SPOILER ALERT: Don’t read if you haven’t finished Season 2 of “Orange Is the New Black.”
Ever have one of those moments where two things you love come together? Like chocolate and peanut butter?
So, here we are, innocently binge-watching Season 2 of “Orange Is the New Black.” We’ve made it all the way to the season finale, “We Have Manners. We’re Polite.” Taystee and Poussey are reconnecting after a long, sad, Vee-prompted separation, drying out the books in the library after the storm.
And then out of nowhere, Taystee (Danielle Brooks) picks up a large bound book and says …
Hey now! “Outlander” is a best-selling series of books by Diana Gabaldon. And it’s finally being made into a television show. And we’re rather addicted to it (we’re really glad the most recent series edition, “Written in My Heart’s Own Blood,” didn’t come out the same weekend as “OITNB” Season 2. We do have lives.)
Taystee is a fan too! Two great tastes that go great together! We knew we loved Taystee-Girl. We love her even more now. Later on in the episode, when Vee is finally frozen out by her “family,” we catch a glimpse of Taystee doing a re-read. Maybe someone is going to send her the new book in Season 3, right?
And to Jenji Kohan, who wrote this episode, you’re invited over for haggis and scotch on Aug. 9, when “Outlander” premieres on Starz.