Original name: Snowfall
Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.
Franklin solidifies his future. Teddy’s hand is forced. Lucia decides between business and family.
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.
Franklin’s business ramps up, causing a rift in his inexperienced crew. Teddy pulls out all the stops to protect Alejandro. While visiting her dying father, Lucia has a realization.
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.
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.
Franklin’s indecision causes issues at Jerome’s 4th of July BBQ. Teddy and Alejandro are stranded. Lucia’s family vets Gustavo.
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.
Franklin enlists help to retrieve his stolen property. In the midst of a weapons deal, Teddy receives an unexpected visitor.
Franklin struggles with the reality of his new enterprise. Teddy’s distrust of Alejandro escalates. Gustavo confronts his new partners.
South Central street entreprenuer Franklin Saint takes a leap into the cocaine game. Disgruntled CIA officer Teddy McDonald allies with a Contra soldier. Luchador wrestler Gustavo "El Oso" Zapata makes inroads with a Mexican cartel family. Series premiere of a drama series set against the early days of the crack cocaine epidemic.