December 2, 2022

Because the present reaches its last chapters, there is no telling the place the story might go subsequent and who will get out alive, particularly contemplating the sheer variety of twists and turns we have seen to this point.

In case you’re eager to get caught into the present’s final hurrah however might use a refresher on the dramatic occasions which have led us right here, look no additional than our full Cash Heist recap, which provides you a whistle-stop tour by way of the primary 4 seasons.

The Royal Mint heist (seasons 1-2)

Cash Heist’s crime saga kicks off by introducing us to somebody we initially know solely as Tokyo, a younger lady on the run from the regulation after a botched theft that led to the premature loss of life of her boyfriend. She calls her mom from a public cellphone sales space and is persuaded to return dwelling, however unbeknownst to her, an armed police squad is ready to arrest her there.

Luckily, a mysterious man who calls himself the Professor intervenes, warning Tokyo of her imminent ambush and asking her to affix his workforce for essentially the most elaborate heist the world has ever seen. Though initially sceptical, she in the end decides to go together with this plan and heads with him to a big property within the Toledo countryside the place she meets the remainder of the crew.

Every of them makes use of the title of a serious metropolis as a pseudonym, with the Professor demanding they preserve their actual names secret so to not kind emotional attachments and jeopardise the heist. The gang is initially comprised of:

  • The Professor: mastermind of the heist.
  • Berlin: a jewel thief, second-in-command.
  • Tokyo: an skilled robber.
  • Moscow: a former miner.
  • Denver: Moscow’s son.
  • Nairobi: an professional counterfeiter.
  • Rio: a pc hacker.
  • Helsinki: a Serbian soldier.
  • Oslo: a fellow Serb and Helsinki’s cousin.

The large thought is to rob the Royal Mint, the place all the cash in Spain is printed. By taking 67 hostages and locking the place down for a little bit over every week, they hope to print €2.4 billion in unmarked payments and escape with none bloodshed. In fact, that is simpler mentioned than completed.

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The Professor in Cash Heist Netflix

Cash Heist has a time-hopping narrative that ceaselessly flips between the current day, when the heist is going down, and several other months earlier, through the time spent learning and planning in Toledo. Certainly, the Professor is really an professional in his area, educating his crew every part they may presumably have to know to hold out a heist of large scale, in addition to dreaming up contingency plans for nearly each eventuality.

Let’s get straight to the motion. It is the day of the heist and earlier than the gang arrives, we’re launched to some folks unfortunate sufficient to be on the Royal Mint that day. There’s the director of the establishment, Arturo Román, who’s having an affair together with his secretary, Monica Gaztambide. Mere moments earlier than the robbers arrive, she tells him that she is pregnant together with his youngster and expects a cheerful response, however is deeply damage when he tells her to get an abortion.

In the meantime, a bunch of youngsters are additionally on the Royal Mint that day for an academic college journey, with one being of specific be aware: Alison Parker, daughter of the British ambassador to Spain. Instantly earlier than the heist, she goes into a non-public toilet with certainly one of her classmates and is pressured into taking a revealing {photograph}, on the settlement that it’s for his eyes solely. Nevertheless, as quickly as he has the image, he laughs and tells her he plans to share it with the world.

That is when the gang break in, sporting crimson jumpsuits and Salvador Dali masks which have turn out to be agency favourites of cosplayers the world over. As deliberate, they take 67 hostages, together with Román, Gaztambide and Parker, shortly registering their names and confiscating their telephones. They gown them up in the very same outfits that they’re sporting and equip them with pretend weapons with a view to make them indistinguishable from the robbers within the eyes of police.

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Rio in Cash Heist Netflix

Talking of police, it ought to come as little shock that they’ve arrived on the scene, with investigator Raquel Murillo tasked with negotiating with the robbers and rescuing the hostages as shortly as attainable. Her level of contact is The Professor, the one member of the gang to not enter the Royal Mint, who’s intently monitoring the scenario from a dingy warehouse close by. (The gang rewired the telephones to provide him a non-public line of communication with them, in addition to establishing cameras permitting him to see what is going on on).

His strategic putting outdoors of the heist permits him to intervene with the police investigation, introducing himself to Raquel at an area bar, utilizing the title Salva as yet one more pseudonym.

The heist is underway and going swimmingly! Till it is not anymore. Shortly after coming into the Royal Mint, the Professor had deliberate for his gang to go again out with just a few baggage of money, drop them on the steps, shoot on the floor after which retreat again in. Why? To present the phantasm that it is a poorly deliberate theft try and thus decrease the guard of the investigators on their case.

Nevertheless, the Professor didn’t anticipate such a powerful response from police straight out of the gate, with Rio being shot on the steps and collapsing to the bottom, sending Tokyo right into a rage. You see, the 2 of them had damaged the Professor’s rule towards forming private bonds by beginning a romantic relationship throughout their time collectively in Toledo. The ensuing gunfight sees two law enforcement officials (non-lethally) gunned down, including considerably to the gang’s potential jail sentences in the event that they get caught.

Tokyo drags Rio again into the Mint the place it’s revealed he’s alive, with the bullet solely grazing him. However tensions among the many gang explode as Denver declares this the worst begin conceivable. It isn’t going to get any simpler.

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The gang’s pretend tried escape goes awry. Netflix

Let’s revisit Arturo and Monica for a second. The director of the Royal Mint backtracks on the sooner feedback he made to his lover, saying he’d like to be the daddy of her youngster, though this feels principally like a ploy to persuade her to threat her life retrieving an as-yet-undiscovered cell phone from his workplace. She does so however is caught in possession of the contraband and Berlin orders Denver to kill her.

He’s clearly horrified by the request, however Berlin makes it clear that if he does not perform orders, he will probably be executed alongside together with her. Denver takes Monica away to the lavatory and makes an attempt to kill her, however is solely unable to tug the set off as he doesn’t want to turn out to be a assassin. As an alternative, the 2 of them work collectively to pretend her loss of life, with Denver taking pictures Monica within the leg to create a convincing blood splatter earlier than stashing her in a basement vault the place he patches her up.

Arturo is not the one unruly hostage as Alison Parker additionally pokes a serious gap in The Professor’s plan. She is given the chance to report a video to her mother and father explaining that the leaked photograph of her was taken and shared towards her will, however is instructed to not join her cellphone to the web. She does so anyway, profiting from the truth that her guard, Rio, is distracted speaking to Tokyo about their relationship.

Rio realises one thing is amiss and dashes to take the cellphone away from her, however the police outdoors had been in a position to hack into the machine’s digital camera earlier than it’s switched off, giving them a glimpse at Rio’s face. He and Tokyo are the primary members of the gang to be recognized by police, after they’re noticed collectively on CCTV visiting The Royal Mint a number of weeks earlier, after they went on a recon mission to find the constructing’s safety cameras.

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Tokyo in disguise outdoors the Royal Mint. Netflix

Information of Monica’s supposed loss of life reaches the hostages, devastating Arturo and Moscow alike, the latter of whom feels accountable for turning his son right into a killer. The guilt is so sturdy that he makes an attempt to show himself into police, however the gang manages to cease him on the final minute. Denver arranges for he and his father to spend a while on the roof as it’s the solely recent air obtainable, however requires a number of disguised hostages to go together with them as cowl.

Whereas up there, he makes an attempt to inform his father that Monica is alive, however upon listening to the title of his former lover, Arturo loses his mood and begins waving his pretend gun round demanding solutions about her destiny. The terrified response from his fellow hostages leads the police into considering that Arturo is without doubt one of the robbers and Raquel orders certainly one of her snipers to open hearth on him. She shortly finds out she has the incorrect man, calling her place as chief investigator into query.

She is ready to discover some solace within the firm of a captivating stranger she lately met at a bar, blissfully unaware that he’s the truth is the devious financial institution robber she has been speaking to on the cellphone for the previous two days. The Professor’s relationship with Raquel is getting more and more intimate, as he had deliberate, however he by no means anticipated to develop real emotions for her – and that can make issues much more difficult down the road.

For now, let’s deal with wounded Arturo. The sniper’s bullet did not kill him but it surely has completed some severe injury that can require pressing medical consideration. Raquel agrees to ship in a surgeon to deal with the civilian, however sneakily substitutes her police accomplice, Ángel Rubio, for certainly one of his accompanying two nurses with the intention of getting a go searching inside. The Professor suspected that is what she would do and, recognising Ángel from an earlier interplay with Raquel, identifies him to his workforce.

Money Heist season 2 – Berlin, Tokyo, Rio

Berlin, Tokyo and Rio welcome friends to The Royal Mint.

They don’t make it recognized that they’re conscious of the spy, however throughout a routine search of all three people, they covertly plant a tiny recording machine into Ángel’s glasses, giving The Professor ears contained in the police tent. Through the surgical procedure, Monica asks Denver to provide Arturo a message, hoping the revelation that she continues to be alive will give him the desire to outlive. However when he arrives on the surgical procedure room, Arturo is on the cellphone to his spouse promising to be an ideal husband when he will get out of the Mint – however then he by chance calls her by Monica’s title. Oops! Not less than the surgical procedure is a hit.

The bug was implanted at simply the best time because the police get forward of the gang shortly after, figuring out an outdated automotive they used through CCTV footage and looking for it out. The Professor had paid Helsinki to have it destroyed at a scrapyard weeks earlier, however he had not gone by way of with it, which means the automobile is sitting there merely ready for police to mud it for fingerprints.

The Professor jumps into motion, heading to the scrapyard within the nick of time to douse the automotive with bleach after which plant a blazer button on the seat belonging to Berlin. So as to escape the scrapyard undetected, The Professor is pressured to disguise himself as a sickly homeless individual, in the end managing to get away however not with out Raquel noticing his presence.

Again on the Mint, Denver continues to be making common visits to the basement vault to verify on Monica and have a tendency to her leg wound, which is beginning to turn out to be contaminated. Berlin switches on the tv and is shocked to see that police have recognized him utilizing the button discovered within the automotive, believing Denver is responsible because the final individual to put on the jacket within the automobile. It is at this level that he additionally discovers Monica continues to be alive, leaving him baying for blood.

A suspenseful stand-off ends in a stalemate because the gang unites to cease Berlin from executing Denver. He concludes that maybe it’s for one of the best that Monica continues to be alive, as they now plan to show the wellbeing of the hostages with a view to purchase themselves some additional time from the police. Raquel enters the Mint to examine every of them individually, whereas additionally slipping Rio a video of his heartbroken mother and father pleading for him to show himself in. Because the youngest member of the workforce, he’s tempted, however was braced for this tactic by the Professor and decides to not. The Professor tells Berlin he planted the proof towards him as punishment for him giving an order to kill Monica; it later emerges the 2 of them are brothers.

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The Professor and Berlin are revealed to be brothers. Netflix

Raquel turns into pissed off at how little progress the police have made because the heist started and believes there’s a mole within the tent. To her full shock, her suspicion finally settles on Ángel, who stays unaware of the bug in his glasses.

After discovering that Monica is alive, Arturo begins devising one other escape plan, instructing two of his fellow hostages to smuggle instruments out of the cellar – the place a gap is being drilled by way of the ground – to the room the place they’re being held. Towards all odds, the scheme works and a small group of hostages break away, incapacitating Oslo with a nasty blow to the pinnacle and making a run for the doorways. Arturo components methods with them to retrieve Monica, however will get much more than he bargained for.

Upon opening the door to the protected, he witnesses Monica and Denver having intercourse – apparently treating a bullet wound can get fairly steamy – leaving him shocked and enraged. He makes an attempt to battle Denver however is swiftly overwhelmed and alerts Denver to the escaping hostages with a view to save his personal pores and skin. It is too late to cease them completely as 17 hostages flee The Mint, however the gang are in a position to seal the opening within the wall they escaped by way of because of the tip-off.

Issues have taken a darkish activate the skin too as Ángel has turn out to be suspicious of Raquel’s new man, partly as a result of timing of his arrival and partly as a result of he’s deeply in love together with her too. He tracks Salva – aka The Professor – again to his hideout and steals a teaspoon together with his fingerprints on that he asks to be examined off the report. It comes again a match for prints obtained throughout one of many Professor’s earlier interventions, confirming Salva shouldn’t be who he claims to be.

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Oslo is severely injured by a hostage throughout certainly one of Arturo’s escape plans. Netflix

Nevertheless, by the point Ángel receives phrase of this, he has been dismissed by Raquel and is within the midst of a self-destructive bout of binge consuming. He has been leaving drunken messages on her answering machine all evening, fully filling it up, which means he has to report phrase of Salva’s identification on her dwelling cellphone as a substitute – which she shares together with her mom. He will get behind the wheel of a automotive and finally ends up severely injured in a drink-driving accident.

Raquel’s mom, Mariví, hears Ángel’s message and makes an attempt to contact her daughter, however can’t get by way of to her or go away a message attributable to her fully full inbox. She as a substitute calls The Professor, who she beforehand met in his Salva persona, asking him to move on the message as she believes they’re in a relationship. Mariví is relieved to have handed the data onto somebody as she is affected by the early levels of dementia and knew that she would quickly overlook to do it in any other case.

The Professor is panicked to learn how shut he’s to being caught, feeling so backed right into a nook that he briefly considers killing Raquel’s mom with poison, however after arriving at her dwelling finds he can’t undergo with it. He is ready to delete the message from her reply cellphone and after witnessing her deteriorating psychological state first-hand, realises she shouldn’t be a risk to his heist. As he’s about to go away, Raquel returns dwelling and the three of them have a drink collectively.

Whereas there, she has a sudden realisation primarily based on earlier proof that the gang’s pre-heist assembly place will need to have been in Toledo, and instructs her workforce to look into any close by 250-acre estates with a home. Such a residence could be giant sufficient to accommodate a gang, whereas any noisy weapons coaching would have been attributed to searching and never raised any alarms. Positive sufficient, they discover The Professor’s nation property and Raquel unwittingly asks the person himself, who she nonetheless solely is aware of as Salva, to drive her there as she shouldn’t be match to take action herself.

Season one ends in dramatic style because the cops arrive in Toledo and uncover a home full of DNA proof and details about the gang’s heist – it appears to be like prefer it’s throughout, people! For a minute, a minimum of.

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The Professor anxiously waits in Raquel’s automotive as police descend on the Toledo property. Netflix

Within the season two opener, it’s revealed that that is all a part of The Professor’s plan. He wished the police to find the Toledo property and stuffed it with unhelpful data and irrelevant DNA proof to stall the progress of their investigation. However when the police name of their high forensic investigator, Raquel’s abusive ex-husband Alberto, he is ready to discover a small fragment of a photograph within the hearth that The Professor burnt the evening earlier than the heist, which might be sufficient to establish him.

Luckily, The Professor continues to be on the scene and will get wind of this discovery and an ideal alternative to muck issues up arises when Alberto provides him a carry again to the town. On the best way, The Professor pretends to have an upset abdomen and asks him to tug over so he can relieve himself round a nook, however in actuality makes use of this chance to tear off a nook of an outdated newspaper within the dumpster. When he returns to the automobile, he provokes Alberto right into a battle, however makes brief work of the cop by getting him in a headlock till he passes out.

The Professor then swaps out the {photograph} fragment for the piece of outdated newspaper, defending his identification. However when Alberto regains consciousness, he instantly arrests him for assaulting a police officer and takes him to the station.

Between dropping in on Raquel’s mom, the journey to Toledo and now the arrest, it has been a very long time because the gang inside The Mint have heard something from The Professor – they usually’re getting frightened. A schism kinds as Berlin, Helsinki, Nairobi and Moscow consider they need to wait a little bit longer earlier than going off-plan, whereas Tokyo, Rio and Denver have misplaced religion that the Professor will come by way of for them.

In the end, the trio lead a mutiny towards Berlin, restraining him and enjoying Russian roulette with him to compel him to surrender the Professor’s final resort escape plan. In addition they smash bottles of his medicine, which he desperately must decelerate a terminal well being situation that can quickly kill him. Moscow and Nairobi break up the stand-off, however there is no water underneath the bridge this time. As an alternative, Berlin straps Tokyo to a trolley and rolls her out of the constructing to be taken into police custody, now not trusting her for the heist.

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Tokyo is arrested after being expelled from The Mint by Berlin. Netflix

Whereas all this drama was unfolding, Helsinki smothered Oslo with a pillow as an act of mercy, as his cousin’s head trauma – sustained throughout Arturo’s escape try – had rendered him severely mind broken and unable to maneuver or talk.

Again on the police station, the Professor continues to be in custody and asks to make use of the bathroom. Whereas within the males’s room, he intentionally bruises his stomach to make it seem that Alberto had overwhelmed him up after which makes use of his cellphone name to contact Raquel. When she arrives, she is appalled by his accidents and calls for that Alberto launch him or she would report him for brutality. He accepts her demand, permitting The Professor to stay off the radar for a little bit longer.

When he will get again to his hideout, he’s left reeling by how occasions within the Mint have unfolded. After Rio threatens to tug all the heist asunder, The Professor assures him that he’ll discover a approach to free Tokyo to get him again on the workforce.

Raquel will get to work on one other bid to root out The Professor, telling the native press that Ángel has woken from his coma and implying he’ll quickly give them essential data – it is a lie, supposed to lure The Professor to the hospital. He sees by way of the deception however needs to make sure that Ángel continues to be unconscious, so he locations a pretend casting name for a clown job instructing candidates to descend on the hospital. He additionally clothes as a crown and blends into the confused crowd, earlier than asking a toddler to go to Ángel’s room holding an opulent toy with a digital camera inside. In doing so, he will get his affirmation that this complete story was a entice.

He heads again to his lair, ditches the clown getup and goes to satisfy Raquel for one more date. At this stage, it is clear they each have a connection, with The Professor genuinely hoping to run away together with her after the heist is accomplished. As they’re busy dreaming of their life to return, Raquel spots a brilliant orange hair on Salva’s jacket, realising he will need to have been one of many clowns current on the botched operation earlier – abruptly, she is aware of that he’s the mastermind she’s been monitoring all this time.

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Raquel confronts The Professor about his lies. Netflix

Raquel arrests The Professor however slightly than flip him in on the station, she takes him to his countryside property in Toledo to interrogate him about each the heist and their relationship. This takes him out of motion, however happily the plan to free Tokyo from police had already been set in movement earlier that day.

The Professor had despatched mercenaries to intercept her as she is transported to jail, promising to greet her personally at a rendezvous level, however proves to be a no-show following his sudden arrest. With police closing in and nowhere else to go, Tokyo decides to return to The Mint, tipping off Rio about her imminent arrival with a code phrase understood solely by them. In one of many present’s most iconic scenes, Tokyo rides again into The Mint on a bike, however Moscow is shot down by police after opening the door for her.

The police refuse to ship medical assist to deal with Moscow, whereas the previous miner declines a proposal to be patched up outdoors The Mint as he doesn’t want to return to jail. Regardless of their greatest efforts, Moscow dies of his accidents, attending to say an emotional goodbye to his son, Denver. It is a notably painful loss for the gang because the tunnel they’ve been constructing – which works from The Mint to The Professor’s hideout – is sort of full.

Raquel reluctantly lets The Professor go as she is unable to shoot him attributable to their shared romantic bond, however because of this, is taken off the case and regarded an confederate by her colleagues, who drive her to show in her gun and badge. She steals Ángel’s badge from the hospital and makes use of it to acquire CCTV footage main her to The Professor’s warehouse.

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Nairobi inspects her handiwork because the gang prepares to go away The Mint. Netflix

Contained in the Mint, we’re within the endgame. The police are on the offensive, storming into the constructing with weapons blazing, whereas the gang scrambles to get the cash they’ve printed all the way down to their escape tunnel. In complete, they’ve a extremely respectable haul of €984 million, though it’s considerably lower than their authentic goal.

The Professor convinces Raquel to not expose the whereabouts of his hideout, profitable her over to his facet. She persuades him to let her go to the hospital and ask a newly awake Ángel to maintain quiet about what he is aware of, a harmful transfer that works however lands her in custody. Whereas being interrogated, she provides up the placement of The Professor’s hideout because the police threaten to take her daughter away from her.

The robbers head into the escape tunnel and emerge within the hideout, the place their cash is stashed in barrels inside a big beer lorry. Monica decides to affix the gang, after assuring Denver that her emotions for him aren’t the results of Stockholm Syndrome, however the truth is an trustworthy love. Berlin stays behind to battle off the police squad, the place he’s in the end killed in a blaze of gunfire. They go away the hideout minutes earlier than police arrive after which scatter internationally with their respective fortunes.

One 12 months later, Raquel – who evaded felony costs, however did stop the police drive – reunites with The Professor within the Philippines after following a clue he left on a postcard.

The Financial institution of Spain heist (seasons 3-5)

Rio and Tokyo in Money Heist

Rio and Tokyo reside in a tropical paradise for 2 years. Netflix

Two years have passed by since The Royal Mint heist, with the robbers residing lives of leisure and luxurious in disparate components of the world. Tokyo and Rio moved to a tiny, distant tropical island, completely faraway from the hustle and bustle of recent life. However after two years of mendacity on the seashore consuming out of coconuts, Tokyo craves extra pleasure in her life and tells Rio she is leaving to rejoin civilisation. He’s devastated by the choice, giving her an unregistered cellphone bought on the black market, which ought to permit them to maintain involved with out being picked up by the authorities.

Sadly, the gadgets transform duds and their communication is picked up by Europol instantly, with Tokyo narrowly avoiding arrest and Rio being taken into custody as police swarm his tropical getaway spot. Earlier than they went their separate methods, The Professor had assigned handlers to every member of the gang that they had been to contact if ever they acquired into hassle. Tokyo’s transports her to Thailand the place she is reunited with The Professor and tells him what’s occurred.

The Professor calls within the outdated workforce in addition to three new members, Palermo (an outdated buddy of Berlin’s), Bogota and Marseille, to plan a fair bigger heist designed to free Rio and strike a blow to the corrupt institution. This time, the goal is The Financial institution of Spain, the place the nation’s gold reserve is saved in a most safety vault. Emboldened by their previous success and aided by their huge riches, the heist begins in dramatic style with big airships bearing the enduring Salvador Dali masks fly over Madrid making it rain cash from the sky.

With assist from an elite workforce of laptop hackers in Pakistan, The Professor is ready to broadcast from screens throughout the town telling the general public that Rio is being illegally held in worldwide territory and tortured (that is true, by the best way – poor Rio!). Giant swathes of the general public are already large followers of the Dali gang so it takes little convincing to get them onside, whereas the cash additionally ensures chaotic scenes on the streets of Madrid, prompting the military to be deployed.

That is precisely the response the gang had been anticipating, so that they intercept communications from the police and roll in themselves as a pretend army squad, giving them free and simple entry into the Financial institution of Spain. Taking management of the constructing proves troublesome as a result of governor’s tenacious head of safety César Gandía, who very practically bests the gang within the opening part of their plan, however they’re finally in a position to encompass him and go away him cuffed with the opposite hostages. Nevertheless, within the previous shoot-out, Palermo is left partially blind after tiny glass fragments get in his eyes. Issues are off to a tough begin (once more).

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Nairobi takes a number one function in retrieving the gold from the flooded protected. Netflix

Nairobi and Bogota get to work cracking the protected full of gold, which is designed to flood with water if a break-in is detected. Luckily, they’re ready with scuba and welding gear, creating an air lock between the protected and the room outdoors that permits for protected transportation of the gold. Decided to not let this heist escalate as the primary one did, Colonel Tamayo plans to ship the army in instantly for an offensive strike. The gang is ready to halt this intervention after having access to a second vault behind the gold the place state secrets and techniques are saved and threatening to launch them to the press.

With Raquel now in cahoots with The Professor, a brand new negotiator is introduced in: Alicia Sierra, a pregnant police inspector who was additionally in control of Rio’s barbaric torture. She is ready to sow dissent between The Professor and Raquel, whereas rigidity can be rising contained in the financial institution after a fallout between Nairobi and Palermo. She dislikes him as he had began sleeping together with her good buddy Helsinki when the gang had been getting ready for the heist, however neglects his emotions and doesn’t respect him.

Sierra leaks false state secrets and techniques to the media with a view to neutralise the gang’s risk because it means neither the general public nor the press would know that are actual and that are fabricated. The police start getting ready one other strike on the financial institution, which The Professor and Raquel get wind of within the nick of time after a quick communication outage. They inform the gang, who’re in a position to outsmart the squad despatched in. This newest failure persuades the police to provide into the gang’s demand by releasing Rio into the Financial institution of Spain, in alternate for the protected return of their squad and 40 different hostages.

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Rio is pleased to be reunited with Tokyo however traumatised by the torture he has endured. Netflix

Bear in mind Arturo Román? That nuisance of a person has spun his hostage expertise right into a media profession, publishing a guide and giving motivational speeches round Spain off the again of it. He was known as in by police as an adviser when the Dali gang returned and has been sat twiddling his thumbs within the police tent because the Financial institution of Spain heist started. As Rio enters the financial institution and the chosen hostages go away, Arturo spies an opportunity to search out Monica – who has been elevating his son with Denver – and develop some new materials for his talks. To the bewilderment of the police, he runs into the financial institution because the doorways are closing to turn out to be a hostage as soon as extra.

On Sierra’s orders, the police planted a listening machine inside Rio’s physique whereas he was unconscious, hoping the bug will go undetected and be an important device in bringing down the heist. Nevertheless, the Professor had assumed that – within the occasion that Rio was returned to them – he could be bugged, and thus had educated his gang in the way to take away such a tool. Within the meantime, he instructs the gang to talk usually as he doesn’t need the police to know he’s one step forward of them.

Earlier than going into surgical procedure, Rio breaks up with Tokyo – a transfer that could be partially motivated by PTSD sustained from his time being tortured. The process goes easily and the machine is eliminated intact, permitting the gang to have some enjoyable messing with the police and sending them operating in incorrect instructions, earlier than finally destroying it.

After some automotive hassle had given the police a tough approximation of their whereabouts, The Professor and Raquel are noticed on a drone and police start heading to their location. On this occasion, the plan had been to every scale a tall tree and camouflage themselves within the branches, however Raquel struggles to work her climbing gear and is pressured to desert The Professor within the woods, taking refuge at a close-by farm the place she is shortly found by the house owners.

Initially, they plan to show her over to the police, who’re providing thousands and thousands to whoever can discover her. However Raquel attracts on her expertise within the drive to clarify that they’re unlikely to ever truly see that cash and that The Professor might supply them much more. Sadly, this complete interplay takes too lengthy and whereas Raquel comes near profitable them over, the police arrive earlier than she will.

Again on the financial institution, Sierra makes an attempt to show Nairobi by bringing out her son, who she misplaced custody of a number of years in the past after being arrested for dealing medicine. She has desperately wished to be reunited with him ever since so this tactic succeeds in upsetting Nairobi and drawing her to the window, the place Sierra orders a sniper to shoot her within the chest. In doing so, she creates a possibility for one more assault, profiting from the workforce’s distressed state.

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Nairobi is shot by a sniper on the window of the Financial institution of Spain. Netflix

In the meantime, on the farm the Professor believes that Raquel has been illegally shot useless by police after listening to what gave the impression to be an execution over their shared earpiece. In actuality, this was a deception utilizing the identical sneaky techniques because the gang had used on police earlier, however The Professor will not be taught this till a while later. Devastated by the lack of his beloved accomplice, he authorises the gang to make use of deadly drive on their attackers, which takes the police without warning and prompts them to pause their advance.

The gang use this time to avoid wasting Nairobi’s life; she begs to be launched to police in order that her surgical procedure could be carried out by professionals and the gang argue over whether or not that is the best plan of action. In the end, Tokyo makes the ultimate name that she is going to perform the process herself within the financial institution, whereas additionally taking Palermo’s management function from him. The Professor is picked up by Marseille and returns to his duties as heist mastermind, arranging a 48-hour truce with the police that permits Nairobi some added restoration time.

Palermo is livid over Tokyo’s coup and really practically storms out of the financial institution completely, a transfer which might have doomed the heist, however Helsinki is ready to cease him and restrain him to a chair with the hostages. With Tokyo’s assist, the Professor realises that Raquel shouldn’t be useless and certain being held within the police tent outdoors the financial institution, so he breaks into the condo of Colonel Tamayo’s assistant, Antoñanzas, and persuades him to ship her a message.

Raquel is near caving when Sierra provides her a lowered jail sentence and threatens to search out her mom and daughter, who had been residing on the run together with her within the Philippines earlier than the second heist. Luckily, the message from Antoñanzas will get to her simply in time, assuring her that the Professor is working to get her out through the so-called “Paris plan”. This tells her precisely what she must do too: stall for time.

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Raquel (also referred to as Lisbon) receives a message from The Professor whereas in custody. Netflix

Eager to get again in command at any value, Palermo begins scheming with restrained head of safety Gandía, instructing him to interrupt out of his handcuffs by dislocating his thumbs, however solely when Rio is on guard responsibility as he accurately assumes the gang’s youngest member will probably be too traumatised to fireside a gun. Gandía will get away from the hostage room and is operating unfastened within the Financial institution of Spain, first arriving in Nairobi’s restoration room the place he makes an attempt to suffocate her with a pillow. She fights again, stabbing him within the neck with a needle, inflicting him to flee to a secret panic room – disconnecting the Professor’s cameras on the best way.

Gandía contacts Tamayo within the police tent through a cellphone within the panic room, however is discouraged from launching an assault from inside as a result of aforementioned 48-hour truce, which has been extensively reported by the press. Settled into his mole function, Antoñanzas suggestions off The Professor about Gandía’s tactical benefit, however as he relays the data to Tokyo, she is knocked unconscious by the safety chief and brought again to his panic room the place she is restrained. He informs the gang and the hostages of Tokyo’s abduction through the financial institution’s intercom system, which provides Arturo the boldness to begin plotting as soon as extra – however this time, nobody is eager to work with him as he drugged and sexually assaulted certainly one of his fellow hostages, Amanda.

Acutely aware once more, however restricted in her mobility, Nairobi heads again all the way down to the vault with Bogota, the place she had been spearheading the important thing goal of the heist: melting down Spain’s gold reserve and turning it from giant bars into tiny pellets. The operation goes comparatively effectively, however they nonetheless have a protracted approach to go earlier than finishing the work. After giving a rousing speech to spice up morale, Nairobi returns to her room.

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Nairobi heads all the way down to the vault, the place Spain’s gold reserve is being melted down, to calm her frightened staff (above). Netflix

The remainder of the gang try to search out Gandía however not having a lot luck. The formidable foe spots Rio and Denver coming into an elevator and throws a grenade in with them because the door closes. Luckily, they can survive by piling their bulletproof helmets and vests over the bomb, but it surely’s a really shut name. Gandía escapes by way of the air vents and heads to Nairobi’s room, putting her in a headlock and intending to make use of her as leverage.

In the meantime, The Professor stays exhausting at work on varied schemes, discovering the placement of the financial institution’s panic room and sending Marseille to Algeria to dig up proof on the torture techniques utilized by Sierra on Rio.

Gandía shoots a big gap by way of a door and forces Nairobi’s head by way of it, whereas additionally restraining her arms. This provides him a spot to barter with the gang, threatening to kill her until they permit him to flee. With no different choice, they reluctantly oblige and Gandía exits together with his gun nonetheless pointed at Nairobi. Tragically, he goes again on his phrase and shoots Nairobi useless, earlier than making a run for his escape room. Denver throws a grenade in his path and the blast sends shrapnel into Gandía’s again, but it surely’s not sufficient to cease him from slipping away. Having situated the panic room, the gang minimize its phone line to isolate Gandía, whereas Tokyo knocks him out when he frees her to deal with his wounds.

The Professor’s new technique includes bombarding the police with crises that distract them from the heist itself. He does this by drawing consideration to Rio’s unlawful torture by the Spanish authorities, offering indeniable proof that it did certainly occur, which humiliates and shames Colonel Prieto at a press convention. Tamayo tells Sierra that she will not see jail time for overseeing the torture, however she should take full accountability to guard the credibility of the police and armed forces. She is not pleased to have her fame dirty, so she as a substitute opts to deliver everybody down together with her, telling press that each senior determine within the armed forces and the federal government authorized of what she was doing.

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Sierra shouldn’t be keen to take full accountability for Rio’s torture. Netflix

The Professor additionally makes the general public conscious that Raquel has additionally been illegally detained within the police tent outdoors the Financial institution of Spain, the place she nonetheless has not been formally charged or taken into custody. This forces them to rearrange a switch automobile to take her to jail, giving The Professor a possibility to orchestrate an elaborate breakout. His associates intercept Raquel’s transport and smuggle her aboard a pretend police helicopter. The gang forces Gandía to demand a rescue craft from Tamayo who swiftly orders one, which permits the craft carrying Raquel to drop her off on the financial institution with no suspicion in any respect.

The Professor and the gang have a good time her arrival as a serious victory, as soon as once more assured that the heist will succeed. That is short-lived nevertheless, as since her dismissal Sierra has been performing some off-the-book investigating into The Professor and has efficiently situated his hideout. Surprisingly, evidently police detectives are solely able to find the felony genius after they get fired. Anyway, as he’s celebrating the protected return of Raquel, he’s caught off-guard by Sierra who pulls a gun to his head and tells him: “Checkmate.”

To see how he will get out of this one, try Cash Heist season 5 half one, which launched on Netflix on Friday third September. If you’d like spoiler-filled particulars on the Cash Heist season 5, half one ending, together with the most recent character to be killed off on the present, learn our full breakdown right here.

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