Black Mirror season 4, Hang the DJ explained: What happened at the end of Hang the DJ?

WARNING: This article contains spoilers from Black Mirror season 4, episode 4 Hang the DJ.

» Top New Products

Getting Started In Hydroponics
cs_image_0

Discover  shortcuts  that  will  help  you  build  a  hydroponics  setup  quickly  and  cheaply                                 

$35.00
Stock Market Alerts
cs_image_1

Stock  alerts  are  sent  daily  and  on  weekends  with  an  explanation  of  analysis                                                 

$49.00
Creative Real estate Investing
cs_image_2

Learn  A  Simple  Method  To  Invest  In  Real  Estate  With  No  Credit  Checks                                                               

$97.00
Forex Copy Trading Software
cs_image_3

One  of  the  fastest  and  most  popular  trade  copier  software  for  MT4.                                                                   

$12.00
Paid Online Writing Jobs
cs_image_4

Paid  online  writing  jobs  is  a  website  providing  writing  jobs  for  members.                                                     

$4.95
Make Money With Cell Phone
cs_image_5

Know  how  to  make  money  with  cell  phones?  I  do.  Want  me  to  teach  you?                                                               

$37.00
Profit By Selling Cars
cs_image_6

The  Tips,  Methods  And  Techniques  For  A  Car  Salesman  Make  A  Six  Figure  Income.                                             

$16.97
Dirty Words To Make Him Yours
cs_image_7

33  Powerful  Tricks  that  would  wake  up  the  animal  in  your  man  and  fix  his  hunger  right  on  you               

$47.00
Science Proves Magick Real?
cs_image_8

Discover  The  Shocking  Experimental  Secrets  That  Proves  The  Existence  Of  Magic...                                       

$39.95
How To Flip Websites
cs_image_9

You  can  start  to  flip  websites  for  profit  right  now,  within  the  next  hour.                                                   

$29.95
Delicious Ultimate Diabetic Recipes
cs_image_10

Delicious  Ultimate  Diabetic  Recipes  -  369  recipes  with  guides  and  bonuses                                                     

$2.95
Flat Belly Fix
cs_image_11

Convert  your  body's  bad  fat  into  Good  fat  that  actually  burns  calories.                                                         

$37.00

What happened in Hang the DJ?

Episode four of Black Mirror season four focused on the perils of dating apps as viewers were submerged into a strange world where singletons used a “system” to find their perfect partner. 

The instalment of the Netflix drama starred Peaky Blinders actor Joe Cole as Frank and BAFTA winner Georgina Campbell as Amy.

The romantic hopefuls went on one date before they were told by the system, who they referred to as “coach”, that their relationship was due to “expire” in just 12 hours.

Frank and Amy ended up going their separate ways as the system sent them on a number of dates with other potential partners in a bid to build up a profile of their romantic statistics.

BLACK MIRROR SEASON 5 RELEASE DATE

Amy was next paired with Lenny (played by George Blagden), while Frank ended up with the blunt Nicola (Gwyneth Keyworth).

Both Frank and Amy kept getting paired with new people before they were again put together for a short while. They made a pact not to check when their relationship was due to expire the second time.

However, curiosity got the better of Frank and he checked their expiry which plunged their relationship into chaos and saw their time together go from five years to just 20 hours.

The pair again went their separate ways after Frank told Amy the truth and continued to date other people but none compared to their relationship. 

After multiple relationships, Frank and Amy were told by the system that they would be getting assigned their perfect partner on their pairing day. 

BLACK MIRROR SEASON 4, METALHEAD EXPLAINED

Joe Cole and Georgina Campbell in Black Mirror story Hang the DJNETFLIX

Joe Cole and Georgina Campbell in Black Mirror story Hang the DJ

But before the special day they would allowed to date one last person.

Amy and Frank chose each other but decided to escape from the system and climb over the wall and live together. 

As they scaled the wall, it turned out that they were both inside a simulated app and that they had escaped 998 times before out of a total 1,000 simulations.

Only in two of the simulations the pair didn’t rebel against the system and escape to be together.

The scene finally changed to the real world and saw Amy and Frank meeting in a pub for the first time. 

IS BLACK MIRROR SET IN THE SAME UNIVERSE?

Joe Cole and Georgina Campbell in Black Mirror story Hang the DJNETFLIX

Joe Cole and Georgina Campbell in Black Mirror story Hang the DJ

They were both looking at a dating app showing that they had a 99.8 per cent compatibility rate.

Hang the DJ ended on a uncharacteristic high note as the characters appeared to live happily ever after.

Much like season three’s San Junipero, the story wrapped up on an uplifting note as the central protagonists went off into the sunset together. 

In a recent interview Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker explained why the couple didn’t end up with each other in two of the simulations.

The Emmy-winning writer, 36, told Collier: “Now we do see at the end, [the app] runs it 1,000 times and two didn’t rebel. 

Black Mirror season 4 has dropped on NetflixNETFLIX

Black Mirror season 4 has dropped on Netflix

“So I would think they would be matched with a random other person and their world would end. We did have a lot of torturous conversations about what’s really going on.”

He went on to say about the app in Hang the DJ: “We decided it’s a cloud-based system that’s simulating 1,000 different run-throughs of yourself and a potential partner to see how many times you’d rebel against it. 

“And it deliberately is setting a tight framework. And if they do rebel, that means they’re destined to be together. So if you don’t rebel, the system has served its purpose and your reality ends.”

He later added about the ending of the episode: “So though there’s an algorithm that brought them together, and now they’re about to take the first step on that journey together.” 

How many episodes are in Black Mirror season 4?

Black Mirror season four is comprised of a total of six episodes, like its predecessor. 

When Black Mirror was on original broadcaster Channel 4, there were only three instalments per season but this was doubled when the show moved to Netflix. 

Despite the move, the show has retained its anthology series feel with standalone stories that are vaguely lined tougher in a shared universe. 

Black Mirror season 4 is available to watch on Netflix now. 

Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Daily Express :: TV and Radio Feed

Post Author: martin

Avatar
Martin is an enthusiastic programmer, a webdeveloper and a young entrepreneur. He is intereted into computers for a long time. In the age of 10 he has programmed his first website and since then he has been working on web technologies until now. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of BriefNews.eu and PCHealthBoost.info Online Magazines. His colleagues appreciate him as a passionate workhorse, a fan of new technologies, an eternal optimist and a dreamer, but especially the soul of the team for whom he can do anything in the world.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.