Orange Is the New Black

The BEST episodes of Orange Is the New Black

Every episode of Orange Is the New Black ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Orange Is the New Black!

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. 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.

Last Updated: 7/28/2022Network: Netflix
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Here's Where We Get Off
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8.45
860 votes

#1 - Here's Where We Get Off

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/26/2019

Tearful farewells, emotional tributes, new beginnings. Say goodbye to the women of Litchfield in the series finale.

Directors: Mark A. Burley
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
We Have Manners. We're Polite.
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8.44
3875 votes

#2 - We Have Manners. We're Polite.

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/6/2014

Several futures hang in the balance as the inmates face and confront their worst nightmares: Life will never be the same again.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Toast Can't Never Be Bread Again
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8.32
3755 votes

#3 - Toast Can't Never Be Bread Again

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/17/2016

Corporate bureaucracy and simmering anger work against Caputo's efforts to keep a sensitive situation under control.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Can't Fix Crazy
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8.22
4429 votes

#4 - Can't Fix Crazy

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/11/2013

Red's scheme to reclaim her kitchen backfires; the inmates stage a Christmas pageant; Piper's plans unravel even as she realizes her life is in jeopardy.

Directors: Michael Trim
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Be Free
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8.13
1121 votes

#5 - Be Free

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/27/2018

Piper gets surprising news and a boost from her friends. The jury returns with a verdict, and the big kickball game is on.

Directors: Nick Sandow
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Storm-y Weather
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8.10
2549 votes

#6 - Storm-y Weather

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/9/2017

As chaos descends on Litchfield three days into the riot, the inmates wonder what the future holds and seek solace in loved ones.

Directors: Jesse Peretz
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Trust No Bitch
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8.08
3102 votes

#7 - Trust No Bitch

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/11/2015

Miracles and conversions occur, but Piper and Caputo know that some situations can't be dealt with through spiritual means.

Directors: Phil Abraham
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Animals
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8.08
3652 votes

#8 - The Animals

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/17/2016

Alliances shift among the prison "families" as Piscatella and his guards crack down. Poussey, Judy and Alex prefer to look ahead to the future.

Directors: Matthew Weiner
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Big House
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7.99
798 votes

#9 - The Big House

Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/26/2019

Taystee meets with a lawyer. As the GED exam looms, Suzanne gives Pennsatucky a pep talk. Gloria faces a dilemma. Alex confronts Piper.

Directors: Phil Abraham
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Tall Men with Feelings
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7.96
4466 votes

#10 - Tall Men with Feelings

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/11/2013

The prisoners mourn one of their own and even a drunken Pornstache reveals surprising emotions; Larry gives a revealing radio interview.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
People Persons
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7.95
3459 votes

#11 - People Persons

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/17/2016

Caputo's leadership is challenged and the inmates are in for a long night of lockdown after workers make an unsettling discovery.

Directors: Lev L. Spiro
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
It Was the Change
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7.92
3648 votes

#12 - It Was the Change

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 6/6/2014

Tensions run high as a prison power outage forces several issues to come to light; Piper finds herself compromised and is forced to think on her feet.

Directors: Phil Abraham
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
God Bless America
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7.89
793 votes

#13 - God Bless America

Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired 7/26/2019

Maria tries to make peace with Gloria. Karla and Blanca plead their cases. Figueroa stands up to Litvack. Piper attends a posh fundraiser with Zelda.

Directors: Diego Velasco
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Bora Bora Bora
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7.88
4775 votes

#14 - Bora Bora Bora

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/11/2013

Pennsatucky discovers a new skill; the inmates try to scare delinquent teenagers straight; Pornstache's side business suffers a tragic setback.

Directors: Andrew McCarthy
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Fool Me Once
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7.85
4386 votes

#15 - Fool Me Once

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 7/11/2013

Painful truths reorient several relationships and careers; Pennsatucky feels disrespected by Piper, which is not good; Larry delivers an ultimatum.

Directors: Andrew McCarthy
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
F*cksgiving
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7.85
4676 votes

#16 - F*cksgiving

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/11/2013

Thanksgiving arrives with the promise of a visit by Larry, but Piper's raunchy dance moves land her in solitary with a holiday feast of moldy bologna.

Directors: Michael Trim
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Little Mustachioed Shit
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7.85
3692 votes

#17 - Little Mustachioed Shit

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/6/2014

The guards get tougher in a bid to turn up prison contraband; a big, lingering secret is finally revealed.

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40 Oz. of Furlough
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7.83
3643 votes

#18 - 40 Oz. of Furlough

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/6/2014

Piper's relationship with Larry faces a real-world test; Red's effort to redeem herself is finally rewarded. A familiar figure returns to Litchfield.

Directors: S.J. Clarkson
Watch Now:iTunes
Thirsty Bird
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7.82
4419 votes

#19 - Thirsty Bird

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/6/2014

Piper's world is turned upside down when she is forced to confront the consequences of her actions and face new challenges.

Directors: Jodie Foster
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Reverse Midas Touch
star
7.80
2543 votes

#20 - The Reverse Midas Touch

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/9/2017

Taystee tries to keep the negotiations on track. Angie comes up with an idea for fixing Leanne's finger. Piscatella's past is revealed.

Directors: Laura Prepon
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Work That Body for Me
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7.79
4427 votes

#21 - Work That Body for Me

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/17/2016

With a major security breach and a lot of new inmates, Caputo has to call in the big guns. Things get a little too real for Crazy Eyes and Lolly.

Directors: Andrew McCarthy
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Take a Break from Your Values
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7.77
3744 votes

#22 - Take a Break from Your Values

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 6/6/2014

Piper is shocked at an unexpected change in her status; Soso's hunger strike attracts new support that takes on a religious fervor.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
It Sounded Nicer in My Head
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7.75
3583 votes

#23 - It Sounded Nicer in My Head

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/17/2016

Paranoia strikes deep for Lolly and Judy, aggravating an already tense situation. Red sticks to a Russian tradition for an important occasion.

Directors: Mark A. Burley
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Bunny, Skull, Bunny, Skull
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7.74
3484 votes

#24 - Bunny, Skull, Bunny, Skull

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/17/2016

The movie night selection becomes controversial. Aleida makes an adjustment. Piper worries the prison punishments are getting too medieval.

Directors: Phil Abraham
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Friends in Low Places
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7.74
3486 votes

#25 - Friends in Low Places

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/17/2016

A new work detail doesn't go over well with the inmates. Judy seeks help from Poussey. Maria finds a place she can conduct business.

Directors: Phil Abraham
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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