That Time A British Halloween Special Beat ‘Black Mirror’ At Its Own Game


Furthermore, articles on totally different platforms had set the stage for it weeks in advance: mentioning it could be the present’s scariest episode, that it was going to be broadcasted from the deserted, haunted Granada Studios (it wasn’t truly carried out there), and at last, that its chilling plot would revolve round Pemberton discovering a cellphone subsequent to a cemetery and deciding to trace its proprietor to spooooky outcomes.

Scared but? Properly, yeah, that’s not that scary. Alright, very mild spoilers now (and it’s all you get, obtained it?). Bear in mind we talked about it was a stay present? The vital bit is that the plot simply talked about above isn’t actually it — it’s the bait.

Now, allow us to be very, very clear: even in the event you had been to be like, ‘alright Talbert, you Dionysian bastard, I’ll watch it instantly,’ we’d nonetheless must warn you that no, don’t watch it simply but, as there are a couple of episodes value watching beforehand — first, as a result of they’re chilling, creepy, and superior, and second, as a result of, properly, simply belief us, wink wink.

Certainly, watching some episodes earlier than ‘Useless Line,’ particularly Season 1’s ‘A Quiet Night time In,’ is actually vital in the event you wanna flip off the lights and get that candy tingling down your backbone. We’ll simply depart with this: the episode is so assured in out Black Mirror-ing Black Mirror, that it even permits itself to throw its one and solely informal reference to that present. Virtually as if it knew its intersection of bleakness and know-how had given the style’s Massive Kahuna a run for its cash. So yeah, go uncover the present; Season 7 simply got here out this 12 months! (Ugh, gee, sorry, Collection 7).

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