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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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Jason Biggs, Natasha Lyonne and Lea Delaria have all appeared as guest stars in the hit TV show Will and Grace. 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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Joe Caputo: See you next Tuesday.
Natalie Figueroa: Yeah, see you next Tuesday-
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Natalie Figueroa: I see what you did there!
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22 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

I admit I'm late to the party, but after hearing so much positive talk of this show I finally decided to give it a watch. Im halfway thru season 1 and can't figure what all the love is about. I find it a mildly entertaining comedy. The premise is somewhat original I guess, but nothing about this show is great. I will continue to watch it, maybe it will get better but I doubt it will. As for people putting this in the same breath as breaking bad, or the wire, gimme a break. The acting is middling at best. The lead is OK, her fiancé is awful. There are a few decent characters inside the prison, I like the old woman Red. Most of the guards are cartoon characters or just clichés. There's a lot of lesbian sex and nudity, but so what. The prison also seems more like some weird high school than a prison, but I've never been inside a prison so I'm making an assumption there. Overall it's an entertaining watch, but nothing close to ground breaking going on.


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