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Orange Is the New Black 

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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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Jenji Kohan
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Taylor Schilling ...  Piper Chapman 78 episodes, 2013-2018
Kate Mulgrew ...  Galina 'Red' Reznikov 78 episodes, 2013-2018
Uzo Aduba ...  Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren 77 episodes, 2013-2018
Danielle Brooks ...  Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson 76 episodes, 2013-2018
Dascha Polanco ...  Dayanara Diaz 76 episodes, 2013-2018
Selenis Leyva ...  Gloria Mendoza 75 episodes, 2013-2018
Nick Sandow ...  Joe Caputo 75 episodes, 2013-2018
Yael Stone ...  Lorna Morello 75 episodes, 2013-2018
Taryn Manning ...  Tiffany 'Pennsatucky' Doggett 74 episodes, 2013-2018
Adrienne C. Moore ...  Cindy Hayes 69 episodes, 2013-2018
Jackie Cruz ...  Marisol 'Flaca' Gonzales 69 episodes, 2013-2018
Laura Prepon ...  Alex Vause 69 episodes, 2013-2018
Natasha Lyonne ...  Nicky Nichols 68 episodes, 2013-2018
Jessica Pimentel ...  Maria Ruiz 68 episodes, 2013-2018
Michael Harney ...  Sam Healy 66 episodes, 2013-2018
Elizabeth Rodriguez ...  Aleida Diaz 66 episodes, 2013-2018
Lea DeLaria ...  Big Boo 62 episodes, 2013-2018
Laura Gómez ...  Blanca Flores 61 episodes, 2013-2018
Vicky Jeudy ...  Janae Watson 55 episodes, 2013-2017
Diane Guerrero ...  Maritza Ramos 53 episodes, 2013-2017
Emma Myles ...  Leanne Taylor 53 episodes, 2013-2017
Samira Wiley ...  Poussey Washington 51 episodes, 2013-2017
Matt Peters ...  Joel Luschek 51 episodes, 2013-2018
Dale Soules ...  Frieda Berlin 50 episodes, 2014-2018
Julie Lake ...  Angie Rice 47 episodes, 2013-2017
Constance Shulman ...  Yoga Jones 47 episodes, 2013-2017
Abigail Savage ...  Gina Murphy 47 episodes, 2013-2017
Annie Golden ...  Norma Romano 45 episodes, 2013-2017
Lin Tucci ...  Anita DeMarco 44 episodes, 2013-2017
Kimiko Glenn ...  Brook Soso 43 episodes, 2014-2017
Laverne Cox ...  Sophia Burset 39 episodes, 2013-2018
Catherine Curtin ...  Wanda Bell 36 episodes, 2013-2017
Joel Marsh Garland ...  Scott O'Neill 35 episodes, 2013-2017
Alysia Reiner ...  Natalie Figueroa 34 episodes, 2013-2018
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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 July 2013 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In 2017, the long-running children's program Sesame Street (1969) 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 »

Goofs

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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Poussey Washington: Nein, motherfucker, nein!
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Referenced in Mystery Girls: Death Rose (2014) See more »

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User Reviews

 
It's like "Weeds" meets "OZ" *Must Watch*
12 July 2013 | by SteveFrenchTPBSee all my reviews

I watched all 13 episodes already...and the show launched less than 2 days ago. Yes it's THAT good! I was already interested in "Orange", as I assume most of you were, because of the magic Jenji Kohan has given us before...but this gem blew my expectations away! The way he lets the characters develop without feeling forced will make you care about these inmates and C.O.'s, and you won't even realize it until you try to take a break from watching. Fans of his work in "Weeds" will instantly feel at home with his direction style and camera work. The humor he writes into this series will bring back fond memories of The Botwins without feeling stale in the slightest. Much like the classic prison drama "OZ", this incredible cast holds it down in a small prison setting with ease. You will see names you know, but the ones you don't will steal the scene. The way Kohan weaves in flashbacks of how the inmates got there flow seamlessly in with the prison scenes. I was glued to the screen through all 13 episodes and already I'm excited for season 2.

This is an instant hit, don't pass it up!


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