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USS Callister



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A suspenseful series that taps into the collective unease about our modern world.


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Critic reviews for USS Callister

It raises some prescient, topical points about how men in power abuse their positions of authority.

August 21, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

What I liked most about "USS Callister," which makes for an exceptionally strong start to this new season, was the nasty, winking twist of its set-up.

August 21, 2018 | Full Review…

It's too simple to say that "USS Callister" is the hour of television we needed at the end of 2017. But it certainly was quite welcome.

August 21, 2018 | Rating: A | Full Review…

It's a provocation to bad fans (of which Black Mirror may have a few)-a male fantasy that gets disrupted by women and people of color-that is also very funny, very well-plotted, and questions and celebrates its Trekkian source material with great wit.

August 21, 2018 | Full Review…
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The performances in this episode are some of the best in the series as well. Milioti finally gets a role worthy of her talents.

October 10, 2018 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

An unexpected, candy-colored genre exercise,"Callister" isn't just one of the best surprises of the show, it's the kind of episode so specific it seems as though it could easily spawn a series of its own.

October 3, 2018 | Full Review…

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