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Black Mirror

Season 1 2011

  • 2011-12-03T19:00:00-05:00 on Channel 4
  • 60 mins
  • 2 hours, 35 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller

Season one of this sci-fi anthology series imagines realities in which people are forced to power their own existence, receive memory implants and more.

3 episodes

1x01 The National Anthem

  • Series Premiere

    2011-12-03T19:00:00-05:00 — 44 mins

A twisted parable for the Twitter age, The National Anthem looks at how life is very much harder for the rich and supposedly powerful now that information is disseminated so quickly and public opinion is so loud, powerful and quick to change. It's a political thriller in which the Prime Minister faces a huge dilemma - and that's all that can be revealed for now...

1x02 15 Million Merits

  • 2011-12-10T19:00:00-05:00 — 62 mins

Set in a sarcastic version of a future reality, 15 Million Merits is a satire on entertainment shows and our insatiable thirst for distraction. In this world, everyone is confined to a life of strange physical drudgery. The only way to escape this life is to enter the 'Hot Shot' talent show and just pray you can impress the judges.

1x03 The Entire History of You

  • 2011-12-17T19:00:00-05:00 — 49 mins

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... but is that always a good thing?