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Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams. TV anthology series, UK Channel 4 17 September 2017 f, and in the USA on Amazon Video on 12 January 2018 f.

Televised versions of stories by P. K. Dick. Relevant here (following Wikipedia entry)[1], these episodes.

"Crazy Diamond," 8 October 2017. Set in a world of "synthetic humanoids" ("Jacks and Jills"), given "intelligence and emotion" by QCs ("quantum consciousness"). The protagonist "is approached by a dying Jill, who wants him to help her steal ten QCs – one to extend her own lifespan, and the rest to sell, with a share going to" the protagonist to start over with his (presumably human) wife.
"Autofac": As in the story 


Discussed briefly in Evan Kindley's "The Future Ain't What It Used to Be: TV's Dystopia Boom."


RDE, Initial Compiler, 11July19