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    Thread created on 05:23:32 - 11/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    For the infinite nerd within me I find that Netflixes Black Mirror as this generations Twilight Zone has surpassed most attempts at the Episode based SciFi Drama. Without a true central plot tying the episodes together , there is a central theme and a believable version of the world in the not so distant future.

    In the year thst Torn releases the Elon Musk mask. Someone who fully believes AI will be our greatest threat and simulated conciousness is either a reality or a likely future, i just felt a great need to discuss Black Mirrors implications.
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    Posted on 07:58:42 - 11/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    Blacked Mirror?Never heard of it
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    Posted on 15:33:04 - 11/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    Blacked Mirror?Never heard of it
    Its only on Netflix but worth a watch !!
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    Posted on 20:45:36 - 11/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    PopadaPill [900338]

    Blacked Mirror?Never heard of it

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    Its only on Netflix but worth a watch !!
    Now, it's only on Netflix...

    First two series were on the British TV channel Channel 4. Worth finding them if you can... [:sick:]

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    Posted on 23:51:34 - 11/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    PopadaPill [900338]

    Blacked Mirror?Never heard of it

    SatanClaus [2077586]

    Its only on Netflix but worth a watch !!

    Sweeney_Todd [27468]

    Now, it's only on Netflix...

    First two series were on the British TV channel Channel 4. Worth finding them if you can... [:sick:]
    Nice !!! I'll have to find it !!!
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    Posted on 21:04:16 - 14/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    The anthology series genre is dying, but shows like Black Mirror and Darknet give me hope.

    Channel Zero is also fantastic, though it's seasonal rather than episodic, and you probably need to have a pre-existing love for creepypasta (season one is Candle Cove, season two is NoEnd House, and season three will be original content). It's essentially what American Horror Story wishes it was (minus the bullshit political undertones).

    If you're a fan of oldschool anthology series (though primarily horror rather than sci-fi), there are countless good options that I've recently gotten back into. So much nostalgia.

    Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction, Fear Itself, Freddy's Nightmares, Night Visions, Friday the 13th (show), and some others I'm completely blanking on at the moment.
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    Posted on 21:04:59 - 14/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    SatanClaus [2077586]

    Its only on Netflix but worth a watch !!
    I'm pretty sure Netflix just scooped it up for the last two seasons, but I could be wrong.

    Edit: Sorry, just realized you meant it's only on Netflix, not that it's only made by Netflix. My bad.
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    Posted on 22:56:58 - 14/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    May I also suggest "Inside No 9"...

    BBC show, brought to you from two of the guys from League of Gentlemen... [:sick:]
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    Posted on 00:23:56 - 15/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    May I also suggest "Inside No 9"...

    BBC show, brought to you from two of the guys from League of Gentlemen... [:sick:]
    Another anthology series?

    I feel like I've heard of it. Gonna go check it out
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    Posted on 03:28:14 - 15/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    MadHatter [486416]

    The anthology series genre is dying, but shows like Black Mirror and Darknet give me hope.

    Channel Zero is also fantastic, though it's seasonal rather than episodic, and you probably need to have a pre-existing love for creepypasta (season one is Candle Cove, season two is NoEnd House, and season three will be original content). It's essentially what American Horror Story wishes it was (minus the bullshit political undertones).

    If you're a fan of oldschool anthology series (though primarily horror rather than sci-fi), there are countless good options that I've recently gotten back into. So much nostalgia.

    Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction, Fear Itself, Freddy's Nightmares, Night Visions, Friday the 13th (show), and some others I'm completely blanking on at the moment.
    Nice, huge fan of the anthology based shows especially in The Sci Fi and Horror genres especially. Bith genres found their Golden Age in the time of periodicals like Strange Tales etc , my favorite of these authors geing HP Lovecraft. The transition of Creepshow from Comic to Show was fun fir me as a youth.
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    Posted on 03:28:40 - 15/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    Sweeney_Todd [27468]

    May I also suggest "Inside No 9"...

    BBC show, brought to you from two of the guys from League of Gentlemen... [:sick:]
    Cool Thank You, I will.
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    Posted on 03:30:30 - 17/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    Black Mirror is a phenomenal show the 2nd season is just as interesting as the first.

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    Posted on 20:14:16 - 18/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    Charlie Brooker was on a room 101 the other day



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    Posted on 04:21:22 - 22/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    the last episode of season 4 is the best so far imo.

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    Posted on 08:05:31 - 23/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    the last episode of season 4 is the best so far imo.
    I believe you mean the best of the whole series(?) and while I don't share that thought, I do think it is one of their finest episodes.

    To add to this thread, to me their best episodes are: San Junipero, Hang the DJ, White Christmas and Black Museum. They don't really have bad episodes, more like episodes simply not in line with ones view of the portrayed subject.

    I find it interesting that for a series known for their "dark" take on technology that their best episodes are of a somewhat upbeat tone.
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    Posted on 17:39:50 - 30/01/18 (6 years ago)
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    Has anyone else noticed the recurrence of the song "Anyone who knows what love is" throughout the series?

    and after looking into it, Ive found a few "connections" between episodes in different season. Heres a link (SPOILERS) that shows different easter eggs and connections.

    But in my opinion, the best episodes are "fifteen million merits", "the entire history of you", "White Bear", "Nosedive", and "USS Callister"
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    Posted on 16:07:07 - 13/02/18 (6 years ago)
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    watched the first 2 episodes over the weekend, i didnt think alot to them to be honest, not in the same league as Twighlight zone
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    Posted on 02:16:22 - 14/02/18 (6 years ago)
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    watched the first 2 episodes over the weekend, i didnt think alot to them to be honest, not in the same league as Twighlight zone
    I mean, nothing genuinely compares to twilight zone. Black mirror is similar in its short story telling episodes, and the fact that most episodes also speak to a deeper underlying negative trend within society
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    Posted on 12:55:42 - 16/02/18 (6 years ago)
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    RenegadeRuss [1295794]

    watched the first 2 episodes over the weekend, i didnt think alot to them to be honest, not in the same league as Twighlight zone

    Blunt [2076337]

    I mean, nothing genuinely compares to twilight zone. Black mirror is similar in its short story telling episodes, and the fact that most episodes also speak to a deeper underlying negative trend within society
    Its more horror that SciFi.
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    Posted on 01:33:25 - 25/02/18 (6 years ago)
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    Bull4 [2025605]

    Its more horror that SciFi.
    Black Mirror? Nah, not really. I'd say both of them are more sci-fi than horror.
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