Welcome to the eighth day of our Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar, where today we’re gonna be taking a quick look back at one of our favorite ever sequences from Season Two.
“Eighth” that’s lame. Look at it, it doesn’t even look like a word. It’s like The Sith of Words. sorry, Sihth!
Eighth is the Cthulhu of ordinal numbers.
The sequence comes from the episode “Kernel Panic” and is one of those rare moments that makes you feel all gooey inside! It does us, anyway!
So without further ado, here’s the full sequence in adder-all its glory!
It’s not just the brilliant music choice, it’s everything about these four and half minutes. It just screams creativity
We waxed lyrical about this sequence here, which is defo worth another look, even if I do say so myself!
But here’s a very quick highlights package!
Everything from The Beatles Abbey Road homage…
To the sound mix creating moments of genius like Elliot climbing the stairs in time with the Apple Mac volume up control and his pill-popping to the Basso error beep.
And not to forget the Apple spinning wheel of death reflected in Elliot’s eyes as he watched his laundry spin round and round the machine…
As little girls from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining scared the living crap out of us at Mr Robot Hacks HQ!
While we believe the scene in his prison cell… ahem, sorry – bedroom revealed a major clue about Elliot’s reality:
We’ll be back tomorrow with another treat and while connected to Mr Robot, you’ll never guess what it is!