Season 5

Chinatown

Season five premieres with Cullen in California, building east with the Central Pacific. Word on Cullen's family comes in from Salt Lake City.

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  • S5, E1
  • July 18, 2015

Mei Mei

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

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  • S5, E2
  • July 25, 2015

White Justice

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

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  • S5, E3
  • August 1, 2015

Struck

Cullen solves a Chinese labor strike in wake of the violence in episode 503. Durant pulls Mickey deeper into Union Pacific business.

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  • S5, E4
  • August 8, 2015

Elixir Of Life

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

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  • S5, E5
  • August 15, 2015

Hungry Ghosts

Cullen and Mei take a dangerous journey through the California wilderness, escorting precious cargo. Eva nurses Louise back to health.

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  • S5, E6
  • August 22, 2015

False Prophets

Cullen and Durant reunite in Salt Lake City to meet with President Grant over the future of the railroad. Swede enacts his plan against the Mormons.

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  • S5, E7
  • August 29, 2015

Two Soldiers

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

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  • S5, E8
  • June 11, 2016

Return To The Garden

Cullen faces life-changing decisions in Utah as Truckee adapts to life without him. Durant's lies compromise his new partner.

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  • S5, E9
  • June 18, 2016

61 Degrees

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

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  • S5, E10
  • June 25, 2016

Gambit

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

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  • S5, E11
  • July 2, 2016

Any Sum Within Reason

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

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  • S5, E12
  • July 9, 2016

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.

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  • S5, E13
  • July 16, 2016

Done

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

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  • S5, E14
  • July 23, 2016