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Money Heist, also known as “La Casa de Papel,” is a Spanish television series created by Álex Pina. The show follows a group of robbers who, led by the enigmatic “Professor,” plan and execute heists on the Royal Mint of Spain and the Bank of Spain. Dressed in red jumpsuits and iconic masks, they aim to print billions of euros while keeping hostages. The series explores themes of resistance and loyalty while delving into the intricate relationships among the robbers. With a gripping plot and complex characters, “Money Heist” became a global sensation.
IMDB Raiting : 8.2/10
Season Start date : 2 May 2017
Genre(s) : Action,Heist, Crime drama, Thriller
Cast(s): Úrsula Corberó,Álvaro Morte, Itziar Ituño, Pedro Alonso, Paco Tous, Alba Flores,Miguel Herrán
Money Heist - Season 1
The debut season kicks off with the Professor assembling a band of robbers to infiltrate the Royal Mint of Spain. As they print money, tensions rise within the group and with hostages. The police, led by Inspector Raquel Murillo, close in on the heist. Season 1 showcases the meticulous planning and interpersonal dynamics of the robbers, blending intense action with character development.
Do as Planned
In the debut episode of “Money Heist,” titled “Do as Planned,” the enigmatic Professor assembles a team of eight skilled robbers, each adopting a city code name, to execute a carefully orchestrated robbery at the Royal Mint of Spain. Clad in red jumpsuits and Salvador Dalí masks, they embark on the high-stakes mission to print billions of euros while keeping hostages under control. This episode sets the stage for the thrilling and captivating “Money Heist” series.
In “Money Heist” Season 1, Episode 2, titled “Lethal Negligence,” tensions escalate within the Royal Mint as the robbers grapple with the complexities of their heist plan. The Professor’s intricate scheme faces challenges, testing their control over hostages and the mission’s success. This episode intensifies the high-stakes drama that characterizes “Money Heist.”
In “Money Heist” Season 1, Episode 3, titled “Misfire,” tensions among the Royal Mint robbers reach a critical point. A crucial error in the Professor’s meticulously crafted plan puts the heist in jeopardy, while the police draw closer to uncovering their identities. “Misfire” heightens the suspense and drama synonymous with “Money Heist.”
In “Money Heist” Season 1, Episode 4, titled “Caballo de Troya” (Trojan Horse), the Royal Mint heist intensifies. The robbers grapple with both internal conflicts and the looming threat of the police. This episode explores the intricacies of the Professor’s plan and the high-stakes game of deception at the heart of “Money Heist.”
In “Money Heist” Season 1, Episode 5, titled “Groundhog Day,” the robbers and hostages face a recurring cycle of tension and uncertainty within the Royal Mint. The Professor’s meticulous plan is put to the test as the stakes continue to rise. This episode encapsulates the relentless suspense that defines “Money Heist.”
The Hot Cold War
In “Money Heist” Season 1, Episode 6, titled “The Hot Cold War,” the Royal Mint heist reaches a boiling point. With tensions soaring and risks multiplying, the robbers struggle to maintain control. The Professor’s cunning strategy faces its greatest challenges yet in this gripping installment of “Money Heist.”
In “Money Heist” Season 1, Episode 7, titled “Cool Instability,” the Royal Mint heist plunges into chaos as internal conflicts and external pressures mount. The robbers’ unity is tested, and the Professor’s carefully orchestrated plan faces its most volatile moments. “Cool Instability” epitomizes the unpredictable intensity that characterizes “Money Heist.”
You Asked for It
In “Money Heist” Season 1, Episode 8, titled “You Asked for It,” Raquel’s trust in Ángel crumbles as she remains unaware of the bug planted in his glasses by the robbers. Arturo hatches an escape plan but is shattered upon discovering Mónica and Denver’s affair. Meanwhile, Ángel, removed from the case, falls into a coma following a drunken car accident. He had previously uncovered the Professor’s identity using fingerprints from his cider factory hideout.
Whoever Keeps Trying It, Gets It
In “Money Heist” Season 1, Episode 9, titled “Whoever Keeps Trying It, Gets It,” Arturo’s plan leads to 17 hostages escaping, seriously injuring Oslo. Ángel, before his car accident, left a message implicating Salva as the mastermind. Raquel’s mother, with Alzheimer’s, writes down Ángel’s message, but Salva intervenes to protect her, realizing her condition. Later, Raquel and Salva trace the robbers to their hideout in Toledo, discovering their heist plan.
Money Heist - Season 2
The heist at the Royal Mint continues, with the robbers and hostages growing increasingly desperate. The Professor strategizes to maintain control, while Inspector Raquel edges closer to discovering his identity. The stakes escalate, leading to dramatic confrontations inside and outside the Mint. Season 2 deepens the complexities of the characters, adding layers to their motivations and loyalties, making it an intense and emotionally charged chapter of the series.
Masked No Longer
In “Money Heist” Season 2, Episode 1, titled “Masked No Longer,” the police discover the villa and uncover planted evidence. Alberto, leads the forensic examination and finds burned evidence of the Professor. Alberto later arrests the Professor, but the Professor stages a self-inflicted injury in jail, framing Alberto. He calls Raquel for assistance. Meanwhile, the robbers grow restless without word from the Professor, and Tokyo initiates a mutiny.
The Head of the Plan
In “Money Heist” Season 2, Episode 2, titled “The Head of the Plan,” Berlin seeks vengeance against Tokyo for her mutiny, binding her and exposing her to the police. Rio desires retaliation, but Tokyo feigns an injury, following the Professor’s rule when caught. During questioning, she confronts Raquel, who is determined to uncover the Professor’s identity, her burning question.
A Matter of Efficiency
In “Money Heist” Season 2, Episode 3, titled “A Matter of Efficiency,” Rio rejoins the robbers upon the Professor’s pledge to free Tokyo. Together, they thwart Arturo’s escape plan. Meanwhile, Raquel devises a trap by faking Ángel’s awakening from a coma to lure the Professor to the hospital. However, the Professor sees through the ruse by posing as a clown during a fake casting call, confirming the hoax. Later, during a meeting with Salva at a café, Raquel spots an orange hair from his clown wig on his jacket, finally realizing Salva’s true identity as the Professor.
What Have We Done?
In “Money Heist” Season 2, Episode 4, titled “What Have We Done?” Raquel apprehends the Professor and interrogates him at the villa. He confesses his love, and she subjects him to a polygraph test. Meanwhile, Arturo faces punishment for his escape attempts, and Moscow reveals a painful secret to Denver—abandoning his drug-addicted wife, Denver’s mother, when he was young. Denver decides to sever ties. Tokyo’s transfer to prison is interrupted by mercenaries dispatched by the Professor, who skillfully enters the Mint on a motorcycle with Moscow’s assistance, narrowly evading police gunfire.
Against the Clock
In “Money Heist” Season 2, Episode 5, titled “Against the Clock,” Moscow suffers a severe injury from police gunfire, but authorities refuse assistance. The robbers hasten their escape tunnel construction. Meanwhile, the Professor confronts Raquel after incapacitating her, emphasizing his love by not fleeing while she was unconscious. Held at gunpoint, he leaves, but Raquel can’t bring herself to stop him emotionally. Colonel Prieto, Suárez, and Alberto remove Raquel from the case, suspecting her collusion with Salva (Sergio), identified as the Professor.
In “Money Heist” Season 2, Episode 6, titled “Bye Beautiful,” the police, led by Suárez, attack the Mint to rescue hostages and capture the robbers. Racing to flee with €984 million, less than half their goal, the robbers face a tense escape. A year later, Raquel leaves the force, and the robbers’ location remains a mystery. Raquel discovers coordinates on a postcard from the Professor and tracks him down in Palawan, Philippines.
Money Heist - Season 3
Season 3 shifts the heist to the Bank of Spain as the gang reunites to save Rio, who’s captured by authorities. The plan involves a new heist within the bank, leading to more intricate schemes and higher stakes. As the tension escalates, betrayals and power struggles test the robbers’ unity. Meanwhile, Inspector Raquel, now code-named Lisbon, joins the gang. Season 3 introduces new alliances and adversaries while delving deeper into the characters’ backstories.
In “Money Heist” Season 3, Episode 1, titled “Hemos vuelto” (We’re Back), the saga resumes with the robbers planning a new heist within the Bank of Spain. To save Rio, they reunite and face the challenges of a heist in an even more secure location. The Professor’s brilliance shines as the stakes escalate in “Money Heist.”
In “Money Heist” Season 3, Episode 2, titled “Aikido,” the robbers’ heist within the Bank of Spain intensifies. As they navigate the complex and high-stakes operation, the Professor’s strategic brilliance comes to the forefront. Loyalties are tested, and the game of wits and control continues to define the pulse-pounding narrative of “Money Heist.”
48 Meters Underground
In “Money Heist” Season 3, Episode 3, titled “48 metros bajo el suelo” (48 Meters Underground), the robbers’ heist beneath the Bank of Spain presents new challenges. As they delve deeper underground, the intricacies of the plan unfold. The Professor’s genius is on full display as the suspense and unpredictability of “Money Heist” persist.
It's Dolphin Time
In “Money Heist” Season 3, Episode 4, titled “It’s Dolphin Time,” the crew advances their heist plans, while the Professor engages with new government officials. Colonel Luis Tamayo and heavily pregnant Inspector Alicia Sierra emerge as formidable foes, necessitating a shift in strategy. Sierra tortures Rio for intel, while Tamayo plans an assault on the bank with Suárez. The robbers discover a hidden vault, but Mario Urbaneja, the bank’s governor, refuses to open it. Denver’s actions lead to a seizure, and they opt to use explosives instead.
Boom, Boom, Ciao
In “Money Heist” Season 3, Episode 5, titled “Bum, bum, ciao” (Boom, Boom, Ciao), the robbers’ heist inside the Bank of Spain escalates to a thrilling climax. Facing heightened risks and pressure, the Professor’s intricate strategy is put to the ultimate test. “Boom, Boom, Ciao” embodies the explosive drama and suspense of “Money Heist.”
Everything Seemed Insignificant
In “Money Heist” Season 3, Episode 6, titled “Todo pareció insignificante” (Everything Seemed Insignificant), tensions surge within the Bank of Spain as the robbers grapple with unexpected obstacles. The Professor’s brilliant strategy faces challenges, and the group’s unity is tested. This episode epitomizes the gripping and high-stakes nature of “Money Heist.”
A Quick Vacation
In “Money Heist” Season 3, Episode 7, titled “Pequeñas vacaciones” (A Quick Vacation), chaos unfolds within the Bank of Spain as internal conflicts and external pressures escalate. The robbers’ unity is pushed to its limits, and the Professor’s plan faces its most critical moments. “A Quick Vacation” embodies the unpredictable intensity of “Money Heist.”
In “Money Heist” Season 3, Episode 8, titled “Astray,” Tokyo’s drunken outburst leads to tensions with Rio. A massive manhunt for the Professor and Lisbon unfolds in the forest. The robbers stage an escape diversion to draw police resources away. Meanwhile, Sierra uses Nairobi’s son, Axel, as bait, resulting in Nairobi getting shot by a police sniper. The robbers rush to aid Nairobi as the police assault begins. Suárez and the Civil Guard find Lisbon and fake her execution, taking her into custody. The Professor, hearing the ruse over Lisbon’s microphone, despairs.
Money Heist - Season 4
In Season 4, chaos ensues as the police close in on the gang at the Bank of Spain. The robbers face relentless assaults, personal vendettas, and internal strife. The Professor fights to maintain control, but the situation deteriorates. Loyalties are tested, and sacrifices are made as the gang’s survival hangs by a thread. Season 4 amplifies the suspense and emotional turmoil, making it a high-stakes installment in the series.
In “Money Heist” Season 4 Episode 1, titled “Game Over,” the gang rushes to save Nairobi’s life, but she requests police assistance due to surgery risks. Meanwhile, the Professor escapes the forest, leading the police on a false trail. Tokyo stages a coup and conducts surgery with a remote surgeon’s help. The Professor negotiates a truce with Tamayo. In flashbacks, Nairobi discusses the heist’s leadership with Tokyo, and the Professor asserts Palermo’s role as the leader.
In “Money Heist” Season 4 Episode 2, titled “Berlin’s Wedding,” Tokyo’s surgery on Nairobi succeeds, and she takes charge. Palermo’s attempt to leave the bank is thwarted by the gang. Lisbon is interrogated by Sierra outside the bank, prompting Tokyo to inform the Professor. Flashbacks show Berlin’s wedding, where the Professor expresses concerns about his illness. In the present, the Professor and Marseille break into Antoñanzas’ apartment, and Sierra offers Lisbon a reduced sentence if she cooperates.
In “Money Heist” Season 4 Episode 3, titled “Anatomy Lesson,” the Professor and Marseille persuade Antoñanzas to help them by offering him €1 million. Antoñanzas reveals Lisbon’s location in the tent, and the Professor gives him his watch as a signal. In flashbacks, the Professor expresses concerns about Palermo’s leadership. In the present, Palermo colludes with Gandía to regain control, leading to chaos. Rio is emotionally unable to stop Gandía from escaping, while Nairobi regains consciousness. Lisbon hesitates to make a crucial call upon noticing the Professor’s watch.
In “Money Heist” Season 4 Episode 4, titled “Pasodoble,” the gang rushes to find Gandía, who has already attacked Nairobi. She manages to injure him and escapes. Gandía later tries to hang Helsinki but is thwarted by Bogotá and Tokyo. He retreats to a panic room, cutting off communication with the Professor and coordinating with the police. Antoñanzas informs the Professor, and when he relays this to Tokyo, Gandía knocks her unconscious.
5 Minutes Earlier
In “Money Heist” Season 4 Episode 5, titled “5 Minutes Earlier,” flashbacks show Denver and Moscow’s request to include Moscow’s godchild, Juan (now Julia), in the heist. In the present, Gandía restrains Tokyo and reveals Palermo aided his escape. The Professor meets Julia, who is now Manila, posing as a hostage. Amidst chaos, Rio and Denver survive a grenade explosion, and a shootout ensues as Gandía escapes into the bathroom where Nairobi is held.
In “Money Heist” Season 4 Episode 6, titled “TKO,” hearing Nairobi’s gunfire, the gang rushes to her aid. Gandía forces her through a door, tying her hands. In flashbacks, Nairobi asks the Professor to be a sperm donor. In the present, the Professor locates the panic room near the governor’s office. Tamayo and Suárez plan an assault. Gandía escapes with Nairobi as a shield, leading to her tragic death from his gunshot wound. Denver’s grenade injures Gandía.
Strike the Tent
In “Money Heist” Season 4 Episode 7, titled “Strike the Tent,” a wounded Gandía returns to the panic room. The gang discovers the tunnel to the panic room behind the governor’s bathroom. The Professor airs a video of Rio’s torture, discrediting Tamayo’s plans. Benjamín’s crew joins the plan to free Lisbon. During a press conference, Colonel Prieto denies Rio’s accusations, but a witness confirms Rio’s story, leading to Tamayo calling off the assault. Tokyo escapes with the gang’s help, and the Professor exposes Lisbon’s illegal detainment, prompting the Ministry of the Interior to take over her custody.
The Paris Plan
In “Money Heist” Season 4 Episode 8, titled “The Paris Plan,” Sierra faces termination and legal actions. She independently tracks the Professor. Benjamín and Marseille construct a tunnel leading to the Supreme Court’s parking garage where Lisbon testifies. They ambush guards, use a decoy, and force them on a predetermined route with strapped bombs. The gang manipulates Gandía to call for evacuation. The Professor intercepts Tamayo’s request and sends Marseille with a disguised Lisbon to the bank. Lisbon reunites with the gang, chanting “for Nairobi!” as Sierra discovers the Professor’s hideout and confronts him at gunpoint.
Money Heist - Season 5
Season 5: The fifth and final season unfolds with the Professor devising a daring plan to outsmart his adversaries. The gang faces a formidable enemy in Sierra, while personal vendettas come to a head. The tension reaches its peak as the heist’s conclusion nears. Loyalty and sacrifice take center stage as the robbers navigate intricate strategies and dramatic confrontations. Season 5 delivers a riveting conclusion, offering closure to the characters and the epic heist that defined “Money Heist.”
The End of the Road
In “Money Heist” Season 5 Episode 1, titled “The End of the Road,” Sierra interrogates the Professor to uncover the gang’s gold reserve extraction plan. The Professor surrenders and cancels the operation. Meanwhile, Tamayo seeks military assistance for the bank hostage situation and a raid on Benjamín’s farm. However, the raid discovers only an unwitting farmer driving the escape vehicle. In flashbacks, Berlín invites his son, cybersecurity expert Rafael, to join the heist.
Do You Believe in Reincarnation?
In “Money Heist” Season 5 Episode 2, titled “Do You Believe in Reincarnation?” Lisbon, Tokyo, and Stockholm take a group of hostages from the bank to engage in negotiations with Tamayo’s forces. They plan to free the injured Gandía. Realizing the negotiators are unaware of the Professor’s capture, they return inside with the hostages. During a fight, Arturo escapes with weapons, injuring Denver. He and Urbaneja end up in the loading dock, where Stockholm shoots Arturo. Meanwhile, Sierra captures Benjamín and Marseille at the hideout.
The Spectacle of Life
In “Money Heist” Season 5 Episode 3, titled “The Spectacle of Life,” Stockholm regrets shooting Arturo and tries to revive him. Lisbon releases Arturo and other hostages to record outside conversations. Palermo plans for the final fight if the Special Forces breach the bank. Tamayo reveals Sierra’s alliance with the Professor to the media. Sierra, realizing she needs help to deliver her child, frees her captives. In flashbacks, Berlin continues to persuade his son to join the heists, while Moscow convinces Benjamín to allow Manila to join the Professor’s team.
Your Place in Heaven
In “Money Heist” Season 5 Episode 4, titled “Your Place in Heaven,” the Professor reestablishes contact with his team. Sagasta, a Special Forces commander, enters the bank with his team and Gandía. The Professor blackmails Tamayo, using audio evidence recorded by Lisbon, to halt further troop deployment. A shootout ensues, injuring Helsinki. In the past, Tokyo contemplates the afterlife with Nairobi, while Berlin imparts heist planning lessons to his son.
Live Many Lives
In “Money Heist” Season 5 Episode 5, titled “Live Many Lives,” flashbacks reveal how the Professor recruited Tokyo after her boyfriend’s death during a heist, and her growing feelings for Rio. Snipers target Tokyo at the bank, leading her partners to seek ways to confront Sagasta’s group. Despite hallucinations from shooting Arturo, Stockholm tends to Helsinki and suggests using a service lift to escape Sagasta’s team. Denver and Rio plan Tokyo’s rescue, but with Sagasta’s team closing in, she sacrifices herself, detonating grenades to take them down.
In “Money Heist” Season 5 Episode 6, titled “Escape Valve,” only Sagasta and two soldiers survive Tokyo’s explosion with minor injuries. Sierra leaves the Professor’s hideout to face Tamayo, taking him hostage and going to Tamayo’s apartment. Amid a confrontation, police surround Sierra, but the Professor assists her escape with her newborn daughter, Victoria. In a flashback, Berlin steals the pump needed to extract gold from the bank via underground pipes.
In “Money Heist” Season 5 Episode 7, titled “Wishful Thinking,” Sierra and the Professor elude the police and plan to collaborate for the heist’s continuation. Meanwhile, gold is pumped from the bank into a stormwater tank, utilizing the pump Berlin had previously stolen. Benjamin’s crew begins the process of melting and shaping it into gold bars.
The Elegance Theory
In “Money Heist” Season 5 Episode 8, titled “The Elegance Theory,” the Professor’s team rejoices over the successful gold transportation to their secret spot, unaware of a police raid at that location. Meanwhile, Sagasta convinces Lisbon that his entire team is dead, leaving only one severely injured soldier who requires medical attention. Lisbon agrees to allow doctors into the bank, while one of Sagasta’s soldiers discreetly defuses bombs around the entrances to facilitate special forces’ entry. In a flashback, Berlin’s wife, Tatiana, leaves him for his son, Rafael.
In “Money Heist” Season 5 Episode 9, titled “Pillow Talk,” the police apprehend the Professor, Sierra, and Benjamin’s crew. However, they soon discover that someone has tricked them, making off with the gold during a fake police raid. They inform their team inside the bank about the stolen gold, and moments later, special forces seize control of the bank. The Professor proposes surrendering himself at the bank and urges Benjamin’s crew to assist Sierra in recovering the stolen gold, initiating “Plan Tom Thumb.”
A Family Tradition
In “Money Heist” Season 5 Episode 10, titled “A Family Tradition,” a flashback reveals the Professor witnessing his father’s death during a heist. At the bank, Tamayo attempts to strike a deal with Denver to locate the gold but fails. Videos of gold being flushed from the bank disrupt the stock market. Fake clues lead the police astray. A plan involving fake gold bars emerges, helping stabilize the economy. Tamayo lies to the press, claiming the Professor’s team perished. The Professor and his team escape with new identities.
Money Heist concluded its thrilling run in 2021. The final season brings the heist to a dramatic climax, with the Professor facing formidable foes. Loyalty, sacrifice, and unexpected alliances take center stage as the robbers’ fate hangs in the balance. The series masterfully ties up loose ends, offering closure to its beloved characters and leaving a lasting impact on viewers. Money Heist web series will be remembered not only for its gripping heists but also for its exploration of human emotions and the enduring power of resistance.