If you're thinking about watching Ozark, Netflix's gritty, new crime drama, get ready for a different kind of Jason Bateman. The Arrested Development star plays Marty Byrde, a brilliant Chicago-based financial advisor who moves his wife, son, and daughter to Missouri's Ozarks to fix dealings with his other employer, a Mexican drug cartel.
In other words, he's forced into full anti-hero mode, as thieves, competitors, and hitmen converge on him and his family from all sides. What else should you know before diving in? Read on for our brief, but handy, viewer's guide: