Possible plot spoilers.
| newdiva1 wrote:|
^^^but that's what i'm asking...if that white character was not there...would the show be something else? Are they only exploring the side characters because of that white centerpiece?
No. There are over a dozen subplots that have nothing to do with the white character. Major enough plots to carry the entire series, from side stories (post op transgender woman being denied her hormones and dealing with her son and wife on the outside) to romances between guards and inmates, and a bunch of politics and betrayals, friendships, between the inmates and the prison staff. It's a lot there to explore, and half of season 1 focused solely on those characters and their back-stories. That's why I said I believe the series could completely erase her character and still be a hit.
If I'm understanding your question correctly.
Edited by Random Thoughts - Jul 14 2013 at 11:59pm