The Entire History of You

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Critic Consensus: Examining how technology amplifies human characteristics, the emotional punch of "The Entire History of You" comes from positing that we don't need futuristic technology to ruin a relationship -- we can do it all by ourselves.

Episode Info

Last in the series of dark dramas. In the near future, everyone has access to a memory implant that records everything they do, see and hear - a sort of Sky Plus for the brain. You need never forget a face again... but is that always a good thing? Starring Toby Kebbell, Jodie Whittaker and Tom Cullen.

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Critic Reviews for The Entire History of You

If you've ever been in a relationship with anyone who's been in another relationship, this one will crush you.

Oct 2, 2018 | Full Review…
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The best episode to date.

Oct 2, 2018 | Full Review…

It feels like a more human story than what we've seen so far, but this is only a means to draw you in close.

Aug 31, 2018 | Full Review…

This was the least effective of the Black Mirror dramas, because the technological element wasn't so crucial to the trajectory of the story.

Aug 15, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Here is Black Mirror doing what only Black Mirror can do - it packages that emotional turmoil in genre concepts that ease you into the trap and only make the final gut punch all the more painful.

Dec 3, 2018 | Full Review…

The episode expertly keeps the focus of its story on a young couple as they struggle to coexist.

Oct 2, 2018 | Full Review…

Black Mirror has had plenty of horrifying images over the course of its four seasons, but the blank-eyed stares as the couple goes through deadeningly routine intimacy is one of the most upsetting and poignant.

Oct 2, 2018 | Full Review…

Somehow at once totally eerie and remarkably human, the episode's climax is certainly predictable, but it's handled with such visual aplomb...

Oct 2, 2018 | Full Review…

One of Brooker's earlier offerings, "The Entire History of You" best displays what paranoid humans are capable of when technology is in their hands.

Oct 2, 2018 | Full Review…

At its core, Black Mirror is about how technology has the power to shape - or wreck - human relationships. Which makes 'The Entire History of You' the purest example of the form, charting the complete disintegration of one man's life...

Oct 2, 2018 | Full Review…