Mr. Robot - Season 2, Episode 8 - Rotten Tomatoes




Critic Consensus: One of Mr. Robot's most haunting and suspenseful episodes, "Successor" focuses on Darlene and fsociety, where the stakes have been raised immeasurably and the group is on the brink of collapse.

Episode Info

Fsociety releases a video; and Darlene acts on an old desire.


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 eps2.6_succ3ss0r.p12

Elliot has been broken for a long time, but "Successor" was the first Mr. Robot episode that truly showed everyone else around him is, too.

August 26, 2016 | Full Review…

Something that Mr. Robot's second season has pulled off masterfully is demonstrating what an absolute damn horror show it is to feel surrounded on all sides, something pulled off perfectly with the tension building this episode around Trent and Mobley.

August 25, 2016 | Full Review…

This week's episode is a showcase for Darlene, and Carly Chaikin makes the most of it.

August 25, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…

To be honest, I have lost some interest in the show's plot and now simply enjoy its many beautiful and magical moments.

August 22, 2018 | Full Review…

The idea of an Elliot-free episode of Mr. Robot sounds like the result of a wacky-tobacky session in the writers room, but "Successor" was a winner because of the way it pushed its characters to the edge and forced them to react.

August 25, 2016 | Full Review…

What I enjoyed so much about this episode is that it finally put a stronger spotlight on Mobley and Trenton.

August 26, 2016 | Full Review…

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