TV Series | TV-MA | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
In the real case that was the basis for the book, the man who was indicted as the "kingpin" of the heroin smuggling ring that the Piper (Taylor Schilling) was convicted for participating in was a Nigerian businessman named Buruji Kashamu. Although he was indicted ... ...
Galina 'Red' Reznikov:
The second you're perceived as weak, you already are.
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.
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