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Black Mirror

Post by Rob Lister » Sat Dec 27, 2014 3:57 pm

If you're a fan of Twilight Zone, you'll enjoy Black Mirror.

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It is available on Netflix.

Each episode is utterly independent so it doesn't matter which one you watch first. I do not, Do Not, DO NOT recommend watching S01E01 first. Watch it, furshur, but not first. It is misleading as to the scope of the series.

So I'm guessing you'll all watch that one first.

But don't. If you do you're a pig fucker.

Really.

Start with S01E02.

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Re: Black Mirror

Post by ed » Sat Dec 27, 2014 3:59 pm

S01E02: The Homesman in mime. An amusing take on the star vehicle of Tommy Lee Jones.
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Re: Black Mirror

Post by Rob Lister » Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:00 pm

ed, you can watch S01E01 first. You have my permission.

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Re: Black Mirror

Post by ed » Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:02 pm

S01E01: The making of the Homesman in mime. A riveting behind the scenes look at the making of the film.
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Re: Black Mirror

Post by ed » Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:03 pm

S01E03: The Homesman in mime .. the Director's cut. Special edition, 4 3/4 hours of never before seen footage added!!!
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Re: Black Mirror

Post by ed » Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:06 pm

S01E04: The Homoman. A gay tour de force.
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Re: Black Mirror

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Re: Black Mirror

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Re: Black Mirror

Post by Rob Lister » Sun Dec 28, 2014 1:16 pm

bump bump bump

S01E03 was very worthy.

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Re: Black Mirror

Post by Doctor X » Sun Dec 28, 2014 2:20 pm

And you are still fucking pigs?

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Re: Black Mirror

Post by sparks » Sun Dec 28, 2014 2:22 pm

Listy, how do you really feel about it?
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Re: Black Mirror

Post by Rob Lister » Sun Dec 28, 2014 2:25 pm

sparks wrote:Listy, how do you really feel about it?
It is excellent tv.

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Re: Black Mirror

Post by Doctor X » Sun Dec 28, 2014 2:37 pm

You fucking pigs.

What channel is that one?

Welsh Television?

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Re: Black Mirror

Post by Bruce » Sun Dec 28, 2014 3:54 pm

I have a long list of bookmarked shows on Netflix that I want to watch, but they aren't 8-11 yr old friendly. I'm on 'vacation' but so are my kids, so I barely get any 'me' time for the TV.

I was hoping maybe this Black Mirror show might be something I could watch with my kids, it being advertised as similar to Twilight Zone.

"Dad, what does fucking a pig mean?"

:x :x :x

Nevermind. Let's watch Nova, or something educational.

"Nova's boring. Can we watch Minecraft videos?"

:cry: :cry: :cry:
Such potential!

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Re: Black Mirror

Post by Doctor X » Sun Dec 28, 2014 5:35 pm

"Daddy, what does 'pig fucking' mean?"

"It means 'another Tuesday for Lister. In the rain.'"

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Re: Black Mirror

Post by Rob Lister » Sun Dec 28, 2014 6:38 pm

Doc will like S01E01 too.

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Re: Black Mirror

Post by Doctor X » Sun Dec 28, 2014 6:47 pm

No, I only fuck Your Mom, not pigs.

Granted the difference and distinction may appear academic. . . .

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Re: Black Mirror

Post by Bruce » Sun Dec 28, 2014 9:30 pm

Managed to watch the first and second episodes.

Both could have been compressed into 15 minutes and gotten the point across. I don't see the need to drag these out for a whole hour. Makes them extra depressing.

The point of both is pretty clear. If the present continues as it does, Black Mirror is our future, which means AC will be providing us with electrical power from his fag cycle and I'll be cleaning the jizz off his walls in a yellow rain coat. :oops:
Such potential!

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Re: Black Mirror

Post by ed » Sun Dec 28, 2014 11:00 pm

Rob Lister wrote:If you're a fan of Twilight Zone, you'll enjoy Black Mirror.

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It is available on Netflix.

Each episode is utterly independent so it doesn't matter which one you watch first. I do not, Do Not, DO NOT recommend watching S01E01 first. Watch it, furshur, but not first. It is misleading as to the scope of the series.

So I'm guessing you'll all watch that one first.

But don't. If you do you're a pig fucker.

Really.

Start with S01E02.
I saw this some time ago. A piratical excursion I think. :oops:

Saw the first two, sorta lost interest after that. I thought that it was depressing. Though E02 did strike a chord. It's not the Homesman but it ain't The Interview either. :D
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Re: Black Mirror

Post by Grammatron » Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:12 pm

I saw it over the weekend.

It's ok, but I think it's more Outer Limits than Twilight Zone in that Twilight Zone had "happy endings" some times, where's Outer Limits was always a barrel of depressing things.

Personally, I think this program fails at the same thing it tries to "warn" about. It either transports current society in to an alien, technological world with different ethics. Or, makes a world where our ethics and laws would prevent it at inception.

But I agree with Bruce, this show would better if it was like Twilight Zone/Outer Limits and had sever 15 minutes segments.