The Best Episodes of Ozark

Last Updated: Jun 19, 2019

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

The Toll

#1 - 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 8.17
3,199 votes
Directors: Jason Bateman
Writers: Bill Dubuque
Buy on iTunes
The Gold Coast

#2 - 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 8.17
1,257 votes
Directors: Amanda Marsalis
Writers: Chris Mundy
The Badger

#3 - 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
1,245 votes
Directors: Ben Semanoff
Writers: Martin Zimmerman, Paul Kolsby
Outer Darkness

#4 - 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 8.00
1,303 votes
Directors: Phil Abraham
Writers: Ning Zhou
Buy on iTunes
Game Day

#5 - 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 7.98
1,344 votes
Directors: Phil Abraham
Writers: 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
3,308 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 7.88
1,307 votes
Directors: Alik Sakharov
Writers: Martin Zimmerman
Watch on Amazon
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 7.82
1,304 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 7.79
1,462 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 7.77
1,349 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 7.74
1,652 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
4,169 votes
Directors: Jason Bateman
Writers: Bill Dubuque
Book of Ruth

#13 - 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 7.68
3,394 votes
Writers: Bill Dubuque
Once a Langmore...

#14 - 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 7.67
1,391 votes
Writers: Alyson Feltes
Tonight We Improvise

#15 - 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
3,623 votes
Directors: Daniel Sackheim
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
3,529 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 7.66
4,945 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
3,412 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
3,825 votes
Directors: Daniel Sackheim
Writers: Bill Dubuque
Buy on iTunes
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
3,294 votes
Directors: Ellen Kuras
Writers: Bill Dubuque