Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019)
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The Chickening 

While on the lawn one morning, Piper sees a chicken roosting nearby on the grass. When she tells other inmates about the odd sighting, Piper discovers that the chicken is actually a prison ... See full summary »

Director:

Andrew McCarthy

Writers:

Jenji Kohan (creator), Nick Jones | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Taylor Schilling ... Piper Chapman
Laura Prepon ... Alex Vause
Michael Harney ... Sam Healy (as Michael J. Harney)
Michelle Hurst ... Miss Claudette Pelage
Kate Mulgrew ... Galina 'Red' Reznikov
Jason Biggs ... Larry Bloom
Danielle Brooks ... Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson
Laverne Cox ... Sophia Burset
Catherine Curtin ... Wanda Bell
Lea DeLaria ... Big Boo
Beth Fowler ... Sister Jane Ingalls
Joel Marsh Garland ... Scott O'Neill
Annie Golden ... Norma Romano
Natasha Lyonne ... Nicky Nichols
Taryn Manning ... Tiffany 'Pennsatucky' Doggett
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Storyline

While on the lawn one morning, Piper sees a chicken roosting nearby on the grass. When she tells other inmates about the odd sighting, Piper discovers that the chicken is actually a prison legend that several inmates have tried to catch for years. The complicated history between Aleida Diaz and her daughter Dayanara Diaz comes to light. Written by skillwithaquill

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 July 2013 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

First appearance of Eva Diaz (Alison Fernandez). See more »

Goofs

George 'Pornstache' Mendez says that the fallen debris in the church contains asbestos, as he is kicking it. If he truly knew what asbestos was, he would know the dust he just kicked up is the deadly part. See more »

Quotes

Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson: So there I am, topless, sittin' on this bulldozer, like, in a construction site. So I'm sittin' there, barbeque sauce on my titties, and I'm like, "What the fuck? Again?"
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Connections

References The Incredible Hulk (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Sunday Morning
Performed by The Velvet Underground
Written by Lou Reed and John Cale
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Corny jokes
24 September 2019 | by babstoyfishSee all my reviews

It's not the chicken storyline that's goofy, it's the overabundance of ham-fisted jokes. Compared to the first 4 episodes, the comedy writing in episode 5 has taken a turn for the dumber.


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