If technology is a drug, then what, precisely, are the side-effects?
Live More. Connect More. Travel More. Share More. Smile More. Buy More. Consume More. Think More. Experience More. Remember More. See More. Share More. Remember More. Learn More. Make More. Play More. Make More. Connect More. MORE. MORE. M—MORE. more. more. Be Yourself. No More. The Future Is Broken.Black Mirror
is a highly didactic UK television drama anthology
series produced (and mostly written) by Dead Set
creator Charlie Brooker
. The episodes follow different characters and settings yet retain similar Black Comedy
themes of techno-paranoia and general unease with the world. The series is heavily inspired by The Twilight Zone
.The series' name stems
from the reflection visible in a blackened digital screen. Since each episode
is set in it's own universe, specific examples can be found in the appropriate series page (linked below), whilst recurring tropes can be found on this page.
The first series ended up winning the International Emmy for "Best TV movie/Mini-Series", and the second series started on 11th of Feb 2013. The trailers for Series 1
and Series 2
. Additionally, Brooker has confirmed the series will soon return; currently, they're dicussing a late-2014 movie followed by a third Series in 2015
. The series became a smash hit in China, leading Chinese bloggers to dub surreal tech-related events "Black Mirror Moments."
Pages for specific episode examples can be found on the series page:
The first series consists of "The National Anthem", "15 Million Merits", and "The Entire History Of You", whilst the second contains "Be Right Back", "White Bear", and "The Waldo Moment".
Recurring tropes throughout the series: