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The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist' 

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Updated April 3, 2020 580 votes 97 voters 3.8k views 31 items

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There are so many good episodes of Money Heist, also called La casa de papel, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Do as Planned" the best, or is “Boom, Boom, Ciao" your favorite episode of Money Heist? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Money Heist are, let's rank every Money Heist episode from best to worst.

Money Heist is Spanish language television heist crime drama series that follows eight thieves who take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his plan. Money Heist premiered on Antena 3 on May 2, 2017, intended as a two-part limited series. Netflix then renewed the series for two more seasons.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Money Heist, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Money Heist episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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Do as Planned (Efectuar ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Do as Planned (Efectuar lo acordado)

Original Airing: May 2, 2017

Season 1, Episode 1

After months of preparation and seclusion, The Professor and his band of eight recruited robbers begin to attack the National Coinage and Stamp Factory of Spain. Everything goes according to plan, until the police shows up and shots are fired. Hostage negotiator inspector Raquel Murillo makes initial contact with The Professor, and it turns out that one of the hostages, Alison Parker, is a crucial part of the thieves' plan.

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Trojan Horse (Caballo de... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Trojan Horse (Caballo de Troya)

Original Airing: May 23, 2017

Season 1, Episode 4

While Nairobi, one of the robbers, oversees the continual progression of printing new money, Arturo's condition worsens rapidly. The Professor negotiates with Raquel to let a medical team into the Factory, and Angel sneaks in as a Trojan horse disguised as a nurse to get more informations from inside. Meanwhile, the police tries to find another way into the building, which looks promising until they find out that they were secretly discovered and have to abort the mission.

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We're Back (Hemos vuelto... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
We're Back (Hemos vuelto)

Original Airing: July 19, 2019

Season 2, Episode 1

When Rio is captured, a distraught Tokyo turns to the Professor for help. Armed with a bold new plan, they reunite the team in order to rescue him.

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The Hot Cold War (La c&a... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
The Hot Cold War (La cálida Guerra Fría)

Original Airing: June 6, 2017

Season 1, Episode 6

After almost getting caught by Raquel at the scrapyard, The Professor has to find a way to scare of a witness that could reveal his identity. One clue he deliberately left behind helps the police to identify Berlin, who seeks revenge once his own name is revealed and slandered in the media - which leads to an unexpected discovery. Meanwhile, the police is searching for a mole in their own midst.

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Lethal Negligence (Impru... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Lethal Negligence (Imprudencias letales)

Original Airing: May 9, 2017

Season 1, Episode 2

Knowing that the police won't try to storm the building again after their first failed attempt, the robbers start to use the hostages to print money, to dig a tunnel for their escape, and to negotiate with the police. Raquel, who quit due to a verbal argument with Colonel Prieto after the failed rescue mission, meets a strange gentleman at a bar and gets suspicious. Because of Alison's phone, the police is able to identify 2 of the robbers, Tokyo and Rio - and that's not the only phone the robbers missed to collect.

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Cool Instability (Refrig... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Cool Instability (Refrigerada inestabilidad)

Original Airing: June 13, 2017

Season 1, Episode 7

Listening to shots being fired inside, Raquel decides to enter the Factory to ascertain that all of the hostages are still alive and well. The police tries to use this opportunity to win over one of the robbers to cooperate with them - while Angel is on to Salva, who seems to grow closer to Raquel. Also, a deep secret is revealed about Berlin, and it shakes up the dynamic among the robbers.

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Whoever Keeps Trying It,... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Whoever Keeps Trying It, Gets It (El que la sigue la consigue)

Original Airing: June 27, 2017

Season 1, Episode 9

Surprised by the escape of a small group of hostages, the robbers and the police are getting entangled into a wild shoot-out. As a consequence, the thieves offer the remaining hostages a deal: money or freedom? Meanwhile, Raquel has to deal with Angel being in a critical condition at the hospital after a mysterious car accident - and with Salva unexpectedly meeting her mother.

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Misfire (Errar al dispar... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Misfire (Errar al disparar)

Original Airing: May 16, 2017

Season 1, Episode 3

Monica Gaztambide, the secretary and pregnant mistress of the chief of the Factory, Arturo Roman, gets shot by another robber, Denver. While Raquel is in negotiations with The Professor about the hostages and consults with Prieto and her colleague, sub-inspector Angel Rubio, she gets an important private phone call from her mother, delivered to her by the strange gentleman she met at the bar, Salva. When Moscow learns that his son, Denver, shot a hostage, he wants to give up himself - which leads to another hostage being shot at.

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Bye Beautiful (Bella cia... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Bye Beautiful (Bella ciao)

Original Airing: November 23, 2017

Season 1, Episode 15

As the police decides to storm the Factory and rescue the hostages, the robbers finish the escape tunnel and start to stash the printed money. After an explosion, everything leads to a final showdown. Will the hostages be saved and can the robbers escape - everyone with their lives intact?

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Masked No Longer (Se aca... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Masked No Longer (Se acabaron las máscaras)

Original Airing: October 16, 2017

Season 1, Episode 10

While the police comb the country house in Toledo in which The Professor and his band planned the heist, the robbers' nerves reach a breaking point within the Factory. At odds with each other and uncertain about how to proceed, Tokyo and Berlin get into a fight - leaving one of them in distress. Also, Salva meets Raquel's ex-husband and forensic expert Alberto Vicuna - which doesn't end well for him.

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Everything Seemed Insign... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Everything Seemed Insignificant (Todo pareció insignificante)

Original Airing: July 19, 2019

Season 2, Episode 6

Just as Inspector Sierra orchestrates a plan to sneak a team into the Bank of Spain, the Professor and Raquel lose communication with Palermo.

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The Head of the Plan (La... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
The Head of the Plan (La cabeza del plan)

Original Airing: October 23, 2017

Season 1, Episode 11

After being captured involuntary, Tokyo is questioned by the police, especially about the real identity of The Professor. Inside the Factory, Berlin's recent actions are being questioned by his fellow criminals - which leads to a revolt among them after an execution. Also, Salva is being rescued at the police station by Raquel.

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Groundhog Day (El d&iacu... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Groundhog Day (El día de la marmota)

Original Airing: May 30, 2017

Season 1, Episode 5

Rio has to process a shocking message via a news report that they watch on television. Berlin, the leader of the robbers inside the Factory, is forced by Tokyo to confess to The Professor that he ordered Denver to shoot the hostage Monica. A new lead in the investigation, thanks to surveillance footage and a mistake done by one of the robbers, Helsinki, confronts The Professor with the serious risk that his identity could be revealed to Raquel and the police.

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48 Meters Underground (4... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
48 Meters Underground (48 metros bajo el suelo)

Original Airing: July 19, 2019

Season 2, Episode 3

Tokyo and Nairobi's efforts go drastically awry. The Professor recalls Berlin detailing how they'd steal the gold from the water-logged vault.

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A Quick Vacation (Peque&... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
A Quick Vacation (Pequeñas vacaciones)

Original Airing: July 19, 2019

Season 2, Episode 7

Tokyo's happiness turns bittersweet. Angel closes in on a quarreling Raquel and the Professor. Authorities offer a multimillion-dollar reward for tips.

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Game Over (Game over) is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Game Over (Game over)

Original Airing: April 3, 2020

Season 4, Episode 1

Anger and grief heighten tensions between the group. The Professor, while in mourning, attempts to make a daring and dangerous escape.

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Strike the Tent (Tumbar ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Strike the Tent (Tumbar la carpa)

Original Airing: April 3, 2020

Season 4, Episode 7

The group reels following the attack on one of their own. The Professor puts his adjusted plan in motion with the help of new recruits and Palermo.

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5 Minutes Earlier (5 min... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
5 Minutes Earlier (5 minutos antes)

Original Airing: April 3, 2020

Season 4, Episode 5

Denver turns to an undercover source for help. Nairobi attempts to motivate her team as the danger around them intensifies.

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What Have We Done? (&iqu... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
What Have We Done? (¿Qué hemos hecho?)

Original Airing: November 9, 2017

Season 1, Episode 13

During a conversation with Salva at the bar, Raquel spots a tiny detail that gets her mind racing. After confessing a long-held secret, Moscow loses his son's trust and Denver is comforted by Monica. A contingency plan to free Tokyo hits a snag, forcing her to improvise.

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Berlin's Wedding (La bod... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Berlin's Wedding (La boda de Berlín)

Original Airing: April 3, 2020

Season 4, Episode 2

Palermo shocks the group with his actions. Sierra pressures her subject to take a deal. The Professor remembers his brother's wedding.

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Anatomy Lesson (Lecci&oa... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Anatomy Lesson (Lección de anatomía)

Original Airing: April 3, 2020

Season 4, Episode 3

The Professor's mole attempts to pass along his message to the person inside the tent. Denver's jealousy toward Mónica and Rio's friendship heightens.

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A Matter of Efficiency (... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
A Matter of Efficiency (Cuestión de eficacia)

Original Airing: November 2, 2017

Season 1, Episode 12

Nairobi takes charge among the robbers and it is decided to use the release of another group of hostages to gain sympathy with the public via the media. That doesn't prevent Arturo from making another plan to escape from the building. Raquel is getting more intimate with Salva, which encourages her to set a trap for The Professor and unveil his true identity.

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Astray (La deriva) is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Astray (La deriva)

Original Airing: July 19, 2019

Season 2, Episode 8

Tokyo attempts to drown her sorrows. Sierra uses personal tactics to target a vulnerable Nairobi, while Suarez continues to hunt down Raquel.

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TKO (KO técnico) ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
TKO (KO técnico)

Original Airing: April 3, 2020

Season 4, Episode 6

With Nairobi held hostage, Gandía negotiates with the crew. The Professor desperately seeks a new plan to save his team.

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Pasodoble (Suspiros de E... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of 'Money Heist'
Pasodoble (Suspiros de España)

Original Airing: April 3, 2020

Season 4, Episode 5

In the past, Berlin predicts that Gandía will cause problems for the operation. Sierra's interrogation of Lisboa leads to a personal revelation.