The science fiction anthology show Black Mirror recently wrapped up its fourth season with the episode “Black Museum,” which was stuffed with references to earlier episodes, including a lollipop last seen in the “U.S.S. Callister” episode and a bloody bathtub last seen in “Crocodile.” Screenwriter Rafael Jordan enjoyed the nods to previous storylines.
“It was a great way to wrap up the season, since everything kind of built up to that,” Jordan says in Episode 290 of the Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast. “It was neat to see all the little Easter eggs in this episode referencing the other episodes.”
So many connections between different storylines have led to speculation among fans that every Black Mirror episode is set in the same universe, a theory that writer Theresa DeLucci finds puzzling.
“It was funny to me to see ‘White Bear’ Easter eggs in ‘Black Museum,’ because that one—like ‘Fifteen Million Merits’—seemed so far-flung in the…