The BEST Episodes of Snowfall (2017)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 19, 2021

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 - Aired Aug 21, 2019

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 8.29
533 votes
Directors: Alonso Alvarez
Writers: Justin Hillian

#2 - Hedgehogs

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 28, 2019

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

star 8.26
528 votes
Directors: Carl Seaton
Writers: Emmy Grinwis

#3 - Education

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 20, 2018

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 8.23
567 votes
Directors: John Singleton
Writers: Dave Andron

#4 - Blackout

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 4, 2019

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 8.22
545 votes
Directors: Ben Younger
Writers: Leonard Chang, Walter Mosley

#5 - Aftermath

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 13, 2018

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

star 8.07
588 votes
Directors: Sunu Gonera
Writers: Emmy Grinwis, Sal Calleros
Protect and Swerve

#6 - Protect and Swerve

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 10, 2019

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 8.03
593 votes
Directors: Daniel Attias
Writers: Dave Andron
Cash and Carry

#7 - Cash and Carry

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 24, 2019

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 8.01
513 votes
Directors: Alonso Alvarez
Writers: Walter Mosley
The Game That Moves as You Play

#8 - The Game That Moves as You Play

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 31, 2019

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 8.00
543 votes
Directors: Logan Kibens
Writers: Dave Andron, Gary Phillps, Natalie Mejia

#9 - Confessions

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 14, 2019

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

star 7.99
532 votes
Directors: Erin Feeley
Writers: Natasha Tash Gray
The Bottoms

#10 - The Bottoms

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 7, 2019

Andre lets his guard down as he celebrates the LAPD's victory. Teddy questions Franklin's ability to control his operation, then suffers a setback of his own.

star 7.95
550 votes
Directors: Michael Lehmann
Writers: Enzo Mileti, Scott Wilson
Prometheus Rising

#11 - Prometheus Rising

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 2, 2018

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 7.94
592 votes
Directors: Alex Graves
Writers: Walter Mosley
The More You Make

#12 - The More You Make

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 17, 2019

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 7.94
550 votes
Directors: Tanya Hamilton
Writers: Leonard Chang

#13 - Serpiente

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 16, 2018

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 7.94
623 votes
Writers: Sal Calleros
Other Lives

#14 - Other Lives

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 11, 2019

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

star 7.93
489 votes
Directors: Sunu Gonera
Writers: Dave Andron

#15 - Sightlines

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 19, 2018

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 7.93
682 votes
Directors: Daniel Attias
Writers: Dave Andron
The Rubicon

#16 - The Rubicon

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 6, 2017

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

star 7.93
1,035 votes
Directors: John Singleton
Writers: Dave Andron

#17 - Surrender

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 6, 2018

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 7.93
573 votes
Directors: Logan Kibens
Writers: Leonard Chang
Jingle Bell Rock

#18 - Jingle Bell Rock

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 9, 2018

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
595 votes
Directors: Deborah Chow
Writers: Emmy Grinwis
The World Is Yours

#19 - The World Is Yours

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 30, 2018

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 7.88
585 votes
Directors: Clark Johnson
Writers: Aziza Barnes, Dave Andron
The Day

#20 - The Day

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 26, 2018

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 7.87
619 votes
Directors: Sunu Gonera
Writers: Leonard Chang

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 5, 2017

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 7.83
1,885 votes
Writers: Dave Andron, Eric Amadio, John Singleton
The Offer

#22 - The Offer

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 23, 2018

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 7.81
585 votes
Directors: Michael Lehmann
Writers: Aaron Slavick, Janine Salinas Schoenberg
Make Them Birds Fly

#23 - Make Them Birds Fly

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 12, 2017

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

star 7.80
1,618 votes
Writers: Dave Andron, Eric Amadio, John Singleton
Baby Teeth

#24 - Baby Teeth

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 23, 2017

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 7.77
1,161 votes
Directors: Solvan
Writers: Emmy Grinwis, Margaret Rose Lester, Sal Calleros
A Long Time Coming

#25 - A Long Time Coming

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 9, 2017

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 7.74
1,271 votes
Directors: Michael Lehmann
Writers: Tatiana Suarez-Pico