The Mosquito Coast

10 Best Episodes of The Mosquito Coast

Allie Fox—a brilliant inventor and stubborn idealist—uproots his family for a dangerous quest through Mexico to flee the U.S. government and find safety.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 10, 2023.

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The Mosquito Coast - S2E4

#15 - A Rag, a Bone, a Hank of Hair (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Margot pursues a course of action that threatens to tear the family apart. Charlie has a dangerous encounter that jeopardizes everyone’s safety.

The episode was rated 7.10 from 276 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S2E2

#14 - Least Concern Species (Season 2 - Episode 2)


After a storm capsizes their boat, the Foxes work to repair it so they won't be stranded by rising waters in an unforgiving jungle.

The episode was rated 7.11 from 329 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S2E9

#13 - The Counterfeiters (Season 2 - Episode 9)

Allie and Margot forge different paths to secure their family’s future. Dina lays low at a luxury resort and considers a path of her own.

The episode was rated 7.15 from 195 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S2E10

#12 - Eulogy (Season 2 - Episode 10)


The Foxes reunite to determine the family’s future when an unexpected crisis threatens to end their journey once and for all.

The episode was rated 7.16 from 184 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S2E7

#11 - The Burning of Judas (Season 2 - Episode 7)

Allie makes a discovery that could change his family’s fortunes forever. Margot gets close to Richard in hopes of earning his trust.

The episode was rated 7.17 from 167 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S2E5

#10 - Positive, Front-Facing Optics (Season 2 - Episode 5)


Allie is forced to complete a dangerous task for Casa Roja’s landlord. An unexpected guest throws Margot and the kids’ lives into disarray.

The episode was rated 7.17 from 249 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S2E3

#9 - Talk About the Weather (Season 2 - Episode 3)

The Foxes find refuge in an isolated jungle haven, but difficulties integrating with the community leave the family torn about whether to stay.

The episode was rated 7.18 from 313 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S2E1

#8 - The Damage Done (Season 2 - Episode 1)


While venturing deep into the jungle, Allie and Margot reveal the truth about how they became fugitives from the U.S. government.

The episode was rated 7.23 from 349 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S1E5

#7 - Elvis, Jesus, Coca-Cola (Season 1 - Episode 5)

Arriving in Mexico City, the Fox parents attempt to connect with Allie’s mysterious contact while the kids get into trouble.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 652 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S1E3

#6 - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (Season 1 - Episode 3)


With the Feds closing in on them, the Foxes and Chuy must cross the desert on foot—and face adversity both natural and man-made.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 698 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S1E4

#5 - Bus Stop (Season 1 - Episode 4)

The Foxes seek refuge in an opulent hacienda, where a family’s all-powerful matriarch sees them as pawns in her own game.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 667 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S1E7

#4 - The Glass Sandwich (Season 1 - Episode 7)


The Foxes are forced into a crisis that will either bring them back together or tear them apart forever. Season finale.

The episode was rated 7.53 from 616 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S1E6

#3 - Calaca (Season 1 - Episode 6)

Held captive by a shadowy organization, Allie and Margot must find a way to escape and get back to their kids.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 619 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S1E1

#2 - Light Out (Season 1 - Episode 1)


When the U.S. government finally tracks them down, the off-the-grid Fox family flees to begin a new life.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 840 votes.

The Mosquito Coast - S1E2

#1 - foxes and coyotes (Season 1 - Episode 2)

The Foxes enlist the help of two coyotes who promise to take them across the U.S. border into Mexico.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 738 votes.

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