The Best Episodes of Ozark

Last Updated: Nov 28, 2018

A Chicago-based financial advisor secretly relocates his family to the Missouri Ozarks when his dealings with a drug cartel go awry.

The Gold Coast

#1 - The Gold Coast

Season 2 - Episode 10

Marty makes plans without telling Wendy. Darlene sends a message via Jonah. Wyatt learns the truth about his dad. Ruth realizes Cade must be stopped.

star 8.21
959 votes
Writers: Chris Mundy
The Toll

#2 - The Toll

Season 1 - Episode 10

During his next sermon, Mason falters. Wendy and the kids are caught trying to flee their home. Marty brokers a deal between Jacob and Del.

star 8.16
3,012 votes
Directors: Jason Bateman
Writers: Bill Dubuque
Outer Darkness

#3 - Outer Darkness

Season 2 - Episode 6

An FBI search of the Snells' field yields a surprise. Playing hardball, Agent Petty questions Wilkes. The Byrdes mourn a loss.

star 8.02
1,034 votes
Directors: Phil Abraham
Writers: Ning Zhou
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Game Day

#4 - Game Day

Season 2 - Episode 5

Agent Petty's revelation tests the loyalties of Marty, Ruth and the cartel. Despite the FBI closing in, the Snells refuse to destroy their poppies.

star 8.01
1,062 votes
Directors: Phil Abraham
Writers: Paul Kolsby
The Badger

#5 - The Badger

Season 2 - Episode 9

Marty finds a way around the Snells. Charlotte hires a lawyer. The Byrdes get a meeting with the gaming commission, whose approval comes with a big ask.

star 8.01
953 votes
Directors: Ben Semanoff
Writers: Martin Zimmerman, Paul Kolsby
Coffee, Black

#6 - Coffee, Black

Season 1 - Episode 9

Russ learns Agent Petty's true identity and makes plans to murder, steal and flee. Wendy stumbles on an ideal business to add to the Byrde portfolio.

star 7.92
3,117 votes
Directors: Jason Bateman
Writers: Bill Dubuque
One Way Out

#7 - One Way Out

Season 2 - Episode 7

Mason goes off the deep end and focuses his rage on the Byrdes. Ruth tries to make her dad proud during a boat-part heist.

star 7.90
1,008 votes
Directors: Alik Sakharov
Writers: Martin Zimmerman
The Big Sleep

#8 - The Big Sleep

Season 2 - Episode 8

Darlene makes one too many rash moves. Marty tries to free Rachel from Agent Petty's grasp. Jonah helps his mom force Wilkes to continue his support.

star 7.83
1,007 votes
Directors: Alik Sakharov
Writers: David Manson
The Precious Blood of Jesus

#9 - The Precious Blood of Jesus

Season 2 - Episode 2

When a mobster jeopardizes the casino bill, Marty enlists Buddy's help. Wendy resorts to dirty tactics to get votes. Cade reminds Ruth of her roots.

star 7.80
1,186 votes
Directors: Jason Bateman
Writers: David Manson
Stag

#10 - Stag

Season 2 - Episode 4

The FBI sends out a second lure. Charlotte slips up while chatting with Wyatt. The Byrdes grow wary of Rachel, who deflects suspicion onto someone else.

star 7.78
1,068 votes
Writers: Ryan Farley
Reparations

#11 - Reparations

Season 2 - Episode 1

Ruth's dad gets out of jail. Approval for a riverboat casino calls for Wendy's political skills. The Mexican cartel demands reparations from the Snells.

star 7.76
1,366 votes
Directors: Jason Bateman
Writers: Chris Mundy
Blue Cat

#12 - Blue Cat

Season 1 - Episode 2

In the Ozarks, Marty struggles to find a local business he can use for money laundering, while his kids make new friends but neglect a crucial duty.

star 7.71
3,980 votes
Directors: Jason Bateman
Writers: Bill Dubuque
Once a Langmore...

#13 - Once a Langmore...

Season 2 - Episode 3

Wendy does damage control when Wilkes's pressure on Sen. Blake backfires. Rachel is sent on a mission. Ruth resists accepting her Langmore destiny.

star 7.69
1,109 votes
Writers: Alyson Feltes
Tonight We Improvise

#14 - Tonight We Improvise

Season 1 - Episode 4

Marty hires Ruth to pull off a heist. Agent Petty forges a relationship with a member of the Langmore family. Jonah exhibits disturbing behavior.

star 7.67
3,454 votes
Writers: Bill Dubuque
Book of Ruth

#15 - Book of Ruth

Season 1 - Episode 6

Jacob educates Marty on his business. Ruth devises and sets in motion a deadly plan. Rachel learns Marty is cooking the books at the Blue Cat Lodge.

star 7.67
3,227 votes
Writers: Bill Dubuque
Ruling Days

#16 - Ruling Days

Season 1 - Episode 5

Marty decides to invest in the religious sector, unaware he will disrupt a discreet business operation. A surprise visitor shows up at the Byrde home.

star 7.66
3,359 votes
Writers: Bill Dubuque
Sugarwood

#17 - Sugarwood

Season 1 - Episode 1

After his business partner cheats a dangerous client, financial adviser Marty must devise a radical plan to save the lives of himself and his family.

star 7.65
4,733 votes
Directors: Jason Bateman
Writers: Bill Dubuque
Nest Box

#18 - Nest Box

Season 1 - Episode 7

To stop Jacob from carrying out his threat, Marty makes an offer. Agent Petty gets what he needs to turn Russ. Charlotte grows desperate to escape.

star 7.63
3,234 votes
Directors: Ellen Kuras
Writers: Bill Dubuque
My Dripping Sleep

#19 - My Dripping Sleep

Season 1 - Episode 3

Marty finds a way to control Ruth. Wendy worms her way into a job. Looking for another business to invest in, Marty digs for info on the strip bar.

star 7.57
3,657 votes
Writers: Bill Dubuque
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Kaleidoscope

#20 - Kaleidoscope

Season 1 - Episode 8

In a flashback to 10 years prior, Wendy struggles with depression, Del asks Marty to be his financial adviser, and Agent Petty faces a family crisis.

star 7.50
3,103 votes
Directors: Ellen Kuras
Writers: Bill Dubuque