"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.
Series Fun Facts
- Partially based on the true story of Piper Kerman.
- Uzo Aduba's character was only meant to appear in the first three episodes. After seeing her performances, the writers and producers made her a recurring character.
- SPOILER: Jason Biggs decided not to return to the show after season 2.