Season 5

44 :05x01 - Winter

In the aftermath of his election, Bill tries to win over his constituents and employees; the family copes with psychological and physical threats; Alby returns from his desert exile with a desire to purify the compound.

Source: HBO
Guest Stars: Grant Show as Goji
Director: David Petrarca

45 :05x02 - A Seat At The Table

Bill attempts to stage a meeting for polygamist leaders; Barb tries to find common ground with her mother; Nicki learns the extent of Adaleen s isolation; Margene worries about the situation with Ana and Goran; Cara Lynn impresses her math teacher.

Source: HBO
Guest Stars: Kate McNeil as Sister Mary | Ellen Burstyn as Nancy Davis Dutton | Gregory Itzin as Senator Dwyer | Joel McKinnon Miller as Don Embry | Robert Patrick as Bud Mayberry | Steve Bacic as Goran | Christian Campbell as Greg Ivey | Mariette Hartley as The Major | Branka Katic as Ana | Cody Klop as Gary Embry | Lenny Schmidt as Unknown | Amy Sloan as Unknown |
Co-Guest Stars: Kathleen Mary Carthy as Unknown | Garrett Gray as Raymond Henrickson | John Hemphill as Unknown | Keegan Holst as Wayne Henrickson | Karen Hensel as Unknown | Martin Horsey as Unknown | Stephanie McVay as Unknown | Mary Ellen O'Donnell as Sunstone Moderator | Paul Rogan as Unknown | Oren Skoog as Mathlete Judge | Nancy Stone as Deva Pitstone | Jason Dollar as Unknown | Gavin Kent as Lester Henrickson | Shanna Micko as Protester | Barbara-Julie Miller as Unknown | Hayden Zachery Nelson as Unknown
Director: Adam Davidson
Writer: Julia Cho

46 :05x03 - Certain Poor Shepherds

The Henricksons holiday cheer is tested by family revelations; Lura takes drastic measures in response to Alby s purification of the compound; Lois drifts toward the deep end; Ben bonds with Heather; Cara Lynn looks for answers about her father.

Source: HBO
Director: David Petrarca
Writer: Jami O'Brien

47 :05x04 - The Oath

Bill tries to overcome the anti-polygamist sentiment swelling among state officials; Barb s attendance at a fashion show triggers resentment amongst the wives; Rhonda and Verlan try to shake down Alby; Nicki pushes for Cara Lynn s adoption.

Source: HBO
Director: Omar Madha

48 :05x05 - The Special Relationship

Bill's success in the senate is offset by new roadblocks set up by the Mormon church.

Barb's frustration with her internship prompts a life-changing decision.

Cara Lynn's adoption faces legal hurdles; Lois fondly recalls her life with Frank; Don comes through for Bill once again.
Guest Stars: Grant Show as Goji
Director: David Petrarca

49 :05x06 - D.I.V.O.R.C.E.

Barb's choice of an ally in her pursuit of the priesthood displeases her mother; Bill faces a Mormon boycott of his stores while wondering if his senate tenure will be short-lived.

Cara Lynn works overtime with her math tutor; Bud Mayberry has a warning for Bill; Frank and Lois find common ground; Ben is dispirited by Heather's decision.
Guest Stars: Grant Show as Goji
Director: Howard Deutch

50 :05x07 - Til Death Do Us Part

Bill seizes an opportunity to strengthen the bonds of his marriages; Alby raises the stakes in his quest for power; Lois is skeptical of Barb's plan for her future.

Margene is counseled about the fickle nature of her new business; Heather changes her mind about Ben.
Guest Stars: Grant Show as Goji
Director: David Petrarca
Writer: Aaron Allen

51 :05x08 - The Noose Tightens

Alby responds to Bill's attempt to curb his ambitions with another wicked plot; Barb becomes entangled in a potentially damaging probe of Bill's private life.

A rift between Margene and Michael Sainte threatens to sink her business venture; Nicki makes a risky humanitarian gesture; Don's emotional well-being takes a nosedive.
Guest Stars: Grant Show as Goji
Director: David Knoller

52 :05x09 - Exorcism

The Henricksons circle the wagons to fend off a threat from a desperate and unpredictable Alby; Nicki shakes off a traumatic experience to consider putting Cara Lynn in boarding school.

Barb and Bill debate her new church's views on polygamy; Margene makes a promise to reimburse Pam for her Goji investment; Ben and his father wonder what to do about Rhonda.
Director: Adam Davidson

53 :05x10 - Where Men and Mountains Meet

Bill faces the threat of going to jail as he scrambles to plan for his family's future and makes a last-ditch effort to save face in the senate. Meanwhile, Margene mulls a change of scenery.

Barb considers joining another church; Ben enlists an unlikely ally to connect with Heather; and Don delivers bad news about Home Plus to Bill.
Director: Daniel Attias
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy | Drama
Status: Ended
Network: HBO ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: March 12, 2006
Ended: March 20, 2011
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