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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Orphan Black'  

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This list features the best seasons of Orphan Black, listed from best to worst with pictures of season posters when available. Fans may debate which season of Orphan Black is the best, but each installment of the science fiction series features memorable episodes and more memorable characters. Some Orphan Black seasons focus on Sarah's family and other good seasons explore Beth's beginnings.

This list of Orphan Black seasons has been voted on by fans from all over the world, helping to decide once and for all which collection of episodes starring Tatiana Maslany are the best. Season one introduced viewers to Sarah's surprising sisterhood while later seasons focus on the effects of Neolution.

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Orphan Black - Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Orphan Black'
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The first season of Orphan Black premiered on March 30, 2013, and contains 10 episodes. This season focuses on uncovering a clone conspiracy.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Natural Selection," "Instinct" and "Endless Forms Most Beautiful."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

  • Sarah witnesses a suicide.
  • Sarah learns of more lookalikes.
  • Kira and Mrs. S go missing.
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Orphan Black - Season 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Orphan Black'
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The third season of Orphan Black premiered on April 18, 2015, and contains 10 episodes. This season still focuses on the clone sisterhood's search for answers.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "The Weight of This Combination," "Ruthless in Purpose, and Insidious in Method" and "Scarred by Many Past Frustrations."

Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

  • Helena's pregnancy is revealed.
  • Delphine gets shot.
  • Sarah and Kira reunite.
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Orphan Black - Season 4 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Orphan Black'
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The fourth season of Orphan Black premiered on April 14, 2016, and contains 10 episodes. This season still focuses on Beth's past and Sarah's future.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "From Dancing Mice to Psychopaths," "The Mitigation of Competition" and "The Antisocialism of Sex."

Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

  • Sarah, Kira, Mrs. S, and Kendall leave Iceland.
  • Delphine gets shot.
  • Cosima finds a cure.
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Orphan Black Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Orphan Black'
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The second season of Orphan Black premiered on April 19, 2014, and contains 10 episodes. This season still focuses on Sarah's quest to find her family.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Governed by Sound Reason and True Religion," "Nature Under Constraint and Vexed" and "Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done."

Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

  • Sarah gets kidnaped.
  • Alison signs a deal with the Dyad Institute.
  • Cosima seeks treatment.
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