Orange is the New Black: New teaser mocks Oscars
If you dozed off during Sunday night’s Oscars, you weren’t alone: In a new teaser for Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black, Taystee (Danielle Brooks) laments the snooze-worthiness of the awards show they’re watching. “Even when white folks try to be exciting,” she says, “they still boring.” “Yeah, I was asleep,” Cindy (Adrienne C. Moore) adds.
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The clip — appropriately titled “For Your Incarceration” — continues to indirectly mock the Academy Awards when Piper (Taylor Schilling) says, “Everybody knows it’s about talent, originality, sense of humor,” prompting a laugh from Marisol (Jackie Cruz). The teaser’s also full of shocked faces, dirty looks, and an appearance from Suzanne (Uzo Aduba).
Watch it above, and see Orange Is the New Black when its fourth season debuts on Netflix June 17. See another brief teaser, released in January, below.
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.