Black Mirror Bandersnatch fans feel ‘psycho’ as they choose who dies – and how

Before now, the closest television has got to putting the viewer in control has been allowing you to series link your favourite show from your mobile phone.

Until Friday, that is. Black Mirror fans didn’t quite know how to handle being able to decide who dies… and just how grizzly their death is.

Bandersnatch landed at just 24 hours notice and all plans for last night were suddenly shelved.

Pulling out of pre-New Year’s meet-ups proved well worth it as the gimmicky interactive game drove fans wild.

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Black Mirror Bandersnatch fans feel 'psycho' as they choose who dies - and how

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Black Mirror Bandersnatch fans feel 'psycho' as they choose who dies - and how

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The Charlie Brooker-inspired hit is described as a ‘sci-fi anthology series which explores a twisted, high-tech near-future where humanity’s greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide’ – so who expects them to do things by halves?

Viewers were left "feeling like a psycho" after being given the job of controlling who survives and who doesn’t in the much anticipated latest installment.

The Netflix smash offered over one trillion spine-chilling combinations – with five possible outcomes.

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Despite never ending possible pathways, the unique idea was given the thumbs up even if it did leave fans questioning if they were as crazed as some of the characters.

"I feel like a psycho after playing Bandersnatch sorry bud," one fan said.

"Today I watched Bandersnatch now im f****** up lol did u chop dad or bury?" another wrote.

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Black Mirror Bandersnatch fans feel 'psycho' as they choose who dies - and how

Excited fans now can’t wait for the next series
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One viewer tweeted: "Went full-on psycho on Bandersnatch and chopped up daddy. At least I got a 5 star rating!"

The overall reaction to the risky idea was positive – even if some did say the plots left things hard to get their head around.

"Netflix really took the Black Mirror experience to the next level," said one fan. "I dug through this episode until I got all 5 endings, and it was worth it. It’s gonna give you an existential crisis after, though."

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