The BEST episodes of Black Market

Every episode of Black Market ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Black Market!

In his most personal project to date, Michael K. Williams journeys into the dangerous world of illicit trade.

Last Updated: 2/10/2024Network: VICE TV (US)Status: Ended
Rage Against the Machines
18 votes

#1 - Rage Against the Machines

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/24/2022

That hit song or sold out show may not be what it seems. Digital trappers are manipulating streaming platforms to turn nobodies into somebodies.

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Scam Likely
19 votes

#2 - Scam Likely

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/10/2022

Young street genius entrepreneurs have mastered stealing your identity.

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Iron Pipeline
127 votes

#3 - Iron Pipeline

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/19/2016

Gunrunners move weapons from American states with loose laws to states with stricter ones, in a neverending flow that law enforcement can't seem to stop.

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New Jersey Drive
167 votes

#4 - New Jersey Drive

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/5/2016

In Newark NJ, unemployment and lack of hope turns a tradition of joyriding stolen cars into an international criminal operation.

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The Lean Scene
137 votes

#5 - The Lean Scene

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/26/2016

A dangerous opioid-based cough syrup becomes a pop culture sensation across the United States.

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The Art of Boosting
17 votes

#6 - The Art of Boosting

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/17/2022

Designer clothes are on sale for unbelievably low prices because the only cost is the risk of getting caught boosting.

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Illicit Abalone
132 votes

#7 - Illicit Abalone

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/12/2016

For the fishermen of Hout Bay, South Africa the post-Apartheid years have meant less opportunity as they are forced to turn to poaching to survive.

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Lifted in London
98 votes

#8 - Lifted in London

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/9/2016

Drug addicts in the UK shoplift meat and other everyday items and sell them to the impoverished.

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15 votes

#9 - Cannabiz

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/31/2022

The wave of cannabis legalizations has deepened divides and complicated the marijuana industry; corporate weed is thriving, but the black market for cannabis still looms large.

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Higher Stakes
100 votes

#10 - Higher Stakes

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/2/2016

An illegal gambling underworld flourishes in New York City; the largest losers are sometimes the ones running the games.

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Inside Job: Skin Deep
11 votes

#11 - Inside Job: Skin Deep

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/7/2022

Black market beauty enhancement has become a game of Russian roulette for people looking to get big. But in the trans community, the black market might be a life saver.

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Thirst Trap
12 votes

#12 - Thirst Trap

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/14/2022

Drinking water is so poorly managed that our most basic resource has emerged as a terrifying black market. The stakes are critical, yet for most of us, it's barely on our radar.

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