The BEST Episodes of Queen of the South

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 27, 2020

Network: USA Network

Teresa Mendoza, is a woman who is forced to run and seek refuge in America after her drug-dealing boyfriend is unexpectedly murdered in Mexico. In the process, she teams up with an unlikely figure from her past to bring down the leader of the very drug trafficking ring that has her on the run.

Vienen Por Ti

#1 - Vienen Por Ti

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 29, 2019

Teresa must solidify a new business deal to take down an enemy - but an unexpected visitor arrives.

star 8.36
583 votes
Writers: Dailyn Rodriguez, Tom Garrigus
Diosa de la Guerra

#2 - Diosa de la Guerra

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 22, 2019

Teresa takes out a group of mercenaries while expanding her empire to an unexpected place.

star 8.17
542 votes
Writers: Benjamin Daniel Lobato, Matthew J. Lieberman
El Mundo

#3 - El Mundo

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 13, 2018

Reeling from a surprise attack, Teresa makes a bold move to seize the throne.

star 8.16
555 votes
Lo Que Más Temes

#4 - Lo Que Más Temes

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 8, 2019

Teresa works to ease tensions between her business partners after she discovers that someone is stealing from her.

star 8.16
525 votes
Writers: Jorge A. Reyes, Mark Valadez
La Mujer en el Espejo

#5 - La Mujer en el Espejo

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 11, 2019

Dealing with the losses of a drug war, Teresa and Dumas finally strike a truce.

star 8.10
542 votes
Directors: Leon Ichaso
Writers: Jorge A. Reyes
Mientras Dormías

#6 - Mientras Dormías

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 15, 2019

Teresa's closest allies must make difficult decisions without her when she cannot.

star 8.06
532 votes
Writers: Fernanda Coppel
Cicatriz

#7 - Cicatriz

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 15, 2016

Teresa risks her life to protect Güero’s book by any means necessary. Camila’s takeover becomes rocky and Epifanio gets new intel that changes everything.

star 8.05
1,285 votes
Directors: Matthew Penn
Writers: Scott Rosenbaum
El Diablo

#8 - El Diablo

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 16, 2018

To help wipe out her Phoenix rivals, Teresa gets into bed with an ambitious politician.

star 8.00
602 votes
Los Pecados de los Padres

#9 - Los Pecados de los Padres

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 1, 2019

Teresa must choose between leaving New Orleans and compromising her morals.

star 7.98
514 votes
Directors: Steve Acevedo
Writers: Tom Garrigus
Noche de las Chicas

#10 - Noche de las Chicas

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 4, 2019

El Gordo introduces Teresa to Russian drug queenpin Oksana in the hopes of forging a partnership.

star 7.97
576 votes
Directors: Jessica Lowrey
Writers: Davia Carter, Tom Garrigus
Justicia

#11 - Justicia

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 6, 2018

Teresa tries to free a friend from his cage and comes face to face with her sworn enemy.

star 7.97
601 votes
La Última Hora Mata (2)

#12 - La Última Hora Mata (2)

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Aug 31, 2017

In the final showdown between Teresa and Camila, they are forced to accept the truth that there can be only one queen.

star 7.96
1,141 votes
Directors: David Boyd
Writers: Natalie Chaidez, Ryan O'Nan
Amores Perros

#13 - Amores Perros

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 18, 2019

On her day off, Teresa is hunted by a sicario from her previous life while on the road.

star 7.94
526 votes
Writers: Matthew J. Lieberman
La Muerte

#14 - La Muerte

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 23, 2018

Returning to Bolivia, Teresa risks her life to prove her loyalty to El Santo.

star 7.94
611 votes
Directors: David Boyd
Writers:
Hospitalidad Sureña

#15 - Hospitalidad Sureña

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 20, 2019

A corrupt judge wants in on Teresa's deal when he learns about her business.

star 7.93
577 votes
Directors: Darren Grant
Writers: Mark Valadez
La Noche Oscura del Alma

#16 - La Noche Oscura del Alma

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 17, 2017

Teresa goes on the run to flee Camila, but she realizes the time for running is over after a showdown with hired guns.

star 7.93
1,268 votes
Directors: Tina Mabry
Writers: Benjamin Daniel Lobato
Diez de Copas

#17 - Diez de Copas

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 30, 2018

Teresa hunts for a mole inside her own operation and faces a terrible choice.

star 7.92
599 votes
Todas las Horas Hieren (1)

#18 - Todas las Horas Hieren (1)

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Aug 24, 2017

Eager to break away from Camila, Teresa forges new, uneasy alliances and brings the fight to Camila's doorstep.

star 7.92
1,202 votes
Directors: Eduardo Sanchez
Writers: Ryan O'Nan
El Juicio

#19 - El Juicio

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 19, 2018

An old enemy lays siege to Teresa's new Phoenix winery; in defending her business, she finds passion with an old friend.

star 7.91
660 votes
Writers: Jorge A. Reyes
El Camino de la Muerte

#20 - El Camino de la Muerte

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 13, 2017

Captured by narco-cult leader El Santo, Teresa embarks on a spiritual journey with real-world consequences.

star 7.90
1,391 votes
Directors: David Boyd
Writers: Ryan O'Nan
El Carro

#21 - El Carro

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 9, 2018

In a bold plan to take over all drug distribution in Phoenix, Teresa makes a deal with the devil.

star 7.89
607 votes
Un Asunto de Familia

#22 - Un Asunto de Familia

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 13, 2019

Teresa's deal with a smuggler goes sieways when a local kingpin discovers she's smuggling cocaine.

star 7.89
598 votes
Writers: Benjamin Daniel Lobato
Billete de Magia

#23 - Billete de Magia

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 11, 2016

A desperate Camila attempts an incredibly risky heist. Meanwhile, Teresa goes undercover and, with her life on the line, is forced to make a choice that forever changes her.

star 7.89
1,381 votes
Directors: David Boyd
Writers: Gregg Hurwitz
Bienvenidos a Nuevo Orleans

#24 - Bienvenidos a Nuevo Orleans

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 6, 2019

Teresa expands her business and proves herself to a smuggler who offers her a business opportunity.

star 7.88
590 votes
Directors: Eduardo Sanchez
Writers: Dailyn Rodriguez
Que Manden los Payasos

#25 - Que Manden los Payasos

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 10, 2017

When Teresa competes with James for Camila's trust, she begins to question everything; Epifanio plans to leave the cartel world for good.

star 7.87
1,266 votes
Directors: Loni Peristere
Writers: Jason Ganzel, Jorge A. Reyes