The season aired on Tuesday nights at 9:00 p.m. following The Flash in the spring for the first eight episodes of the season before moving to 8:00 p.m. prior to The Outpost in the summer for the remaining five episodes.
It arrived on DVD and Blu-ray on October 9, 2018.
For four seasons, THE 100 have fought to survive. That fight has torn them apart, turned them against each other, and taken the lives of their closest friends. Season Four introduced our heroes to the harsh truth that the human race is doomed to face an unbeatable enemy: the remaining nuclear reactors on Earth have melted down and are setting the atmosphere on fire. Our heroes had very little time to prepare for the worst, with every possible solution disappearing almost as quickly as they were able to come up with them. With a literal countdown to the end of the world, our heroes will be forced to go to unimaginable lengths to make it out alive – with or without each other. In the aftermath of Praimfaya, they must begin again, and with Season Five our heroes will have to examine their responsibility to the new place they call home, and the future generations who will inhabit it. Can they begin again and celebrate what remains, or will the frailties of human nature cost them their one chance to rise from the ashes?
Main cast Edit
- Eliza Taylor as Clarke Griffin
- Paige Turco as Abigail Griffin
- Bob Morley as Bellamy Blake
- Marie Avergopoulos as Octavia Blake
- Lindsey Morgan as Raven Reyes
- Christopher Larkin as Monty Green
- Richard Harmon as John Murphy
- Tasya Teles as Echo
- Isaiah Washington as Thelonious Jaha
- Henry Ian Cusick as Marcus Kane
Recurring cast Edit
- Adina Porter as Indra
- Jarod Joseph as Nathan Miller
- Ivana Milicevic as Charmaine Diyoza
- William Miller as Paxton McCreary
- Lola Flanery as Madi Griffin
- Chelsey Reist as Harper McIntyre
- Jordan Bolger as Miles "Zeke" Shaw
- Luisa d'Oliveira as Emori
- Tati Gabrielle as Gaia
- Sachin Sahel as Eric Jackson
- Kyra Zagorsky as Kara Cooper
- Jessica Harmon as Niylah
- Mike Dopud as Michael Vinson
- Shannon Kook as Jordan Green
|No. in series||No. in season||Episode title||Written by||Directed by||Original airdate|
|59||1||"Eden"||Jason Rothenberg||Dean White||April 24, 2018|
|60||2||"Red Queen"||Terri Hughes Burton||P.J. Pesce||May 1, 2018|
|61||3||"Sleeping Giants"||Aaron Ginsburg & Wade McIntyre||Tim Scanlan||May 8, 2018|
|62||4||"Pandora's Box"||Charmaine DeGrate||Dean White||May 15, 2018|
|63||5||"Shifting Sands"||Nick Bragg||Omar Madha||May 22, 2018|
|64||6||"Exit Wounds"||Drew Lindo||Michael Blundell||June 5, 2018|
|65||7||"Acceptable Losses"||Jeff Vlaming||Marizee Almas||June 19, 2018|
|66||8||"How We Get to Peace"||Lauren Muir||Antonio Negret||June 26, 2018|
|67||9||"Sic Semper Tyrannis"||Miranda Kwok||Ian Samoil||July 10, 2018|
|68||10||"The Warriors Will"||Julie Benson & Shawna Benson||Henry Ian Cusick||July 17, 2018|
|69||11||"The Dark Year"||Heidi Cole McAdams||Alex Kalymnios||July 24, 2018|
|70||12||"Damocles, Part 1"||Justine Juel Gillmer||Dean White||July 31, 2018|
|71||13||"Damocles, Part 2"||Jason Rothenberg||Dean White||August 7, 2018|
Filming for the fifth season launched on August 14, 2017 and wrapped up on January 27, 2018.
Critical response Edit
On Rotten Tomatoes, the fifth season received overall positive reviews, with a 100% rating score on the Tomatometer and an audience score of 83%. The critics consensus states, "Five years, The 100 manages to top itself once again with an audacious, addicting season."
- The fifth season arrived on Netflix on August 15, 2018.
- It features a brand new title sequence.
- This is the first season of The 100 to air episodes:
- During summer
- At 8:00 pm as a lead-in
- Isaiah Washington, who portrayed Thelonious Jaha in a series regular role for the five seasons, appeared in only one episode - "Red Queen". However, he was credited in the first two episodes of the season despite his absence in the premiere episode.
- This is Christopher Larkin's last season as a series regular.