TV Club: Orphan Black: “Scarred By Many Frustrations”

It’s hard to believe that we’re already halfway through Orphan Black’s third season. I’d say that’s because time flies when you’re having fun, but it’s more like time has flown by in a breathless blur. It’s thrilling, but shapeless. Conspiracies are layering on top of conspiracies, scenes straining under the effort of servicing every one. Maybe that’s why it wasn’t until after “Scarred By Many Frustrations” had ended that I realized just how much it tries to bring the drama back down to the personal level, after all.

There’s Cosima, trying to move on from the wreckage of her relationship with Delphine and shattered heart. So, she reluctantly decides to take Felix’s advice and go on a date. She uses a smartphone dating app (“Sapphire”) to make it happen, which maybe explains why she’s so surprised when …

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