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  • Series Premiere Date: Jul 12, 1997
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  • Summary: Oz is the name on the street for the Oswald State Penitentiary. Our wheelchair-bound narrator Augustus Hill (Harold Perrineau Jr.) takes us through the wacky world of Emerald City, the experimental unit started by Tim McManus (Terry Kinney). There's shankin' and lovin' and cussin' andOz is the name on the street for the Oswald State Penitentiary. Our wheelchair-bound narrator Augustus Hill (Harold Perrineau Jr.) takes us through the wacky world of Emerald City, the experimental unit started by Tim McManus (Terry Kinney). There's shankin' and lovin' and cussin' and fightin' but in the end, HBO makes a damn fine prison drama. It's gritty. And there you have it. Expand
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  1. Reviewed by: Bruce Fretts
    Jun 14, 2013
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    The jail's real breakout stars remain Lee Tergesen and J.K. Simmons as Tobias Beecher and Vern Schillinger.
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  1. Mar 7, 2015
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    one of the best tv dramas of all time.Definitely a must see show.If you havent seen oz well i dont know whats wrong with you but its a reallyone of the best tv dramas of all time.Definitely a must see show.If you havent seen oz well i dont know whats wrong with you but its a really a great show.It shows the life of prison of characters who are responsible for the crimes they have done and it gives us a glimpse of how prison is really is. Expand

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