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Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life changing prison can really be.

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 Piper Chapman (65 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Sam Healy (65 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Galina 'Red' Reznikov (65 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren (64 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson (63 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Dayanara Diaz (63 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Gloria Mendoza (62 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Joe Caputo (62 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Lorna Morello (62 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Tiffany 'Pennsatucky' Doggett (61 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Cindy Hayes (56 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Alex Vause (56 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Maria Ruiz (55 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Aleida Diaz (53 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Angie Rice (48 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Yoga Jones (47 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Norma Romano (45 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Anita DeMarco (44 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Brook Soso (43 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Joel Luschek (38 episodes, 2013-2017)
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Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life changing prison can really be.

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The Real Housewives of New Jersey's Teresa Giudice, who has previously appeared in an episode of Mercy (2009) in which Taylor Schilling was also the lead star is set to serve time in January 2015 at Danbury Federal Correctional Institution. It is the same facility that this show is based on and where Piper Kerman has previously served time. See more »

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The timeline of the show often changes; the first season indicates being set in 2010 (upon entering prison, Piper begs Larry to not watch the latest Mad Men without her, and Larry is shown the latest episode from season 4, which originally aired in 2010). However, season 5 references the San Bernarndino shootings, which occurred in 2015. This cannot be possible as Piper's prison sentence was for 15 months and only about a year has passed in those five seasons. See more »

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Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren: [to Piper] Before I met you the sun was like a yellow grape. But now, it looks like fire in the sky. Why? Because you light a fire inside me!
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Hilarious and dark.
13 July 2013 | by (Manchester) – See all my reviews

This show is a seriously funny drama.

If you like 'Weeds', 'Breaking Bad' or prefer your humour on the darker side, then give it a go... you will not be disappointed.

Very few people create characters like Jenji Kohan... and it is the characters that make this show. Like 'Weeds', 'Orange' is fresh and original, and like 'Weeds' the lead character is tragically flawed and hilariously funny.

Well done to Netflix on their latest production... 'Hemlock Grove' is just weird, 'House of Cards' was hit and miss... but it looks like the third time is a charm. Bravo.

(FYI: humour is how we Brits spell humor). :-)


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