Black Mirror: Season 3 (2014)

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Season 3
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Black Mirror answers the call for a larger season with a double batch of solid episodes that prove Charlie Brooker remains a masterful dystopian storyteller.

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Critic Ratings: 65

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Air date: Oct 21, 2016
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Air date: Oct 21, 2016
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Air date: Oct 21, 2016
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Air date: Oct 21, 2016
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Air date: Oct 21, 2016
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Air date: Oct 21, 2016

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Black Mirror, the acclaimed anthology series that taps into our collective unease about the modern world, comes to Netflix for its long-awaited third season. Touted by Stephen King as "terrifying, funny, intelligent" and "like The Twilight Zone," each stand-alone episode blends themes of technology, anxiety and human relationships, leading to an unforgettable -- and sometimes unsettling -- conclusion.

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Critic Reviews for Black Mirror Season 3

All Critics (65) | Top Critics (21)

The defining quality of the new season is... a consuming interest in online humiliation and how the internet has enabled and accelerated public judgment and derision.

Oct 28, 2016 | Full Review…

Not all the episodes are created equal, but even the lesser installments give the series a sheen of impressive physical and mental athleticism.

Oct 21, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The very best aspect of Black Mirror, the thing that makes the show so compelling, is that Brooker and his collaborators have developed a real knack for taking these seemingly far-flung narratives and making them feel extremely relatable.

Oct 21, 2016 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

This season's batch of Black Mirror episodes are more consistently compelling than ever. It's tough to say exactly why, because so much of the shocking energy in each episode comes from plot twists it would be criminal to reveal in advance.

Oct 21, 2016 | Full Review…
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Even the episodes that miss the mark feel like they're striving for something we don't usually get from modern television.

Oct 21, 2016 | Full Review…

It may be the best binge-watching TV show around - I'll bet you can't watch just one... it's a cult TV offering that you may approach skeptically, but you'll leave having been fully entertained.

Oct 20, 2016 | Full Review…
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Overall, once more Black Mirror has failed to disappoint and made it worth the two-year wait for a new season.

Jan 2, 2020 | Full Review…

'Black Mirror' is special. It deserves our time. And it is not for science fiction fans, far from it. It is for anyone who wants stories with different and surprising approaches. [Full Review in Spanish]

Aug 20, 2019 | Full Review…

Not knowing what you're going to get is part of the thrill with Black Mirror - a show whose stories contain the loose connective tissue of how technology and society may be a toxic relationship.

Feb 7, 2019 | Rating: 8.6/10 | Full Review…

Overall, this new crop of Black Mirror - which all but doubles the show's total count before this - is better than ever.

Aug 28, 2018 | Full Review…

The series's third season ups the ante on the horrors that come with our addiction to technology, parceling out scares with social-media rankings, virtual-reality games, invasion of privacy, and online harassment.

Jan 17, 2018 | Full Review…

Black Mirror limits the margin of error by twisting the structure of the season itself, so that San Junípero... rises as the story that encompasses all the others. [Full review in Spanish]

Jan 16, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Black Mirror: Season 3

  • Apr 28, 2020
    San Junipero was the second episode of Black Mirror I watched based on reddit recommendations for the squeamish on r/blackmirror. Not my first as the thumbnail of 15 Million Merits caught my interest more. Beside SJ, I also watched Nosedive of this season. I didn't like San Junipero. I liked Nosedive well enough for its palatte.
  • Apr 04, 2020
    There's a few dead episodes on this season but then it has San Junipero which to me is the best episode of the whole show, and Hated in the Nation which is top 5
  • Mar 18, 2020
    Season three manages, even after its sh***y debut episode (yeah, seriously, WTF?), to closely crank out another six hours of solid content, even if the pump does feel a little worn now.
  • Jan 21, 2020
    Good storyline, but this is the cringeist acting and shit i've seen in a long time. That ending tho. I had to cringe in the corner. Sutff doesn't make sense why tf she go to prison for killing a doll.
  • Dec 23, 2019
    that u get when your good idea gets financed
  • Aug 15, 2019
    Season 3 was my favorite of the 5 Seasons (so far). Extraordinarily thought provoking, daring, the type of quality TV I can watch multiple times. Highly recommend!
  • Jul 13, 2019
    My Rating 10/10 !!!NO SPOILERS!!! *Its a masterpiece to get comprehensive info or ideas that how future tech will look alike e.g. VR, AR, AI etc developing and what will be the possible situations after 10-50 Years. *Basically its biased on that future technologies that how they can be use as super evil for humanity and kindly note that its not anti-tech Series so as a tech guy i didn't got offended. for example:its like telling people that Guns are good for safety but how are the possible methods or can be used for super evil purposes. *Its an science fiction anthology means each episode have different story but based on main idea Future Technologies. *It not like f**king boring story telling or sad f**king bullsh*t its Action, Drama, Sci-fi, trust me each episode have beautiful story and can be converted to f**king beautiufl 3 hours movie. I was confused that should I watch that i means spend time on that but after Watching first episode It made me watch all the seasons and I have watched all 5 seasons (10:00 PM 13 July 2019) *I loved the film and Its a Must Watch for Sci-fi Lovers
  • Jun 19, 2019
    Playtest and San Junipero are the only two of this season that are remotely worth watching, with Junipero being the stronger of the two. The rest establish a running theme throughout the rest of the series of being entirely incapable of producing a satisfying ending to any of the episodes, as well as being boring and predictable.
  • Jun 15, 2019
    There is no point watching this season, stories felt weird and boring. Cheap story tricks like unexpected events happening that are counter intuitive are far worse than the tricks used GOT s8. Sucks!!!
  • May 30, 2019
    Black Mirror is Twilight Zone Goes Sci-Fi. The perfect show for me. San Junipero is this season is simply magnificent.

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