The BEST Episodes of Snowfall

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 1, 2019

Network: FX

A look at the early days of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles during the beginning of the 1980s

Pocket Full of Rocks

#1 - Pocket Full of Rocks

Season 3 - Episode 7

Andre is forced to ask for Franklin's help. Julia proposes a new plan to Teddy. Gustavo clears the way for his own vision.

star 8.36
435 votes
Writers: Justin Hillian

#2 - Hedgehogs

Season 3 - Episode 8

Andre receives help from an unexpected source. Franklin finds himself exposed. Julia forces Teddy’s hand.

star 8.34
421 votes
Directors: Carl Seaton
Writers: Emmy Grinwis

#3 - Blackout

Season 3 - Episode 9

Franklin struggles with the fallout from his actions as his family prepares for the worst. Teddy scrambles to keep his operation afloat. Gustavo unveils his plan for the future.

star 8.29
431 votes
Directors: Ben Younger
Writers: Leonard Chang, Walter Mosley

#4 - Education

Season 2 - Episode 10

Franklin faces the consequences of his actions. Teddy pulls out all the stops to assist his partners. Lucia must sacrifice to save Gustavo's life.

star 8.19
503 votes
Directors: John Singleton
Writers: Dave Andron
Protect and Swerve

#5 - Protect and Swerve

Season 3 - Episode 1

Franklin and Cissy look to make an investment in the community, while Andre tries to figure out what is destroying it. Jerome unveils his new business. A new cook on the streets is competing with Franklin's crew. Teddy's operation in Mexico becomes more complicated.

star 8.11
490 votes
Directors: Daniel Attias
Writers: Dave Andron

#6 - Aftermath

Season 2 - Episode 9

Franklin receives some devastating news. Teddy attempts to turn a foe into an ally. Lucia and Gustavo make plans to leave L.A.

star 8.09
532 votes
Directors: Sunu Gonera
Writers: Emmy Grinwis, Sal Calleros
The Game That Moves as You Play

#7 - The Game That Moves as You Play

Season 3 - Episode 4

Franklin and Melody reconnect. The LAPD takes a stand against Franklin’s growing operation. Teddy is forced to clean up Gustavo’s mess. Andre’s fight with the Saint Family becomes personal.

star 8.08
447 votes
Directors: Logan Kibens
Writers: Dave Andron, Gary Phillps, Natalie Mejia
Cash and Carry

#8 - Cash and Carry

Season 3 - Episode 3

Franklin puts his new business plan into motion, then takes a business trip with Avi. Teddy and Julia work hard to forge new alliances in Costa Rica. Gustavo struggles to learn how to work with his new Mexican partner.

star 8.06
418 votes
Directors: Alonso Alvarez
Writers: Walter Mosley

#9 - Confessions

Season 3 - Episode 6

Alton confronts Franklin about his government alliance. Julia helps Teddy meet Rigo’s demands. Gustavo gets proactive.

star 8.05
431 votes
Directors: Erin Feeley
Writers: Natasha Tash Gray
The Bottoms

#10 - The Bottoms

Season 3 - Episode 5

Andre is forced to ask for Franklin's help. Julia proposes a new plan to Teddy. Gustavo clears the way for his own vision.

star 8.04
456 votes
Directors: Michael Lehmann
Writers: Enzo Mileti, Scott Wilson
Other Lives

#11 - Other Lives

Season 3 - Episode 10

Franklin walks a different path. Life in South Central begins to change forever.

star 8.02
377 votes
Directors: Sunu Gonera
Writers: Dave Andron
The More You Make

#12 - The More You Make

Season 3 - Episode 2

Faced with mounting problems on the street, Franklin pivots his business model. Andre investigates a murder connected to Franklin's family. Teddy uses Gustavo to help broker a new deal in Mexico, then receives a surprise visitor upon returning home.

star 8.01
455 votes
Directors: Tanya Hamilton
Writers: Leonard Chang
The Rubicon

#13 - The Rubicon

Season 1 - Episode 10

Franklin solidifies his future. Teddy’s hand is forced. Lucia decides between business and family.

star 7.95
929 votes
Directors: John Singleton
Writers: Dave Andron
Prometheus Rising

#14 - Prometheus Rising

Season 2 - Episode 3

Two murders tear a divide in Franklin's crew and set them on a collision course with Lucia, who has an agenda of her own. Teddy and Matt must appease their Colombian partners.

star 7.95
532 votes
Directors: Alex Graves
Writers: Walter Mosley

#15 - Sightlines

Season 2 - Episode 1

Franklin struggles to keep up with the demands of his growing organization. As political tides shift, the CIA cuts Teddy’s support, as he travels to recruit a new pilot. Feeling pressure to expand her business, Lucia crosses a line to impress a dangerous new partner.

star 7.95
615 votes
Directors: Daniel Attias
Writers: Dave Andron

#16 - Surrender

Season 2 - Episode 8

Franklin resorts to extreme measures when dissatisfaction in his crew reaches a fever pitch. Lucia and Gustavo secure a deal to save their lives.

star 7.94
517 votes
Directors: Logan Kibens
Writers: Leonard Chang

#17 - Serpiente

Season 2 - Episode 5

When Franklin needs Teddy's help to clear the air with an old partner, Teddy sees a business opportunity. Lucia comes to the realization not everyone in her crew is who they seem to be.

star 7.93
563 votes
Writers: Sal Calleros
Jingle Bell Rock

#18 - Jingle Bell Rock

Season 2 - Episode 4

With morale dipping, Franklin takes steps in order to ensure his crew's loyalty. Lucia’s guard starts to come down after a dramatic encounter, but some of her compassion may be misguided. Teddy is confronted with the sins of the past, causing Matt to see his brother in a new light.

star 7.90
537 votes
Directors: Deb Chow
Writers: Emmy Grinwis
The Day

#19 - The Day

Season 2 - Episode 2

Franklin finds a new cocaine connect in the form of his captor, Reed Thompson. Lucia and Gustavo contemplate whether or not to let Pedro back into the business.

star 7.88
554 votes
Directors: Sunu Gonera
Writers: Leonard Chang
The World Is Yours

#20 - The World Is Yours

Season 2 - Episode 7

Franklin attempts to reinforce that business comes first when an employee steps out of line. Teddy and Matt run into some unexpected company when trying to get their business back on track. Lucia and Gustavo make an offer.

star 7.87
528 votes
Directors: Clark Johnson
Writers: Dave Andron, Aziza Barnes

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1

South Central street entreprenuer Franklin Saint takes a leap into the cocaine game. Disgruntled CIA officer Teddy McDonald allies with a Contra soldier. Luchador wrestler Gustavo "El Oso" Zapata makes inroads with a Mexican cartel family. Series premiere of a drama series set against the early days of the crack cocaine epidemic.

star 7.84
1,764 votes
Writers: Dave Andron, Eric Amadio, John Singleton
Baby Teeth

#22 - Baby Teeth

Season 1 - Episode 8

Franklin’s business ramps up, causing a rift in his inexperienced crew. Teddy pulls out all the stops to protect Alejandro. While visiting her dying father, Lucia has a realization.

star 7.81
1,056 votes
Directors: Solvan
Writers: Margaret Rose Lester, Emmy Grinwis, Sal Calleros
Make Them Birds Fly

#23 - Make Them Birds Fly

Season 1 - Episode 2

Franklin struggles with the reality of his new enterprise. Teddy’s distrust of Alejandro escalates. Gustavo confronts his new partners.

star 7.80
1,503 votes
Writers: Dave Andron, Eric Amadio, John Singleton
The Offer

#24 - The Offer

Season 2 - Episode 6

Franklin must deal with his past in order to retrieve stolen merchandise. Teddy and Matt take a trip to Central America. Now in the crosshairs of La Fuerza, Lucia and Gustavo set out to find the one thing that can save them.

star 7.80
527 votes
Directors: Michael Lehmann
Writers: Aaron Slavick, Janine Salinas Schoenberg
A Long Time Coming

#25 - A Long Time Coming

Season 1 - Episode 6

Franklin turns to Jerome for guidance, resulting in an unexpected encounter. Teddy contemplates a different future for his family. Gustavo and Lucia enlist business partners from Gustavo’s past.

star 7.75
1,136 votes
Directors: Michael Lehmann
Writers: Tatiana Suarez‐Pico