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Preview: 9-1-1: Lone Star S01 E05

February 4, 2020
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9-1-1 Lone Star‘ is a show about firefighters that derives its appeal from the profession’s life-or-death emergencies as means to heighten its stakes. A format like this is nothing new and has been practiced by medical shows and series about law enforcement organisations routinely.

Having begun last month, the show follows a bunch of firefighters working at a fire station in Austin. The characters regularly juggle their personal life and professional obligations as they try to save countless lives from harrowing accidents.

The protagonist is Owen Strand who moves from Manhattan to Austin at the beginning of the series. He also gets diagnosed with lung cancer and has been shown mulling over the decision to get a chemotherapy treatment which will affect his beloved hair. Strand was seen bonding with his co-worker, Judd over his therapy since Judd has been going to one himself for PTSD. Apart from that, Strand has tried to keep his cancer diagnosis a secret, most prominently from his son, TK. However, he does finally manage to opt for cancer treatment in the third episode.

TK, on the other hand has been trying to recover from his suicidal tendencies and drug addiction. In the first episode itself, he relapses after finding out that his boyfriend is in love with someone else, before proposing to him. Fortunately, he meets another charming man, Carlos who he starts to see. The two have an awkward first date after which Carlos makes an attempt for a more magical second one. However, TK is not ready to begin a new relationship so soon.

Michelle, on the other hand has been trying to find her missing sister and is quite desperate to do so. In fact, she even pays for a supernatural ritual in hopes of finding her sister. On the other hand, a Muslim firefighter, Marjan has been facing flak for her hair getting uncovered in the process of saving people’s lives. She has been portrayed trying to come to terms with her religious beliefs because of that, since being a devout Muslim makes her feel like she is a part of something bigger.

9-1-1: Lone Star Episode 5 Release Date: When Does it Premiere?

The fifth episode of the first season of ‘9-1-1: Lone Star’ is scheduled to premiere on February 10, 2020 at 8/7c on Fox. The episode is titled ‘Studs’ and returns one week after the fourth episode of the season was aired. The show follows a weekly format with a new episode slated to release every Monday.

You can watch the promo for the episode below.

Where to Watch 9-1-1: Lone Star Episode 5 Online?

You can watch the fifth episode of the first season of ‘9-1-1: Lone Star’ by tuning into Fox on the above-mentioned time slot. The episode can also be watched live on Fox’s website or the Fox Now app with a valid cable provider’s login.

Other than that, you can catch the episode live if you have a subscription to any of these live-TV streaming services: FuboTV, YouTube TV or Direct TV. The episode can also be watched on Hulu sometime after it has finished airing on television.

9-1-1: Lone Star Episode 5 Spoilers:

The fifth episode of the first season of ‘9-1-1 Lone Star’ sees the firefighters attempting to take care of a fire that breaks out at a bull semen factory. Moreover, another emergency that they’re tasked with includes a fight at a strip club. This is where we will see the firefighters exchange an awkward but hilarious exchange with a male stripper dressed as a sexy firefighter.

Moreover, we shall also see the operator, Grace trying to reconnect with his husband Judd. The two have been shown trying to work through Judd’s post-traumatic stress disorder together.

On the other hand, Owen Strand will be seen dealing with the side-effects of his chemotherapy. He has been shown dealing with the decision of opting for chemo before and in all likelihood, the consequences of chemotherapy that would concern him would be about his hair. Owen loved his hair and bidding them farewell had been the toughest thing for him to do while deciding whether to go for chemotherapy or not.

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