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Episode 3 is the third episode of Part 1 of Netflix's Money Heist. It aired on December 20, 2017.


Police grab an image of the face of one of the robbers. Raquel is suspicious of the gentleman she meets at a bar.


! Warning: This section contains spoilers.

Inspector Murillo, tired of the conflicts with Colonel Prieto, calls her boss at six in the morning from the Bar Hanoi to resign. Unfortunately for her, her phone has no more battery, but a stranger, who is none other than the Professor, offers her his phone. Later, her boss calls her back and convinces her to return to work.

In the Royal Mint of Spain, the robbers have already managed to print €52 million and continue with their plan. A hostage, Mónica Gaztambide, is responsible for reading the police a press release from the robbers, which specifies that the hostages are being treated well, and above all, that they cannot enter the mint without risking injuring hostages. Ángel Rubio orders police not to shoot, contrary to what Colonel Prieto had hoped.

Berlin recruits a few hostages (including Arturo Román and Pablo Ruiz) to dig a tunnel in the basement of the building. Soon after, Alison Parker who wants to delete a private photo of herself on the Internet, manages to get her phone while Tokyo and Rio are busy arguing. This allows the police to hack into the camera of Alison's smartphone, and capture a photo of Rio's face. Berlin decides to punish Rio for his carelessness and orders Oslo and Helsinki to beat him, angering Tokyo.

In the basement, Arturo, certain that he is going to be killed, decides to go see what is hidden in the robbers' boxes and discovers explosives and weapons.

Raquel and the stranger who lent her his phone meet up by chance at the bar, and Raquel, who finds this coincidence unlikely, violently orders him to give him his dictaphone, mistaking him for a journalist. The Professor explains that he comes regularly, which the barman confirms, and Raquel leaves the bar.

The police deliver the drugs requested by the hostages, including an abortion pill for Mónica, who is pregnant with her boss' child. Denver strongly advises her against abortion and secretly gives her €20,000 to allow her to raise her child. Unbeknownst to him, Mónica had just retrieved Arturo's phone from his office and was hiding it in her clothes. As she walks away, the phone rings, revealing to Denver and Berlin that she had been concealing a phone. Berlin eventually orders Denver to kill her.


Main Cast

Supporting Cast



  • During the illustration on how much money is printed hourly, an obvious (maybe on purpose?) mistake is made: [Spanish, freely interpreted] "Every hour we printed 8 million euro, 1.400 sheets of paper money from which we cut 140.000 50 euro notes." Controversially, this would result in a total of 7 million euro per hour.



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Uncredited in opening credits for unknown reasons.