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* AssholeVictim: The treatment he receives from Ryan. Later, absolutely no one cares when he is found in bed with his neck slashed.

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* AssholeVictim: The treatment he receives from Ryan. Later, absolutely Absolutely no one cares when he is found in bed with his neck slashed.


* AssholeVictim: Absolutely no one cares when he is found in bed with his neck slashed.

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* AssholeVictim: Absolutely The treatment he receives from Ryan. Later, absolutely no one cares when he is found in bed with his neck slashed.


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* {{Jerkass}}: Doesn't even begin to describe him. He is a repulsive HolierThanThou hypocrite who revels in the fact that he shot a child dead.


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* TheSociopath: Guns down a child without even blinking and gloats about it to O'Reily.


%%* BadassBeard

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%%* BadassBeard* BadassBeard: How do you make Luke Perry fit in with a bunch of prisoners in a maximum security facility? Given him a beard that covers his entire face, of course.


* ZeroPercentApprovalRating/AssholeVictim: Absolutely no one cares when he is found in bed with his neck slashed.

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* ZeroPercentApprovalRating/AssholeVictim: AssholeVictim: Absolutely no one cares when he is found in bed with his neck slashed.

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* ZeroPercentApprovalRating/AssholeVictim: Absolutely no one cares when he is found in bed with his neck slashed.


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* TruthInTelevision: Like [[spoiler:Malcolm Coyle]] he is proof that Child Killers do not last very long in maximum security prisons.


* {{Badass}}: He's got no qualms standing up to the Aryans, even surrounded and at their mercy.
** BadassBeard

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* {{Badass}}: He's got no qualms standing up to the Aryans, even surrounded and at their mercy.
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* FateWorseThanDeath: [[ExploitedTrope Exploited]]. When Luke Perry first joined the show, everyone was assuming that Luke Perry would be subjected to a prison rape storyline for maximum shock value. What his character got was so gruesome and grotesque, that being raped would have been a kinder fate for the character.

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* FateWorseThanDeath: [[ExploitedTrope Exploited]]. When Luke Perry first joined the show, everyone was assuming that Luke Perry he would be subjected to a prison rape storyline for maximum shock value. What his character got was so gruesome and grotesque, that being raped would have been a kinder fate for the character.


* CorruptChurch: Subverted; the vast majority have questionable morals, but are lead by Cloutier, who is unquestionably a good man underneath his sense of entitlement.

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* CorruptChurch: Subverted; the vast majority have questionable morals, but are lead led by Cloutier, who is unquestionably a good man underneath his sense of entitlement.



* DeathSeeker: Like ALL of them!

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* DeathSeeker: Like ALL of them!Probably not intentionally, but they tend to have a disregard for their own lives that can only be called suicidal.



* PedophilePriest: Robert Sippel, the gang as a whole could be considered the layman equivalent of this.
* TokenGoodTeammate: Jeremiah Cloutier and Samuel Gougeon are the only ones in the Christians who are not child murderers or rapists. Jonathan Coushaine has elements of this, seeing as he is a kindly and calm man with no violent tendencies whatsoever, but he is implied to be a rapist, althopugh it is never confirmed.

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* PedophilePriest: Robert Sippel, the Sippel. The gang as a whole could be considered the layman equivalent of this.
* TokenGoodTeammate: Jeremiah Cloutier and Samuel Gougeon are the only ones in the Christians who are not child murderers or rapists. Jonathan Coushaine has elements of this, seeing as he is a kindly and calm man with no violent tendencies whatsoever, but he is implied to be a rapist, althopugh it is never confirmed.sex offender of some kind.



* GoodShepherd: He's a much better minister in Oz than he ever was on the outside. He manages to get closer to reforming ''Vern Schillinger'' than anyone could ever dream of.

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* GoodShepherd: He's a much better minister in Oz than he ever was on the outside. He manages to get closer to reforming ''Vern Schillinger'' than anyone could His greatest achievement by far is getting Vern Schillinger the closest he ever dream of.gets to a HeelFaceTurn.



* HolierThanThou: Looks down on the inmates gambling or lusting after women despite being a child killer.

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* HolierThanThou: Looks down on Of all the inmates gambling or lusting after women despite being a child killer.Christians, he is by far the most obnoxiously self-righteous.



%%* KnightTemplar

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%%* KnightTemplar* KnightTemplar: He's a hero in his own mind for evening the score with his wife's doctor. No one else agrees.



* TooDumbToLive: He decides to brag about shooting a kid in a maximum security prison. Ironically, however, that's not what kills him. What kills him is betraying [[MagnificentBastard Ryan O'Reilly]] to his face, which was an even stupider decision to make.

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* TooDumbToLive: He decides to brag about shooting a kid in a maximum security prison. Ironically, however, that's not what kills him. What kills him is betraying [[MagnificentBastard Ryan O'Reilly]] O'Reily]] to his face, which was an even stupider decision to make.


* CovertPervert: Despite their saintly veneer, nearly all of the Christians are sex offenders and child murderers, save for Cloutier and Gougeon.

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* CovertPervert: Despite their saintly veneer, nearly all of the Christians are sex offenders and child murderers, offenders, save for Cloutier and Gougeon.



* FateWorseThanDeath: Deconstructed. When Luke Perry first joined the show, everyone was assuming that Luke Perry would be subjected to a prison rape storyline for maximum shock value. What his character got was so gruesome and grotesque, that being raped would have been a kinder fate for the character.

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* FateWorseThanDeath: Deconstructed.[[ExploitedTrope Exploited]]. When Luke Perry first joined the show, everyone was assuming that Luke Perry would be subjected to a prison rape storyline for maximum shock value. What his character got was so gruesome and grotesque, that being raped would have been a kinder fate for the character.



* MoralMyopia: He takes his holier-than-thou attitude much farther than the other Christian inmates, lecturing the O'Reilly brothers on the immorality of violence and theft with a straight face in spite of the fact that he's a murderer. Worse, he thinks his murder was justified and feels no remorse for his actions.

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* MoralMyopia: He takes his holier-than-thou attitude much farther than the other Christian inmates, lecturing the O'Reilly brothers on the immorality of violence and theft with a straight face in spite of the fact that he's a murderer. Worse, he thinks his murder was justified and feels no remorse for his actions.Not to mention he's outright proud of having shot a child in cold blood.



* NiceGuy

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* NiceGuyNiceGuy: You need to be to teach the bastards imprisoned in Oz.



* PutOnABus

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* PutOnABusPutOnABus: After the graduation of the GED class, he just sort of disappears.


* TooDumbToLive: He decides to brag about shooting a kid. Not surprisingly, his life in Oz is short lived.

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* TooDumbToLive: He decides to brag about shooting a kid. Not surprisingly, kid in a maximum security prison. Ironically, however, that's not what kills him. What kills him is betraying [[MagnificentBastard Ryan O'Reilly]] to his life in Oz is short lived.face, which was an even stupider decision to make.


* AndIMustScream: [spoiler: Is sealed behind a wall by Timmy Kirk. Twice.]]

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* AndIMustScream: [spoiler: [[spoiler: Is sealed behind a wall by Timmy Kirk. Twice.]]


* CorruptChurch
* CovertPervert: Despite their saintly veneer, nearly all of the Christians are sex offenders and child murderes, save for Cloutier and Gougeon.

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* CorruptChurch
CorruptChurch: Subverted; the vast majority have questionable morals, but are lead by Cloutier, who is unquestionably a good man underneath his sense of entitlement.
* CovertPervert: Despite their saintly veneer, nearly all of the Christians are sex offenders and child murderes, murderers, save for Cloutier and Gougeon.



* HolierThanThou
* {{Hypocrite}}

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* HolierThanThou
HolierThanThou: A largely unjustified attitude, given most of their crimes.
* {{Hypocrite}}{{Hypocrite}}: Most take a strong stance on sexual immorality and violence despite being populated mostly by sex offenders and murderers.



* AntiVillain: He's your standard sleazy televangelist. But he does good work with the other inmates.

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* AntiVillain: He's your standard sleazy televangelist.televangelist, at least at first. But he does good work with the other inmates.



* EgocentricallyReligious: Admits to Father Mukada that he's been like that most of his life, having performed his first miracle at a very young age. In fact, it's why he commits his crime: he thought he was entitled to the money. Fortunately, he seems to outgrow it during his time in Oz.



* MoralMyopia: His dislike of abortion is the beginning and end of his morality. Thus, he sees no problem with shooting the son of an abortion doctor even though, to his mind, he's essentially doing the same thing.

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* MoralMyopia: His dislike of abortion is He takes his holier-than-thou attitude much farther than the beginning other Christian inmates, lecturing the O'Reilly brothers on the immorality of violence and end of his morality. Thus, he sees no problem theft with shooting a straight face in spite of the son of an abortion doctor even though, to his mind, fact that he's essentially doing the same thing.a murderer. Worse, he thinks his murder was justified and feels no remorse for his actions.


* Hypocrite

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* Hypocrite{{Hypocrite}}



* AintTooProudToBeg
* AndIMustScream
* AntiVillain

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* AintTooProudToBeg
AndIMustScream: [spoiler: Is sealed behind a wall by Timmy Kirk. Twice.]]
* AndIMustScream
* AntiVillain
AntiVillain: He's your standard sleazy televangelist. But he does good work with the other inmates.



* {{Badass}}

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* {{Badass}}{{Badass}}: He's got no qualms standing up to the Aryans, even surrounded and at their mercy.



* ButtMonkey

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* ButtMonkeyButtMonkey: Once he gets on the bad side of Timmy Kirk.



* RedemptionEqualsDeath

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* RedemptionEqualsDeathGoodShepherd: He's a much better minister in Oz than he ever was on the outside. He manages to get closer to reforming ''Vern Schillinger'' than anyone could ever dream of.
* RedemptionEqualsDeath: Immediately after he resolves to become a better minister by working alongside his congregation as an equal [[spoiler: he is sealed behind a wall by Kirk and Hoyt. This doesn't kill him, but does lead to a series of events that eventually lead to his death.]]



%%* {{Hypocrite}}

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%%* {{Hypocrite}}* {{Hypocrite}}: He's supposedly opposed to abortion because he considers it the murder of children. This from a remorseless child killer.



%%* MoralMyopia

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%%* MoralMyopia* MoralMyopia: His dislike of abortion is the beginning and end of his morality. Thus, he sees no problem with shooting the son of an abortion doctor even though, to his mind, he's essentially doing the same thing.


* {{Hypocrite}}
* KnightTemplar
* MoralMyopia

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* %%* {{Hypocrite}}
* %%* KnightTemplar
* %%* MoralMyopia



* TooDumbToLive

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* TooDumbToLiveTooDumbToLive: He decides to brag about shooting a kid. Not surprisingly, his life in Oz is short lived.


[[folder:The Christians]]

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[[folder:The Christians]]
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!The Christians

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[[folder:Rev. Cloutier]]



->'''Played By''': Luke Perry

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->'''Played By''': By:''' Luke Perry




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* DoingInTheWizard: His mystical, unexplained disappearance from the hospital in season 5 [[spoiler:was actually the bikers finishing the exact same job they started, sealing him back inside a wall to die]]

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* DoingInTheWizard: His mystical, unexplained disappearance from the hospital in season Season 5 [[spoiler:was actually the bikers finishing the exact same job they started, sealing him back inside a wall to die]]




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[[/folder]]

[[folder:Cudney]]



->'''Played By''': Will Cote

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->'''Played By''': By:''' Will Cote




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[[folder:Gougeon]]



->'''Played By''': Blayne Perry

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->'''Played By''': By:''' Blayne Perry




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[[folder:Sippel]]



->'''Played By''': David Lansbury

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->'''Played By''': By:''' David Lansbury




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[[folder:Coushaine]]




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[[folder:Harden]]



->'''Played By''':

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->'''Played By''':
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