A Million Little Things’ fifth season began with a bang as the main protagonists had to make a crucial choice. The long-awaited return of one of the main characters, John, and the effects that his return has on his friends’ life are the key themes of the episode, “Coming Home.” The group of friends is forced to accept that life is never simple and that sometimes tough choices must be made as the episode progresses.
This episode emphasizes the value of friendship and communication while demonstrating the power that can result from these bonds. We are left with many unanswered questions and a great deal of curiosity about what is to come in this season of A Million Little Things after seeing the episode.
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A Million Little Things Premiere Recap Season 5 Episode 1
The Season 5 opener of A Million Little Things, which celebrates the impending birth of Gary and Maggie’s child but also reveals that Gary’s disease will never go into remission, arrives just as you would have thought the show had run out of “bittersweet narrative twists.”
Although heartbreaking, the news is not as bad as it first appears; we’ll get to that in a moment. Initially, the following is a summary of the other important story points in “The Last Dance”: The associate Jon informed Gary and Maggie that they were aware of Gary’s condition.
Everyone embraces and sobs. Later, they go with him to the doctor with him, where they all discover that Gary will have cancer for the rest of his life. Maggie cheerfully observes that in order to extend his life as much as possible, they will need to take all reasonable measures. The baby will be a boy, Maggie affirms after Gary accidentally refers to the child as a “he.”
Gary’s father, Javier, passes away at some point during a time leap that lasts seven months. The way the post-funeral celebration is filmed gives the impression for a brief moment that Gary may have passed away. He didn’t, though! Related: Maggie’s pregnancy is advanced.
Gary and Danny track out Gene, the man who cherished Douglas, Javier’s fallen combat comrade. They talk about their deceased loved ones in their stories. Gary begins crying at one point. Danny gives Gene credit for opening doors for LGBT men like him. Everyone sheds tears once more.
Anna is let out of jail. She decides to make a fresh start by going to her sister’s apartment in a distant city rather than moving in with Eddie as he wishes. They part ways amicably, if sadly. Walter, Rome’s father, is becoming increasingly forgetful.
Florence, his girlfriend, breaks down in tears and tells Rome that she will break up with him because “I can’t travel this road with him” due to her husband’s dementia. Later, Rome begins to notice indicators that Florence’s worries about Walter might be justified. Sophie accepts Regina’s offer of employment at the food truck.
Back to Gary now. James Roday Rodriguez spoke with TVLine about the challenges his character will face in the ABC drama’s last season and how the most recent diagnosis has changed the soon-to-be father’s attitude on life. See what he had to say by reading on!
A Million Little Things Season 5 Release Date
A Million Little Things’ final season premieres on Wednesday, February 8, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. The official plot summary for “The Last Dance,” the season premiere, is as follows:
“The friends and family reunite to honor the life of a loved one who passed away suddenly. Rome helps his father through a trying adjustment on the season premiere, and Katherine teaches Maggie how to register for baby gifts.”
Use WTW’s US TV listings to see what else is on TV tonight. The day after they air on ABC, all of the most recent episodes of A Million Little Things will be available to watch on-demand on Hulu.
— TVLine.com (@TVLine) August 22, 2022
Although it is currently unknown when season 5 episodes of A Million Little Things will debut in the UK, the show is available to stream there.
A Million Little Things Season 5 Plot
In season four of A Million Little Things, viewers learned that Gary and Maggie are finally expecting a child, but Gary has a lump in his lung, indicating that his cancer has come back. He has been secretly attending Maggie’s chemotherapy sessions, but he does not want to tell his friends about it since he is afraid of how they will react. When their acquaintance returns Rome’s camera, Rome and Gina learn the truth, only to find a recording of Gary speaking to his future child in case he does not survive.
“Life isn’t only about the moments you have; it’s also about who you share them with, as Rome Howard famously put it. We’ll laugh and cry as the beloved ABC drama series A Million Little Things’ fifth and final season plays out as we bring this remarkable journey to a close.
As we say goodbye to this unique family of friends, we’ll explore the depths of friendship, love, and sadness along the road, demonstrating once more that friendship truly is made up of a million little things.”
How to Watch A Million Little Things
ABC, which is accessible to anybody with a standard cable provider, TV antenna to get local stations, or who is signed up for a live TV streaming service that carries ABC, such as FuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, and YouTube TV, broadcasts new episodes of A Million Little Things. The day after they air live, new episodes of the last season will be accessible on demand on Hulu. A Million Little Things is available on Disney Plus for viewers in the UK.
A Million Little Things Season 5: Stream It or Skip It?
Gary (James Roday Rodriguez) and his father Javier (Paul Rodriguez) are in the hospital, where the former is undergoing chemotherapy while the latter looks on with pride at an ultrasound photo of his and Gary’s (and Maggie’s) unborn grandson. The events of Season 4 continue in the Season 5 premiere, “The Last Dance.” Eddie, Sophie, Danny, Tyrell, Katherine, Theo (Tristan Byon), and the rest of the group experienced a myriad of minute events.
At the close of Season 4, however, three significant plots centered on Maggie getting pregnant, Rome and Regina unexpectedly learning that Gary is battling cancer again, and Anna (Erin Karpluk) being jailed for her role in Peter’s (Andrew Leeds) death.
When someone close to them suddenly passes away, their friends and family get together to honor their memory. While that’s going on, Katherine reveals to Maggie the best way to go about baby presents registering, and Rome is there for his dad during this trying time.
A Million Little Things Season 5 Trailer
Here is a preview for the upcoming season that serves as a reminder to viewers of the show’s appeal:
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