The BEST Episodes of Queen of the South

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 25, 2022

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.

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El Final

#1 - El Final

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 9, 2021

Pote, Kelly Anne, and James try to disappear, but they must fend off attacks from Devon Finch and Boaz.

star 8.33
420 votes
Writers: Benjamin Daniel Lobato, Dailyn Rodriguez
Vienen Por Ti

#2 - 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 8.28
764 votes
Writers: Dailyn Rodriguez, Tom Garrigus
Diosa de la Guerra

#3 - 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 8.11
705 votes
Writers: Benjamin Daniel Lobato, Matthew J. Lieberman
El Mundo

#4 - 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 8.09
668 votes
Lo Que Más Temes

#5 - 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 8.08
670 votes
Writers: Jorge A. Reyes, Mark Valadez
Cicatriz

#6 - 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 8.03
1,413 votes
Directors: Matthew Penn
Writers: Scott Rosenbaum
La Mujer en el Espejo

#7 - 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 7.98
688 votes
Directors: Leon Ichaso
Writers: Jorge A. Reyes
Mientras Dormías

#8 - Mientras Dormías

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 15, 2019

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

star 7.98
686 votes
Writers: Fernanda Coppel
Fantasmas

#9 - Fantasmas

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 7, 2021

Teresa sets out to expand her business in New York City while James proves his allegiance to Teresa.

star 7.95
507 votes
Writers: Benjamin Daniel Lobato, Dailyn Rodriguez
La Situacion

#10 - La Situacion

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 28, 2021

With the Judge dead and Dumas behind bars, Teresa finds herself in the cross-hairs of the FBI.

star 7.94
445 votes
Writers: Olivia Cuartero-Briggs
La Última Hora Mata (2)

#11 - 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 7.94
1,265 votes
Directors: David Boyd
Writers: Natalie Chaidez, Ryan O'Nan
El Zorro en La Gallinera

#12 - El Zorro en La Gallinera

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired May 19, 2021

Boaz makes moves to dismantle the Mendoza Cartel once and for all.

star 7.93
444 votes
Directors: Leon Ichaso
Writers: Dailyn Rodriguez, Matthew J. Lieberman
El Diablo

#13 - 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 7.93
726 votes
A Prueba de Balas

#14 - A Prueba de Balas

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 2, 2021

While Pote and Kelly Anne adapt to suburban life, Devon Finch reappears, forcing Teresa and James to go after Kostya in New York.

star 7.92
400 votes
Directors: Jessica Lowrey
Writers: Tom Garrigus
No Te Pierdas La Cabeza

#15 - No Te Pierdas La Cabeza

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 21, 2021

After the Judge places a bounty on Dumas's head, Teresa sends James to rescue him.

star 7.92
454 votes
Writers: Matthew J. Lieberman
Noche de las Chicas

#16 - 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 7.91
725 votes
Directors: Jessica Lowrey
Writers: Davia Carter, Tom Garrigus
Todas las Horas Hieren (1)

#17 - 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 7.91
1,329 votes
Writers: Ryan O'Nan
La Noche Oscura del Alma

#18 - 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 7.91
1,392 votes
Directors: Tina Mabry
Writers: Benjamin Daniel Lobato
Justicia

#19 - 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 7.90
714 votes
Me Llevo Manhattan

#20 - Me Llevo Manhattan

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 14, 2021

With tensions rising, Teresa arranges a sit down in New York between the Dominicans and the Russians.

star 7.90
465 votes
Writers: Tom Garrigus
Amores Perros

#21 - 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 7.90
673 votes
Writers: Matthew J. Lieberman
Mas Dinero Mas Problemas

#22 - Mas Dinero Mas Problemas

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired May 5, 2021

Teresa travels to Germany after Oksana gets cheated in a drug deal.

star 7.89
423 votes
Writers: Joseph C. Wilson
Los Pecados de los Padres

#23 - 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 7.89
659 votes
Directors: Steve Acevedo
Writers: Tom Garrigus
Hospitalidad Sureña

#24 - 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 7.89
722 votes
Directors: Darren Grant
Writers: Mark Valadez
El Camino de la Muerte

#25 - 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 7.88
1,523 votes
Directors: David Boyd
Writers: Ryan O'Nan
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