Why Is ‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 Solely Three Episodes Lengthy? Are Extra Episodes Coming?

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Black Mirror Season 5


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Black Mirror Season 5

When the long-awaited Black Mirror Season 5 releases, followers shall be a bit confused. Black Mirror is often six episodes lengthy per season, however solely three episodes are listed on Netflix. Are you lacking any episodes? Will extra episodes be added?

Sadly, extra episodes for Season 5 are not coming to Netflix. We gained’t see any extra of Black Mirror till the following season. This season’s Black Mirror is, certainly, solely three episodes lengthy.

The season is shorter due to Black Mirror‘s Bandersnatch film, which was initially going to be a part of Season 5 relatively than a standalone film, Charlie Brooker informed Digital Spy. (Actually, one episode of Season 5 was already shot earlier than they began filming Bandersnatch.) However over time, Bandersnatch felt like a season all by itself. There have been additionally issues that it wouldn’t be accessible on all units like common Black Mirror episodes, so it wanted to be a standalone piece on Netflix.

Bandersnatch had a runtime of about 90 minutes, however the movie is for much longer when you think about all the additional content material included within the film. Brooker mentioned the trouble that went into making Bandersnatch was the equal to creating 4 episodes of Black Mirror concurrently. So in a means, Season 5 was seven episodes lengthy in the event you embrace on a regular basis and energy that went into making Bandersnatch.

Nonetheless, followers aren’t too blissful in regards to the season solely being three episodes lengthy.

The final word choice was whether or not to attempt to embrace extra episodes in Season 5 however push again the discharge date much more or simply go forward and launch a three-episode season. They opted for 3 episodes so they may launch Season 5 now.