Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Autofac
January 11, 2018 8:31 PM - Season 1, Episode 8 - Subscribe

Society and the world as we know it has collapsed. A small band of humans must now contend with a massive, automatic factory that continuously produces products while using up what little resources are left.

Apparently Philip K Dick foresaw what Amazon would one day turn into. I had chills.

The twist with Emily was wonderful, when Juno Temple totally pulled off that "thanks for the help, Alexa Alice."

I do wonder if their reproductive system works.

I also enjoyed this episode because I love everything Janelle Monae does
posted by numaner (4 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
note: I'm watching through Amazon Prime and episode orders are different than what's already on the purple. This was episode 2. However since we already have the others up and IMDB actually list them in the same order, I'm following that protocol so this is 8.
posted by numaner at 8:32 PM on January 11

Definitely confused about the order of the episodes.
posted by octothorpe at 7:33 PM on January 12

Amusing that we're watching this on Amazon Prime when it's probably Jeff Bezos's dream world.
posted by octothorpe at 7:44 PM on January 12 [3 favorites]

This was pretty good.

Definitely confused about the order of the episodes.
The first six episodes were originally broadcast in UK by Channel Four, and I've posted them as they were aired (there was even a swap between the listings and the episode aired). Since it's an anthology series, Amazon can order them in any way they fancy. Like Fox does with sci-fi shows /s
posted by lmfsilva at 3:13 AM on January 17

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