Mr. Robot - Season 1, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes



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Episode Info

The premiere of the psychological thriller finds cyber-security engineer and vigilante-styled computer hacker Elliot wooed by a notorious hacker; and an evil corporation hacked.


Rami Malek
as Elliot
Ben Rappaport
as Ollie Parker
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If you're a cynic and possible anarchist who rails against everything from big business to social media and wants to see it all torn down, then this is DEFINITELY the show for you.

June 19, 2018 | Full Review…

It's obviously impossible to judge a series based on a single episode, but they've played a strong first hand.

August 27, 2015 | Rating: 8.7/10 | Full Review…

Mr. Robot is easily one of the best new shows this summer, and from the unlikeliest of sources, the USA network.

June 25, 2015 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

I really enjoyed the gradual introduction of Christian Slater's titular Mr. Robot.

August 27, 2015 | Rating: 4.25/5 | Full Review…

And so begins a very promising story, one that seems to revolve around Elliot Alderson, a mysterious group of hackers, and their sly leader (Christian Slater), known only as Mr. Robot, thanks to the name patch on his jacket.

September 11, 2015 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

If you haven't watched it... this is an episode of television that needs to be sought out right now.

August 27, 2015 | Full Review…

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