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16 Facts About 'Orange Is The New Black’ You Probably Missed Out

As the season 4 of Orange Is The New Black kicks off on Netflix, we know there are butt-loads of surprises and awesomeness coming our way. The ladies from Litchfield surely know how to get past prison security and get through interesting things during their stay. 

But there are a few things that even the biggest OITNB fans have no idea about. After doing some research, we found out some of the rarely known facts about the series. Did you know it was based on a true story and the show was inspired by a book written by an actual prison inmate? Probably not. But if that fact blew your mind, check out some more facts about your favorite Netflix series. 

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16 Facts About 'Orange Is The New Black' You Probably Missed Out

16 Facts About 'Orange Is The New Black' You Probably Missed Out

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1. The faces in the credits roll are real prisoners. 

1. The faces in the credits roll are real prisoners. 

That is the real Piper Chapman, btw. 

2. The same woman stands behind when Piper is on the phone. 

2. The same woman stands behind when Piper is on the phone. 

It could be due to the phone slots given to the same inmate during Piper's phone slot. Or the production company found it easier to shoot for a few phone scenes at one time. 

3. The show's shooting takes place in Orangetown. 

3. The show's shooting takes place in Orangetown. 

The exact location would be Orangeburg Road, in the hamlet of Orangeburg, in the town of Orangetown. 

4. Lauren Morelli, one of the writers on the show is dating Samira Wiley. 

4. Lauren Morelli, one of the writers on the show is dating Samira Wiley. 

During the shooting for OITNB, Lauren divorced her husband of 2 years and started dating Samira Wiley (Poussey). 

5. Dascha Polanco is only 2 years younger than Elizabeth Rodriguez. 

5. Dascha Polanco is only 2 years younger than Elizabeth Rodriguez. 

They play the role of mother and daughter, but the daughter (Dascha) is only 2 years younger to the mother (Elizabeth) in real life. 

6. Every episode's title is mentioned at least once during the episode. 

6. Every episode's title is mentioned at least once during the episode. 

7. Crazy Eyes (Suzanne Warren) was supposed to appear only for a few episodes. 

7. Crazy Eyes (Suzanne Warren) was supposed to appear only for a few episodes. 

But since the audience and the show producers loved her character so much, they decided to keep her on for longer. 

8. In the book, Red is known as 'Pop', while Taystee is known as 'Delicious'. 

8. In the book, Red is known as 'Pop', while Taystee is known as 'Delicious'. 

9. Laura Prepon initially auditioned for the role of Piper Chapman. 

9. Laura Prepon initially auditioned for the role of Piper Chapman. 

But due to her personality suiting the character of Alex Vause better, she was selected as Alex. 

10. Most of the scenes shot outside were shot in an abandoned psychiatric hospital in New York. 

10. Most of the scenes shot outside were shot in an abandoned psychiatric hospital in New York. 

11. Constance Shulman, Natasha Lyonne, Lorraine Toussaint share same birthday on 4th April. 

11. Constance Shulman, Natasha Lyonne, Lorraine Toussaint share same birthday on 4th April. 

12. Jason Biggs and Natasha Lyonne have worked together in the movie, American Pie. 

12. Jason Biggs and Natasha Lyonne have worked together in the movie, American Pie. 

13. The scar on Natasha Lyonne's chest is real. 

13. The scar on Natasha Lyonne's chest is real. 

She did one time overdose on drugs and had to get operated on her heart. 

14. Laverne Cox's brother played her character before the transition. 

14. Laverne Cox's brother played her character before the transition. 

M Lamar, who is Laverne Cox's twin brother, played her role before the transition in the series. 

15. Here is the real Piper and Larry. 

15. Here is the real Piper and Larry. 

16. Many actors on OITNB have appeared on Law And Order. 

16. Many actors on OITNB have appeared on Law And Order. 

We really mean it when we say, 'many'. 

We really mean it when we say, 'many'. 

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