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  • Orphan Black S5 E7 Gag or Throttle

    Orphan Black S5 E7 Gag or Throttle

    Orphan Black episode 7 “Gag or Throttle” ups the excitement and danger to maximum. Rachel (Tatiana Maslany who is here, there, and everywhere) has Kira (Skyler Wexler) in a terrible spot but starts to see things from a different point of view before the episode is over. This is a recap. There are spoilers.

  • Orphan Black S5 E6 Manacled Slim Wrists

    Orphan Black S5 E6 Manacled Slim Wrists

    Orphan Black brings Krystal (Tatiana Maslany) back for episode 6 “Manacled Slim Wrists.” She’s hilarious, steals every scene she’s anywhere near, and learns some helpful info. The rest of the episode is less humorous and more inflammatory.

  • Orphan Black S5 E5 Ease for Idle Millionaires

    Orphan Black S5 E5 Ease for Idle Millionaires

    Episode 5 of Orphan Black is “Ease for Idle Millionaires.” There’s lots of crazy science this week. We spend our time with Cosima and Sarah. This is a recap. There are spoilers.

  • Orphan Black S5 E4 Let the Children and the Childbearers Toil

    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 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 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.

  • Orange is the New Black Season 5: Thumbs Up vs. Thumbs Down

    Orange is the New Black Season 5: Thumbs Up vs. Thumbs Down

    Orange is the New Black season 5 was both an emotional thrill ride and a disappointment. I want to discuss my likes and dislikes about the latest season. This is not a detailed review. There might be a few spoilers along the way.

  • Orphan Black S5 E1 The Few Who Dare

    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.

  • Watch This: Trailer for House of Cards season 5

    Watch This: Trailer for House of Cards season 5

    House of Cards season 5 begins on Netflix on May 30. The creepy President Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) sounds even creepier in this trailer.

  • Orphan Black Season 5 Photos Released

    Orphan Black Season 5 Photos Released

    BBC America released 10 new images from season 5 of Orphan Black. They also issued a warning that “walls are closing in” on Sarah when nearly all her sister clones and their allies are “brought to heel” by Rachel. Apparently that includes Sarah’s daughter, Kira.

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