Well, folks, the time has come. The first part of Virgin River season 5 aired in early September, and the final moments definitely left everyone with their jaws on the floor.
Amid a wildfire affecting the citizens of Virgin River, Melinda “Mel” Monroe (Alexandra Breckenridge) and her fiancé Jack Sheridan (Martin Henderson) are learning to heal after Mel suffers a miscarriage. But among all the drama surrounding our favorite idyllic town, Mel gets the shock of her life when her sister tells her their mother was in communication with a gentleman from Virgin River. And the biggest surprise of all? The man her mom wrote love letters to could possibly be Mel’s biological dad.
So, what does it mean for our favorite lead character ahead of season 6? Turns out, there’s a bit more in store for Mel and the characters of Virgin River. Season 5 is being split into two parts, meaning we’ll finally get some answers we were begging for after watching the final minutes of part 1. Keep on reading to learn more about Virgin River season 5 part 2, including a release date, news, and spoilers.
When does ‘Virgin River’ come back on for season 5 part 2?
It’s time to head back up the Californian coast, because Virgin River season 5 part 2 will be back on Thursday, November 30 on Netflix.
The hit drama first revealed the news of season 5 being split into two parts in an announcement made by Deadline in mid-August. Just a month later, the show confirmed the new release date schedule by posting a behind-the-scenes photo of the cast filming season 5 part 2 on Instagram.
“Hope you’ll are enjoying season 5 part 1 so far!” read the caption on September 8. “Lucky for you … We have another very special treat for you. The holiday teaser trailer is now up. The link is in the bio! Coming out on November 30th, only on NETFLIX! 🎅🏻.”
How many episodes will be in Virgin River season 5 part 2?
According to Netflix, Virgin River season 5 part 2 will only be comprised of two episodes. While the first 10 installments dropped many bombshells about the folks living in Virgin River, the final ones should hopefully close this chapter for everyone watching it.
What will Virgin River Season 5 Part 2 be about?
While the show teased that season 5 part 2 will take place during the holiday season, an article published by Glamour in early October had Virgin River producer Patrick Sean Smith teasing what fans can expect from the themed episodes.
“The holiday episodes are a little bit lighter, and we wanted to play a little more comedy after the weight of this season,” he said to the outlet. “It felt like, if we’re going to give a holiday gift to the audience, let’s make it a fun one.”
As far as what the storyline may entail, the new installments will center around Mel and Jack searching for the man who could potentially be Mel’s biological father. Additionally, the citizens of Virgin River will participate in the town’s annual Christmas tree decorating competition, which will likely bring all the yuletide joy to viewers worldwide.
How can I watch and stream Virgin River season 5 part 2?
When the time comes to watch the final two episodes of Virgin River season 5 part 2, fans will be able to view them exclusively on Netflix.
For those who don’t have access to the streamer yet, you’ll need to create an account first. There are plenty of subscriptions for people to choose from, with the lowest starting at $6.99 per month. Once a profile is made, click on the Virgin River title page on Netflix’s site and on the Netflix app.