In the fifth episode, Real Life, Sarah (Anna Paquin), a policewoman in the future, discovers that her life is inextricably linked to that of George (Terrence Howard), a brilliant game designer. Both are pursuing violent killers whose plans could have shattering consequences, while also trying to escape the pain of their lives via a VR device.
In doing so, each imagines themselves living the life of the other. But whose is ‘real’? In a race against time, sharing a bond that no one else can see, Sarah and George learn that the very thing that connects them might also destroy them.
UK / Channel 4 – Sony Pictures Television / 1×50 minute episode / Broadcast Sunday 15 October 2017 at 9.00pm
Writer: Ronald D. Moore / Director: Jeffrey Reiner
Series: Electric Dreams Season 1 Episode 5
Anna Paquin as Sarah
Terrence Howard as George
Jason Singer as Doctor
Christian Isely as Harris
Jacob Vargas as Mario