History NightmareFuel / Oz

17th Nov '15 3:51:10 PM nachturne
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* Mondo Brown's flashback, which shows him with a fully skinned human torso.
31st Oct '15 3:34:51 PM Aethersniper
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* Tobias Beecher's '''entire''' stroryline. Sure, all the inmates suffer, but he is [[TheWoobie the character people would sympathize with most]], because he is vulnerable, tries his best to stay sane, and [[ButtMonkey goes through so much]]. All through season 1, you watch a respectable man (a lawyer, how ironic is that) being sent to jail, getting raped and humiliated in many ways by a nazi who threatens his family, and who wants then to have him dead. Beecher's breakdown is both awesome and terryfying, because of what the jail turned him into. And it worsens in later seasons: his wife kills herself, his children are kidnapped, one of them and his father are killed, [[HopeSpot he loses his chance to leave Oz]], and falls in love with a manipulative serial killer, who commits suicide to get him charged with murder and possibly put on death row. You'll see few to no episode where Beecher doesn't suffer in some way.

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* Tobias Beecher's '''entire''' stroryline. Sure, all the inmates suffer, but he is [[TheWoobie the character people would sympathize with most]], because he is vulnerable, tries his best to stay sane, and [[ButtMonkey goes through so much]]. All through season 1, you watch a respectable man (a lawyer, how ironic is that) being sent to jail, getting raped and humiliated in many ways by a nazi who threatens his family, and who wants then to have him dead. Beecher's breakdown is both awesome and terryfying, because of what the jail turned him into. And it worsens in later seasons: his [[spoiler:his wife kills herself, his children are kidnapped, one of them and his father are killed, [[HopeSpot he loses his chance to leave Oz]], and falls in love with a manipulative serial killer, who commits suicide to get him charged with murder and possibly put on death row.row]]. You'll see few to no episode where Beecher doesn't suffer in some way.



* Robson and another Aryan killing Ahmad Lalar, the youngest and weakest of the Muslim 'herd' just to prove a point to Said. They slice him to death by repeatedly making shallow cuts with a knife, while Ahmad's screams are muffled by his gag and he (as well as we, the audience) can only watch this horrifying scene.
* Beecher's long nails that he deliberately does not cut while in the hospital and files to razor sharp points. Which he then uses to kill Metzger by slicing into his body, making huge gashes and leaving the unsavory guard to slide down the wall while he ''claws at his mutilated throat, trying desperately to stop the blood from spurting out and failing miserably before dying in a pool of his own blood''. Horrifying doesn't even begin to describe it. Granted, Metzger had it coming.
* After having arranged the death of Vern Schillinger, the leader of the Aryan Brotherhood, as a twisted display of his love for Beecher, Keller still was rejected, so he [[ThanatosGambit kills himself via purposely falling to his death while screaming Beecher's name in order to make it look like Beecher murdered him]]. Then, as Beecher waits to find out if he'll be charged with Keller's death (with the implication that he might face the death penalty), the second part of Keller's gift arrives, in the form of mailed packages of anthrax, which would kill all the mailroom staff -- all of whom were also members of the Brotherhood.

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* Robson and another Aryan killing Ahmad Lalar, [[spoiler:Ahmad Lalar]], the youngest and weakest of the Muslim 'herd' just to prove a point to Said. They slice him to death by repeatedly making shallow cuts with a knife, while Ahmad's his screams are muffled by his gag and he (as well as we, the audience) can only watch this horrifying scene.
* Beecher's long nails that he deliberately does not cut while in the hospital and files to razor sharp points. Which he then uses to kill Metzger [[spoiler:Metzger]] by slicing into his body, making huge gashes and leaving the unsavory guard him to slide down the wall while he ''claws at his mutilated throat, trying desperately to stop the blood from spurting out and failing miserably before dying in a pool of his own blood''. Horrifying doesn't even begin to describe it. Granted, Metzger had it coming.
* After having arranged the death of Vern [[spoiler:Vern Schillinger, the leader of the Aryan Brotherhood, Brotherhood]], as a twisted display of his love for Beecher, Keller still was rejected, so he [[ThanatosGambit [[spoiler:[[ThanatosGambit kills himself via purposely falling to his death while screaming Beecher's name in order to make it look like Beecher murdered him]]. Then, as Beecher waits to find out if he'll be charged with Keller's death (with the implication that he might face the death penalty), the second part of Keller's gift arrives, in the form of mailed packages of anthrax, which would kill all the mailroom staff -- all of whom were also members of the Brotherhood.Brotherhood]].



* Beecher's little son being killed and his cut off hand sent to him into the prison...
* When Schillinger's loyal right hand man, Robson, is found that his gum implants came from the mouth of an African American, he is immediately cast out from the group. Desperate to return, he uses a shiv to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ti5fTPsdIOA PEEL OUT HIS OWN GUMS.]]

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* Beecher's [[spoiler:Beecher]]'s little son being killed and his cut off hand sent to him into the prison...
* When Schillinger's loyal right hand man, Robson, is found finds out that his gum implants came from the mouth of an African American, he is immediately cast out from the group. Desperate to return, he uses a shiv to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ti5fTPsdIOA PEEL OUT HIS OWN GUMS.]]



* In the sixth season a production of ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'' is being put on by a number of prisoners with Schillinger in the lead role and Beecher as Macduff. Keller takes a job backstage managing the props. He tells Schillinger that they will kill Beecher then later tells Beecher that he is being friends with Schillinger to keep Beecher alive. He then kisses Schillinger and tells him that he will switch Schillinger's prop knife with a real one so he can kill Beecher onstage. However, during the final fight scene, Keller switches Beecher's knife with a real one. Beecher stabs Schillinger unintentionally during a fight scene, thinking the knife in his hand is a prop. Keller claims to have no idea how a real knife got onto the set. Schillinger's death is considered an accident.
** Really the entirety of the Macbeth play storyline. Keeping in tradition of Macbeth being a cursed play, all the inmates who take on the title role die.

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* In the sixth season a production of ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'' is being put on by a number of prisoners with Schillinger in the lead role and Beecher as Macduff. Keller takes a job backstage managing the props. He tells Schillinger that they will kill Beecher then later tells Beecher that he is being friends with Schillinger to keep Beecher alive. He then kisses Schillinger and tells him that he will switch Schillinger's prop knife with a real one so he can kill Beecher onstage. However, [[spoiler:However, during the final fight scene, Keller switches Beecher's knife with a real one. Beecher stabs Schillinger unintentionally during a fight scene, thinking the knife in his hand is a prop. Keller claims to have no idea how a real knife got onto the set. Schillinger's death is considered an accident.
accident]].
** Really the entirety of the Macbeth play storyline. Keeping [[spoiler:Keeping in tradition of Macbeth being a cursed play, all the inmates who take on the title role die.die]].



*** And then Schillinger.
*** You might also consider all the deaths in the final season a part of this. Said, Glynn, Morales, White, Hoyt, Cyril, Schillinger, and Keller were all main characters who were died. Did the Scottish play bring death to all those we loved and hated?

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*** And [[spoiler:And then Schillinger.
Schillinger]].
*** You might also consider all the deaths in the final season a part of this. Said, [[spoiler:Said, Glynn, Morales, White, Hoyt, Cyril, Schillinger, and Keller Keller]] were all main characters who were died. Did the Scottish play bring death to all those we loved and hated?



* One inmate kills himself by eating pieces of himself.

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* One inmate in solitary confinement kills himself by eating pieces of himself.
2nd Oct '15 4:08:37 PM nombretomado
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[[quoteright:300:[[{{Oz}} http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/jk-simmons.jpg]]]]

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Here be the NightmareFuel page for ''{{Oz}}''. With examples like the following, it is not at all hard to see why this show was one of the most disturbing of its time.

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Here be the NightmareFuel page for ''{{Oz}}''.''Series/{{Oz}}''. With examples like the following, it is not at all hard to see why this show was one of the most disturbing of its time.
28th Jan '15 1:07:53 AM shamblingdead2
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** Add the weird {{Sexophone}} playing on the soundtrack after Cloutier rejects Kirk and reveals this little tidbit, and you'll be afraid to sleep for a while.
18th Jan '15 2:35:21 PM KentuckyTroper1990
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* What happens to poor Luke Perry (being bricked up behind a wall and then burnt beyond all recognition afterwords when a gas leak explosion ends up freeing him) in particular was very nightmarish.
** Reverend Cloutier, who is sealed inside the cafeteria wall by Timmy Kirk and the bikers, remains there forgotten for what must be at least several days, is caught in an enormous gas explosion, survives, sustaining horrifying burns, then as his throat begins to recover so that he can almost produce more than a raspy gurgle, the bikers pick up his charred body and brick him behind another wall to keep him from naming names. As if detaching him from life support wouldn't have been enough. Father Mukada finds his decaying corpse in the final episode, only to seal it back up, figuring he's better off left where he is.

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* What happens to poor Luke Perry (being bricked up behind a wall and then burnt beyond all recognition afterwords when a gas leak explosion ends up freeing him) in particular was very nightmarish.
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Reverend Cloutier, who is sealed inside the cafeteria wall by Timmy Kirk and the bikers, remains there forgotten for what must be at least several days, is caught in an enormous gas explosion, survives, sustaining horrifying burns, then as his throat begins to recover so that he can almost produce more than a raspy gurgle, the bikers pick up his charred body and brick him behind another wall to keep him from naming names. As if detaching him from life support wouldn't have been enough. Father Mukada finds his decaying corpse in the final episode, only to seal it back up, figuring he's better off left where he is.



* Timmy Kirk takes a woman's baby from her, and proceeds to place the crying infant in a ''nearby dumpster filled with rats'' while the mother is forced to watch, horrified beyond belief.
** Reverend Cloutier confirmed it was Kirk's own baby he was dumping. I ''think'' the child survived the experience, but Timmy just got scarier as the series wore on.
*** It was his, as confirmed by Reverend Cloutier. We're never told for sure whether the child survived, but we do know that he was originally sent to prison on charges of manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child, with a sentence of 12 years. Given how intentional his act was, I find it hard to believe it wouldn't be considered at least second degree murder. So it's possible that the manslaughter charge referred to him doing in someone else, but if so, we never found out who.

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* Timmy Kirk takes a woman's baby from her, and proceeds to place the crying infant in a ''nearby dumpster filled with rats'' while the mother is forced to watch, horrified beyond belief.
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belief. Reverend Cloutier confirmed it was Kirk's own baby he was dumping. I ''think'' the child survived the experience, but Timmy just got scarier as the series wore on.
*** It was his, as confirmed by Reverend Cloutier. We're never told for sure whether the child survived, but we do know that he was originally sent to prison on charges of manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child, with a sentence of 12 years. Given how intentional his act was, I find it hard to believe it wouldn't be considered at least second degree murder. So it's possible that the manslaughter charge referred to him doing in someone else, but if so, we never found out who.
''own baby''.



* Of all the gangs, the Christians are arguably the most psycho and nightmarish of the gangs. Despite their seemingly saintly and non-violent nature, they are the epitome of LightIsNotGood and CorruptChurch. Their members are usually guilty of the worst crimes, mainly sex crimes or crimes against children. Only two Christian imnates don't fall into this category and one of them is an Anti-Villain who dies a horrific death. Arguably the most creepy thing about them is that they have an utter lack of self-preservation, to the point of becoming [[DeathSeeker death-seekers.]]

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* Of all the gangs, the Christians are arguably the most psycho and nightmarish of the gangs. Despite their seemingly saintly and non-violent nature, they are the epitome of LightIsNotGood and CorruptChurch. Their members are usually guilty of the worst crimes, mainly sex crimes or crimes against children. Only two Christian imnates inmates don't fall into this category and one of them is an Anti-Villain who dies a horrific death. Arguably the most creepy thing about them is that they have an utter lack of self-preservation, to the point of becoming [[DeathSeeker death-seekers.]]



*** How the hell could it be WORSE? Dear God.



** While Adam Guenzel was a piece of shit rapist, it doesn't make the rapes he endures at the hands of the Aryans any less disturbing. His anguished protests for them to let him go are what got me shivering.
--> '''Winthrop''': "Sir? May I watch?"
--> '''Schillinger''': "Well if you don't, how are you ever gonna learn?"
* One word: '''Robspoon'''.



* One of the prisoners throwing a "blood-piss-puke-shit-cocktail" at a CO and another one smearing something similar on Peter Schibetta's face when he was in psyche ward.
** looks more like finger-paint to me in Schibetta's case, as I haven't yet seen a bodily fluid that yellow (at least not one that can be produced in those quantities by a healthy human)

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* One of the prisoners throwing a "blood-piss-puke-shit-cocktail" at a CO and another one smearing something similar on Peter Schibetta's face when he was in psyche ward.
** looks more like finger-paint to me in Schibetta's case, as I haven't yet seen a bodily fluid that yellow (at least not one that can be produced in those quantities by a healthy human)
CO.



* When Schillinger's loyal right hand man, Robson, is found that his gum implants came from the mouth of an African American, he is immedietely cast out from the group. Desperate to return, he uses a shiv to PEEL OUT HIS OWN GUMS. Unbearable -- here, have some SchmuckBait. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ti5fTPsdIOA

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* When Schillinger's loyal right hand man, Robson, is found that his gum implants came from the mouth of an African American, he is immedietely immediately cast out from the group. Desperate to return, he uses a shiv to PEEL OUT HIS OWN GUMS. Unbearable -- here, have some SchmuckBait. http://www.[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ti5fTPsdIOAcom/watch?v=Ti5fTPsdIOA PEEL OUT HIS OWN GUMS.]]
30th Dec '14 8:58:37 PM lorgskyegon
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** And don't forget the split personality brought about by the sock puppet Jericho. While speaking as Jericho, he uses his pre-brain damaged voice and the personality difference is enough to disturb ''[[DepravedBisexual Keller]]''.
29th Sep '14 2:49:01 PM jmparker78
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* Was Timmy possessed or just crazy? And if it was just insanity, where did that demonic voice come from?
15th Sep '14 11:08:49 PM DangerArtistNexus60
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* The season two finale, which is jam packed with High Octane Nightmare Fuel: Alvarez [[EyeScream gouges out a prison guards eyes]], complete with gratuitous shots of his bleeding, empty eye sockets; a pedophile priest is [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic nailed to the floor in a crucifix position]]; Beecher gets his legs AND arms broken after finding out that the man he fell in love with was working with his arch enemy all along (and never loved him); Said loses all of his faith towards making a difference behind bars; Adebisi's guru, who is trying to redeem him, is murdered and Adebisi goes batshit crazy as a result; two skinheads are buried alive in an escape attempt; and a guy is unknowingly injected with a needleful of AIDS-infected blood.

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* The season two finale, which is jam packed with High Octane Nightmare Fuel: Fuel:
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Alvarez [[EyeScream gouges out a prison guards eyes]], complete with gratuitous shots of his bleeding, empty eye sockets; a sockets.
** A
pedophile priest is [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic nailed to the floor in a crucifix position]]; position]].
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Beecher gets his legs AND arms broken after finding out that the man he fell in love with was working with his arch enemy all along (and never loved him); him).
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Said loses all of his faith towards making a difference behind bars; bars.
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Adebisi's guru, who is trying to redeem him, is murdered and Adebisi goes batshit crazy as a result; two result.
** Two
skinheads are buried alive BuriedAlive in an escape attempt; and a attempt when the tunnel collapses on them.
** A
guy is unknowingly injected with a needleful needle full of AIDS-infected blood.



* Of all the gangs, the Christians are arguably the most psycho and nightmarish of the gangs. Despite their seemingly saintly and non-violent nature, are the epitome of LightIsNotGood and CorruptChurch. Their members are usually guilty of the worst crimes, mainly sex crimes or crimes against children. Only two Christian imnates don't fall into this category and one of them is an Anti-Villain who dies a horrific death. Arguably the most creepy thing about them is that they have an utter lack of self-preservation, to the point of becoming death-seekers.

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* Of all the gangs, the Christians are arguably the most psycho and nightmarish of the gangs. Despite their seemingly saintly and non-violent nature, they are the epitome of LightIsNotGood and CorruptChurch. Their members are usually guilty of the worst crimes, mainly sex crimes or crimes against children. Only two Christian imnates don't fall into this category and one of them is an Anti-Villain who dies a horrific death. Arguably the most creepy thing about them is that they have an utter lack of self-preservation, to the point of becoming [[DeathSeeker death-seekers.]]



* The two Nazis who are buried alive when the tunnel collapses on them.



* The fact that the entire staff that runs the Oswald Penitentiary's "Emerald City" cell block are filled with jerkasses left and right that it's enough to make one heads spin. The Nightmare Fueled part? [[HumansAreBastards Non of them care for the health or sanctity of the inmates well beings from Season one and onward. Hell, they don't barely care for themselves unless if it conflicts and effects their positions.]] The fact that this series has no heroes or any decency (logic is nearly and completely thrown out the window along with the inmates and the viewers given state of sanity)and with only one character depicted to being as close to TheWoobie (Tobias Beecher)as possible is even hard to sympathize with him. In fact, he is just as worst if not the worst of the rest of the prison population. The whole time one watches this series is good enough to cause some well deserved [[ParanoiaFuel Paranoia]] after every viewing. Sweet Dreams!

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* The fact that the entire staff that runs the Oswald Penitentiary's "Emerald City" cell block are filled with jerkasses left and right that it's enough to make one heads spin. The Nightmare Fueled part? [[HumansAreBastards Non None of them care for the health or sanctity of the inmates well beings inmates' well-beings from Season season one and onward. Hell, onward; hell, they don't barely care for themselves unless if it conflicts and effects their positions.]] The fact that this series has no heroes or any decency (logic is nearly and completely thrown out the window along with the inmates and the viewers given state of sanity)and with only one character depicted to being as close to TheWoobie (Tobias Beecher)as Beecher) as possible is even hard to sympathize with him. In him; in fact, he is just as worst if not the worst of the rest of the prison population. The whole time one watches this series is good enough to cause some well deserved [[ParanoiaFuel Paranoia]] paranoia]] after every viewing. [[SarcasmMode Sweet Dreams!Dreams!]]
5th Sep '14 6:50:07 PM lorgskyegon
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** Really the entirety of the Macbeth play storyline. Keeping in tradition of Macbeth being a cursed play, all the inmates who take on the title role die.
*** Initial Macbeth Father Daniel Meehan is cursed by Peter Schibetta and dies of an aneurysm in his sleep.
*** Schibetta is killed by Chucky Pancamo after O'Reily tricks him into thinking he will be the next cursed.
*** Wolfgang Cutler accidentally strangles himself attempting autoerotic asphyxiation.
*** And then Schillinger.
*** You might also consider all the deaths in the final season a part of this. Said, Glynn, Morales, White, Hoyt, Cyril, Schillinger, and Keller were all main characters who were died. Did the Scottish play bring death to all those we loved and hated?
23rd Jul '14 3:45:13 PM Hourman
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*The fact that the entire staff that runs the Oswald Penitentiary's "Emerald City" cell block are filled with jerkasses left and right that it's enough to make one heads spin. The Nightmare Fueled part? [[HumansAreBastards Non of them care for the health or sanctity of the inmates well beings from Season one and onward. Hell, they don't barely care for themselves unless if it conflicts and effects their positions.]] The fact that this series has no heroes or any decency (logic is nearly and completely thrown out the window along with the inmates and the viewers given state of sanity)and with only one character depicted to being as close to TheWoobie (Tobias Beecher)as possible is even hard to sympathize with him. In fact, he is just as worst if not the worst of the rest of the prison population. The whole time one watches this series is good enough to cause some well deserved [[ParanoiaFuel Paranoia]] after every viewing. Sweet Dreams!
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