Orange really is the new black (and white)

Orange Is The New Black

Two women dress up in orange jumpsuits to immitate charaters from the Netflix series, Orange Is The New Black.

The quarterly earnings report from Netflix came out this afternoon and Netflix did just fine, making just about as much money as everybody expected.

But that's not really the point. The biggest takeaway?

Netflix's comedy-drama series "Orange Is The New Black" was the most watched show on Neflix So many people watched world-wide, the orange jumpsuits in the series have apparently become chic enough to irritate the sheriff in Saginaw County, Michigan.

"You see people wearing all-orange jumpsuits at the mall," he said.

The local sheriff has become so fed up that he's started ordering the old-style black and white striped uniforms for his inmates.

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Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy.

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