When will the fans get to see more of this sitcom? Continue reading to find out more about The Conners Season 5.
Ever since the premiere of the tenth episode, “The Dog Days of Christmas,” a few weeks ago on December 7, 2022, the viewers have been anticipating if the season will resume its run with the remaining episodes in 2023 or not. So, if you are one of them, then you’ve come to the right spot; we have compiled all the necessary information for you to get a head start on the forthcoming episodes. So, if you’re looking for information about the release date and plot, then look no further!
Here is everything we know so far about when The Conners Season 5 will be back on ABC.
The Conners Season 5: When will the new episodes premiere?
Unfortunately, the new series will not return on the network in 2022, so fans will have to wait a little longer, which is for a few days.
The 11th episode, “Two More Years and A Stolen Rose,” is now scheduled to release on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at the same time slot of 8/7c on ABC and later on Hulu. The runtime of each episode is approximately 22 minutes. The official synopsis of the episode states, “The death of a beloved teacher from Dan and Jackie’s high school brings old classmates together; Becky asks Darlene and Ben for a big favor.” In the meantime, we urge viewers to catch up with the prior episodes of the fifth season to get an idea of how the story will unfold.
Additionally, the network has also released the title and synopsis of the 12th episode, which is as follows: Episode 12, “Stuck in the Middle and Stuck in the Past,” will be released on January 18, 2023, and follows After a sudden turn of events, the Conner family is forced to face the daily struggles of life in a way they never have before. This iconic family continues to demonstrate that laughter, conversation, and love can overcome anything. The official titles and synopsis of the remaining episodes have not been revealed as of December 31, 2022.
So, we highly urge viewers to catch up with the prior episodes of the sixth season to get an idea of how the story will unfold. Moreover, The Conners is currently available on fuboTV and Hulu Plus. The show is also available to stream for rent or purchase on Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, and Vudu with membership plans according to the preference of the users. Take a look at the official post below which urges viewers to stream the prior episodes.
— The Conners (@TheConnersABC) December 23, 2022
The Conners Season 5: A quick recap of the season so far
ABC expanded the series’ fifth season to feature its largest season to date, ordering 22 episodes for the 2022 – 23 U.S. TV season, which is expected to conclude in May 2023. On the other hand, the network has not yet disclosed the precise plotlines of the season, but the existing episode descriptions alone are enough to construct the entire picture of the season, which will help you comprehend the topic much better. So far, here’s all we know about The Conners Season 5 episodes below:
Episode 1: Double Honeymoon and Seeing Double: The episode is directed by Jody Margolin Hahn and written by Bruce Helford. It is estimated to be viewed by 3.73 million US viewers. In the episode, the viewers get to see that in an effort to save money, Darlene and Ben join Jackie and Neville on a joint honeymoon, where the newlyweds’ cost-saving measures contribute to a tension-filled getaway; Dan, Becky, Harris, Mark, and Beverly Rose go to a water park.
Episode 2: Scenes From Two Marriages: The episode is directed by Robbie Countryman and written by Dave Caplan. It is estimated to be viewed by 3.47 million US viewers. In the episode, the viewers get to see that the Parrot Doth Protest Too Much: When Jackie moves in with Neville, he shows up at their home with an excess of animals from his vet office; Darlene and Ben have an argument as Ben points out Darlene is turning into her father.
Episode 3: Driving, Dating, and Deceit: The episode is directed by Jody Margolin Hahn and written by Jana & Mitch Hunter. It is estimated to be viewed by 3.61 million US viewers. In the episode, the viewers get to see that Mark is anxious to get his driver’s license when a job opportunity presents itself across town; Darlene attempts to teach Mark to drive, but her frantic energy sends him running to Ben for help; Harris meets a new guy online.
Episode 4: Parent Traps and Heart Attacks: The episode is directed by Robbie Countryman and written by Bruce Rasmussen. It is estimated to be viewed by 3.63 million US viewers. In the episode, the viewers get to see that when a relative passes away unexpectedly, the family must debate about who should gain custody of a jaded nephew, who is just shy of his 18th birthday.
Episode 5: A Little Weed and a Bad Seed: The episode is directed by Lynda Tarryk and written by Emily Wilson. It is estimated to be viewed by 3.93 million US viewers. In the episode, the viewers get to see that problems arise on Beverly Rose’s first day of kindergarten; Becky and Darlene have a disagreement; Harris advises an unusual solution for Dan’s back pain.
Episode 6: Book Bans and Guillotine Hands: The episode is directed by Lynda Tarryk and written by Cory Caplan. It is estimated to be viewed by 3.93 million US viewers. In the episode, the viewers get to see that Dan encourages the family to decorate the house for Halloween; Harris takes a stand on an issue that ruffles a few feathers in Darlene’s new neighborhood.
Episode 7: Take This Job and Shove It Twice: The episode is directed by Jody Margolin Hahn and written by Shelly Dennis. It is estimated to be viewed by 3.72 million US viewers. In the episode, the viewers get to see that Darlene receives a promotion at her company, but she quickly learns the fancy title is not all it’s cracked up to be; when Louise loses her job at Casita Bonita, an opportunity arises to work with Jackie at the Lunch Box.
Episode 8: Of Missing Minds and Missing Fries: The episode is directed by Robbie Countryman and written by Jana & Mitch Hunter. It is estimated to be viewed by 3.96 million US viewers. In the episode, the viewers get to see that Jackie must come to terms with her mother becoming ill; Darlene’s job hunt proves to be more difficult than anticipated.
Episode 9: Crumbs and Couch Surfers: The episode is estimated to be viewed by 4.19 million US viewers. In the episode, the viewers get to see that Darlene, Ben, Becky, and Beverly Rose move into the new house, where Darlene implements a new set of rules.
Episode 10: The Dog Days of Christmas: The episode is estimated to be viewed by 3.96 million US viewers. In the episode, the viewers get to see that Dan meets his in-laws for the first time when Louise’s family comes to visit; Darlene helps Becky with a parenting problem.
The series stars John Goodman as Dan Conner, Laurie Metcalf as Jackie Harris, Sara Gilbert as Darlene Conner, Lecy Goranson as Becky Conner-Healy, Michael Fishman as D.J. Conner, Emma Kenney as Harris Conner-Healy, Ames McNamara as Mark Conner-Healy, Jayden Rey as Mary Conner and Jay R. Ferguson as Ben. “The Conners,” is executive produced by Tom Werner, along with Sara Gilbert, Bruce Helford, Dave Caplan, Bruce Rasmussen, and Tony Hernandez. The series is from Werner Entertainment.
Additionally, check out the official trailer according to the synopsis of the series, the viewers get glimpses of the plot that states, “The Conners continue to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford. This iconic family-Dan, Jackie, Darlene, Becky, and D.J. grapples with parenthood, dating, financial pressures, and aging in working-class America. Through it all – the fights, the coupon cutting, the hand-me-downs, the breakdowns – with love, humor, and perseverance, the family prevails.” Take a look at the official promo below:
Catch up on previous episodes while you wait for The Conners Season 5 to premiere on ABC and Hulu next year.