The BEST episodes of Families of the Mafia

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

The six-part docuseries follows four neighboring mafia-related families for two years as they try to decide whether to cut their ties to organized crime or embrace its legacy.

Last Updated: 1/30/2023Network:MTV
Part I
30 votes

#1 - Part I

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/9/2020

Karen embarks on a journey from Staten Island to Arizona with her daughter Karina to visit her father, Sammy "The Bull" Gravano, after his release from prison; Jess attempts to let Billy back into Taylor and Joe's lives.

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Chapter 4 - Discovering
6 votes

#2 - Chapter 4 - Discovering

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/5/2021

While Karen continues to unravel her families past, her family uncovers some new information along the way. big Chris finds out news that could jeopardize his freedom. Eli reflects on his relationship with his father and brings up the topic of divorce.

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Part V
22 votes

#3 - Part V

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/30/2020

The crew heads up to the Poconos to get out of Staten Island, where Paulie and Karina's relationship is tested; Jess introduces Taylor and Joe to her new love interest; Gina continues on her path toward clearing her record.

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Part III
27 votes

#4 - Part III

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/16/2020

Karen and the crew celebrate the grand opening of her restaurant, which includes an unexpected guest; Billy continues to make amends with Taylor and Joe; CP disappoints his family when he doesn't show up for his sister's birthday.

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Chapter 5 - Confirmation
9 votes

#5 - Chapter 5 - Confirmation

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/12/2021

The O’Tooles’ private investigator shares his conclusion of his investigation of billy’s death. Karen struggles with the unexpected outcome of Xavier’s appeal. CP and his family stress over the disparities of the prison healthcare system.

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Part VI
19 votes

#6 - Part VI

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/7/2020

A shocking loss turns everyone's world upside down; Karen and Karina are faced with a tough decision about leaving Staten Island; CP reunites with his father as he gets out of prison.

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Chapter 3 - Understanding
7 votes

#7 - Chapter 3 - Understanding

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/29/2021

As Sammy and Karen continue to tell the world their truth, Karina struggles to see both sides of their past criminal actions. the Nayfelds anxiously anticipate Boris’ arrival into the U.S. as his probation ends.

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Chapter 6 - Rebuilding
7 votes

#8 - Chapter 6 - Rebuilding

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/19/2021

Karen continues to fight for Xavier’s freedom with the help of his family and lawyer, while Karina receives shocking information about her business. The O’Tooles begin to adjust to their new normal after receiving the results of the investigation.

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Part II
28 votes

#9 - Part II

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/16/2020

When notorious Mafia boss Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano returns home from prison, his New York, community is at a crossroads; the docuseries follows four families as they decide whether to cut their ties to organized crime or embrace its legacy.

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Chapter 1 - Reflection
8 votes

#10 - Chapter 1 - Reflection

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/15/2021

Jess and her kids resolve to investigate Billy's mysterious death, Karen works to appeal her boyfriend's life sentence, and Christian and CP vow to stay out of trouble.

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Part IV
18 votes

#11 - Part IV

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/23/2020

Joe learns his fate after his court date, while Billy meets Taylor's boyfriend for the first time. Karina's relationship with Paulie comes to a head after his jealousy hits an all-time high.

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Chapter 10 - Conclusion
2 votes

#12 - Chapter 10 - Conclusion

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/9/2021

While meeting for the first time since witness protection, Billy and Dana discuss the potential consequences of the case. The O'Tooles receive Billy's autopsy report and reflect on life after his passing. Angela tracks down Boris to discuss their divorce. The Gravanos continue to pursue freedom for Xavier. Meanwhile, the Laroccas adjust to the whole family being together again for the first time in years.

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Chapter 7 - Homecoming
6 votes

#13 - Chapter 7 - Homecoming

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/26/2021

The Laroccas prepare for Big Chris’ surgery after his official release from the prison system. After 20 years of being in witness protection, Billy decides to go back to Brooklyn to aid in his father’s case alongside Bills and Layla.

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Chapter 2 - Redemption
10 votes

#14 - Chapter 2 - Redemption

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/22/2021

Karina's not happy when Karen considers participating in a documentary about their family, Matt hires a private investigator, and the Cutolos face the prospect of reentering the Mafia world.

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Chapter 8 - Healing
5 votes

#15 - Chapter 8 - Healing

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/2/2021

While in New York for Billy’s case, Bills reaches out to an estranged family member. Big Chris finally receives surgery to remove his cancer, however his road to recovery continues to be an ongoing process. Karina continues to try to resolve her lawsuit.

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Chapter 9 - Reconciliation
3 votes

#16 - Chapter 9 - Reconciliation

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 9/9/2021

Bills connects with Dana in person for the first time and updates her on the case; new information is uncovered in the cause Billy's death which causes renewed suspicion amongst the O'Tooles; CP and his family work together to help Big Chris.

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