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Old 07-26-2015, 12:51 PM   #176
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I definitely think that's the case.

In the last scene (I believe) of the last episode, when the chick is about to launch the hack and Mr. Robot talks her out of it, during the entire time that Mr. Robot is talking Eliott is in the background looking and sipping his drink. Then Eliott takes over (Mr. Robot says sg like "Can someone talk sense into this woman?") and Mr. Robot is then in the background eating popcorn.

I thought it was really showing in this last episode.

Also there's a scence in the episode before that when Mr. Robot actually talks to the other guys, when Eliott is out because he's in withdrawal. During that scene the other guys are saying they should leave him behind, and Mr. Robot interacts with them. Turns out, a bit later, that this scene was all in Eliott's head (it starts with that, then goes on to other dreams and flashes).

I'm pretty sure we'll have the "reveal" soon enough.
What we really threw me tho was the girl was talking to Mr robot and she said if you take one step closer I press enter. Then Elliot walks up and she seems to be calm all of a sudden.
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Old 07-26-2015, 01:07 PM   #177
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Re: New Show- Mr. Robot

You guys realize that the "Evil" corp is not a real company don't you?

look back to the first ep.
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Old 07-26-2015, 02:32 PM   #178
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My "speculation" is that Tyrell is either bankrolling (or bought off the mercenaries) or is the head of the Dark Army. It's no coincidence he showed up at Steel Mountain, and also no coincidence that the "deal" between the Dark Army and fsociety was killed before fsociety showed up there. I can't find a way to make it so that he's not involved. He's an absolutely evil guy..
I totally agree with this. Tyrell treats Elliot like an ant whose desires are simple and irrelevant. He is seeking to gain control of E Corp for some nefarious reason - a super villain on his way up.

Isn't "Tyrell" also the name of the mega corp in Blade Runner?
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Old 07-26-2015, 02:58 PM   #179
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Pretty clear no? Elliot jailed him, somehow gang leader dude figured it out (hope this gets some more explanation), and gang leader is coming after Elliot.
Yeah I know what the plot is. I don't know why I should care about this storyline though. It's the B Story that does not seem in any way related to what is going on. That might change and the stories will come together but right now I don't care about it and the show would be better off without the distraction.
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Old 07-26-2015, 04:04 PM   #180
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Yeah I know what the plot is. I don't know why I should care about this storyline though. It's the B Story that does not seem in any way related to what is going on. That might change and the stories will come together but right now I don't care about it and the show would be better off without the distraction.
I agree it feels very filler-ish at the moment, though I thought the scene itsself was pretty awesome. It will probably feed filler scenes in the next few episodes and in the last episodes of the season everything will come together.

Something like they finally have the chance to take down E Corp if they do x but his ex-dealer girlfriend gets abducted by gang leader at the same time.
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Old 07-26-2015, 04:07 PM   #181
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Re: New Show- Mr. Robot

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Yeah I know what the plot is. I don't know why I should care about this storyline though. It's the B Story that does not seem in any way related to what is going on. That might change and the stories will come together but right now I don't care about it and the show would be better off without the distraction.
I agree. Like the show isn't complicated enough without this. They're going 12 different directions at once.
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Old 07-26-2015, 04:09 PM   #182
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You guys realize that the "Evil" corp is not a real company don't you?

look back to the first ep.
It just stands for a random mega-conglomerate in the universe of the show, but giving it an actual name would probably open them up to potential lawsuits or something? So they chose to have it named Evil Corp because that's how Elliot sees it.

Pretty clever way of solving it. Though the logo really looks like Enron so maybe they aren't afraid of lawsuits afterall. I guess they wouldn't be sued by Enron tho .
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Old 07-26-2015, 04:13 PM   #183
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They're literally using the Enron logo.
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Old 07-26-2015, 04:34 PM   #184
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The debt notices the blonde looked at said "E CORP". The company is not named evil corp as was explained but its clearly a real thing
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Old 07-27-2015, 07:09 PM   #185
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Re: New Show- Mr. Robot

Elliot's speech belittling the fat lonely cat guy was some Walter White esque darkness.

Really enjoying this show and considering it's on USA I am completely mind blown that network would greenlight this show. Well done USA
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Old 07-27-2015, 07:23 PM   #186
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Evil Corp logo reminds me a lot of Dell with the angled E
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Old 07-27-2015, 07:32 PM   #187
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Elliot's speech belittling the fat lonely cat guy was some Walter White esque darkness.

Really enjoying this show and considering it's on USA I am completely mind blown that network would greenlight this show. Well done USA
USA has been looking for something special since Burn Notice and Psych left. This is the closest they've gotten so far. Jury's still out on how special it is.
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Old 07-28-2015, 03:19 AM   #188
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Re: New Show- Mr. Robot

Nice little homage to Risky Business at the end there. Tangerine Dream song with shots in the subway and the philosophical voice over. Portia Doubleday kinda looks like Rebecca Demornay. And even the pimp Joe Pantelono character was involved in that scene(the drug dealer). The drug dealer callls him at the end after he has taken the most important thing to him(not the crystal egg, in this case, but his girlfriend). Let me know if I'm missing any references.

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Old 07-29-2015, 05:51 AM   #189
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Evil Corp logo reminds me a lot of Dell with the angled E
i think its pretty obvious its a copy of the enron logo
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Old 07-29-2015, 03:14 PM   #190
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Evil corp: http://mrrobot.wikia.com/wiki/E_Corp?file=ECorp.png

Enron: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Enron_Logo.svg
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Old 07-29-2015, 03:46 PM   #191
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Evil Corp logo is a tilted rectangle.

Enron's and the E in Dell are tilted squares.

Just sayin' (nit version)
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Old 07-29-2015, 07:31 PM   #192
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Elliot's speech belittling the fat lonely cat guy was some Walter White esque darkness.
I loved this speech but also lol'd at the same time. I just kept imagining him saying that to me and when he was done just looking at him right in the eye and saying "Yeah duh. I already know that. Now on with the tour."
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Old 07-29-2015, 11:06 PM   #193
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Very good episode
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Old 07-29-2015, 11:10 PM   #194
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+ 1. I have no idea what will happening next and I love it!
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Old 07-29-2015, 11:44 PM   #195
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Wow. Still processing what just happened, but wow.
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Old 07-30-2015, 12:09 AM   #196
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Evil Corp's logo looks like

Many slow ponies ITT
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Old 07-30-2015, 02:26 AM   #197
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Re: New Show- Mr. Robot

Thought this was the weakest episode. Sure, it had drama but I thought it was poorly executed.
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Old 07-30-2015, 02:30 AM   #198
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Yeah I'm thinking they are just going full Fight Club. "Sometimes you imagined yourself watching me".

Still, incredible episode. And the score is great. It is like the Reznor scores, but that's a good thing! Perfectly fits the tone.
I find the score distracting because I am just constantly analyzing how similar it is to things Reznor has recently done. Feels very hacky. But if you aren't a Reznor fan boy like me it's probably enjoyable.
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Old 07-30-2015, 02:36 AM   #199
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Thought this was the weakest episode. Sure, it had drama but I thought it was poorly executed.
Weakest episode? That was the most intense episode yet. This gets better and better every week.

Reaching BrBa levels of drama.

I liked the interaction with the CTO teasing Tyrell to take his $1,000,000 Patek Phillips as a consolation prize to pay off his mortgage.
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Old 07-30-2015, 03:07 AM   #200
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really enjoyed this episode
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