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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Nosedive is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Black Mirror Episodes
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Lacie Pound (Bryce Dallas Howard) lives in a world where anyone can rate your popularity out of five stars from both friends and strangers due to technology inside phones and standard smart lenses that display everyone's name and current rating. Obsessed with being received well, she currently has an approval rating around 4.2...

Screen Actors Guild Award Nomination: Best Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries (Bryce Dallace Howard) 2017

Original Airing: Oct 21, 2016

Season: 3

Episode Number: 1

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The Entire History of You is listed (or ranked) 4 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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