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Orphan Black: Natural Selection

Sarah, a streetwise hustler on the run from a lifetime of bad decisions, witnesses the suicide of a stranger who looks just like her. Sarah assumes her identity, hoping that cleaning out the dead woman’s bank account will solve all of her problems. Instead, the street smart chameleon is thrust headlong into a kaleidoscopic mystery. After taking on the new identity, Sarah quickly finds herself caught in the middle of a deadly conspiracy and must race to find answers.

Source: BBC America

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Saturday March 30th, 2013

Director: John Fawcett
Writer: Graeme Manson

Alternate Airdates:

US (BBC America) Mar 30, 2013
UK (BBC three) Sep 20, 2013
AU (SBS2) Jan 14, 2014

  • Currently 8.9/10
8.9/10 (13 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Inga CadranelInga Cadranel
As Angela Deangelis
Ron LeaRon Lea
As Lieutenant Hardcastle
Skyler WexlerSkyler Wexler
As Kira
Elizabeth SaundersElizabeth Saunders
As Dr. Anita Bowers

Co-Guest Stars
Dom FioreDom Fiore
As Police Captain
Nicholas RoseNicholas Rose
As Colin
Ivan SherryIvan Sherry
As Internal Affairs Suit
Marqus BobesichMarqus Bobesich
As Rockabilly Bob
Jamila FlemingJamila Fleming
As Sherry
Joanne ReeceJoanne Reece
As Beth's Lawyer
Jean Michel Le GalJean Michel Le Gal
As Stephen Riggs
Janette LuuJanette Luu
As Reporter
Denika Ellis-DawsonDenika Ellis-Dawson
As Little Girl
Eileen LiEileen Li
As Receptionist
Main Cast
Tatiana MaslanyTatiana Maslany
As Sarah Manning / Alison Hendrix / Cosima Niehaus / Elizabeth "Beth" Childs / Katja Obinger / Helena / Rachel Duncan / Danielle Fournier
Dylan BruceDylan Bruce
As Paul Dierden
Jordan GavarisJordan Gavaris
As Felix Dawkins
Kevin HanchardKevin Hanchard
As Det. Arthur "Art" Bell
Maria Doyle KennedyMaria Doyle Kennedy
As Siobhan Sadler
Episode Notes
Developed with the participation of the Canadian Film Centre's Story Editor Residents :
Elize Morgan
Peter Rowley
Andrew De Angelis
Kim Coghill
Jeff Detsky
Adam Higgs
Alex Levine
Rebecca Sernasie
Bob Mackowycz

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
M.I.A.Bad GirlsSarah changes her identity

Episode Goofs

This is a birth certificate from East Germany,
but the city "Würzburg" is located in West Germany.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorGraeme Manson  |  John Fawcett
Executive ProducerIvan Schneeberg  |  Graeme Manson  |  John Fawcett  |  David Fortier
Co-Executive ProducerKerry Appleyard  |  Karen Walton
ProducerClaire Welland
Co-ProducerAlex Levine  |  Will Pascoe
Production DesignerIan Brock
EditorBrett Sullivan
CastingForrest & Forrest
MusicTrevor Yuile
Music SupervisorChris Corless  |  Grayson Matthews
Costume DesignerLaurie Drew
Key GripPaolo Perin
Set DesignerDouglas Slater
Set DecoratorAndy Loew
Location ManagerBryn Garrison
Transportation CoordinatorAl MacNeil
Construction CoordinatorAllan Westlake
Script SupervisorDonna Gardon
Production CoordinatorAdrian Sheepers
Post Production SupervisorDavid Huband (2)
Re-Recording MixerOrest Sushko  |  Rudy Michael
GafferFrank Gentile
Director of PhotographyAaron Morton
Story EditorTony Elliott
Art DirectorKim Karon
Production ManagerAnna Beben
Sound MixerSylvain Arseneault
Key Makeup ArtistStephen Lynch (2)
Visual Effects SupervisorGeoff Scott
Production AccountantBev Ross
Transportation CaptainJerome McCann (1)
Main Title Theme Written/performedTwo Fingers
"A" Camera OperatorKaelin McCowan
Visual Effects ProducerSarah Wormsbecher
Key HairstylistSandy Sokolowski
Executive In Charge Of ProductionTrish Williams  |  Gosia Kamela  |  Andrea Boyd
Graphic DesignerArlene Lott
Sound Effects EditorTom Bjelic
Lead Set DresserFrank Consiglio
Best Boy GripTyler Sellers
Business AffairsBeverley Bettens
Dialogue EditorDale Lennon (1)  |  John Laing
"B" Camera OperatorJohn Colavecchia
Camera TraineeChantale Reid
Assistant Location ManagerJeffery Pong
Legal AffairsBeverley Bettens
Props MasterCraig Grant
Story CoordinatorChris Roberts (6)
B Camera 1st AssistantAndy Jekabsons
1st Assistant DirectorJoanna Moore (2)
1st Assistant AccountantVess Stoeva
"A" Camera 1st AssistantSteve Mrkobrada
Best Boy ElectricSean Burton
Data Management TechnicianSpencer Gray
Director Of ProductionRobin Reelis
Executive Producer's AssistantMacKenzie Donaldson
2nd Assistant DirectorKristie Sills
Key ScenicJohn Galbraith (1)
Senior DirectorLaura Harbin
Senior Vice PresidentCorrie Coe
PresidentPhil King  |  Rick Brace
Vice PresidentSamantha Traub  |  Scott Henderson  |  Amanda Mathieson  |  Catherine MacLeod
SteadicamJohn Colavecchia
1st Assistant Art DirectorSylvain Bombardier
1st Assistant Picture EditorChris MacLean
"A" Camera 2nd AssistantMeredith Starnes
"B" Camera 2nd AssistantMichael Battistone  |  Darren Spriet
Dialogue CoachJohn Nelles (1)
Scientific ConsultantCosima Herter
1st Assistant Sound EditorJames Robb
Director Of Business AffairsKelly Jenkins
Managing DirectorJohn Young
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