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Jun 22, 2014
Orphan Black Season 2 Finale Review: Sarah and Her Sisters
Kaitlin Thomas
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Orphan Black's universe continued to expand beyond our wildest dreams in "Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried," proving once again that the show is far more complex and original than we ever could have imagined.

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Clone wars
Jun 02, 2013
Orphan Black Season 1 Finale Review: Same, Same But Different
BBC America's fantastic new show wraps its debut season by making another strong case for creative freedom and shorter seasons.
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it ain't cats
Apr 20, 2014
Orphan Black Season 2 Premiere Review: Personal Property
"Nature Under Constraint and Vexed" felt like a seamless continuation of Season 1, utilizing the same tricks that made the series so exciting and addicting in the first place.
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Weird science
Apr 27, 2014
Orphan Black "Governed by Sound Reason and True Religion" Review: Not Your Fault, But Reality
In this quieter follow-up to the season premiere, the search for Kira came to a startling close, Alison came to grips with the truth about Donnie, and a million new questions arose about Mrs S.
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black comedy
Jun 01, 2014
Orphan Black "Knowledge of Causes, and Secret Motion of Things" Review: Luck Versus Karma
The majority of this episode served to remind us that Orphan Black is just as gifted with comedy as it is with drama, which served to increase the intensity of the hour's more serious moments.
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"do we have a boat?!"
Jun 15, 2014
Orphan Black "Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done" Review: The One Where Donnie Grew a Pair
The penultimate episode of Orphan Black's second season saw nearly all of the show's separate plot threads come together with a shocking, episode-ending reveal.
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hello, paul
May 18, 2014
Orphan Black "Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est" Review: She's Got the Power
Ipsa Scientia Potestas continued to unravel the mystery of the clones as Sarah's trust in Paul was shattered and Felix was put in harm's way.
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mmm, meat bread
Jun 21, 2015
Orphan Black Season 3 Finale Review: Going Back to the Start
The Season 3 finale attempted to right some of the season's earlier wrongs by bringing everything full circle.
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it's all connected
May 11, 2014
Orphan Black "Governed As It Were By Chance" Review: So Many Enemies, So Little Time
"Governed As It Were By Chance" brought the clones together in a seamless way, right as Sarah and Felix made a discovery about Rachel.
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oh, sugar honey!
May 25, 2014
Orphan Black "To Hound Nature in Her Wanderings" Review: Good Intentions, Bad Science
Everyone was lying to everyone this week as Delphine decided to keep a potentially huge secret from Cosima and Vic returned to stir up trouble for the Clones. But more importantly, Helena sang a song.
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Episode 10 Season 5
To Right the Wrongs of Many
Aired
8.12.2017
Episode 9 Season 5
One Fettered Slave
Aired
8.5.2017
Episode 8 Season 5
Guillotines Decide
Aired
7.29.2017
Episode 7 Season 5
Gag or Throttle
Aired
7.22.2017
Episode 6 Season 5
Manacled Slim Wrists
Aired
7.15.2017
Sarah Manning/Beth Childs/Katja Obinger/Alison Hendrix/Cosima Niehaus/Helena/Rachel Duncan/Krystal Goderitch/M.K. (Mika)
Delphine Cormier
Felix Dawkins
Detective Art Bell
Paul Dierden

Sarah, a grifter, witnesses the suicide of a woman who looks just like her. She picks up the woman's handbag and runs. Instead of solving the mystery of how they can look the same, she is confronted with more mysteries. Taking on the woman's identity she discovers they are clones and that there are more of them out there, living in a wide range of circumstances.

As Sarah tries to find out what is going on and who is responsible for it, someone starts picking them off one by one. In a race to find the reason for it all before the killer can get to her, Sarah doesn't know who to trust.

Tatiana Maslany plays clones Sarah Manning, Beth Childs, Katja Obinger, Alison Hendrix, Cosima Niehaus, Helena, Rachel Duncan, Tony Sawiki, Jennifer Fitzsimmons, Krystal Goderitch, M.K. (Mika) and Camilla Torres.

The episode titles for season one are taken from Charles Darwin's evolutionary text "On The Origin of Species" (published November 24, 1859). Season two episode titles are quotes from the works of Sir Francis Bacon. Season three episode titles come from Dwight D. Eisenhower's televised Farewell Address to the Nation given on January 17, 1961 from the Oval Office. Season four titles are inspired by the works of Donna Haraway, Distinguished Professor Emerita in the History of Consciousness Department and Feminist Studies Department at the University of California. All of the titles are taken directly (or inspired by) various elements of her seminal works: Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature and A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century. Season 5 titles are from Ella Wheeler Wilcox's poem Protest from her 1914 book Poems of Problems written at the peak of the Women's Suffrage movement and just as WWI was set to go off.

This series is rated TV-MA.

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