TV RECAP: A Mystery Revealed as ‘Orphan Black’ Gets Personal

May 4, 2014 4:21 PM

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TV RECAP: A Mystery Revealed as ‘Orphan Black’ Gets Personal

In this week’s episode of “Orphan Black,” we get fewer answers to burning questions, but a little more personal. The episode, “Mingling Its Own Nature with It” opens on a rather endearing scene where Sarah (Tatiana Maslany), Felix (Jordan Gavaris) and Kira (Skyler Wexler) are sleeping in the truck Sarah stole last week, in the middle of a field. Felix calls this camping, and his whining after stepping in animal dung even gets Sarah to laugh! Have we ever heard her laugh in earnest before? I’m drawing a blank. The moment ends, however, when they realize that they have a child with them who is hungry and needs providing for. Sans money. Sarah and Felix (okay, probably just Sarah) come up with a plan to use Kira as a diversion for Felix to steal food.

While eating their stolen food, and after explaining to Kira that they only stole because they had to, Sarah realizes that she’s been in these woods before and that there are all kinds of empty cabins. The cabin they choose, however, is not exactly empty. Felix is stunned when a man enters the cabin...

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