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There’s light fun to be had here, but as far as commentary goes—which this episode leans on heavily, pushing its social experiment angle hard—it’s softball season.

Its social media episodes are never quite as effective as its memory- or robot-based ones, because we as viewers have a higher bar for our suspension of disbelief.

For example, I’ve met some significant others online, so when a couple (played by Georgina Campbell and Joe Cole) meets for the first time, the nerves, banter, and expectations all feel familiar.

Instead, they mourn their brief time together, because every relationship their device (it’s Black Mirror; there’s always a device) allocates them comes with a built-in expiration date.

That can be an excuse for a fling, a devastating life sentence, or a heartbreaking limitation.

These come about naturally, through pushes and pulls in the user base, so creating a fictional dating service—as does “Hang the DJ”—is more about creating the social experience than the app itself.

This is something Black Mirror can be hit-and-miss at, especially when much of its audience has experience with the topic.

The unmanned golf carts taking them to the next destination and the security guards standing watch, however, do not.

This is the psycho-sexual hellscape of The Lobster, a world where the only people that exist are matched singles and Couple Cops that threaten to beat some ass if people don’t, like my favorite reality show Are You the One? But the central couple doesn’t know that, not at first.

A woman taking part in a TV experiment examining racism in dating has sparked outrage from viewers after claiming she was not attracted to a black man because his 'nose was flaring' and it made him look 'angry'. The Dating Game, presenter and sociologist Emma Dabiri set out to explore just how much race played a part when it comes to choosing a love match.

But one red-headed white female participant sparked a flurry of angry tweets when she explained she was not attracted to a black man because of his nose.'His nose looks like it’s flaring too much,' before she added, 'You know when people are angry?

Jacob Oller is a writer and film critic whose writing has appeared in The Guardian, Playboy, Roger Ebert, Film School Rejects, Chicagoist, Vague Visages, and other publications.