Hell on Wheels: Season 5

Hell on Wheels: Season 5

Hell on Wheels: Season 5

Unable to shake his grief and anger after the murder of his wife, a former Confederate soldier seeks revenge in this post-Civil War Western series.

2015USAAMC
Western
EPISODE 5.1

Chinatown

Cullen is in California with the Central Pacific Railroad, and must deal with the new workers.

EPISODE 5.2

Mei Mei

Cullen and Fong find themselves in peril as they transport a locomotive over the Sierra Nevada mountains. The Swede gains Phineas' trust.

EPISODE 5.3

White Justice

Cullen contends with violence in Chinatown set off by disgruntled railroad workers. Meanwhile, the Swede manipulates Phineas in his plot against the Mormons.

EPISODE 5.4

Struck

Cullen solves a Chinese labor strike in the wake of violence. Meanwhile, Durant pulls Mickey deeper into Union Pacific business.

EPISODE 5.5

Elixir of Life

Unexpected violence erupts in Chinatown during the festival of Tin Hau Don; Cullen confronts the Swede; and Durant involves Maggie in his latest scheme.

EPISODE 5.6

Hungry Ghosts

Cullen and Mei escort precious cargo through the California wilderness; Eva nurses Louise back to health.

EPISODE 5.7

False Prophets

Cullen and Durant meet with President Grant to discuss the future of the railroad; the Swede puts his plan against the Mormons in action.

EPISODE 5.8

Two Soldiers

The Swede's murderous rampage on the Hatch homestead results in a long overdue showdown with Cullen.

EPISODE 5.9

Return to the Garden

Cullen faces life-changing decisions in Utah as Truckee adapts to life without him.

EPISODE 5.10

61 Degrees

Cullen's nitroglycerin experiment provides an explosive backdrop for the railroad life in Truckee. Durant's plan turns deadly.

EPISODE 5.11

Gambit

Mickey's dirty business with Durant leaves him with blood on his hands. Meanwhile, Campbell's return to town complicates Louise's life.

EPISODE 5.12

Any Sum Within Reason

Chang discovers Mei's secret and forces her to flee Truckee. Meanwhile, Cullen's search for her brings new realizations while exorcising old demons.

EPISODE 5.13

Railroad Men

The race to finish the railroad comes down to inches, forcing all parties to contemplate the end of the line, and what the future holds for them.

EPISODE 5.14

Done

The golden spike, government hearings and unpredictable actions mean new beginnings and endings for the survivors.

Hell on Wheels: Season 5 / Reviews

Paste

Paste

Beginning its last season, Hell on Wheels has refined itself into an exciting, focused drama that is far better than it ever seemed it would be.

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Vulture

Vulture

Hell on Wheels has made its final stop, but a freeze-frame of where it pulled in would shine bittersweet light on a country moving full-speed ahead like a train in vain.

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