A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.
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 Javier Peña (21 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Pablo Escobar (20 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Steve Murphy (20 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Tata Escobar (19 episodes, 2015-2016)
Juan Murcia ...
 Juan Pablo Escobar (19 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 César Gaviria (17 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Trujillo (17 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Hermilda Gaviria (15 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 La Quica (15 episodes, 2015-2016)
Julián Díaz ...
 Blackie / ... (15 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Connie Murphy (14 episodes, 2015-2016)
María José Sanchez Real ...
 Manuela (12 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Horacio Carrillo (11 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Pacho Herrera (11 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Valeria Velez (11 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Eduardo Sandoval (10 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Fernando Duque (10 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Limon (10 episodes, 2016)
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 Gustavo Gaviria (10 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Agent DEA (10 episodes, 2015-2016)
Juan Sebastián Calero ...
 Navegante (10 episodes, 2015-2016)
Mauricio Cujar ...
 Don Berna (10 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Technician (10 episodes, 2015)
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 Dave Mitchell (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Poison (9 episodes, 2015-2016)
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 Ambassador Noonan (9 episodes, 2015)
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Narcos tells the true-life story of the growth and spread of cocaine drug cartels across the globe and attendant efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict. It centers around the notorious Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar (Wagner Moura) and Steve Murphy (Holbrook), a DEA agent sent to Colombia on a U.S. mission to capture and ultimately kill him. Written by Soumik Ghosh

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Pablo Escobar 1949 - 1993 (Season 2) See more »


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Modern vehicles are visible in the aerial shot of the city in Season 2 Episode 9. See more »

Goofs

A sex scene set in the mid- to late-'80s shows the woman putting on a thong after having sex. Thongs weren't readily sold for another decade. Also, a scene showing the Port of Miami shows mountains in the background, and Miami is so flat, there aren't even hills there! Also, one would think that in a series about Colombia, the name of Colombia's most famous writer, Garcia Marquez, would be pronounced correctly, but the character Steve Murphy mistakenly says "Mar QUEZ" instead of "MAR quez," and mispronounces "Cartajena" with an "enyay" instead of an "en." There are also tons of license taken with characters (Javier Pena is a nerd and not a suave, lady's man in real life; "Jhon" represents Escobar's sicario Popeye who in reality is a ruthless psychopath; etc.) The biggest out-of-sequence flaw is that Murphy and Pena weren't assigned to Colombia until 1988, yet the series has them there at the beginning when Escobar began in the early 1980's. And Justice Minister Lara Bonilla is a true hero of the Escobar tragedy, giving his life in order to expose Escobar's criminal record, and it's a crime that this series tries to claim that the DEA used him to accomplish their mission, when the DEA wasn't even active on the Escobar radar until years later. See more »

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Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 21 October 2015 (2015) See more »

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31 August 2015 | by See all my reviews

There are very few series that deserve to be considered great. This could well be up there.

It's based on the true story of Pablo Escobar. I don't know how accurate it really is, but at the very least it FEELS 100% accurate.

The series hasn't gone down the English with columbian accents route, they have used Spanish with subtitles. For me it just adds to the authenticity of the series! Pablo's part is played effortlessly by the Brazillian actor Wagner Moura. He seems born to play the part! It has gone down the scorsese / goodfellas narrative approach. So if you don't like that style, you will be disappointed! If you are looking for a well researched authentic look into the life and deeds of the most notorious of the columbian drug lords - THIS IS IT! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! (It get's a 9 because NO series can ever be perfect!)


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