Review: Orange Is The New Black Season 5 Episode 6 “Flaming Hot Cheetos, Literally”

In the context of the wider season’s narrative, this episode achieved very little. It plays Alieda’s interview for laughs, but is unable to produce any, tries to add some layer’s to Doggett and Chapman, and showcases the meanderings of others. The only successful aspect is in drawing the riot out further, which no one likely wanted. The flashback failed to provide any new or compelling information, and while the notion of fate and needing to fit roles we never truly wanted is interesting, it is completely underdeveloped. Kate Mulgrew continues to shine as Red, the most under utilised character this season, and some of the more emotional, heart-felt moments are nice, but again the constant need to represent anarchy, chaos and disorder in structure is becoming tiring. 6.4/10

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