Have you watched the Yellowstone Season 5? If you haven’t already, it’s time to jump on the bandwagon and start binge-watching one of the most talked-about shows of recent years.
Yellowstone has become a cultural phenomenon since its premiere, with viewers tuning in from all over the world to watch the epic story of power, family, and survival. With a total of 14 episodes split into two parts, its fifth season promises to be the longest and most thrilling yet.
So grab some popcorn because we’ll be taking a closer look at the best episodes of Yellowstone Season 5 (so far).
The Sting of Wisdom (Yellowstone Season 5 – Episode 2)
In this episode, John gives an inspiring speech to the people of Montana, while a new opponent from Market Equities arrives on a private jet. The Yellowstone cowboys face a new problem, and Beth’s character shines as she confronts a “woke professor dude.” While some viewers noted a continuity error with the new actor portraying Carter, this episode was well-received overall for its political angle and strong performances.
Tall Drink of Water (Yellowstone Season 5 – Episode 3)
This episode is full of drama and chaos, as Beth travels to Salt Lake City to finish up unfinished business, while Jamie falls into a trap. Kayce makes a decision for his family, Thomas Rainwater deals with mounting pressure, and Rip makes a much-anticipated appearance with his macho tough guy attitude. Beth causes more havoc, but the episode is mostly dramatic, with fewer cowboy fights than some viewers expected.
Horses in Heaven (Yellowstone Season 5 – Episode 4)
In this episode, Beth learns that Jamie has a hidden son from a previous relationship, fueling their ongoing feud. Jamie realizes that this is another nail in his already overloaded coffin, and Beth’s inner strength shines through as she plans to “take” Jamie’s child away from him. Beth and Jamie’s tension is palpable, and viewers are left wondering what will happen next.
Watch ‘Em Ride Away (Yellowstone Season 5 – Episode 5)
This episode is considered “slow” by some viewers, but it is still entertaining and full of surprises. While Beth’s dislike for a perceived rival reaches a boiling point, John takes a break from his Capitol meetings to join the Yellowstone cowboys in branding cattle. Viewers were taken aback by Beth’s inner strength in the face of her rivalry with Summer, which was a little over-the-top but necessary to show Beth’s true character.
Cigarettes, Whiskey, a Meadow and You (Yellowstone Season 5 – Episode 6)
The Duttons have an almost-perfect day branding cattle in this episode, while Montana receives an unexpected visitor. Sarah sinks her teeth into Jamie, and Thomas Rainwater deals with a challenger from within. Although some viewers found this episode to be slow-paced, it provides an enjoyable break from the drama and moves viewers to the cowboy lifestyle with suitable visuals and music.
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A Knife and No Coin (Yellowstone Season 5 – Episode 8)
Yellowstone’s midseason finale was an intriguing episode, with Jamie finally standing up for himself and John lending support to an unexpected friend. A flashback reveals the source of Rip’s loyalty as the Yellowstone cowboys embark on a journey. While some viewers found the episode to be slow and disjointed, they still enjoyed it and were left wanting more tension and excitement for the season’s second half.