Hell on Wheels on IMDB
First Aired: November 6th, 2011
Status: Ended
Network: AMC
Summary: Hell on Wheels tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon, a Confederate soldier who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who killed his wife. His journey takes him west to Hell on Wheels, a dangerous, raucous, lawless melting pot of a town that travels with and services the construction of the first transcontinental railroad, an engineering feat unprecedented for its time.
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# of Episodes: 57
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Season 5
Episode 1: Chinatown
Air Date: July 18th, 2015
Summary: Cullen is in California with the Central Pacific Railroad, and must deal with the new workers.
Episode 2: Mei Mei
Air Date: July 25th, 2015
Summary: Cullen and Fong find themselves in peril as they transport a locomotive over the Sierra Nevada mountains. The Swede gains Phineas' trust.
Episode 3: White Justice
Air Date: August 1st, 2015
Summary: Cullen contends with violence in Chinatown set off by disgruntled railroad workers. Meanwhile, the Swede manipulates Phineas in his plot against the Mormons.
Episode 4: Struck
Air Date: August 8th, 2015
Summary: Cullen solves a Chinese labor strike in the wake of violence. Meanwhile, Durant pulls Mickey deeper into Union Pacific business.
Episode 5: Elixir of Life
Air Date: August 15th, 2015
Summary: Unexpected violence erupts in Chinatown during the festival of Tin Hau Don; Cullen confronts the Swede; and Durant involves Maggie in his latest scheme.
Episode 6: Hungry Ghosts
Air Date: August 22nd, 2015
Summary: Cullen and Mei escort precious cargo through the California wilderness; Eva nurses Louise back to health.
Episode 7: False Prophets
Air Date: August 29th, 2015
Summary: Cullen and Durant meet with President Grant to discuss the future of the railroad; the Swede puts his plan against the Mormons in action.
Episode 8: Two Soldiers
Air Date: June 11st, 2016
Summary: The Swede's murderous rampage on the Hatch homestead results in a long overdue showdown with Cullen.
Episode 9: Return to the Garden
Air Date: June 18th, 2016
Summary: Cullen faces life-changing decisions in Utah as Truckee adapts to life without him.
Episode 10: 61 Degrees
Air Date: June 25th, 2016
Summary: Cullen's nitroglycerin experiment provides an explosive backdrop for the railroad life in Truckee. Durant's plan turns deadly.
Episode 11: Gambit
Air Date: July 2nd, 2016
Summary: Mickey's dirty business with Durant leaves him with blood on his hands. Meanwhile, Campbell's return to town complicates Louise's life.
Episode 12: Any Sum Within Reason
Air Date: July 9th, 2016
Summary: Chang discovers Mei's secret and forces her to flee Truckee. Meanwhile, Cullen's search for her brings new realizations while exorcising old demons.
Episode 13: Railroad Men
Air Date: July 16th, 2016
Summary: The race to finish the railroad comes down to inches, forcing all parties to contemplate the end of the line, and what the future holds for them.
Episode 14: Done
Air Date: July 23rd, 2016
Summary: The golden spike, government hearings and unpredictable actions mean new beginnings and endings for the survivors.
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