What you may need to know:
1. A year ago this would have been great news.
4. That last season was a real chore to get through. Piper running a used panty business? Crazy Eyes writing sci-fi erotica? Go home, OITNB, you’re drunk.
4. OITNB is a textbook example of a one-season show that’s outstayed its welcome.
5. But that’s the problem with a lot of US television. You can’t walk away from a hit.
6. And it’ll get worse – Netflix has already renewed OITNB through season 7.
7. Broadsheet prognosis: Orange you glad there’s only 4 seasons left?
Release Date: Available from Friday 17th June (Netflix).
(Mark writes about film and TV at ScreenTime.ie)