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Black Mirror marks season 4 premiere by paying tribute to 2017

Gutted about the distinct lack of 2017 Wipe this year? Yeah, us too.

But fear not! Because Charlie Brooker has given us a worthy replacement in the form of this frankly terrifying tribute to the shitstorm that was 2017.

Well, what better way is there to celebrate the arrival of the fourth season of Black Mirror than by reminding us that truth really is stranger than fiction.

Happy New Year, indeed!

Thankfully, Black Mirror doesn’t only unwittingly share its universe with ours – as its episodes have now been confirmed as connected in one dark and delicious Black Mirror thread.

Speaking to Digital Spy ahead of the anthology’s premiere on Netflix – which is today, by the way – series creator Charlie Brooker hinted at a resolution for one very popular fan theory.

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Confirming that ‘Black Museum’ will “explicitly” confirm the show’s connections, Charlie told us: “It does actually now seem to imply that it is all a shared universe.”

So, if you want to experience season four’s explanation in the correct order, you can do just that, as Brooker has also gifted fans with an official running order of the latest six episodes.

First up on our binge-list is ‘USS Callister’, starring Jesse Plemons and Cristin Milioti, followed by the Jodie Foster-directed ‘ArkAngel’.

Third is ‘Crocodile’, and then it’s ‘Hang the DJ’, which stars Georgina Campbell and has been mentioned as one of the standouts by reviewers.

The last two are ‘Metalhead’, shot entirely in black and white, and the “visceral” ‘Black Museum’.

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Black Mirror is available to stream on Netflix right now. Oh, and Happy New Year!

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Source: http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/black-mirror/news/a846305/black-mirror-marks-season-4-premiere-terrifying-look-back-at-2017/

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