Upload season 2, episode 6 recap – “The Outing”

March 11, 2022
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Upload is such an entertaining experience. It begins to work on many levels. It may be hard to define it.

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Summary

Upload is such an entertaining experience. It begins to work on many levels. It may be hard to define it.

This recap of Amazon’s Upload season 2, episode 6, “The Outing” contains spoilers.

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Upload season 2, episode 6 recap

Mr. Choak (The X-Files William B. Davis) and his brother meet at Lake View. Nora (Chicago Fire’s Andy Allo) is monitoring them. She finds that Choak is downloading off the system to Baskin Robots in Manhattan. She calls Nathan (Code 8’s Robbie Amell), who wants him to go on a day trip downtown. Nathan invites Luke (Siren’s Kevin Bigley), and Nora asks Aleesha (Zainab Johnson) to go on the facetime tour of the city.

As all four enter the city, they head towards Hell’s Kitchen as Nora tracks Choak’s movements as he downloaded into a robot body. They are leading to Choak tower. The nod to Trump tower is obvious. When they head inside, they see that Freeyon occupies one of the floors.

That can’t be a coincidence.

After Aleesha and Luke play Rose and Jack at the front of the Titanic (he demands to be Rose, but she points out he has to be Jack because he’s dead), they follow Choak to High Line. They find him traveling to a Freeyond store in Queens. It is the only one in the state. However, there are hundreds in crucial swing states like Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Florida when Nora searches.

They may be trying to swing an election. But for what reason?

Ingrid (Briarpatch’s Allegra Edwards) then gets a visit from the Lake View social workers. They need to see if she qualifies as a mother since she had the practice baby from birth to death in less than twenty-four hours. They point out how vain she is. She defends herself because she loves shoes more than anything. If she loved a baby half as much, it is still a lot of love.

It makes sense, right?

During her interview, her mom enters her apartment, causing her to jump off and leave a sinister smile on her face. The A.I. Guy (Arrested Development’s Owen Daniels) tilts his head and has a telling look on his face. When she comes back, only the A.I. Guy left. They ask her one final question about the vetting process. “Why are you pretending to be uploaded?”

When she stammers, she confirms it. She tells him that you do things you are uncomfortable with when in love with someone. That type of unselfishness gets her approval for the digital baby.

The ending

The episode ends with Ingrid entering a research facility called NeckGen, located in an unmarked building. She walks past a receptionist who tells her that he will be ready soon. Ingrid sits next to one of those moon pools we talked about a few episodes back. She is talking to Nathan, now equipped with a stem cell refurbished head.

He will be ready soon. And we can only presume that Ingrid is getting prepared to try and download him. The question remains, will LUDDS get to the facility before that happens. And will Nora be part of it or prevent it?

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