Vikings Season 5 & Episode
Below is everything currently known about Vikings season 5 episodes and when they will air. Follow the links to our reviews of each episode as they publish.
Vikings Season 5 Episodes 1 & 2: "The Departed"
Tensions mount between the sons of Ragnar Lothbrok as the Vikings continue to threaten the very heart of England. As the Great Army moves to take York, with King Aethelwulf and his family still in hiding, Heahmund, the warrior bishop, must rally the Saxons to defend the Realm. (air date: November 29, 2017)
Vikings Season 5 Episode 3: "Homeland"
Celebrations are cut short in the aftermath of the battle at York; Ragnar Lothbrok's sons are pitted against each other as tensions reach an all-time high, and each one is forced to choose a side. (air date: December 6, 2017)
Vikings Season 5 Episode 4: "The Plan"
Guided by Bishop Heahmund's visions, the Saxons devise a battle plan. Ivar the Boneless strategizes on his own as the Vikings undergo increasing pressure. Bjorn Ironside finds himself in a new territory and must convince the local commander he is a trader and not a raider. (air date: December 13, 2017)
Vikings Season 5 Episode 5: "The Prisoner"
Ivar meets his match in Bishop Heahmund. Floki returns to Kattegat. Bjorn receives a lavish welcome in North Africa. (air date: December 20, 2017)
Vikings Season 5 Episode 6: "The Message"
Lagertha is betrayed and Bjorn must find a way to support the distraught queen. Floki and his settlers arrive in a new land but it is far from what they expected. (air date: December 27, 2017)
Vikings Season 5 Episode 7: "Full Moon"
Bjorn returns to Kattegat to learn that an attack is to take place during the next full moon. Ivar must decide if he can place his trust in a former enemy on the battlefield. (air date: January 3, 2018)
Vikings Season 5 Episode 8: "The Joke"
The battle for Kattegat begins. As the two armies line up to fight, the Great Heathen Army must decide between a final plea for peace or all-out war. Floki faces discord amongst the settlers. (air date: January 10, 2018)
Vikings Season 5 Episode 9: "A Simple Story"
The army leaders consider their options in the aftermath of the battle. In Floki's camp, all hopes of binding the community together are dashed as tragedy unfolds. (air date: January 17, 2018)
Vikings Season 5 Episode 10: "Moments of Vision"
A sense of doom looms over Kattegat as bloodshed ensues, but as the defeated army flees in the face of the victors, a legendary warrior makes his way home. (air date: January 24, 2018)