S1:E5 105

Original Air Date: Nov 9, 2014

As passions flare behind closed doors, Alison and Noah are forced to confront new obstacles at home. Alison gets a surprise visit from her estranged mother, Athena, while Noah struggles with the behavior of his daughter, Whitney.


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"In present-day interrogations, the murdered person is finally revealed."

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5 Seasons, 53 Episodes

  • Season 5

    Just when things have stabilized for Noah and Helen, an encounter with someone from the distant past sets in motion a harrowing sequence of events. And in the future, Joanie Lockhart attempts to piece together the truth about what happened to her mother.

    Season 5
  • Season 4

    Noah, Alison, Helen and Cole are on separate journeys with the promise of new relationships and a fresh start. But they question what they’re holding on to as their lives keep crashing back into one another.

    Season 4
  • Season 3

    It's three years later, and Noah, Alison, Cole, Helen and their families are trying to move on with their lives. But the past keeps coming back to haunt them, and the trauma of what they've been through cannot soon be forgotten.

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    With a murder unsolved and a betrayal exposed, everyone's truth is suspect. Told from four different points of view, the story cracks wide open to reveal a complex web of intrigue and deceit more dangerous than anyone imagined.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    Noah, a happily married New York City schoolteacher and novelist, and Alison a young waitress recovering from personal tragedy, begin an affair in Montauk, Long Island that has far reaching consequences for both of them.

    Season 1

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