Pennsatucky holds a memorial for the abortions she has had, and is encouraged by Big Boo that it was probably for the best that her kids didn't live. Sister Ingalls joins the hunger strike. It is revealed they will be working in a shop making women's underwear. Caputo learns that the prison is to close due to budget constraints. As the night continues, Morello shares an intimate moment with a dying Rosa. Norma's reputation as a miracle-performing mystic grows.
Rosa meets a young boy in chemo who she later learns is in remission. Badison vomits when Piper has her team run sprints. Mendez is fired and arrested because he is believed to be the father. Piper proposes a prison wedding to Alex. Afraid that someone in B Block has been sent to kill her, Frieda agrees for lonely Suzanne to be her cellmate.
Daya becomes frustrated with Bennett when he doesn't know how to smuggle in prenatal vitamins. Piper gives in and perjures herself at the trial. Carol paid to have Frieda killed, stunning Red. Alex helps Badison with a prank to make peace. It's unclear what will become of any of these storylines, but we can't imagine Season 7 just hanging them out to dry. Big Boo gets a makeover hoping to convince the religious group to give her funding, but she flies into a rage at the man instead.
McCullough, who has been burning her legs with cigarettes, strikes Maria for talking back. Daya, Flaca, and Morello all ask Piper if they can help with the newsletter she has started. The series was nominated for the for , meanwhile was nominated for and Uzo Aduba for. Vee, alone and friendless, escapes from prison via Red's greenhouse storm drain pipe. When confronting her girlfriend's father, Poussey is ready to pull out a gun and attack him, but her own father intervenes before the gun is revealed. Pennsatucky and Healy also share a moment outside the prison. Though Alex doesn't want anything to do with it, she ends up with the phone when Badison is stabbed in the yard by Daddy's girls.
Aleida visits her kids in foster care, and discovers that none of them want anything to do with her. In a media interview, Taystee describes guard abuses and has her mail cut off by Tamika. I felt like the part had so much I could sink my teeth into, especially in terms of being the '70s male actor I've always dreamed of being. Unsuccessfully, Norma tries to teach kindness and tolerance to Leanne. Taystee's mother figure Vee returns, to disapproval from Taystee. Flashback: Young Taystee—then referred to as Tasha—goes to a Black Adoption Festival, trying to find a permanent home. She gets the mock job after she impresses the rep with her research on the company.
Red begins importing items through the sewer drain in the greenhouse with the help of her son, Vasily. I didn't know he had a professional distance — or whatever he does. Flashback: It is shown that Suzanne was always marked as different, and was pushed by her adoptive mother to show that she is just as worthy and talented as others. Blanca learns that she has limited fertility. Piper desperately tries to find Alex, and fears the worst when she learns a prisoner died.
Red's efforts to redeem herself in the eyes of her former posse are finally rewarded. She was educated at and the boarding school in. The inmate league has seen little action since segregating the blocks, so Luschek agrees to an interblock kickball championship in the field. I had confused it with being this dark experience because of how it had ended the first time. Using veggies grown in the garden, Red prepares a small pan of ratatouille for her kitchen staffers.
Suzanne snaps at the false version of events, but Cindy insists they lie so the guards won't kill them. Due to a computer error, Leanne's sidekick Angie is mistakenly released. Alex was getting back into her old drug hustling ways in Season 6, which might be how she survives the rest of her four-year sentence without Piper around. In the van on the way to the trial, Alex pushes one last time for Piper to lie about knowing Kubra, saying she Alex will be screwed over if they do not tell the same story. It's not like I see these people often, but in my mind's eye I confuse them. Morello is devastated upon finding out that Christopher is marrying another woman.
Especially if you come from a difficult family, which I imagine a lot of people in movies do, it can feel like such a safer place than high school or home. Barbara sends her gang to kill Carol and her lieutenants at the salon; Nicky joins as a lookout to warn Red, but her message is intercepted and a guard takes Carol into protective custody. He abandons the crib on the side of the road and drives away. The series is created and adapted for television by. Alex is cornered in the greenhouse by a new guard sent by Kubra, and her fate is left uncertain. As the prisoners begin making Whispers underwear, Piper flirts with a new prisoner, Stella Carlin.
Flashback: Lorna made money as a scam artist. Alex then informs Piper that although she planned to lie, she told the truth, which complicates matters for Piper, who now faces perjury charges and additional time. I got confused and thought that was my family for life. Janae is fighting with her father who thinks accepting a track-running scholarship to go to college is not acceptable for a muslim girl. With no fight causing a lockdown, Barbara and Carol's antagonism results in their deaths, bumping Copeland from last to first in fantasy inmate. Commuting to the prison together, Mendoza's son teaches Sophia's son rude behavior, causing the two mothers to clash.