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A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.

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Orphan Black: To Right The Wrongs of Many  Season 5, Episode 10

With Helena forced to take shelter behind enemy lines, it’s a bloody last stand for survival as Sarah and Art struggle to protect her, and end the siege on the sestras once and for all.
posted by Pendragon on Aug 12 at 1:14 PM - 72 comments

Orphan Black: One Fettered Slave  Season 5, Episode 9

A devastating loss is suffered; Sarah learns that Helena has been kidnapped; Clone Club bands together to find Helena before her babies are born.
posted by Pendragon on Aug 5 at 1:37 PM - 30 comments

Orphan Black: Guillotines Decide  Season 5, Episode 8

Mrs. S orders the sisters to take a night off from sleuthing to celebrate Felix's art opening. [more inside]
posted by cgc373 on Jul 29 at 10:28 PM - 29 comments

Orphan Black: Gag or Throttle  Season 5, Episode 7

With hours to go before Kira's procedure, Cosima races to expose the truth about P.T., and an unsettling discovery sends Rachel into a tailspin.
posted by Pendragon on Jul 23 at 1:08 AM - 17 comments

Orphan Black: Manacled Slim Wrists  Season 5, Episode 6

Krystal returns with a surprising piece of intel. As tensions rise in the village, a new arrival at the house pushes Susan to her breaking point.
posted by Pendragon on Jul 16 at 1:28 AM - 10 comments

Orphan Black: Ease for Idle Millionaires  Season 5, Episode 5

Secrets surface about Kira's special gifts while she spends time bonding with Sarah. Elsewhere: Cosima joins Delphine at the mansion for a strange family dinner.
posted by Pendragon on Jul 9 at 4:27 AM - 7 comments

Orphan Black: Let the Children & the Childbearers Toil  Season 5, Episode 4

Alarmed by the changes in Kira, Sarah and Siobhan embark on an undercover mission. Cosima resolves to find out what's lurking in the woods.
posted by Pendragon on Jul 2 at 1:04 AM - 5 comments

Orphan Black: Beneath Her Heart  Season 5, Episode 3

Stuck on the sidelines with Neolutionists crawling all over her home, Alison seeks to return to her community center, but Bailey Downs has moved on from her. As she flounders to take back some control, the ghost of friendships’ past rears its head.
posted by Pendragon on Jun 25 at 4:35 AM - 16 comments

Orphan Black: Clutch of Greed  Season 5, Episode 2

Sarah receives a damning ultimatum from Rachel. Donny and Helena visit the hospital.
posted by Pendragon on Jun 18 at 5:19 AM - 13 comments

Orphan Black: The Few Who Dare  Season 5, Episode 1

Desperate to get off the Neolutionist island and reunite with her family, a wounded Sarah journeys into the island's interior.
posted by Pendragon on Jun 11 at 1:47 AM - 18 comments

Orphan Black: From Dancing Mice to Psychopaths  Season 4, Episode 10

When communication with Cosima is cut off and Neolution appears to be within striking distance, Sarah’s alliance with Rachel goes out the window. Sarah lures a high-level Neolutionist into a trap, and sets out to bring down Neolution once and for all.
posted by Pendragon on Jun 17, 2016 at 9:59 AM - 34 comments

Orphan Black: The Mitigation of Competition  Season 4, Episode 9

With Evie Cho in charge of Neolution, Sarah finds herself in the same position as Rachel causing the archenemies to come together for the greater good.
posted by Pendragon on Jun 10, 2016 at 4:36 AM - 27 comments

Orphan Black: The Redesign of Natural Objects  Season 4, Episode 8

Sarah and Mrs. S question Allison's loyalty when she becomes terrified by Neolution threats made against Donnie. With Sarah distracted, Siobhan sneaks out to seek vengeance. Cosima and Susan Duncan work together in one last attempt to discover a cure.
posted by Pendragon on Jun 3, 2016 at 12:36 AM - 33 comments

Orphan Black: The Antisocialism of Sex  Season 4, Episode 7

Sarah goes back to old habits to cope with her decisions and Cosima attempts a Hail Mary back at the lab.
posted by Pendragon on May 27, 2016 at 9:06 AM - 21 comments

Orphan Black: The Scandal of Altruism  Season 4, Episode 6

Cosima admits doubt about finding a cure, which causes Sarah to make a drastic decision. Elsewhere, Art and Felix try to protect Krystal Goderitch from herself.
posted by Pendragon on May 19, 2016 at 10:51 PM - 28 comments

Orphan Black: Human Raw Material  Season 4, Episode 5

Sarah has a sleuthing mission to discredit Felix's new ties after she tries reconnecting with Kira. Also, Cosima teams up with Donnie to further investigate the Neolutionist fertility research center.
posted by Pendragon on May 12, 2016 at 11:17 PM - 24 comments

Orphan Black: From Instinct To Rational Control  Season 4, Episode 4

Sarah forms an alliance with a former enemy in hopes of getting to the head of Neolution.
posted by Pendragon on May 5, 2016 at 3:58 PM - 18 comments

Orphan Black: The Stigmata of Progress  Season 4, Episode 3

As Sarah reels from the shocking discovery of Neolution's biotech, she's desperate to find answers.
posted by Pendragon on Apr 29, 2016 at 9:11 AM - 22 comments

Orphan Black: Transgressive Border Crossing  Season 4, Episode 2

After evading Neolution in Iceland, Sarah returns home to track down an elusive new ally.
posted by Pendragon on Apr 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM - 26 comments

Orphan Black: The Collapse of Nature  Season 4, Episode 1

A sort of prequel episode, we learn about one clone's recent history while being introduced to a new one. [more inside]
posted by numaner on Apr 14, 2016 at 9:45 PM - 40 comments

Orphan Black: History Yet to Be Written  Season 3, Episode 10

Kendall may be the key to stop Castor; the sisters appear to be thwarting their most dangerous foe.
posted by Pendragon on Jun 20, 2015 at 3:38 PM - 56 comments

Orphan Black: Insolvent Phantom of Tomorrow  Season 3, Episode 9

Clone Club heads to London to track down the Castor Original, but their enemies follow closely.
posted by Pendragon on Jun 13, 2015 at 4:33 PM - 25 comments

Orphan Black: Ruthless in Purpose, and Insidious in Method  Season 3, Episode 8

Rachel bargains for her freedom. Helena and Gracie work with the Hendrixes, and Donnie takes Kellerman to task.
posted by Pendragon on Jun 6, 2015 at 4:12 PM - 31 comments

Orphan Black: Community of Dreadful Fear and Hate  Season 3, Episode 7

Alison must secure a storefront to take her business to the next level; Cosima faces health issues.
posted by Pendragon on May 30, 2015 at 4:00 PM - 25 comments

Orphan Black: Certain Agony of the Battlefield  Season 3, Episode 6

Paul learns the truth about Cody's plans for Castor and has no choice but to make a dangerous play.
posted by Pendragon on May 23, 2015 at 3:54 PM - 47 comments

Orphan Black: Scarred by Many Past Frustrations  Season 3, Episode 5

Sarah and Helena suffer a strained reunion; the Leda family worries about Sarah's absence. [more inside]
posted by bleep on May 16, 2015 at 10:13 PM - 33 comments

Orphan Black: Newer Elements of Our Defence  Season 3, Episode 4

Mark is taken down in a Prolethean shoot-out and Sarah must step in to help. But as Sarah gathers intel that puts her on the trail of the original Castor DNA, a familiar foe is not far behind. [more inside]
posted by Pendragon on May 10, 2015 at 12:57 AM - 26 comments

Orphan Black: Formalized, Complex, and Costly  Season 3, Episode 3

All sides are in hot pursuit of original clone DNA until a shocking revelation about the nature of the Castor-Leda connection stops everyone dead in their tracks. [more inside]
posted by Pendragon on May 3, 2015 at 1:52 AM - 39 comments

Orphan Black: Transitory Sacrifices of Crisis  Season 3, Episode 2

Castor pursues the Leda clones for original tissue samples. Meanwhile, Helena is examined by a mysterious villain. [more inside]
posted by Pendragon on Apr 26, 2015 at 1:35 AM - 36 comments

Orphan Black: The Weight of This Combination  Season 3, Episode 1

Sarah Manning pursues the missing Helena who is held in a faraway compound. Sarah must use her wiles — and acting chops — to deter a Topside investigator who threatens the Leda sisters’ lives. Meanwhile, Cosima appears to be rebounding from her illness, while Alison and Donnie face newfound financial woes. But when the menace of Castor rears its head once more, Sarah and her entire family must come together to survive. [more inside]
posted by Pendragon on Apr 19, 2015 at 3:26 AM - 58 comments

Orphan Black: Conditions of Existence  First Watch   Season 1, Episode 5

The women learn that they have monitors - people in their lives whose purpose it is to observe them. They then try to discover who the monitors are.
posted by Pendragon on Sep 28, 2014 at 6:43 PM - 4 comments

Orphan Black: Effects of External Conditions  First Watch   Season 1, Episode 4

Alison impersonates Sarah to help her with Kira while Sarah encounters the person responsible for the deaths of other clones.
posted by Pendragon on Sep 16, 2014 at 6:37 AM - 6 comments

Orphan Black: Variation Under Nature  First Watch   Season 1, Episode 3

Sarah meets Cosima, another lookalike. Cosima and Alison reveal to Sarah all that they know about what is happening with the lookalikes including that they are clones. As Beth, Sarah must investigate the death of the body she buried.
posted by Pendragon on Aug 13, 2014 at 6:00 AM - 4 comments

Orphan Black: Instinct  First Watch   Season 1, Episode 2

Sarah must pose as Katja to find a mysterious suitcase. As Sarah delves further into the mystery of her lookalikes, she meets Alison - another lookalike who may provide her with the answers she needs.
posted by mathowie on Aug 1, 2014 at 6:40 AM - 13 comments

Orphan Black: Natural Selection  First Watch   Season 1, Episode 1

When Sarah Manning witnesses the suicide of Elizabeth Childs, a woman who looks just like her, Sarah arranges for Beth's body to be misidentified by her foster brother, Felix, as Sarah assumes Beth's identity. The plan is to clear out Beth's bank accounts, get her daughter Kira back, and run away to start a new life, but Sarah gets caught in a conspiracy about why she and Beth look alike and what led Beth to kill herself.
posted by mathowie on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:57 PM - 13 comments

Orphan Black: By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried  Season 2, Episode 10

In which Sarah makes a sacrifice for her daughter, Kira learns about Science! Cosima and Scott try to help Sarah and Rachel see eye to eye, a new dimension of the conspiracy behind Dyad is revealed, and the Clone Club has a dance party. Season finale.
posted by homunculus on Jun 21, 2014 at 9:13 PM - 151 comments

Orphan Black: Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done  Season 2, Episode 9

Cosima takes a turn for the worse, forcing Sarah to take desperate action – with tragic consequences for those she loves. The Proletheans set their ultimate plan in motion. Alison and Donnie tangle with the law.
posted by joethefob on Jun 15, 2014 at 7:19 AM - 70 comments

Orphan Black: Variable And Full Of Perturbation  Season 2, Episode 8

Another clone! And turnips are not baked, but others are. [more inside]
posted by viggorlijah on Jun 8, 2014 at 5:18 AM - 80 comments

Orphan Black: Knowledge Of Causes, And Secret Motion Of Things  Season 2, Episode 7

The situation at the rehab center reaches a new high. We learn about the source of the genetic material that Cosima received last episode. Mrs. S. comes into possession of valuable information which shakes up the DYAD Institute for good. Mysterious forces are on Cal's tail while the presence of Sarah is seemingly needed everywhere. And the episode ends with a big splash.
posted by travelwithcats on Jun 1, 2014 at 8:10 AM - 78 comments

Orphan Black: To Hound Nature In Her Wanderings  Season 2, Episode 6

Sarah joins forces with an unlikely and untrustworthy ally, following a trail of clues that she hopes will lead her to the origins of the clone experiment. Cosima and Delphine make a discovery that could prove to be the key to treating her illness. Alison finds herself in unsavory company at rehab. [more inside]
posted by leesh on May 25, 2014 at 7:17 AM - 49 comments

Orphan Black: Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est  Season 2, Episode 5

Rachel goes on the warpath, lashing out at Sarah's nearest and dearest. While she tries to keep her loved ones safe, an unexpected visitor threatens to derail Sarah's plans. [more inside]
posted by tzikeh on May 17, 2014 at 8:31 PM - 48 comments

Orphan Black: Governed as It Were by Chance  Season 2, Episode 4

Sarah investigates Mrs. S's mysterious past while Cosima investigates the mysterious photograph, and Alison and Helena each awaken to find themselves under someone else's control.
posted by homunculus on May 11, 2014 at 10:55 AM - 75 comments

Orphan Black: Mingling Its Own Nature With It  Season 2, Episode 3

This episode saw the clones almost entirely acting on their own, and we meet one of Sarah's previous trysts/marks... [more inside]
posted by emptythought on May 6, 2014 at 3:00 PM - 52 comments