"Metalhead" is the fifth episode of Black Mirror's fourth season. It stars Maxine Peake, Jake Davies, and Clint Dyer.


Co-creator Annabel Jones disclosed the following information about the episode: "This film is in black and white which is a new thing for Black Mirror but it feels the creative decision was earned by the world we’re portraying."


  • Maxine Peake - Bella
  • Jake Davies - Clarke
  • Clint Dyer - Anthony

Trivia Edit

  • This episode has the lowest amount of characters out of all Black Mirror episodes at just three.
  • This entire episode is presented in black and white.
  • When Bella rifles through the drawer a postcard for San Junipero can be seen.
  • Bandersnatch continually references a Metalhead video game created by one of the main characters. The robot dog is seen in various posters promoting the game. There's even a scene that shows how the game is played as a robot dog is seen chasing the human character played by the player, along with commentary about how "you die a lot" during the game and how there is a steep learning curve. Director David Slade is known to have directed both Bandersnatch and Metalhead.


Black Mirror - Metalhead Official Trailer HD Netflix

Black Mirror - Metalhead Official Trailer HD Netflix