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* CelebrityParadox: The first episode mentions ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' -- many actors from that show (including two of the main cast) appear in large roles in ''Black Mirror''.

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* CelebrityParadox: The first episode mentions ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' -- many actors from that show (including two of the main cast) appear in large roles in ''Black Mirror''. One of them, Allen Leech, even appears in that very episode.

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* CaliforniaDoubling: Inverted. The only Black Mirror episodes filmed where they take place are the ones set in the UK; Brooker says he has a policy of filming the US-based episodes in other countries because the cost of US location filming is just too high for a UK-based production.

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* Trivia/BlackMirrorBandersnatch

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** Asim Chaudry appeared as an [[https://twitter.com/AsimC86/status/1078769307511865345?s=19 extra]] in "The Waldo Moment", and has a larger role as Thakur in "Bandersnatch"


* Trivia/BlackMirrorBeRightBack

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* TheWikiRule: [[http://black-mirror.wikia.com/wiki/Black_Mirror_Wiki The Black Mirror Wiki]].


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* Trivia/BlackMirrorTheEntireHistoryOfYou



* Trivia/BlackMirrorSanJunipero



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* TheMovie: In 2013, Creator/RobertDowneyJr and Creator/WarnerBros optioned ''The Entire History of You'' to be made into a movie.



* SeparatedAtBirthCasting: In "San Junipero," Denise Burse (elder Kelly) looks like she could have been Gugu Mbatha-Raw (younger Kelly) under aging makeup. Their 31-year age difference suggests they could quite convincingly play mother and daughter.

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* SeparatedAtBirthCasting: In "San Junipero," Denise Burse (elder Kelly) looks like she could have been Gugu Mbatha-Raw (younger Kelly) under aging makeup. Their 31-year age difference suggests they could quite convincingly play mother and daughter.


* LifeImitatesArt: The show's Twitter likes to (disapprovingly) point out [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/950506825035780096 whenever]] [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/845057774836965377 things]] [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/829799153597300736 like]] [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/817033325953040384 that]] [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/789974270625640448 happen]].

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* LifeImitatesArt: The show's Twitter likes to (disapprovingly) point out [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/950506825035780096 whenever]] [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/845057774836965377 things]] [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/829799153597300736 like]] [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/817033325953040384 that]] [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/789974270625640448 happen]]. See the specific LifeImitatesArt/BlackMirror page for more examples.

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* LifeImitatesArt: The show's Twitter likes to (disapprovingly) point out [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/950506825035780096 whenever]] [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/845057774836965377 things]] [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/829799153597300736 like]] [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/817033325953040384 that]] [[https://twitter.com/blackmirror/status/789974270625640448 happen]].


!!Episode pages:
* Trivia/BlackMirrorFifteenMillionMerits
* Trivia/BlackMirrorBeRightBack
* Trivia/BlackMirrorWhiteChristmas
* Trivia/BlackMirrorPlaytest
* Trivia/BlackMirrorUSSCallister
* Trivia/BlackMirrorArkangel
* Trivia/BlackMirrorBlackMuseum
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!!Episode pages:
* Trivia/BlackMirrorFifteenMillionMerits
* Trivia/BlackMirrorBeRightBack
* Trivia/BlackMirrorWhiteChristmas
* Trivia/BlackMirrorPlaytest
* Trivia/BlackMirrorUSSCallister
* Trivia/BlackMirrorArkangel
* Trivia/BlackMirrorBlackMuseum


* ActorAllusion: In Sonja's video game collection ''Playtest'', the game ''VideoGame/DarkSoulsII'' can be seen. The actress who plays Sonja, Hannah John-Kamen, was a voice actor for ''Dark Souls II''.
* CelebrityParadox:
** The first episode mentions ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' -- many actors from that show (including two of the main cast) appear in large roles in ''Black Mirror''.
** In "Playtest", one of Sonja's videogames is ''VideoGame/DarkSoulsII'', which her actress is also in.

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* ActorAllusion: In Sonja's video game collection ''Playtest'', the game ''VideoGame/DarkSoulsII'' can be seen. The actress who plays Sonja, Hannah John-Kamen, was a voice actor for ''Dark Souls II''.
* CelebrityParadox:
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CelebrityParadox: The first episode mentions ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' -- many actors from that show (including two of the main cast) appear in large roles in ''Black Mirror''.
** In "Playtest", one of Sonja's videogames is ''VideoGame/DarkSoulsII'', which her actress is also in.
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* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/DanielKaluuya as [[Characters/BlackMirrorFifteenMillionMerits Bing]] is more famous for his Oscar-nominated role in 2017's ''Film/GetOut''.


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* EpisodeCodeNumber: Robert's apartment number in "USS Callister" is 402, a reference to the episode (originally) being series 4, episode 2.



* Trivia/BlackMirrorFifteenMillionMerits



* Trivia/BlackMirrorPlaytest



* Trivia/BlackMirrorArkAngel

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* ActorAllusion:
** One of the talking heads on TV in ''The National Anthem'' is described as "an actress from ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' who knows the princess." ''Downton Abbey'' stars Allen Leech (Branson), Jessica Brown Findlay (Sybil), and Tom Cullen (Gillingham) are all in the first series of ''Black Mirror'', although Leech is in this episode while Brown Findlay is in the following episode ''15 Million Merits'' and Cullen is in ''The Entire History of You''. It may be specifically referring to either Leech's role or hinting at having Brown Findlay.
** In Sonja's video game collection ''Playtest'', the game ''VideoGame/DarkSoulsII'' can be seen. The actress who plays Sonja, Hannah John-Kamen, was a voice actor for ''Dark Souls II'', in which she played the character [[AlliterativeName Sweet Shalquoir]].
** ''USS Callister'' is not the first time Creator/JimmiSimpson finds himself in an [[Series/{{Westworld}} artificial environment with his co-worker]]. Likewise, it is not the first time Creator/CristinMilioti becomes the latest and pivotal arrival in an [[Series/HowIMetYourMother already established bunch of characters]].
** Joe guesses that Matt's previous job was a marketing director, which was (more or less) Creator/JonHamm's character's job on ''Series/MadMen''.
* CastingGag: In ''Film/ExMachina'', Creator/DomhnallGleeson plays a human with an android love interest. This is a complete contrast to his character in "Be Right Back", where he is the android love of a human.

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!!Series-wide:
* ActorAllusion:
** One of the talking heads on TV in ''The National Anthem'' is described as "an actress from ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' who knows the princess." ''Downton Abbey'' stars Allen Leech (Branson), Jessica Brown Findlay (Sybil), and Tom Cullen (Gillingham) are all in the first series of ''Black Mirror'', although Leech is in this episode while Brown Findlay is in the following episode ''15 Million Merits'' and Cullen is in ''The Entire History of You''. It may be specifically referring to either Leech's role or hinting at having Brown Findlay.
**
ActorAllusion: In Sonja's video game collection ''Playtest'', the game ''VideoGame/DarkSoulsII'' can be seen. The actress who plays Sonja, Hannah John-Kamen, was a voice actor for ''Dark Souls II'', in which she played the character [[AlliterativeName Sweet Shalquoir]].
** ''USS Callister'' is not the first time Creator/JimmiSimpson finds himself in an [[Series/{{Westworld}} artificial environment with his co-worker]]. Likewise, it is not the first time Creator/CristinMilioti becomes the latest and pivotal arrival in an [[Series/HowIMetYourMother already established bunch of characters]].
** Joe guesses that Matt's previous job was a marketing director, which was (more or less) Creator/JonHamm's character's job on ''Series/MadMen''.
* CastingGag: In ''Film/ExMachina'', Creator/DomhnallGleeson plays a human with an android love interest. This is a complete contrast to his character in "Be Right Back", where he is the android love of a human.
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** The first episode mentions ''Downton Abbey'' -- many actors from that show (including two of the main cast) appear in large roles in ''Black Mirror''.

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** The first episode mentions ''Downton Abbey'' ''Series/DowntonAbbey'' -- many actors from that show (including two of the main cast) appear in large roles in ''Black Mirror''.



* DawsonCasting: In "Arkangel" the fifteen-year-old Sara is played by Brenna Harding, who was 21 at the time of the series' release.



* FakeAmerican: Nish masquerades as a British woman visiting America, but she is actually American. Her actress Letitia Wright is British, meaning the trope is actually played straight.


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!!Episode pages:
* Trivia/BlackMirrorBeRightBack
* Trivia/BlackMirrorWhiteChristmas
* Trivia/BlackMirrorUSSCallister
* Trivia/BlackMirrorArkAngel
* Trivia/BlackMirrorBlackMuseum


* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/DanielKaluuya as [[Characters/BlackMirrorFifteenMillionMertis Bing]] is more famous for his Oscar-nominated role in 2017's ''Film/GetOut''.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/DanielKaluuya as [[Characters/BlackMirrorFifteenMillionMertis [[Characters/BlackMirrorFifteenMillionMerits Bing]] is more famous for his Oscar-nominated role in 2017's ''Film/GetOut''.

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