Critic Consensus: Led by more outstanding work from Tatiana Maslany, "The Weight of this Combination" continues to explore and enrich Orphan Black's main group of characters while adding a new, potent threat.
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Critic reviews for The Weight of This Combination
Just when you thought it couldn't get any better than Sarah impersonating Alison in the rehabilitation center comes this week's big switcheroo: Sarah playing Rachel in order to convince Top Side the woman was still in charge.
This was a first good start to Orphan Black's final season. The writers kept up with the momentum from the previous season finale and heightened the drama for all of our favorite clones.
Fans who were worried about the clone boys crowding in and drawing the focus away from Orphan Black's parsing of female experiences should rest assured that Sarah and her sisters still seem to be very much center stage.
I was pleasantly surprised and delighted that throughout the episode, the focus remained on the clones and their relationship to one another.
Orphan Black's third season kicked off with a dense but entertaining premiere, dealing with the aftermath of Rachel's incapacitation at the end of last season.
Welcome back Orphan Black fans! It's time for season 3, which if the opening episode is any indication, is going to be chock-a-block with male soldier clones and if we're lucky, lots of our self-aware girl clones mimicking each other as much as possible.
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