Casting: Laverne Cox’s twin brother played 'Sophia' before her transition in the flashback scenes of this episode.
Flashbacks: The flashbacks featured in this episode of 'Orange is the New Black' focus on Sophia's life before she was in prison.
Trivia: Guest cast member Deborah Rush, who plays Piper's mother, once played the mother-in-law of Jason Biggs (Larry Bloom) in "American Wedding."
Crazy Eyes: I wrote a poem, do you want to hear it?
Piper: That's fine, I--
Crazy Eyes: Before I met you the sun was like a yellow grape, but now, it look like fire in the sky. Why? Because you light a fire inside me.
Crazy Eyes: I wrote it for you.
Piper: You know, My fiancée is a writer...
Crazy Eyes: Imma call you dandelion, because they are pretty and yellow, just like you.
Piper: Is he allowed to watch us like that?
Nicky: Pornstache? Ugh, he does whatever he wants. One of these days you're going to have to change your panties, Chapman. That shit's got to be getting ripe.
Sophia: She's talking to the devil.
Piper: Yeah, I got that part.
Sophia: That's Satan's stall.
Piper: At least Satan get's a door.
Sophia: Give it a week, you'll be pissing and farting with the rest of us.
Piper: I'm not your wife.
Crazy Eyes: I threw my pie for you.
When other inmates get assigned bunks before Nicky, she wonders how much longer she will have to share a room with "Darth Vader and Mr. Clean."
Darth Vader is the main antagonist in the 'Star Wars' franchise, directed by George Lucas
When Pornstache is talking to Bennett about sleeping with the inmates, he calls his "Grasshopper."
This is a reference to the 1972 film 'Kung Fu,' starring David Carradine
When Chapman is in line to get her new prison uniform, Nicky and Lorna start chanting "Gooble gobble, one of us!"
This is a reference to a line from the 1932 film 'Freaks, starring Wallace Ford
The Golden Girls:
When Healy is complaining about how the pills have been changed, he says that he has a line of 'Golden Girls' outside his office.
'The Golden Girls
' was a television show that ran from
Taystee tells everyone that the person that Miss Claudette attacked before jail looked like 'Beetlejuice' when she was done with them.
'Beetlejuice' is the title of a film from 1988 starring Geena Davis
and Michael Keaton
When Sophia tries cross dressing for the first time in a flashback, her wife tells her that she looks like 'Hannah Montana.'
' was the title of a television show starring Miley Cyrus
When Bennett let's Daya keep her pictures up, her room-mate says she is going to put up her pictures of Kanye.
is an American music artist.
Polly says that Piper's mom hummed Édith Piaf songs for the entire ride to the prison.
was a French singer and media personality.
Little House on the Prairie:
When Piper meets Alex for the first time, Alex calls her Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Laura Ingalls Wilder is the name of a character from 'Little House on the Prairie