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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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Series cast summary:
...  Piper Chapman 78 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren 68 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson 67 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Galina 'Red' Reznikov 66 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Gloria Mendoza 66 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Joe Caputo 66 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Sam Healy 65 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Tiffany 'Pennsatucky' Doggett 65 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Dayanara Diaz 64 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Lorna Morello 62 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Big Boo 61 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Cindy Hayes / ... 60 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Alex Vause / ... 60 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Nicky Nichols 59 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Marisol 'Flaca' Gonzales 56 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Maria Ruiz 55 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Janae Watson 55 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Aleida Diaz 53 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Maritza Ramos 53 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Leanne Taylor 53 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Poussey Washington 51 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Blanca Flores 48 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Angie Rice 47 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Yoga Jones 47 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Gina Murphy 47 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Norma Romano 45 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Anita DeMarco 44 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Brook Soso 43 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Frieda Berlin 41 episodes, 2014-2018
...  Joel Luschek 38 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Sophia Burset 37 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Wanda Bell 36 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Scott O'Neill 35 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Natalie Figueroa 35 episodes, 2013-2018
...  Sister Jane Ingalls 32 episodes, 2013-2016
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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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In Season 1; Episode 7 (Blood Diamond), Pennsatucky confronts Piper about wanting new teeth. She mentions her cousin receiving a set of teeth while serving 15 years at Lexington. The Bureau of Prisons operates Federal Medical Center-Lexington, located in Kentucky. 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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Galina 'Red' Reznikov: The second you're perceived as weak, you already are.
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Overly and overtly Political
13 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

When season 1 came out I thought Netflix had a brilliant women in prison dramedy. The main lead was a middle class white woman who was put in prison for a crime she actually committed but a decade early. What made it interesting was that the show snuck in real points about the justice system and the unfairness of it all. By the time season 5 came about it has become and overly and overtly political point about how the justice system is unfair to poor people of color. It has become little more then that. What was once fun entertainment that made points about the justice system is now just a show trying to make a political point. If you want a better show that is actually a women in prison show try Wentworth. It tells an actual story about women in prison and makes those very same points without hitting you over the head with them.


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