaction.

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The four main stars have all appeared in DC or Marvel films. Anthony Mackie (Danny) and Pom Klementieff (Roxette, aka Karl's avatar) both appeared Marvel films as Sam Wilson/Falcon and Mantis respectively. Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Karl) and Ludi Lin (Lance, aka Danny's avatar) both appeared in DC's Aquaman (2018) as Manta and Captain Murk respectively. See more »

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References Tetris (1984) See more »

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The Sound Is Yours (Kerri Chandler Remix)
Written by Roel Achterberg, John Agesilas
Performed by RiskSoundSystem
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Look up awkward in the dictionary
7 June 2019 | by outofmanaSee all my reviews

You'll see a picture of me and my (also male and both straight) roommate watching this together


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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