Border Wars (TV series)

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Border Wars
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Genre Documentary
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 5
No. of episodes 57
Production
Running time 42 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel National Geographic Channel
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original run January 10, 2010 (2010-01-10) – present (present)
External links
Website

Border Wars is an American documentary television series on the National Geographic Channel. The program follows agents of the U.S. Border Patrol (USBP), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and other divisions of the Department of Homeland Security as they investigate and apprehend undocumented immigrants, drug smugglers, and other criminals violating immigration to the United States and customs laws. The series also follows Air Interdiction Agents, and Marine Interdiction Agents who patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border, as well as southern Florida and Puerto Rico.[1]

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Season Premiere Season Finale
1 5 January 1, 2010 February 10, 2010
2 17 August 29, 2010 January 31, 2011
3 13 September 4, 2011 November 27, 2011
4 12 July 9, 2012 September 24, 2012
5 9 November 14, 2012 January 16, 2013

Season 1: 2010[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Last Defense" January 10, 2010 (2010-01-10)
2 "City Under Siege" January 11, 2010 (2010-01-11)
3 "Dead Of Night" January 18, 2010 (2010-01-18)
4 "The Front Lines" January 25, 2010 (2010-01-25)
5 "No End In Sight" February 10, 2010 (2010-02-10)

Season 2: 2010[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Death On The Rio Grande" August 29, 2010 (2010-08-29)
2 "Checkpoint Texas" September 1, 2010 (2010-09-01)
3 "Contraband Highway" September 8, 2010 (2010-09-08)
4 "Lost In The River" September 15, 2010 (2010-09-15)
5 "Dirty Money" September 29, 2010 (2010-09-29)
6 "Fog Of War" October 6, 2010 (2010-10-06)
7 "Hidden Narcotics" October 13, 2010 (2010-10-13)
8 "Manhunt" October 20, 2010 (2010-10-20)
9 "Midnight Drug Run" November 3, 2010 (2010-11-03)
10 "3,000 Pound Coke Bust" November 10, 2010 (2010-11-10)
11 "Murder On The Lake" November 17, 2010 (2010-11-17)
12 "Gang Task Force" December 1, 2010 (2010-12-01)
13 "High-Speed Chase" December 8, 2010 (2010-12-08)
14 "Cartel Crackdown" December 15, 2010 (2010-12-15)
15 "Storm Surge" December 22, 2010 (2010-12-22)
16 "Weed Warehouse" January 5, 2011 (2011-01-05)
17 "Super Sunday" January 31, 2011 (2011-01-31)

Season 3: 2011[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Seize And Destroy" September 4, 2011 (2011-09-04)
2 "Cocaine Sting" September 4, 2011 (2011-09-04)
3 "Marijuana Airdrop" September 11, 2011 (2011-09-11)
4 "Smuggler's Tunnel" September 18, 2011 (2011-09-18)
5 "Drug-Smuggling Grandma" September 25, 2011 (2011-09-25)
6 "Murder Capital" October 2, 2011 (2011-10-02)
7 "Cartel Corridor" October 16, 2011 (2011-10-16)
8 "Contraband Cargo" October 23, 2011 (2011-10-23)
9 "Going Underground" October 30, 2011 (2011-10-30)
10 "River Under Siege" November 6, 2011 (2011-11-06)
11 "Toxic Drug Tanker" November 13, 2011 (2011-11-13)
12 "Million Dollar Stash" November 20, 2011 (2011-11-20)
13 "River Standoff" November 27, 2011 (2011-11-27)

Season 4: 2012[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Bullets Over the Border" July 9, 2012 (2012-07-09)
2 "Meth Mobile" July 16, 2012 (2012-07-16)
3 "Contraband Corridor" July 23, 2012 (2012-07-23)
4 "Rio Grande Reefer" July 30, 2012 (2012-07-30)
5 "Hidden Tunnel" August 6, 2012 (2012-08-06)
6 "Cartel Cash Stash" August 13, 2012 (2012-08-13)
7 "Fence Jumpers" August 20, 2012 (2012-08-20)
8 "Tunnel Smoke-out" August 27, 2012 (2012-08-27)
9 "Midnight Drug Trap" September 3, 2012 (2012-09-03)
10 "Cocaine Paradise" September 10, 2012 (2012-09-10)
11 "Cocaine Dump Truck" September 17, 2012 (2012-09-17)
12 "Cash in the Tank" September 24, 2012 (2012-09-24)

Season 5: 2012-2013[edit]

No. Title Original air date
1 "Traffic" November 14, 2012 (2012-11-14)
2 "War Games" November 21, 2012 (2012-11-21)
3 "War on the Streets" November 28, 2012 (2012-11-28)
4 "Special Ops" December 5, 2012 (2012-12-05)
5 "Cash and Corruption" December 12, 2012 (2012-12-12)
6 "The War Comes Home" December 19, 2012 (2012-12-19)
7 "Animals on the Frontline" January 2, 2013 (2013-01-02)
8 "Smuggler's Stash" January 9, 2013 (2013-01-09)
9 "24-Hour Watch" January 16, 2013 (2013-01-16)

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