The Byrdes and their teenage kids, Charlotte and Jonah, are, for all intents and purposes, an ordinary family with ordinary lives. Except for the job of Marty, a Chicago financial advisor who also serves as the top money launderer for the second largest drug cartel in Mexico. When things go awry, Marty must uproot his family from the skyscrapers of Chicago and relocate to the lazy lake region of the Missouri Ozarks.
Did You Know?
Ozark is based around central Missouri at Lake of the Ozarks, but filming was completed in multiple locations such as Lake of the Ozarks Missouri and Lake Allatoona in Georgia. See more
In several episodes, license plates on the Missouri cars start with a number instead of a letter. In Missouri, license plates can only start with numbers on trucks instead of cars. (They can even be transferred to an SUV from a truck from the original owner in case of an automobile purchase, but never to a car). See more