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Oh Crap: Orphan Black
Given that the plot of this this show is a bunch of clones trying to solve a mystery, they often find themselves in very unexpected situations.

Season 1

  • Natural Selection
    • Sarah is shocked that Beth looks exactly like her, and even more so when Beth jumps in front of a train.
    • When Sarah realizes that Beth was a cop, she panics and swallows a bunch of soap in hopes of getting sick enough to go home.
    • Sarah has this reaction when a shower of bullets start hitting the car out of nowhere and Katja is killed. It carries over into the start of the next episode.
  • Instinct
    • The woman that calls Sarah, later revealed to be Cosima, has this reaction when Sarah tells her that Katja is dead.
    • Alison freaking out when she sees Sarah at the soccer match combines this with Berserk Button. She doesn't want her friends and family to know she's a "freak".
  • Variations Under Nature
    • When Sarah realizes that the police found Katja's body, she realized that her con as not as foolproof as she thought.
  • Effects of External Conditions
  • Conditions of Existence
    • When Sarah finds strange piece of metal in her mouth and realizes that Paul was Beth's monitor.
    • A minor one from Alison and Cosima when they found out that Sarah slept with Paul. However, they brush it off quickly.
  • Variations Under Domestication
  • Parts Developed in an Unusual Manner
  • Entangled Bank
    • When Delphine finds Cosima's clone related work.
    • Sarah gets a massive one when she realizes that Helena has her daughter. Doubled when Kira gets hit by a car.
  • Unconscious Selection
    • It's subtler than the other examples, but you can see Delphine fracture a little when Cosima reveals that she knows about her involvement with the neolutionists.
  • Endless Forms Most Beautiful
    • "They patented us."
    • Sarah finding a huge blood stain in Beth's house.
    • When Sarah comes home to find the whole place trashed and empty, she realizes that Mrs. S. kidnapped Kira.
    • The audience has one when Donnie turns out to have been Alison's monitor all along, especially since it means that Aynsley died for nothing.
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