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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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Based on the 2010 memoir "Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison," Piper Kerman's book about the 13 months of a 15-month sentence that she served at a federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut. The show changes Kerman's last name to Chapman. 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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They can't count in season 5?

Just watched the last episode of season 5 they did a count of the prisoners multiple times and said that 10 people were missing, now those 10 were indeed in the swimming pool, but what about the other 2, Chinese woman left the compound after the toilet visit and the girl with the boyfriend in the cabin, so it should have been 12 missing.


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