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Old April 5 2013, 06:05 AM   #16
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Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.

Just watched the pilot. It definitely kept my attention and I'm looking forward to episode 2.
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Old April 6 2013, 10:03 PM   #17
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Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.

One thing that was kinda weird is the German birth certificate.

The dialogue stated that Katja was born in Berlin.
The actual certificate claimed that it was an East German document from 1985, but the text they showed stated Würzburg, a West German city about 70 kilometers away from the former border to the GDR. Probably just some production screw up, but still kinda weird.
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Old April 6 2013, 10:59 PM   #18
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Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.

We're assuming that these clones age naturally.

Of course forced maturation means that our hero could never have been growing up side by side with her foster brother unless he's a handler.

But the documentation might still have to have been faked (poorly) if the girls weren't released from their clone factories until they were 5 or 6... Maybe all the clones started in orphanages?

Factory built or a mass of artificial inseminations were hijacked as the girls were released into the wild.
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Old April 6 2013, 11:06 PM   #19
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Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.

I wonder if they'll do the same thing as Kyle XY, where we later found out that the main character was part of an experiment's first batch, but certainly not the last one?
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Old April 7 2013, 12:12 AM   #20
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Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.

Well, we've seen three. They'd be wussies to cap this at three.
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Old April 7 2013, 04:49 AM   #21
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Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.

Well now we've seen five....mmmmm five.

8 more eps to the season, how long I wonder will it take to explain everything (if they do)?

And what to leave for a possible S2?
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Old April 7 2013, 05:34 AM   #22
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Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.

That was so much better than the pilot episode, and I liked that episode. They really did push to get Sarah fully entrenched in this whole mystery thing this week and man did the plot keep moving and was fast. I almost feel like I need to see the first two episodes again but this episode was really good.

So so far we've seen Sarah, Beth, the Soccer Mom, the Gangsta, and the German, and it seems like this "person" has been planted all around the world using various stereotypes of humanity, or at least that's what I got from the Briefcase scene and the final scene.

Ar-Pharazon,

I too was wondering how they are able to maintain this storyline. I think each episodes builds on something bigger and it's going to be like an Army of clones or something. I'm almost worried this show might have a Heroes syndrome (And to that extent, Glee Syndrome) which is great first season but how do you maintain this quality while keeping the story interesting. Still, we're only 2 episodes into a 10 episode run. There's plenty more time to see where this goes, and honestly, I think I might look more forward to this show than Doctor Who.
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Old April 7 2013, 07:16 AM   #23
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Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.

I see two reasons to make clones: Immortality and piety dish, which pretty much sums up to the same thing.

They're all growing replacement organs for someone special, or their entire body is a replacement vehicle for someone special, but whether that's an outright brain transplant or just digitally imprinting brain patterns... Or they could be growing a virus or a cure to something horrible... Seeing how environmental effects impact on perhaps a "cancer potential gene" or else why let them lose to the our corners of the planet?

Ah!

What if each of the clones is referred to as a colour?

Orphan Red, Orphan Yellow, Orphan magenta... Etcetera, etcetera.
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Old April 7 2013, 07:19 AM   #24
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Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.

I too thought this episode was better than the pilot...and I too, loved the pilot. This is just a great show and I'm looking forward to see where it's heading.

One minor nit though, I hope this story line about the cop and her partner and this shooting has something to do with the main plot. Right now it doesn't feel like it has anything to do with anything and is taking away from the plot with the clones.
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Old April 7 2013, 07:32 AM   #25
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In my mind I am already comparing next weeks episode to the second episode of Continuum where the future cop had to pretend that she was a present day cop and work a case using only stone knives and bear skins.
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Old April 7 2013, 03:30 PM   #26
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Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.

Watched most of the pilot last week and thought it was interesting. Tried watching the new episode last night and turned it off after 5 minutes. That Felix character has to be one of the most annoying people I've ever seen, and his awkward drunk fight with ex-boyfriend dude was just weird. I won't be able to watch any more new episodes from here on out anyway due to work, so I'll just wait and see how it does in the reviews. I may come back to it if the first season shows up on Netflix someday.
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Old April 7 2013, 04:30 PM   #27
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Aldo wrote: View Post
I too thought this episode was better than the pilot...and I too, loved the pilot. This is just a great show and I'm looking forward to see where it's heading.

One minor nit though, I hope this story line about the cop and her partner and this shooting has something to do with the main plot. Right now it doesn't feel like it has anything to do with anything and is taking away from the plot with the clones.
It's pretty obvious that it is related.
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Old April 7 2013, 06:34 PM   #28
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Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.

Mister Fandango wrote: View Post
Aldo wrote: View Post
I too thought this episode was better than the pilot...and I too, loved the pilot. This is just a great show and I'm looking forward to see where it's heading.

One minor nit though, I hope this story line about the cop and her partner and this shooting has something to do with the main plot. Right now it doesn't feel like it has anything to do with anything and is taking away from the plot with the clones.
It's pretty obvious that it is related.
Didn't Sarah say that Beth was investigating the twins at the time of the shooting?
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Old April 7 2013, 06:40 PM   #29
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Re: Orphan Black kept my Attention.

I hope it's not related. I hate small world syndrome.
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Old April 8 2013, 12:34 AM   #30
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Came across the second episode while I was bored and channel surfing.

Couldn't figure out what this episode was suppose to be about. (Didn't see the first episode).
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