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Orphan Black, Season 2, Episode 5

Orphan Black | Season 2 | Episode 5 | Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est

First aired on 17-05-2014

Episode Synopsis

Rachel goes on the warpath, lashing out at Sarah’s nearest and dearest. While she tries to keep her loved ones safe, an unexpected visitor threatens to derail Sarah’s plans.

Episode Recap

Rachel has Paul replace Daniel as her monitor and lover, while also withholding a stem cell treatment for Cosima. Despite this, Leekie plans to treat Cosima anyway. He later confides in Cosima that the original clone genome was lost in a lab fire; the genome would have provided the cure for the illness. Meanwhile, Paul, under Rachel’s orders, storms in on Felix and get his fingerprints on Daniel’s gun to frame him for the police officer’s murder. He gives Sarah until morning to produce Kira. Sarah places Helena in Art’s custody to learn more about the Proletheans. Helena escapes, but provides Art and Sarah clues to the location of Maggie Chen’s locker. There, the two find clues relating to Ethan Duncan’s location, and that Helena intends to assassinate Rachel. Sarah finds Helena and talks her out of killing Rachel, and under Leekie’s promise that he will drop the charges against Felix, the two set off to find Ethan.

Cast

Director:Helen Shaver
Writer:Tony Elliott
Starring:Tatiana Maslany
Starring:Dylan Bruce
Starring:Jordan Gavaris
Starring:Kevin Hanchard
Starring:Evelyne Brochu
Starring:Maria Doyle Kennedy
Starring:Michiel Huisman
Starring:Matt Frewer
Starring:Peter Outerbridge
Starring:Skyler Wexler
Starring:Matthew Bennett
Starring:Kristin Booth
Starring:Ari Millen
Starring:Zoé De Grand Maison
Starring:Josh Vokey
Starring:Nicholas Rose
Starring:Diana Salvatore
Starring:Christy Bruce
Starring:Cynthia Galant
Starring:Kevin Dennis
Starring:Peter Michael Dillon