The BEST Episodes of The Mosquito Coast

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 31, 2021

Network: Apple TV+

A gripping adventure and layered character drama following the dangerous journey of a radical idealist and brilliant inventor, Allie Fox, who uproots his family for Mexico when they suddenly find themselves on the run from the US government.

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foxes and coyotes

#1 - foxes and coyotes

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 30, 2021

The Foxes enlist the help of two coyotes who promise to take them across the U.S. border into Mexico.

star 7.74
568 votes
Directors: Rupert Wyatt
Writers: Neil Cross
Light Out

#2 - Light Out

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 30, 2021

When the U.S. government finally tracks them down, the off-the-grid Fox family flees to begin a new life.

star 7.64
643 votes
Directors: Rupert Wyatt
Writers: Neil Cross, Tom Bissell
The Glass Sandwich

#3 - The Glass Sandwich

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 4, 2021

The Foxes are forced into a crisis that will either bring them back together or tear them apart forever.

star 7.60
459 votes
Directors: Clare Kilner
Writers: Gideon Yago

#4 - Calaca

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 28, 2021

Held captive by a shadowy organization, Allie and Margot must find a way to escape and get back to their kids.

star 7.57
477 votes
Writers: Emmy Grinwis
Bus Stop

#5 - Bus Stop

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 14, 2021

The Foxes seek refuge in an opulent hacienda, where a family’s all-powerful matriarch sees them as pawns in her own game.

star 7.52
506 votes
Writers: Michael D. Fuller
Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

#6 - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 7, 2021

With the Feds closing in on them, the Foxes and Chuy must cross the desert on foot—and face adversity both natural and man-made.

star 7.47
538 votes
Directors: Jeremy Podeswa
Writers: Ian Scott McCullough, Neil Cross
Elvis, Jesus, Coca-Cola

#7 - Elvis, Jesus, Coca-Cola

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 21, 2021

Arriving in Mexico City, the Fox parents attempt to connect with Allie’s mysterious contact while the kids get into trouble.

star 7.36
495 votes
Directors: Tinge Krishnan
Writers: Anya Leta