The inmates face life-changing events.
The prison power goes out and Piper is compromised.
As Soso's hunger strike gains support, Piper finds her position dramatically altered.
While the guards up their search for contraband, a secret comes to light.
While Red receives recognition for her strives towards redemption, Piper's and Larry's relationship is tested. Meanwhile, Litchfield welcomes back a familiar face.
While Vee tries her hand at being an entrepreneur, Piper and Healy work on a prison newsletter.
While gearing up for Valentine's Day, Piper is ask to become Larry's snitch. Meanwhile, Red learns something interesting.
Vee and Gloria battle for control of the bathroom and Piper receives some unwelcome news.
While Sophia provides education on the female body, Larry makes some major changes in his life.
Taystee's past comes back to bite her. Meanwhile, Morello's heart is crushed and Piper's soso experience serves to challenge her.
While Red must deal with loneliness, Taystee gets an opportunity to demonstrate her business skills.
The prison inmates organize a Christmas pageant and Piper realizes that her life is in danger. Meanwhile, Red's attempt to retake her kitchen does not go to plan.
Pennsatucky feels disrespected by Piper and Larry gives her an ultimatum.
While Larry is interviewed on the radio, the prisoners mourn a recently departed inmate.
Some delinquent teenagers are the subject for reform by the inmates and Pornstache suffers a setback in his side-business. Meanwhile, Pennsatucky learns a new skill.
Piper's inappropriate behavior sees her in solitary over Thanksgiving, preventing Larry from seeing her.