Orphan Black: Season 2 (2014)

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Critic Consensus: Anchored by Tatiana Maslany's brilliant multi-role performance, Orphan Black is as densely-layered, thought-provoking, and wildly entertaining as ever.

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Air date: Apr 19, 2014
2
Air date: Apr 26, 2014
3
Air date: May 3, 2014
4
Air date: May 10, 2014
5
Air date: May 17, 2014
6
Air date: May 24, 2014
7
Air date: May 31, 2014
8
Air date: Jun 7, 2014
9
Air date: Jun 14, 2014
10
Air date: Jun 21, 2014

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Orphan Black is a dramatic conspiracy thriller about a grifter, Sarah, who discovers she's a clone that's being monitored as part of some mysterious scientific experiment.

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Critic Reviews for Orphan Black Season 2

All Critics (39) | Top Critics (21)

Sorry to say, the sometimes arbitrary storytelling, the lackadaisical direction, the reliance on coincidence and miraculous plot turns all undermine the drama. Maslany deserves better.

Apr 21, 2014 | Full Review…

Maslany is so good here that one wishes she wasn't so often forced to deal with exposition in her dialogue instead of the truly remarkable characters she's crafted from each clone but it's impossible to deny the pure entertainment factor of Orphan Black.

Apr 19, 2014 | Full Review…

I'll always value how Orphan Black's ability to shift and combine genres - sometimes in the same scene - kept me hooked through the first season while supercharging the second.

Apr 19, 2014 | Full Review…
NPR
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Orphan Black is a very dense show, and I mean that in a good way.

Apr 18, 2014 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

There is not a better performance-magic trick?-on television right now than watching Maslany break herself into a multitude that's learning it might be one.

Apr 18, 2014 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Thanks to its creators' verve and its star's zest, Orphan Black feels electric, sky-high on its own supply.

Apr 18, 2014 | Full Review…

One thing is certain, with Maslany's impressive acting gymnastics at its center, Orphan Black continues to be a highly rewarding viewing experience.

Jul 2, 2018 | Full Review…

It was a thrilling hour and we've only just begun!

Apr 21, 2014 | Rating: 4.8/5 | Full Review…

Going into the second season, expectations are high and if the first episode is any indication, we're in for an exciting ride.

Apr 21, 2014 | Full Review…

I would like some more questions answered, but the thrill of the chase will do just fine for now.

Apr 21, 2014 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Orphan Black: Season 2

WalterM

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JensS

Super Reviewer

Season 2 got much sillier, but I'm still decently interested. Season 3 looks like it might be about to aim a little too high for its own good

JeffL

Super Reviewer

½

Continues the same trend of S01 but doesn't really add anything relevant or interesting to the mix. It just adds some really boring and ultimately pointless villains that are a mix of mormons and god knows what else. Some extra clones would be interesting but they're few and don't cause much impact on the end. The final couple of scenes hold some promise to the future, but Orphan Black doesn't really get to the big league on S02, it's just fairly entertaining tv.

Francisco G

Super Reviewer

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