The BEST Episodes of Narcos

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 17, 2020

Network: Netflix

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 - Aired Sep 2, 2016

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

star 8.54
5,040 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro
Going Back to Cali

#2 - Going Back to Cali

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 1, 2017

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
3,006 votes
Directors: Andi Baiz
Writers: Carlo Bernard
Despegue

#3 - Despegue

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 28, 2015

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

star 8.29
5,157 votes
Directors: Andi Baiz
Writers: Chris Brancato, Nick Schenk
Todos Los Hombres del Presidente

#4 - Todos Los Hombres del Presidente

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 1, 2017

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

star 8.29
3,088 votes
Directors: Andi Baiz
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Jason George
Los Pepes

#5 - Los Pepes

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 2, 2016

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 8.15
5,281 votes
Writers: Julie Siege
The Good, The Bad and The Dead

#6 - The Good, The Bad and The Dead

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 2, 2016

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

star 8.15
5,463 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Rasheed Newson, Steve Lightfoot, T.J. Brady, Zachary Reiter
La Gran Mentira

#7 - La Gran Mentira

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 28, 2015

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
5,201 votes
Writers: Allison Abner
Convivir

#8 - Convivir

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 1, 2017

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

star 8.10
3,111 votes
Writers: Andy Black
Best Laid Plans

#9 - Best Laid Plans

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 1, 2017

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

star 8.08
3,075 votes
Writers: Jason George
Explosivos

#10 - Explosivos

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 28, 2015

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

star 8.08
5,399 votes
Directors: Andi Baiz
Writers: Andy Black
Sin Salida

#11 - Sin Salida

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 1, 2017

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

star 8.06
3,135 votes
Writers: Clayton Trussell, Santa Sierra
Exit El Patrón

#12 - Exit El Patrón

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 2, 2016

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

star 8.06
5,127 votes
Directors: Gerardo Naranjo
Writers: Curtis Gwinn, Gideon Yago
Deutschland 93

#13 - Deutschland 93

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 2, 2016

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

star 8.04
5,071 votes
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro
Cambalache

#14 - Cambalache

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 2, 2016

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

star 8.02
5,618 votes
Directors: Gerardo Naranjo
Writers: Zachary Reiter
La Catedral

#15 - La Catedral

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 28, 2015

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
5,085 votes
Directors: Andi Baiz
Writers: Chris Brancato, Nick Schenk
Descenso

#16 - Descenso

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 28, 2015

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

star 8.00
7,966 votes
Directors: José Padilha
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro
The Palace in Flames

#17 - The Palace in Flames

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 28, 2015

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 8.00
5,778 votes
Writers: Chris Brancato
Our Man in Madrid

#18 - Our Man in Madrid

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 2, 2016

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 7.98
5,499 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Steve Lightfoot, Zachary Reiter
The Enemies of My Enemy

#19 - The Enemies of My Enemy

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 2, 2016

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 7.98
5,404 votes
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro, Rasheed Newson, T.J. Brady
You Will Cry Tears of Blood

#20 - You Will Cry Tears of Blood

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 28, 2015

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 7.98
5,335 votes
Writers: Dana Calvo, Zach Calig
Checkmate

#21 - Checkmate

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 1, 2017

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

star 7.98
3,211 votes
Writers: Andy Black
Free at Last

#22 - Free at Last

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 2, 2016

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 7.96
6,090 votes
Directors: Gerardo Naranjo
Writers: Adam Fierro
Nuestra Finca

#23 - Nuestra Finca

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 2, 2016

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 7.96
5,035 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Clayton Trussell, Julie Siege
MRO

#24 - MRO

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 1, 2017

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
3,111 votes
Writers: Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson
There Will Be a Future

#25 - There Will Be a Future

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 28, 2015

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
5,412 votes
Directors: Andi Baiz
Writers: Dana Ledoux Miller