The BEST Episodes of Queen of the South

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 5, 2019

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.

El Mundo

#1 - El Mundo

Season 3 - Episode 13

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

star 8.21
488 votes
La Mujer en el Espejo

#2 - La Mujer en el Espejo

Season 4 - Episode 6

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

star 8.19
333 votes
Directors: Leon Ichaso
Writers: Jorge A. Reyes
Noche de las Chicas

#3 - Noche de las Chicas

Season 4 - Episode 5

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

star 8.09
380 votes
Directors: Jessica Lowrey
Writers: Davia Carter, Tom Garrigus

#4 - Cicatriz

Season 1 - Episode 13

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 8.07
1,234 votes
Directors: Matthew Penn
Writers: Scott Rosenbaum
El Diablo

#5 - El Diablo

Season 3 - Episode 9

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

star 8.02
544 votes

#6 - Justicia

Season 3 - Episode 12

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

star 8.02
535 votes
Amores Perros

#7 - Amores Perros

Season 4 - Episode 7

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

star 7.99
299 votes
Writers: Matthew J. Lieberman
Diez de Copas

#8 - Diez de Copas

Season 3 - Episode 11

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

star 7.99
532 votes
Hospitalidad Sureña

#9 - Hospitalidad Sureña

Season 4 - Episode 3

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

star 7.98
386 votes
Directors: Darren Grant
Writers: Mark Valadez
La Última Hora Mata (2)

#10 - La Última Hora Mata (2)

Season 2 - Episode 13

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

star 7.97
1,093 votes
Directors: David Boyd
Writers: Natalie Chaidez, Ryan O'Nan
La Muerte

#11 - La Muerte

Season 3 - Episode 10

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

star 7.96
547 votes
Directors: David Boyd
El Juicio

#12 - El Juicio

Season 3 - Episode 5

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

star 7.95
605 votes
Writers: Jorge A. Reyes
Bienvenidos a Nuevo Orleans

#13 - Bienvenidos a Nuevo Orleans

Season 4 - Episode 1

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

star 7.95
409 votes
Directors: Eduardo Sanchez
Writers: Dailyn Rodriguez
La Maldición

#14 - La Maldición

Season 4 - Episode 4

While Javier and Boaz deal with a personal problem, Teresa gets involved in a deadly turf war.

star 7.94
379 votes
Directors: Batan Silva
Writers: Fernanda Coppel, Jeremy Novick
Un Asunto de Familia

#15 - Un Asunto de Familia

Season 4 - Episode 2

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

star 7.94
409 votes
Writers: Benjamin Daniel Lobato
Los Pecados de los Padres

#16 - Los Pecados de los Padres

Season 4 - Episode 9

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

star 7.93
198 votes
Directors: Steve Acevedo
Writers: Tom Garrigus
La Noche Oscura del Alma

#17 - La Noche Oscura del Alma

Season 2 - Episode 11

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
1,196 votes
Directors: Tina Mabry
Writers: Benjamin Daniel Lobato
Todas las Horas Hieren (1)

#18 - Todas las Horas Hieren (1)

Season 2 - Episode 12

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

star 7.93
1,152 votes
Directors: Eduardo Sanchez
Writers: Ryan O'Nan
El Carro

#19 - El Carro

Season 3 - Episode 8

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

star 7.92
549 votes
Que Manden los Payasos

#20 - Que Manden los Payasos

Season 2 - Episode 10

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

star 7.88
1,219 votes
Directors: Loni Peristere
Writers: Jason Ganzel, Jorge A. Reyes
Secretos y Mentiras

#21 - Secretos y Mentiras

Season 4 - Episode 8

An FBI informant threatens Teresa's growing empire while she deals with turmoil within her family.

star 7.88
281 votes
Directors: Laura Belsey
Writers: Benjamin Daniel Lobato
La Ermitaña

#22 - La Ermitaña

Season 3 - Episode 1

Hiding from Camila in Malta, Teresa tries to launch a drug empire of her own by striking a deal with a dangerous money launderer.

star 7.87
716 votes
El Camino de la Muerte

#23 - El Camino de la Muerte

Season 2 - Episode 6

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

star 7.87
1,319 votes
Directors: David Boyd
Writers: Ryan O'Nan
Billete de Magia

#24 - Billete de Magia

Season 1 - Episode 8

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 7.85
1,308 votes
Directors: David Boyd
Writers: Gregg Hurwitz
El Colgado

#25 - El Colgado

Season 3 - Episode 2

On the run from hitmen in Malta, Teresa is helped by an old friend whose intentions are anything but clear.

star 7.85
667 votes