eps2.1_k3rnel-pan1c.ksd (Episode 4)

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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.

Episode Info

Elliot vows to beat Mr. Robot; Angela gets a glimpse behind the curtain at E Corp; and fsociety stirs up trouble.

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Critic Reviews for eps2.1_k3rnel-pan1c.ksd (Episode 4)

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.

Jul 27, 2016 | Full Review…

This week's episode belongs to Darlene, and its a great showcase for Carly Chaiken.

Jul 27, 2016 | Full Review…

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.

Jul 28, 2016 | Full Review…

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.

Jul 27, 2016 | Full Review…

Similar to last week's episode, "init1.asec" answered several questions we forgot we wanted to know.

Jul 27, 2016 | Full Review…

"eps2.2_init_1.asec" was a another thrilling episode.

Jul 27, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

This week's hour-long episode, entitled "eps2.2_init1.asec," (because Mr. Robot, people) is about as bright and shiny as this show is ever likely to get. We even see a real smile out of Elliot - no Adderall involved.

Jul 28, 2016 | Full Review…

This episode was stuffed with information, but the most compelling moments came when Elliot and Darlene's lives started to intertwine again.

Jul 28, 2016 | Full Review…

Contrary to its signature visual style, Mr. Robot delights in narrative symmetry, and tonight's episode is no exception. "eps2.2init1.asec" begins in the past and ends pointing toward the future.

Jul 27, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Dreams provide a counterpoint to the central conceit of this episode: The chess game fought for control of Elliot's mind. Or rather, the game Elliot thinks is going to be played, and Mr. Robot knows is going to quietly end in a stalemate, time and again.

Jul 27, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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