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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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Cast

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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Country:

Canada

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English

Release Date:

30 March 2013 (USA) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Trivia

Co-creator Graeme Manson said that Tatiana Maslany roller-bladed to her audition, and helped the other auditioning girls with their lines. See more »

Goofs

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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Referenced in NCIS: Los Angeles: The One That Got Away (2019) 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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