The BEST Episodes of Cable Girls

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 29, 2020

Network: Netflix

In 1920s Madrid, four women at the National Telephone Company — the country's first national telephone company — ring in revolution as they manage romance, friendship and the modern workplace.

Episode 24: Destiny

#1 - Episode 24: Destiny

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

As the situation escalates, Lidia tries to get to Eva, Marga shocks Pablo, Carlota takes a risk, Ángeles learns a truth and Francisco attempts a rescue.

star 8.27
86 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 23: Hope

#2 - Episode 23: Hope

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Lidia turns the tables on her captor. During the king's visit, those fighting for Carlota's cause take drastic measures, forcing her to choose sides.

star 8.19
79 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 20: Revenge

#3 - Episode 20: Revenge

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Lidia and Francisco visit an orphanage to gather info. Complications arise with Marga when Julio impersonates housebound Pablo, who sneaks back to work.

star 8.05
73 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode  16: Innocence

#4 - Episode 16: Innocence

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 25, 2017

Carlota gets news about Miguel. Guilt-stricken Marga goes into seclusion. Lidia learns Francisco has made a decision. Ángeles finds herself cornered.

star 8.01
95 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 21: Sin

#5 - Episode 21: Sin

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Ángeles must deflect Guzmán's suspicion of a mole. Carlos learns his mother's car was sabotaged and confronts Lidia. Marga has a horrible realization.

star 7.95
73 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 17: Time

#6 - Episode 17: Time

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Six months later, a catastrophic event deeply affects Lidia, Marga, Carlota, Ángeles and their loved ones. Marga gets a surprise visit from an in-law.

star 7.93
89 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 22: Fight

#7 - Episode 22: Fight

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

To protect her child, Ángeles accepts a deal with Guzmán. A phone call gives Lidia a hunch on Eva's whereabouts. Carlota responds to her attackers.

star 7.88
76 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 15: Opportunities

#8 - Episode 15: Opportunities

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 25, 2017

The police find a body. Ángeles learns who's been spooking her. Francisco gives Lidia space, while Carlos gives her a surprise. An arrest is made.

star 7.84
95 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 19: Truth

#9 - Episode 19: Truth

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Lidia's desperation worries Carlos and spurs Francisco to offer support. Marga helps Julio cover Pablo's job. Carlota finds a way to promote her cause.

star 7.74
76 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 8: Love

#10 - Episode 8: Love

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 28, 2017

The new rotary technology divides Lidia's loyalties, and she is forced to choose between Carlos and her friends.

star 7.72
123 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 6: Family

#11 - Episode 6: Family

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 28, 2017

Lidia helps Ángeles plan her escape. Carlota works to get Sara released from jail. Carlos fights with his father.

star 7.68
125 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 7: Loss

#12 - Episode 7: Loss

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 28, 2017

The Cifuentes family mourns their loss. Lidia decides she should be honest with Carlos about her identity.

star 7.68
124 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 12: Guilt

#13 - Episode 12: Guilt

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 25, 2017

Sara reveals a secret to Carlota. Ángeles learns Inspector Cuevas's weakness. Pablo shows Marga his undying love. Lidia helps end an operator strike.

star 7.65
93 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 5: The Past

#14 - Episode 5: The Past

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 28, 2017

Carolina threatens to reveal who Lidia really is. Miguel tells Carlota she must decide about their relationship. Everything changes for Ángeles.

star 7.64
127 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 9: The Choice

#15 - Episode 9: The Choice

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 25, 2017

As 1928 turns into 1929, Lidia reports to a new boss, Carlota is blackmailed, Marga gets a hidden surprise, and all three rush to Ángeles's rescue.

star 7.61
121 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 2: Memories

#16 - Episode 2: Memories

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 28, 2017

Francisco offers Lidia a deal. Marga worries about what she saw at the party. Carlota's father interferes with her life.

star 7.58
154 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 18: Death

#17 - Episode 18: Death

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

With her friends' help, Lidia puts her plan into action. Carlota decides what to do with her inheritance. Ángeles tries to earn Pedro Guzmán's trust.

star 7.57
79 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 31: Happiness

#18 - Episode 31: Happiness

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 9, 2019

Lidia is confused and hurt by Carlos's betrayal. An unlikely ally is enlisted to try to free Óscar. Carmen's calculating plan starts falling into place.

star 7.56
59 votes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 14: Loneliness

#19 - Episode 14: Loneliness

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 25, 2017

Lidia gets a tempting offer. Carlota and her friends respond to a plea for help. Ángeles takes a risky step in order to learn the witness's identity.

star 7.56
88 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 10: Pact

#20 - Episode 10: Pact

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 25, 2017

Lidia directs a cover-up plan, but a theft complicates things and Marga is later caught in a lie. Carlos and Francisco negotiate an alliance.

star 7.54
99 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 13: Secrets

#21 - Episode 13: Secrets

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 25, 2017

Sara seeks medical advice. Lidia gets news that complicates her choice between Francisco and Carlos. Marga learns Pablo is hiding a delicate problem.

star 7.52
94 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 3: Lies

#22 - Episode 3: Lies

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 28, 2017

The police are called in when Lidia's identity is questioned. Francisco's wife is suspicious and asks Carolina for help.

star 7.49
142 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode  11: Jealousy

#23 - Episode 11: Jealousy

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Dec 25, 2017

Marisol tries to drive Marga and Pablo apart. Carlota becomes suspicious of Sara. Lidia notices a crucial difference between Carlos and Francisco.

star 7.47
97 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode 37: Insanity

#24 - Episode 37: Insanity

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 14, 2020

When Madrid falls to the Nationalists, Lidia and most of her friends must face widespread grief and devastation, with long-term consequences.

star 7.47
49 votes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos
Episode  4: Feelings

#25 - Episode 4: Feelings

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 28, 2017

Marga makes a lunch date with Pablo. Ángeles learns more about Mario's infidelity. Carlota's fantasies surprise her.

star 7.47
137 votes
Directors: Carlos Sedes
Writers: Gema R. Neira, Ramón Campos