The BEST Episodes of Narcos: Mexico

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 8, 2020

Network: Netflix

A chronicle of the birth of the Mexican drug war in the 1980s and the true story of the Guadalajara cartel's ascent.

Leyenda

#1 - Leyenda

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 16, 2018

As pressure mounts, Félix returns to Sinaloa. An enraged Jaime and Mika seek justice and answers.

star 8.30
921 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Carlo Bernard
Free Trade

#2 - Free Trade

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

After meeting with Pacho, Félix presents the plaza bosses with a new business plan. Walt receives a surprising invitation.

star 8.28
288 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Carlo Bernard
881 Lope de Vega

#3 - 881 Lope de Vega

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 16, 2018

A desperate Jaime is stymied by bureaucratic paperwork. Mika worries about her husband. Félix urges Rafa to disappear.

star 8.15
902 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Clayton Trussell
Growth, Prosperity, and Liberation

#4 - Growth, Prosperity, and Liberation

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

Félix stakes the future of his entire cartel on the delivery of 70 tons of cocaine as Walt and the DEA plan to topple the kingpin's empire.

star 8.09
282 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Clayton Trussell
The Colombian Connection

#5 - The Colombian Connection

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 16, 2018

A threat leaves Mika shaken. Félix envisions a different kind of future for the Guadalajara cartel.

star 7.97
962 votes
Directors: Amat Escalante
Writers: Andy Black
Just Say No

#6 - Just Say No

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 16, 2018

After the DEA closes in on Rafa's enormous pot field, Félix tries to stop his associates from retaliating. Kiki and Jaime meet with investigators.

star 7.96
928 votes
Writers: Doug Miro
Jefe de Jefes

#7 - Jefe de Jefes

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 16, 2018

María implores Félix to move back to Sinaloa. Kiki gathers evidence of the Guadalajara cartel’s pot fields. Neto mourns.

star 7.95
921 votes
Writers: Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson, Clayton Trussell
Se Cayó El Sistema

#8 - Se Cayó El Sistema

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

Mexican authorities, the FBI and Félix all seek out Acosta after a newspaper publishes an interview with him. The presidential election begins.

star 7.93
288 votes
Directors: Amat Escalante
Writers: Doug Miro
AFO

#9 - AFO

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

Calderoni briefs Walt on the tension between the plazas as Chapo continues construction of his tunnel. Félix's meeting with Pacho takes a turn.

star 7.92
333 votes
Directors: Marcela Said
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Clayton Trussell, Johnny Newman
La Última Frontera

#10 - La Última Frontera

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 16, 2018

A violent power struggle erupts between Falcón and Rafa. As Félix finds a footing in the cocaine business, the DEA tries to lure him into the U.S.

star 7.90
926 votes
Directors: Amat Escalante
Writers: Clayton Trussell, Jessie Nickson-Lopez
El Padrino

#11 - El Padrino

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 16, 2018

Kiki flies solo on a risky undercover operation. Félix turns to his mentor for advice as conflict between the cops and the traffickers escalates.

star 7.82
1,001 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson
Truth and Reconciliation

#12 - Truth and Reconciliation

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

Félix proposes a new plan to help the PRI win the election and defeat Cárdenas. Promised intel on Félix, Walt takes an unexpected meeting in Ojinaga.

star 7.80
305 votes
Directors: Amat Escalante
Writers: Clayton Trussell
The Plaza System

#13 - The Plaza System

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 16, 2018

Félix tries to unite all of the plazas while Rafa searches for water for his seedless weed. Police corruption and the DEA’s complacency frustrate Kiki.

star 7.78
1,083 votes
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro
The Big Dig

#14 - The Big Dig

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

Zuno testifies in front of a grand jury. Isabella tries to broker a deal with Enedina. Félix makes a daring offer to a U.S. contact.

star 7.77
344 votes
Directors: Marcela Said
Writers: Alec Ziff, Doug Miro
El Dedazo

#15 - El Dedazo

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

Félix meets with a political leader. Benjamín takes a stand when the Sinaloa and Tijuana rivalry intensifies. Walt's team turns its attention to planes.

star 7.75
326 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Carlo Bernard
Rafa, Rafa, Rafa!

#16 - Rafa, Rafa, Rafa!

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 16, 2018

After months of frustration, Kiki seizes an opportunity. Rafa runs afoul of powerful government officials, putting Félix in a difficult position.

star 7.70
977 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Scott Teems
Salva El Tigre

#17 - Salva El Tigre

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

While celebrating his 40th birthday, Félix worries about his associates' loyalty and confronts Pacho. Walt and his team plan retaliatory kidnappings.

star 7.67
492 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Johnny Newman
Camelot

#18 - Camelot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 16, 2018

When the army pillages ​Sinaloa, ​an ambitious pot farmer pitches a plan to build a drug empire in Guadalajara. A young DEA agent transfers to Mexico.

star 7.65
1,199 votes
Writers: Clayton Trussell, Eric Newman
Ruben Zuno Arce

#19 - Ruben Zuno Arce

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

Multiple advisers counsel Félix to go into hiding as the Americans close in on the men involved in Kiki's murder. Amado helps Acosta resolve a feud.

star 7.64
371 votes
Directors: Amat Escalante
Writers: Clayton Trussell
Alea lacta Est

#20 - Alea lacta Est

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 13, 2020

Verdin taunts the DEA agents torturing him. Félix offers opium dealer Guerra a partnership deal. Benjamín's sister Enedina poses a new business idea.

star 7.63
415 votes
Directors: Amat Escalante
Writers: Eric Newman, Eva Aridjis