Oz (TV Series 1997–2003) Poster



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Referenced in 

Anatomy of a 'Homicide: Life on the Street' (1998) (TV Movie)
Mentioned as another of Fontana's credits.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Girl in Gold Boots (1999) (TV Episode)
Mike: Tonight on Oz.
Homicide: The Movie (2000) (TV Movie)
On a brief shot of a TV screen, we see the character of Miss Sally from "Oz"
Will & Grace: New Will City (2000) (TV Episode)
Karen mentions the show by name.
Grounded for Life: Lily B. Goode (2001) (TV Episode)
Eddie asks Brad if he's ever seen Oz.
The Simpsons: Pokey Mom (2001) (TV Episode)
Chief Wiggum asks Jack if prison is like "Oz."
Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Macy Gray (2001) (TV Episode)
Characters featured and sound clips edited into Saturday TV Funhouse
The Ellen Show: The Move (2001) (TV Episode)
Ellen's mother watched it on TV and quotes some lines
Grand Theft Auto 3 (2001) (Video Game)
Six Feet Under: Someone Else's Eyes (2002) (TV Episode)
Keith says this show is on
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Villains (2002) (TV Episode)
Andrew: "This isn't Oz. ..."
Everwood: Friendly Fire (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Gilmore Girls: Eight O'Clock at the Oasis (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorelai mentions the show when comparing her neighbor's life to a prison.
Edgemont: Squaring the Circle (2002) (TV Episode)
Gil refers to the series.
Caffeine Headache (2003) (Short)
Feeding Boys, Ayaya (2003) (Video)
gay bar called Oz
SVU: The Beginning (2003) (Video)
Meloni discusses his role on "Oz"
Arrested Development: Visiting Ours (2003) (TV Episode)
Narrator refers to the show.
Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004)
Twana tells Michelle she doesn't need to look like someone from the series
Saturday Night Live: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen/J-Kwon (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Hardball
Rikers High (2005) (TV Movie)
Inmate compares Rikers to the TV show Oz.
The Simpsons: The Seven-Beer Snitch (2005) (TV Episode)
Homer wears the same "adorable little hat" in the same way as Adebisi
Countdown w/ Keith Olbermann: Episode dated 11 January 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
The "winner" of "Worst Person in the World" is Idaho State Senate President Robert Geddes, for his suggesting the possibility of having prisoners sleep in shifts and how this would mean doubling the prison population with two prisoners to a bed. Keith says, "Evidently Senator Geddes has never seen the HBO series Oz."
Comedy Central Presents: Finesse Mitchell (2007) (TV Episode)
When Finesse is talking about walking slow in NY he says "somebody from Brooklyn come along and shank you like you on Oz."
30 Rock: MILF Island (2008) (TV Episode)
Tracy mentions the show.
30 Rock: Goodbye, My Friend (2009) (TV Episode)
Ken says he saw a birthday party on Oz.
The Good Wife: Crash (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 4 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Christopher Meloni's introduction
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.140 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Good Bad Guys on TV"
Seinfeld: A XXX Parody 2 (2010) (Video)
Title mentioned by Gerry
Megamind (2010)
J.K. Simmons' role as the Prison Warden alludes to his role as a prisoner in Oz.
Gossip Girl: Panic Roommate (2011) (TV Episode)
Eric says he's seen every episode.
Breaking In: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
Cameron thinks how Oz got his name
Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #4.6 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Yossi Marshak
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Bum Reviews: Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) (TV Episode)
"I wonder who named him after a prison show."
Psych: No Trout About It (2013) (TV Episode)
Shawn says that prison is "just like" the TV show "Oz."
Showreel: We've Got Keanu Reeves (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Showreel News
Orange Is the New Black: I Wasn't Ready (2013) (TV Episode)
"This isn't Oz."
Drop Dead Diva: No Return (2014) (TV Episode)
After being arrested, Greg tells Kim (via the hand puppet) that the evidence room was like Oz.
The Night Shift: Grace Under Fire (2014) (TV Episode)
one of the reenactors says he has seen every episode of "Oz".
The Hotwives of Orlando: Vow Renewals (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the episode recap
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 24 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk in discussion of Whiplash
The Good Wife: Hail Mary (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Lauren Graham/Rainn Wilson/Brian Michael Bendis (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth in the Back in My Day segment
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 February 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 3 March 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Geeks Who Drink: Harold Perrineau vs. Zachary Knighton (2015) (TV Episode)
Harold Perrineau is introduced as being from the show
Geeks Who Drink: Retta vs. Robert Buckley (2015) (TV Episode)
Harold Perrineau asks a question about an actor he worked with on the show (J.K. Simmons)
Late Night with Seth Meyers: J.K. Simmons/Caitriona Balfe/The Wild Feathers/Will Calhoun (2016) (TV Episode)
J.K. Simmons comments on his earlier series
Supergirl: The Darkest Place (2016) (TV Episode)
Winn says, "I can't survive prison! I've seen every season of Oz (1997)!"

Featured in 

Six Feet Under: An Open Book (2001) (TV Episode)
David and Keith watch Oz on TV.
Anime Abandon: Spawn (2014) (TV Episode)
among other hit shows that revitalized HBO
TMZ on TV: Episode dated 4 October 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Brief clip shown with Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje.

Spoofed in 

The Breaks (1999)
Saturday Night Live: Jerry Seinfeld/David Bowie (1999) (TV Episode)
spoofed in Seinfeld in Oz
South Park: Cartman's Silly Hate Crime 2000 (2000) (TV Episode)
spoofs music, intro and characters of Oz
The Slim Shady Show (2001) (Video)
Directly spoofed in "The Slimshank Redemption".
Robot Chicken: Junk in the Trunk (2005) (TV Episode)
The Scarecrow, The Tin Man and The Cowardly Lion are prisoners on the show
Family Guy: Fast Times at Buddy Cianci Jr. High (2005) (TV Episode)
Lois mentions by name, followed by a prison shower scene.
The Venture Bros.: Powerless in the Face of Death (2006) (TV Episode)
The Monarch walks down a prison corridor with a version of the Oz theme playing.
Saturday Night Live: Just Shorts (2009) (TV Special)
Spoofed in Jerry Seinfeld in Oz
Robot Chicken: The Departy Monster (2011) (TV Episode)
cast of The Wizard of Oz go to the prison Oz
Robot Chicken: Sweet J Presents (TV Episode)
"Wizard of Oz" segment

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