48 Easter Eggs You Missed in BLACK MIRROR SEASON 5

  • Published on Jun 7, 2019
  • Black Mirror Season 5 has a stack of easter eggs and connections to a shared Black Mirrorverse including San Junipero, Bandersnatch, 15 Million Merits & White Christmas. These are the top 48 things you may have missed in Black Mirror Season 5.
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    Season 5 Episodes:
    "Striking Vipers"
    Plot: Two estranged college friends reunite in later life, triggering a series of events that could
    alter their lives forever.
    Cast: Anthony Mackie, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Nicole Beharie, Ludi Lin, Pom Klementieff
    Director: Owen Harris
    Co-Producer: Kate Glover
    Written By: Charlie Brooker
    Plot: A cab driver with an agenda becomes the centre of attention on a day that rapidly spirals
    out of control.
    Cast: Damson Idris, Topher Grace, Andrew Scott
    Director: James Hawes
    Producer: Madonna Baptiste
    Written By: Charlie Brooker
    "Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too"
    Plot: A lonely teenager yearns to connect with her favourite pop star - whose charmed
    existence isn’t quite as rosy it appears...
    Cast: Miley Cyrus, Madison Davenport, Angourie Rice
    Director: Anne Sewitsky
    Written By: Charlie Brooker
    #BlackMirror #MileyCyrus #Netflix
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Comments • 536

  • Flicks And The City
    Flicks And The City  Month ago +97

    Which was your favourite Black Mirror S5 episode?

    • thebruce13
      thebruce13 10 days ago

      None, worst season so far. That was not Black mirror

    • marinos1977
      marinos1977 14 days ago

      Disappointing season compared to previous ones

    • Fast doggo
      Fast doggo 16 days ago

      Flicks And The City Ashley O

    • Carl Bayly
      Carl Bayly 21 day ago

      Flicks And The City none

    • Eda Bülbül
      Eda Bülbül 21 day ago

      All of them was bad

  • Segagens
    Segagens 3 days ago +1

    It seems that in Season 5, Black Mirror lost the most important technology - the balls.
    No longer did I feel challenged by the messages voiced in the episodes. In every episode I waited for the _actual_ twist... The twist, that throws me out of balance upon realizing I was lead to the wrong direction the whole episode. Alas, it never came. No interesting exploration of the potentialities of technology. No dystopian overtones, that make you more anxious than Truman Show.
    Striking Vipers: A lame attempt to please the more left-oriented audience. The big questions the scenario rises were not explored in the necessary depth, that the shows own standard requires. They were just having fun and in the end made a clear statement, that infidelity can be a good thing, and gender might be only a social construct - which it isn't, by the way. In the end, there was no real conclusion and no real payoff. Just two dudes having sex in a virtual reality fighting game... Which itself is a stupid scenario. If the creators of such game were to program such possibility, it would no longer even be a fighting game and the culture around it would change immediately. The politics in this episode are clear and are not really challenged by the story itself. There's nothing wrong liking a little penis every now and then either... It doesn't make you gay. Somehow.
    Smithereens: A lame attempt to convey a normal everyday message through a melodramatic hostage situation. The message of "don't look at your phone while driving" is common sense and we are asked to sympathize with a idiot who doesn't possess it. The scenario is very understandable: you mess up badly, but in your anger place the blame on something external, because the quilt and pain is too huge to accept. However, because it so understandable, it's also very common and thus too normal to be a Black Mirror story. The ending was very hollow as well. The man dies. Is this because he deserved it for his idiocy? He would've deserved to live with his quilt, regret and the fact, that his little phone call didn't give him any true catharsis. Because in the end, he is an idiot and his idiocy cost him his love and no one can yell at a phone loud enough to bring back the dead. How is, then, the woman pressing the button on the computer connected to the sniper shot? Nobody knows... They probably thought it looked cool. The message was bland and no real twist happened. This episode felt a tad patronizing.
    Rachel, Jack and Ashley too: Miley Cyrus being a pop puppet is very accurate. Her artistry in song-writing is not. The logic is so horrible in this one. The character development of Rachel is disrupted and completely left unresolved. How does the protagonist grow as a person from the experience? The episode had too much comedy in it to be taken seriously as a Black Mirror episode. The Nine Inch Nails adaptations were kinda weird. The message was perfect for some teen movie: follow your heart and do what you wanna do, instead of doing what others want you to do. Puh-lease, Black Mirror, you are better than this.
    My favorite episode? Striking Vipers, because I liked the milieu of the game. Otherwise, all of them sucked.

  • eeeeeeeize
    eeeeeeeize 5 days ago

    Give us more episodes Instead of putting all that time into Easter eggs most people will never notice without freeze frames.

  • milkn cookies
    milkn cookies 6 days ago

    oof black mirror fans are the worst, watch a bunch of psuedointellectuals and conspiracy weirdos break this down is hilarious af

  • NA NA
    NA NA 8 days ago

    Absolutely atrocious season. They need to get their act back together

  • Dr Shyho
    Dr Shyho 8 days ago


  • Μιχαήλ Γεωμέτρης

    A reference to TRON and TRON Legacy: The building at the end of the Ashley Too episode, that Ashley gives concert, is way too similar to Sam Flynn's arcade building in TRON and TRON Legacy, and titled BOB'S instead of FLYNN'S.

  • SalesBro
    SalesBro 8 days ago

    I don't think you know what an Easter egg is

  • scorpion subzero
    scorpion subzero 9 days ago

    horrible season

  • Dulcie Keeler
    Dulcie Keeler 9 days ago

    The song "knows what love is" is in all the episodes. Or almost all.

  • Lily Marianna
    Lily Marianna 9 days ago +2

    When the Easter Eggs are more interesting than the storylines.

  • a h
    a h 9 days ago

    The only really important thing here is that the video called Bargain Hunt a reality TV show

  • John Spurr
    John Spurr 10 days ago

    I just started watching this series and just watched "Ashley 2". I really loved this episode. It started a bit slowly but progressed rapidly. The sisters were believable and as time went on got better and better.

  • Alfian Syaifur Rizal
    Alfian Syaifur Rizal 12 days ago

    Season 5 is the worse!

  • WickedSpooky
    WickedSpooky 13 days ago

    Another season and another irritating Anyone Who Knows What Love Is reference.

  • Tracy Martin
    Tracy Martin 13 days ago

    I just wish it was more episodes - episode 1 and 3 were very BMish to me. 2 was more of a PSA.

  • Rachel M
    Rachel M 13 days ago

    I think #Tucker is referencing Malcolm Tucker from The Thick of It, the true king after the Game of Thrones king

    • Rachel M
      Rachel M 13 days ago

      I actually think it might be because The Thick of It is British and seems up Brooker's alley and he won best comedy personality alongside Peter Capaldi: "there was a double win too for Armando Iannucci’s scathing political satire The Thick of It, which saw Peter Capaldi named Best TV Comedy Actor for his performance as ascerbic spin doctor Malcolm Tucker"

  • Jake Ryan
    Jake Ryan 13 days ago

    The Sugar Ape magazine cover with Ashley O is a callback to Nathan Barley - the TV show written by Booker and Chris Morris.

  • Angelcostarica
    Angelcostarica 14 days ago +1

    Ahhhhhh shaaa

  • Dung Nguyen
    Dung Nguyen 15 days ago

    None of these are "missed Easter eggs". Like I never watched the show until this weekend and I quickly noticed the same tech being used as well as the connections to other stories.

  • C.StarzTV
    C.StarzTV 15 days ago

    Anyone notice the smashed tablet from the Arkangel episode on display in the Black Museum?

  • Paul Baker
    Paul Baker 15 days ago +1

    Striking vipers was a typical black mirror episode which I liked, good twist at the end.
    Smithereens was a bit boring and dragged out but I see what they were trying to get at.
    Ashley Too was interesting and almost like watching a film but the ending ruined it, just corny.

  • Carlo Gagliano
    Carlo Gagliano 15 days ago +1

    I LOVE Black Horror and your video made it even MORE enjoyable. Thanks

  • G Al
    G Al 16 days ago

    Yeah Ashley O might be Miley Cyrus

  • Madeleine Mesina
    Madeleine Mesina 16 days ago

    Abi Khan from Fifteen Million Merits is also in the list of contacts in Smithereens!

    ITSMENIKKl 16 days ago

    I could never miss the “Oh but anyone” song that plays in almost every black mirror episode, cause it’s such a bad song 😬😝

  • Chris M
    Chris M 16 days ago +1

    One Easter egg that I think was missed was in striking vipers, when Anthony Mackies character goes to log on to the new game for the first time, the notification icon has an ouroboros in it, this could be a reference to altered carbon as Anthony Mackie is reprising the role of takeshi kovac. The ouroboros is a symbol heavily used in altered carbon

  • Claudiu Dan Angelescu
    Claudiu Dan Angelescu 16 days ago

    What a sad excuse of a season ...

  • Lisa's cat from Blackpink

    It scares me how they all are connected 😲😳

  • core four
    core four 16 days ago +2

    Easter Egg : Ashley O's fans used to be Hannah's

  • Evan
    Evan 17 days ago

    Easter eggs like “Skillaine St” and other examples of putting names from previous characters in titles to fill word spaces is kind of irritating. It comes across as lazy to be honest. I don’t know why people eat that up. The world building is interesting- seeing where things line up on the timeline, dialogue parallels, etc, but they actually seem to have some purpose

  • Dimitri Safarikas
    Dimitri Safarikas 17 days ago +1

    #EasterOmelette : Too many easter eggs, just for the sake of artificially linking all the stories. Leave each of these episodes alone, they don't need a greater plot, they're perfect as they are ... >.

    STRIVE 18 days ago +7

    Black Mirror is turning too "American" (by that I mean commercial) and losing its more gritty roots.

  • Prashanth P
    Prashanth P 19 days ago

    Ashley's aunt opens the Smithereens app while in the car after they unveil the toy

  • Blake Skipper
    Blake Skipper 19 days ago

    New season sucked

  • Imyournewpeppep
    Imyournewpeppep 19 days ago

    The more American the show gets the more cringe it gets. Wasn't impressed with series 5 at all

  • Tango Nevada
    Tango Nevada 19 days ago

    If they only put as much time into writing new episodes with original ideas as they do putting "Easter Eggs" into current episodes, this series could still be compelling.

  • KapeKlaw
    KapeKlaw 20 days ago +1

    This show is starting to have continuity errors. If the news is reporting the architect committing multiple murders meaning these events are happening at the same time as the Ashley O episode, and there's an ad for the memory device from the first episode in the Ashley O episode....then the device used on the architect wouldn't be a working prototype, they should already have that technology upgraded...my only explanation is that they're on different planets, as previously hinted in the Prime Minister Pig episode.

    • Kristen Swanson
      Kristen Swanson 18 days ago

      KapeKlaw Yeah, these episodes REALLY botched the Timelines.

  • Antonio Vieira
    Antonio Vieira 20 days ago

    This series is DEMONIC, it show us OUR FUTURE, controled by AI (antichrist), very soon everybody will get RFID in our brain or hands.

  • Pea Rly
    Pea Rly 20 days ago

    Have you guys noticed the robot dog from Metalhead episode on posters in Bandersnatch episode?

  • Fancy Pants
    Fancy Pants 20 days ago

    Do I need to notice them all though?

  • Maria FERNANDA Sias
    Maria FERNANDA Sias 21 day ago

    Black mirror makes me want to destroy all my tech

  • Selina Caballero
    Selina Caballero 21 day ago


  • R Burns
    R Burns 21 day ago +9

    the storylines this season were interesting but lacked the anxiety i seek in and existed in all the other black mirror seasons. need more episodes about the dark effects of technology!

  • Denessa Statler
    Denessa Statler 21 day ago

    I love the Easter eggs!

  • Matthew Dobbs
    Matthew Dobbs 21 day ago

    This is a statement of the obvious. You have explained the perpetuating plot line of the series......but that's the point.

    • m e
      m e 21 day ago

      Matthew Dobbs it’s the point that most people wouldn’t notice it

  • Trung Tran
    Trung Tran 21 day ago

    Miley cyrus in black mirror?

  • Ms. Mi Witdatbul
    Ms. Mi Witdatbul 21 day ago +1

    Kudos to the writers for the connection of the Black Mirror universe. Bigger kudos to everyone noticed these minute details 🤯🤯🤯🤯

  • Alexis Beaud
    Alexis Beaud 21 day ago +1

    Another easter egg. In the Rachel, Jack, and Ashley Too episode: when Jack and Rachel drive up to Ashley’s house in their dad’s mouse car there is a phone number written on the back. “1 (800) GO-MOUSE” [1 (800) 466 - 6873]. When this number is called it connects to a phone s*x line where you can be connected to speak with either men or women....not sure if this is a number for black mirror or an actual phone s*x line.

  • AshAngg2000
    AshAngg2000 22 days ago +1

    Idk if it's specifically one thing or the game just used a general image, but at the end of S5E3 when Ashley O is doing the NIN song we see that the Ashly Too bot has a sticker on it. It's an Anarchy sticker from Life is Strange: Before the Storm. Which I think is a cool little easter egg (if it is one) since the scene we see it in is a similar setting/vibe as the opening chapter of the LIS:BTS game.
    Of course, that's only if it's really an easter egg to that and not just me seeing a connection that's not there... XD

  • 2010PJS
    2010PJS 22 days ago +2

    Season 5 was a big disappointment.

  • Marci Lilies
    Marci Lilies 22 days ago

    You telling me there's only 3 episodes?

  • CAR LY
    CAR LY 22 days ago

    Thanks for this video! I love black mirror.

  • Lil Gregor
    Lil Gregor 22 days ago

    I really didn't like this season..not even one episode to be honest and I used to enjoy looking it before..two guys doing it in a game..second episode too normal and nothing special.. third episode ok but just that..ok

  • dankwrasslin
    dankwrasslin 22 days ago

    I Didnt't Miss these 48 Easter Eggs in BLACK MIRROR SEASON 5

  • Helina Trice
    Helina Trice 23 days ago +2

    Season 5 was incredibly disappointing and boring in my opinion

  • blessed
    blessed 23 days ago

    Season 5 was not good.
    Episode 1 was aight,but kinda gay .
    Episode 2 was just trash .
    Episode 3 'with miley cyrus' was so stupid and disappointing.
    This was not good and im a bit surprised since black mirror usually is worth the wait and mind blowing.

    • Bored and Sad
      Bored and Sad 22 days ago

      There's nothing wrong with being gay, episode 2 pulled at emotions

  • Weronika Dams
    Weronika Dams 23 days ago

    Isn't Striking vipers starting the same as San Junipero?

    QWEEN PHOXY 23 days ago

    You skipped over #StJuniperStrike
    People were striking against their controversial experiments and treatments on people during Ashley O's Wembly performance. That's around the time the guy ends up moving and opening the Black Museum. He was funded by TCKR who stopped funding him which is why #Tucker is trending

  • Omar Ismail
    Omar Ismail 24 days ago

    There is no need for any of these details to connect the episodes with each other.
    They are connected by their main concept (How technology can reveal the dark instincts of humans)

  • Emily S
    Emily S 24 days ago +1

    I love how it’s all connected

  • Ed Selby
    Ed Selby 24 days ago

    So they shoe-horned references to other episodes into weak stories in order to get you to watch? That's totally a Black Mirror thing

  • khvost
    khvost 24 days ago

    The worst season

  • Berke Altay
    Berke Altay 24 days ago

    ashley o episode was shit. black mirror is going worse with every season sorry.

  • D Vice
    D Vice 24 days ago

    ..theres a season 5?
    is it awkward and metaphorical way up its own asshole like before?
    i might watch it but doctor says if i cringe that hard again i might turn inside out

  • Marley
    Marley 24 days ago

    this show is so wack and i’m absolutely obsessed with it

  • Okac Knezevic
    Okac Knezevic 25 days ago

    Nothing was able to save this season, worst season ever, one more case when Netfilx distroy something good, making it "mainstreme" and "cool", stop it Netfix, you done enough... go make some Quiet Birds or something ...

  • Lex B
    Lex B 25 days ago +9

    I love how they’re all so different but connect so well

  • EJ
    EJ 25 days ago +2

    Also, one of the more obvious easter eggs from this season that people are failing to mention is that one of the avatars from the Striking Vipers game is a white bear

    • Mary Pascoe
      Mary Pascoe 25 days ago +1

      Good one!! I’ve been quoting it nonstop and didn’t make the connection 😂😂

  • The Joe Show
    The Joe Show 25 days ago

    What about the Sugarape reference?