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Ozark is a streaming television series based on the American crime drama.1)


Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams wrote it.2)


It was created for Netflix.3)


Marty and Wendy Byrde are played by Jason Bateman and Laura Linney, respectively.4)


They play a married couple who move their family to the Lake of the Ozarks to launder money.5)

1st Season

The first season, consisting of 10 episodes, was published on July 21, 2017.6)

2nd Season

On August 31, 2018, the ten-episode second season was launched.7)

3rd Season

On March 27, 2020, the third season (also 10 episodes) was launched.8)

Final Season

The series was renewed for a fourth and final season in June 2020, with 14 episodes split into two parts.9)

Positive Reception

Ozark has gotten mostly favorable reviews from critics, who lauded its tone, acting, direction, and narrative.10)


The series has garnered 32 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including two for Outstanding Drama Series, with Bateman winning Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series in 2019 and Julia Garner receiving Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series twice in a row in 2019 and 2020.11)

Bateman Awards

Bateman has been nominated for two more Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor - Television Series Drama.12)


Ozark is place at a small Lake of the Ozarks waterfront resort inspired by the Alhonna Resort and Marina, where series author Dubuque worked as a dock hand while attending college in Missouri in the 1980s.13)

Bateman Change

For the first season, Jason Bateman was scheduled to be the sole director.14)


To make Ozark as realistic and rational as possible when showing money laundering, the show's writers invited an FBI agent who works on financial crimes into the writer's room.15)

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