Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.
^ It's both acting & writing really. A great actor or actress wouldn't go as far without someone writing to their strength and a cohesive and interesting storyline.
This show has all that so far. Some shows, like Lost (which I never really got into), can overdo the mind-fuck aspect.
Rimmer, on what period of history to live in-
“Well, It’d be the 19th century for me, one of Napoleon’s marshals.
The chance to march across Europe with the greatest general of all time and kill Belgians” - (White Hole).