TV Club: Mr. Robot “eps1.0_hellofriend.mov”

“It’s happening.” Those are the two words Elliot utters when it turns out Mr. Robot wasn’t lying, that the hack is real, and his group can do what they say they can. It’s exactly what Elliot was hoping for, and we see the look of excitement in his eyes as he spins around Times Square, taking in the news of Terry Colby’s arrest with something very close to a smile. (Or at least as close as Elliot can come to smiling—it’s not clear yet if a genuine grin is even part of his toolbox.) It’s an adrenaline rush moment, the kind of thing that gets you excited on the character’s behalf; that is, right up until a bunch of men in dark suits usher him inside an SUV and deliver him to a bustling conference room at Evil Corp. At that point …

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