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The Best Episodes of El Chapo

Every episode of El Chapo ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of El Chapo!

A look at the life of notorious drug kingpin, El Chapo, from his early days in the 1980s working for the Guadalajara Cartel, to his rise to power of during the '90s and his ultimate downfall in 2016.

Genres:DramaCrime
Network:Univision

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "El Chapo" is "Episode 12", rated 8.3/10 from 350 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Episode 12" aired on 12/3/2017 and is rated 0.2 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Episode 3".

  • Episode 12
    8.3/10 350 votes

    #1 - Episode 12

    Season 2 Episode 12 - Aired 2017-12-03

    Joaquín Guzmán Loera talks 'La Muñeca' and 'Tony Tormenta' into working with him against Arturo Bernal Leyda and 'El Cano'. 'Don Sol' is seen as Mexican president.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 3
    8.1/10 485 votes

    #2 - Episode 3

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-05-07

    Ramon will do anything to take revenge on El Chapo. Mr. Sol meets with Gabriela to question her about the murder of colonel Blanco.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 4
    8.1/10 352 votes

    #3 - Episode 4

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-10-08

    Joaquín Guzmán Loera set up a trap for Raciel Cárdenas in order to take over Nuevo Laredo after the arrest. 'El Chapo' and 'La Federación' started a war against 'El Cano' and the bloodthirsty army of 'Los Emes'.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 4
    8.0/10 451 votes

    #4 - Episode 4

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2017-05-07

    El Chapo proposes Herrerias to give him part of his merchandise in El Salvador as long as he becomes his ally. El Chapo is summoned to talk about business with Herreria, but it is a trap of lieutenant Rosado to hand him to the police.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 10
    8.0/10 302 votes

    #5 - Episode 10

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2017-11-19

    Joaquín Guzmán Loera orders the hunt of Arturo Bernal Leyda, who attacks him in his territory of Sinaloa with the help of 'El Cano' and 'Chente'. Nazario Moreno walks out of 'La Federación' after 'El Chapo's new war.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 3
    7.9/10 344 votes

    #6 - Episode 3

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2017-10-01

    Joaquín Guzmán Loera escapes the GAFES’s arrest and later convinces them of working with him. 'El Chapo' organizes 'La Federación' with the ultimate leaders of drug trafficking after the Avendaños's fall.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 9
    7.9/10 302 votes

    #7 - Episode 9

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2017-11-12

    Arturo Bernal Leyda acts as peacemaker between Joaquín Guzmán Loera and 'El Cano' and 'Chente'. 'El Chapo' betrays the two fundamental partners of 'La Federación' to get one of his sons out of jail.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 2
    7.9/10 269 votes

    #8 - Episode 2

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-07-10

    Don Sol agrees to marry Berta to fulfill his political goals. Men of El Chapo confess to the US police that he was about to put a bomb in the embassy. Mayel is arrested, Joaquin stops the Malaysia operations in exchange for his release.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 10
    7.9/10 240 votes

    #9 - Episode 10

    Season 3 Episode 10 - Aired 2018-07-20

    The men of El Chapo begin to dig the tunnel so he can escape. El Chapo manages to escape with the help of his men and the contacts of Don Sol.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 13
    7.9/10 271 votes

    #10 - Episode 13

    Season 3 Episode 13 - Aired 2018-07-25

    Esteban demands from Don Sol that he resign, he refuses and threatens to confess that Chapo paid for his campaign and that he helped him escape from prison. Don Sol suspects that El Chapo will hide with Marcelo and sends the army to look for him. While Gortari wants to appoint his daughter as presidential candidate but eventually Don Sol earns his trust and is himself appointed.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 7
    7.8/10 420 votes

    #11 - Episode 7

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-05-21

    El Chapo gets upset to know that one of his women is with another man. After a long time in the punishment cell, El Chapo returns to his cell where he thinks he will rest from so many humiliations.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 1
    7.8/10 366 votes

    #12 - Episode 1

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2017-09-17

    Joaquín Guzmán Loera receives a visit from his second wife Graciela. After Amado’s death, Benjamín and Ramón Avendaño become the new drug-trafficking lords.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 2
    7.8/10 344 votes

    #13 - Episode 2

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-09-24

    After escaping the Puente Grande Penitentiary, Joaquín Guzmán Loera asks ‘Chito’ to turn himself in to the police and declare that only he helped him break out in a laundry cart. 'El Chapo' and 'Don Sol' agree to finish off the Avendaño Brothers.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 1
    7.8/10 299 votes

    #14 - Episode 1

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-07-09

    El Chapo and his men find the perfect place to build the world's largest drug lab. Don Sol gives Franco money and demands that he stay away from him, but he rejects it. DEA analysis shows that the Sinaloa cartel has rapidly expanded operations in the entire world.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 8
    7.8/10 248 votes

    #15 - Episode 8

    Season 3 Episode 8 - Aired 2018-07-18

    El Chapo begins to get contacts in jail to avoid being extradited and escape. Esteban asks his wife to publicly clarify the problem he has with one of his properties and Don Sol is enraged when he realizes it.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 2
    7.7/10 496 votes

    #16 - Episode 2

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2017-04-30

    Chino visits Ramon to give him information about the whereabouts of El Chapo in exchange of five million dollars. Ramon goes after El Chapo and turns the airport into a battle field.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 6
    7.7/10 417 votes

    #17 - Episode 6

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2017-05-14

    Gabriela is killed for having the copies of the files of El Chapo. El Chapo begins his days in jail and thinks about how to escape.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 11
    7.7/10 305 votes

    #18 - Episode 11

    Season 2 Episode 11 - Aired 2017-12-03

    Pain gets hold of Joaquín Guzmán Loera after the murder of his son, 'El Moreno', so he leaves Ismael in charge of the war. 'Don Sol' fears that 'El Cano', 'Chente' and Arturo Bernal Leyda might use 'El Chapo's weakness in their favor.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 3
    7.7/10 261 votes

    #19 - Episode 3

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-07-11

    El Chapo sends Elba to live in another house so no one will hurt her. Don Sol and El Chapo make an agreement to make the police believe that he is trying to catch him and that both can fulfill their plans. A journalist of El Popular investigates allegations that Don Sol is protecting El Chapo.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 4
    7.7/10 258 votes

    #20 - Episode 4

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2018-07-12

    Isidoro leaves a message for El Chapo demanding him to defend his place, since he is determined to be his worst enemy. Elba tells El Chapo that she is expecting twins.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 7
    7.7/10 250 votes

    #21 - Episode 7

    Season 3 Episode 7 - Aired 2018-07-17

    El Chapo is arrested by the army and Don Sol informs Esteban that the world will find out that they caught the most important drug trafficker in the world. Don Sol meets Franco and his wife discovers him.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 11
    7.7/10 235 votes

    #22 - Episode 11

    Season 3 Episode 11 - Aired 2018-07-23

    El Chapo makes clear the distribution of his power if he could not take over the organization. Franco tells Don Sol that he will go to work in another state because he is tired of having to hide so nobody knows about their relationship.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 5
    7.6/10 430 votes

    #23 - Episode 5

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2017-05-14

    El Chapo is taken to Mexico by the military forces. Conrado Sol has to make a press conference to present El Chapo as the most important drug trafficker of Mexico.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 7
    7.6/10 316 votes

    #24 - Episode 7

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2017-10-29

    Joaquín Guzmán Loera is the leader of a drug war sponsored by Felipe Alarcón and 'Don Sol' against 'El Cano', 'Los Emes' and 'Chente'. 'El Chapo' bribes the jury of a beauty pageant in order to make Elba Coronado the queen.

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    Writer: N/A

  • Episode 8
    7.6/10 352 votes

    #25 - Episode 8

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2017-11-05

    Joaquín Guzmán Loera promises 'Don Sol' he can end the failed Drug War and bring peace to the country. Thousands of innocents suffer the consequences of the conflict between 'La Federación', 'Los Emes' and 'Chente'.

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