With the creator also previously hinting that he could bring sequels to some fan-favourite episodes to the series at some point, as well as a confirmed book series on the way with new stories for the most loyal of fans, this could be one of the most extensive and impressive television universes of the modern day.
'There were aspects of the story that I took out.
Before adding that he thinks "it's fair to say that there is one episode where we've just opened up an Easter egg hose and fired away". For instance, I'd originally written a scene where Kelly is in a kindergarten and there are children there and when you realise what's going on - it's that these are deceased children.
It was too sad and too poignant of a note to hit in that story, but I kept thinking about how that felt like a whole world in and of itself. "I think we nearly might do it in a completely different form if we were doing a straight sequel, if that makes sense".
The episodes focus on subjects which range from trolling, to alternative realities, social media dominance and even web broadcast technology used as a method of hostage taking. In fact, he admitted that they actually liked to include some Easter eggs in other episodes every now and then, referring to "San Junipero". There is usually some kind of twist towards the end of each, with characters sometimes learning tough - and sometimes horrifying - lessons.
"My answer to that has changed, actually". I think the rule is that when a character says something that explicitly refers to something else, it's canonical, ' Charlie mused. He revealed that there was even a line in season 3's "Hated in the Nation" that referred to a crime that happened in season 2's "White Bear".