From Noah Berlatsky of The Atlantic:
The Robots of Orphan Black
Orphan Black is a sci-fi conspiracy show, and as such, it’s filled with secret plots, secret counter-plots, subterfuge, and improbable twisting revelations. But the most improbably twisting revelation of them all is that everything you know about the clones played by Tatiana Maslany is false. Sarah, Allison, Helena, Cosima—they’re not really clones at all. They’re robots. Fear not; this isn’t some sort of diabolical spoiler that will ruin your enjoyment of the third season. The fact that the clones are robots is simply a genre observation. Continue reading.