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
- In the 2013 book "Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From The Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad", author Brett Martin notes that while he was a writer…
[show]In the 2013 book "Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From The Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad", author Brett Martin notes that while he was a writer and executive producer on Oz, Tom Fontana would often subsidize Oz actors' outside theater projects. Fontana said that he gave the donations so that he wouldn't actually have to attend the shows--that it was "worth $1000 not to have to see a play."
- Chuck Zito (Pancamo) and Craig muMs Grant (Poet) were the only cast members who had actually done time in prison.
- 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