Piper Chapman is a public relations executive with a career and a fiance when her past suddenly catches up to her. In her mid-30s she is sentenced to spend time in a minimum-security women's prison in Connecticut for her association with a drug runner 10 years earlier. This Netflix original series is based on the book of the same title. Forced to trade power suits for prison orange, Chapman makes her way through the corrections system and adjusts to life behind bars, making friends with the many eccentric, unusual and unexpected people she meets.
Lay it on thick (Season 2)
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Did You Know?
When Chapman (Taylor Schilling
) is heading to her cell while the party is going on, they show a shot of her books on the table. The book you see, The Depths of Despair, by James Bolenbaugh. He didn't write this book, it was by Matt Forbeck
. James Bolenbaugh
is the producer of the show. See more
In real life, Dascha Polanco is only two years younger than Elizabeth Rodriguez, who plays her mother. See more
Why would I want a felonious, former lesbian, WASP, Shiksa, about to go to prison, to marry me?
Referenced in Mystery Girls: Death Rose