Orange Is the New Black decided exactly what it wanted to be in season two: A dark drama sprinkled with moments of desperately needed humor. (Up until then it had toyed with the idea of being a comedy!) The season four trailer just landed and it looks like the show is doubling down in that award-winning, critically acclaimed formula. And by formula, I mean: Telling some hard goddamn truths.
Yeah, Black Cindy and Taystee still land the best one-liners on TV. And double yeah, Poussey and Soso are gonna get it. In between that soul reprieve, though, Litchfield is getting more crowded, more dangerous, and closer to an explosion. It doesn’t look like anyone will be spared pain and suffering (there’s a difference, Pennsatucky says) as the now privately owned prison shuttles in more inmates and pushes its original crew to their breaking points.
The new season arrives June 17. (I do not feel ready.)