‘Orphan Black’ Reacts to Emmy Snub on Twitter; Creator Promises ‘Craaaazy Plans’ for Season 3

BBC America series’ Twitter account was looking forward to an Emmy nomination, but took the bad news in stride

Last Updated: July 16, 2014 @ 4:12 PM

Any “Orphan Black” fans out there think the BBC America show and its star Tatiana Maslany got snubbed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Thursday?

The “Orphan Black” Twitter page thinks so, too.

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After beginning a countdown on Wednesday for an #EmmyForMaslany, and eagerly anticipating the nomination ceremony, the show’s Twitter page began reacting to the bad news with an optimistic message for fans.

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Then the Twitter page recognized Maslany, who regularly plays a variety of characters in the science-fiction series revolving around a group of clones, for all of her hard work.

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Then the fun began:


Co-creator John Fawcett distracted bummed fans from the disappointing results of the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations, and teased what really matters most: Season 3.

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And even if the show never gets the Emmy recognition the crew and fans feel it deserves, there’s always Photoshop.