The restaurant chain unveiled an artist’s concept for a driverless pizza delivery vehicle at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday:
— Pizza Hut (@pizzahut) January 8, 2018
But people on Twitter compared it with an autonomous vehicle that the fictional Fences Pizza uses in “Black Mirror’s” fourth-season episode “Crocodile.”
The Netflix series features a scene in which the van is involved in a traffic crash that results in next-level carnage.
The official “Black Mirror” account tweeted this in response to Pizza Hut’s concept:
Other Twitter users were just as surprised:
This literally caused three murders in Black Mirror.
KEEP IT. https://t.co/rPzTIQRy0x
— Kingsley (@kingsleyyy) January 8, 2018
yeah my pedestrian days are over... l’m never walking the street again https://t.co/m3V1VwRluD
— Kelly K (@kllysl) January 8, 2018
Didn't anyone in Pizza Hut watch Black Mirror? Lol https://t.co/9irF1LR3fd
— Polluxa (@polluxa) January 9, 2018
I can't help but think there were better weeks for Pizza Hut to announce this. Like, for instance, not the same week as a Black Mirror episode involving an autonomous pizza truck. https://t.co/5beRnjPhk6
— Craig Schaefer (@craig_schaefer) January 9, 2018
Pizza Hut: doing design wrong since 2018 pic.twitter.com/HsFqw95fbR
— So Smart, Much Genius 🧠 (@RODIem01) January 9, 2018
this is so black mirror
— .-. .- ..-. .- . .-.. .- 🌎 (@1953x1986x2019) January 8, 2018
Toyota is developing the so-called e-palette delivery vehicle. It will be adaptable for other companies’ delivery needs ― including those of Amazon, Mazda and Uber, according to a statement. Testing is expected to begin in 2020.
Check out the trailer for “Crocodile” below:
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