A Word to the Wise
Oz Season 4

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Querns (Reg E. Cathey) transfers more white prisoners out of Em City, and black prisoners take their place. Said (Eamonn Walker) sees Adebisi (Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje) in his cell, having sex with another prisoner, and complains to Querns about the rampant sex and drug use he's allowing. When Querns is unmoved, Said confronts Arif (Granville Adams) and pushes him to demonstrate his leadership. But Arif doesn't get anywhere with Querns either. Arif is also worried about the influence of Supreme Allah (Lord Jamar) and unsuccessfully tries to convince Adebisi that he's a threat. McManus (Terry Kinney) reconciles with Murphy (Robert Clohessy), who leaves Em City to work with him in Unit B. When Querns responds by replacing all the white guards in Em City with black guards, McManus complains to Glynn (Ernie Hudson), who forces Querns to take on Claire Howell (Kristin Rohde). Ginzburg (Charles Busch) is dying of AIDS, and asks Sister Pete (Rita Moreno) to get his execution date moved up. Mobay (Lance Reddick) can't find out who's supplying drugs to Em City, and, in the throes of his own heroin problem, he almost blows his cover to Hill(Harold Perrineau Jr.). Beecher (Lee Tergesen) finds out that his daughter was returned unharmed, and that Hank was arrested for the kidnapping. He tries to apologize to Keller (Christopher Meloni), who rebuffs him. He gives Beecher's new roommate, Browne (Gano Grills), permission to rape him. Rebadow (George Morfogen), eager to kill again, makes his move on Busmalis (Tom Mardirosian). Stanislofsky (Philip Casnoff), in fear for his life, tells Querns everything about the cell phone. Cyril (Scott William Winters) overdoses on sleeping pills, and O'Reily (Dean Winters) suspects that Dr. Nathan (Lauren Velez) was responsible. When Nathan learns that her rapist has been brutally murdered, she decides to leave Oz.


Ernie Hudson
as Leo Glynn
Terry Kinney
as Tim McManus
Rita Moreno
as Sister Peter Marie Reimondo
B.D. Wong
as Father Ray Mukada
Harold Perrineau
as Augustus Hill
Eamonn Walker
as Kareem Said
Lee Tergesen
as Tobias Beecher
J.K. Simmons
as Vern Schillinger
Dean Winters
as Ryan O'Reily
Luna Lauren Vélez
as Dr. Gloria Nathan
George Morfogen
as Bob Rebadow
Betty Buckley
as Suzanne Fitzgerald
Reg E. Cathey
as Martin Querns
Anthony Chisholm
as Burr Reading
Robert Clohessy
as Off. Sean Murphy
Carl DiMaggio
as Off. Len Lopresti
John Doman
as Col. Edward Galson
Sean Dugan
as Timmy Kirk
Christopher Meloni
as Christopher Keller
Rick Fox
as Jackson Vayhue
Joel Grey
as Lemuel Idzick
Ray Iannicelli
as Off. Roger Breese
Zeljko Ivanek
as Gov. James Devlin
Brendan Kelly
as Wolfgang Cutler
Tom Ligon
as Alvin Yood
Patti LuPone
as Stella Coffa
John Lurie
as Greg Pender
Tom Mardirosian
as Agamemnon Busmalis
Ellen McElduff
as Elenor O'Connor
Milo O'Shea
as Dr. Frederick Garvey
Blayne Perry
as Samuel Gougeon
Larry Pine
as Arnold Zelman
Sandra Purpuro
as Catherine McClain
Blake Robbins
as Off. David Brass
R.E. Rodgers
as James Robson
Kristin Rohde
as Off. Claire Howell
Otto Sanchez
as Carmen `Chico' Guerra
Paul Schulze
as Off. Rick Heim
Philip Scozzarella
as Off. Joseph Mineo
Jon Seda
as Dino Ortolani
Lou Sones
as Steve Dawkins
Thomas G. Waites
as Henry Stanton
Joel West
as Glen Shupe
Steven Wishnoff
as Tony Masters
Michael Wright
as Omar White
Emanuel Yarbrough
as Clarence Seroy
David Zayas
as Enrique Morales
Chuck Zito
as Charles Pancamo
Granville Adams
as Zahir Arif
Dena Atlantic
as Floria Mills
Tim Brown
as Off. Jason Armstrong
Bobby Cannavale
as Alonzo Torquemada
Antoni Corone
as Frances Urbano
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