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Mr. Robot Revisited | Season 1 Episode 8 Recap


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Hello, friend! Welcome to the Mr. Robot podcast on Post Show Recaps. Josh Wigler (@roundhoward) and Antonio Mazzaro (@acmazzaro) are re-watching and discussing a new episode of Mr. Robot season one every week, leading up to the season two premiere on July 13. The podcast contains two separate spoiler-free and spoiler-filled sections. Please do not post spoilers in the comments section.

This week, Josh and Antonio discuss the eighth episode of the series, and the introduction of White Rose, the Dark Army’s enigmatic leader, played by B.D. Wong. They also talk about the game-changing reveals at the end of the episode involving Elliott, Darlene, Mr. Robot and their shared history together.

Send your questions in for the podcast through our feedback form. Next week’s podcast focuses on episode three of the series.

WARNING: The spoiler section of the podcast begins at the 1:19:10 mark.

  • Reynaldo Hernandez Aponte

    Wow. What an episode to recap guys. Kudos!

  • Spencer Watson

    Great podcast, as always. At the moment when Elliott sees all the other characters in his hoodie do you think it’s possible that he’s merely speculating that one of them is himself? Like, he could have momentarily considered the possibility that someone else he thinks he knows doesn’t really exist and is, in fact, himself acting as another personality and what that looks like to him is his brain considering each person, one at a time, being dressed as himself.

    I definitely don’t see anyone else being Also Elliott (AE). We have too many scenes with these other characters interacting with each other and referring to each other by their rightful names. I think that’s too complex to consider.

  • Daniel

    Home stretch! Thanks again for the podcast. The rewatch has really increased my appreciation for this show. So pumped for the 13th! Any chance you guys will do any live shows this season?