The Originals

The Originals

Season five begins years after the Mikaelson family absorb the Hollow’s dark energy and flee New Orleans to keep their city and Hope safe. Meanwhile, Vincent and Josh preside over the Big Easy while Hayley and Freya send Hope to the Salvatore School. The danger seems contained until a tragedy forces the siblings home, which makes the closing chapter of this family saga as emotional as ever.
Season five begins years after the Mikaelson family absorb the Hollow’s dark energy and flee New Orleans to keep their city and Hope safe. Meanwhile, Vincent and Josh preside over the Big Easy while Hayley and Freya send Hope to the Salvatore School. The danger seems contained until a tragedy forces the siblings home, which makes the closing chapter of this family saga as emotional as ever.

Season 5 (13 episodes)

  • 1. Where You Left Your Heart

    Original air date: 04/18/2018 Runtime: 42:08 min.

    Original air date: 04/18/2018 Runtime: 42:08 min. Desperate to see her father Klaus (Joseph Morgan) after seven years, Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) resorts to drastic measures to bring her father back to New Orleans. Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) attempts to minimize the fallout from Hope’s actions, but not before news of what she’s done ripples through the city. Meanwhile, Freya’s (Riley Voelkel) guilt over not being able to reunite her family gets in the way of her happiness with Keelin (guest star Christina Moses), while Rebekah (guest star Claire Holt) struggles with her inability to fully commit to Marcel (Charles Michael Davis). Finally, struggling without Elijah (Daniel Gillies) by his side, Klaus’ murderous rampage throughout Europe leads to an unexpected encounter with Caroline Forbes (guest star Candice King). Yusuf Gatewood and Steven Krueger also star.

  • 2. One Wrong Turn on Bourbon

    Original air date: 04/25/2018 Runtime: 42:23 min.

    Original air date: 04/25/2018 Runtime: 42:23 min. When a mysterious disappearance brings Klaus (Joseph Morgan) back to New Orleans, Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) looks forward to the prospect of seeing her father again. However, when the dark magic that had been keeping them apart begins to manifest in dangerous ways across the city, Vincent (Yusuf Gatewood) turns to Ivy (guest star Shiva Kalaiselvan) for guidance about what it may mean. Elsewhere, Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) returns to New Orleans amidst increased tensions between the supernatural factions, while Freya (Riley Voelkel) makes a decision about her future with Keelin (guest star Christina Moses). Finally, Roman’s (guest star Jedidiah Goodacre) surprise visit to the Mikaelson compound forces Hope to reveal some dark truths about her family. Steven Krueger also stars.

  • 3. Ne Me Quitte Pas

    Original air date: 05/02/2018 Runtime: 42:23 min.

    Original air date: 05/02/2018 Runtime: 42:23 min. In the immediate aftermath of having his memory erased by Marcel (Charles Michael Davis), Elijah (Daniel Gillies) awakens to find himself in the middle of nowhere and without a clue as to who he is. Unable to control his instinctive vampire ways, Elijah encounters Antoinette (guest star Jaime Murray), a beautiful and free-spirited vampire, who helps him navigate his new life. However, a run-in with Klaus (Joseph Morgan) threatens to destroy the peace he’s finally found.

  • 4. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

    Original air date: 05/09/2018 Runtime: 42:19 min.

    Original air date: 05/09/2018 Runtime: 42:19 min. Frustrated by the lack of progress made in the search for Hayley, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) turns up the heat by taking hostages from each of the three New Orleans supernatural factions. Freya (Riley Voelkel) goes to Mystic Falls to check on Hope (Danielle Rose Russell), who has been sent back to the Salvatore School. Vincent (Yusuf Gatewood) seeks guidance from Ivy (guest star Shiva Kalaiselvan) after learning that Klaus’ erratic behavior is escalating.

  • 5. Don't It Just Break Your Heart

    Original air date: 05/16/2018 Runtime: 42:23 min.

    Original air date: 05/16/2018 Runtime: 42:23 min. A mysterious clue sent to Klaus (Joseph Morgan) leads him one step closer to finding Hayley. Antoinette (guest star Jaime Murray) opens up to Elijah (Daniel Gillies) after her past comes back to haunt her. Meanwhile, Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) makes a decision that puts him at odds with Klaus. Finally, Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) takes matters into her own hands to fix the mess that she’s created.

  • 6. What, will, I, Have, left

    Original air date: 05/30/2018 Runtime: 41:51 min.

    Original air date: 05/30/2018 Runtime: 41:51 min. After learning how she can get Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) back, Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) sets off on a dangerous mission to end the mess she started. Klaus (Joseph Morgan) turns to Caroline (guest star Candice King) for help when he discovers Hope’s plan. Vincent (Yusuf Gatewood) and Freya (Riley Voelkel) clash over whether to let Declan (guest star Torrance Coombs) in on New Orleans’s supernatural secrets. Daniel Gillies also stars.

  • 7. God's Gonna Trouble the Water

    Original air date: 06/06/2018 Runtime: 41:50 min.

    Original air date: 06/06/2018 Runtime: 41:50 min. Ivy (guest star Shiva Kalaiselvan) reveals some startling news to Klaus (Joseph Morgan) about the dark magic that’s been keeping him away from his family. Elijah (Daniel Gillies) turns to some unexpected allies to save Antoinette’s (guest star Jaime Murray) life. Danielle Rose Russell, Charles Michael Davis, Riley Voelkel and Steven Krueger also star.

  • 8. The Kindness of Strangers

    Original air date: 06/13/2018 Runtime: 42:23 min.

    Original air date: 06/13/2018 Runtime: 42:23 min. As pressing matters rage on in New Orleans, the Mikaelson siblings find themselves forced to set aside their differences and work together to escape a “chambre de chasse.” Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Charles Michael Davis, Riley Voelkel and Danielle Rose Russell also star.

  • 9. We Have Not Long To Live

    Original air date: 06/20/2018 Runtime: 41:39 min.

    Original air date: 06/20/2018 Runtime: 41:39 min. As Vincent (Yusuf Gatewood), Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) and Josh (Steven Krueger) work to clean up the city, an uprising of purist vampires leads the supernatural factions into a deadly showdown. Hope’s (Danielle Rose Russell) attempt to bring her family back together leaves her struggling with the consequences. Finally, Freya (Riley Voelkel) makes a life-changing decision. Joseph Morgan and Daniel Gillies also star.

  • 10. There in the Disappearing Light

    Original air date: 07/11/2018 Runtime: 42:22 min.

    Original air date: 07/11/2018 Runtime: 42:22 min. Klaus (Joseph Morgan) helps Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) cope with her pain in an unconventional way. A figure from Elijah’s (Daniel Gillies) past comes back seeking help. Elsewhere, Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) takes on the nightwalkers, while Vincent (Yusuf Gatewood) deals with the fallout of a fateful decision.

  • 11. 'Til the Day I Die

    Original air date: 07/18/2018 Runtime: 42:21 min.

    Original air date: 07/18/2018 Runtime: 42:21 min. Klaus (Joseph Morgan) turns to Davina (guest star Danielle Campbell) for help to learn more about a mysterious affliction affecting Hope (Danielle Rose Russell). On their wedding day, Freya (Riley Voelkel) and Keelin (guest star Christina Moses) make a tough decision about their future together, while Elijah (Daniel Gillies) is forced to confront a past memory of Hayley. Finally, Declan’s (guest star Torrance Coombs) growing curiosity in the city’s supernatural secrets forces Marcel (Charles Michael Davis) to step in.

  • 12. The Tale of Two Wolves

    Original air date: 07/25/2018 Runtime: 42:19 min.

    Original air date: 07/25/2018 Runtime: 42:19 min. With Hope (Danielle Rose Russell) facing a life-threatening affliction and deteriorating quickly, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) travels to Mystic Falls to seek help from Caroline (guest star Candice King). Tasked with keeping Hope preoccupied in Mystic Falls, Elijah (Daniel Gillies) comes to a heartbreaking realization about his niece. Meanwhile, at the Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted, a run-in with Alaric Saltzman (guest star Matthew Davis) throws a wrench into Klaus’ plan. Charles Michael Davis also stars.

  • 13. When the Saints Go Marching In

    Original air date: 08/01/2018 Runtime: 42:23 min.

    Original air date: 08/01/2018 Runtime: 42:23 min. Intent on saving Hope’s (Danielle Rose Russell) life, Klaus’ (Joseph Morgan) plan will change the lives of the Mikaelson family forever. Daniel Gillies, Charles Michael Davis, Riley Voelkel and Yusuf Gatewood also star.