The WORST Episodes of Drugs, Inc.
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021
Network: National Geographic
How does the drug trade work? Can it be stopped or should it be regulated? And what are the personal costs? Those are just some of the questions answered in this miniseries, a comprehensive look at society's most abused drugs: cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana. First-person perspectives from traffickers, dealers, users, law enforcement and medical professionals detail how the drugs are processed and moved onto the streets, and the effects they have on the human body.
#1 - Cartel Chaos
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 3, 2015
From big-time distributors to small-time dealers, cartels play a significant role in the drug game. Some reap the financial rewards within cartel rules, while others work hard for scraps. Either way, life under the thumb of the cartels is dangerous.
#2 - Super Meth
Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 26, 2014
The most powerful drug trafficking organization in the world, the Sinaloa Cartel, has found a new way to exploit American drug demand with Mexican super meth, a stronger and more addictive form of crystal meth.
#3 - Sin-Dependence
Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 28, 2015
Chicago, Illinois, is the drug hub of the Midwest and one of the most dangerous large cities in the United States. The Fourth of July is one of the bloodiest nights of the year and a time when the demand for drugs booms. http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/drugs-inc/episodes/sin-dependence-day/
#4 - Dealer POV
Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Sep 3, 2014
Raw. Unscripted. Genuine. This Drugs, Inc. one-hour special not only walks in the shoes of dealers but looks through their eyes. Drug crews in New York, Atlanta and Portland take us on a roller-coaster journey through their daily lives. From firing a shot at a rival gang, to debt collecting, to avoiding cops by diving into an open elevator shaft, this special offers an entirely new viewing experience.
#5 - Hardcore Heroin
Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 7, 2015
In Columbus, Ohio, the purity of heroin is on the rise. It’s more deadly than ever before and local paramedics are fighting to save the lives of struggling addicts.
#6 - Jailhouse Junkies
Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 14, 2015
Enterprising inmates in two jails with tough drug policies, one in Calif. and the other in N.J., still find ways to get drugs inside.
#7 - Grim Reaper
Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 11, 2015
From the DEA and dealers to users and doctors, Grim Reaper explores the deadliest drugs across the globe.
#8 - New Year's Eve NYC
Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 18, 2014
A look at the gangs that supply party goers with illegal drugs during New Year's Eve celebrations in New York City.
#9 - The Real Wolves of Wall Street
Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 16, 2015
The culture of cocaine is deeply entrenched on Wall Street and some will pay more than its worth for the purest quality available. It’s a buyer’s market and dealers must compete to deliver first and close the sale, while keeping up with the changing Wall Street appetite. A new generation of brokers and traders are turning to a drug that keeps them performing at work. And police are coming down on a drug that they regard as Wall Street’s dirty little secret — which is quickly turning into an epidemic.
#10 - Bangkok Ice
Season 7 - Episode 19 - Aired Dec 23, 2015
Thai police battle an addiction epidemic as popularity of meth pill Yaba spins out of control. Dealers continue to find ways to dodge the authorities and keep profits rolling in.
#11 - Hurricane Blow
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 25, 2012
New Orleans drug trade booms in the era following the Hurricane Katrina devastation.
#12 - Aussie Ice Wars
Season 7 - Episode 16 - Aired Dec 2, 2015
Outlaw bikers fight cops and Chinese Triads to keep control of the crystal meth trade.
#13 - High Stakes Vegas
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 21, 2012
Dealers, gangs and the Mexican cartel traffickers make millions from Las Vegas tourists' demand for illegal drugs.
#14 - Cancun Spring Break
Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 7, 2015
Thousands of students head to Cancun, Mexico for Spring Break and some have only one thing on there mind: to get wasted.
#15 - X-Rated High
Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 30, 2015
Delving into the Los Angeles porn industry, where a reputation for illegal drugs is under more scrutiny than ever after a number of HIV scares are changing the toleration of narcotics on set.
#16 - Meth
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 11, 2010
Some call methamphetamine the "Devil's Drug." Often made in less than an hour from a common cold remedy, this powerful stimulant is sweeping across the U.S. and Asia. Follow a raid on a suspected meth lab, stake out a neighborhood pharmacy where addicts attempt to accumulate cold and flu pills, and meet a neuroscientist urgently searching for a cure for addiction. See the dangers of meth and the unexpected physical damages caused by the drug.
#17 - Mardi Gras
Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 14, 2015
As tourists flood New Orleans, so do drug dealers eager to make a profit; in a fierce competition one dealer becomes a target when he sells fake drugs.
#18 - The Living Dead
Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 4, 2015
The side effects of drug use can be disastrous, but the people living in the world of the living dead fight an epic battle.
#19 - Business Behind Bars
Season 7 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 25, 2015
Arresting drug dealers is just the beginning for some in the drug game, as some inmates continue to do business behind bars.
#20 - Molly Madness
Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 13, 2014
Molly, a powdered form of the drug MDMA, is exploding in popularity across the United States. Formerly marketed in pill form as Ecstasy, Molly is a total rebrand. Marketed as purer, cleaner and without the additives, this powder has become the most fashionable new drug for young people. But as the consumer demand for Molly has exploded, the production of pure MDMA has struggled to keep up with supply. As a result new, dangerous chemicals are finding their way into the market.
#21 - Bad Boys
Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 12, 2014
The drug game is filled with those fighting for good and bad. Each side needs weapons to fight for their cause. These are the men and women who profit from the sale and use of the arms sold under the table.
#22 - Marijuana Mayhem
Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 3, 2014
The rapidly growing appetite for California Sour Diesel, a potent strain of marijuana said to induce an instant high, is helping fuel a violent drug underworld that stretches from coast to coast.
#23 - Hip Hop High
Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 23, 2015
The relationship between the million-dollar hip-hop industry and the billion-dollar drug industry; rappers in Calif. use drug money to pay for their studio time.
#24 - Heroin Island, NYC
Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 18, 2015
Heroin on Staten Island is reaching epidemic proportions as dealers from New Jersey take advantage of a crackdown on prescription pills that's leaving teenagers desperate for a soporific high.
#25 - Zombie Island
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 23, 2012
Drug dealing in Puerto Rico is examined.