Queen of the South - Episode Guide

Season 1

Piloto

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Jun 23, 2016

Piloto

On the series premiere of QUEEN OF THE SOUTH the Mexican drug cartel comes after Teresa Mendoza with a vengeance and she is forced to run and do whatever it takes to survive. Teresa's fate is sealed in the dangerous narco world forever and she has to prove her worth to Camila. Meanwhile, Epifanio gets closer in his hunt. Back in Mexico, Brenda desperately tries to find Teresa and hide from the cartel.

Cuarenta Minutos

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Jun 30, 2016

Cuarenta Minutos

Still reeling from the loss of Guero's (Jon Ecker) and her escape to America, Teresa has to fend for herself and avoids being forced into prostitution by proving her worth to Camila. Epifanio's hunt for Teresa leads him to contact Camila. Meanwhile, in Mexico, Brenda, desperately tries to contact Teresa as she and Tony evade Epifanio's hit men.

Estrategia de Entrada

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Jul 7, 2016

Estrategia de Entrada

Camila sends Teresa on a major drug operation to test her loyalty. When Teresa plays a pivotal role in the pickup, she takes a real step toward being trapped into Camila's dark narco world. Camila enlists Teo, a high-powered lawyer, to help her with first big secretive move into taking over Epifanio's cartel. Meanwhile, Brenda, still on the run, finally makes contact with Teresa, who helps her escape, but not how she expected.

Lirio de los Valles

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Jul 14, 2016

Lirio de los Valles

An unexpected and deadly hiccup mars Teresa's first solo drug run, forcing James and Camila to clean up the mess. Teresa soon finds herself in further when one of Epifanio's hitmen, "Batman" (Gerardo Taracena) discovers that she's in Dallas, which also forces Camila to make a risky deal on Teresa's behalf. Meanwhile, Brenda and Tony arrive in Dallas.

Un Alma. Un Mapa. Dos Futuros.

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Jul 21, 2016

Un Alma. Un Mapa. Dos Futuros.

Teresa advances her plans after witnessing a horrific incident; and Brenda, who's safely in Dallas, begins assembling a team to help her sell drugs.

El Engaño Como la Regla

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Jul 28, 2016

El Engaño Como la Regla

Camila, who's deep in debt and short on supply, contemplates giving up Teresa; and Brenda's drug enterprise causes problems between her and Tony.

El Hombre Pájaro

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Aug 4, 2016

El Hombre Pájaro

Camila sends Teresa on a dangerous mission; and Brenda, facing a supply shortage, puts her crew in the line of fire.

Billete de Magia

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Aug 11, 2016

Billete de Magia

Camila attempts a risky heist; and Teresa is forced to make a life-changing decision while undercover.

Coge Todo Lo Que Puede Llevar

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Aug 18, 2016

Coge Todo Lo Que Puede Llevar

Teresa tries to save a witness to the heist; and a confident Camila vows that she's back in business and is done with Epifanio.

Esta 'Cosa' Que Es Nuestra

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Aug 25, 2016

Esta 'Cosa' Que Es Nuestra

Camila returns to Mexico in order to protect herself; James hunts Teresa; and Teresa faces danger while taking Maria through the tunnel to Mexico.

Punto Sin Retorno

Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Sep 1, 2016

Punto Sin Retorno

Camila's operation goes underground when James finally sets out to kill "The Birdman" (Brent Smiga) in a strategic move to align with the Jimenez Cartel. Fed up, Brenda finds herself caught in the crossfire of an escalating drug cartel war. Meanwhile, Epifanio struggles to keep his campaign moving while dodging public rumors of his link to the drug trade violence.

Quinientos Mil

Episode: 1x12 | Airdate: Sep 8, 2016

Quinientos Mil

Out of options, Teresa and Brenda find themselves in a desperate situation, playing a dangerous extortion game. Camila sends James on a deadly mission.

Cicatriz

Episode: 1x13 | Airdate: Sep 15, 2016

Cicatriz

Teresa, determined to escape and save Brenda, risks her life to protect the book by any means necessary. Meanwhile, in his campaign for Governor, Epifanio obtains new intel that changes everything.

Season 2

El Cuerpo de Cristo

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Jun 8, 2017

El Cuerpo de Cristo

Teresa brokers a deal with an eccentric smuggler; Camila struggles to rebuild her empire; Epifanio takes on a new partner he may not be able to control.

Dios y el Abogado

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Jun 15, 2017

Dios y el Abogado

Old enemies and old flames threaten to tear everything apart when Teresa and crew rig a high-stakes narco horse race.

Un Pacto Con el Diablo

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Jun 22, 2017

Un Pacto Con el Diablo

On a mission to destroy Epifanio's drug smuggling tunnels, Teresa and James come face-to-face with a group of American border vigilantes.

El Beso de Judas

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Jun 29, 2017

El Beso de Judas

Teresa's loyalties are tested when she is ordered to hunt down and kill a DEA mole.

El Nacimiento de Bolivia

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Jul 6, 2017

El Nacimiento de Bolivia

Teresa, James and Guero travel to Bolivia in search of a new supplier: the mysterious and dangerous narco-cult leader El Santo.

El Camino de la Muerte

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Jul 13, 2017

El Camino de la Muerte

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

El Precio de Fe

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Jul 20, 2017

El Precio de Fe

With the deadline for El Santo's payment looming, Teresa and Camila must find a new distributor—but familiar enemies threaten to derail their plans.

Sacar Con Sifón El Mar

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Jul 27, 2017

Sacar Con Sifón El Mar

Camila sends Teresa and her crew to Chicago to secure a meeting with an elusive drug distributor.

Sólo el Amor de Una Madre

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Aug 3, 2017

Sólo el Amor de Una Madre

An uncharacteristic blunder forces Camila and Teresa to go on the run from hit men, but as they flee, their bond grows deeper.

Que Manden los Payasos

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Aug 10, 2017

Que Manden los Payasos

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

La Noche Oscura del Alma

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Aug 17, 2017

La Noche Oscura del Alma

Teresa goes on the run from Camila, but after a violent showdown with some hired guns, she realizes that the time for running is over. Now it's time for war.

Todas las Horas Hieren

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Aug 24, 2017

Todas las Horas Hieren

Determined to break away from Camila for good, Teresa forges new, uneasy alliances -- and for the first time, she brings the fight to Camila's doorstep.

La Última Hora Mata

Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Aug 31, 2017

La Última Hora Mata

Destinies and desires collide in a final showdown between Teresa and Camila, forcing them to accept one absolute truth: there can only be one queen.

Season 3

La Ermitaña

Episode: 3x01 | Airdate: Jun 21, 2018

La Ermitaña

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

El Colgado

Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: Jun 28, 2018

El Colgado

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

Reina de Oros

Episode: 3x03 | Airdate: Jul 5, 2018

Reina de Oros

Teresa puts her life and her empire on the line when she attempts to rescue girls being trafficked by her new European business partner.

La Fuerza

Episode: 3x04 | Airdate: Jul 12, 2018

La Fuerza

Teresa flees Europe and starts fresh in Phoenix, Arizona, where she must deal with a commission of cartel bosses and a corrupt local sheriff.

El Juicio

Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Jul 19, 2018

El Juicio

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

Los Enamorados

Episode: 3x06 | Airdate: Jul 26, 2018

Los Enamorados

Teresa tries to escape her captors with the help of an unexpected ally.

La Reina de Espadas

Episode: 3x07 | Airdate: Aug 2, 2018

La Reina de Espadas

Rocked by a deeply personal tragedy, Teresa battles a dangerous sicario and a mutiny within her own ranks.

El Carro

Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Aug 9, 2018

El Carro

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

El Diablo

Episode: 3x09 | Airdate: Aug 16, 2018

El Diablo

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

La Muerte

Episode: 3x10 | Airdate: Aug 23, 2018

La Muerte

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

Diez de Copas

Episode: 3x11 | Airdate: Aug 30, 2018

Diez de Copas

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

Justicia

Episode: 3x12 | Airdate: Sep 6, 2018

Justicia

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

El Mundo

Episode: 3x13 | Airdate: Sep 13, 2018

El Mundo

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