Black Mirror - Season 3, Episode 6 - Rotten Tomatoes

Hated in the Nation



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Episode Info

In near-future London, police detective Karin Parke (Kelly Macdonald) and her tech-savvy sidekick Blue (Faye Marsay) investigate a string of mysterious deaths with a sinister link to social media.


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Critic reviews for Hated in the Nation

Hated in the Nation is blunt, but its target is diffuse... It's a depressing note to end Black Mirror on, but a fitting one -- a caution to its audience to never feel too high and mighty about your conduct online.

August 17, 2018 | Full Review…

The story is 90 minutes of classic pulp mystery (feature-length ain't no thang on Netflix mang), but because this is one of the darkest sci-fi series to ever hit the small screen.

August 17, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Director James Hawes is a TV mini-series stalwart -- and he uses the episode's larger canvas to give the moral complexities of Brooker's script the breathing space they deserve.

August 17, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

I do admit that the episode introduces some real topical discussion but there is nothing studious or compelling about literalized murder resulting from internet hate.

September 4, 2018 | Rating: 5/10 | Full Review…

This episode...has the best cinematography of the series.

August 22, 2018 | Full Review…

While Black Mirror's dedication to the art of the twist is admirable in the abstract, it doesn't always work in practice. Hated in the Nation never figures out exactly what it's critiquing

August 18, 2018 | Full Review…

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