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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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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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Six of the actors from Seasons 3 & 4 appeared in Season 17 of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) - Adrienne C. Moore as Cheryl McCrae in episode 3, Jessica Pimentel as Manuela Ozuna in episode 4, John Magaro as Keith Musio in episode 4, James McMenamin as Ralph Volkov in episode 11, Abigail Savage as Nina in episodes 17 & 18, and Germar Terrell Gardner as a security guard in episode 20. 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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Big Boo: [observing Pennsatucky's grave shrine to her aborted babies] It's like a whole little graveyard here.
Tiffany 'Pennsatucky' Doggett: Yeah, these are all my unborn babies.
Big Boo: Ooh.
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Big Boo: Ooh. She got the Mother's Day blues!
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Big Boo: Jesus, you look like the Angel of Death. I get that a lot.
Tiffany 'Pennsatucky' Doggett: [about aborting her babies] Yeah, I'm goin' to hell. I know it. I mean, even though I was saved and everything, I just- they never even had a chance, you know?
Big Boo: Son, you gotta let go of that shit.
Tiffany 'Pennsatucky' Doggett: It's easy for you to say. I'm guessing you ain't ...
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Very good show from the creator of weeds
11 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

Jenji Cohan does it again. This show covers the life of an innocent minded girl going through the troubles of fitting in to one of the worst places to be, prison. Throughout her sentence she learns the do's and don't's. she finds living her suburban lifestyle wont work. just like our favorite drug dealing mom, Nancy Botwin, she learns quickly and not always efficiently. It does a great job of entertaining through laughs and a few cries. Great casting and writing. If you enjoyed weeds then I highly recommend watching this. The best (or worst) part is that you can watch all 13 episodes whenever you want if you're subscribed to Netflix instant. I can almost guarantee you will fall in love with piper Chapman. You will laugh and cry with her as she tries to make it through her sentence.


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