Orange Is the New Black

10 Worst Episodes of Orange Is the New Black

A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman to a women's prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 02, 2023.

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#10 - Bed Bugs and Beyond (Season 3 - Episode 2)

Tempers flare when bed bugs invade, as Alex cracks, Red lashes out at Piper, Aleida interferes with Daya and Bennett, and Caputo gets bad news.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 2667 votes.

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#9 - Mother's Day (Season 3 - Episode 1)


Caputo's kinder, gentler new regime includes organizing a Mother's Day fair for the inmates that brings up a LOT of mixed feelings about family.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 2919 votes.

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#8 - State of the Uterus (Season 6 - Episode 6)

While Daddy deals with backlash, Badison plots revenge. Flaca finds a co-host for her radio show. Lorna discovers that pregnancy has its perks.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 1048 votes.

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#7 - Mischief Mischief (Season 6 - Episode 5)


Pranksters wreak havoc on Halloween. Luschek earns points with the other guards. As Linda faces a crisis, Donuts and Pennsatucky have a change of plans.

The episode was rated 7.43 from 1058 votes.

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#6 - Gordons (Season 6 - Episode 8)

Taystee gets fan mail -- and an assist from an old friend. Piper lobbies Luschek to bring back kickball. Aleida tries out a new sales tactic.

The episode was rated 7.41 from 1044 votes.

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#5 - Changing Winds (Season 6 - Episode 7)


Badison hustles to get back in Carol's good graces. Blanca longs to get pregnant -- and Nicky has a plan. Caputo and Figueroa's relationship evolves.

The episode was rated 7.41 from 1032 votes.

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#4 - Baker's Dozen (Season 7 - Episode 8)

Neri takes Piper on a wilderness retreat. Taystee tutors Pennsatucky. Suzanne tends to the chicken coop. Nicky has a difficult conversation with Red.

The episode was rated 7.39 from 662 votes.

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#3 - Sh*tstorm Coming (Season 6 - Episode 2)


Ordered to hand out harsh sentences, the feds search for scapegoats. Languishing on paid suspension, Caputo tries to break out of a rut.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 1157 votes.

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#2 - Beginning of the End (Season 7 - Episode 1)

Piper struggles to adapt to life after Litchfield. Alex promises to keep her nose clean. Daddy's infidelity angers Daya.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 810 votes.

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#1 - Who Knows Better Than I (Season 6 - Episode 1)


The COs at Litchfield's maximum security unit size up the new arrivals. Off her medication, Suzanne hallucinates.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 1299 votes.

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