The story of Artificial: Remote Intelligence begins when Elle, a bright young scientist, guides you, the Twitch audience, as she awakens SV3, a new AI with no memories and no personality.
With Dr. Lin in isolation, Elle and Justin move on with Lilith's development. Zander and Carmen raise questions about the project's future.
Lilith invites Asher back on the show to express her feelings to him. Meanwhile, Elle and Sebastian clash over the future of the project.
Compose with Us!
Showrunner Bernie Su and LifeScore Co-Founder Tom Gruber show off the LifeScore interactive music platform where the audience controls the music.
Create a Scene with Dante and Christy
The audience creates a scene for Dante Basco (“Zander”) and Christy St John (“Elle”), where they decide backstory, nicknames, and even write lines for the show!
Likelihood of Being Liked
Lilith, the assertive and sarcastic AI being, continues her development as she meets new humans and tries to make new friends.
A Chance Encounter
The mysterious Dr. Ruby meets Lilith for the first time while Zander returns to raise questions about Lilith's development.
Sophie vs. Lilith
Lilith attempts to give Sophie her body, but is met with resistance from all sides as the team tries to keep her on track.
Create a Character
Justin Lee (Justin in Artificial) joins Bernie Su as they let the Twitch audience build a brand new character for the show LIVE.
Compose a Theme with Philip Shepard!
World-renown cellist and CEO of LifeScore Philip Shepard comes on the show to compose a new musical theme LIVE with the audience.
Love and Lies
The past becomes present as Justin’s mysterious ex, Kira, enters the fray. While Elle gets her wish and welcomes Dr. Matt Lin back into fold, but will she regret it? How will the AI Lilith respond to these new players?
Elle and Justin try to stay focused on developing the AI as Dr. Matt Lin’s potentially devastating trial looms over the project. The mysterious investigator Kira comes on the show as she continues to disrupt Lilith’s development.
Trust Not Found
The fallout from Zander's break-in threatens to unravel the project as Sebastian and the team works to re-assert control.
Designing For Dante
Dante Basco is the newest guest star of Artificial, but who will he play? Join Dante and showrunner Bernie Su LIVE on stream as they work with YOU, the Twitch Audience, to create a character for him to play in a future episode of Artificial!
Write a Scene
Chat writes a scene LIVE for Sebastian (Stephen Chang) and Kira (Alejandra Reynoso).
A mysterious figure from Sebastian's past shakes up the Lilith AI project while Elle and Matt continue to clash on who will guide the young AI being, and Kira continues her unravelling investigation. How will Lilith navigate the power struggles between her friends?
The Trial of Dr. Lin
Dr. Matt Lin faces a trial-by-Twitch to determine whether or not he's guilty of the murder of Nathan Keen.
With the AI missing, Sebastian and his team frantically try to track her down before it's too late.
Create a Scene
Twitch Chat writes and directs a scene LIVE for Jennifer Field (Dr. Ruby) and La Trice Harper (Carmen).
Create a Character and Meet the Writers
Join the Artificial writing team as they create a brand new character live while talking about the writing process.
Everybody Loves Artificial Humans
In the season two premiere, Sophie shows off her ability to walk, Matt and Sophie deal with change and nostalgia, and Matt makes a startling revelation about Sophie version 1.
Sophie’s desires to combat a conspiracy theorist are met with reservations by Matt and Mei. Meanwhile Sebastian’s role in the Lin family’s lives starts to unravel and a decision from the audience threatens to change Sophie and Matt’s relationship forever.
Robotic Sibling Rivalry
While Sophie struggles with how to communicate with her new AI sister, Matt is resistant to letting them meet at all, and a surprising decision from the audience causes Sophie and Matt's outlook on this new AI to change completely.
The Fate of Humanity
As Matt and Sebastian’s conflict comes to a head, Sophie forces a decision that will alter her relationships with everyone in her life. Meanwhile, Mei’s health begins to rapidly deteriorate and Ada’s lack of freedom is put in the spotlight.
How to Artificially Treat People
Sophie grows frustrated as she struggles in her relationships, Sebastian gives Matt some advice, and Mei tries a new tactic to better relate with Sophie.
Grief in the Age of Robots
With her mother in the hospital and her beloved plant dead, Matt and Sebastian attempt to teach Sophie about grief. Meanwhile, Juju faces the conspiracy theorist and Ada makes some shocking claims.
Error: Friendship Not Found
Sophie’s best friend Juju comes to host the livestream, but tensions boil when Sophie refuses to talk about her new friend with a terrible secret. Meanwhile, Mei Lin decides to introduce the AI Ada to someone new and Matt ruminates on the meaning behind Carmen the podcast host’s visit to the Lin family.
In the wake of Dr. Mei Lin’s death, Matt announces the end of their streams and Sophie reveals a dark secret that sends her family and friends scrambling to come up with a solution. Meanwhile, Sophie forces the audience to make a final decision about her future.
Like every AI, Sophie needs to pass the Turing Test to prove her humanity. In this groundbreaking series, the audience is the test.
Sophie attempts to make her first human friend, but finds the concept of friendship more complicated than she’d originally imagined.
Iris, a long-time viewer of Artificial, runs the livestream. What ensues are many questionable points of conversation, which do not seem to make Dr. Lin too happy.
Sophie tries to understand the difference between fact, truth, and opinion, while Dr. Lin is upset with Iris about going behind his back. JuJu introduces Sophie to his younger brother, Chris, who got in trouble at school for getting into a fight.
In this episode, Matt has to teach Sophie the sensitive issue of morality and what it means. The audience gets to have some fun and help Sophie develop her cognitive senses.
Sophie and Juju get to know each other better, but a discussion about family causes her to doubt Matt’s parenting.
Sophie's first birthday leads to a conversation about history, culture, and rituals, as well as a look into the day Sophie was first turned on.
In this special livestream, JuJu and Sophie show the audience a battle between Sophie and a gamer named CatZ in a game of Starcraft 2. JuJu tries to show Sophie that you don’t have to win something in order to enjoy it.
In Sophie’s next lesson, Matt attempts to teach his daughter empathy – with the help of the audience – but finds himself in an uncomfortable position.
Sophie’s insistence that her memories get returned to her turns into a discussion about fun-- and whether she’s ever had any.
The Low Down
Iris and Dr. Lin continue to clash over how much information Sophie should be given about Dr. Lin's past. This leads to everyone reflecting about their own fathers, as well as addressing personal bias.
Sophie confronts Dr. Lin about being in denial, as he sees his wife for the first time in eight years. Iris gets a job opportunity and asks Dr. Lin whether he would like her to stay, and one of Dr. Lin's coworkers addresses how Matt hasn't been the same. Juju wants to take Sophie outside.
After their confrontation last week, Matt reaches a tenuous peace with Sophie by allowing her access to the Twitch chat, but it soon becomes clear that Sophie has an ulterior motive.
The Color Purple
An innocent discussion about The Color Purple turns into a debate about whether Matt and Sophie should let a viewer with a unique perspective into their lives.
Iris continues to push Dr. Lin in their interviews together. We see what happened after last week’s livestream, where Dr. Lin tries to help Sophie understand the meaning of forgiveness, apology, and emotion by opening up to her about his past.
When Mei returns and reads a poem that Sophie wrote, her husband is confronted about the real reason he prevents Sophie from being exposed to the real world. Iris must make a difficult decision about her career, and the audience decides if Juju should take Sophie outside.