The acclaimed HBO drama series that takes a gritty, realistic look at life behind the walls of an experimental prison within a prison.
Season 1 of the riveting HBO drama series introduces the correctional officers and inmates of maximum-security 'prison within a prison.'
1. The Routine
In the pilot episode, we meet the diverse residents of an experimental prison wi...
2. Visits, Conjugal and Otherwise
Schibetta and the prison brass race to uncover Ortolani's killer--for very diffe...
3. God's Chillin'
The Warden threatens to lock the prison down unless inmate leaders can keep thei...
4. Capital P
Governor Devlin reinstates capital punishment--and the first Oz prisoner schedul...
5. Straight Life
The effort to find out who's smuggling drugs into prison backfires in a deadly way.
6. To Your Health
The prison's health service is kept busy by a variety of prisoner complaints.
7. Plan B
A recovered Said ostracizes Huseni Mershah for turning his back on him when he w...
8. A Game of Checkers
In the Season One finale, a riot breaks out and sexuality, hate, revenge and rac...
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6 Seasons Available (57 Episodes)
You wanna punish a man? Send him to Oswald Maximum Security Penitentiary. Inmates at Oz are considered lucky if they get into the prison's 'Emerald City' unit. They're even luckier if they get out alive. HBO presents this gritty drama series about the corrections officers and inmates of this experimental prison within a prison.
Cast and Crew
Starring: Ernie Hudson, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno, Harold Perrineau, Lee Tergesen, Eamonn Walker, B.D. Wong, J.K. Simmons, Edie Falco, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje