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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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 Piper Chapman (65 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Sam Healy (65 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Galina 'Red' Reznikov (65 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren (64 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson (63 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Dayanara Diaz (63 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Gloria Mendoza (62 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Joe Caputo (62 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Lorna Morello (62 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Tiffany 'Pennsatucky' Doggett (61 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Big Boo (61 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Cindy Hayes (56 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Alex Vause (56 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Marisol 'Flaca' Gonzales / ... (56 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Nicky Nichols (55 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Maria Ruiz (55 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Janae Watson (55 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Aleida Diaz (53 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Maritza Ramos / ... (53 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Leanne Taylor (53 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Poussey Washington (51 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Blanca Flores / ... (48 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Angie Rice (48 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Yoga Jones (47 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Gina Murphy / ... (47 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Norma Romano (45 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Anita DeMarco (44 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Brook Soso (43 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Joel Luschek (38 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Frieda Berlin / ... (37 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Sophia Burset (36 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Wanda Bell (36 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Scott O'Neill (35 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Sister Jane Ingalls / ... (32 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Larry Bloom (27 episodes, 2013-2017)
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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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Trivia

In 2017, the long-running children's program Sesame Street ran a parody of Orange Is the New Black titled "Orange Is the New Snack." In the parody, a small, blonde Muppet named "Piper Snackman" starts at a new school and introduces her fellow students to a new, healthy snack: oranges. The Sesame Street parody boasted a new interpretation of the show's theme song ("You've Got Time [for Snacks]") and Muppet versions of many of the real show's characters ("Googly Eyes," "Forlorn-a" "Mr. Mustache," etc.). The Muppet characters often mention the school's dreaded punishment, being sent to the SHU--which turns out to be an actual shoe. 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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Yoga Jones: [about coping in prison] Work hard to make something as beautiful and meaningful as you can and when you're done, pack it in and know it was all temporary.
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Definitely overrated, interesting premise though
1 July 2014 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

I will give props to this show for a (relatively) novel idea. I like Jenji Kohan for the kind of pace and characters she sets on her shows / episodes. While the characters are different and not like those in your everyday sitcom, many of them tend to get annoying, rather remain interesting, through the episodes.

After several episodes this show gets boring really fast. I only made it through the first few episodes and I often get addicted to good shows pretty quickly!

I am not sure whether so many people have rated this show really high due to a bandwagon effect or because they really find the show that interesting, but I would not recommend it.


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