The Resident is an American medical drama television series that premiered on January 21, 2018, on the Fox Broadcasting Company as a mid-season replacement during the 2017–18 television season. Based on the book Unaccountable by Marty Makary, the series focuses on the lives and duties of staff members at Chastain Park Memorial Hospital, while delving into the bureaucratic practices of the hospital industry – Let’s find out some info on Season 5.
Here is a constantly updated guide with all we need to know on The Resident Season 5: plot, episodes, cast and where to watch it!
Cast and characters
- Matt Czuchry as Conrad Hawkins
- Emily VanCamp (seasons 1–5) as Nicolette ‘Nic’ Nevin
- Manish Dayal as Devon Pravesh
- Bruce Greenwood as Randolph Bell
- Malcolm-Jamal Warner as August Jeremiah “AJ/The Raptor” Austin (season 2–present, recurring season 1)
- Jane Leeves as Kitt Voss (season 2–present)
- Morris Chestnut as Barrett Cain (seasons 3–4; recurring season 5)
- Jessica Lucas as Billie Sutton (season 4–present)
- Michael Hogan as Albert Nolan (season 1–present)
- Tasso Feldman as Irving Feldman (season 1–present)
- Jessica Miesel as Jessica Moore (season 1–present)
- Catherine Dyer as Alexis Stevens (season 1–present)
- Vince Foster as Paul Chu (season 1–present)
- Denitra Isler as Nurse Ellen Hundley (season 1–present)
- Corbin Bernsen as Kyle Nevin (season 2–present)
- Denise Dowse as Carol Austin (season 3–present)
- Shazi Raja as Nadine Suheimat (season 3–present)
- Stephen Wallem as Winston Robards (season 5)
- Kaley Ronayne as Cade (season 5)
- Aneesha Joshi as Padma Devi (season 5-present)
The Resident Season 5: Episodes
Episode 1, Da da
An attack by cyber criminals sends the Chastain ER into a tailspin and Kit tries to figure out whether or not to pay the ransom. The Raptor deals with a personal connection to the patients brought into the ER during the attack, leaving them all vulnerable. Meanwhile, Conrad works on balancing life as a new dad and Devon and Leela debate taking the next step in their relationship
Episode 2, No Good Deed
When one of the doctors is found unconscious in an elevator at Chastain, the staff frantically retraces his steps to figure out the cause. Billie is faced with a personal conflict when she comes face-to-face with the secret she has been hiding all these years. Meanwhile, Bell helps Kit make a decision about a new neurosurgeon joining the team at Chastain
Episode 3, The Long and Winding Road
Conrad pulls up the case of the worst TBI he ever saw to figure out how to save Nic. He tells Devon he wants him to be honest with him. Bell checks in on Billie emotinally to see how she is and to check on Nic’s progress. Billie wants to put Nic in a coma.
Episode 4, Now What?
Conrad was desperate to get to the bottom of Nic’s accident, and it sent him down a heartbreaking rabbit hole before maybe he got a sign for closure. Meanwhile, the Raptor was the pinnacle of wisdom and grace. How can you not love AJ to pieces? Conrad is a diagnostician.
Episode 5, The Thinnest Veil
Leela begins noticing problems with a surgeon who has been Bell’s mentor. On The Resident Season 5 Episode 5, Conrad woke up to Nic… or a vision of her. Still crushed by the death of his wife he had to attend to their daughter Gigi who was already standing in her bed.
Episode 6, Ask your Doctor
Conrad brings a patient into the hospital who causes a high security crisis. An MMA brawl sends a well-known fighter to Chastain and all hands are on deck. Meanwhile, Bell and Raptor vie for the same position at the hospital, and Leela gets a visit from her sister.
Episode 7, Who Will You Be?
A new group of interns, which include Billie’s son, Trevor, start their first day with Devon at Chastain. Kit and Bell try to convince Conrad to come back to Chastain and The Raptor’s mom ends up back in the ER. Meanwhile, Leela and Padma deal with an unexpected visit from their parents
Episode 8, Old Dogs, New Tricks
Kit hires a surgical coach to watch over Bell and Raptor and help them brush up on their skills. Upon receiving attention from multiple women at the hospital, Conrad contemplates jumping back into the dating scene. Meanwhile, Devon works with an elderly couple. With Conrad thinking about dating again, fans are probably not going to like that. His relationship with Nic was loved by many: it’s going to be hard to watch Conrad date someone else!
Episode 9, He’d Really Like to Put in a Central Line
Conrad takes Trevor under his wing to care for a patient whose good luck seems to have run out. Leela struggles when given the decision to take full responsibility of her indecisive patient’s life and The Raptor continues to try to figure out a care plan for his mother. Meanwhile, both Devon and Kit are stretched far too thin trying to balance everything on their plates
Episode 10, Unknown Origin
When the first day of Kit’s experimental Flight Go team program sends Conrad out into the field, he builds a new relationship with a fellow doctor along for the ride. Devon works with Trevor for the first time on a patient with a mysterious fever, the cause of which can’t be found. Meanwhile, Bell is hiding a secret from the whole staff and they are starting to become suspicious.
Episode 11, Her Heart
A case turns personal for Conrad when the donor recipient of Nic’s heart is admitted to the ER. Bell is faced with a devastating diagnosis that causes him to make a heartbreaking decision. Meanwhile, the Raptor asks Devon to include his ailing mother in his clinical trial, causing Devon to face a major dilemma.
Episode 12, Now You See Me
Conrad and Cade examine a child showing signs of abuse. Devon and Leela encounter a woman having trouble breathing. Meanwhile, Bell eyes an open seat on the State Medical Board and Billie decides it’s time to confront her past.
Episode 13, Viral
A tragic accident occurs at Jessica’s sister’s gender reveal party, putting her brother-in-law’s life in jeopardy. Meanwhile, Conrad, Irving & Trevor work on an influencer whose life was put in danger by a risky cosmetic surgery. Then, Bell is cleared for his first surgery back and Billie is forced to face her past head-on.
Episode 14, Hell In A Handbasket
When things from Billie’s past begin to come to light, she is the subject of whispers and stares around the hospital and the team struggles to find the best way to support her. With the nurse shortage in full swing, a simple cleaning job turns into a horrific disaster that calls for all hands on deck. Meanwhile, Trevor discovers a shocking secret and Padma has a proposal for Leela.
Episode 15, In For A Penny
As his clinical begins, Devon treats his first patient with a revolutionary medical fluid that doesn’t go as planned. Meanwhile, an overdosed John Doe is rushed to Chastain, leading Conrad straight into a much bigger scandal than he expected. Then, a shocking secret regarding Cade’s past is discovered.
Episode 16, Volts
Conrad and The Raptor help out an old friend whose heart problems reveal a bigger issue than they anticipated. Meanwhile, Devon treats a suicidal woman whom he thinks might be a good candidate for Deep Brain Stimulation. Then, Bell confronts the Medical Board about the cases he’s been investigating, and Billie and Trevor have an emotional reunion.
Episode 17, The Space Between
Conrad treats one of Gigi’s fellow classmates, whose stomachache turns into something much more serious. Meanwhile, Devon takes several interns to a senior living facility, where they meet a former doctor whose wife falls ill during their visit. Then, in looking for a sperm donor for Padma, Leela uncovers some unsettling news about the business.
Episode 18, Ride or Die
When Conrad confronts a pharmacy owner about fraudulent prescriptions being filled under his name, the situation takes a dangerous turn. Then, the ER is sent into chaos when a street racing accident results in multiple severe injuries. Meanwhile, Raptor faces a devastating reality when his mother’s condition worsens.
Episode 19, All We Have Is Now
With Raptor on leave to take care of his mother, the hospital scrambles to stay organized without him. Meanwhile, a camping trip leaves a patient with a fatal disease that none of the doctors have seen before. Then, Bell and Kit devise a plan to help their case with the Medical Board.
Episode 20, Fork in the Road
Conrad and Cade work with a Medicare patient who sheds some light on the inner workings of the prescription fraud situation. Meanwhile, Leela works herself to the brink of exhaustion to avoid having a conversation with Devon and eventually makes mistakes on her cases. Then, the Raptor and Padma try to compromise on how to move forward and Kit and Bell make a big decision about their future.
Where To Watch The Resident Season 5
The Resident Season 5 is currently airing on FOX Tv and available to stream on FOX On Demand, Hulu or Tubi TV.
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