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The optimism of the episode, which aired shortly after the U. 2016 presidential election and in the wake of Brexit, spurred the LGBTQ-friendly love story to become an instant cultural phenomenon.Now, several season-four stories have the potential to do the same.When plotting the stories in the new season, which is now streaming in full on Netflix, Brooker had said the success of "San Junipero" might influence his creative thinking, hinting at more happy endings potentially to come in the new batch of six episodes.Among the group, he delivered on that inference with three episodes and "Hang the DJ" is the most hopeful of them all. Though the series has taken on romance in previous stories ("Be Right Back," "The Entire History of You" and, of course, "San Junipero"), "Hang the DJ" embodies the most recognizable of romantic comedy tropes as a commentary on online dating.After 45 days, those who don’t find a suitable mate get turned into the animal of their choosing.It took the idea of “dying alone” to frightening heights.
This is the idea that, faced with an abundance of choices, be it on Tinder or brands of cereal, we’ve become not freer and happier but more paralyzed and dissatisfied.The app would then either set people up blindly or allow them to schedule with another user based on the times and locations they had on offer.It sounds like a brilliant way to do an end-run around endless predate conversing, but Ok Cupid got a lot of backlash over the app. Well, one of the reasons people often don’t want to go on dates immediately with strangers from the Internet is that they want to make sure they’ll be safe — and often picking a public place isn’t enough to ensure that.Until the Emmy-winning "San Junipero" episode of season three, the cardinal rule of Charlie Brooker's Netflix series had been to expect a bleak moral of the story, one that is always accompanied by a shock twist.
But the series, which pairs techno-paranoia with human potential, upended its golden rule with the final moments of the love story between Yorkie (Mackenzie Davis) and Kelly (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), two dying women who found eternal love when uploading their consciousness to the cloud so they could live out all of their days in the simulated '80s resort town of San Junipero.
In a story that starts by telling its characters to hand over their free will to the supremacy of technology, it ends up melding the two.