The BEST episodes of Narcos: Mexico

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

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

Last Updated: 3/23/2023Network:Netflix
Free Trade
823 votes

#1 - Free Trade

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 2/13/2020

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

Directors: Andrés Baiz
Watch Now:Amazon
1157 votes

#2 - Leyenda

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/16/2018

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

Directors: Andrés Baiz
881 Lope de Vega
1134 votes

#3 - 881 Lope de Vega

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/16/2018

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

Directors: Andrés Baiz
Growth, Prosperity, and Liberation
811 votes

#4 - Growth, Prosperity, and Liberation

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/13/2020

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.

Directors: Andrés Baiz
The Colombian Connection
1194 votes

#5 - The Colombian Connection

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/16/2018

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

Directors: Amat Escalante
Writer: Andy Black
Watch Now:Amazon
Just Say No
1160 votes

#6 - Just Say No

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/16/2018

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.

Writer: Doug Miro
Watch Now:Amazon
Se Cayó El Sistema
824 votes

#7 - Se Cayó El Sistema

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/13/2020

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

Directors: Amat Escalante
Writer: Doug Miro
Jefe de Jefes
1158 votes

#8 - Jefe de Jefes

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/16/2018

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

837 votes

#9 - AFO

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/13/2020

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

Directors: Marcela Said
La Última Frontera
1172 votes

#10 - La Última Frontera

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/16/2018

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.

Directors: Amat Escalante
519 votes

#11 - GDL

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/5/2021

With the Tijuana and Sinaloa cartels at war, everyone wonders where Juárez stands, but Amado has other plans in Cuba. Ramón seeks revenge against Chapo.

Directors: Wagner Moura
Writer: Wes Taylor
The Reckoning
524 votes

#12 - The Reckoning

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/5/2021

Andréa uncovers a startling connection, instigating a cascade of events. With Alex's help, Walt closes in on Benjamín. Hank threatens Amado.

Directors: Amat Escalante
La Jefa
514 votes

#13 - La Jefa

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/5/2021

Victor is shaken by a murder and takes action. Violence escalates in Tijuana. New boss Enedina develops a plan to challenge her cartel's rivals.

El Padrino
1251 votes

#14 - El Padrino

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/16/2018

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

Directors: Andrés Baiz
Los Juniors
526 votes

#15 - Los Juniors

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/5/2021

After a disappointing conversation with the Arellanos about purchasing land, the Sinaloa cartel reacts. Andréa continues investigating the narcojuniors.

Directors: Wagner Moura
Writer: Maggie Cohn
Watch Now:Amazon
The Plaza System
1339 votes

#16 - The Plaza System

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/16/2018

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.

Life in Wartime
516 votes

#17 - Life in Wartime

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/5/2021

Mexican and US authorities search in earnest for Amado. While in prison, Chapo makes moves to show he's the boss. Enedina sends Ramón on a mission.

Directors: Amat Escalante
Truth and Reconciliation
812 votes

#18 - Truth and Reconciliation

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/13/2020

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.

Directors: Amat Escalante
The Big Dig
844 votes

#19 - The Big Dig

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/13/2020

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.

Directors: Marcela Said
El Dedazo
822 votes

#20 - El Dedazo

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/13/2020

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.

Directors: Andrés Baiz
Rafa, Rafa, Rafa!
1221 votes

#21 - Rafa, Rafa, Rafa!

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/16/2018

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

Directors: Andrés Baiz
Writer: Scott Teems
Salva El Tigre
960 votes

#22 - Salva El Tigre

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/13/2020

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

Directors: Andrés Baiz
1454 votes

#23 - Camelot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/16/2018

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.

La Voz
497 votes

#24 - La Voz

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/5/2021

La Voz is targeted following its reporting on Colosio's assassins. Mayo and Chapo form an alliance against the Tijuana cartel. Victor asks questions.

Directors: Luis Ortega
Watch Now:Amazon
Boots on the Ground
519 votes

#25 - Boots on the Ground

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/5/2021

Walt joins a Mexican task force led by Gen. Rebollo aimed at catching those responsible for the Guadalajara massacre and Cardinal Posada's death.

Writer: Iturri Sosa

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