Falling Skies Season 5 Episodes 6-10 Synopses

Season 5 Episode 6 "Respite"

Tom takes refuge with a family that has distanced itself from the fight.

Season 5 Episode 7 "Everybody Has Their Reasons"

The 2nd Mass arrives at a functional military base run by Weaver's former flame.

Season 5 Episode 8 "Stalag 14th Virginia"

Weaver discovers a shocking truth about an old friend and must decide how to best protect the 2nd Mass. Maggie and Isabella are forced to work together, while the remainder of the 2nd Mass attempts an escape led by Tom.

Season 5 Episode 9 "Reunion"

Tom gains a powerful new weapon against the Espheni; Ben attempts to extract enemy plans.

Season 5 Episode 10 "Reborn"

The final standoff brings the Masons, the 2nd Mass and their new allies into an iconic location.


Injured, Tom takes refuge with a unique family who has distanced themselves from the fight, giving him a glimpse of life without war. Hal and Isabella’s romance grows as they search for a missing Tom. Meanwhile, The 2nd Mass locates an Espheni device that could be a linchpin to winning the war… if they can figure out how to use it. And Maggie makes a decision that has consequences for her and the entire 2nd Mass.

written by:

Ayanna A. Floyd

directed by:

Jonathan Frakes