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The Best Black Mirror Episodes  

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List Rules Vote up the Black Mirror episodes that you'll never forget.

Thanks to Netflix, fans of Black Mirror, the BBC shows Netflix brought stateside, have been gifted many more episodes since its premiere back in 2011. Black Mirror often examines the darker side of technology and asks: are we all doomed?

Many Black Mirror episodes leave viewers feeling exhausted, having witnessed the worst of the marriage between humanity and technology. But every Black Mirror episode has its own merits and many fans hotly debate which Black Mirror episodes are the best in the series. Weigh in on the debate below by voting up the episodes of Black Mirror that left you saying, "holy sh*t, what did I just watch?"

White Christmas (Black Mirror) is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Black Mirror Episodes
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In a mysterious and remote snowy outpost, Matt and Potter share an interesting Christmas meal together, swapping creepy tales of their earlier lives in the outside world...



International Emmy Award Nomination: Best Performance by an Actor (Rafe Spell) 2015
 

Original Airing: Dec 16, 2014

Season: 2

Episode Number: Christmas Special

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Hang the DJ is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Black Mirror Episodes
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Hang the DJ

Hang the DJ explores the natural progression of dating apps when it takes a look at a Tinder-esque software that helps decide who its users can date rather than allowing them to figure it out for themselves. The app runs users through every scenario possible, and even decides when you should split. It's a great system, but it can't stop Amy and Frank from meeting up with one another again and again.



BAFTA Award Nomination: Best Single Drama 2019
Black Reel Award Nominations - Best Supporting Actress in a TV Movie or Limited Series (Georgina Campbell) 2018

Original Airing: Dec 29 2017

Season: 4

Episode Number: 4

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The Entire History of You is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Black Mirror Episodes
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Set in an alternative reality where everyone has access to a system which records everything they do, see or hear. You need never forget a face, a holiday or a night out again...

Original Airing: Dec 18 2011

Season: 1

Episode Number: 3

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USS Callister is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Black Mirror Episodes
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Robert Daly is a sad sack CTO at a virtual reality company who's created a fantasy world for himself aboard the fictional USS Callister, a ship modeled after Space Fleet - a Star Trek stand in. In his real life Daly may be a put upon dork, but while captaining the Callister he's a tyrannical throwback to '60s sci-fi male chauvinism. His imaginary world runs smoothly until his creation starts to fight back against him. 



BAFTA Award Nomination: Best Supporting Actor (Jimmi Simpson) 2018
Black Reel Award Nominations - Best Supporting Actress in a TV Movie or Limited Series (Michaela Coel) 2018
Emmy Award Nominations: Best TV Movie - WON, Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Jesse Plemons), Best Writing - WON, Best Cinematography, Best Music Composition, Best Single-Camera Picture Editing - WON, Best Sound Editing - WON
Saturn Award Nomination: Best Guest Performance in a TV Series (Jesse Plemons)
Costume Designer Guild Award Nomination - Excellence in Fantasy TV Series
MTV Movie & TV Awards Nomination - Most Frightened Performance (Cristin Milioti)

Original Airing: December 29, 2017

Season: 4

Episode Number: 1

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