Piper Chapman is a public relations executive with a career and a fiance when her past suddenly catches up to her. In her mid-30s she is sentenced to spend time in a minimum-security women's prison in Connecticut for her association with a drug runner 5 years earlier. This Netflix original series is based on the book of the same title. Forced to trade power suits for prison orange, Chapman makes her way through the corrections system and adjusts to life behind bars, making friends with the many eccentric, unusual and unexpected people she meets.
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Did You Know?
Season 5 of the series was leaked more than a month before the date of its official release. The initial date of release as set by Netflix was June 9 2017 but was leaked by a hacker using the name "thedarklovelord" on 30th April 2017. This was after the hacker had demanded a ransom from Netflix with a threat to leak the episodes if they failed to meet the hackers requests. Netflix did not respond to the threats thus prompting the hacker to leak 10 out of 13 episodes from Season 5. See more
In real life, Dascha Polanco is only two years younger than Elizabeth Rodriguez, who plays her mother. See more
It's just chilling, you know? Kickin' it with somebody, talking, making mad stupid jokes. And like, not even wanting to go to sleep 'cuz then you might be without 'em for a moment and you don't want that.
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