Orphan Black (2013– )

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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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 Felix Dawkins (28 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Sarah Manning / ... (28 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Siobhan Sadler (27 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Paul Dierden (26 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Detective Art Bell (23 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Donnie Hendrix (23 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Kira (21 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Delphine Cormier (19 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Scott (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Mark Rollins / ... (15 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Detective Angela DeAngelis (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Vic (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Gemma Hendrix (13 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Gracie Johanssen (12 episodes, 2014-2015)
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SPOILER: Orphan Black follows outsider, orphan and street-wise chameleon Sarah. After witnessing a woman's suicide, Sarah assumes the stranger's identity - who happens to look just like her. Expecting to solve all her problems by cleaning out the dead woman's savings, Sarah is instead thrust headlong into a kaleidoscopic mystery as she realizes the dizzying truth - she and the dead woman are clones. As Sarah searches for answers, she discovers the chilling fact that there are more people like her out there - genetically identical individuals who were planted in unsuspecting birth parents and nurtured in completely different circumstances. With no idea who created the clones, she'll need to discover the reason in a hurry as an assassin is killing them one by one. Written by Annonymous

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The show has a 'science consultant' who is called Cosima real life - like one of the characters. Her name is 'Cosima Herter'. See more »

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What a thrilling, fantastic first season
2 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched the first season of Orphan Black in just two days. Yes, it was that addicting. Such a fast-paced first season as well, the thrills never stop, the twists and turns never let down. But what's most remarkable is Tatiana Maslany, who plays these various characters brilliantly. It's not just that she plays many characters though, it's how she does it, and how when you see a different one you can see the difference in characterization that she's able to give them. She honestly deserves to win the Emmy at this point, and I truly hope she gets the nomination. Still, the first season of this sort of reminds me of other shows' first seasons where the quality takes a drastic downturn. Something built like this in its structure certainly is always at risk of getting too outlandish or stupid, but thankfully this never did.


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