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5 Reasons Season 2 Of 'Orange Is The New Black' Is Better Than The First

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If you were at the movies this past weekend, you were likely weeping over "The Fault In Our Stars" or thrilling to Tom Cruise in "Edge Of Tomorrow," while small-screen viewers gathered around for the giant battle for The Wall in "Game Of Thrones." But plenty of us were getting our binge on, because Friday brought one of the most hotly-anticipated events of the summer: the arrival of the entire second season of Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black."

The show, based on author Piper Kerman's book about her transition from privileged WASP to minimum-security prison inmate following money laundering and drug trafficking charges, went under-the-radar at first unlike the streaming service's other high-profile premieres like "House Of Cards," "Arrested Development" and even "Hemlock Grove." But word soon got around that it was by far the best of them, and it swiftly became a word-of-mouth hit, and one of the most critically acclaimed shows of 2013.

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