The first season finale of Mr. Robot just aired on USA Network. In the upcoming Season 2, will Mr. Robot (Christian Slater) and Angela (Portia Doubleday) discover what will make Elliot (Rami Malek) "pull the trigger" against Evil Corp?
In our penultimate recap, Elliot revisited his childhood with Mr. Robot, who is indeed his dead father. While Angela and Darlene looked for him, Elliot found himself staring at his father's tombstone. Fired from Evil Corp, Tyrell then paid a visit to Elliot and revealed how he committed the murder. After Elliot showed him FSociety's Coney Island hideout, Tyrell knew the two of them would be working together.
In our season finale recap, an Evil Corp executive blew his brains out on live television as FSociety launched its hack attack, eliminating the world's debt and spread its message viral. While Elliot was searching for Tyrell throughout the city, Angela was being seduced by the power and wealth of Evil Corp. Unable to control his hallucinations, Mr. Robot took full control of Elliot and gave him orders to follow.
In the post-credits scene, while someone was knocking on Elliot's door, we discovered the White Rose (B.D. Wong) was playing both sides as he was seen at a gathering for Evil Corp.
In an interview with Variety, the True Romance actor reveals, "After reading episode 9, contemplating my future and wondering what was going to become of Mr. Robot and what his future would be, I felt those feelings of fear and panic - and I realized there was one person I could call to get these answers. And that's Sam Esmail. I asked him what the future of Mr. Robot is. And he shared that Mr. Robot is to Elliot what the Hulk is to Bruce Banner. So whenever Elliot is feeling backed into a corner, overwhelmed, scared, unable to take certain actions, Mr. Robot will step in and pull the trigger."
Slater adds if Mr. Robot knows where Tyrell Wellick (Martin Wallström) is , "I know that Mr. Robot knows and he's going to keep it locked in a vault until he feels Elliot is capable and ready to handle what that answer is."
Readers, what did you think of the first season finale?