Mr. Robot - Season 2, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes



Critic Consensus: Sam Esmail's impeccably directed premiere returns Mr. Robot in dizzyingly terrific form, weaving Eliot's unraveling along with the country's in a compelling, high-stakes look at psyche and society.

Episode Info

Part 1 of 2. The Season 2 premiere finds Elliot in seclusion; Angela happy at E Corp; and fsociety delivering a malicious payload.


Rami Malek
as Elliot
Ben Rappaport
as Ollie Parker
Stephanie Corneliussen
as Joanna Wellick
Grace Gummer
as Dominique DiPierro
Michael Cristofer
as Phillip Price
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Critic reviews for

Even as Elliot seems to wrestle some control back for himself, he continues to burn the world around him.

July 14, 2016 | Full Review…

The two-hour premiere does a brisk job of re-setting the pieces on the board and introducing new ones.

July 14, 2016 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Is it even possible for a form of popular entertainment to imagine life after capitalism in a positive way? This is the question at the back of my mind, and one that will keep me watching this series.

August 22, 2018 | Full Review…

You woke yet? Good, because Mr. Robot is not for the mindless.

June 25, 2018 | Full Review…

Now that Mr. Robot is returning for a second season, it succeeds in keeping the blistering pace and high-stakes momentum that its first act set.

July 14, 2016 | Full Review…

This double-sized premiere really felt like a slow burn entry into this new summer run. Not that Mr. Robot was ever a fact-paced show, but there was a more methodical approach here.

July 14, 2016 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

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