When is it premiering on CBS? Here is everything we know about the new episode of FBI Season 5.
“At the end of the day, we’re just people, badge or no badge.” If you recognize this quote by the end of the previous episode said by Chavez to OA, then you have definitely watched the fourth episode of FBI Season 5, which has led to much speculation about the upcoming episodes and led fans to wonder in what direction the series is going to uncover all the answers to the lingering questions.
If you’re one of the viewers that prefer to prepare ahead of time before the episode airs, then we’ve got everything you need to know about the upcoming episode’s official release date, plot, and cast, which will undoubtedly prepare you before diving into the story of this season. So, no more wondering! Take a look at all the necessary details we have compiled for you below.
Continue reading to learn more about FBI Season 5 Episode 5.
FBI Season 5 Episode 5 Release Date and Time Slot
FBI Season 5 Episode 5, “Flopped Cop,” is set to premiere on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at 8/7c on CBS. Later, it will be available to stream on Paramount Plus. The series has been a rock-solid performer and is expected to return, given the rating success that helped the network once again win the 2021-22 season.
FBI is the No. 2-rated series on broadcast, after CBS’ NCIS, FBI: International is the number two new drama of the season, and FBI: Most Wanted is a top ten broadcast series. “The ‘FBI’s’ are one of the most successful brands in the entire TV landscape and a powerful cornerstone of our No. 1 lineup,” said Kelly Kahl, president of CBS Entertainment.
Moreover, the official Twitter handle of the show also confirmed the news on Twitter to the followers, quoting, “Your Tuesday night plans are officially covered! Don’t miss the all-new season of #FBICBS Tuesdays at 8/7c on @CBS. It’s going to be BIG!” Take a look at the official post below:
— FBI (@FBICBS) September 28, 2022
FBI Season 5 Episode 5 Plot
The episode is directed by Carl Weathers and written by Thomas Kelly. The official synopsis of the episode, as released by CBS, states, “When a wealthy accountant is gunned down for secretly testifying against a notorious drug lord, the team’s investigation leads Tiffany to ask for help from a friend who was formerly with the NYPD and is related to the dangerous crime boss.”
A short promo of 21 seconds gives a brief insight into the episode and how the story will unfold further after the premiere of the pilot episode on the streaming platform. Take a look at the official promo below:
FBI Season 5 Episode 5 Cast
The main cast members of the series from Season 4 are expected to reprise their roles for the upcoming episodes to continue the tale. The names of the chargers, along with the actors, are as follows: Missy Peregrym as Special Agent Maggie Bell, Zeeko Zaki as Special Agent Omar Adom “OA” Zidan, John Boyd as Special Agent Stuart Scola, Katherine Renee Turner as Special Agent Tiffany Wallace, Alana De La Garza as Special Agent in Charge Isobel Castille, and Jeremy Sisto as Assistant Special Agent in Charge Jubal Valentine.
FBI Season 5: A quick recap of the season so far
The channel has not revealed the season’s entire plotlines, but the available episode descriptions are enough to give you the full image of the season, which will help you understand the issue much better. Here’s what we know about FBI Season 5 episodes thus far if you haven’t been able to catch up with the episodes.
Episode 1: Hero’s Journey – September 20, 2022: The episode is directed by Alex Chapple and written by Rick Eid & Joe Halpin. The team pivots when their sting operation to secure a massive bomb from an illegal broker leads them to discover that the device is already in the wrong hands; Jubal’s promise to be present at his son’s birthday party is put to the test.
Episode 2: Love is Blind – September 27, 2022: The episode is directed by Jon Cassar and written by Alexander Maggio. When an officer is shot dead at a pawn shop along with the store’s owner, the team tries to figure out why a young, recent Ivy League dropout is tied to the crime.
Episode 3: Prodigal Son – October 4, 2022: The episode is directed by Alex Chapple and written by Rick Eid & Joe Halpin. As the team investigates a deadly robbery, it discovers one of the perpetrators is a classmate of Jubal’s son.
Episode 4: Victim – October 11, 2022: The episode is directed by Carlos Bernard and written by Rick Eid. The team investigates a series of brutal assaults; OA hides information about his own mugging.
FBI Season 5: When will the sixth episode air on CBS?
The 6th episode, “Double Bind,” is reported to release on Tuesdays, November 6, 2022, at the same schedule at the 8/7C time slot. The episode will continue from the fifth episode, which will follow the basic premise of the show that follows First – class agents bringing all of their talents, intellect, and technical expertise to tenaciously investigate cases of tremendous magnitude, including terrorism, organized crime, and counterintelligence, to keep New York – and the country – safe.
Where to stream FBI Season 5?
FBI Season 5, when released, will air on CBS on Tuesdays 8/7C slot just like the prior seasons. The viewers can also catch up with all the seasons of FBI on Paramount+ or fuboTV. Moreover, all seasons of FBI are also available for renting or purchasing on Amazon Instant Video and Vudu, with a vast number of membership plans according to the preference of the users. Moreover, the series is also available to watch exclusively on CBS’s official website for free, where the episodes are published after they air on the TV channel.
FBI Official Synopsis
The official synopsis of the series, according to the CBS website, states, “FBI is a fast-paced drama about the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This elite unit brings to bear all their talents, intellect, and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep New York and the country safe.”
Catch up on the previous episode while you wait for FBI Season 5 Episode 5 to premiere on CBS.