Inspired by early 90’s Internet culture and the works of authors like Neal Stephenson and William Gibson, Billy Idol created a concept album called Cyberpunk in 1993 which featured the single, “Shock to the System”, where Idol becomes a cyborg who battles the corrupt “Cyber-Cops” in future Los Angeles.
Set inside the world of a 90’s computer, Reboot followed a Guardian named Bob as he worked to protect the city of Mainframe from evil viruses like Megabyte and he also had to play games launched by the “user” to keep sections of the city from being destroyed.
Internet songsmith Lemon Demon crafted a slightly creepy ballad using Goosebumps books as lyrics for the, appropriately titled, “Goosebumps”.
The third entry in the VHS series of found footage anthology horror finds the mysterious VHS tapes being uploaded to the Internet and 5 new segments from directors like Timecrimes’ Nacho Vigalondo.
Johnny Depp essentially becomes Skynet in the new techno-thriller Transcendence but it’s less Terminator and more The Net.
The Sliders get wrapped up in a conspiracy when Wade sees a murder on one world and then tries to prevent it on the next world, which is almost identical.