Very few TV shows have been as intense and philosophically provocative as Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror. The series focuses on the overuse of technology and its serious implications on the human condition. The dark, at times violent and riveting episodes, serves as a warning to modern society which has created a parallel social order using the technologies of AI and digital communications. The genres of each episode shifts from political satire to heist, cop procedurals or war dramas.
Here is the list of top episodes of this modern television classic. If you were wondering which was the best season of Black Mirror, we will leave that up to you.
10. Arkangel — Season 4 Episode 9
This was a special Black Mirror episode directed by Jodie Foster and stars Rosemarie DeWitt as Marie, an over-possessive mother who when she comes to know that there is a technology to monitor her daughter 24*7 decides to go for it. This was an experimental program, and directly live-streamed to her iPad whatever the daughter sees through her eyes. And as we all know, some things should be kept personal from the parents. The mother thus comes to see certain things she would not be proud of, consequences of which takes a massive tragic turn by the end of the episode.