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The Tribe

Season 5 2003

  • 2003-03-14T11:00:00Z on Channel 5 (UK)
  • 25 mins
  • 21 hours, 40 mins
  • New Zealand
  • English
  • Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Where the virus came from, no-one knew... from deepest space, bacterial warfare or some nation's scientific experiments gone horrifically wrong? All the Adults are gone... All the teachers are gone... All peace and regular meals are gone... Just tribal instincts and war paint survive. If survival depends on not getting caught by the evil Locusts or rival cyber gang Demon Dogs or just finding your next meal... then the only option is to start your own Tribe.

52 episodes

5x01 Episode 1

  • Season Premiere

    2003-03-14T11:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Mall Rats celebrate their victory over the Technos, as Ram worries about what will happen to him after being left at a trash dump. Ebony goes hysterical as the image of Zoot continues haunting her. Mega and Java agree that their plans are going along as they planned. Two Technos, Wizard and Stats, escape from custody and decide to kidnap Salene so they could trade her for Ram. A man named Slade finds Ram and drives away with his body. Sammy continues using Paradise. The Mall Rats realize that Salene, Dee, Patch and Tai-San are missing. Siva is worried about Lex's interest in Tai-San. Lex wants info on Tai-San from Java, but doesn't get an answer he was looking for. The power goes out in the city, as a raging Mega realizes that Ram set up a password he doesn't know. He goes to find Ram, only to learn that he is no longer where he left him. Ebony is shaken up, thinking that the worse is yet to come. Trudy comforts Ebony as she explains that she had seen Zoot. May returns to the Mall and informs her friends about Salene's kidnapping.

5x02 Episode 2

  • 2003-03-21T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Amber comforts Trudy after she has a nightmare about Zoot. The city folks are worried when they witness Zoot around the city. Slade asks Ruby to rent a room for Ram and she reluctantly agrees. Jay is worried about Ebony. Mouse and May try to reach out to Sammy. Java and Mega continue plotting together. The Mall Rats learn about Dee's and Patch's sudden departure to go find Patch's brothers. Siva is convinced that Lex is out there searching for Tai-San. Pride tries to find out Salene's location, but May doesn't remember since she was blindfolded. Slade is confused by Ram's mumblings. He is attacked by a group of thugs at the bar, but Ruby comes to help him out. Ebony is angry when Jay tells her that Trudy revealed to Amber about her flashes of Zoot. Ebony pleads Jay not to leave her. Mega tells Lex that he doesn't know where Tai-San is and once Lex leaves, Mega deleted Tai-San's info from the computer.

5x03 Episode 3

  • 2003-03-28T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Amber wants Jay to help her find out what happened to Bray. Mega protests, but reluctantly allows them to seek information. Amber is heartbroken when she realizes that Bray has been deleted. Ram doesn't know where he is when he comes to his senses, and Slade is having difficulties dealing with him. Slade and Ruby become friends. Siva complains about Lex's pursuit of Tai-San. Trudy tries to bring optimism into the Mall as Sammy struggles to live without technology and May worries about where Salene and Pride are. Slade decides to leave Liberty, but then decides to stick around. Lex kicks down a couple of kids asking him about Zoot's return. Jay is upset when Amber won't talk to him. May accuses Mega of kidnapping Salene and Pride to get Ram back. Trudy and Jay bond. Ram takes out a device that might help Wizard and Stats find him, but Slade destroys it. Trudy sees Zoot again.

5x04 Episode 4

  • 2003-04-04T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Jack is attacked by a group of Zoot followers on his way back to the city and is forced to hide. He stumbles upon a girl named Gel that agrees to go back to the Mall with him. Mega allows Siva and Lex to search the database for Tai-San, and they are unable to find any info. Ram attempts to escape from Liberty, but Slade stops him. Jack has to find Gel after she's kidnapped by street thugs. Salene tries to convince Wizard to finally let her go. Mega tells the Mall Rats that the city will soon have power again, but they all agree not to turn it on before the entire city hands over the Techno headsets. May is worried about Pride's absence. Ebony is disappointed when Jay refuses to leave the city with her. Jack saves Gel from trouble, but this time she refuses to go to the Mall with him. Siva visits Java, who plays the role of a victim and even convinced Ebony to come and see her. Jay confides in Trudy that he found out his brother was deleted. Ebony comes to see Java and she announces to her that Zoot has visited her and that she will spread his glory through to the world.

5x05 Episode 5

  • 2003-04-11T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Sammy has a nightmare about Zoot. Mouse realizes May is missing. May continues searching for Pride. Ram wants Slade to help him get revenge on Mega. Wizard and Stats realize that there is no way to trace Ram's location. Mega shares his concerns regarding Ram with Java. Ebony thinks Jay and Amber are having an affair behind her back. Amber is unforgiving of what the Technos did to Bray. Jack follows Gel, who refuses to go back to the city. Trudy talks to Amber about Jay losing his brother. Ram lies to Slade about his real name. Jack and Gel hide in an abandoned barn. Lex and Jay realize that they aren't successful in retrieving the headsets. Mega lies to Lex that he might find Tai-San if he finds Ram. Salene tries to escape, but fails. Trudy and Amber bid farewell to the memory of Bray. Java lies to Ebony that she sees Zoot as well.

5x06 Episode 6

  • 2003-04-18T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Ram is insulted when Slade brings him an old wheelchair to use if he wants to get his food. Jack goes out to search for food while Gel stays at the old barn. Mega enjoys Java's work in convincing Ebony that she saw Zoot as well. Siva is hurt by Lex's quest after Tai-San. She goes to the old love shack and finds it filled with headsets. Lex tries to find out where Ram is by questioning a tribe of riddlers, but he can't get any info until he solves a few tricks. Ebony and Jay call it quits on their relationship. Jack goes out again to find a horse. Java tries to convince Ebony and Siva that they could be unite as sisters. May tries to explain the truth to Mouse and Sammy about the absence of Salene and Pride. Lex finds a clever way to get info on Ram. Amber and Jay have no luck at the tribal meeting, and they think Ebony might have told the other tribes that they can switch the power on. Jay and Amber kiss, but she refuses to go any further with him. Ram is keen on getting vengeance.

5x07 Episode 7

  • 2003-04-25T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Lex jumps to Gel's rescue when he finds her being attacked by a group of thugs, but they get the upper hand until Slade comes to his rescue. Gel explains that a guy named Jack was helping her, and the trio save Jack from the assailants as well. Pride continues searching for Salene. Salene is worried that she might not make it. Mega doesn't want Jay's personal life interfering with business. He switches the power back on. Java lies to both her sisters to gain their trust. Lex explains to Slade that he's looking for a guy named Ram, and he describes him completely. Slade confronts Ram about giving him a false name, but he doesn't reveal that Ram is there. Ram makes a hit list. May tracks down Wizard and Stats and wants them to eliminate Salene. Pride overhears their conversation and runs in rage, and Wizard kills Pride. May cries as Pride makes May promise that she'll tell Salene that he loves her. Ebony helps Java escape and they reunite with Siva.

5x08 Episode 8

  • 2003-05-02T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Stats refuses to participate in Wizard's plan to eliminate Salene. Wizard tries to kill her, but Salene electrocutes him and escapes. Ebony goes even more crazy as she sets base in the old high school. Siva shares her concern about Ebony's mental health with Java, but Java reassures Siva that it's all for the greater good. The Mall Rats are happy when Jack returns to the Mall with Lex and Gel in tow. Salene enters as well, and they all celebrate their returns. Ebony wants to marry Zoot, and Java convinces Siva to go along with the plan. Trudy questions Amber about a possible relationship between her and Jay. Mega tells Jay that there is no way they can see where Ebony, Java and Siva are located. Lex tells Jay that he wants to check up on Slade. Mega wants Amber to do a broadcast saying that Zoot isn't alive. May delivers the news of Pride's death, but doesn't tell Salene what Pride said before he died. Java is happy when Ebony marries Zoot. Amber's broadcast is apparently interrupted by an image of Zoot.

5x09 Episode 9

  • 2003-05-09T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Mall Rats bury Pride in the woods. Trudy tries to comfort May, but has no idea what kind of burden May is carrying. Java, Siva and Ebony spread terror through the streets. Slade brings old computer stuff to Ram. The two bond over the reason why Ram ended up in a wheelchair. Mega is stunned when Jack explains that Zoot is probably just a hologram. Lex convinces Jay and Jack to help him form a male team to go up against Ebony. Siva is worried about Ebony's mental state, while Ebony continues talking to "Zoot." Mega reveals to May that he knows she tried to have Salene wasted. Salene confides in May that Pride wanted to marry her, and a jealous May has an answer that makes Salene think. Lex, Jack, Jay and others arrive at the zoo, only to be chased away by Ebony's people. May goes to see Mega and is worried when Mega plays a video of Stats confessing that May wanted Salene killed.

5x10 Episode 10

  • 2003-05-16T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

May agrees to spy for Mega after she realizes she has no other choice. Salene and Amber leave to the woods to return Pride's amulet to the Ecos. Slade goes out on a quest to find more computer equipment for Ram and he stumbles upon crutches, which he believes could help Ram. May overhears Jack's thoughts about Zoot being a hologram and she reports back to Mega. Java reassures Mega that their goal is going as planned. Trudy is furious when Gel helps Sammy dress up as Zoot in order to scare Trudy. Slade runs into Ebony and her crew and ends up being a prisoner after he refuses to bow down to Zoot. Trudy confides in Jay about her relationship with Zoot. Slade escapes from his imprisonment. May tells Mega about Jack's plans to find the hologram and Mega uses it as a chance to scare Jack. Jay, Lex and Jack go to find the hologram station and end up getting separated. Jack is scared when he's confronted by someone that looks like Zoot.

5x11 Episode 11

  • 2003-05-23T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Lex and Jay return inside the building to find a frightened Jack, convinced that Zoot was trying to hurt him. Ebony plays around with the possibility of throwing the guards to the lions, but a little luck saves them. Slade meets the zookeeper. Salene and Amber find the Ecos, and Hawk agrees to hold a ceremony in honor of Pride. Ruby gives Ram books to read and they enter an argument as to who Ram really is. Lex wants Jay to help him convince people that Zoot is dead. Ebony, Java and Siva catch two guys spying on them and bring them back to the zoo. Mouse reluctantly joins Sammy on a mission to take a photo of Zoot. Zoot's impersonator shows up and Sammy drops the camera in the trash. Amber realizes that Hawk isn't pleased with her return. He gives her an ultimatum to decide between the Ecos and the Mall Rats for good, and she chooses the Mall Rats. Ram sees no point in trying to walk when Slade brings him crutches, but Slade reminds him that he probably never had a proper medical diagnosis of his condition, so he might just be able to walk again one day. May informs Mega that their mission to scare Jack has worked. Trudy has a nightmare of Zoot and Ebony stealing Brady. Jay hears her screaming and rushes to comfort her. They kiss.

5x12 Episode 12

  • 2003-05-30T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Jay and Trudy decide to keep their relationship a secret from the rest of the tribe. Lex isn't threatened when a note appears with a threat for him. Jack learns from Sammy and Mouse that they have apparently taken a picture of Zoot, and they go back to the city to retrieve the camera. Ram refuses to use the crutches Slade got for him. Jay is worried about the scouts he sent out into the city. Java continues manipulating Ebony into scaring the scouts with an apparition of Zoot. Jack finds a tattoo on the picture of Zoot and goes back to the place where Zoot apparently scared him, only to realize that someone was using Zoot's double. Salene realizes she needs to move on with her life. She encourages Amber to confess her feelings for Jay. Jack and Jay reveal to Mega that Zoot has a double, and Mega later angrily confronts Darryl about not removing his tattoo. Ruby and Slade spend some quality time together which is interrupted by Ram, who is finally trying to use the crutches. The scouts are back at the Mall, where they inform the others that Ebony wants a meeting.

5x13 Episode 13

  • 2003-06-06T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

May continues betraying her tribe by giving Mega info on what's going on. Ruby doesn't show her real emotions when Slade asks her to keep their night together only a one night stand. Mouse and Sammy have fun with Gel and accidentally take out the electricity inside the Mall. Jay and other confront Ebony, Java and Siva in the city about faking Zoot and they're about to get their way when Java actives a hologram that continues confusing people. Jack realizes that Zoot's holograms could be connected to power cuts in the city and goes to Mega to find out more. Mega acts surprised when Ram's face appears on the computer. Slade entertains Lex while Ram hides. Amber and Salene find they way back to the Mall, where Amber tells Trudy that she's finally ready for something with Jay. Lex gives Ram a late night visit.

5x14 Episode 14

  • 2003-06-13T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Lex attacks Ram and asks him about his secret plans, and he doesn't trust Ram, but Slade and Ruby come to Ram's rescue. When he comes to, Lex tells the truth about Ram to Ruby, who is angered about Slade's lies. Jay and Trudy decide to keep their relationship a secret from other Mall Rats. Ebony realizes that there are some cracks in Zoot's plans. Slade prevents Lex from escaping. Jack works on the holograms. Slade tells Ruby that he's ready to leave, but Ruby decides to let him and Ram stay. Java mixes a potion in Ebony's drink. Siva tells Ebony that she shouldn't be Zoot's slave. Amber tells Jay that she wants to be with him.

5x15 Episode 15

  • 2003-06-20T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Java controls Ebony's dreams as Zoot warns Ebony that she has to greet him when the shadows come to noon. Ellie witnesses Java taking off the headset, but then realizes Ellie has really lost her memory. Ram wants Lex deleted, but Slade won't hear of it. Lex is angry when he wakes up handcuffed to the bed. Trudy is worried that Amber might have confessed her feelings to Jay. May spies for Mega and informs him that Jack won't back down on his assignment to take down the Zoot holograms. Trudy doesn't manage to tell Amber the truth about her relationship with Jay. She's further distraught when she sees the mess that Gel, Sammy and Mouse have made of the kitchen. Jay reassures Trudy that he wants to be with her. Java assures Siva and Ebony that Ellie can't do anything. Mega tells Darryl to prepare for the biggest role of his life. Ruby teases Lex. Mega wants to get rid of Jack, and Java tells him she has the strategy to do so, as she begins teaching Ellie. Amber once again admits her feelings for Jay, and is confused about his sudden change of heart.

5x16 Episode 16

  • 2003-06-27T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Amber is crushed when she finds Jay and Trudy in bed together. Trudy tries to talk to Amber during that night, without any success. Slade goes to the city to find out more about the Zoot sightings. Ruby prevents Ram from murdering Lex. The following morning, Lex manages to get out of his handcuffs by using a spoon. Ruby convinces him to go easy on Ram, and Lex promises to make Ram's life a living hell. Slade tracks down Ebony. Ebony is worried that Siva might betray her. Gel does a makeover on Mouse, and Mouse is hurt when Sammy thinks makes a comment about her dressing up for Halloween. Jack shows Sammy a picture of Ellie. Salene breaks up a big fight between Trudy and Amber. Java reassures Mega that her plan to take down Jack is in full effect. Mega is worried when May continues asking too many questions. Ebony watches as Java prepares Ellie for her return to the Mall.

5x17 Episode 17

  • 2003-07-04T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Lex and Ruby explain their deal to Slade, who has now returned to Liberty. Jay reassures Trudy once again that she's the only one for him. Darryl is on a power trip, and Mega doesn't like it. Gel angers Amber. Jack realizes that Zoot's apparent resurrection will come during the solar eclipse. Jay tells Trudy that maybe it would be the best if he left for awhile, but she won't let him go. Ram beats Lex in arm wrestling, leaving his ego shattered. Java drops Ellie off at the Mall with a bomb inside a bag. Ellie's friends are excited to see her again, but they also realize that she lost half of her memories. Slade learns that Ebony married Ram. Ram explains to Lex that he had nothing to do with Zoot. Mega isn't happy when he learns what Java's plans are. Siva is extremely worried about the future of the Mall Rats. Through conversation, Jack realizes that someone suspicious dropped Ellie off at the Mall and comes to a conclusion that they're being set up. He takes the bag and rushes to the roof, then throws the bomb off. Mega tries to stop Java in her plans, but she detonates the bomb anyway.

5x18 Episode 18

  • 2003-07-11T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Jack appears unharmed after throwing the bomb off the Mall roof. Jay wants Amber to talk to the people of the city and prevent them from believing in Zoot's resurrection. Ellie is in disbelief over how Java used her to almost kill the Mall Rats. Ebony doesn't understand why Mega appeared at her place. Mega is furious at Java for disobeying him. May is angry at Mega for almost killing her as well, but he tells her he had nothing to do with the bomb. Darryl has stage fright, but Mega reassures him about his big performance as Zoot's double. Ram and Lex accompany Slade to the city to witness the event. Java and Mega make peace. Siva tries to convince Ebony that Zoot's sightings was just a ploy created by Java and Mega, but Ebony is far too out to trust her. Java explains to Siva that she intends to get rid of Ebony and Mega as soon as she can. Amber tries to talk to the city people, but ends up getting injured. The show is a major hit as Ebony announces Zoot and a masked Darryl comes out. Mega is angry when Darryl disobeys him once again and zaps him, as Ebony witnesses the entire thing.

5x19 Episode 19

  • 2003-07-18T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Ebony is confused after seeing Mega zap "Zoot," but Java manages to convince her otherwise and goes to prepare Ebony to meet Zoot. Lex and Ram are attacked by the citizens but manage to escape from the city. Amber is brought back to the Mall by Jay and Jack in a really bad condition. Darryl is thrown out into the trash and found by Slade. Mega explains to Java why he had to get rid of Darryl. Siva tries to convince Ebony that she is being tricked, but Ebony doesn't believe her. Java wants Siva to decide if she wants to stick around with her. Salene is having trouble dealing with life. Ruby is concerned when Lex and Ram return to Liberty. Ellie and Jack start spending more time together. Java continues controlling Ebony's dreams. Jay wants Mega to cut off the electricity and other benefits from the city. Trudy finds Amber unconscious on the floor.

5x20 Episode 20

  • 2003-07-25T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Mall Rats try their best to help Amber, who is in a very dire condition. Mega's troops try to barricade the sector, but Java and her zootists make it impossible for the fence to stay up. Ebony thinks Siva is a betrayer. Salene yells at a freaked out Gel. May and Salene end up in another fight. Ram won't tell Lex what he's working on. Ruby rejects Lex once again. Java threatens Siva. Trudy is worried about Amber's condition. Slade sees Ebony in a very bad state when he tries to trade stuff for food. Amber finally wakes up. Siva decides to leave her sisters. Slade visits Ebony at night, but escapes as Siva enters the room.

5x21 Episode 21

  • 2003-08-01T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Ebony refuses to admit that a stranger was in her room when Siva begins questioning her about it. Java is angry at Siva for being so inquisitive and she threatens to get rid of her. Mouse finds Salene in a drunken stupor, and later discovers empty bottles of alcohol lying under Salene's bed. Jay is taken aback by the power of the electric fence, but Mega reassures him. Mega has to take a stand when Jay finds out that he has been putting barcodes on people's arms. Gel flirts with Jack and it causes a bit of jealousy in Ellie. Mega tells Java that they need to keep Siva on their side. Slade brings more technology to Ram at Liberty, and then embarks on another journey back to the city. Lex makes another attempt at getting together Ruby, without any success. Jack lies to Ellie that they had sex before, and later admits that he lied. However, Ellie decides that it's time for them to consummate their relationship. Ruby wants Lex to go back to the city and warn his friends about Mega. The Mall Rats are shocked when they learn that they'll have to join the work party. May is worried about it and she goes to see Mega, who threatens her with a video of Stats. Ebony waits for Slade to appear. Amber refuses to have a tattoo of a barcode on her arm.

5x22 Episode 22

  • 2003-08-08T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Slade reassures Siva that he isn't harming Ebony that he has her best intentions at heart. Ellie and Jack wake up and talk about the night they spent together. Ram tells Slade that it will take time for him to build his program with limited resources. Java continues working on her plan of bringing disorder in the city. Salene continues spinning out of control with her drinking. Lex puts a Mexican disguise on himself and goes to the city. Ebony comes to a realization that she may have been taken for a ride. Siva tells Ebony that Java is messing with her mind. Amber refuses to go along with Jay's plan. Sammy is thrown out of the safe zone while running away from a Techno officer, but Mega brings him back to the Mall. Gel is hurt when Ellie kisses Jack. May takes a picture of Slade and Siva talking and brings it to Mega, but Slade's face isn't visible. Ram hacks into Jack's computer. Lex is caught by Java's people. Amber finally agrees to get a barcode on her arm.

5x23 Episode 23

  • 2003-08-15T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Siva gives it another go at convincing Ebony that she is being tricked, but is taken away by the guards before she can say anything else. Mega isn't happy that Java hasn't done anything regarding Siva. Lex is being kept prisoner at the zoo, but is soon recognized by a man he tricked during one of his business deals, who then proceeds to blackmail Lex. Mouse tells Trudy that she wants to go live with the Eco tribe. Salene continues drinking. Ellie is suspicious of Gel when she catches her playing games on Jack's computer. Jack and Ellie agree to set up a web camera to catch the person that has been hacking into Jack's computer. Amber and Sammy have to go to work. Slade searches through a hospital looking for proper equipment. Jay complains to Mega that his men are being too tough on the workers. Ram is overjoyed when he manages to walk through Ruby's place. Jack and Ellie are shocked when they learn that May has been hacking into Jack's computer. They decide to keep it a secret and they leave to follow May. Under threat of being tormented and killed, Siva confesses to Mega and Java that a man named Slade approached her. Java leaves a Paradise headset on Ebony's head, but Ebony takes it down once Java leaves. Slade brings the medical equipment to Darryl, whom he had left there to recover.

5x24 Episode 24

  • 2003-08-22T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Ebony plays along with Java, claiming Zoot predicted some kind of a blessing on Java. Darryl is surprised by Slade's willingness to help him out. Jack and Ellie follow May to find out who she's spying for. Amber complains about the roughness of the guards to Mega. Mouse attempts to leave the city, but is brought back to the Mall by Mega. Ruby saves Ram from a band of thugs. Lex has enough of Jago's blackmail and along with Siva and the others, he manages to escape from the zoo. Ebony is angry at the guards for letting Siva escape, and Java is worried about Ebony's power. Ebony approaches Sammy about a secret meeting she wants to have with Amber. Siva and Lex hide in Lex's love shack for the night.

5x25 Episode 25

  • 2003-08-29T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Lex decides to take Siva back to Liberty. Amber goes to meet Ebony, and is shocked when she reveals that Mega is behind the entire Zoot scandal. Ellie and Jack follow May and find her talking to Mega. Mouse is insulted when Sammy calls her a tree-hugger. Slade convinces Darryl to stay at the hospital until he fully recovers. Java expresses concern to Mega that Ebony might have gone crazy after the last time she put her headset on. The Mall Rats refuse to believe that Mega is their enemy, but Jack confirms their suspicions. They confront May about her betrayal and send her to the cage. Siva is shocked to find Ram in Liberty. Jay tries to bond with May as a way to extract information from her. Ebony helps Slade hide before Mega and Java find him. They strike a friendship.

5x26 Episode 26

  • 2003-09-05T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

May is forced to meet Mega one last time, as the Mall Rats prepare to face Mega. Ruby learns from Siva that Ram's power comes from his computer. Slade brings Ebony to the hospital where he introduces Darryl, and Ebony learns how Mega used him to impersonate Zoot. Mouse escapes from the Mall once again. Mega is fearless when the Mall Rats confront him because his army of Technos surround the defenseless Mall Rats. Ruby tricks Ram into leaving the room and prepares to destroy Ram's computer. However, Ram stops her by explaining that he's working on a cure for Slade's illness. Mega tries to buy the loyalty of the Mall Rats, but they won't work along with him. Salene locates Mouse and agrees to take her to the Eco camp. Slade lays a kiss on Ebony.

5x27 Episode 27

  • 2003-06-13T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Ebony bites Slade's lip after they kiss again. Java isn't happy to learn that Mega wasted his chance to kill the Mall Rats. The Mall Rats discuss strategy regarding their fight with Mega. Ruby is still very suspicious of Ram. Jack is having trouble accessing his computer. Siva is bored in Liberty. Ebony lies to Java that she wants to work with her to get even with Mega. Salene and Mouse are having trouble tracking down the Eco tribe. Ellie and Jack spend quality time together. Darryl and Slade manage to escape from the city. Salene loses hope of finding the Ecos, but Hawk locates them. The Mall Rats decides to stick together in their fight against Mega. Ebony finally gets the upper hand on Java. She imprisons her at the zoo.

5x28 Episode 28

  • 2003-06-13T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Mega is confused when Java doesn't answer her communicator. Jay is worried about Mega's plans. The Eco tribe allows Mouse to join them. Mouse is heartbroken when Salene tells her that she has to go back to the city. Slade returns to Liberty with Darryl in tow. Darryl is relieved when Siva doesn't recognize him. Java admits the truth to Ebony about messing with her mind, but Ebony pretends to still believe in Zoot's resurrection. May is angry when the Mall Rats expel her from their tribe. Darryl tries to brag, but Siva puts him down easy. Slade knows something is up when Ruby begins acting weird around him, and Ram admits that he told Ruby about his illness. Salene bids farewell to Mouse, as she goes embarks on a trip back to the city. Mega refuses to talk to May and he kicks her out of city limits. Amber and Trudy are worried about Jay. Mega finds Java locked up at the zoo, but leaves her there after realizing it's her own fault. Ebony reveals to Mega that she knows he has been messing with her mind.

5x29 Episode 29

  • 2003-06-20T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Ebony recruits her supporters for a fight against the current town regime. May tries to survive by herself. At Liberty, several refugees try to find shelter, and Ruby decides to help out some by providing space in a barn, which Lex quickly uses as an opportunity to take some valuables. Java is scared when Ebony plays around with the idea of releasing the lion into her cage. Mega promises to treat the Mall Rats like royalty, and Sammy and Gel quickly get used to being treated like it, but others are wary of Mega's plans. Slade isn't happy with having to lie to Ruby about having an illness. Jay is bugged with the fact that Jack is constantly playing around with Ellie. Ebony and her supporters attack a few Techno folks. Salene is on her way back to the city, with alcohol in tow. Slade goes back to the city as well. Amber and Jay join Mega and other city folks in a little town meeting where Mega decides to appoint Amber the president of the new republic.

5x30 Episode 30

  • 2003-06-20T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Trudy thinks appointing Amber as the president would be a great idea, but both Jay and Amber disagree. Jay apologizes to Trudy for what he said regarding her experience with the Chosen. Siva and Ruby learn that Lex has been taking other people's stuff in exchange for rent, so they teach him a little lesson and force him to return the stuff to their owners. Mega uses Baby Bray as a way to convince Amber to follow his plans. Jack finds the camera Mega planted at the Mall. Trudy isn't happy when Jay refuses to relax for a brief moment. Darryl gives Lex a great idea for business, and Lex shares it with Ram. Ebony and her supporters root a truck full of food, as May watches. Mega gets it on tape and puts it on Citynet. Jack creates a machine that can detect bugs. Ebony continues toying around with Java. Salene isn't able to enter the city with alcohol, so she decides to stay out for a little while longer. Slade fixes Ebony's dislocated shoulder, and then warns her that Mega is turning her into the enemy of the city. Amber is freaked out when she isn't allowed to leave the city.

5x31 Episode 31

  • 2003-06-27T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Amber informs Trudy that she wasn't able to leave the safe zone, and that she is forced to agree with Mega's plan. Ebony decides to continue trying to destroy Mega. Java is on her last nerves. Gel is confused when Jack and Ellie start to talk about bugs and she thinks she might have lice. Ellie and Jack agree to leave one bug in the Mall in order to choose what they want Mega to hear. Ruby learns of Lex's idea to run a casino and reluctantly agrees with it. The casino is an immediate success. Amber has to agree with Mega. Mega wants to recruit Jack. May finds Salene badly beaten up. Ebony blows up Mega's electricity source. Ebony realizes that Mega released Java. Jay is upset when he learns that Amber gave in to Mega's demands, but Trudy explains that Mega threatened Baby Bray, so Jay rushes to kill Mega, but ends up knocked out by the zapper.

5x32 Episode 32

  • 2003-07-04T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Trudy goes to the hotel to find out what happened to Jay, but she is kicked out before she can get any info. Jay, in the meantime, is being held a prisoner and is going through a horrible virtual reality experience. May goes to look for food while Salene's condition goes from bad to worse. Mega explains to Amber and Trudy that Jay tried to kill him. On Citynet, Java lies that she has been working undercover between the Zootists. Slade tries to warn Ebony that her men might turn on her. He tries to get closer to her, but she pushes him away. May is forced to give in to a guy's demands when she needs to acquire antibiotics for Salene. Siva learns that Lex has the option of fixing the casino. Ruby wants half of Lex's earnings. May gives Salene some antibiotics. Ellie and Jack fake a fight in front of the only camera left at the Mall. Jay finally gives in to Mega's demands. Ebony ends up getting set up by one of her supporters as Java makes an entrance. Just as she's about to waste Ebony, Slade rushes in on his bike and whisks her away, as Ram watches from his camera.

5x33 Episode 33

  • 2003-07-04T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Ruby witnesses a young girl named Lottie pickpocketing jewelry, and uses her so she could steal Lex's notebook containing all the bills. Mega is angry over the fact that both Jay and Ebony managed to escape. He orders Java to find and delete them. Salene has a nightmare in which she sees her parents. Java raids the Mall in search of Jay and Ebony, without any success. Jay finds a way to exit the city by knocking out a Techno guard and taking his stuff. Slade offers to take Ebony to see Siva. Ruby confronts Lex about lying to her regarding his casino profits. Ram agrees to help Lex make the casino more profitable if he goes to the city and steals some supplies from Mega. Jay informs Amber that he intends to team up with Ebony to take down Mega just before he leaves town. Trudy isn't happy to learn that Jay isn't coming back anytime soon. Ram copies Lottie's barcode on Lex's arm so he could enter the city. Mega grows impatient of waiting for Java to catch Jay and Ebony, so he gives her a day to do her job. The folks at Liberty are surprised when Slade returns with Ebony.

5x34 Episode 34

  • 2003-07-04T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Mega is angry at Java for not being able to do her job. Amber is disgusted with the fact that she's forced to do a broadcast on Citynet. Ruby is frustrated to see Ebony coming out of Slade's room. Lex goes to the city to retrieve the equipment Ram needs, without knowing Ram's real intentions. Salene asks May to return to the Mall with her. Trudy tells Jack and Ellie that their fight might be more productive if they did it without a script. Java gets drunk at a local casino. Lex warns Jay that he might find some people at Liberty. He manages to enter the city. Ebony listens in as Siva explains to Ruby how she took care of Ebony as a child. Slade explains to Ruby that he spent the night at a barn. Amber finishes her speech with a disgusted look on her face, and both Salene and May can't believe what they've heard. Jack and Ellie continue putting on a show for Mega, with successful results. Java's interest is piqued when someone delivers a message saying that Ram is alive.

5x35 Episode 35

  • 2003-07-11T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Lex returns to the Mall and is welcomed by his friends. Darryl makes a move on Ebony, and she isn't too happy about it. Salene and May return to the Mall, with Salene making a case as to why May should stay. Mega wants Jack to come work at the hotel. Amber explains to Salene that she is working on the inside to destroy Mega. She allows May to stay. Ebony is stuck in a bad situation when a couple of kids try to beat her up, but Darryl comes to her rescue. Ellie refuses to allow Jack to steal equipment for Lex. Jay jumps at the chance to kill Ram when he finds him in Liberty, but the others stop him. Slade warns Jay that it will be tough making a deal with Ebony since she isn't his biggest fan. Gel makes a romantic dinner for Lex, but quickly goes out with too much wine. Java receives another mysterious message about Ram. Mega wants jack to design a punishing electronic system.

5x36 Episode 36

  • 2003-07-11T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Ruby and Slade spend the night together. Jay and Ebony talk about their past and agree to put it behind in order to join in the alliance against Mega. Jack returns to the Mall, but doesn't say anything about the punishing program he has agreed to develop. Java tells Amber about Mega's plans. Jack tells Lex that he needs to wait before he steals Mega's equipment. Mega reassures Java that they are strong even if Ram turns out to be alive. Amber returns to the Mall and reveals to the others what Jack has agreed to do. Jack attempts to explain his decision. Lex propositions May and Gel overhears it. She explains to Lex how May betrayed her tribe, and Lex goes crazy on May until Salene confronts him. Jay and Ebony ask Ram to join them, but the three have a tough time working with each other until they agree that Slade should be the head of the alliance. Ruby witnesses a moment between Slade and Ebony. May can't take it anymore - she confesses to Salene what Pride's real last words were.

5x37 Episode 37

  • 2003-07-18T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

After spending the night with Slade, Ruby warns Ebony that she can't have Slade. Slade feels guilty for not telling Ruby the truth about his health. Jack finds himself in a bad spot as his friends refuse to accept what he's doing for Mega. Lex decides to go back to Liberty, and Gel decides to follow him. May and Salene feel uneasy next to each other after May's confession. Mega doesn't like Jack's first version of the punishment game, so Jack makes a better version and meets resistance from Amber, who is now again worried about her baby. Java finds another note from Ram, asking her to meet him. Ebony thinks Slade is just stringing Ruby along. Siva and Ebony decide to spend more time together. Lex and Gel arrive at Liberty. Java is flabbergasted when she sees Ram alive and walking. Ram convinces her to come back to Liberty with him. Jay and Slade are worried when they realize Ram rode off on the bike.

5x38 Episode 38

  • 2003-07-18T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Ruby confides in Siva about Slade's illness. Ellie is visibly upset by Jack's job. Lex almost lets Jay know about the business he's sharing with Ram. Amber comforts Sammy, who is worried about Gel. Mega convinces Amber to go along with his plan, again. Lex is worried that Darryl might be stealing from him. Java isn't happy when she finds out exactly who is located at Liberty, and she wants a fight to death with Ebony. Salene and May attempt to talk about their problems. However, Salene still continues drinking. Ram expresses concern over Java's life, but Java won't back down. Mega is pleased with Jack's work on the punishing system. Slade attempts to run Java out of town, but she stuns him. Siva tries to convince Ebony to run from town. She talks to Lex about how hard it is to see her sisters fight. She exits Ruby's saloon just in time to see Java pulling a stungun on Ebony and she throws her in front of Ebony and ends up getting shot. Ebony immediately kills Java and is forced to watch Siva die as well.

5x39 Episode 39

  • 2003-07-25T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Friends gather for the mourning of Siva and Java, as an enraged Lex refuses to listed to anything Ebony has to say. Amber is having difficulty doing Mega's work. Sammy does some illegal work in order to get a necklace for Gel. Trudy admits to Amber that she never should have suggested for Amber to go along with Mega's plans. Ram explains to Ruby why he feels guilty for the death of Java and Siva. The rebels decide to go back into the city. May saves Salene just in time before a raid, and she warns her about her drinking. Mega watches as Jack and Ellie break up, and later he sees Amber telling Trudy that Mega has won. The rebels manage to pass to the safe zone. Amber has to announce Mega's punishment program. Mega wants to show Jack something new. Slade comforts Ebony.

5x40 Episode 40

  • 2003-07-25T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Friends gather for the mourning of Siva and Java, as an enraged Lex refuses to listed to anything Ebony has to say. Amber is having difficulty doing Mega's work. Sammy does some illegal work in order to get a necklace for Gel. Trudy admits to Amber that she never should have suggested for Amber to go along with Mega's plans. Ram explains to Ruby why he feels guilty for the death of Java and Siva. The rebels decide to go back into the city. May saves Salene just in time before a raid, and she warns her about her drinking. Mega watches as Jack and Ellie break up, and later he sees Amber telling Trudy that Mega has won. The rebels manage to pass to the safe zone. Amber has to announce Mega's punishment program. Mega wants to show Jack something new. Slade comforts Ebony.

5x41 Episode 41

  • 2003-08-01T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Jack is amazed when Mega shows him the automated pharmacy he had set up. Amber is pleasantly surprised when Jay and Darryl pay her a visit on the streets. Ellie and Jack continue fighting, and Ellie destroys the last of Mega's cameras. Mega is worried about Java, unaware of her fate. Ruby overhears Slade in another interesting conversation with Ebony. Ellie trashes Mega's computers and ends up being taken to the punishment game. Lex advises Sammy to pretend not to care about Gel in order to win her affections, but the plan backfires. Trudy is overjoyed when she reunites with Jay, but he doesn't seem to be as interested as he used to be. Amber tries to get Mega to go easy on Ellie, and Mega wants Jack to decide. Amber is surprised when Jack decides to punish Ellie anyway. Slade and Ebony get closer. Ellie goes through the punishment game and manages to get out okay, but then Jack decides to electrocute her anyway, much to Mega's surprise. However, Mega is unaware that the entire thing has been staged by Ellie, Amber and Jack.

5x42 Episode 42

  • 2003-08-01T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Amber gives the rebels a disc with a recording of Ebony, which they will use to interrupt a CityNet broadcast. She informs them that Jack and Ellie faked her electroshock for Mega. Ellie has to pretend to be angry at Jack for what he did. Ruby is furious when she realizes Ebony and Slade spent the night together, and Ebony continues to rub it in. Jack and Ellie spend some quality time together before they go back to pretending they're mad at each other. Trudy isn't happy when she learns about Amber's plan. Lex attempts to take things to a new level with Gel, but she isn't ready. She seeks advice from Ellie, who instead excuses herself. May writes a private letter for Salene. Mega's broadcast is interrupted by Ebony who then reveals Darryl as the Zoot impostor. Mega manages to trace the rebels even though Jack thought he couldn't. Ram wants Ebony out of Liberty after she engaged in a physical fight with Ruby. The Technos locate the rebels, and Jay ends up getting shot.

5x43 Episode 43

  • 2003-08-08T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Jay ends up getting shot, but Trudy and a group of rebels manage to take down the Technos and come to Jay's aide. Darryl is attacked by a woman that recognizes him as the Zoot impostor. Gel finds the love letter May left for Salene and shows it to Sammy. Mega keeps getting surprised by Jack. Ebony makes her one last bite out of Ram, Ruby and Lottie before leaving Liberty. Trudy is in shock when she realizes that Amber and Jay care for each other. She takes Brady and leaves the Mall, but is stopped as she attempts to leave the city. Ruby is confused by Ram's actions. Ebony and Slade blow a fence near the safe zone as a warning to Mega. Salene finds out about May's letter and decides to move out, but May promises to put down her feelings. Jay is happy that he's finally being honest. Trudy is stopped as she tries to leave the city, and she agrees to go with Mega.

5x44 Episode 44

  • 2003-08-08T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Lex and Jack escape from the safe zone. May makes one last try to talk to Salene about her feelings, but things don't go her way, so she decides to leave the Mall. Mega continues testing Amber's loyalty. Sammy is still unaware that Gel is using him. Mega comforts Trudy. May is upset when she isn't allowed the leave the safe zone. Ellie offers to help Salene search for May after she learns about May's feelings for Salene. Lex and Darryl learn that Ram and Slade tricked them with talk of a casino. Ruby finds the stash of stolen items after confronting Lottie. Jay realizes that Amber is bugged when Amber comes to see him, and they are soon confronted by Technos.

5x45 Episode 45

  • 2003-08-15T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Ram is satisfied with the info stolen from Mega's computer. Sammy won't talk to Gel after she called him a kid. Mega decides to torture Jay and Amber into revealing info regarding the rebels. Ellie finds Salene drunk again, so she goes out to find May and bring her back to the Mall. May reveals to Ellie exactly why she fears coming back to the Mall, but she decides to come back anyway. Ebony tries to play mind games with Ruby until Ruby reveals that she's carrying Slade's child. Gel and Sammy make up. Salene is happy when May returns and they agree to stay friends. Trudy is worried that she might have revealed something that compromised Jay and Amber. Lex wants Jack to spy on Ram, and Ram knows it. Slade learns about Ruby's pregnancy and is feeling guilty realizing that the only reason Ruby decided to get pregnant was because she thinks Slade has a terminal illness. Jay's will is put to a big test when Mega puts Trudy in the punishment game.

5x46 Episode 46

  • 2003-08-15T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Jay decides to apologize on CityNet for everything he's done to Mega, but it's obvious he's only doing it to protect Amber. Ram wants Slade to tell Ruby the truth about his "illness." Mega laughs in Trudy's face when she thanks him for his support and proceeds to kick her out. Trudy is crushed when she realizes she's been had. May forces Salene to get rid of all the alcohol, but Salene saves a few bottles anyway. Sammy picks up one of the bottles and tries to impress Gel by drinking like a real man. Jack tries to find out more about Ram's research. Ruby quizzes Ram about it and ends up realizing she's a fool when Ram can't hide the truth about Slade's "illness" anymore. Sammy passes out after drinking too much, and Gel doesn't realize the danger he's in. Slade has to breakup a confrontation between Ebony and Lex. The Mall Rats are flabbergasted when they learn over CityNet that Mega plans to wipe Amber's and Jay's memory. Ruby confronts Slade about his lie. Salene, Ellie and Trudy manage to nurse Sammy back to health. The accident prompts Salene to get rid of all the drinks she's got left. The rebels try to come up with a plan against Mega, and May comes just in time to inform them about what Mega has planned for Amber and Jay.

5x47 Episode 47

  • 2003-08-22T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Jay attempts to convince Mega to spare Amber. Gel nurses Sammy back to health. The rebel alliance tries to come up with ways to help Amber and Jay. Ram is put in a tough spot because many people still don't trust him. He talks with Lex about setting up a trap for Ebony. Jay and Amber spend their last minutes together, while Trudy comes up with a plan to see the two by asking Mega for it. Slade tries to explain things to Ruby, but she won't listen, and Ebony overhears them. During the deletion process, Ram and Jack attempt to overthrow Ram's system, but things don't go right. Amber turns out to have been faking memory loss, but she's worried when it seems that all of Jay's memory has been wiped clean. Meanwhile, on an unknown island, Alice is being held prisoner in a cage, and she's surprised when she sees KC arriving as a prisoner with a few other people.

5x48 Episode 48

  • 2003-08-22T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Alice and KC see The Guardian being dragged to the cages. The rebels are joined by a group of different tribes in hopes of beating down Mega and his troops. Jack is puzzled about what Ram might have been doing in his room alone. The Mall Rats attempt to jog Jay's memory, but nothing seems to work. Mega is spooked when a video of Ram pops up on his computer. The rebels manage to overthrow the power in the city with Ram's help and they end up winning the battle, with Mega put in a corner. Mega tries to get to his secret room of chemicals, but isn't able to. Lex goes through with his plan to eliminate Ebony, but at the last minute he decides to help her out, and reminds her of Siva. Sammy comforts Gel while the city is in disorder. Ram packs his bags and leaves Liberty. Ebony and Lex corner Mega, and they're about to take him out when Slade stops them and reveals that Mega is his little brother.

5x49 Episode 49

  • 2003-08-29T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

The rebels come to take Mega away just as Ebony prepares to take him out. Mega is put in a cell in the Mall. Lex informs others about Mega being Slade's brother. Ram, Ruby and Lottie arrive at the Mall, where they are welcomed by the Mall Rats. Ram begins working on his plan. Slade tells Ebony the story about Mega, and Ebony reluctantly accepts the truth. Gel isn't happy when Lottie steals her scarf. Amber and Jack learn about Ram's computer having Zoot's face. Lex attempts to trade the keys to the cell in exchange for some info from Mega. Amber orders Ram to give Jay his memory back and after a few bad tries, Jay finally regains his memory.

5x50 Episode 50

  • 2003-08-29T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Computer Zoot begins to learn information by itself. Ellie is upset when Jack seems to be concentrating only on work. Slade tries to explain why he had to leave Mega, but Mega won't hear any of it. Lex lets Mega escape in exchange for information regarding the whereabouts of his lost friends. The Mall Rats decide to throw a party to celebrate the victory over the Technos. Gel plans to sleep with Lex. Darryl alarms the others about Mega's escape. Ram is worried when the computer disobeys him at its own will. Ebony and Slade rush to Ram's side when Mega tries to kill him. Gel tries to sleep with Lex, but he falls asleep. The party is in full swing when suddenly the power goes out in the entire city. Ram is shocked when Computer Zoot takes over the city by itself.

5x51 Episode 51

  • 2003-09-05T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

Ram is worried when the computer refuses to listen. Lex tries to find out where the prisoners were sent, and offers to help Mega again. May helps Ruby get a pregnancy test, and Ruby fears the results. Alice and KC realize that The Guardian has gone completely crazy when he continues to talk as if Zoot is still alive. Jay tells Trudy that he wants to be friends again. Gel rejects Lex. Ram learns that the computer intends to eliminate all humans. Jay, Amber and Jack learn about what the computer is doing from Ram, and the four try to enter the biochem lab, but they're stopped by a laser. They rush to find out what is in the lab, and Mega reveals that they'll all be dead once the computer releases the virus.

5x52 Episode 52

  • 2003-09-05T12:00:00Z — 25 mins

The Mall Rats rush to warn the entire city to run away before the virus is released into the air. Jack and Amber intend to use CityNet, while the rest work on entering the lab before it's too late. Ram compliments Mega's work in order to get him to help out in beating the computer. Slade and Lex manage to destroy the laser. The computer holds Mega's life in balance as they duel inside virtual reality. Slade learns that there's no way to stop the virus, and Mega dies in his arms after fighting with the computer. Lottie accidentally ends up locked in the closet without the possibility to run with the others. Worried that Ruby's pregnancy test came in positive, Ebony throws her in front of a truck. Ruby isn't hurt, and Ebony is stricken with guilt when she learns that Ruby was never actually pregnant. The Mall Rats run to the boat, while Jay and Amber return to the Mall to rescue Lottie. They rush back to the boat, where they're reunited with their friends. The Mall Rats watch as the virus is released in the city, and they realize that they're out there looking for a new home.