||October 6, 2019
Season Premiere. “401 Unauthorized” is the first episode of Season 4 of Mr. Robot. It was broadcast on October 6, 2019. The first run was broadcast commercial-free.
xmas time. elliot+mrrobot are BAK. darlene deals with real sh*t. tyrell’s bored. dom’s paranoid AF.
Origin of the Title
- 401 Unauthorized is a HTTP code indicating the user needs to provide credentials to access the requested resource.
- Don't Worry, Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin is heard playing on the doorman's iPod.
- The episode is dedicated to Steve Golin, founder and CEO of Anonymous Content, a production studio behind Mr. Robot. Golin died of cancer on April 21, 2019.
- Emmy Rossum, the real-life wife of Sam Esmail, made a cameo as one of the singing carolers.
- Sam Esmail appears briefly as the man who injects Elliott and tells him: "Goodbye, friend."