OZ chronicles the attempts of McManus (Terry Kinney) to keep control over the inmates of Em(erald) City as well as the drug trade and the violence. There have been many groups of inmates during the run of the show and not everybody makes it out alive.
Last Episode06x08 Exeunt Omnes Aired: Feb. 23, 2003
Querns makes a return to Oz as a warden. As Howell learns that she's pregnant, Rebadow unsuccessfully petitions to artificially inseminate Norma. …
Series Fun Facts
- Eamonn Walker (Kareem Said) left the show to film the movie Tears of the Sun.
- SPOILER: Christopher Meloni (Keller) left the show towards the end of the fourth season because he was also working on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and he felt that he could no longer do…
[show]SPOILER: Christopher Meloni (Keller) left the show towards the end of the fourth season because he was also working on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and he felt that he could no longer do both shows at the same time. On the show, it was explained that Keller was transferred to another prison. But Meloni missed Oz and decided to return. He decided that being able to work on two great shows simultaneously was worth the physical and emotional toll.
- The full name of the prison known as "Oz" was Oswald Maximum Security Penitentiary. The name was later changed to Oswald State Correctional Facility, Level 4