Netflix Announces 'Ozark' Will End With a Two-Part Final Season | 22 Words

Fans of Netflix's smash hit drama Ozark have been served with some bittersweet news today that the show has been renewed for a final, 2-part season.

Keep scrolling for all the details and why some people aren't happy with one specific aspect of the announcement...

Netflix is home to a plethora of binge-worthy smash hits.

Over the last few years, the streaming giant has produced some of the best content for us TV-hungry folk to sink our teeth into.

There's nothing better than a good old binge-watching session.

Kicking back, relaxing and switching on your favorite show. What could be better?

The choices are endless...

From true crime to romance, there’s really something for everyone.

And let's not forget...

Netflix is home to a wealth of movies for those fancying their box office fix.

From original flicks to blockbuster favorites...

Netflix really does have it all.

But there are a handful of standouts that have garnered significant acclaim...

The streaming giant has dropped some major smash hits including the likes of Orange is The New BlackThe Crown, and Grace and Frankie.

And, of course, we can't forget Stranger Things.

The hit sci-fi series currently holds the title for the most-watched TV series on the streaming app.

One of the platform's fan-faves is Ozark.

The crime drama has proven very popular among viewers since it hit the platform

Created by Bill Dubuque, the show centers on financial planner Marty Byrde, played by Jason Bateman.

Marty relocates his family from Chicago to a summer resort community in the Ozarks.

But there's a more sinister reason behind the move.

Marty is on the run after a money-laundering scheme goes wrong, forcing him to pay off a debt to a Mexican drug lord in order to keep his beloved family safe.

The show has aired 3 seasons so far, with the most recent hitting screens in March.

And fans have well and truly lapped it up.

The drama was an instant hit.

And has several lucrative awards and nominations under its belt.

But it seems things are about to get darker for fans of the series...

Because today, Netflix had a bittersweet announcement.

The show has been renewed for a fourth season...

But, sadly, it'll be the show's final season, according to the announcement.

Although, there is a twist...

The concluding run will be expanded to fourteen episodes (instead of the usual ten) and be split into 2 parts.

Showrunner Chris Mundy spoke out about the news in a statement.

"We're so happy Netflix recognized the importance of giving Ozark more time to end the Byrdes' saga right," he said. "It's been such a great adventure for all of us — both on-screen and off — so we're thrilled to get the chance to bring it home in the most fulfilling way possible."

The series is set to go out with a bang.

“A super-sized season means super-sized problems for the Byrdes. I’m excited to end with a bang(s)," the show's star, Jason Bateman, said.

As the news of the fourth and final season reached fans...

There have been some incredibly mixed reactions.

Of course, many are sad to see the show go.

But all good things must come to an end, right?

But it seems some people had a very specific grievance.

Several fans weren't overly impressed with the fact that the final stint will be split into 2 parts.

It's a trope people seem to be fed up with.

But, there's no doubt that generally, people really don't want the plug pulled on Ozark. In the meantime, if you're looking for something else to binge-watch, scroll on...