Rumors fly among the inmates about a new, higher-paying job assignment, especially when they have to take a test for it
Big Boo comes up with a scheme to make money. Daya, Taystee and Crazy Eyes confront reality. Caputo tries to make a good impression on some visitors.
Nicky’s stash situation gets complicated. Alex and Crazy Eyes try a new drama class. Red assists Healy with a personal matter.
Piper is shocked at an unexpected change in her status; Soso’s hunger strike attracts new support that takes on a religious fervor.
The guards get tougher in a bid to turn up prison contraband; a big, lingering secret is finally revealed.
Piper’s relationship with Larry faces a real-world test; Red’s effort to redeem herself is finally rewarded. A familiar figure returns to Litchfield.
Piper faces a new backlash over special privileges; Caputo feels pressure to toughen up, resulting in administrative changes.
Piper starts a prison newsletter with the help of Healy and a few other inmates; Vee launches an entrepreneurial enterprise.
Love is in the air as the inmates prepare for a Valentine’s Day party; Red makes an intriguing new discovery. Larry asks Piper to be his prison mole.
A bathroom turf war sees deeper lines drawn in the sand as Gloria and Vee go head to head. Piper receives devastating news.