Episode 25: Orphan Black, Orphan Black VS. Dollhouse, Top 5 Female Assassins

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"There's only one of me!" Join us as we discuss one of the best scifi shows on TV  BBC America's Orphan Black! We explore the show's origins, list our reasons for why Tatiana Maslany is an amazing actress, rank our favorite clones, debate the show's commentary on nature versus nurture, and share how much we love its depiction of gender and sexual diversity. In the INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER, what's the better conspiracy Orphan Black or Dollhouse? We share our top 5 lady assassins. 

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Show Notes

  • 0:00 – 50:29: Orphan Black.
  • 50:30 – 57:19: INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER: Orphan Black VS. Dollhouse
  • 57:20 – 1:14:35: Top 5 Female Assassins.


Top 5 Female Assassins


  1. Beatrix "The Bride" (Kill Bill)
  2. Nikita (La Femme Nikita)
  3. Death (The Sandman)
  4. Hit-Girl (Kick-Ass, film)
  5. Hanna (2011)


  1. Beatrix "The Bride" (Kill Bill)
  2. Borg Queen (Star Trek: First Contact)
  3. Mara Jade (Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy) 
  4. Aeon Flux (MTV)
  5. Samus Aran (Metroid)

Honorable Mentions:

  • Michonne (The Walking Dead)
  • The Heroic Trio
  • Lady Snowblood
  • Devon Aoki (Sin City)
  • Elektra (film)
  • T-X (Terminator 3)
  • Colombiana
  • Aurra Sing (Star Wars: Clone Wars)
  • River Tam (Firefly/Serenity)