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I think it’s really lovely, especially that the female character is quite in control of what’s happening in the plot and she starts to realize what’s going on in this world." It is Amy who eventually realizes that their world isn't right.
When reuniting once more, she leads Frank to the end of their town, the wall they have been warned not to climb over, and her persistent questioning causes a break in the system.
Among the group, he delivered on that inference with three episodes and "Hang the DJ" is the most hopeful of them all. Though the series has taken on romance in previous stories ("Be Right Back," "The Entire History of You" and, of course, "San Junipero"), "Hang the DJ" embodies the most recognizable of romantic comedy tropes as a commentary on online dating.
And it's timely ending is all the more satisfying given the female protagonist's ultimate win against an oppressive system.
Their last hours are ruined when Amy discovers Frank's mistake, and once again they are spit out into more awaiting matches. "Then it becomes a struggle because it all becomes meaningless.
"She seemed so hopeful and was very open and excited about the situation in the beginning, when we don't even really know what it is. By the end, she has this realization that she wants Frank.
Getting a match is the modern meet-cute and I thought [Brooker and executive producer Annabel Jones] did that really well." The expiration date on their relationship, viewers come to learn, is because the algorithm pairs people with as many matches as it takes in order to find the perfect one.
Instead of having a one-night stand, they fall asleep side-by-side, touching hands.
Campbell says of the portrayal, "She is no longer allowing this system to keep controlling her.
You shouldn’t be relying on a system to tell you how you feel — we have human instincts; you know how you feel and that’s what you should follow." Where her heart leads her, however, is into obscurity, as once Amy figures it out, she and Frank and their world disappear.
Now, several season-four stories have the potential to do the same.
When plotting the stories in the new season, which is now streaming in full on Netflix, Brooker had said the success of "San Junipero" might influence his creative thinking, hinting at more happy endings potentially to come in the new batch of six episodes.