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Orphan Black 

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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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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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To help her prepare to play her "clones," Tatiana Maslany created playlists and dances which she thought epitomised their character. She gave Cosima 'rave dance' (with glow sticks), Alison ballet, and Helena was kept private in her trailer. See more »

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When introducing M.K., it is said that her accent sounds Scandinavian. It is later found out that she is Finnish, which is a language not even remotely related to that of the original Scandinavian countries. Finnish is more related to Eastern European languages than those of Norway, Sweden and Denmark (anyone able to recognise Finnish accent is most likely aware of this).

There is, however, a small (roughly 5%) minority of Finnish Swedes, who speak both Finnish and Swedish, many of them treat the former as the second language. See more »

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Featured in The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015) See more »

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phenomenal
23 December 2014 | by See all my reviews

"Orphan Black" is a highly underrated series starring the woefully underrated Tatiana Maslany. What is the story there? This woman's name should be shouted from housetops. She should be heralded as the next Meryl Streep.

Like others on this board, I don't want to say too much and give the story away. In order to see what makes Maslany so amazing, you need to watch the show.

The story is full of twists and turns. In the beginning, we see a young woman, Sarah (Maslany) witness the suicide of a woman on the subway tracks. A fast thinker who lives on the edge, Sarah grabs her purse and her identity. It goes from there.

The series is peppered with interesting characters, including Jordan Gavaris as Sarah's gay hustler brother; Maria Doyle Kennedy as Mrs. S, Matt Frewer as Dr. Leeke, and many others. I'll just name the characters - they're all marvelous: Cosima, Alison, Rachel, Helena, Tony, etc.

Don't miss this, and don't ask me why everybody's not talking about it.


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