After months of tension, a riot breaks loose in Em City, started by two inmates playing a game of checkers. McManus goes in to trade himself for a couple of wounded hostages and the Governor decides to take back Em City by force.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

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The Wizard of Oz

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This Movie is referred to by A Game Of Checkers part of Oz Season 1
Augustus makes references to The Wizard of Oz, and the line, "There's no place like home".
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Seinfeld

This Television Series is referred to by A Game Of Checkers part of Oz Season 1
"Sure, we'll put them on right after Seinfeld."
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Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Oz Season 1

# Title Air Date
Oz
1:1 The Routine Jul 12, 1997
1:2 Visits, Conjugal and Otherwise Jul 14, 1997
1:3 God's Chillin' Jul 21, 1997
1:4 Capital P Jul 28, 1997
1:5 Straight Life Aug 4, 1997
1:6 To Your Health Aug 11, 1997
1:7 Plan B Aug 18, 1997
1:8 A Game Of Checkers Aug 25, 1997