Air Date: October 3rd, 2006
A small Texas town has high expectations for its top-ranked football team.
Season 5 - Episode 13 : Always Feb 9, 2011
The Taylors face several decisions that could permanently change their lives; Julie's plans for the future surprise Coach and Tami; the Lions go to State.
Season 5 - Episode 12 : Texas Whatever Feb 2, 2011
Coach Taylor receives an offer he can't refuse; Tim reassesses his future plans when an old flame returns to Dillon; the fate of East Dillon's football program is decided.
Season 5 - Episode 11 : The March Jan 26, 2011
Coach Taylor feels threatened by budget cuts; Tami flies to Pennsylvania for an opportunity; the Lions embark on their quest for state.
Season 5 - Episode 10 : Don't Go Jan 19, 2011
An elite college program courts Coach Taylor; Vince works to earn his starting spot back; friends and family speak at Tim's parole hearing.
Season 5 - Episode 9 : Gut Check Jan 12, 2011
Coach threatens to suspend Vince; Billy receives some surprising news from Mindy; Becky begins a new job; Tami and Epyck's relationship grows.
No spoilers here, but there's a twist at the end of tonight's hour of Friday Night Lights that will reverberate through the season. This is cause for concern: The addition of a sustained mystery, not to mention the sight of teens jumping through windows to meet sex partners, could render Friday Night Lights more like every other show. Still, if it makes the story more accessible for those who crave a more literal narrative without altering the basic nature of the series, I'm for it. [5 Oct 2007, p.F-02] Show More
As you watch the look of quiet determination spread across his player's faces, it becomes clear that the show's final season may not be perfect, but it still has the power to make you feel like storming the football field yourself. Show More
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