Orange Is the New Black: Season 1, Episode 3

Lesbian Request Denied (11 Jul. 2013)

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An inmate named Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren has her sights set on Piper and makes her intentions apparent. Piper seeks advice on how to let Crazy Eyes down gently but finds that blunt ... See full summary »

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An inmate named Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren has her sights set on Piper and makes her intentions apparent. Piper seeks advice on how to let Crazy Eyes down gently but finds that blunt honesty might be the only way. Meanwhile, we get to know a lot more about transgender inmate Sophia Burset. Written by skillwithaquill

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Laverne Cox's (Sophia) real-life twin brother played her male self before her transition in the flashback sequence. See more »

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When Healy talks to Chapman about "Crazy Eyes'" bunk request, the Corgi bobblehead is visible on his desk, complete with the head that Sophia swallowed earlier. In fact, just before Chapman arrives at his office, Healy can be seen ordering a replacement bobblehead online. See more »

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Natalie Figueroa: Why would anyone want to give up being a man. It's like winning the lottery and giving the ticket back.
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Another excellent episode!
14 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I know this is my third, "10/10" rating in a row. But it is just too hard to give this any lower than a 10. This episode is a great one to continue the storyline.This episode proves that the other inmates are so much more interesting than Piper. This episode is all about Sophia Bursett. The transsexual inmate who you think is a woman at first until you hear her voice.

The episode begins with a firefighter and his partner in a burned house. I said, " What is this?" Until they go back to the station to change their clothes. The man will not change with the others. They laugh at him as he walks away to change I'm the bathroom stall. He takes off his shirt to reveal he is wearing a bra. You realize this is Sophia.

I was waiting for an episode to reveal Sophia's back story. And it comes in episode 3! Awesome! So she was put in prison for credit card fraud. Best flashback story so far. So Crazy Eyes is on Piper now because she thinks Piper is now her "wife." Crazy Eyes follows Piper everywhere and writes her a poem. She won't leave her alone.

So Piper finds a way to tell Crazy Eyes that this just can't happen. So Crazy Eyes says OK and smiles to Piper. But I just thought that she must have something else up her sleeve.

Piper gets a new roommate, "Miss Claudette." She is rumored to have killed someone. So Piper is under strict rules with Miss Claudette. She is very strict. Until Crazy Eyes comes to Piper's bunk in the middle of the night and takes a big pee all over the floor.

10/10- another cliffhanger and excellent flashbacks


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