Spoilers below the cut. Also: I was a little lukewarm on the show, so if you're completely enamoured, it's probably best to give this review a miss.
Naturally the chance to play a robot is a gift to any actor; Gemma Chan for example keeps her voice carefully modulated, her movements smooth but stiff, and her expression pleasantly neutral throughout all eight episodes. Every actor chosen for the parts of the androids seem to have been selected for their symmetrical features, nailing that Uncanny Valley quality of appearance that ends up accentuating the show's strongest element: the realization of a world in which synths are a normal-but-still-novel part of life.
|The only thing missing is him tapping his fingertips together.|
|The thrilling climax: sitting and standing.|