"Striking Vipers" is the first episode of the fifth series of the anthology series Black Mirror. It was written by Charlie Brooker and directed by Owen Harris. The episode first aired on Netflix, along with the rest of series five, on 5 June 2019.
A London rideshare driver ignites an international crisis when he kidnaps a worker from a social media company.
A lonely teen becomes obsessed with a robot doll based on her pop star idol, Ashley O -- just as the real Ashley's life begins to unravel.