you are into prison stories, or high quality drama, then look no
further than the latest installment of OZ, one of the best series
that I have watched in quite some time. Some readers might have
caught this series when it originally aired on SBS, however this is
a true chance to watch it without interuption, which I can guarantee
will be the case as it is one of the most compelling shows that I
have viewed in some time.
is the shortened name of Emerald City, a maximum security facility
that houses all manner of the dregs of society. Allowed freedoms
that normal inmates do not enjoy, the prisoners of OZ are genuinely
corrupt with only a few shining lights seeking any real form of
The series is presented on 3 DVDs unlike the first which was on two
and picks up where season one left off after the riot that took
place in Em City. The transition between seasons is brilliant and if
you have missed the first then you really need to make sure that you
pick it up as one thing amongst the many OZ excels at is character
The plot is scripted in such a way that you will feel that you know
all the inmates inside out by the end of it and whilst at times
brutal, OZ is ultimately one hell of a satisfying ride.
This series doesn't contain any extras which is a shame however each
and every episode is so compelling that I honestly reckon that you
won't notice the absence of any additional materials. This is most
definitely a must watch show, so get out there and do yourself a
massive favour and buy OZ series 2.