The Best Episodes of Black Widow

Last Updated: May 1, 2019

After her husband is assassinated, housewife Carmen reluctantly has to take charge of the criminal business of her family.

Attempt to flee

#1 - Attempt to flee

Season 3 - Episode 10

Carmen's plan to flee abroad with the children has come together, but the net is closing around her and Jim Leeflang is hot on her heels. She must risk everything to escape from the world of crime.

star 8.50
62 votes
Writers: Pieter Bart Korthuis
Out of Hand

#2 - Out of Hand

Season 2 - Episode 9

With Luther is detained for murder, Carmen decides to pursue Henk Ooms on her own. But when things begin to unravel as she executes her plan, will Carmen come out on top of this brutal game?

star 8.43
75 votes
Dangerous encounter

#3 - Dangerous encounter

Season 4 - Episode 5

star 8.38
56 votes
Writers: Willem Helwig
The Hour of Truth

#4 - The Hour of Truth

Season 1 - Episode 8

Boris is able to tell his mother about the identity of his father's murderer, but Carmen doesn't know who to believe and Steven's wife reveals the truth behind the drug haul.

star 8.32
84 votes
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At the Top of the Crime

#5 - At the Top of the Crime

Season 1 - Episode 7

Carmen and her children agree to leave Amsterdam by faking a trip on Frans' boat while secretly planning a dash to the airport. Memories about his father's murderer come back to haunt Boris.

star 8.32
88 votes
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Escaped the death

#6 - Escaped the death

Season 3 - Episode 5

The Mexican cartel send a delegation to the Netherlands to interrogate Carmen and Rosales. A police operation is set up, headed by Jim Leeflang, aiming to arrest them as soon as they make contact.

star 8.31
80 votes
Writers: Pieter Bart Korthuis
Violent setbacks

#7 - Violent setbacks

Season 3 - Episode 9

Social Services threaten to remove Carmen's parental authority. She asks Luther to take little Irwan to safety while she makes preparations to leave the country. Jack van Zon holds Sandrina hostage.

star 8.31
61 votes
Writers: Pieter Bart Korthuis
Painful abduction

#8 - Painful abduction

Season 3 - Episode 2

Carmen prepares to do whatever it takes to save her latest consignment from a rival gang. Serbian criminal Zarko proves a ruthless opponent, and it seems the Justice Department haven't been so quiet.

star 8.27
84 votes
Writers: Pieter Bart Korthuis
Violent Outcome

#9 - Violent Outcome

Season 4 - Episode 10

star 8.23
52 votes
Directors: Shariff Korver
Writers: Oscar van Woensel
Hiding and confess?

#10 - Hiding and confess?

Season 3 - Episode 6

Carmen goes into hiding on an old canal boat that used to belong to Frans. Now that Luther is back on her side, she gets him to protect the children and find out for sure whether Storm is the mole.

star 8.22
81 votes
Writers: Pieter Bart Korthuis
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Episode 10

#11 - Episode 10

Season 5 - Episode 10

star 8.20
20 votes
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The Guardian

#12 - The Guardian

Season 2 - Episode 8

At a family funeral, Carmen is confronted with the shady figures who dragged her back into this dangerous criminal underworld. She realizes that she must prepare a strong offence of her own in order to protect what's left of her family.

star 8.18
79 votes
Visit of youth care

#13 - Visit of youth care

Season 3 - Episode 7

Carmen comes up with a plan to get the seized drugs back from the Justice Department and return them to the Mexican cartel. Leeflang tries to get Natalie on his side, and John decides he's had enough.

star 8.17
65 votes
Writers: Pieter Bart Korthuis
Dirty power games

#14 - Dirty power games

Season 3 - Episode 8

Carmen organises a meeting to clear the air and draw a line under the past, but Berry isn't easily pacified and plots to steal the drugs. Property tycoon Jack van Zon visits Sandrina and Simon Zwart.

star 8.16
73 votes
Writers: Pieter Bart Korthuis
Who's Next?

#15 - Who's Next?

Season 2 - Episode 6

When a dead body surfaces, tension and distrust mounts within the family. Hanneke reveals her own suspicions of Carmen to Detective Leeflang and soon the District Attorney encourages the investigation to focus on Carmen.

star 8.16
83 votes
Shut Law

#16 - Shut Law

Season 2 - Episode 7

Carmen is arrested and put into isolation. She begins to worry when evidence emerges of her potential involvement in a brutal murder and the District Attorney uses news of Natalie's erratic behavior in Amsterdam as leverage against her.

star 8.16
72 votes
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Under Pressure

#17 - Under Pressure

Season 1 - Episode 3

Carmen's brother Irwan reveals that, along with Frans and Steven, he stole a drug haul from a ruthless dealer Christian Schiller. Believing she's now obliged to pay the debt, Carmen reluctantly agrees to run the family 'business'.

star 8.13
103 votes
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Dark family ties

#18 - Dark family ties

Season 4 - Episode 9

star 8.11
54 votes
Directors: Shariff Korver
Writers: Chris Westendorp
Traitors and informers

#19 - Traitors and informers

Season 3 - Episode 4

Carmen is increasingly convinced there's a mole in her organisation. She suspects a number of people, including Storm. John is arrested by the police on suspicion of failing to stop after an accident.

star 8.09
77 votes
Writers: Pieter Bart Korthuis
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On the Deathlist

#20 - On the Deathlist

Season 2 - Episode 3

Carmen continues to feel under threat and calls on Luther for help, but they soon become accomplices when yet another attempt is made on her life. Irwan meanwhile is preparing for his release from jail and is blackmailed by an old rival.

star 8.09
79 votes
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Widow runs again

#21 - Widow runs again

Season 4 - Episode 1

star 8.08
60 votes
Writers: Oscar van Woensel
No Way Back

#22 - No Way Back

Season 1 - Episode 6

Carmen asks Schiller if they can postpone the transport, but he has debts of his own to pay and refuses, telling her that he taken something as insurance. Will Steven squeal to the police?

star 8.07
89 votes
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Mutual Distrust

#23 - Mutual Distrust

Season 1 - Episode 5

Carmen is forced to find a new contact at the harbor before the transport can go ahead. Andre is furious when he finds out about Schiller's stolen stash, but Irwan insists Frans was behind it all.

star 8.06
91 votes
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Dark Secrets

#24 - Dark Secrets

Season 3 - Episode 3

Now her latest shipment of drugs has been intercepted by the Justice Department, Carmen's plans to get out of crime are in tatters, and Rosales holds her responsible for the entire missing consignment

star 8.06
79 votes
Writers: Pieter Bart Korthuis
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Deep Trouble

#25 - Deep Trouble

Season 2 - Episode 10

With blood on her hands, and Simon Zwart cutting a suspicious figure, it seems less likely than ever that Carmen will be able to escape the clutches of this dangerous underworld. But then she makes a discovery that changes her belief in everything she held to be true.

star 8.05
59 votes
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