The Swarm Season 1 Episode 5 Preview: Release Date, Time & Where To Watch

The Swarm Season 1 Episode 5

The Swarm is a new show making its debut on The CW. The German show is one of the most expensive television productions to come out of the country and is based on Frank Schätzing’s novel of the same name. The Swarm had earlier debuted on ZDF back in February of this year. Owing to the writers’ and actors’ strikes, a lot of networks are going for releases of existing productions.

The Swarm promises to be an exciting sci-fi adventure series that is centered around “the struggle of humankind against an unknown swarm intelligence that lives in the depths of the sea.” We will be covering the entire series with recaps and ending explainers for each episode as they are released. 

Here is everything you need to know about The Swarm Season 1 Episode 5, including its release date, time and where you can watch this.

Where Can I Watch The Swarm?

For our American readers, The Swarm will be available to watch on The CW and also the CW mobile app. The show is already available to stream for audiences outside the US on various platforms such as ZDF and Prime Video. 

The Swarm Season 1 Episode 5 Release Date

The Swarm Season 1 Episode 5 will be released on Tuesday, October 10, at 9 pm ET/PT. Expect the runtime to be around 45 minutes for this episode. You will be able to watch the new episode of The Swarm with subtitles. The episodes in Season 1 do not have specific episode titles. 

How Many Episodes Will The Swarm Have?

The Swarm’s first season will run for a total of 8 episodes. So, after episode 5, we will have another 3 episodes to go that will follow a weekly release schedule, subject to any changes The CW might make in between. We do not expect there to be any major scheduling interruptions. 

What happened in Episode 4?

Episode 4 of The Swarm continues to showcase strange aquatic phenomena and take us closer to the conspiracy brewing in the depths of the ocean. Charlie and Rahim are still reeling from Jess’ loss. Her body hasn’t been found yet and there is nothing they can do to change it. Leon, Alicia, and Jack are also struggling to comprehend what they saw on camera in the previous episode.

Dr Oliveira reveals her lab findings which confirm that all the ice worms found in different regions of the ocean have the same genetic barcode. It essentially means that they have officially discovered a new species but their occurrence in different places raises alarms.

Leon breaks into Mifune Industry’s facilities to get another sample of mussels which Oliveira asked him to get. This was after he wasn’t let on the premises. He then has to explain his actions to Sato and share their findings.

Sigur and Tina have a confrontation when the former reveals how Hovestad has breached its permit and continues to violate environmental norms. Cecile and Sophie face an uphill task as the government refuses to shut down the water system, thus continuing to expose the people of the region to the untreatable virus. 

Is There A Trailer For The Swarm Season 1?

There is indeed! You can find a trailer for The Swarm Season 1 below.


Are you looking forward to this episode? What are your expectations from the show? Let us know in the comments below.

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