In the British anthology series Black Mirror, the season 3 episode, San Junipero, features a nostalgic 80's-inspired reality with a lot of references to many things characteristically and/or pop-culturally 80's. The two main characters spend a good chunk during the first part of the story, getting to know each other at a bar or nightclub called, Tucker's.



Now maybe Tucker's is just a pun on 'being tucked away', but I was wondering if the name Tuckers was in any other way significant possibly referencing something specific like film, a character, arcade game, a place from the 1980's?

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    Good Q, love the ep and wish I had an answer that won't rely on a few unsubstantiated guesses. – Walt Oct 20 '17 at 17:39
  • I totally would love to here your guesses--if you feel so inclined, would be cool to drop some ideas in the comments!? – Darth Locke Oct 20 '17 at 17:53
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    OK, well, the in-universe reason for the name is probably that the VR company that created this realm is TCKR Systems; This is somewhat supported by the fact that one of the songs in the soundtrack is called 'Property Of Tucker Systems'. – Walt Oct 20 '17 at 18:04
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    But the out of universe reason is a bit of a stretch, and not very interesting: Brooker did work with a producer called Dan Tucker in a couple of projects about interactive games; Tucker seems to be somewhat of a VR expert. But I can't find Brooker even mentioning Dan anywhere. And as for it being a reference for something else, I'm stumped. – Walt Oct 20 '17 at 18:06
  • Cool! Thanks for taking the time--I had not thought to look at the SDTK! And didn't know that about Dan Tucker either. I'm curious to research what some of those projects were! :) PS: I love the episode too! – Darth Locke Oct 20 '17 at 18:15

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