Mr. Robot - Season 2, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes




Critic Consensus: Brimming with suspense and ripe with intrigue,"Init_5" answers lingering questions only to raise others as the season approaches what's sure to be a compelling final act.

Episode Info

Angela wants more from E Corp than they want to give; and Elliot and Darlene seek answers.


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 eps2.7_init_5.fve

If this episode is any indication, that tapestry is tearing itself apart. Esmail reached into his constantly-expanding bag of visual tricks to demonstrate the idea that Elliot and Mr. Robot are breaking apart, separating like oil poured into water.

September 1, 2016 | Full Review…

It's a surprise how important the past of Washington Township is to the future.

September 1, 2016 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Ya know, Mr. Robot has always done an excellent job of misdirection and surprise knock-your-socks-off twists.

June 25, 2018 | Full Review…

With "init_5.fve," Mr. Robot returns, for now, to something like equilibrium, and like succ3ss0r.p12 it concludes with enough clouds on the horizon to hold the interest another week.

September 6, 2016 | Rating: 7.3/10 | Full Review…

Truthfully, this show has been missing a key element all season long: Tyrell Wellick. The slick-haired, cold-blooded exec helped make Season 1 the addictive ride it was.

September 1, 2016 | Full Review…

Things are coming together rapidly, and the story is starting to make more and more sense. Here's to all Tyrell in the season's penultimate hour!

September 1, 2016 | Full Review…

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