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Eight Lessons from Orphan Black

1. Never let anyone tell you that you aren’t worth anything. Because you are. You are worth more than you could ever imagine.

2. Never be afraid to stand up for what you believe in. Even when the world tries to knock you down, stand your ground.

3. Family isn’t just blood. Family is friends, lovers, and people you meet on the internet.

4. Don’t be afraid to be yourself. Show the world just how awesome you are!

5. If you love someone, be prepared to fight. People will tell you love isn’t worth it or you shouldn’t love so-n-so. Ignore them. Love who you love. Love doesn’t discriminate.

6. Family means everything so you better fight like hell to protect them. Stand your ground. Channel your inner Helena.

7. Don’t run away from your problems. It may seem like a good idea at the time, but eventually you will have to face them. 

8. When you love someone, hold them tight and don’t let go. Never let them doubt how much you care about them. Because one day they won’t be here anymore.


Clone Club! Please add more. I know there are more lessons to be learned form Orphan Black. So add them. It doesn’t matter if they’re silly as long as they’re lessons learned from Orphan Black. I want to get this list as long as possible then somehow send it to the cast and crew so they can see all the lessons @orphanblack has taught us all. @orphanblack @bbcamerica

delphine wants to marry cosima

delphine wants to marry cosima

delphine wants to marry cosima

delphine wants to marry cosima

delphine wants to marry cosima

delphine wants to marry cosima

delphine wants to marry cosima

delphine wants to marry cosima

delphine wants to marry cosima

delphine wants to marry cosima

  • delphine wants to marry cosima
  • delphine wants to marry cosima
  • delphine wants to marry cosima
  • delphine wants to marry cosima

confirmed by graeme manson

TVLINE | We learned in the finale that there are 274 total clones. Would you like to explore some of these other clones’ stories in some format?
FAWCETT | If I was going to imagine another season for Orphan Black, following Cosima and Delphine was where I wanted to go. I wanted to go with them and to find these other women. I wanted to see what these other women were like. I wanted to hear these stories that these other women had. That, to me, felt like there was certainly more to imagine there. At the end of this season, you really feel like they’re out on their journey around the world, and that they’ve got this list and the list is life, and they’ve got their inoculations, and they’re world travelers now. I love what that feels like. If I were to pick this up and continue, that’s certainly something I would be interested in.
MANSON | We just need to give these characters a break for a little while. But obviously, there’s tales to be told there, even if they’re told in the comic books or something. I do believe that someday we’ll come back to these characters. We’re still interested in a movie. I’d be interested in returning to this world if Tatiana was in it.

Check out what the cast and creative team of Orphan Black thinks you should be looking out for this season: 

“Because I’m so close with Helena, I’m very excited about her journey. We all know that she’s in a motherly way, so that journey’s going to be very, very fascinating.Kristian Bruun 

“I think my favorite journey throughout the entire show, and especially this season, is Alison. She’s the one who’s changed the most, and pushed her boundaries the most, and it’s gonna keep happening this season. She’s so much fun, and she’s going to keep being wilder and wilder and more and more entertaining.”  Evelyne Brochu

“I think that one of the wildest, most interesting character journeys in Season 5 is Rachel. Rachel is unbelievable this year.” John Fawcett  

“And taken as a whole from when we met her at the end of Season 1? That woman has been on a hell of a journey. As well, I think that Sarah and Helena have a nice sister arc this year, too.” Graeme Manson

“I’m looking forward to Delphine. Fans love the Delphine/Cosima relationship, so seeing how Delphine’s storyline comes to an end, that’ll be really exciting. And Mrs. S. as well. Mrs. S. and Felix have been with Sarah from the beginning, so that whole family unit.” Kathryn Alexandre

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Official @orphanblack piece, commissioned by co-creator Graeme Manson for cast & crew Season 5 wrap gift.

LC Morgan, 2017 (Shop | Patreon | YouTube)


“I survived you. We survived you. Me and my sisters together. This is evolution”

Orphan Black (TV Series 2013–2017)

When we speak for the finale, you’re going to be crying, and that’s okay. We have just finished locking picture on the finale. I think it’s largely a story that John Fawcett and I had in our minds loosely from the very beginning. But to answer your question, I think we sort of asked ourselves: Who were they then and where are they now, and what does freedom look like to each of them?
—  Graeme Manson for EW.


Comfort at a time when I felt the most lost
A family in a time when I felt the most alone
Happiness in one of the darkest times of my life Realization that my true passion is for the television industry and hope in what television can do for people
An amazing cast and set of characters to admire
Reflection, validation, representation
A lot of stress
A lot of laughs
And of course, one of the greatest things to ever happen to me