“There’s certainly things that not many people have seen, but some people have found most,” Black Mirror co-creator and writer Charlie Brooker told RadioTimes.com. “I think people have found most of them.”
However, as previously hinted by the interactive film’s director David Slade, there’s one scene that almost nobody will have seen – because despite technically sitting within Bandersnatch, it can’t actually be reached through the usual choice system.
“There is one bit you can’t get to,” Brooker said. “As in, there was just a short scene that you can’t get to anymore – we still had to grade it and mix it for reasons I don’t fully understand! And then we realised, because we’d made some changes, it didn’t fit anywhere.”
“It was down to our ineptitude,” series co-showrunner Annabel Jones explained. “Because we hadn’t realised it wasn’t going to be in the final version when we were finishing it.”
“And so it’s still in there,” Brooker went on. “Which is a pity! Because it’s a nice little meta moment.”
Well, he says it’s a pity – but according to Brooker someone on the internet actually has managed to break into the isolated scene by fiddling with Bandersnatch’s code, meaning that someone out there actually has seen the most secret Black Mirror Easter Egg of all.
“Somebody managed to get to it somehow… I don’t know, they probably messed with it,” Brooker said.
Looks like it’s time to get back to our ominous flowcharts, then; clearly, Bandersnatch still has a few more secrets to discover.
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