Switched at Birth season 5 was confirmed as the last of the series on March 11th, 2016 and released to the public on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017. It’s the fifth installment in the series about two girls who were switched at birth and grew in very different environments. This article presents the plot, main cast, fun trivia, and Netflix availability of the fifth season of Switched at Birth.
Switched at Birth Season 5
Release Date on Netflix: January 2017
Director: Steve Miner, Ron Lagomarsino, Melanie Mayron, David Paymer, Zetna Fuentes, Michael Lange, and others.
Runtime: 1 hour
IMDb Rating: 7.8
Season’s Rotten Tomatoes Score: N/A
Switched at Birth returned after a 15-month long hiatus with season 5. This final season concludes the show clocking 103 episodes, with the last episode airing for 90 minutes. It contains just ten episodes which tie all the loose ends witnessed in the previous seasons of the show.
Switched at Birth Season 5 is packed with twists and turns for the main characters Daphne (Katie Leclerc) and Bay (Vanessa Marano) as they return from China to Kansas. Some of the surprises awaiting them involve new marriages, rumors, gossip, and unwanted boyfriends. Another is the possible divorce involving John (D.W Moffett) and Kathryn (Lea Thompson) whose marriage has been on the rocks because of their financial situation. Toby (Lucas Grabeel) and Lily are also on the verge of getting married just before a scandal occurs in the Kennish and Vasquez clan.
In this season, Regina (Constance Marie) has a new much younger boy toy named Michael. Daphne and her beau, Mingo, on the other hand, make enemies with classmates when he dresses as the rapper Lil Wayne to a party. These are just snippets of what to expect from the all new Switched at Birth season 5.
The cast of Switched at Birth season five include famous stars like Ron Lagomarsino, Melanie Mayron, David Palmer, and Zetna Fuentes. The ABC Family series is taking place in Kansas City according to the set; however, it is being filmed in Southern California, specifically at 22610 13th place.
Catch the official trailer for more information about the much-awaited renewal of the series.
- All episodes are named after art pieces – here’s the collection of paintings that inspired the episodes of the fifth season.
- In Greek mythology, Daphne, a naiad that was being chased by Apollo, turned into a bay tree. Some believe this is the basis for the main characters’ names.
- Vanessa Marano is 3 years older than her character, and Katie Leclerc is 9 years older than hers. Their birthdays are less than a week apart.
Currently, the IMDb ratings of Switched at Birth are at 7.8/10 determined by over 20,000 viewer votes, which makes it an above-average show.
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Switched at Birth Season 5 Episode Guide
Switched at Birth season 5 episode 1: The Call
Switched at Birth season 5 episode 2: This Has to Do with Me
Switched at Birth season 5 episode 3: Surprise
Switched at Birth season 5 episode 4: Relation of Lines and Colors
Switched at Birth season 5 episode 5: Occupy Truth
Switched at Birth season 5 episode 6: Four Ages in Life
Switched at Birth season 5 episode 7: Memory (The heart)
Switched at Birth season 5 episode 8: Left in Charge
Switched at Birth season 5 episode 9: The Wolf is waiting
Switched at Birth season 5 episode 10: Long Live Love
Is Switched at Birth Season 5 on Netflix?
Yes! The fifth season of Switched at Birth is available for streaming on Netflix in the United States, Canada, Portugal, and Spain.
Switched at Birth hit the milestone of a hundred and over episode releases in a dramatic, yet fitting finale. The character development and plot of this show make it a captivating eye-opener for 2017’s society. You can catch it on Netflix if you’re living in the countries mentioned above.
And if you have already seen it, tell us what you thought of the finale in the comment section!