Animal Kingdom - Episode Guide

Season 1

Pilot

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Jun 14, 2016

Pilot

After his mother dies of a heroin overdose, Joshua ‘J' Cody moves in with his estranged grandmother, Janine ‘Smurf' Cody in Oceanside, California. He finds himself drawn into a dark world funded by criminal activities that he's been shielded from for years, as she and his uncles plan their upcoming heist. J must prove his loyalty to stay alive, all the while learning that Smurf is the intense, beguiling, and complicated matriarch, who rules over "her boys" with a borderline incestuous love.

We Don't Hurt People

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Jun 14, 2016

We Don't Hurt People

The Codys must deal with the aftermath of the heist as they discover all did not go as planned. Smurf dispatches her boys to tie up loose ends, but her efforts are complicated by Baz and Pope's growing rivalry. As Pope gets increasingly volatile, J finds himself in the middle.

Stay Close, Stick Together

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Jun 21, 2016

Stay Close, Stick Together

While Craig recovers from a wound, Baz and Craig deal with some old associates down in Mexico. Meanwhile, strapped for cash, Pope takes charge and ropes Deran and J into a job without Smurf's knowledge. Threatened by J's participation, Deran sends him a terrifying message.

Dead to Me

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Jun 28, 2016

Dead to Me

As the boys gear up for Pope's birthday, Smurf wants to know if they're playing by her rules. J learns more about his mother's estrangement from the family.

Flesh is Weak

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Jul 5, 2016

Flesh is Weak

When Deran won't come home, Pope goes to extreme measures. Baz gets an idea for the Codys' next job. J goes out with his teacher, while Smurf confronts her past.

Child Care

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Jul 12, 2016

Child Care

When Pope tests positive for drugs, Smurf does what it takes to keep the family intact. Baz gets his brothers to rob a house as part of his larger plan. J discovers the plan and faces a moral dilemma.

Goddamn Animals

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Jul 19, 2016

Goddamn Animals

While Smurf takes care of unfinished business, Craig and Deran throw a party at the house. Forced to accelerate his timetable, Baz takes the final step in his long con. J makes a dangerous mistake.

Man In

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Jul 26, 2016

Man In

Tensions run high as the Codys prepare for their big heist. Catherine gets a shock and must decide what's best for her family. J faces pressure from the cops.

Judas Kiss

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Aug 2, 2016

Judas Kiss

While the Codys go after the biggest score of their lives, the cops put J in an impossible position. Catherine triggers Smurf's suspicions when she comes over to make amends. Smurf sends Pope to investigate.

What Have You Done

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Aug 9, 2016

What Have You Done

Puzzled by Catherine's disappearance, Baz hunts down all leads. With J caught in the middle, the cops close in on the Codys and threaten to take them all down.

Season 2

Eat What You Kill

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: May 30, 2017

Eat What You Kill

After a risky heist misfires, the boys blame Smurf, sending shock waves through the family. Baz copes with being a single parent, while Deran makes plans for the future.

Karma

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Jun 6, 2017

Karma

As Smurf adjusts to being sidelined, the boys scope out their next job. Deran needs quick cash, and Pope and Craig lend him a hand. Baz investigates Catherine's disappearance.

Bleed for It

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Jun 13, 2017

Bleed for It

Smurf takes J to the desert for an old friend's wake. Baz visits Lucy in Mexico and Pope bonds with Amy from the megachurch while babysitting Lena. Deran considers what he'll risk to get a liquor license for the bar.

Broken Boards

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Jun 20, 2017

Broken Boards

With the bar set to open, Deran frets about telling Smurf about it. Pope and Amy go on a date, while Nicky must choose between Craig and J.

Forgive Us Our Trespasses

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Jun 27, 2017

Forgive Us Our Trespasses

As the boys put the megachurch heist in motion, Craig has second thoughts. Javi surprises Smurf with a visit.

Cry Havoc

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Jul 11, 2017

Cry Havoc

As Javi ratchets up the pressure on Smurf, she enlists J to help her. Baz is confronted by a secret Catherine kept from him. Pope and Baz clash in the wake of the megachurch job.

Dig

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Jul 18, 2017

Dig

The guys contemplate how far they'll go to help Smurf eliminate Javi. Meanwhile, Nicky and J, shaken by events, inch closer together; and Baz shares new information about Catherine's vanishing.

Grace

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Jul 25, 2017

Grace

As cops press Amy about the church robbery, Pope diverts their suspicions. Craig plans an unusual heist of his own. Baz tails Smurf to find out what she's really hiding.

Custody

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Aug 1, 2017

Custody

When Baz bows out of the yacht heist, Craig and Deran consider their options. Meanwhile, Baz recruits J for a more personal job.

Treasure

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Aug 8, 2017

Treasure

As Craig leads the boys – and Nicky – in pirating the yacht, Smurf tries to find out who robbed her. Meanwhile, Baz considers what life would be like without Smurf calling all the shots.

The Leopard

Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Aug 15, 2017

The Leopard

Baz puts his plan to take down Smurf in motion as Marco cashes in a favor with Craig and Deran. Meanwhile, Pope seeks the truth behind the reasons for Catherine's death.

You Will Be Gutted

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Aug 22, 2017

You Will Be Gutted

With Smurf in jail, Baz makes his move to run the family, but his brothers have other plans.

Betrayal

Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Aug 29, 2017

Betrayal

When Smurf realizes she may be in jail a lot longer than expected, she pits her sons against one another, the consequences be damned.

Season 3

The Killing

Episode: 3x01 | Airdate: May 29, 2018

The Killing

Baz fights for his life as the Cody boys figure out what their next move is in the aftermath of the shooting. Smurf gets some surprising news in jail and fields an offer from Pearce.

In the Red

Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: Jun 5, 2018

In the Red

J struggles to keep the family business afloat after Smurf enlists him to make sure all the bills get paid. Deran makes his own moves independent of the family. Pope learns the ins and outs of parenting as he cares for Lena, and Craig makes enemies in Mexico.

The Center Will Hold

Episode: 3x03 | Airdate: Jun 12, 2018

The Center Will Hold

Smurf navigates prison politics in pursuit of a potential job. J pulls the Cody boys together to keep the family enterprise going. Nicky gets into serious trouble when she tries to impress an old friend.

Wolves

Episode: 3x04 | Airdate: Jun 19, 2018

Wolves

With the cops on their tail, the Cody boys try to pull off their first heist without Smurf and Baz. They return to find unexpected guests waiting at the house. Smurf demands that J get rid of them as she deals with a problem of her own in jail.

Prey

Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Jun 26, 2018

Prey

Deran gets to know his father Billy and helps J with a dilemma as Pearce closes in on Smurf's laundering operation. Craig uncovers a secret that sends him to Smurf and Nicky must decide whether she belongs in the Cody family or not.

Broke from the Box

Episode: 3x06 | Airdate: Jul 3, 2018

Broke from the Box

J tries to make his relationship with Nicky work as he faces pressure from Smurf to clean up loose ends from Javi's murder. Craig gathers the boys to defend the Codys' reputation when outsiders move in on their territory.

Low Man

Episode: 3x07 | Airdate: Jul 10, 2018

Low Man

Deran leads the charge in planning the weed heist. Lucy calls Pope down to Mexico for some intel on Baz's murder. J reaches a breaking point with Smurf. Craig learns more about Billy's girlfriend Frankie.

Incoming

Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Jul 17, 2018

Libertad

Episode: 3x09 | Airdate: Jul 24, 2018

Libertad

A decision from Deran's past comes back to haunt him. J works to get back into Smurf's good graces as she tries to take away his control over the family business. As he learns more about the Cody dynamics, Billy uses his past with Smurf to his advantage.

Off the Tit

Episode: 3x10 | Airdate: Jul 31, 2018

Off the Tit

Tensions run high as Billy pressures the family to give him what he's owed. Craig has a surprise meeting that makes him reconsider his future. Smurf comes to the boys with a proposal and they struggle to hold onto the freedom they had when she was in jail.

Jackpot

Episode: 3x11 | Airdate: Aug 7, 2018

Smurf enlists the boys in a surprise job that results in devastating consequences. Pope is forced to confront the truth about Baz's murder as J steps up for the family in an unexpected way.

Homecoming

Episode: 3x12 | Airdate: Aug 14, 2018

The Cody family picks up the pieces from their showdown with Lucy; Smurf becomes determined to reel Pope back into the fold at any cost; J goes to extreme lenghts to protect a secret.

The Hyenas

Episode: 3x13 | Airdate: Aug 21, 2018

The Hyenas

J realizes the danger of balancing his role in the family with his personal life. Deran wants to take his relationship with Adrian to the next level. Smurf offers the boys the independence they've been asking for, but not for free.