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.
Fallen angel (Season 2)
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Did You Know?
The only show in TV history to receive Emmy nominations for Best Comedy Series (in 2014) and Best Drama Series (in 2015). This was due to a change in Emmy rules stating that all shows running longer than 30 minutes per episode are classified as dramas. Shows longer than 30 minutes per episode that considering themselves as comedy can appeal the classification. This show lost the appeal in 2015 and remained in the Emmy race as a drama. See more
In real life, Dascha Polanco is only two years younger than Elizabeth Rodriguez, who plays her mother. See more
Do you hear yourself sometimes? Like, when you speak?
Referenced in MADtv: Episode #15.5