The Best Episodes of Narcos

Last Updated: Nov 27, 2018

A gritty chronicle of the war against Latin America's most notorious drug cartels.

Al Fin Cayó!

#1 - Al Fin Cayó!

Season 2 - Episode 10

Javier deals with the repercussions from Judy's interview. Tata tries to convince Pablo to surrender for the sake of his children.

star 8.53
4,378 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro
Going Back to Cali

#2 - Going Back to Cali

Season 3 - Episode 10

David and Peña are in a race against each other to find Pallomari. Peña makes a serious decision about the future of his career.

star 8.43
2,526 votes
Directors: Andi Baiz
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Carlo Bernard
Todos Los Hombres del Presidente

#3 - Todos Los Hombres del Presidente

Season 3 - Episode 9

David follows his suspicions. Peña is shocked to discover the depth of corruption in the Colombian government. Miguel is sought after once again.

star 8.28
2,607 votes
Directors: Andi Baiz
Writers: Jason George, Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro
Despegue

#4 - Despegue

Season 1 - Episode 10

Pablo's activities in prison provoke the government into taking extreme action. Murphy and Peña face a situation of their own.

star 8.27
4,328 votes
Directors: Andi Baiz
Writers: Nick Schenk, Chris Brancato
La Gran Mentira

#5 - La Gran Mentira

Season 1 - Episode 8

A tragic mistake forces the government to change tactics in the fight against Pablo. But Pablo faces bigger threats from inside his empire.

star 8.14
4,341 votes
Writers: Allison Abner
The Good, The Bad and The Dead

#6 - The Good, The Bad and The Dead

Season 2 - Episode 4

The Cali cartel discusses moving in on Pablo's territory. Limón proposes a plan to Maritza. Tata gets a gun for protection.

star 8.13
4,745 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Zachary Reiter, Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, T.J. Brady, Rasheed Newson, Steve Lightfoot
Los Pepes

#7 - Los Pepes

Season 2 - Episode 6

The newly-formed Los Pepes want to destroy Pablo and his empire. Tata's brother urges her to leave and seek safety with her children.

star 8.12
4,500 votes
Directors: Josef Wladyka
Writers: Julie Siege
Explosivos

#8 - Explosivos

Season 1 - Episode 6

Peña and Carillo close in on Gacha. Murphy tries to protect pro-extradition candidate Gaviria from a notorious assassin connected to Pablo.

star 8.10
4,530 votes
Directors: Andi Baiz
Writers: Andy Black
Best Laid Plans

#9 - Best Laid Plans

Season 3 - Episode 6

Jorge takes a dangerous risk. An accident in New York threatens to expose Chepe. Peña travels to Curaçao to arrest a potential witness.

star 8.09
2,649 votes
Directors: Josef Wladyka
Writers: Jason George
Convivir

#10 - Convivir

Season 3 - Episode 8

David seeks revenge on behalf of his father, putting Enrique in danger. Peña asks Don Berna for help on a rescue mission.

star 8.08
2,645 votes
Writers: Andy Black
Sin Salida

#11 - Sin Salida

Season 3 - Episode 7

Peña plans another covert operation to take down a key Cali cartel member, but he risks running out of time during his search.

star 8.05
2,675 votes
Writers: Santa Sierra, Clayton Trussell
Exit El Patrón

#12 - Exit El Patrón

Season 2 - Episode 8

Colombia begins to turn on Escobar after his latest terrorist attack. Tata receives help from an unlikely ally. Quica gets increasingly anxious.

star 8.02
4,407 votes
Writers: Gideon Yago, Curtis Gwin
Deutschland 93

#13 - Deutschland 93

Season 2 - Episode 7

As the danger intensifies for the Escobars, Pablo sends his family to another country. Gaviria weighs the opportunity to use them as leverage.

star 8.02
4,413 votes
Directors: Josef Wladyka
Writers: Carlo Bernand, Doug Miro
Descenso

#14 - Descenso

Season 1 - Episode 1

Chilean drug chemist Cockroach brings his product to Colombian smuggler Pablo Escobar. DEA agent Steve Murphy joins the war on drugs in Bogota.

star 8.01
6,791 votes
Directors: José Padilha
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro
La Catedral

#15 - La Catedral

Season 1 - Episode 9

The hunt for Pablo seems to be over after he makes a deal with the government, but Murphy and Peña – and the Cali Cartel – have other plans.

star 8.01
4,194 votes
Directors: Andi Baiz
Writers: Nick Schenk, Chris Brancato
Cambalache

#16 - Cambalache

Season 2 - Episode 2

Tata gets impatient with life on the run. Pablo responds to President Gaviria's reward offer. Steve and Javier meet their new boss.

star 7.99
4,903 votes
Writers: Zachary Reiter
The Palace in Flames

#17 - The Palace in Flames

Season 1 - Episode 4

Despite a new extradition treaty, the U.S. puts more money into fighting communism, creating new challenges for Murphy and Peña in the hunt for Pablo.

star 7.99
4,861 votes
Writers: Chris Brancato
The Enemies of My Enemy

#18 - The Enemies of My Enemy

Season 2 - Episode 5

The Search Bloc gets a new leader. Javier loses faith in the system. Pablo brings Tata's brother Carlos down from Miami to cheer her up.

star 7.99
4,623 votes
Directors: Josef Wladyka
Writers: T.J. Brady, Rasheed Newson, Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro
You Will Cry Tears of Blood

#19 - You Will Cry Tears of Blood

Season 1 - Episode 7

Pablo goes into hiding as the political tide turns against him, but he finds a way to strike back. Murphy and Peña finally get the CIA to help them.

star 7.99
4,405 votes
Writers: Dana Calvo, Zach Calig
Checkmate

#20 - Checkmate

Season 3 - Episode 4

Peña hatches a plan to try to capture Cali leader Gilberto Rodriguez. Amado proposes a business idea to Pacho.

star 7.97
2,750 votes
Writers: Andy Black
Our Man in Madrid

#21 - Our Man in Madrid

Season 2 - Episode 3

President Gaviria has a new job for an old colleague. The Search Bloc's new tactics shake up Pablo, but also unsettle Steve and Javier.

star 7.96
4,754 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Zachary Reiter, Steve Lightfoot
Free at Last

#22 - Free at Last

Season 2 - Episode 1

In the aftermath of a massive military effort to take Pablo into custody, the family reunites while enemies worry. Steve and Connie fight about safety.

star 7.95
5,309 votes
Writers: Adam Fierro
MRO

#23 - MRO

Season 3 - Episode 5

Paranoid about leaks, Miguel cracks down on his security. Pacho makes a decision about his new offer. Peña works on cultivating a witness.

star 7.94
2,658 votes
Directors: Josef Wladyka
Writers: Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson
Nuestra Finca

#24 - Nuestra Finca

Season 2 - Episode 9

Pablo is reunited with an estranged family member. Judy Moncada's life is put in danger. The DEA and CIA clash over how to handle Los Pepes.

star 7.94
4,351 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Julie Siege, Clayton Trussell
There Will Be a Future

#25 - There Will Be a Future

Season 1 - Episode 5

Pablo's extreme methods put the narcos on the brink of war with Carillo and the government. Peña tries to protect his witness.

star 7.93
4,556 votes
Directors: Andi Baiz
Writers: Dana Ledoux Miller