Replica (The Outer Limits)
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|The Outer Limits episode|
|Episode no.||Season 7|
|Directed by||Brad Turner|
|Written by||Sam Egan|
|Original air date||27 April 2001|
"Replica" is an episode of The Outer Limits television series. It first aired 27 April 2001. It is the seventh episode from the seventh season of The Outer Limits.
|“||God is said to have reached into the firmament and made mankind in his own image. But whose image will be mirrored when we gain the same awesome power?||”|
The clone demonstrates that she has all of the original's personality and memories. After a short time, the wife awakens from her coma. She is shocked that she had been cloned, but plots with her husband to dispose of the clone. The couple and the clone begin a cat-and-mouse game. The clone declares that she wants to survive, and that she is truly in love with the biogeneticist. When the situation looks dire, the two women stop and have an idea...
In the final scene, the biogeneticist has cloned himself, providing his wife's clone with a suitable mate. The two couples now live together in peace.
|“||The desire to be an individual is one of humankind's deepest longings, surpassed only by the will to survive.||”|