The Worst Episodes of Snowfall: When the Snow Didn’t Fall.

If you’re a fan of gritty, crime-filled dramas, then you’ve probably heard of Snowfall. The show takes us back to the early 80s in Los Angeles, where the crack epidemic is just beginning to rear its ugly head. And while the show has definitely had its fair share of gripping moments, there are a few episodes that have left us feeling a little…underwhelmed. So, we’ve decided to put together a list of the worst episodes of Snowfall, just in case you’re looking for an episode to skip or simply need a reminder of which ones to avoid. Grab some popcorn, settle in, and let’s dive into the seedy underbelly of 80s LA.
The Bottoms

The Bottoms

Season 3 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2019-08-07

Andre is forced to ask for Franklin’s help. Julia proposes a new plan to Teddy. Gustavo clears the way for his own vision.

Other Lives

Other Lives

Season 3 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2019-09-11

Franklin walks a different path. Life in South Central begins to change forever.

The Day

The Day

Season 2 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2018-07-26

Franklin finds a new cocaine connect in the form of his captor, Reed Thompson. Lucia and Gustavo contemplate whether or not to let Pedro back into the business.

The Iliad (1)

The Iliad (1)

Season 5 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2022-03-16

A brutal attack leaves the Saint crew in chaos.

Door of No Return

Door of No Return

Season 6 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2023-03-01

Leon and Wanda return from Ghana to a very different world than the one they left behind.

Trauma

Trauma

Season 1 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2017-07-26

Franklin and Leon deal with the thief. Teddy goes to extreme measures to protect the CIA. Lucia and Gustavo connect in the aftermath of the previous night.

Cracking

Cracking

Season 1 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2017-08-16

Franklin, Leon and Kevin take a game-changing road trip; Teddy deals with a sin from Alejandro’s past; Lucia makes Gustavo’s partnership official, much to Pedro’s dismay.

Story of a Scar

Story of a Scar

Season 1 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2017-08-30

Franklin suffers the cost of his business; as Teddy’s situation deteriorates, so does his mental state; Gustavo and Lucia struggle with how to proceed.

Prometheus Rising

Prometheus Rising

Season 2 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2018-08-02

Two murders tear a divide in Franklin’s crew and set them on a collision course with Lucia, who has an agenda of her own. Teddy and Matt must appease their Colombian partners.

Jingle Bell Rock

Jingle Bell Rock

Season 2 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2018-08-09

With morale dipping, Franklin takes steps in order to ensure his crew’s loyalty. Lucia’s guard starts to come down after a dramatic encounter, but some of her compassion may be misguided. Teddy is confronted with the sins of the past, causing Matt to see his brother in a new light.

The Game That Moves As You Play

The Game That Moves As You Play

Season 3 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2019-07-31

Franklin and Melody reconnect. The LAPD takes a stand against Franklin’s growing operation. Teddy is forced to clean up Gustavo’s mess. Andre’s fight with the Saint Family becomes personal.

Confessions

Confessions

Season 3 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2019-08-14

Alton confronts Franklin about his government alliance. Julia helps Teddy meet Rigo’s demands. Gustavo gets proactive.

Pocket Full of Rocks

Pocket Full of Rocks

Season 3 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2019-08-21

Andre is forced to ask for Franklin’s help. Julia proposes a new plan to Teddy. Gustavo clears the way for his own vision.

Celebration

Celebration

Season 5 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2022-04-06

The family gathers for Jerome and Louie’s wedding and is promptly sent down the rabbit hole.

The World Is Yours

The World Is Yours

Season 2 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2018-08-30

Franklin attempts to reinforce that business comes first when an employee steps out of line. Teddy and Matt run into some unexpected company when trying to get their business back on track. Lucia and Gustavo make an offer.

Surrender

Surrender

Season 2 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2018-09-06

Franklin resorts to extreme measures when dissatisfaction in his crew reaches a fever pitch. Lucia and Gustavo secure a deal to save their lives.

A Long Time Coming

A Long Time Coming

Season 1 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2017-08-09

Franklin turns to Jerome for guidance, resulting in an unexpected encounter; Teddy contemplates a different future for his family; Gustavo and Lucia enlist business partners from Gustavo’s past.

Serpiente

Serpiente

Season 2 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2018-08-16

When Franklin needs Teddy’s help to clear the air with an old partner, Teddy sees a business opportunity. Lucia comes to the realization not everyone in her crew is who they seem to be.

Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs

Season 3 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2019-08-28

Andre receives help from an unexpected source. Franklin finds himself exposed. Julia forces Teddy’s hand.

Make Them Birds Fly

Make Them Birds Fly

Season 1 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2017-07-12

Franklin struggles with the reality of his new enterprise. Teddy’s distrust of Alejandro escalates. Gustavo confronts his new partners.