Critic Consensus: From the riveting opening scene to its electrifying final moments, "init1.asec" is packed with consequential moments that set the stage for Elliot's future.
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Critic reviews for eps2.2_init_1.asec
Say what you will about Mr. Robot, but it rarely if ever does anything without a purpose. I can't think of one gun Sam Esmail has brought into center-frame he didn't eventually fire.
This week's episode belongs to Darlene, and its a great showcase for Carly Chaiken.
This week's Mr. Robot opened with a blast from the past, in the form of a flashback that answered some questions we perhaps didn't know we had.
When a show is taking place as much inside the main character's head as Mr. Robot is at the moment, this length is incredibly hard to sustain without feeling the weight of every minute ticking by.
Similar to last week's episode, "init1.asec" answered several questions we forgot we wanted to know.
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