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Old March 21 2014, 12:36 AM   #1
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Orphan Black first time viewer (please no spoilers)

I just watched the first couple episode of Orphan Black for the first time and I really enjoyed it. I had been hearing people rave about this show since it first premiered and finally decided to watch it. I can see why everybody loves it so much, it's great.
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Old March 21 2014, 06:00 AM   #2
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Keep watching. The season gets better and better.
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Old March 21 2014, 06:33 AM   #3
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Enjoy the ride. If you come to the end of the season and Tatiana Maslany doesn't become your favorite actress, than you might be watching it wrong.

I kid of course, but hopefully when all is said and done, I would love to know how you feel about the characters and where they are now on your rewatch to where they will be at the end of the season.
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Old March 22 2014, 06:45 AM   #4
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After just the first couple I'm already starting to see why everyone loves her so much.

Do we start getting any answers about the clones' origins by the end of the season? Just a yes or no please, I don't want specifics.
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Old March 22 2014, 06:52 AM   #5
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^Kind of...

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Keep watching. The season gets better and better.
And Felix gets hotter and hotter.
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Old March 22 2014, 07:21 AM   #6
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You are in for a TREAT!

And, yes. Felix.
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Old March 22 2014, 05:08 PM   #7
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You'll get layers. Not the whole answer, but enough to get you wanting more.

You might want to write up in this thread your observations, and theories, and see if anything comes true, or if you notice something the rest of us didn't the 1st time.

... the thing to watch is Tatiana's acting, and how distinct she makes her characters.
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Old March 23 2014, 03:13 AM   #8
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^Yes, very much so. You start to forget that all of the "clones" are the same actress. When Alison and Sarah are talking to each other, you completely believe that it's two separate people.

There are answers doled out as you go, and new questions, too.
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Old March 23 2014, 03:41 AM   #9
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I never remember the clones are the same actress until I watch interviews and there are only three main characters on stage.
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Old March 25 2014, 12:48 AM   #10
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Yeah, I'll be sure to post any more thoughts as I go along.
One thing that caught me off guard was the sex/nudity. I didn't realize BBCA went that far content wise.
I'm a huge Game of Thrones and True Blood fan, so obviously it doesn't bother me, I just wasn't expecting it.
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Old March 25 2014, 04:47 AM   #11
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Yeah...and i think it realy is NOT necessary. LOTS of great stuff without it. If anything, it'd be my one gripe...it's like mandatory that every episode has a sex scene.
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Old March 25 2014, 05:52 AM   #12
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Yeah...and i think it realy is NOT necessary. LOTS of great stuff without it. If anything, it'd be my one gripe...it's like mandatory that every episode has a sex scene.
As someone who has a crush on Jordan Gavaris I'm really really fine with them. Makes the show feel more real and less... crappy.
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Old March 25 2014, 07:14 AM   #13
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The sex scenes taper off, I think it's all about !!SEX!! in the first ep of stuff now to grab attention.
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Old March 27 2014, 02:17 AM   #14
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OK. Like I said before, I don't mind that stuff, but in shows GOT, True Blood, and Spartacus, it occasionally feels like they put that stuff in them just because they can, and not because it serves a purpose in the story. Glad to hear that isn't the case here.
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