Orphan Black 2 Seasons 2013

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Season 1
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(103) IMDb 8.1/10
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1. Natural Selection AGES_15_AND_OVER

When Sarah witnesses the suicide of a stranger, it changes everything.

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44 minutes

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Natural Selection

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Season 1
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Product Details

Genres Drama, Science Fiction
Season year 2013
Network BBC
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Andy on 5 Aug 2014
Format: DVD
Excellent series. Fast paced with some predictable and some unexpected twists. I can see why Tatiana Maslany got a bucketful of acting awards.. you do believe that the multiple characters that she plays are actually different people. The other main and supporting actors all provide strong and believable roles - which is a rariety. I don't know if this ever aired on the BBC in UK, but if not - they should run it. I'm looking forward to the second series and hope its out on DVD as soon as possible.
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49 of 61 people found the following review helpful By H. Miller on 19 Jun 2013
Format: DVD
I was able to watch this as it aired in the States and it is soon to be shown on BBC3- a great decision to buy up this series from its cousins, BBC America.

I will be honest and say that to love, or maybe even like, this show there are some things you have to overlook. The 'British' accents occasionally drift into Australian, and more regularly into Dick Van Dyke territory, but when you consider how much work this show must have been for its breakout star Tatiana Maslany- on screen for nearly every minute of each episode in one guise or another- a few slips can be forgiven, I think. Also, as a second season has already been commissioned, she has time to practice. This is a problem that will undoubtedly resonate more with UK audiences than it did in the US, so I expect to see less overwhelmingly positive reactions to Orphan Black over here.

If you can give it a chance and overlook that, and some dubious inferences related to genetics and the abilities of serving police detectives, you are rewarded with a slick, amazingly acted, sexy and suspenseful show that draws you in and keeps you guessing. As this is the first season there are, of course, more questions than answers at the end of it, but you are left both satisfied with what you have seen and looking forward to more.

Tatiana Maslany is already award winning in this (these?) roles (Critics' Choice Television Award), and I imagine there can only be more to come. Well worth a look for her work alone, but there is some great storytelling here as well.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Procrastinating Student on 23 July 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
This is one of the best new shows I have seen in years, and I am currently convincing everyone I know to watch it! Without giving the plot away, having one actress play the majority of the main characters is no mean feat. That Tatiana Maslany is able to pull it off without it feeling like just another novelty factor is incredible. That said, it is a show which is difficult to explain and I was initially put off by descriptions of the plot sounding overly complicated and sci-fi-ish. In reality, the science is balanced by the developing relationships between the characters, giving it a real heart. The background to the story is revealed as the series progresses, and I watched far too many episodes in one sitting simply because I had to find out what was happening!

Watch it!
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Bruce McLaren on 6 Aug 2014
Great show, but some interesting sound issues: stereo is one sided in favour of the left channel, and the front and end them music is either extremely low or non existent. Does anyone check this stuff before you put it up?
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By David H J Ashdown TOP 500 REVIEWER on 24 Nov 2014
Format: DVD
Brilliant series about clones who gradually become aware of each others existence and fight for their own survival against those who don't agree with their existence as clones. Can't wait for the second series to become available on DVD.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By S. Sen on 20 Oct 2014
This review is for the Prime Instant Video version. The show is brilliant. BUT FIX THE AUDIO AMAZON! Only the left channel is audible, the right channel is too soft...even with headphones! Will change rating after it's fixed.
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Brilliant she places so many different diff people but the same. Its sometimes hard to keep up. However reason for one star is for amazon prime members , this is addictive to watch so amazon have relished this and taken full advantage and if you want to watch season two you have to pay 3 pound per episode. Total rip off , but then I have noticed you get alot of prime season one and no one else buts them and there one offs no season twos. So prime members be careful .
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10 of 13 people found the following review helpful By TVR-Andy on 22 April 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
This set of ten episodes (three DVD's) is about cloning of humans. The story is very good and builds up nicely as you get into the story. The main actress, Tatiana Maslany, plays all the parts brilliantly. The story is tense and violent in places but there is also some good humour and a little sex.
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