And it didn’t take long for others in the fandom to seemingly agree with the point, with the post receiving a number of “upvotes” on the forum.
One fan argued, however: “Fair point, but I think the implication is that the Snells were very hesitant about trusting new people, especially outsiders.
“They favoured using the original preacher because he was such a useful sucker in their eyes.”
Either way, the Snells certainly had the money and reputation to convince almost anyone to get on their terms, even if Mason bucked this trend.
Ozark seasons 1-3 are available to stream on Netflix now.