Summary of Season 1 (1997) - 3 discs
In the first season of HBO's edgy series, life at Oswald State Correctional Facility is examined as a whole new crop of prisoners pile in. The governor has reinstated capital punishment in the state, and the first Oz prisoner is scheduled to die. Also, family and friends visit, Ortoloni faces a certain fate, a cannibal enters the scene and all the while, Warden Glynn (Ernie Hudson) tries to control the land.
- Ernie Hudson, Harold Perrineau, Lee Tergesen, J.K. Simmons, Dean Winters, Terry Kinney, Rita Moreno, George Morfogen, Eamonn Walker, B.D. Wong, Kirk Acevedo, Tom Mardirosian, Philip Scozzarella, Scott William Winters, Lauren Vélez, Chuck Zito, Otto Sanchez, Christopher Meloni, Granville Adams, Craig muMs Grant, Carl DiMaggio, Robert Clohessy, Evan Seinfeld, Edie Falco