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A sci-fi satire that asks: what if you can choose and buy your afterlife experience?

Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Science Fiction

7.4

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United States of America
English
Binge-Worthy, Challenging, Character-driven
2020
Allegra Edwards, Andy Allo, Josh Banday
30 min

Synopsis

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In 2033, people who are near death can be “uploaded” into virtual reality hotels run by 6 tech firms. Cash-strapped Nora lives in Brooklyn and works customer service for the luxurious “Lakeview” digital afterlife. When L.A. party-boy/coder Nathan’s self-driving car crashes, his high-maintenance girlfriend uploads him permanently into Nora’s VR world.

Our Take

7.4
The Staff

This satire takes place in the year 2033 when it’s possible to “upload” oneself to a specific software-powered afterlife. In the variety of afterlives possible, there is no heaven or hell. Instead, class struggles persist: ads are everywhere, you have to pay for data, and there are many levels of luxury available.

Created by Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation), Upload is an easy and funny show with an interesting and relevant premise. If you liked The Good Place, Silicon Valley, or Black Mirror, you will surely love this.

 

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