Perhaps above all, the series has continually tested how prepared Marty (Jason Bateman) and his wife Wendy (Laura Linney) are for survival, as they attempt to navigate land mines involving drug dealers and feds in order to undo their dirty money laundering business and buy their way back to Chicago. .
Over the years, Marty has defined himself as the man who can talk his way out of any situation, or at least try, while Wendy has become increasingly tough, in a way that eventually turns their immature person off. Children (Sofia Hoblitz, Skylar Gartner). In “Who can you trust?” Byrds section from the start added each other to the calculus, but the question of whether they work together out of love or necessity seems especially acute now.
The shows are, once again, exciting, with Garner featuring in an extension of the house showcasing how tough and determined Ruth can be. Richard Thomas also plays a more significant role as Wendy’s estranged father, who has come back into her life and, like just about everything else in “Ozark,” complicated her.
Four seasons later, viewers sure have their own thoughts on whether the Byrds can find a reasonable way out after slipping away down that rabbit hole, and if it really can be cleaned up again after all the damage done.
“Ozark” skillfully builds toward this answer, presenting it in a thought-provoking manner and establishing itself among the best dramas on Netflix. Having already shown itself to be one of those addictive series that pushed the boundaries of serial thrillers, its entire race to settle scores in this latest wave of episodes officially seals the deal.
“Ozark” begins its final episode on Netflix on April 29th.