Cable Girls

10 Best Episodes of Cable Girls

In 1920s Madrid, four women at the National Telephone Company ring in revolution as they deal with romance, envy and the modern workplace.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 20, 2022.

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#15 - Chapter 18: Death (Season 3 - Episode 2)

With her friends' help, Lidia puts her plan into action. Carlota decides what to do with her inheritance. Ángeles tries to earn Pedro Guzmán's trust.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 74 votes.

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#14 - Chapter 12: Guilt (Season 2 - Episode 4)


Sara reveals a secret to Carlota. Ángeles learns Inspector Cuevas's weakness. Pablo shows Marga his undying love. Lidia helps end an operator strike.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 87 votes.

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#13 - Chapter 6: Family (Season 1 - Episode 6)

Lidia helps Ángeles plan her escape. Carlota works to get Sara released from jail. Carlos fights with his father.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 119 votes.

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#12 - Chapter 7: Loss (Season 1 - Episode 7)


The Cifuentes family mourns their loss. Lidia decides she should be honest with Carlos about her identity.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 116 votes.

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#11 - Chapter 8: Love (Season 1 - Episode 8)

The new rotary technology divides Lidia's loyalties, and she is forced to choose between Carlos and her friends.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 115 votes.

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#10 - Chapter 37: Insanity (Season 5 - Episode 5)


When Madrid falls to the Nationalists, Lidia and most of her friends must face widespread grief and devastation, with long-term consequences.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 42 votes.

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#9 - Chapter 15: Opportunities (Season 2 - Episode 7)

The police find a body. Ángeles learns who's been spooking her. Francisco gives Lidia space, while Carlos gives her a surprise. An arrest is made.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 91 votes.

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#8 - Chapter 19: Truth (Season 3 - Episode 3)


Lidia's desperation worries Carlos and spurs Francisco to offer support. Marga helps Julio cover Pablo's job. Carlota finds a way to promote her cause.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 70 votes.

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#7 - Chapter 17: Time (Season 3 - Episode 1)

Six months later, a catastrophic event deeply affects Lidia, Marga, Carlota, Ángeles and their loved ones. Marga gets a surprise visit from an in-law.

The episode was rated 7.98 from 84 votes.

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#6 - Chapter 22: Fight (Season 3 - Episode 6)


To protect her child, Ángeles accepts a deal with Guzmán. A phone call gives Lidia a hunch on Eva's whereabouts. Carlota responds to her attackers.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 73 votes.

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#5 - Chapter 21: Sin (Season 3 - Episode 5)

Ángeles must deflect Guzmán's suspicion of a mole. Carlos learns his mother's car was sabotaged and confronts Lidia. Marga has a horrible realization.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 70 votes.

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#4 - Chapter 20: Revenge (Season 3 - Episode 4)


Lidia and Francisco visit an orphanage to gather info. Complications arise with Marga when Julio impersonates housebound Pablo, who sneaks back to work.

The episode was rated 8.10 from 68 votes.

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#3 - Chapter 16: Innocence (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Carlota gets news about Miguel. Guilt-stricken Marga goes into seclusion. Lidia learns Francisco has made a decision. Ángeles finds herself cornered.

The episode was rated 8.12 from 91 votes.

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#2 - Chapter 23: Hope (Season 3 - Episode 7)


Lidia turns the tables on her captor. During the king's visit, those fighting for Carlota's cause take drastic measures, forcing her to choose sides.

The episode was rated 8.29 from 73 votes.

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#1 - Chapter 24: Destiny (Season 3 - Episode 8)

As the situation escalates, Lidia tries to get to Eva, Marga shocks Pablo, Carlota takes a risk, Ángeles learns a truth and Francisco attempts a rescue.

The episode was rated 8.40 from 80 votes.

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