TV Club: Orphan Black deals some art, some spycraft, and some killing blows

The small but scrappy team fighting against Neolution has always been in tremendous physical danger. The people they’re opposing are wealthy, powerful, and violent. The fact that they haven’t suffered that many casualties before now is more a product of luck than anything else. And if anyone understood the risks they were taking, it was Mrs. S. She was the character who came from a background of resistance, who understood all too well that in a fight like this, there will be times when you try to minimize casualties rather than stop them.

So she sets up her final showdown with Ferdinand to be solo. It’s easy to argue that she should have brought someone along with her for this fight, but it wouldn’t be very in character for her. She does not bring her children along to fights. And it’s hard to imagine Art …

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