Orphan Black

Season 2 Episode 5

Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est

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Aired Saturday 9:00 PM May 17, 2014 on BBC America
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Rachel goes on the warpath and lashes out at Sarah's loved ones. While Sarah tries to keep them safe, an unexpected visitor threatens to derail her plans.

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  • Helena was just brilliant in this episode!

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    Rachel hits out at Sarah by arranging for Felix to be framed for murder. Helena decides to kill her. Helena was just brilliant in this episode!
Tatiana Maslany

Tatiana Maslany

Sarah Manning/Cosima Niehaus/Helena/Rachel Duncan

Dylan Bruce

Dylan Bruce

Paul Dierden

Jordan Gavaris

Jordan Gavaris

Felix Dawkins

Kevin Hanchard

Kevin Hanchard

Detective Art Bell

Evelyne Brochu

Evelyne Brochu

Delphine Cormier

Maria Doyle Kennedy

Maria Doyle Kennedy

Mrs. S

Diana Salvatore

Diana Salvatore

Bobby

Guest Star

Christy Bruce

Christy Bruce

Susan Duncan

Guest Star

Cynthia Galant

Cynthia Galant

Young Rachel

Guest Star

Michiel Huisman

Michiel Huisman

Cal Morrison

Recurring Role

Peter Outerbridge

Peter Outerbridge

Henrik "Hank" Johanssen

Recurring Role

Kristin Booth

Kristin Booth

Bonnie Johanssen

Recurring Role

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  • TRIVIA (1)

    • Title: The Latin phrase "ipsa scientia potestas est"  translates to "knowledge itself is power" The phrase occurs in Sir Francis Bacon's Meditations Sacrae. De Haeresibus (1597; Works 14.95; 79).

  • QUOTES (2)

    • Sarah: Helena, where are we going?
      Helena: Cold River.
      Sarah: What's that? A town?
      Helena: The place of screams.

    • Cal: What are you drawing?
      Kira: A picture. (Cal looks at Kira's picture which contains three people labeled Auntie Alison, Auntie Helena, and Auntie Cosima)
      Cal: I didn't think your mom had any sisters.
      Kira: They're new. They all look the same, but I can tell them apart.

  • NOTES (3)

    • Crew Clarifications and Additions: Jenny Duffy (UK Casting), Cosima Herter (Scientific Consultant), Steve Mrkobrada (A Camera 1st Assistant Camera), Ben Smith (B Camera 1st Assistant Camera), Michael Battistone (A Camera 2nd Assistant Camera), Jamie Shaw (B Camera 2nd Assistant Camera), Spencer Gray (Data Management Tech), Baha Nurlybayev (Data Management Tech), Jody Clement (First Assistant Art Director), Ian Brock (Original Series Design), Danny Burke (Lead Set Dresser), Chris MacLean (First Assistant Picture Editor), Louis Casado (Assistant Picture Editor), Jimmy Robb (First Assistant Sound Editor)

    • Although credited, Maria Doyle Kennedy (Mrs. S) does not appear in this episode.

    • Featured Music:
      "Head Over Heels" by Tears for Fears (Felix gets himself and his place ready for Colin, Colin arrives and they kiss)

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