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post #1201 of 1205 Old 06-25-2016, 12:48 PM
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Quite the cliffhanger ending. I don't remember any other prior season ending with so much in doubt:

  • Sarah bleeding out (and freezing) on the island, calling desperately for help and with no one to save her
  • Cosima at death's door (again), though likely to get cured with Delphine's help using the stem cell samples
  • Susan Duncan needing emergency medical attention
  • Ferdinand holding a gun on Ms. S and Kiera
  • Rachel poised to turn some Third World country into her personal cloning lab
  • Mika MIA and apparently quite sick
  • Allison on the run and with a bad case of the runs after eating some of Helena's venison intestine stew!
I cut the cable last month and had to buy the last three episodes on iTunes. I guess I'll be buying the entire (final) season next year. As sad as I am to see this great show get cancelled, I agree that I'd rather see it end in a way that the creators can wrap up the main story than have it run past its expiration date. There are only so many boards overseeing boards behind the curtain that a show can drum up to create an even bigger and badder villain.
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I cut the cable last month and had to buy the last three episodes on iTunes.
I didn't exactly cut the cord but I did cut a couple of my cableco's "packages", including the one that has BBC America. I'm still not certain I made the right choice but the only thing I watched on BBC-A was Orphan Black. The rest of the package must have been worthless because that's the only channel I miss (and only for OB).

I bought a "Season Pass" for OB from Amazon for $26 and I'll do the same next year. The episodes appear on Amazon the morning after they're aired on BBC-A.

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I laughed out loud a few episodes ago when Felix's "sister" (still suspicious about her) met Alison. She said "Just like Sarah, but with less attitude and more hygiene."

Felix needs a new hairdo. That Hitler look doesn't work.
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I didn't exactly cut the cord but I did cut a couple of my cableco's "packages", including the one that has BBC America. I'm still not certain I made the right choice but the only thing I watched on BBC-A was Orphan Black. The rest of the package must have been worthless because that's the only channel I miss (and only for OB).

I bought a "Season Pass" for OB from Amazon for $26 and I'll do the same next year. The episodes appear on Amazon the morning after they're aired on BBC-A.
I stopped watching shows on BBCA a couple years ago because of the annoying popups, commercials, and picture quality. For me, it is so much more enjoyable to watch the episodes on Amazon Prime. Orphan Black is one show I have no problem paying to watch on Amazon Prime. I think it is well worth the cost.
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One thing I disliked about this season is BBCA has tacked on the 30 minute after show making it a 90 minute recording. Up to now BBCA, and its' parent AMC, have made the after talk a separate show. While I easily delete the recording as soon as the actual episode is over, it just it just irks me that they're being so sneaky.
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I didn't exactly cut the cord but I did cut a couple of my cableco's "packages", including the one that has BBC America. I'm still not certain I made the right choice but the only thing I watched on BBC-A was Orphan Black. The rest of the package must have been worthless because that's the only channel I miss (and only for OB).

I bought a "Season Pass" for OB from Amazon for $26 and I'll do the same next year. The episodes appear on Amazon the morning after they're aired on BBC-A.
I haven't had my cable company's $10 channel package that included BBC America for a few years, but somehow I was able to watch the past two seasons of OB via the On Demand area, and could even FF commercials and I didn't get annoying pop ups. Season 3, I was only able to access the shows in standard definition. But this season, I could get the HD On Demand versions ... that is until I cut the cord.

I'm not sure why my cable company packaged BBC America with a bunch of kids channels and female-oriented lifestyle channels. If I didn't get OB free via On Demand, it would've been cheaper to pay for each season on Amazon or iTunes than pay for three months of that otherwise worthless package ($30 + fee to cancel package).
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