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* Felix's face when [[spoiler:Sarah and Paul nearly have sex in front of him (unknowingly to Paul)]] is hilarious.

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* Felix's face when [[spoiler:Sarah Sarah and Paul nearly have sex in front of him (unknowingly to Paul)]] Paul) is hilarious.



* After [[spoiler: impersonating Alison and interrogating Donnie]], Sarah tells a [[CryCute sad, drunk Alison]] that Donnie can't be her monitor. Alison responds with this:

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* After [[spoiler: impersonating Alison and interrogating Donnie]], Donnie, Sarah tells a [[CryCute sad, drunk Alison]] that Donnie can't be her monitor. Alison responds with this:



* Felix helping Alison get into character for [[spoiler: impersonating Sarah]].

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* Felix helping Alison get into character for [[spoiler: impersonating Sarah]].Sarah.



* [[spoiler: Alison]]'s sex scene with [[spoiler: Aynsley's husband Chad]] is hilariously awkward. While they're getting it on in the back of his car, a woman and her children walk past, notice what's going on, and scurry away scandalized.

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* [[spoiler: Alison]]'s Alison's sex scene with [[spoiler: Aynsley's husband Chad]] Chad is hilariously awkward. While they're getting it on in the back of his car, a woman and her children walk past, notice what's going on, and scurry away scandalized.



* From the first season finale: [[spoiler: UP YOURS, PROCLONE]]

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* From the first season finale: [[spoiler: UP YOURS, PROCLONE]]PROCLONE



* Sarah sends [[spoiler: a body double to fool the Neolutionists,]] who gives them this message: She says "Up yours".
* Sarah [[spoiler: dresses as Cosima to bypass the Neolutionists, only to be greeted and kissed by Delphine.]] Her face is just priceless.
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: When [[spoiler:a bleeding Helena]] staggers into the hospital, she passes a sign pointing the way to "Genetics."
* [[spoiler: Donnie's]] hilariously bad spying on Alison; Leekie's visible frustration at his incompetence is hysterical.

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* Sarah sends [[spoiler: a body double to fool the Neolutionists,]] Neolutionists, who gives them this message: She says "Up yours".
* Sarah [[spoiler: dresses as Cosima to bypass the Neolutionists, only to be greeted and kissed by Delphine.]] Delphine. Her face is just priceless.
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: When [[spoiler:a a bleeding Helena]] Helena staggers into the hospital, she passes a sign pointing the way to "Genetics."
* [[spoiler: Donnie's]] Donnie's hilariously bad spying on Alison; Leekie's visible frustration at his incompetence is hysterical.



* The sheer BlackComedy of Donnie [[spoiler: slamming his gun on the steering wheel in emphasis and [[IJustShotMarvinInTheFace accidentally shooting Leekie in the head.]] Especially with the SoundtrackDissonance.]]
* Vic struggling not to react and maintain his composure after Alison admits that she [[spoiler: murdered Aynsley]]. Alison [[CrossesTheLineTwice handmaking a pair of gloves for him with one finger missing]] doesn't help.
* Donnie apologizes to Alison for [[spoiler: spying on her]], lying to her, and [[ObnoxiousInLaws hating her mother]]. Alison responds by saying that everyone hates her mother, as if it's the most obvious fact in the world.
** Extra funny from Alison: [[spoiler: Donnie just freaking ''killed'' a guy, and Alison's more worried about the mess in the trunk. Sure, it's probably an evidence thing too, but Alison's just so casual and prissy about it.]]

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* The sheer BlackComedy of Donnie [[spoiler: slamming his gun on the steering wheel in emphasis and [[IJustShotMarvinInTheFace accidentally shooting Leekie in the head.]] Especially with the SoundtrackDissonance.]]
SoundtrackDissonance.
* Vic struggling not to react and maintain his composure after Alison admits that she [[spoiler: murdered Aynsley]].Aynsley. Alison [[CrossesTheLineTwice handmaking a pair of gloves for him with one finger missing]] doesn't help.
* Donnie apologizes to Alison for [[spoiler: spying on her]], her, lying to her, and [[ObnoxiousInLaws hating her mother]]. Alison responds by saying that everyone hates her mother, as if it's the most obvious fact in the world.
** Extra funny from Alison: [[spoiler: Donnie just freaking ''killed'' a guy, and Alison's more worried about the mess in the trunk. Sure, it's probably an evidence thing too, but Alison's just so casual and prissy about it.]]



* Alison and Donnie's domestic bickering while [[spoiler: disposing of Leekie's corpse]] makes for some really great BlackComedy, especially when Donnie complains about how gross it is and comments that Alison is better at [[spoiler: handling manslaughter]] than he is. Then there's Alison [[spoiler: wrapping the body in a girly plastic tablecloth and bright pink tape.]]
* The [[spoiler: Clone Club Dance Party]] in the second season finale. Also counts as a [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments sweet]] moment as well because of the [[spoiler:sisters]] and Felix dancing together.

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* Alison and Donnie's domestic bickering while [[spoiler: disposing of Leekie's corpse]] corpse makes for some really great BlackComedy, especially when Donnie complains about how gross it is and comments that Alison is better at [[spoiler: handling manslaughter]] manslaughter than he is. Then there's Alison [[spoiler: wrapping the body in a girly plastic tablecloth and bright pink tape.]]
tape.
* The [[spoiler: Clone Club Dance Party]] Party in the second season finale. Also counts as a [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments sweet]] moment as well because of the [[spoiler:sisters]] sisters and Felix dancing together.



* Art gets Helena back in his apartment, and he and Felix question her [[spoiler: about the ranch she burned down in the previous episode.]] Felix and Helena's exchange comes off like a disappointed parent lecturing their kid.
-->'''Felix:''' Helena. Did you [[spoiler: burn down]] the fish people's ranch?\\

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* Art gets Helena back in his apartment, and he and Felix question her [[spoiler: about the ranch she burned down in the previous episode.]] episode. Felix and Helena's exchange comes off like a disappointed parent lecturing their kid.
-->'''Felix:''' Helena. Did you [[spoiler: burn down]] down the fish people's ranch?\\



* Delphine walking in on [[spoiler: Sarah strangling Ferdinand, weirdly enough. Its so incredibly awkward to see cold, intimating Ferdinand in that position, and even more awkward explaining how he got like that: he was hoping for some kinky sex with Rachel]].

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* Delphine walking in on [[spoiler: Sarah strangling Ferdinand, weirdly enough. Its so incredibly awkward to see cold, intimating Ferdinand in that position, and even more awkward explaining how he got like that: he was hoping for some kinky sex with Rachel]].Rachel.



* Krystal accidentally hitting Delphine square in the face after waking up [[spoiler: from her medically-induced coma]].

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* Krystal accidentally hitting Delphine square in the face after waking up [[spoiler: from her medically-induced coma]].coma.



** Ferdinand also happily takes Mrs. S's plan to dispose of [[spoiler:her mother]]'s body by dunking it in an acid bath to cleanup his partner's body.

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** Ferdinand also happily takes Mrs. S's plan to dispose of [[spoiler:her mother]]'s her mother's body by dunking it in an acid bath to cleanup his partner's body.



* The series finale at long last explains the show's title: [[spoiler:It's the title of the book Helena writes about the whole thing. And none of the clones understand it either.]]

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* The series finale at long last explains the show's title: [[spoiler:It's It's the title of the book Helena writes about the whole thing. And none of the clones understand it either.]]
either.


* For all her danger and psychosis, Helena turns [[Recap/OrphanBlackS01E07PartsDevelopedinanUnusualManner episode 1.07]] into her personal CrowningMomentOfFunny:

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* For all her danger and psychosis, Helena turns [[Recap/OrphanBlackS01E07PartsDevelopedinanUnusualManner episode 1.07]] into her personal CrowningMomentOfFunny:SugarWiki/{{Funny Moment|s}}:



* Everything about Helena clumsily singing a rather off-key rendition of "Sugar Sugar" in the car with Sarah. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQk7FePdMVI It has to be seen to be believed]]. Doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.

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* Everything about Helena clumsily singing a rather off-key rendition of "Sugar Sugar" in the car with Sarah. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQk7FePdMVI It has to be seen to be believed]]. Doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming.SugarWiki/{{Heartwarming Moment|s}}.



* The [[spoiler: Clone Club Dance Party]] in the second season finale. Also counts as a [[HeartwarmingMoments sweet]] moment as well because of the [[spoiler:sisters]] and Felix dancing together.
** Also a CrowningMomentOfAwesome for the production team.

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* The [[spoiler: Clone Club Dance Party]] in the second season finale. Also counts as a [[HeartwarmingMoments [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments sweet]] moment as well because of the [[spoiler:sisters]] and Felix dancing together.
** Also a CrowningMomentOfAwesome SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome for the production team.

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** Ferdinand also happily takes Mrs. S's plan to dispose of [[spoiler:her mother]]'s body by dunking it in an acid bath to cleanup his partner's body.
--->'''Ferdinand:''' ''(to Sarah)'' You might want to push off now, this is, uh...not going to be pleasant. ''(Dying man groans)'' Oh, stop whining!


** Her explanation for why her room was trashed? "Rock und roll". Complete with horns gesture.

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** Her explanation for why her room was trashed? trasheld? "Rock und roll". Complete with horns gesture.


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* When Cal says that Sarah and Kyra are going to drown in whatever Sarah's involved in, Kyra rolls her eyes at him, like, duh, that's her Aunt Cosima, of course she'll yank out a tooth for her, don't be ridiculous.

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** All of this is aided hugely by Len being played by Tatiana's real life boyfriend.



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* The series finale at long last explains the show's title: [[spoiler:It's the title of the book Helena writes about the whole thing. And none of the clones understand it either.]]


* Krystal calls the gang on a huge lead she found by...her web show partner Brie's hair falling out which she believes is a deadly plot.
** Brie spends a video chat just looking back and forth from Krystal to Sarah.
-->'''Scott''': You get used to it.
*** Art just has a look of "how is this happening?" during it all.
* Krystal is under the impression Sarah is from Austrailia.

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* Krystal calls the gang on a huge lead she found by...her web show partner Brie's hair falling out which she believes is a deadly an assassination plot.
** Brie spends * Krystal and Sarah discuss the particulars of the circumstances over a video chat just looking back and forth from call.
** At one point,
Krystal notes that her contact ghosted her, to Sarah.which Scott responds, "It hurts at first but you get used to it." Art looks at Scott sympathetically.
** Art just has a look of "how is this happening?" during it all.

-->'''Scott''': You get used to it.
*** Art just has a look of "how is this happening?" during it all.
* Krystal is under the impression Sarah is from Austrailia.Australia.





-->'''Art''': No, no, do not kiss him!
-->'''Sarah''': Okay, slowly steer the conversation toward Dyad.
-->'''Krystal''': Len, you sold your company to Dyad.

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-->'''Art''': No, no, do not kiss him!
-->'''Sarah''':
him!\\
'''Sarah''':
Okay, slowly steer the conversation toward Dyad.
-->'''Krystal''':
Dyad.\\
'''Krystal''':
Len, you sold your company to Dyad.



-->'''Art''': Krystal, can you hear me?
-->'''Krystal''': I'm peeing. Then I'm going to kick him in the balls.
-->'''Art''': No, no, do not kick him in the balls!
* Sure enough, Krystal does kick him in the balls. Then, when told the cream causes hair to fall out, she rubs some on her hands, runs it through Len's hair and then kicks him out of the apartment. Even Art and Sarah have to grin at that.


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-->'''Art''': Krystal, can you hear me?
-->'''Krystal''':
me?\\
'''Krystal''':
I'm peeing. Then I'm going to kick him in the balls.
-->'''Art''':
balls.\\
'''Art''':
No, no, do not kick him in the balls!
* Sure enough, Krystal does kick him in the balls. Then, when told the cream causes hair to fall out, she rubs some on her hands, runs it through Len's hair beard and then kicks him out of the apartment. Even Art and Sarah have to grin at that.


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* Krystal is under the impression Sarah is from Austrailia.
-->'''Krystal''': Is she really needed? Because she is so rude, every time.




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\n* Scott asks if Brie has used anything strange lately. She responds by pouring her purse out to show a variety of objects and says she has a slight issue taking things.
** When told, Krystal moans "she is such a klepto!"
* Krystal is ticked to realize Len has been using her.
-->'''Art''': Krystal, can you hear me?
-->'''Krystal''': I'm peeing. Then I'm going to kick him in the balls.
-->'''Art''': No, no, do not kick him in the balls!
* Sure enough, Krystal does kick him in the balls. Then, when told the cream causes hair to fall out, she rubs some on her hands, runs it through Len's hair and then kicks him out of the apartment. Even Art and Sarah have to grin at that.





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\n-->'''Sarah''': Okay, slowly steer the conversation toward Dyad.
-->'''Krystal''': Len, you sold your company to Dyad.





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\n* Art and Sarah watching via video link Krystal's utterly laughable "undercover operation."
-->'''Art''': No, no, do not kiss him!



* Krystal calls the gang on a huge lead she found by...her web show partner's hair falling out which she believes is a deadly plot.
** Her partner spends a video chat just looking back and forth from Krystal to Sarah.

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* Krystal calls the gang on a huge lead she found by...her web show partner's partner Brie's hair falling out which she believes is a deadly plot.
** Her partner Brie spends a video chat just looking back and forth from Krystal to Sarah.



** Art just has a look of "how is this happening?" during it all.

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** *** Art just has a look of "how is this happening?" during it all.
all.




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* Krystal calls the gang on a huge lead she found by...her web show partner's hair falling out which she believes is a deadly plot.
** Her partner spends a video chat just looking back and forth from Krystal to Sarah.
-->'''Scott''': You get used to it.
** Art just has a look of "how is this happening?" during it all.


** He then shuts the curtains. [[FailedAttemptAtDrama With an unconscious Donnie still mostly stuck on the outside.]] Cue Donnie being [[OverlyLongGag very, very slowly]] dragged behind the curtain, until only his hand is available. {{Beat}}. And then Donnie's hand is yanked behind the curtain, finally joining the rest of him.

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** He then shuts the curtains. [[FailedAttemptAtDrama With an unconscious Donnie still mostly stuck on the outside.]] Cue Donnie being [[OverlyLongGag very, very slowly]] dragged behind the curtain, until only his hand is available.visible. {{Beat}}. And then Donnie's hand is yanked behind the curtain, finally joining the rest of him.

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