Feeling useless as a part of Clone Club, Alison tries to regain a sense of normalcy at a community event. Pushed out of her usual role of coordinator at the fair, she runs into Aynsley’s husband Chad. Confronted again with her grief and guilt about Aynsley death, Alison falls back on old habits. Meanwhile, Rachel tries to pressure Donnie into revealing Helena’s location by sending the police to search the Hendrixes’ house in connection with Pouchy’s death. Kris and Stephanie discuss episode 3 of season 5 of Orphan Black, “Beneath Her Heart.”
Sarah reaches out to MK to create a plan to escape from Neolution’s clutches and keep Kira away from Rachel. However, Kira isn’t so sure that she wants to run. Meanwhile, Helena learns that her unborn children seem to have similar healing abilities as Kira, and Cosima gets to meet P.T. Westmoreland. Kris and Stephanie discuss episode 5×02 of Orphan Black, “Clutch of Greed.”
An injured Sarah manages to make contact with Felix to tell them about Rachel’s betrayal and then tries to make her way to Cosima while evading potential captors and a mysterious something that lives in the woods. Reunited with Delphine, Cosima learns what she can about the village on the island and its purpose. Kris and Stephanie discuss the Season 5 premiere of Orphan Black, “The Few Who Dare.”
Kris joins hosts from The Orphan Black Podcast by Solo Talk Media, Felix’s Helixes, 324B21: The Orphan Black Podcast, and The C Word Podcast, as well as our moderator, Kevin Bachelder, to talk a little about Season 4 and discuss the possibilities for Season 5.
The Helsinki series of Orphan Black comics reveals the incident that established the “Helsinki protocol,” which was referenced in Season 3 of the series. We discuss the context we have for the storyline from both the series and the first run of comics, and how Helsinki give us new context for what we’ve seen on the series.
Stephanie and Kris are joined by Dr. Elizabeth Coody (she’s a doctor of comics! kinda!) to talk about comic books that might be of interest to Orphan Black fans, including some titles that are related to specific characters.
Cosima and Susan make a breakthrough that looks promising for a cure but also promising for Susan to start creating clones again. With that news, Rachel makes a power play, and with Krystal’s help Sarah has to put the pieces together in time to try to stop Rachel and help Cosima. Kris and Stephanie discuss the Orphan Black fourth season finale.
Kris and Stephanie give their first impressions of Orphan Black’s fourth season finale, which are basically Rachel’s terrible and Sarah’s a dummy. A longer discussion of the episode is forthcoming.
Sarah reluctantly teams up with Rachel to take down Evie Cho. With Art’s help, Sarah searches for two of Brightborn’s carriers who escaped with an incriminating video. Meanwhile, Donnie gets out of jail, and Alison suggests that they leave town. Felix struggles to keep Adele in the dark in regards to the clones. Kris and Stephanie discuss the ninth episode of season 4 of Orphan Black.
When MK makes contact again with information about Susan and Rachel, Cosima asks her to put them in contact with the Duncans to discuss working on a cure for the clone disease. Alison is approached with an ultimatum from Duko, who is in Mrs. S’s cross hairs. Kris and Stephanie discuss the eighth episode of season 4 of Orphan Black.