Wentworth season 5 still has no release date. Therefore, the imminent wait could be a grueling one. However, if you have at least 692 hours to kill, you can watch the show Wentworth is based off on.
The Wentworth season 4 finale left its fans groveling over what will happen to season 5. However, as producers and writers of the show do not want to give spoilers away. There is nothing fans can do but wait. So, now that there is this waiting game until possibly May 2017, what is there for a Wentworth fan to do? Well, some Reddit users suggested several shows that include Orange is the New Black, which you can easily watch over on Netflix. Only you have a Netflix subscription that is. There are sites that offer free streaming of the show, but they are riddled with advertisements that can get very annoying, very fast.
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So, what is the next best thing while waiting for Wentworth season 5 to come out? Reddit Wentworth fans say why not watch the original show called Prisoner: Cell Block H. One user shared the link of a YouTube playlist of the show Wentworth was based on. All 692 episodes are available to stream on YouTube.
If you are not familiar with the show, this is the best time you can find out more about the background of each Wentworth characters. The show was released back in 1979 and ran until 1986. It was a long running Australian show that was also based on another show. This time, however, the show was inspired by a British show drama called Within These Walls. Prisoner: Cell Block H was originally supposed to be just a 16-part series. However, it was very critically acclaimed that it went on to have 692 episodes in total.
Similar to Wentworth, Prisoner: Cell Block H?s storyline focuses on the lives of the women in a prison. It also shows the officers and the prison staff. Since it was met with great reception by viewers, it was developed into a soap opera. Basically, instead of the original 16-part series idea, the storylines were developed and expanded while the ideas stemmed from Australia?s Corrective Services Department.?
So, maybe this is something you would like to check out. While there are no new news regarding Wentworth season 5, check out Prisoner: Cell Block H on YouTube when you can! Stay tuned to TheBitBag for more Wentworth news!
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Check out the first episode of?Prisoner: Cell Block H?below.