For those wondering when the Ray Donovan season 5 episode 5 return date is, let’s kick this preview piece off with that. It’s not going to be a happy thing for many people out there to think about, but the show is not returning to Showtime until Sunday, September 10. Clearly, there is some executive over at the network who is not altogether thrilled about the idea of the show airing on Labor Day Weekend — yet, they still aired one opposite both the Game of Thrones finale and the VMAs.
We’re not going to roll our eyes too heavily at Showtime since they’ve given us this show; nonetheless, it’s a little bit of an odd choice since we think that there would be Ray Donovan viewers around next week more than happy to check the show out.
Anyhow, if you are interested in getting a few more details when it comes to the show, we recommend that you check out the synopsis!
Ray Donovan season 5 episode 5 synopsis – “Ray’s therapy is at odds with the high-stakes power struggle between Sam and her opponents. Mickey – at Frank’s behest – seeks out an old friend of the Donovan’s. Meanwhile, Terry takes Damon to New York to train for a fight; Bunchy is confronted by sins from the Donovan past; and Bridget tries to reconcile with Smitty – until a major crisis forces them together.”
We can also tell you that this is the episode where you’re going to see Sam Winslow respond more to threats than we’ve seen her to date, and through that you’ll see just how tough and powerful she is. You don’t get an actress of Susan Sarandon’s caliber on your show unless you are giving her an incredibly-meaty role, so we really shouldn’t be all that shocked to see that she’s going to be one of the biggest stars of the season.
Meanwhile, in this episode you should also prepare to be another problem with Natalie James: She’s not on set. While she’s been able to navigate her personal hell so far while still showing up for work, this could be where there start to be some problems for her. If she wants to be able to keep her career going strong, even in spite of all of the hardship, she needs to put on a certain front. This is Hollywood, and people are obsessed with image. This is why someone like Ray Donovan exists in the first place; people need their problems “fixed” so that this said image problem goes away.
Ultimately, there is still plenty of time this season, so it’s certainly possible everything turns around with Natalie.
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