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Billions Season 5 Episode Titles, Plot Descriptions, Airdates – UPDATED

Billions Season 5 Episode Titles and Plot Synopses

by Gingersnap | | January 11, 2020 *(updated September 27, 2021)

Billions season 5 premiered on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 9:00 Eastern/8:00 Central time. According to IMDB, season five has tentative titles for the first seven episodes. Plot descriptions are still pending for the majority of episodes and airdates are subject to change since season five will air the first seven episodes, then the final five starting September 5, 2021 due to filming delays because of the CoVid-19 pandemic.

Overall Summary: Bobby Axelrod and Chuck Rhoades see their vicious rivalry reignited, while new enemies rise and take aim. Social impact pioneer Mike Prince poses a true threat to Axe’s dominance, and Chuck feuds with a formidable district attorney. Taylor Mason is forced back to Axe Capital, where Taylor must fight to protect their employees and their assets. Wendy Rhoades reevaluates her loyalties and forges surprising new alliances that put her at odds with both Chuck and Axe.

S5E1: The New Decas
Plot – Bobby Axelrod reaches a major milestone. Chuck struggles to get his bearings, and he and Wendy navigate a new normal. Tensions are high at Axe Cap now that Taylor Mason is back. Axe faces off against new rival Mike Prince. Taylor wrestles with a decision. Season premiere
Airdate – Sunday, May 3, 2020
Official Photoshere
Trailer – “Next on the Season Premiere”

S5E2: The Chris Rock Test
Plot – Axe chases a play at Mike Prince’s conference. Chuck wrestles with his demons and chooses a new path. Wendy takes the lead as Axe Cap faces a threat. Taylor confronts a figure from their past.
Airdate – Sunday, May 10, 2020
Official Photoshere
Trailer – “Next on Episode 2”

S5E3: Beg, Bribe, Bully
Plot – Chuck returns to his alma mater to pursue an opportunity. Axe’s big venture is sidelined by a family crisis. Taylor asserts independence with a risky play. Chuck puts Wendy in an awkward position.
Airdate – Sunday, May 17, 2020
Official Photoshere
Trailer – “Next on Episode 3”

S5E4: Opportunity Zone
Plot – Axe’s latest move takes him back to his roots but puts him in Mike Prince’s line of fire. Chuck steps into a new role and meets an intriguing colleague. Taylor tries to salvage a missed opportunity. Wendy takes on an interesting new client.
Airdate – Sunday, May 24, 2020
Possible reference: Trump’s Federal program that allows investment in distressed communities for the creation of opportunity fund accounts, which allow investors to put money into businesses and real estate in the zones in exchange for an exemption from IRS capital gains taxes. Episode four was filmed at Yonkers City Hall, here.
Official Photoshere
Trailer – “Next on Episode 4”

S5E5: Contract
Plot – Axe must reckon with his past to secure his future. Chuck plots against Axe with the help of some old associates. Chuck and Wendy both try to move on, but get forced together by an emergency. Wendy and Taylor embark on a new venture.
Airdate – Sunday, May 31, 2020
Official Photoshere
Trailer – “Next on Episode 5”

S5E6: The Nordic Model
Plot – Axe’s plans are threatened when an old scheme resurfaces. Chuck wages war on a new front, but a dangerous gambit tests his budding relationship. Taylor looks to make an impact in an emerging field.
Airdate – Sunday, June 7, 2020
Official Photoshere
Trailer – “Next on Episode 6”

S5E7: The Limitless Shit
Plot – Axe makes big plays with an unconventional source of inspiration. Chuck goes to desperate lengths for family. Tensions rise in Wendy’s relationships. Chuck and Sacker manipulate a past collaborator. Taylor steps up and takes charge.
Airdate – Sunday, June 14, 2020
Official Photoshere
Trailer – “Next on Episode 7”

**production stop**

S5E8: Copenhagen
Plot – Axe dispatches Wags to dig up dirt on Prince, discovering a weakness that could wreck Prince’s ambitions. A visit to Axe Cap puts Wendy and Tanner at odds. Chuck looks for alternative methods to save his father, but a college-aged mistake threatens to sidetrack him.
Airdate – September 5, 2021
Official Photoshere
Trailer – “I Believe in Myself” and “You Are Going to Like This”

S5E9: Implosion
Plot – As Prince spirals in the wake of a scandal, Axe looks to take his attack to the next level, putting Taylor’s business in the crossfire. Chuck reckons with his failures and his father’s mortality. Tanner struggles to finish his paintings, while Wendy worries the money may be getting to him.
Airdate – September 12, 2021
Official Photoshere
Trailer – “Next on Episode 9”

S5E10: Liberty
Plot – As Axe Cap returns to the office, Axe makes a surprise announcement, leaving the team’s futures in flux. Wendy’s divorce becomes complicated when Chuck sticks his nose in the Mase Carb financials. Meanwhile, Axe rings an unexpected ally to get intel on Chuck.
Airdate – September 19, 2021
Official Photoshere
Trailer – “Next on Episode 10”

S5E11: Victory Smoke
Plot – With victory in sight for his bank, Axe plots to secure his deposits by poaching from Prince, a move that proves more complicated than it seems. Chuck, Prince and Sacker wrestle with the personal cost of their plan. Taylor looks to enlist an old foe. Wags prepares for a big day.
Airdate -September 26, 2021
Official Photoshere
Trailer – “Next on Episode 11”

S5E12: No Direction Home
Plot – Chuck, Axe and Prince maneuver to outsmart and outpower each other. Taylor finds themself at a crossroads regarding their role as a leader, while Wendy struggles to sort out her personal life. Alliances shift in an all-out brawl that leads the future of Axe Capital down an unexpected path. Season finale.
Airdate – October 3, 2021
Official Photoshere
Trailer – “Next on Episode 12”

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Sources: Showtime, YouTube, and IMDB