James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a road trip in search of her real father.
Two strangers are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial that will, they're assured, with no complications or side-effects whatsoever, solve all of their problems, permanently. Things do not go as planned.
1984. Stefan is developing a computer game based on the book 'Bandersnatch', a novel where you get to make choices and this determines the story. He has an opportunity to take his game to Tuckersoft, a software company, and have them release it. However, the more he works on the game the more his life emulates the game, with choices being made that are out of his control. Stefan appears to be going insane.Written by
The video game company Tuckersoft might be the beginning works of TCKR Systems which creates the San Junipero world in Black Mirror: San Junipero. See more »
The branch of WH Smith shown in the show has prominent travel adverts and a dedicated section for computer games and music. Whilst WH Smith did indeed operate a travel business up until 1991, this would only have been found in the larger branches. The smaller branches would have primarily sold stationery, magazines and books.
Equally, a smaller branch such as the one shown would have had a comparatively small selection of music, mostly current hits or traffic-building big albums. It's unlikely that such a small branch would have stocked niche progressive rock albums from 1974 such as Tangerine Dream's Phaedra. See more »
The past is immutable, Stefan. No matter how painful it is, we can't change things. We can't choose differently with hindsight. We all have to learn to accept that.
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There is no single narrative or version. There are five different endings, each with multiple pathways to them. See more »
Before watching it, i was kinda confused as to how they could have possibly made this episode. what do you mean i decide what happens???? but as i kept watching, or playing, i got more and more into it. it is mindblowing. it's so well-thought, finn's performance is out of this world, and as any other black mirror episode, it is just purely incredible.
i dont even know what to say. i am amazed.
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