TV Club: Black Mirror ends its season with a solid but unremarkable thriller

And with that, we come to the end of Black Mirror‘s third season. So much has changed! I look back at the start, and I marvel at how far we’ve come. Our kids are in college now, inventing new ways to make us obsolete. Our jobs have become irrelevant, and the things we once thought were cool have become decidedly uncool, and new, scary things have come to take their place. Also, I’m really into belaboring the hell out of this joke, but “Hated In The Nation” is a double-long episode, so we have the time.

All in all, I’d say this was a solid season. There are a couple episodes here I would rank among the series’ best, with one being, for me at least, a clear contender for the first-prize slot. And while the collection of six had its share of weaker moments, none …

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