Orange is the New Black

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Orange is the New Black

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Thursdays ,3:00 AM EST on Netflix
Tracked 73,353 Times
Concluded
7 Seasons, 92 Episodes
60 Minutes
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From "Weeds" creator Jenji Kohan comes Orange is the New Black, a women’s prison drama with comedy that takes no prisoners. Based on the acclaimed memoir of the same name by Piper Kerman, the series is about 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 New York life with fiancé Larry, for an orange prison jumpsuit and a baffling prison culture where she is forced to question everything she believes about herself and the world at large. As she struggles to adjust to her new reality, she finds unexpected laughter, tears, conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric and outspoken group of inmates.

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by leah

Dec 14, 2015 12:15 PM EST

Completely deserving of all of the praise this Netflix original has received. The best showcase for women on TV.

by Isotropic

Dec 14, 2015 12:15 PM EST

An extremely well made TV show with a solid plot and compelling characters. It makes absolutely no sense, then that I just don't enjoy it like I think I should. Don't get me wrong it's still brilliant TV and I don't regret watching it and will definitely watch any future seasons but it's just not on the level of some other shows out there; most notably its Netflix original counterpart: House of Cards.
What I will say is that if you're looking for strong, and (more importantly in my opinion) realistic, female characters then look no further.

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