The Lake, mostly goofy Canadian comedy series
The Lake caught my eye because Jordan Gavaris from Orphan Black was in it. Being a loyal Clone Club member meant I’d have to take a look. Julia Stiles costarred, another draw.
4 Examples of Television’s Most Compelling First Episodes
The opening episode of a TV series is a make or break deal. If it’s a great episode, people come back for more. I’ll share 4 such episodes that I think are outstanding.
Watch This: Trailer for Maya Dardel
Maya Dardel stars a gravel-voiced Lena Olin as the title character in what looks to be the portrait of an unusual older woman.
5 Things I Loved about 5 Years of Orphan Black
Orphan Black is over. All we have now is stored on the DVR to rewatch endlessly. Sob. I was a huge fan of the show and want to celebrate its time on live TV.
Orphan Black S5 E9 One Fettered Slave
Orphan Black episode 9 “One Fettered Slave” is a funeral with no happy weddings. Helena’s (Tatiana Maslany, a multitude) early history is explored. This is a recap. There are spoilers.
Orphan Black S5 E8 Guillotines Decide
Orphan Black draws nearer the last episode with “Guillotines Decide,” the 8th episode of season 5. In this episode, it was the best of times. It was the worst of times. This is a recap. There are spoilers.
Orphan Black S5 E4 Let the Children and the Childbearers Toil
Orphan Black episode 4 “Let the Children and the Childbearers Toil” ties us back to some older story lines while Mrs. S (Maria Doyle Kennedy) and Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) madly search for a way to free Kira (Skyler Wexler) from Rachel’s clutches. This is a recap. There will be spoilers.
Orphan Black S5 E3 Beneath Her Heart
Orphan Black episode 3, “Beneath Her Heart,” focuses on the Hendrix family past and present. Alison (Tatiana Maslany, one of many) has a breakthrough and Donnie (Kristian Bruun) does some revealing dance steps. This is a recap. Every sentence is a spoiler.
Orphan Black S5 E2 Clutch of Greed
Orphan Black episode 2, “Clutch of Greed,” has Rachel winning. And winning. Things don’t look good for the sestras and freedom. This is a recap. There are spoilers everywhere.
Orphan Black S5 E1 The Few Who Dare
Orphan Black season 5 begins with “The Few Who Dare.” We’re right where we left off, with Sarah injured on the island, Cosima and Charlotte in the village on the island, Delphine looking after Cosima, Mrs. S and Kira held by Ferdinand, and Rachel thinking she’s conquered the world. Spoilers ahead, this is a recap.