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Season 3 of Orange Is the New Black ​offered, in comparison to season 2, a relatively lighthearted year for Litchfield Penitentiary. Well, as lighthearted as time in prison can be.

But by the end of the new season, there’s enough setup for a truly dark and complex season 4, and there’s plenty of room left for the show to incorporate its incredible ability to find humor in the most difficult moments. Whether you’ve finished watching season 3 of Orange Is the New Black, already begun (and finished) your rewatch, or are just getting around to starting it, it’s never too early to start thinking about what’s coming next.

And since we’ll be discussing what could happen next year, there will be spoilers for season 3 below.

And if you’re looking for a place to discuss everything that happened in season 3, head over to our hub to find all the season 3 recaps and discussion about what did and didn’t work this season at Litchfield.

Correction: This article originally said Nicky was sent to solitary, when it was in fact Max.

Episode Recaps

Orange Is the New Black

Jenji Kohan’s absorbing ensemble dramedy, based on Piper Kerman’s memoir of the same name, takes viewers inside the walls of Litchfield, a minimum security women’s prison where nothing’s as simple as it seems—especially the inmates.

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