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'Mr. Robot': Cracking the Code on the Season 3 Premiere

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[Warning: this story contains spoilers for the season three premiere of USA Network's Mr. Robot.]

As a means of mixing two great phrases from two great shows: it's happening, it's happening, it's happening.

.. again.

Over the course of season two of Sam Esmail's Mr. Robot, THR regularly checked in with Kor Adana, one of the writers and producers behind the USA Network drama. Among Adana's core responsibilities: using his background in cyber security to lend authenticity to the hacking exploits of series lead Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek) and the other forces in this troubled individual's world. If you're fond of the ways in which Elliot relies on both computer and social engineering tactics in order to push forward in any given situation, much of the credit for that enjoyment belongs to Mr. Adana. Also, if you're looking for someone to tip you off on how to fight against hackers? He's your man.

This season, THR is upgrading to "weekly check-ins," not to be confused with Carly check-ins (though that sounds like a fantastic Mr. Robot column in and of itself), as Adana and THR are teaming together to discuss every single episode of season three, starting with the premiere. In these columns, Adana will provide insight into each episode for the less technologically savvy viewers in the crowd (not naming names, though you can refer to the byline on this article if you're so inclined), details on the decisions made by Esmail and others in the writers' room, and even clues about how to engage in the alternate reality game (ARG) aspects of Mr.

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