OVERRATED: 'Orphan Black'

The latest target of Internet obsession since running on BBC America, this ambitious sci-fi series offers a stylish, fast-paced take on human cloning, particularly on the strength of star Tatiana Maslany (who gamely churns through a summer stock theater's worth of accents and hairstyles). But those beating the drum for the show need to take a deep breath. The series too often errs on the side of contrived situations and broad characters, and it still isn't half as clever as it thinks.
Steve Wilkie / BBC America
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