People On Twitter Are Pitching 'Black Mirror' Episode Ideas, & They're Pretty Good

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Black Mirror is a show that doesn't just entertain - it also makes us think. A good episode can stay in your head for days, making you wonder just how fantastical Charlie Brooker's vision of future technology really is. At its best, it's also a show that's highly emotive. Just try to think about the climax of last year's "San Junipero" episode without feeling the start of a lump in your throat and hearing Belinda Carlisle's "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" in your head.
Season four of Black Mirror launched on 29th December, and people are already discussing the show's growing tendency to self-reference, the feminist themes of one of its standout episodes, and the blink-and-you'll-miss-them superstar cameos. On Twitter, some fans are even pitching their own ideas for future Black Mirror episodes. Some of these ideas are clearly tongue-in-cheek, but others might just have something to them. Check out some of our favourite pitches below.
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Oh, and this jokey one is totally relatable.
Though Charlie Brooker writes most Black Mirror episodes solo, he has been known to collaborate. He co-wrote the season one episode "Fifteen Million Merits" with wife (and Blue Peter legend) Konnie Huq, while the season four episode "Nosedive" was co-written by Parks and Recreation actress Rashida Jones.
And in a way, making an entire episode of a TV show based on something you read on Twitter feels like a very Black Mirror thing to do. So if you think you have a brilliant Black Mirror pitch, don't be afraid to share it. You never know who might see it...
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