We can’t wait for Black Mirror to hit Netflix, and every little detail we’ve had so far has had us itching to see more about this delightfully messed-up series. Now we finally know a little more about each episode, and... can it just be October 21 right now?

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Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, series mastermind Charlie Brooker broke down the basic premise of the six new episodes hitting Netflix in October. Here’s the rundown:

  • “Nosedive,” starring Bryce Dallas Howard and Alice Eve, is all about social media and how people use apps and tech to rate every little facet of our lives: in this case, it’s a world where everyone rates and judges every single social interaction they have, with Howard’s character desperately trying to reach the same social elite status as her friend, played by Eve.
  • “San Junipero,” set in ‘80s California (a bitten thumb in the direction of Black Mirror fans worried the move to Netflix could “Americanize” the show). Mackenzie Davis and Gugu Mbatha-Raw play newcomers to a shady beach town in a coming-of-age story with a twist.
  • “Shut Up and Dance,” with Alex Lawther and Jerome Flynn, is a modern-day story without some of Black Mirror’s usual scifi trappings, following a young man caught in an online trap by a mysterious pursuer.
  • “Men Against Fire” is set in a post-war future where two soldiers (Malachi Kirby and Madeline Brewer) are tasked with protecting a small village from ferocious mutants, and given a creepy new technology to turn the tide.
  • “Playtest” sees Black Mirror take on gaming technology and VR as a thrillseeker played by Wyatt Russell playtests “a device as mind-bendingly sophisticated as it is terrifying.”
  • “Hated in the Nation,” the show’s first 90-minute episode, blends Britain’s fascination with Scandinavian cop dramas with commentary on toxic online behavior as a detective (Kelly McDonald) investigates social media-linked murders.

Social media, drone warfare, VR, and more? This is the sort of stuff we can’t wait to see a show as bitingly clever as Black Mirror take on.