Orange Is the New Black: Season 6 Reviews

July 31, 2018
This season's misguided priorities are particularly confounding given that the show has markedly more compelling material to work with.
July 30, 2018
It's hard to determine where to put your care -- and your focus -- when the threat of a familiar face or a whole new backstory lurks behind every door.
July 27, 2018
This season tries to find a compelling central conflict, but after the heart-racing stakes that made Orange so bingeable for five seasons, there's not much left. Prison comes with a sentence. Orange Is the New Black never felt like one - until now.
July 26, 2018
The show enters its sixth season, however, looking like a fashion that's faded out of style, one that hasn't cleared the prison walls but which, in TV terms, has pretty clearly jumped the shark.
July 20, 2018
In retrospect, [it] probably should have ended after its fourth season...The show seems to be straining to replicate the dynamics between inmates that once proved so engaging. The new season has its moments, but overall feels devoid of tension.
July 18, 2018
Despite all of these much needed course corrections, Season 6 of Orange never fully coalesces. There's too little movement on too many plot lines for the season to feel anything but cumbersome on first watch.