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A 2003 one-episode pilot attempt from [adult swim], adapted from the 1989 novel of the same name.

Doris Fairfeather is going to prison. Her scumbag boyfriend, Charlie, has framed her for stealing a string of valuable pearls and quickly split the scene.

A naive newcomer in prison, Doris does her best to survive her new world. Making friends with other inmates and trying to avoid the ire of others.

The pilot is most well known for being incredibly hard to find. It aired only once on Adult Swim, and vanished from sight soon after. It was declared lost media until it finally surfaced online in 2017, uploaded to several non-legit sites before Adult Swim themselves posted it on their site.


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