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

Source: Netflix

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x1
Airdate: Friday June 06th, 2014

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Netflix) Jun 05, 2014

Guest Stars
Alan R. RodriguezAlan R. Rodriguez
As CO Mattias Gallego
Alexander WraithAlexander Wraith
As Vasily
Alysia ReinerAlysia Reiner
As Natalie Figueroa
Bill HoagBill Hoag
As Bill Chapman
Brianda AgramonteBrianda Agramonte
As Felicia
Deborah RushDeborah Rush
As Carol Chapman
Eric J CarlsonEric J Carlson
As Officer Morelli
Erin GerasimovichErin Gerasimovich
As Grace (5 years old)
Eyas YounisEyas Younis
As Kubra
Jessica PimentelJessica Pimentel
As Maria Ruiz
John Thomas CramerJohn Thomas Cramer
As CO Feld
Laura PreponLaura Prepon
As Alex Vause
Lolita FosterLolita Foster
As Eliqua Maxwell
Lori PettyLori Petty
As Lolly
Lorraine ToussaintLorraine Toussaint
As Vee
Mary LooramMary Looram
As Celeste Chapman
Nick SandowNick Sandow
As Joe Caputo
Olivia LuccardiOlivia Luccardi
As Jennifer
Raymond MamrakRaymond Mamrak
As Corrections Officer
Sebastian LacauseSebastian Lacause
As Fahri
Adam PagdonAdam Pagdon
As US Marshal Otis
Alex MaizusAlex Maizus
As Older Teen
Amelia FowlerAmelia Fowler
As Imposing Inmate
Angel RosaAngel Rosa
As US Marshal Bream
Brian HaleyBrian Haley
As US Marshal
Clare FoleyClare Foley
As Young Piper
Darlene DuesDarlene Dues
As Joyce
Deborah OffnerDeborah Offner
As Cracked Out Inmate
Eliot BrownEliot Brown
As Stunt Kid 2
Horace V. RogersHorace V. Rogers
As Court Marshal
Ito AghayereIto Aghayere
As Scowly Inmate
Jason SalmonJason Salmon
As Midwest Inmate
Justin MorckJustin Morck
As Van Driver
Kevin NagleKevin Nagle
As School Bus Driver
Matthew LawlerMatthew Lawler
As US Marshall Front
Melissa McMeekinMelissa McMeekin
As Corrine Hill
Neal LernerNeal Lerner
As Prosecutor
Norm GoldenNorm Golden
As Judge
Olan MontgomeryOlan Montgomery
As Cocktail Guest
Owen ShawOwen Shaw
As Ryan
Pamela MonroePamela Monroe
As CO Gaines
Peter AlbrinkPeter Albrink
As Mountain Inmate
Rachel BarrishRachel Barrish
As Jessica
Robert C. KirkRobert C. Kirk
As Federal Bus Driver
Rogelio Douglas Jr.Rogelio Douglas Jr.
As Darius McRae
Roy JacksonRoy Jackson
As CO Mango
Ryan CastroRyan Castro
As Spongie
Scott SiegelScott Siegel
As Menacing CO
Solly DuranSolly Duran
As Araceli
Tara GodomskiTara Godomski
As Escort CO
Theo Van GolenTheo Van Golen
As Young Cal
Trae HarrisTrae Harris
As Spitty Inmate
Warren BubWarren Bub
As US Marshal Carhart
Main Cast
Taylor SchillingTaylor Schilling
As Piper Chapman
Laura PreponLaura Prepon
As Alex Vause
Episode Notes
Flashbacks: The flashbacks featured in this episode of 'Orange is the New Black' focus on Piper and Alex's life before they were in prison.

Casting: Main cast members Uzo Aduba (Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren), Danielle Brooks (Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson), Michael Harney (Sam Healy), Natasha Lyonne (Nicky Nichols),
Taryn Manning (Tiffany 'Pennsatucky' Doggett), Kate Mulgrew (Galina 'Red' Reznikov) and Jason Biggs (Larry Bloom) are credited but do not appear in this episode.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Andrew BirdPulaski at NightPiper leaves the plane and is processed in Chicago
Charles BradleyLove Bug Blues (feat. Menahan Street Band)Piper see's a cockroach carrying a cigarette.

Episode Quotes
Marshal: Could you hurry it up a little bit?
Piper: I'm peeing as fast as I can.
Marshal: Really? Because it sounds a little light.

Piper: No, I need to get a note to somebody and I am not sure what unit she is in. I thought maybe you could pass this to her.
Darius McRae: What does she look like?
Piper: 5'9", long black hair, secretary glasses. Her name is Alex Vause.
Darius McRae: What are you willing to give?
Piper: A kiss?
Darius McRae: (laughs)
Piper: This is important.
Darius McRae: I can feel that.
Piper: Okay...with my hand?
Darius McRae: I'm a predator, bitch. No fun if you offer.

Piper: You hate me. In all this shit I forgot that you hate me. But you're talking to me. Does this mean that you don't hate me any more?
Alex: It means that I'm not holding grudges today. I'm happy to see you.

Cultural References
Mila Kunis: When Piper is put into the van one of the guards says to the other that he "slept with the Mila Kunis chick from New Years."

Mila Kunis is a popular American actress.

Dazed and Confused: In one of the flashbacks a young Piper gets tickets to go see the movie 'Dazed and Confused.'

'Dazed and Confused' is the title of a film from 1993 starring Matthew McConaughey and Milla Jovovich.

Carmen Sandeigo: A male inmate on the plane refers to another as "Carmen Sandiego."

'Carmen Sandiego' is the title of an American franchise focused on a a thief named Carmen.

Star Wars: The cockroach that Piper steps on was named Yoda.

Yoda is a character from the George Lucas film franchise 'Star Wars.'

Lindsay Lohan: One of the new inmates in Piper's cell mistakes her for Lindsay Lohan.

Lindsay Lohan is an American actress.

Aretha Franklin: When Joyce is on the toilet in the cell she is singing the song "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman."

'(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' is the title of a song originally sung by American artist Aretha Franklin.

G.I. Jane: When two of the inmates are fighting outside of the Chicago prison, one of them calls the other "G.I. Jane."

'G.I. Jane' is the title of a film from 1997 starring Demi Moore.

The Sopranos: Piper tells her lawyer that she is worried if she testifies against the drug lord that they will take her out like in 'The Sopranos.'

'The Sopranos' is the title of a television show that ran from 1999 to 2007 on HBO.

Episode References
Season 1, Episode 13: Piper is in solitary confinement at the beginning of the episode after she fought back against Pennsatucky in 1x13 "Can't Fix Crazy."

Season 1, Episode 13: Larry and Piper broke up in 1x13 "Can't Fix Crazy" and broke off their engagement.

Other Episode Crew

Associate ProducerArturo Guzman
CastingJennifer Euston
Unit Production ManagerNeri Kyle Tannenbaum  |  David Price (2)
First Assistant DirectorRobert C. Albertell
Second Assistant DirectorJoseph Turner
Music EditorMichael Brake
Music SupervisorBruce Gilbert (1)
Location ManagerLauri Pitkus
Property MasterRachael Weinzimer
Construction CoordinatorVincent Accardi
Script SupervisorErin Feeley
Script CoordinatorHartley Voss  |  Alex Regnery
Assistant EditorW. Kale Whorton
Re-Recording MixerJohn Chamberlin  |  Chris Philp
Story EditorLauren Morelli  |  Sian Heder  |  Nick Jones (1)
Art DirectorJordan Jacobs
Post Production CoordinatorMichael Wise
Executive ConsultantPiper Kerman
Sound MixerJoseph White
Boom OperatorJason Benjamin
Production AccountantJen Cox
Transportation CaptainDennis Salomone
Sound SupervisorJohn Kincade
Department Head Make-upMichal Bigger
Final ColoristTony Smith
Sound UtilityT.R. Boyce, Jr.
B Camera 1st AssistantMalcolm A. Purnell
Costume DesignJennifer Rogien
LoaderEric Lichtenstein
Music ClearanceMatthew Lilley
Department Head HairstylistValerie Velez  |  Angela De Angelis
Key Construction GripMark Klein
Key CarpenterCharles Romanello
Music ByGwendolyn Sanford  |  Brandon Jay  |  Scott Doherty
2nd Second Assistant DirectorEmily Evashevski
B Camera Operator/steadicamCarlos Guerra
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