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Postby auspice » Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:44 pm

I know we ruled out Tyrell being the third personality but this scene is still fucking weird.

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Postby auspice » Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:52 pm

gaaaah I don't know what to think

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Postby kid_chameleon » Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:06 pm

Man. That episode. Wow.
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Postby chargie » Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:46 am

i guess it kinda makes sense now why elliot has darlene down as delores haze in his phoneToggle Spoiler
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Postby chargie » Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:52 am

Bad Craziness wrote:That was maybe the greatest single episode of television I’ve ever seen


yeah can't argue with this
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Postby Frank » Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:38 pm

I’m on episode four of the current season and wondering if anyone noticed Domonique chatting with someone named “happyhardonhenry806” and connect it to Christian Slater’s role in Pump Up the Volume as Happy Harry Hardon? This show rules.
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Postby neck » Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:06 pm

i just started this (i'm on epiaode 4), and have had some stuff spoiled (slater is a personality based on elliot's dad, darelene is elliot's sister, elliot's dad abused him, there is another personality)Toggle Spoiler so i'm gonna tag my question to (spoilers for season one and maybe two)

is it for sure darlene isn't the other personality? when elliot returns to the hideoutfir the first time, mr robot stands directly between elliot and darlene to answer a question she seems to be directing at elliot. later when elliot returns to his apartment with shayla, shayla doesn't seem aware of darlene and then when darlene tries to introduce herself, elliot stands between her and shayla the same way mr robot did earlier.Toggle Spoiler
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Postby neck » Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:32 pm

nsver mind. i think the show just answered it.
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Postby Frank » Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:48 pm

welcome to the show, neck
I thought season two was sort of a drag (but still good) but seasons three and (presumably, so far) four are great
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Postby Feech La Manna » Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:59 pm

Season 2 improves a lot when you watch it without a week between each episode
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Postby That Demon Life » Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:52 am

Yoooo that was remarkable.

I love that they made the whole thing a stage play and the gun didn't even come back in the final act, it was the knife.
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Postby That Demon Life » Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:04 am

This show and this season are a masterpiece. Someday it will get the recognition and respect it deserves.
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Postby That Demon Life » Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:08 am

Didn't the Dark Army dude shoot through the windows of the van if so how did it hit TW where it did in the gut? That could be a hint that he isn't real?Toggle Spoiler
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Postby Bad Craziness » Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:55 am

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Postby auspice » Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:09 am

Feech La Manna wrote:Season 2 improves a lot when you watch it without a week between each episode


this

DVD box sets in the 2000s and then watching season 2 of Mr. Robot via the USA website week-two-week cemented that the weekly episodic model is the worst, broadcast/cable networks can eat shit.

that being said, the Netflix strategy of "our originals don't need endings for their episodes since everyone is binging anyway" isn't a good model for TV either. i prefer watching 1 episode per night, then i'll bunch up the first 2/last2 eps of each season I watch. when I break my rule and end up watching 2 in a row mid-seasons that's how I know a show is one of my favorites.
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Postby Paul » Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:13 am

Yeah I cant binge shows over the course of a day. I like to do 1 episode a day, occasionally 2.

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Postby nautical hyperblast » Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:29 am

holy moly.
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Postby shirts optional » Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:39 am

holy cow the therapy episode was incredible
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Postby auspice » Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:54 pm

that JaniceToggle Spoiler headshot was a real chef-kissing-hands moment
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Postby auspice » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:31 pm

now that the Vera/JaniceToggle Spoiler subplots have wrapped, does this mean we're finally getting the E board meeting next episode?
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Postby john plainman 2 » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:54 pm

so is child Elliott the 3rd personality?Toggle Spoiler
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Postby Paul » Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:18 pm

I think/hope so
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Postby auspice » Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:07 pm

It would certainly make sense but I'm hoping for a more shocking reveal than yet. Wasn't Esmail saying that no one had guessed it yet? I thought I remember people speculating almost immediately that the 3rd personality was kid Elliot.

Also, the 3rd personality was the one who initially spoke with Vera at the beginning of the season when he showed up at Elliott's apartment, per what Darlene said? Why would kid Elliott be the one to deal with him?
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Postby Bad Craziness » Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:27 pm

in the “other one” scene, it’s kid Elliot and mom-image who are talking about Elliot, Mr. Robot, and The Other One, so the other one cant be kid elliot
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Postby That Demon Life » Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:37 pm

Yeah was about to post that. It can't be kid Elliott.

Dunno how I feel about it, but it could be "us", right?
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Postby Bad Craziness » Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:38 pm

That Demon Life wrote:Yeah was about to post that. It can't be kid Elliott.

Dunno how I feel about it, but it could be "us", right?


lol I kind of like that as a thread to pull on, and it has a ring of truth since Elliot’s been talking to us for the entire show

but “we” didn’t talk to Vera ?

I think trying to spin a cinematic unreliable narrator together with breaking the 4th wall is a bridge too far
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Postby That Demon Life » Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:43 pm

auspice wrote:It would certainly make sense but I'm hoping for a more shocking reveal than yet. Wasn't Esmail saying that no one had guessed it yet? I thought I remember people speculating almost immediately that the 3rd personality was kid Elliot.

Also, the 3rd personality was the one who initially spoke with Vera at the beginning of the season when he showed up at Elliott's apartment, per what Darlene said? Why would kid Elliott be the one to deal with him?


Vera didn't talk to Elliott then, just Darlene. She relayed the message to Elliott, I thought?

Edit: oops. Read that wrong. I was thinking the tag at the end of season 3.
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Postby Feech La Manna » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:59 pm

Man, this season
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Postby scarsdalevibe » Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:07 am

it’s been building so well i’m really worried sam’s gonna blow it

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Postby ecto » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:48 pm

scarsdalevibe wrote:it’s been building so well i’m really worried sam’s gonna blow it

like if this is all in his head and he’s in a nuthouse the entire timeToggle Spoiler

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