Ozark is based on a crime-based series. Where Marty Byrde is the father of two children, Jonah and Charlotte with his unfaithful wife Wendy Byrde. Marty and his business partner, Bruce start a business wherein, Bruce starts to launder money to the Mexican Drug cartel. Unfortunately, Bruce pays the price and Marty was next to go so, he deals to pay off the Mexican Drug Cartel 5 million. Marty also deals with many local dealers in the series.
In the first season, Marty starts his business of casino and strip club by moving from Chicago to Ozark. Marty takes the responsibility if anything goes wrong, especially saving his family and Ruth in the series. He keeps watching porn and nobody understands at first, but in the middle of the series, we understand that it’s his own wife cheating on him, but he never shows Wendy that he knows about her cheating on him.
He starts his business in Ozark and the kids get to know about his business. As they never wanted to shift in Ozark. Wendy wanted to be a politician but doesn’t get a chance which makes her depressed. Marty also appoints Ruth to work with him. Ruth is a strong, smart character from the series. also, Marty’s kid, Jonah has a business of completing homework of students from his class and returns the favor by money which is transferred in his secret bank account.
In the second season, it’s about the women, Wendy works as a PR for Marty and Marty as the financial adviser. In the end, Wendy decides to continue the Casino to not get into any trouble in the future. she simply said, “becoming the one holding the gun is better than running from gunshots”. She accomplishes her political desires in the second season as it was more about her character as the first season, she doesn’t know herself, but at the end of the second season, she knows and can control herself. It ends with a family picture where it looks like the kids have accepted their parents were criminals.
The season three was confirmed by Jason Bateman by tweeting, “I am happy for me, but concerned for Marty- It’s official Ozark 3 on its way”. many questions arose with the tweet like being Marty’s life in danger? will Wendy takeover the power as she is unfaithful from the start? Bryde’s Vs the drug dealers? etc. Keep reading to know more.