Orphan Black (2013– )
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Governed by Sound Reason and True Religion 

On information from Art, Sarah learns that it is not Rachel who abducted Kira, but rather the Prolethians, the reasons she does not know behind the abduction. However, there is no news ... See full summary »



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Gracie Johanssen (as Zoé de Grand'Maison)


On information from Art, Sarah learns that it is not Rachel who abducted Kira, but rather the Prolethians, the reasons she does not know behind the abduction. However, there is no news whatsoever about Mrs. S, who she believes must have also been abducted along with Kira, which is only of little concern to her based on what her birth mother told her before her death. Regardless, Sarah decides to trust Art so that he can help her locate Kira. What Sarah discovers in the matter is not quite what she expects, which results in her not knowing who to trust. Art also tries to convince Angela to leave matters alone as he is not prepared to tell her everything that Sarah has told him. The Prolethians are also able to recapture Helena. Cosima tries to convince Leakie that she is not working with Sarah - that Sarah is indeed the enemy - and thus had nothing to do with Sarah infiltrating the event at Dyad using her identity. Cosima runs into a roadblock in taking over the research into her own ... Written by Huggo

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The blood Delphine draws from Cosima is in a yellow top vacutainer tube. Yellow tops contain the anticoagulant sodium polyanethol sulfonate (SPS). SPS is primarily used on blood drawn for microbiological culturing but is also acceptable for DNA and RNA studies. See more »


Season 1 finale, two episodes back, (Orphan Black: Endless Forms Most Beautiful, and from which events have been progressing more or less as if no time has passed between seasons 1 and 2, was set in December 2012; here we see Donnie's phone with a message dated 2013, and Aynsley's grave stone shows 2014, the year in which season 2 was broadcast. See more »


Cosima Niehaus: What,you're accusing me of colluding with Sarah too, I'm sorry, shit-kick Rachel? I don't know - Why would I do that?
Delphine Cormier: Aldous, Sarah, she's a con artist. She fooled us too.
Dr. Aldous Leekie: Did she?
Delphine Cormier: She stole *your* pass card.
Cosima Niehaus: Really?
[Tries to resist smiling]
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Religion and Science; Allies or Enemies?
27 April 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Alison is scared. Sarah is scared. Cosima is making out with her hot French girlfriend in her new lab. Oh, and Helena's back - with the Proletheans.

There were three main parts to this episode: One, who is Mrs. S? Like who is she really? The episode gave us insight into her life, yet left us more confused coming out of it than we did going in! At least we know she's not a Prolethean though. Two, Ah, yes, the Proletheans; they were the standout of this episode for me. We see just how (if you'll excuse the horrible "pun") hell bent they are on the whole "clones have no soul" thing, but we also get an important message: Science and Religion can be allies. Is this some kind of subtle hint at the history of the clones or something? Finally, in season one, our wonderful Clone Club came together, their bonds were formed, and now, in season two, those bonds are being broken. Season One brought them together, Season Two is pulling them apart.

"Governed by Sound Reason and True Religion" was a solid episode and really set things in motion without overshadowing the plot with questions. Well Done, OB. Well Done.

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