Ozark has long been seen as the show’s equal to Breaking Bad, for its somber examination of the boundaries of what an average human being can contribute to the world.

The careful and well-crafted writing has elevated Netflix’s core series, offering plenty of hard-hitting language and scene-setting monologues. “Why are you calling it quits now?” fans will enquire. The most straightforward solution is to put an end to it while you still can. Too many programs write themselves into a corner, irritating viewers with unsatisfying storylines that squander character development.

At times, Ozark might be criticized for not expanding the character development sufficiently. However, Wendy’s hideous transformation is a frightening case study of how to mold a character into a world that is not suited to her.

On the other hand, Marty’s behavior is consistent, which is equally frightening because it’s difficult to discern his true capabilities. Season 4, part 2 provides the enticing prospect that the Byrde family can soar to great heights or languish in the depths of Hell.

Ozark’s fourth season had fourteen episodes that detailed the Byrde family’s final effort to escape. Netflix deviated from the standard six to ten-episode format to provide the series’ creators time to make their case.

To give the characters breathing room during their conclusion. Part 2 of season 4 is not a triumphant farewell or a procession honoring these characters. Audiences will be on the edge of their seats until the final second. I have an excess of thanks to express here; I’m glad that the series did not embark on a farewell tour, as many series do, rather than delivering the story’s grim facts.

And I think that is what Ozark season 4, part 2, the grim truths, brings to mind. The last quest for liberty raises numerous issues about how our reality is constructed.

For instance, is existence just? Are evil people capable of victory? Do those who have been wronged receive retribution? The truth about Wendy’s and Marty’s final quest for freedom is that it carries a weight of darkness regardless of whether they succeed. Their presence alone in the Ozarks has resulted in anguish and misery.

The last trip to Ozark is not so much about the family’s accomplishments as it is about the unpleasant truth of existence. It focuses in the most damaging way possible on the vastness of human capability, tearing away at the vision of a balanced universe.

Perhaps no laws exist. Perhaps the world is a playground just waiting to be explored. Ozark wrestles with the moral dilemma but acknowledges that there is no such thing as “good against evil.” That is an idea. It is an ideology that has been developed over time to deflect our attention away from our animalistic tendencies.

Season 4’s second-half throws a few curveballs, but its character-driven focus is the game-changer. It is not about bizarre plot twists or the decisive moment. Rather than that, the final seven episodes establish the characters’ locations and relationships with one another. That is the primary reason for part 2’s success.

Thus, Ozark concludes, and while fans will debate the pivotal events and whether or not they benefited the story, there is a compelling argument to be made that the ending is irrelevant.

You can watch this series on Netflix if you have a subscription.

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Who Dies At The End Of Ozark Season 4?

There are various possibilities for who might have died as a result of a bullet fired by Jonan after the story ended. It can be viewed from a number of various angles.

Jonah may have shot Mel fast to provide for his family before returning in his father’s footsteps. This answer looked plausible during Ruth’s previous conversation with Jonah’s grandparents. She advised that he grow up to be a “little Marty” during the conversation.

In a similar vein, he may have attempted to murder his mother in retribution for his cherished uncle’s murder. It’s fine, but we’re unlikely to have learned anything from it other than the fact that Wendy and Marty can handle almost anything. Wendy may have been correct: her actual unstoppability was revealed in the car collision.

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Maria Gasper is a 'The Current' intern. She is a Journalism student at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. In June of last year, she was a reporting intern at Financial Planning magazine. She enjoys eating pasta, reading books by her favourite journalists, and playing with her three dogs when she is not writing finance articles. Words from Maria: “Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.”