Dollhouse: Season 2, Episode 4

Belonging (23 Oct. 2009)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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The story of how Sierra came to the Dollhouse is revealed. And leads to a shocking outcome.



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Episode cast overview:
Paul Ballard (credit only)
Nolan Kinnard
Dr. Makido
Rich Woman (as Andrea Walker)
Natalie Graziano ...


Sierra's past connection to the Rossum Corporation is revealed. Nolan, a Rossum doctor, threatens DeWitt unless she gives him an imprinted Sierra permanently. It is revealed that Nolan was in love with Sierra in her life as Priya Tsetsang (before she joined the Dollhouse), but she rejected him completely from the beginning. Nolan has her kidnapped and put in a Rossum institution, where he uses medications to force her into insanity. As part of Nolan's plan, Topher is sent to the institution to bring Priya to the Doll House and make her an Active. In the present, Topher discovers the truth after a clue from Echo, and, feeling pangs of guilt about handing Sierra over to Nolan, imprints her instead with Priya's original personality, and she confronts Nolan at his house. Meanwhile, Boyd takes notice of Echo's growing self-awareness when he discovers a book in her sleeping pod and he slips her a security pass in preparation for when "the storm" comes. Written by YHC

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Wow...Powerful Episode!!!
2 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow...Powerful Episode!!! That was an AMAZING episode. If you are a Dollhouse fan at all (or even if you are catching your first episode), you MUST watch this episode. This one shows ALL of the potential of the Story!!! Well acted by everyone involved too. Dichen Lachman was Amazing in this episode.

If you are a fan catch this viewer, watch it and you will be hooked!! Best episode yet!!!

It was great to see some greater depth to the characters. Lets hope they can build from here and make this the show it always should have been!

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