The Coincidental Critic

Exploring the art of storytelling.

The Scandal of Altruism (SPOILERS)


“The Scandal of Altruism” was the most depressing episode of Orphan Black to date.  Everything that could have gone wrong did.  All of Cosima and Scott’s research has been erased.  Kendall is dead.  And Delphine has been confirmed as dead.  Watching Cosima tremor while witnessing Kendall’s death and then crying out at the news of Delphine’s death was one of the most heartbreaking moments I’ve ever watched.  How will the clones recover from this?  Is all hope lost?

Where was Alison during all of this?  Why wasn’t she kept in the loop about everything that was happening?  Why wasn’t she there for her sisters?

It’s been a while since we checked in with Helena and Rachel.  I wonder what they are up to…


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