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 New York for her association with a drug runner 10 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.
Squat & coif (Season 2)
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injured herself while filming a sex scene at the beginning of season three. While taking off her shirt, her prison name-tag caught the side of her mouth, leaving a small gash. Filming had to be halted for an hour to ensure that the injury wasn't too severe. The gash can be seen in the final cut. See more
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
The food here is *disgusting*!
[everyone at the table shoots her a stern look
Did I mention that Red runs the kitchen?
[shocked and embarrassed
Oh, shit! I'm sorry!