After kidnapping an intern at a tech company, a mysterious Uber driver is surrounded by police in a meadow. The story follows an hours long standoff between the police and the kidnapper, who doesn't want money or to harm his victim, as his true motive slowly becomes clearer the further that the situation spirals out of control.
Did You Know?
One of the names shown in the phone of Maryam from Smithereen is "Nate Packer." Nate Packer is the name of a character in the earlier episode U.S.S. Callister. See more
Persona contacts Hayley Blackwood and tells her the old password to her deceased daughter's account. For security reasons, large-scale tech companies typically store passwords in a way that they can't be recovered unless a very large amount of computing power is invested. It is much more likely that they'd use a password reset procedure to grant her access, or lacking that, assign a new password to the account and tell that to Hayley. See more
Written by Paul Tucker, Tunde Baiyewu and Martin Brammer
Performed by Lighthouse Family
(heard in the 32nd minute of the episode) See more