Critic Consensus: Even with Orphan Black's increasingly muddled plot, "Scarred By Many Past Frustrations" delivers a number of satisfying revelations and some much-needed interplay between Sarah and Helena.
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Critic reviews for Scarred by Many Past Frustrations
Unlike the past couple of weeks, which were filled with gory action, Episode 5 was something of a bridge episode
You know an Orphan Black episode is going to be great when it opens with the talking scorpion.
As a whole, the episode works to streamline its various stories... but the result still ends up feeling oddly listless and meandering, with a string of new developments that appear only to set the show up for further disappointment.
"Scarred by Many Past Frustrations" is a fairly strong piece of the puzzle by itself, but the overall jigsaw is starting to look a bit disjointed.
This week's Orphan Black made me wish that we had a 23-episode season. That's the first time I've ever thought that with this show.
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