"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 Episode02x13 We Have Manners. We're Polite Aired: Jun. 06, 2014
Several futures hang in the balance as the inmates faces and confront their worst nightmares: Life will never be the same again.
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Series Fun Facts
- This series is based on the 2010 memoir "Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison" by Piper Kerman. Kerman wrote the book about the 13 months of a 15-month sentence that she…
[show]This series is based on the 2010 memoir "Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison" by Piper Kerman. Kerman wrote the book about the 13 months of a 15-month sentence that she served at a federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut. One immediate change that the show makes to Kerman's story is changing the main character's last name to "Chapman" instead.
- Every time Piper goes to the phone, the same crying woman can be seen at another phone.
- Laverne Cox has a twin brother, musician M. Lamar, who appears in a flashback as the pre-gender-transition version of her character, Sophia.