O Mecanismo

The BEST episodes of O Mecanismo

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

A scandal erupts in Brazil during an investigation of alleged government corruption via oil and construction companies. Loosely inspired by true events.

Last Updated: 5/18/2022Network: Netflix
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They Knew It All
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7.78
143 votes

#1 - They Knew It All

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/23/2018

The team pursues charges against João Pedro's family in an effort to get him to talk. A leak threatens to dismantle the entire operation.

Directors: Marcos Prado
Friendship Bridge
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7.77
66 votes

#2 - Friendship Bridge

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/10/2019

Following the cigarette lead, Ruffo heads to Paraguay. When Guilhome learns Ruffo is pursuing Ibrahim alone, he sets out to find him and bring him back.

Dirty Canasta
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7.71
68 votes

#3 - Dirty Canasta

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/10/2019

Rigo is unable to ignore the new wiretap recording. The prospect of Thames becoming president spurs Verena to find a way to break Bretch's silence.

Red Eyes
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7.70
153 votes

#4 - Red Eyes

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/23/2018

Verena feels like she can't trust anybody anymore. Ibrahim's wife is angered by what he has been doing in jail.

Directors: Marcos Prado
One Last Breath
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7.70
138 votes

#5 - One Last Breath

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/23/2018

Club 13 rushes to secure an agreement with the attorney general. A sewage leak opens Ruffo's eyes to small-scale corruption's parallels to Jet Wash.

Directors: Daniel Rezende
Doomsday
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7.67
138 votes

#6 - Doomsday

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/23/2018

Verena receives devastating personal news. Ruffo re-evaluates his priorities. Dimas and Claudio find out the fate of the "Doomsday" operation.

Directors: Daniel Rezende
Where Does the Mud Come From?
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7.63
71 votes

#7 - Where Does the Mud Come From?

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/10/2019

Ruffo gets a valuable piece of info from the secretary of the 13th contractor, Ricardo Bretch. Verena and Guilhome find themselves under investigation.

False Wall
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7.60
156 votes

#8 - False Wall

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/23/2018

Guilhome gets assistance from a surprising source. Verena goes after João Pedro as Judge Rigo weighs a momentous decision.

Directors: Marcos Prado
Del Este
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7.58
66 votes

#9 - Del Este

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/10/2019

Vander's illegal wiretap pays off. When Ibrahim's new venture gets off to a bad start, his money-hungry wife makes a fatal error.

Car Wash
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7.54
210 votes

#10 - Car Wash

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/23/2018

Police officer Marco Ruffo's family is threatened as he attempts to take down money-laundering criminal Roberto Ibrahim.

Directors: José Padilha
Cold Winds from the South
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7.52
162 votes

#11 - Cold Winds from the South

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/23/2018

While the team works hard to pull off an operation involving multiple targets, important evidence goes missing.

Directors: Felipe Prado
Halvah
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7.46
184 votes

#12 - Halvah

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/23/2018

Ten years later, Verena continues her investigation into Ibrahim and the currency dealers who work with him.

Directors: Felipe Prado
Addicts
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7.45
66 votes

#13 - Addicts

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/10/2019

Ruffo gets a surprise when he visits his wife at the ranch, and later makes a deal with Maria Tereza, who is followed home after picking up her son.

The Great Illusionist
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7.35
63 votes

#14 - The Great Illusionist

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/10/2019

Disciplined as ever, Bretch gets to work on a plan and gives his wife instructions. To find Ibrahim, Ruffo follows another trail Luz Maria has left.

The Ends and the Means
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7.33
64 votes

#15 - The Ends and the Means

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/10/2019

When Tom Carvalho tells Verena and the DA's office about shady deals involving former President Gino, Rigo issues orders that ignite a public firestorm.

Requiem
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7.26
62 votes

#16 - Requiem

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/10/2019

Verena finds herself at Ibrahim's mercy. When Eva is unable to convince Bretch to talk before Ibrahim does, she calls a political ally for help.