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Formalized, Complex, and Costly

Orphan Black, Season 3, Episode 3

Orphan Black | Season 3 | Episode 3 | Formalized, Complex, and Costly

First aired on 02-05-2015

Episode Synopsis

Leda and Castor are both on the hunt for original clone DNA. On the lam, Mark and Gracie pursue new leads to find the samples that might set them free, while Art and Sarah reunite to track them down. Meanwhile, Cosima and Scott try to learn more about Castor’s biology and Alison’s new money-making venture is going gangbusters. A shocking revelation about the Castor-Leda connection leaves the sisters reeling, just before Sarah witnesses a deadly Prolethean-Castor face-off.

Episode Recap

As Sarah and Felix have Seth’s dead body, Cosima and Scott think they can put it to good use before they dispose of it. Art continues to support Sarah in whatever her mission – now to find Helena – at risk of his own job. Sarah learns why. They believe that Mark may be the current key to locating Helena. Mark, who with Gracie is still on the run, decides to come partially clean to his wife about where he is currently headed: to retrieve some materials that Henrik stole, which is being kept by one of Henrik old militia associates, Willard Finch. What he doesn’t tell her is that it is the original Castor DNA. Nealon is monitoring Rachel’s recuperation. And Alison’s combined new business and election campaign seems to be working the way she and Donnie want, while Marci, albeit concerned in that she will not win by acclamation, still does not understand how Alison could garner any votes with her reputation.


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