These two Black Mirror episodes are already being called all-time classics
Have you binged them all yet?
*There are no spoilers in this post, don't worry!*
The new series of Netflix and Charlie Brooker’s brilliant sci-fi anthology Black Mirror only hit the streaming service on Friday morning – but fans are already proclaiming at least to episodes to be amongst the best stories the series has ever told.
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— Black Mirror (@blackmirror) December 29, 2017
The new series has a lot to live up to - Black Mirror has already given us such acclaimed episodes as 'The National Anthem', 'The Entire History of You' and 'San Junipero'. Yet these two instalments look set to join the cannon.
One of them is 'US Callister', which looks at first glance like a Star Trek parody, but this being Black Mirror, is something far, far more.
USS Callister blew me away. I didn't get regular anxiety, I got super anxiety #BlackMirror4
— BobThePineapple (@bobdapineapple) December 29, 2017
USS Callister is the PERFECT take on “angry white geek guy” attitude in sci-fi fandoms. The sexism! The entitlement! The obsession w/freezing social attitudes in the ‘60s when they would’ve had all power by virtue of their gender & race! It’s so horrifically accurate!#BlackMirror
— Halle George (@HalleRegina) December 29, 2017
Finished watching USS Callister and it’s definitely going to be one of my favorite episodes this season. #BlackMirror4
— Ashley (@ashhleyv) December 29, 2017
The other episode is the dating-app satire 'Hang The DJ', which people are comparing to 'San Junipero', the incredible 1980s love story that was many people's pick of season 3.
— tilly (@tillswilliams14) December 29, 2017
no spoilers - this “hang a dj” episode of black mirror is giving me an internal crisis. it’s such a poignant and fervent take on dating expectations, unhealthy relationships, breakup recovery, and finding “the one” - whether it’s the person you share a moment or a year with
— matt (@MattCumblidge) December 29, 2017
Which episode is your favourite so far?