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Old 01-20-2017, 09:16 AM   #41
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I finished season 2 yesterday, just one thing that is confusing me.
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Old 01-20-2017, 10:02 AM   #42
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Escobar's son comments on the series

  1. La Quica was in prison in New York at the time of Escobar's escape from La Catedral in July 1992, having been jailed in September 1991 for falsifying documents. He was later unjustly accused and sentenced of the Avianca bombing which killed 100 passengers and crew and even the Colombian attorney-general De Grieff wrote letters to the US on his behalf; Escobar insisted the 1989 attack was in fact carried out by Carlos Castaño on his orders.
  2. There was no large confrontation during Escobar’s escape from La Catedral - only one guard was killed. Also Escobar did not have any contacts or help from the law in escaping. He escaped by ordering for some bricks in the cell to be left loose. He fled when the government told him they had reneged on their agreement not to transfer him to another jail.
  3. Limon worked as a driver for Roberto ‘Osito’, Pablo Escobar’s older brother for 20 years. He did not appear nor was recruited later by Escobar’s family, but had been in their service many years. On the show they speak of a worker of Roberto called ‘Osito’ who collaborated with the DEA. The reality was that Osito became disloyal in Escobar’s final days and helped in intelligence gathering for Los Pepes and the DEA.
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Escobar's son comments on the series

  1. La Quica was in prison in New York at the time of Escobar's escape from La Catedral in July 1992, having been jailed in September 1991 for falsifying documents. He was later unjustly accused and sentenced of the Avianca bombing which killed 100 passengers and crew and even the Colombian attorney-general De Grieff wrote letters to the US on his behalf; Escobar insisted the 1989 attack was in fact carried out by Carlos Castaño on his orders.
  2. There was no large confrontation during Escobar’s escape from La Catedral - only one guard was killed. Also Escobar did not have any contacts or help from the law in escaping. He escaped by ordering for some bricks in the cell to be left loose. He fled when the government told him they had reneged on their agreement not to transfer him to another jail.
  3. Limon worked as a driver for Roberto ‘Osito’, Pablo Escobar’s older brother for 20 years. He did not appear nor was recruited later by Escobar’s family, but had been in their service many years. On the show they speak of a worker of Roberto called ‘Osito’ who collaborated with the DEA. The reality was that Osito became disloyal in Escobar’s final days and helped in intelligence gathering for Los Pepes and the DEA.
The series "Lord of Evil" (Patron del Mal), also on Netflix gets these facts right.
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The series "Lord of Evil" (Patron del Mal), also on Netflix gets these facts right.
I assume these are just artistic license
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Old 07-20-2017, 12:12 AM   #45
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To necro this a bit.. season 3 should be out fairly soon, no? Looking forward to the story shifting to the Cali cartel.
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Old 07-20-2017, 12:44 AM   #46
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To necro this a bit.. season 3 should be out fairly soon, no? Looking forward to the story shifting to the Cali cartel.
Yes, September 1.

The trailer just came out last week...

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I assumed it was done with the ending of Season 2. This is great news.
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I assumed it was done with the ending of Season 2. This is great news.
Really? They set it up pretty well that Cali was the focus at the end of the season.
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Old 07-20-2017, 06:49 AM   #49
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I went into this thinking it was a show about Escobar, not about the cartels in general.
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I went into this thinking it was a show about Escobar, not about the cartels in general.
I think they realized they messed up when they killed of Escobar and alot of other people without going into alot of those other people's business like Carlos lehder who was a big part of the drug business but made him seem like a small part in everything.
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Old 08-03-2017, 10:38 AM   #51
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I mentioned it in the TV thread but if you needed a fix until the third season starts the Univision series "El Chapo" is pretty good. I know it's on US Netflix, not sure about Canadian.

It's a little lower budget obviously and entirely in Spanish but I liked it. Worth checking out.
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