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Recap / Orange Is The New Black S 07 E 13 Heres Where We Get Off

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  • Agony of the Feet: Karla sprains her ankle after slipping on some rocks.
  • Ass Shove: Hellman hides Daya's drugs in the chickens.
  • Back for the Finale:
    • Chang is one of the people who gets picked up by ICE.
    • Piper pays a visit to Larry.
    • Judy King is called by Taystee to set up microloans for recently paroled inmates.
    • Karla is shown hiking to the US-Mexico border.
    • Big Boo and Anita are shown reading Judy King's book along with Yoga Jones in Alex's new prison. Also in the scene are Gina and Norma.
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    • In the yard is Leanne and Angie along with Janae and Alison. Sankey and Soso are also in the yard.
  • Book-Ends: The first episode started with Piper narrating that she loved getting clean. The final one ends on the same note but now more on keeping her slate clean.
  • Bridal Carry: Karla is carried like this after spraining her ankle.
  • Continuity Cavalcade: As the final episode, there's gonna be plenty.
    • Judy King's book mentions how she had a threesome with a guard (Luschek). Alex later asks Yoga Jones about what Judy looks like naked.
    • Daya brings up how Hellman used to beat her back in the previous season.
    • Suzanne mentions people leaving like Vee and Cindy.
    • Black Cindy trading ham for turkey with Camilla is this since she's Jewish and she can't eat non-kosher.
    • Pen's love of Mountain Dew is brought up at her wake as Suzanne and Dixon, then the rest of Florida, sing the jingle.
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    • Judy King reminds Taystee that she was in jail for tax tax evasion.
    • Red remembers she was supposed to see her grandson before she went to SHU and goes after Frieda.
    • Angie is still pantsing people like she and Leanne did in season 5.
  • Breaking the Fellowship: Nicky considers Alex's transferral to be this with everything else on top of the season. Gina and Norma in different prisons, Red and Lorna are in Florida and Piper being a free woman.
  • Brick Joke: The bad chair is back and gives Hellman, well, hell.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: Blanca gets hers in getting her criminal conviction overturned, allowing her to stay in America. She still elects to leave the country anyway to be with Diablo.
  • Grand Finale: The final episode of the series.
  • Hilarious Outtakes: The credits have these throughout them.
  • Important Haircut: With a new lease on life, Taystee gets herself a haircut.
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  • Interrupted Suicide: Just as Taystee's about to take the drugs that will kill her, she opens an envelope which shows that the girls she tutored passed their GED, including Pen.
  • In the Hood: Part of Suzanne's wake for Pen for those showing up is to wear a hoodie like Pen did.
  • Long Game: Frieda's stack of trash is all part of this as she digs an escape tunnel out of Litchfield.
  • Mama Bear: Aleida is pissed when she finds out Daya is now using her little sister Eva as a mule. It's once Daya starts considering bringing in her younger sister that she's had enough and attempts to kill Daya.
  • Never Live It Down: Litvack is still getting called "Clitvack" even by his own coworkers.
  • Oh, Crap!: Frieda has this reaction to seeing Red in Florida until she sees she's not there anymore, allowing them to start anew.
  • Parent with New Paramour: Maria and New Maria are reading "Mi Burro, Mi Burro" to her daughter Pepa.
  • Person as Verb: Bill descibes Carol redecorating the house as "Marie Kondo"-ing it. Piper says the same thing when Bill asks if Alex sparks joy in Piper's life.
  • Rank Up: Hellman is now the Warden after Ward is fired.
    • With the falling apart of her old family, Nicky moves up to the role of Team Mom.
  • Snow Means Death: It's snowing when the paramedics take away Pen's body.
  • Taking the Bullet: Luschek takes the blame for Gloria's phone at ICE, losing his job in the process.
  • Tears of Joy: Taystee lets these out when she sees Pen had passed her GED.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Sankey has been working on being a lot less racist since being in Ohio.
  • Trash the Set: Because the drugs were found on the chickens, the chicken coop is destroyed.
  • Uncertain Doom: The last we see of Daya, she’s being choked to death by her mother. We don’t see what happens afterward, but the writers confirmed to Dascha Polanco she did survive.
  • You Are in Command Now: Now that Gloria is getting out of prison, she elects Flaca to be the kitchen leader.

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