"Orange Is the New Black" is a comedic drama set in a women's prison that tells the story of engaged Brooklynite Piper Chapman, whose decade-old relationship with drug-runner Alex results in her arrest and year-long detention in a federal penitentiary. To pay her debt to society, Piper must trade her comfortable life with fiance Larry for an orange prison jumpsuit and a baffling prison culture.
Last Episode04x13 "Toast can't never be br… Aired: Jun. 17, 2016
Corporate bureaucracy and simmering anger work against Caputo's efforts to keep a sensitive situation under control.
Series Fun Facts
- Based on the 2010 memoir "Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison," Piper Kerman's book about the 13 months of a 15-month sentence that she served at a federal correctional…
[show]Based on the 2010 memoir "Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison," Piper Kerman's book about the 13 months of a 15-month sentence that she served at a federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut. The show changes Kerman's last name to Chapman.
- No character appears in every episode.
- Uzo Aduba actually auditioned for the role of track star Janae Watson (Vicky Jeudy), but the producers loved her and gave her the role of Crazy Eyes instead.