Mr. Robot - Season 2, Episode 7 - Rotten Tomatoes




Critic Consensus: The final moments of "h4ndshake.sme" make a significant reveal, yet it's the carefully drawn characters and their allegorical relations that continue to be the most important constant in the show.

Episode Info

Mr. Robot and Elliot try to make nice; and Joanna is given an ultimatum.


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 eps2.5_h4ndshake.sme

Last night's Mr. Robot, "eps2.5_h4ndshake.sme," dropped the logic bomb we felt coming for a while now, the revelation that Elliot's "perfectly constructed loop" was only perfectly constructed because it was orchestrated behind the steel bars.

August 18, 2016 | Full Review…

If you were one of the many viewers who thought that Elliot was not really hiding out at his mother's home then congratulations, you win a bitcoin.

August 18, 2016 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

So much of the rest of season two has been such an impressive slow-burn that I'm inclined to cut the predictability of the prison twist more slack than it probably deserves.

August 18, 2016 | Full Review…

A number of things were made a bit clearer... we got answers to a few questions that we've been wondering since the show returned for season two.

August 18, 2016 | Full Review…

The twist was revealed perfectly - once again proving that it's the execution, not the twist itself, which keeps us all tuned in to this series.

August 18, 2016 | Rating: 4.25/5 | Full Review…

"Handshake" was another perfectly fine episode of Mr. Robot. But is "perfectly fine" what we expect from a show that dazzled us so greatly in Season 1?

August 17, 2016 | Full Review…

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