The BEST Episodes of Narcos: Mexico

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 5, 2019

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.


#1 - Leyenda

Season 1 - Episode 10

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

star 8.30
845 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Carlo Bernard
881 Lope de Vega

#2 - 881 Lope de Vega

Season 1 - Episode 9

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

star 8.17
830 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Clayton Trussell
The Colombian Connection

#3 - The Colombian Connection

Season 1 - Episode 5

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

star 7.98
884 votes
Directors: Amat Escalante
Writers: Andy Black
Just Say No

#4 - Just Say No

Season 1 - Episode 8

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 7.97
855 votes
Writers: Doug Miro
Jefe de Jefes

#5 - Jefe de Jefes

Season 1 - Episode 7

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

star 7.96
842 votes
Writers: Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson, Clayton Trussell
La Última Frontera

#6 - La Última Frontera

Season 1 - Episode 6

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
848 votes
Directors: Amat Escalante
Writers: Jessie Nickson-Lopez, Clayton Trussell
El Padrino

#7 - El Padrino

Season 1 - Episode 3

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 7.83
913 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Ashley Lyle, Bart Nickerson
The Plaza System

#8 - The Plaza System

Season 1 - Episode 2

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
986 votes
Writers: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro
Rafa, Rafa, Rafa!

#9 - Rafa, Rafa, Rafa!

Season 1 - Episode 4

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

star 7.69
890 votes
Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writers: Scott Teems

#10 - Camelot

Season 1 - Episode 1

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 7.66
1,094 votes
Writers: Eric Newman, Clayton Trussell