Netflix’s Ozark is one of the much-loved crime-thriller series. The main theme of the show is illegal business, especially money laundering. It follows the lives of the Byrde family and their encounters in the underworld. Ozark season 4 is the last one for the series and it’s bigger than ever. The Ozark Season 4 Part 2 ending is bittersweet. Some of the fan favorites survive while some die. But what happens to the Byrde family?
Marty Byrde, a financial advisor turned money launderer, faces a huge crisis in the very beginning. He and his partner Bruce were laundering money for a drug lord, Dell. But things go south when Bruce reveals he has been crossing Dell with another company. Ozark on the show is a town famous for money laundering. So, when Dell kills everyone including Bruce, Marty uses the Ozark flyer to save himself and strikes a deal. Thus begin Marty’s journey into that dark world.
What Happens in the Series ‘Ozark’?
The series begins with the whole mishap with Dell. This is followed by the Byrde family moving to Ozark, Missouri. And all this happens while Marty and Wendy are having trouble in their marriage after the latter’s secret affair becomes known. She even tries to elope with her lover but Dell kills the guy. Later, orders Wendy to stay with Marty Their children Jonah and Charlotte are not on board with this move. Although they don’t know the actual reason for the shift, they know something is wrong.
In Ozark, Marty begins his quest of returning Dell’s $8 million in white. But it is not smooth sailing. The Byrde family meets the Langmore family, who are thugs. Although Ruth Langmore steals from the Byrde family, she later becomes Marty’s associate. In the first season, a mafia family – Snells is introduced. The Snells also practice money laundering and pose a threat to the Byrdes. Season 1 ends with the Byrde family together, Dell dead, and the Snells and Byrde family joining hands.
In season 2 Marty opens his Casino that supports his laundering business. It captures a lot of dysfunction, whether in relationships, personal struggles, or business. The involvement of the Navarro Cartel begins this season. The same continues in season 3 and towards the end, the Bryde become close associates of Navarro.
What Happens in Ozark Season 4 Part 2?
So a lot goes down in the last season of Ozark. It starts with Ruth killing Javi or Javier Navarro to take revenge on her cousin Wyatt’s death. With Javi dead, the Byrdes only have Omar Navarro to fall back into, who is in prison. So, the Byrdes plan to free Omar from prison when his sister and Javi’s mother, Camila stop it. Camila is bent on avenging her son’s death now. Moreover, with Javi’s death, the FBI deal between him and the Byrdes is also gone.
On the other hand, Wendy’s father wants to take Charlotte and Jonah away from her. But Wendy couldn’t bear the separation and checked into a mental health institute, the where her brother Ben went to. Now Marty blackmails Ruth to free his children from Nathan and it is successful. The Byrde family reunites again but their car meets with an accident. The same scene that played at the beginning of part 1, only now we know the context.
In The end, Camila learns the truth that it Ruth is the one who kills Javi. So, she finds her and kills her. As for the Byrdes, they return home from the Bryde foundation’s fundraising event. But they find their window glass broken, meaning some intruder in the house. It is Private investigator Mel Sattem, trying to learn the truth about Ben’s death. But Jonah points a gun at Mel and the series ends with a blank screen and the sound of a gunshot.
Ozark, Season 4 Part 2 Ending Explained
The ending of the series is pretty savage. Since the finale ends with a gunshot, its interpretation could go anywhere. Fans of the show are definitely cooking fans’ theories. Does Mel really Die? no one knows! Someone is shot and it seemed like it would be Ben but this is Ozark. So the least expected is most likely to happen.
The fan-favorite Ruth Langmore dies in the end. But ironically she dies after reaching a successful place by herself. As for the Byrdes, despite going through so much they manage to survive and be together. No matter the ups and downs, they always stick together. Another loose end is the story of Ben, no one knows what happened to him. Is he alive or dead? Quite an anonymous and bittersweet ending!