Black Mirror – Recommendations and mini review no spoilers.
These are the episodes I think are the best few, they’re all separate stories so you can watch in any order. I didn’t really like the others. As a general warning, most of them contain unpleasant scenes and it gets worse down the list with the first being the lightest and the others being notably darker. I didn’t really like any of the other episodes, I either finished them and didn’t care or didn’t finish them at all.
This series is very hit or miss, the first two episodes on this list make me want to watch a whole series about those characters. The other 3 are just entertaining enough, fueled mostly by the element of surprise, but the first 2 are amusing even if you know what’s going to happen. Though I didn’t get any spoilers while watching any of them, I don’t normally mind spoilers and enjoy narratives that remain strong even upon rewatching. As an additional warning, don’t always expect a happy ending.
S3E1 Nosedive (pretty light, about social media and rank)
S3E6 Hated in the Nation (detectives, hackers, twitter and robot bees)
S2E4 White Christmas (reflecting on the past, AI ethics)
S2E2 White Bear (prejudice/revenge, empathy, surprise twist)
S3E5 Men Against Fire (army, war, ethics, mental conditioning)