Mr. Robot: Season 1 (2015)

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Critic Consensus: Mr. Robot is a suspenseful cyber-thriller with timely stories and an intriguing, provocative premise.

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Air date: May 27, 2015
2
Air date: Jul 1, 2015
3
Air date: Jul 8, 2015
4
Air date: Jul 15, 2015
5
Air date: Jul 22, 2015
6
Air date: Jul 29, 2015
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Air date: Aug 5, 2015
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Air date: Aug 12, 2015
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Air date: Aug 19, 2015
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Air date: Sep 2, 2015

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Series 1 of Mr Robot follows Elliot Alderson, a young computer programmer with an anxiety disorder, who is recruited by Mr Robot and his anarchist team of hackers 'fsociety'.

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Critic Reviews for Mr. Robot Season 1

All Critics (60) | Top Critics (29)

A skinny, pale superhero with way too much on his mind potentially gives the USA network its first big buzz, social media sensation.

Jun 24, 2015 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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It's a mildly interesting fantasy, but the story has too many holes to feel really compelling.

Jun 24, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

USA's Mr. Robot might be the best show in the history of the network.

Jun 23, 2015 | Full Review…

A thought-provoking, exciting, in-your-face hacker drama.

Jun 23, 2015 | Full Review…

[Rami] Malek is an actor worth watching, though, and he is well-suited to his character's quirks.

Jun 23, 2015 | Full Review…

USA Network has already got the ratings. Now it wants the critical cred. Done.

Jun 23, 2015 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
Top Critic

What's great about Mr. Robot, and what one hopes is not lost in its second season, is its tone.

Aug 22, 2018 | Full Review…

But the first thing the show will have to do is get Elliot's brain back on the right track after all of Season 1's revelations, and that won't be easy. But you will be watching.

Jun 22, 2018 | Full Review…

Painstaking in its photography and musical choices, Esmail's show pulls off the tricky feat of telling a gripping story about keyboard tappers that doesn't make computer geeks cringe.

Aug 26, 2015 | Full Review…

It's an engaging watch - tense and fast-paced. Definitely one to check out.

Apr 19, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Mr. Robot: Season 1

PierluigiP

Super Reviewer

Mr. Robot is not your ordinary summer thriller, thanks to it's intriguing premise, a profoundly complexive and morally questionable lead - with a breath-taking performance by Rami Malek - cohersive storytelling, merciless criticism upon modern society, and just the right amount of paranoia, inevitably becoming one of television's must-see content.

FilipeP

Super Reviewer

½

Daring and provocative, Mr. Robot is a stylistic techno thriller from USA. Season 1 follows a computer engineer named Elliot Alderson who's approached by a group of vigilante hackers called "fsociety" to help them bring down the banking conglomerate Evil Corp. in order to wipeout the public debt. However, Elliot is a psychologically disturbed young man who struggles to connect with other people and discern between fantasy and reality; which places fsociety's project in jeopardy. Narrated by Elliot, the show breaks the third wall in a rather interesting way; having him talk to the audience is if they're a voice in his head. Also, the series features a fairly strong cast , which includes Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin and Christian Slater; who all give extraordinary performances. Additionally, the directing is very Kurbrickian; setting an atmospheric tone that's sinister and foreboding. The writing is quite impressive as well; telling a complex story with a lot of subplot (though they don't always work out). Full of intrigue, Season 1 of Mr. Robot is incredibly intense and extremely engaging.

DannM

Super Reviewer

I’m still in total awe of Mr. Robot. As the first season of a series, it is so intelligently and expertly organized, made even more brilliant by its surrealist approach to reality and whether what you’re seeing is actually real. The unreliable narrator meets a brilliant group of hackers that seem to be an ode to Anonymous, the real Internet hacktivists. In Mr. Robot, the stakes are high: corporate debt elimination is a real threat, and this group of individuals could take down the entire economy with the press of a reset button, wiping away all loans and debt. Whether this is terrorism, anarchy, or bravery is for you to decide, all while deciphering its intoxicating, paranoid, mind-bending events. I can still truthfully say I haven’t recovered cognitively or emotionally from the finale.

DAZ

Super Reviewer

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