Series Name
Oz episode
Airdate August 25, 1997
Production No. 108
Episode Guide
Plan B
The Tip

"A Game of Checkers" is the eighth episode of the first season, and the eighth episode overall of the HBO television series Oz. 

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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. 

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