Season 5
Season 5 poster
Premiere Airdate July 11, 2017
Finale Airdate June 6, 2018
No. of Episodes 22
Episode Guide
Season 4
The Fosters Spinoff

Season 5 of The Fosters was announced[1] on January 10, 2017. There will be a total of 22 episodes, along with a special 3 night series finale event starting on June 4. The new season premiered on July 11, 2017.

On January 3, 2018, it was announced that this would be the last season of the show[2].


Main CastEdit

Recurring CastEdit

Add characters here when they have appeared in at least 5 episodes in the season.

Guest StarsEdit



# Image Title First aired
1 Resist 18 Resist July 11, 2017
In the season premiere, Stef frantically searches for Callie after she offers to help Diamond, thinking she has nothing to lose after accepting the plea deal. Struggling with his TBI, Jesus unleashes his anger after discovering Brandon helped Emma with a deeply personal decision. With Mariana leading the charge, protests continue over Anchor Beach Charter’s privatization.
2 Exterminate Her 11 Exterminate Her July 18, 2017
Callie gets control of her life and starts auditing art classes at a local college. Jesus distances himself from Mariana and Brandon so he can build his treehouse with Gabe alone. Jude and Mariana get involved with the school’s newspaper to spread the word about the impending privatization. The Fosters get a new neighbor that has history with Stef.
3 Contact 27 Contact July 25, 2017
Callie and Aaron go on their first official date. Mariana and Jude spearhead an underground school newspaper. Noah and Jude question their compatibility, while Brandon and Grace take their relationship to the next level. The moms have their new neighbors over for a family dinner party.
4 Too Fast, Too Furious 29 Too Fast, Too Furious August 1, 2017
Callie and Aaron discuss taking their relationship to the next level. Jesus confronts Lena (and Stef) regarding Lena saying she was afraid of Jesus (the violent effects of his TBI). Brandon and Jesus have a verbal and physical fight. Mariana finds fulfillment training with the Latina derby team. Brandon’s new girlfriend Grace catches him playing hero to his ex-girlfriend Courtney.
5 Telling 16 Telling August 8, 2017
The Fosters kids attend a party at the Derby warehouse, but things escalate quickly when the cops show up. Lena struggles when Stef starts to become obsessed with an ongoing case at work, meanwhile Brandon’s relationship with Grace is put into jeopardy with Courtney back in his life.
6 Welcome to the Jungler 12 Welcome to the Jungler August 15, 2017
Callie is torn with turning over a new leaf or supporting a cause that means a lot to her, while Jude and Taylor begin making gaming videos that earn them unwanted notoriety. Stef makes major headway in her case. Meanwhile, Jesus explodes with anger after Lena decides to take him to a special hospital because he keeps breaking their rules.
7 Chasing Waterfalls 2 Chasing Waterfalls August 22, 2017
Lena’s parents are back in town for a visit, while Callie and Aaron get closer than ever before. Mariana tries to get closer to Logan, but it backfires when his girlfriend catches wind of it.
8 Engaged 10 Engaged August 29, 2017
Brandon throws a party which turns south when secrets are revealed. Mariana and Jude try to convince the students to vote against their school going private.
9 Prom 20 Prom September 5, 2017
Mariana throws an alternative prom at the Derby warehouse, Brandon asks Grace to the prom and learns it may be his last night with her.


# Image Title First aired
10 The-fosters-season-5b-premiere-date Sanctuary January 9, 2018
Ximena and Callie are still in the church seeking sanctuary from ICE and the Adams Fosters offer support to the Sinfuego family as they struggle with their immigration status.
11 Invisible 30 Invisible January 16, 2018
Callie helps to make Ximena's fight visible; Brandon and Grace struggle to be intimate despite knowing her diagnosis; multiple suitors suddenly court Mariana.
12 IWasMadeInAmerica 19 Hashtag IWasMadeInAmerica January 23, 2018
Callie and her friends create buzz for Ximena's plight at an anti-immigration rally; an unlikely source offers a key piece of evidence that may help save Anchor Beach from going private; the family celebrates Stef's birthday.
13 Line in the Sand 7 Line in the Sand January 30, 2018
Brandon and Grace's ultimate senior prank ends up going a little too far; Mariana and Mat make a big decision about the future of their relationship.
14 E6571231-8A45-459E-B259-B0802883B354 Scars February 6, 2018
Callie receives a surprising tip from an unexpected source; Jude tries to calm Noah's fears about his budding relationship with fellow gamer Declan.
15 MothersDay Mother's Day February 13, 2018
Stef's mother comes to visit and helps Stef cope with a tough time; Callie and Jude grapple with the memory of their biological mother.
16 GivingUpTheGhost Giving Up the Ghost February 27, 2018
Stef confronts her demons and finally comes clean to Lena about what has been troubling her; Mariana and Emma go head to head, putting Poppy and Jesus in an awkward position.
17 Makeover 5 Makeover March 6, 2018
Callie speaks on a panel about Ximena's struggle and realizes she may have a passion for something other than art; Mariana has two amazing dates and can't decide who she likes more.
18 Just Say Yes Just Say Yes March 13, 2018
Brandon and Grace go on a road trip and discover a lot about each other; Mariana and Emma vie for a competitive internship; Stef and Lena go on a couples retreat to reconnect.
19 Many Roads Many Roads March 13, 2018
It's graduation day for Callie and Brandon, but after some shocking news, the family wonders whether they will make it to the ceremony.


# Image Title First aired
20 The Fosters intertitle TBA June 4, 2018
21 The Fosters intertitle TBA June 5, 2018
22 The Fosters intertitle TBA June 6, 2018


  • Danny Nucci is only credited for episodes he appears in.

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