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Season 5 2008

  • 2008-09-08T03:30:00+01:00 on HBO
  • 30 mins
  • 5 hours, 19 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy, Drama

Vincent Chase is a young actor whose career is on the rise. Joining him on his journey to stardom are his childhood buddies Eric, Turtle, his brother Johnny Drama and his hot-tempered agent Ari Gold. Together, they'll navigate the highs and lows of Hollywood's fast lane, where the stakes are higher -- and the money and temptations greater -- than ever before.

12 episodes

5x01 Fantasy Island

  • Season Premiere

    2008-09-08T03:30:00+01:00 — 26 mins

As the dismal reviews for Medellin continue to roll in, Vince hides out in a Mexican paradise with Turtle. Meanwhile, producer Carl Ertz wants a meeting with Vince about a role in a guaranteed hit, and Eric and Ari go all out to persuade him to come back to LA. Drama turns prima donna during a Five Towns photo shoot, and begins a "virtual" romance with Jacqueline, his Cannes girlfriend.

5x02 Unlike a Virgin

  • 2008-09-15T03:30:00+01:00 — 26 mins

Vince is feeling insecure about more than just his career when former flame Justine Chapin pawns him off on her friend at a party. Eric offers to represent LB and Nick, two writers of an indie film script, but can't get them Vince, or any help from Ari. Drama maintains constant contact with Jacqueline.

5x03 The All Out Fall Out

  • 2008-09-22T03:30:00+01:00 — 27 mins

To avoid bankruptcy, Vince takes Shauna's and his accountant's advice by agreeing to make an appearance at a not-so-sweet-sixteen bash. After a fast and furious drag race in his new Ferrari, Ari ups the ante with Adam Davies. Still devastated by his breakup, Drama befriends a bottle of Johnny Walker Blue.

5x04 Fire Sale

  • 2008-09-29T03:30:00+01:00 — 23 mins

Ari shows interest in Eric's indie script, imagining it as a big studio production with Vince as the lead, but believing they now have a bidding war on their hands, the writers up their price. Determined to postpone his post-breakup depression, Drama gets pumped for his guest appearance on "The View."

5x05 Tree Trippers

  • 2008-10-06T03:30:00+01:00 — 29 mins

Making the right call on a crucial career move calls for Vince and the guys to search for clarity and guidance in the arid expanse of Joshua Tree National Park. Meanwhile, Lloyd assists Ari in his time of need.

5x06 Redomption

  • 2008-10-13T03:30:00+01:00 — 29 mins

Ari wagers on a role for Vince in a game of golf with Alan Gray. After causing a televised car chase, Dom asks Vince to bail him out, but only Eric can afford it. Desperate for a job, Turtle agrees to be Drama's personal assistant.

5x07 Gotta Look Up to Get Down

  • 2008-10-20T03:30:00+01:00 — 27 mins

Vince gets a taste of the fashion world when he agrees to do a Dolce & Gabbana photo shoot with a gorgeous supermodel. Ari pays his respects at a funeral while he tries to work a deal for Vince.

5x08 First Class Jerk

  • 2008-10-27T02:30:00+00:00 — 23 mins

After scoring a first class seat next to Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Turtle makes a mile-high claim the guys just don't buy. While Ari is distracted, Josh Weinstein courts Vince.

5x09 Pie

  • 2008-11-03T03:30:00+00:00 — 28 mins

On the set of "Smokejumpers," Vince contends with first-day jitters and intimidating co-star Jason Patric. Ari has lunch with Andrew Klein, an old friend and mentor who needs his help.

5x10 Seth Green Day

  • 2008-11-10T03:30:00+00:00 — 28 mins

E's new client Charlie gets his pilot script picked up, but the studio wants to cast E's arch-nemesis, Seth Green. Vince confronts Verner, the director of "Smokejumpers," who tells Vince to work on his bad habits. To help impress Babs, Ari and Lloyd give Andrew a Hollywood makeover.

5x11 Play'n With Fire

  • 2008-11-17T03:30:00+00:00 — 28 mins

During shooting of a pivotal scene for "Smokejumpers," Vince gets contradictory direction from Verner, and Ari and Dana Gordon try to put out the flames. After receiving an unexpected call, Turtle has a clandestine meeting.

5x12 Return to Queen's Blvd

  • 2008-11-24T03:30:00+00:00 — 25 mins

Despite a not-so-triumphant return, the guys party it up in NYC. After getting a tip from Vince's mom, E stalks Gus Van Sant to convince him to cast Vince in a role. Meanwhile, Vince reconnects with his high school sweetheart and Drama considers an investment opportunity.