Oz is one of the most gripping drama series
of all time that is set in a maximum penitentiary in the united
states. Created by acclaimed Tom Fontana of Homicide: Life on
the Street, the inmates of Oswald State Penitentiary contain the
countries most dangerous felons who under the watchful eye of
Warden Leo Glynn (Ernie Hudson) attempts to create a social
experiment within his walls of his "mock city" as prisoners
attempt to live their everyday lives which also contains the
hardships of the outside world.
This dangerous mixing pot
contains prisoners from all walks of life and nationalities
makes this one of the most engaging drama series to date.
Featuring first class acting by Eamonn Walker, Lee Tergesen with
the series being narrated by inmate Augustus Hill (Harold
Perrineau), Oz Season 5 once again continues the tradition of
the previous series and although you can sit down and start
watching from Season 5, you really need to know some of the back
history of the characters so go out and rent season one on DVD and if you like it,
buy all five seasons.