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Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life changing prison can really be.

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Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life changing prison can really be.

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When Piper first enters prison, another inmate explains that people tend to stick to their own "tribes", racial or ethnic groups. The book describes the same phenomenon, and provides the demographic breakdown she experienced in prison "The minimum-security camp at Danbury housed approximately 200 women at any given time, though sometimes it climbed to a nightmarishly cramped 250. About half were Latina (Puerto Rican, Dominican, Colombian), about 24 percent white, 24 percent African-American and Jamaican, and then a very random smattering: one Indian, a couple of Middle Eastern women, one tiny Chinese woman in her sixties." See more »

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The timeline of the show often changes; the first season indicates being set in 2010 (upon entering prison, Piper begs Larry to not watch the latest Mad Men without her, and Larry is shown the latest episode from season 4, which originally aired in 2010). However, season 5 references the San Bernarndino shootings, which occurred in 2015. This cannot be possible as Piper's prison sentence was for 15 months and only about a year has passed in those five seasons. See more »

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Miss Rosa Cisneros: [after running Vee over with the prison van] Always so rude, that one.
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Season 3 is boring
14 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

I loved season 1 and 2, I couldn't get enough, but season 3 was a big disappointment. Nothing really happens and is very boring. Seems that the pattern follows the tragedy that happened with "Weeds" which had such a good start and then from season 3 it all went downhill. They should have stop while they were ahead. I liked that the story had Piper as the main character, now she is almost absent, and the relationship with Alex is so illogic! How could she forgive her so easy after she let her rot in prison? Because she loved her so much, right? Wrong! The first cute girl she see and she cheat on Alex and then she makes a perfect tattoo on herself without mirror or any knowledge on the matter. Please. And who was the little girl that almost died or the boy in front of the church? Whose memories were? Made no sense.And it seems they cannot afford any quality wig for any character in this movie.


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