TV Club: Mr. Robot: “eps1.8m1rr0r1ng.qt”

“Who am I?” – Jean Valjean, Les Misérables

Elliot finally caught up to us. It took being confronted with his father’s grave, but at long last, the circle is closed. And he is not pleased. He fixes us with an icy, trembling stare, and says (with just the faintest tinge of bitterness), “You knew all along, didn’t you?” Which isn’t entirely true, at least not for most of us. It was a couple of episodes in before we really started to realize just what Mr. Robot might be, and we never knew as much as Elliot thinks we did. Indeed, if there’s one thing Mr. Robot definitively confirmed last week, it’s that none of us know as much as we think. Elliot, of all people, should start to realize this. Especially now that he’s been forced to say it: He is Mr. Robot.

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