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Orphan Black is a Canadian sci-fi television series about clones discovering they are part of an experiment.

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In Orphan Black, who shot the woman, and who saved her?

At the end of season 3, in a parking garage, someone shoots Who was it? Was it at the instigation of And who saved her, and why?
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In Orphan Black, how much do we know about Siobhan Sadler's backstory/activities with the Birdwatchers?

In Orphan Black, when she was younger, Siobhan belonged to/worked with some group called the Birdwatchers, who seem to be some kind of sometimes-violent leftist guerrilla group. They may also be the ...
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On Orphan Black, why did Alison and Donnie become drug dealers?

On Orphan Black, did Alison and Donnie have any reason to become dealers in black-market prescription drugs? Were they just being rebellious? Currying favor the make Alison popular (and electable) in ...
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Why does Henrik Johansson have the man killed?

In Orphan Black, Henrik Johansson orders Mark Rollins to kill Why?
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What's the timeline for Orphan Black?

In the final episode of Orphan Black, we see Sarah, Kira, and Felix go fishing. How much time has passed since Sarah witnessed Beth's suicide in S1E1? And for bonus points a bounty, what's the ...
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Are these Helsinki Incidents the same?

In the 2016 movie, Morgan, there is discussion of the "Helsinki Incident"; Lee Weathers (Kate Mara), the risk management consultant, says that she was there "after", not during the situation. There ...
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Why did Ferdinand never track down MK?

"I've always suspected one clone escaped the purge." Ferdinand Chevalier in Orphan Black episode S4E04 "From Instinct to Rational Control" Ferdinand admits that he suspected that of the seven ...
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How much time has passed on Orphan Black from S1-4?

I'm re-watching Orphan Black and am trying to work out, How much time has passed in each season? The only explicit period of time I can recall is when Alison is in rehab, but it's not made clear ...
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Which of the Ledas has impersonated another Leda?

Orphan Black has many impersonations among the sisters, beginning of course with Sarah stepping into Beth's shoes; there's also Sarah as Katja, to retrieve the briefcase (s1e2) Helena as Beth, at the ...
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Who knows about Helena?

Helena has been shown interacting with Sarah, Alison, their respective families, Cosima, Art, the Proletheans and Project Castor. Veera (MK) probably knows at least some of her story. Olivier met ...
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Why is Helena from Orphan Black blonde?

Helena is one of the Leda clones in Orphan Black. However, unlike the other Leda clones, who have dark hair, Helena's hair is very light. Why is this?
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Where are Orphan Black's season 4 episode titles from?

Apparently, the first three episodes of Orphan Black season 4 are: "The Collapse of Nature" "Transgressive Border Crossing" "The Stigmata of Progress" Since each previous season took its episode ...
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Which clones were involved in the Helsinki incident?

By the end of season 2 of Orphan Black, we learn of the Helsinki incident (or the Helsinki solution). It involved the "cleaning" of a number of clones, apparently in Helsinki, by order of (some ...
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Why is Cosima so upset about who the stem cells came from?

Cosima is originally told that stem cells from the genetic source had been found, and that they could use them to attempt a treatment. When Delphine learns that the stem cells are actually from she ...
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Are Sarah or any of the other clones looking for the woman they were cloned from?

The Orphan Black Wiki says that it is "Still unclear who the original is". Have Sarah (or Allison or Cosima) sought her out? If not, is there any evidence that any of them are even curious about ...
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What are the Organistations and Projects in Orphan Black and how do they relate?

Orphan Black has several key Organisations/Projects with various code names. I find myself getting muddled between them. Particularly after a long gap between the seasons. I would like a summary (in ...
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Where does Helena get Kira's letter?

In Season 1 of Orphan Black (I believe it was in S01E07), Helena spends some time looking at, re-reading, and obsessing over a letter from Kira to Sara. While Helena and Sara have encountered each ...
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Are all clones of the Castor set self-aware?

Specifically, is the first one we meet self-aware? We only learn of his clone-hood through the revealing of his clone-brothers, so I don't think this is ever addressed in the series. Yet the Orphan ...
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How many clones are there?

As Orphan Black draws to a close, I'm wondering how many clones there were / still are. Of course, there's the core group of A number of other clones get some screen time or are just mentioned in ...
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Did the European clones know each other?

Katja Obinger locates Beth Childs and convinces her to look for clones in (Canada, I presume), based on the fact that a number of Eurpean clones had been murdered. How did Katja know about the murders?...
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Where does Orphan Black take place?

I've only watched a couple episodes so far (maybe about halfway through season 1), and I'm not sure if I just completely missed something obvious, but I have no idea where the show is set. One of the ...