The BEST episodes of Penoza

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

When her husband, a notorious drug lord, is wound up in the eyes of their youngest son, Carmen makes a drastic decision. Penoza sketches a penetrating picture of the Dutch underworld in which choices regarding family loyalty and money are on the cutting edge to be made. Penoza is told as a family saga with Carmen, a working mother with an exceptional profession at the head.

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Dangerous encounter
92 votes

#1 - Dangerous encounter

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/11/2015

Out of Hand
267 votes

#2 - Out of Hand

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/13/2013

With Luther is detained for murder, Carmen decides to pursue Henk Ooms on her own. But when things begin to unravel as she executes her plan, will Carmen come out on top of this brutal game?

At the Top of the Crime
278 votes

#3 - At the Top of the Crime

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/24/2010

Carmen and her children agree to leave Amsterdam by faking a trip on Frans' boat while secretly planning a dash to the airport. Memories about his father's murderer come back to haunt Boris.

Mutual Distrust
282 votes

#4 - Mutual Distrust

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/10/2010

Carmen is forced to find a new contact at the harbor before the transport can go ahead. Andre is furious when he finds out about Schiller's stolen stash, but Irwan insists Frans was behind it all.

Who's Next?
220 votes

#5 - Who's Next?

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/23/2012

When a dead body surfaces, tension and distrust mounts within the family. Hanneke reveals her own suspicions of Carmen to Detective Leeflang and soon the District Attorney encourages the investigation to focus on Carmen.

Violent Outcome
58 votes

#6 - Violent Outcome

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/15/2015

Directors: Shariff Korver
Episode 10
29 votes

#7 - Episode 10

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/29/2017

The Hour of Truth
301 votes

#8 - The Hour of Truth

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/31/2010

Boris is able to tell his mother about the identity of his father's murderer, but Carmen doesn't know who to believe and Steven's wife reveals the truth behind the drug haul.

Under Pressure
347 votes

#9 - Under Pressure

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/26/2010

Carmen's brother Irwan reveals that, along with Frans and Steven, he stole a drug haul from a ruthless dealer Christian Schiller. Believing she's now obliged to pay the debt, Carmen reluctantly agrees to run the family 'business'.

Attempt to flee
93 votes

#10 - Attempt to flee

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/1/2013

Carmen's plan to flee abroad with the children has come together, but the net is closing around her and Jim Leeflang is hot on her heels. She must risk everything to escape from the world of crime.

Dark family ties
60 votes

#11 - Dark family ties

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/8/2015

Directors: Shariff Korver
Painful abduction
217 votes

#12 - Painful abduction

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/6/2013

Carmen prepares to do whatever it takes to save her latest consignment from a rival gang. Serbian criminal Zarko proves a ruthless opponent, and it seems the Justice Department haven't been so quiet.

Episode 9
28 votes

#13 - Episode 9

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/22/2017

Hiding and confess?
111 votes

#14 - Hiding and confess?

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/3/2013

Carmen goes into hiding on an old canal boat that used to belong to Frans. Now that Luther is back on her side, she gets him to protect the children and find out for sure whether Storm is the mole.

Danger lurking
192 votes

#15 - Danger lurking

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/29/2013

Carmen plans to launder a large sum of money through one of Simon Zwart's construction projects and leave the cocaine business behind. She tries to bring property tycoon Jack van Zon in on the deal.

Violent setbacks
91 votes

#16 - Violent setbacks

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/24/2013

Social Services threaten to remove Carmen's parental authority. She asks Luther to take little Irwan to safety while she makes preparations to leave the country. Jack van Zon holds Sandrina hostage.

Widow runs again
117 votes

#17 - Widow runs again

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/13/2015

Unpleasant Surprises
347 votes

#18 - Unpleasant Surprises

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/19/2010

Frans is in intensive care and Inspector Leeflang tells Carmen the police have been observing his hash-smuggling business. Steven, Frans' business partner, gets a visit from a rival gang looking for their missing drug haul.

Dirty power games
128 votes

#19 - Dirty power games

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/17/2013

Carmen organises a meeting to clear the air and draw a line under the past, but Berry isn't easily pacified and plots to steal the drugs. Property tycoon Jack van Zon visits Sandrina and Simon Zwart.

Secrets unraveled
54 votes

#20 - Secrets unraveled

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/25/2015

Directors: Shariff Korver
No Way Back
279 votes

#21 - No Way Back

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/17/2010

Carmen asks Schiller if they can postpone the transport, but he has debts of his own to pay and refuses, telling her that he taken something as insurance. Will Steven squeal to the police?

The Guardian
217 votes

#22 - The Guardian

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/6/2013

At a family funeral, Carmen is confronted with the shady figures who dragged her back into this dangerous criminal underworld. She realizes that she must prepare a strong offence of her own in order to protect what's left of her family.

Wanhopige zoektocht
92 votes

#23 - Wanhopige zoektocht

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/4/2015

Chaos in the underworld
63 votes

#24 - Chaos in the underworld

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/18/2015

Directors: Shariff Korver
Visit of youth care
97 votes

#25 - Visit of youth care

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/10/2013

Carmen comes up with a plan to get the seized drugs back from the Justice Department and return them to the Mexican cartel. Leeflang tries to get Natalie on his side, and John decides he's had enough.

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