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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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Series cast summary:
Tatiana Maslany ...  Sarah Manning / ... 50 episodes, 2013-2017
Jordan Gavaris ...  Felix Dawkins 50 episodes, 2013-2017
Maria Doyle Kennedy ...  Siobhan Sadler 50 episodes, 2013-2017
Kristian Bruun ...  Donnie Hendrix 45 episodes, 2013-2017
Kevin Hanchard ...  Detective Art Bell / ... 44 episodes, 2013-2017
Skyler Wexler ...  Kira Manning / ... 39 episodes, 2013-2017
Josh Vokey ...  Scott 38 episodes, 2013-2017
Ari Millen ...  Mark Rollins / ... 36 episodes, 2014-2017
Evelyne Brochu ...  Delphine Cormier / ... 29 episodes, 2013-2017
Dylan Bruce ...  Paul Dierden 29 episodes, 2013-2016
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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 end is near... (season 5) See more »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 March 2013 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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The ability of Tatiana Maslany to act with "herself" is achieved using an acting double, Kathryn Alexandre. In non-f/x shots, when more than one clone is on screen and one of their faces is obscured or hidden, that one is probably being played by Alexandre. She also appears as another character, Alexis, in three episodes. See more »

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Cosima mentions in season 1 that Katja's fingerprints would be close enough to Sarah's that running Katja's prints through standard police search would pull up Sarah's rap-sheet. No one seems worried that Beth's fingerprints should have been just as similar, and as a police officer her prints would definitely be in the system. Why didn't Sarah's rap-sheet emerge when Beth applied to become a police officer? Why did the system match Katja to Sarah but not to Beth? The system may have matched Sarah to Beth, but other data would not have matched, such as date of birth, place of birth, parents etc. The match would have been seen as a false positive which often occurs in fingerprint matching systems. Even in ten-print matches, depending on what level of search was employed. In many systems, technician intervention is required to eliminate candidate matches. See more »

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Very Promising
11 July 2013 | by grimswoldSee all my reviews

Just a Note to people who said the accents didn't sound real, as a British person - English no less, they do sound real. There are plenty of people in the London area who speak exactly like them. In fact they sound more English than a lot of young people today who have developed a rather lazy English accent which has emerged in the last 20 years out of a mish mash of foreign accents and sounds particularly awful to me, and sometimes unintelligible. Just to put the matter straight.

As far as the first episode goes the only one I have seen so far - I think it appears very promising, I will stay tuned! I think the acting of the 2 leads is very good and I like what appears to be an original Idea or two emerging already.


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