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Orange Is the New Black: Season 6 (2018)

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Critic Consensus: Brutality and humor continue to mesh effectively in a season of Orange Is the New Black that stands as a marked improvement from its predecessor, even if some arcs are more inspired than others.

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Picking up one week after the emergency response team stormed Litchfield Penitentiary, the ladies of Litch have been torn apart, literally and figuratively, as they enter a new facility in the sixth season of Orange Is The New Black. Now ​newbies ​they ​must navigate new rules and power dynamics, starting at the bottom, and getting hazed by inmates and tortured by guards. Friendships will be tested and new allegiances formed -- some by choice and others by circumstance -- as the women face a slew of charges from the riot. Will they take plea deals and turn on each other or band together and keep their bonds intact?

Cast

Taylor Schilling
as Piper Chapman
Laura Prepon
as Alex Vause
Kate Mulgrew
as Galina "Red" Reznikov
Natasha Lyonne
as Nicky Nichols
Danielle Brooks
as Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson
Uzo Aduba
as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren
Laverne Cox
as Sophia Burset
Beth Fowler
as Sister Ingalls
Yael Stone
as Lorna Morello
Dascha Polanco
as Dayanara Diaz
Adrienne C. Moore
as Black Cindy
Selenis Leyva
as Gloria Mendoza
Taryn Manning
as Tiffany "Pennsatucky" Doggett
Samira Wiley
as Poussey Washington
Kimiko Glenn
as Brook Soso
Nick Sandow
as Joe Caputo
Emma Myles
as Leanne Taylor
Abigail Savage
as Gina Murphy
Annie Golden
as Norma Romano
Lori Petty
as Lolly Whitehill
Diane Guerrero
as Maritza Ramos
Lea DeLaria
as Big Boo
Jackie Cruz
as Marisol "Flaca" Gonzales
Lorraine Toussaint
as Yvonne "Vee" Parker
Brad William Henke
as Desi Piscatella
Alan Aisenberg
as Baxter "Gerber" Bayley
Blair Brown
as Judy King
Laura Gómez
as Blanca Flores
Vicky Jeudy
as Janae Watson
Julie Lake
as Angie Rice
James McMenamin
as Charlie "Donuts" Coates
Jessica Pimentel
as Maria Ruiz
Jolene Purdy
as Hapakuka
Constance Shulman
as Erica "Yoga" Jones
Dale Soules
as Frieda Berlin
Lin Tucci
as Anita DeMarco
Michael Harney
as Sam Healy
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Critic Reviews for Orange Is the New Black: Season 6

All Critics (33) | Top Critics (13)

Some episodes are dazzling, some sloppy, but Orange and its creator, Jenji Kohan, are still pulling off tricks and twists that few other shows dare attempt.

July 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Fans who hated the fifth season should mostly love the sixth, which is a return to normal, or as "normal" as OITNB ever gets. But the end does feel a little bit closer.

July 27, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
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Time moves faster in this new 13-part run, though it's not always easy to tell - and surely, in real life, only prison can rival the dullest school lessons when it comes to the agonisingly slow passage of time.

July 27, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

As ever OITNB mixes humour with savage, if slightly aestheticised, violence and angst.

July 20, 2018 | Full Review…

Orange Is the New Black remains a worthwhile series... But the show's commitment to telling all of its stories has become wildly overgrown, like a tree desperately in need of pruning.

July 18, 2018 | Full Review…

Season six brings in some new faces and keeps us rooting for our favorite jailbirds, but at the same time we wonder for how much longer it can keep going.

August 24, 2018 | Full Review…

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