Here’s a dedicated spot to discuss the three episodes of Season 5 of Black Mirror. This post is open season, so no need to spoiler tag the plot elements. Haven’t watched it yet and want to stay pristine? Better wander away for a while.
So, what did you think? How do these episodes compare to seasons past?
Striking Vipers: When old college friends Danny and Karl reconnect in a VR version of their favorite video game, the late-night sessions yield an unexpected discovery. Stars Anthony Mackie, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Nicole Beharie, Pom Klementieff, and Ludi Lin.
Smithereens: A London rideshare driver ignites an international crisis when he kidnaps a worker from a social media company. Stars Andrew Scott, Damson Idris, and Topher Grace.
Rachel, Jack, and Ashley Too: A lonely teen becomes obsessed with a robot doll based on her pop star idol, Ashley O — just as the real Ashley’s life begins to unravel. Stars Miley Cyrus, Angourie Rice, Madison Davenport, and Susan Pourfar.