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The Girls on the Bus Episode 5: What To Expect?

The Girls on the Bus perfectly showcases a balance between political stories and the personal stories of people covering the politicians. It is based on journalist Amy Chozick’s memoir Chasing Hilary in which he wrote about covering the Presidential run of Hilary Clinton on two occasions. She is also the show’s creator along with Julie Plec.

The Girls on the Bus Episode 5
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The series became a great success right after it premiered in March 2024. Post the release of its fourth episode, there is much hype surrounding The Girls on the Bus Episode 5. We will cover the preview etc so read on.

What Is The Girls on the Bus All About?

The Girls on the Bus revolves around four journalists named Sadie McCarthy (Melissa Benoist), Grace Gordon Greene (Carla Gugino), Kimberlyn Anaya Kendrick (Christina Elmore) and Lola Rahaii (Natasha Behnam). All of them are documenting the run of different candidates for the President. The story also focuses on what is going on in their personal life as they are trying to navigate and balance both lives.

Chozick and Plec are also the executive producers of the show along with Rina Mimoun, Sarah Schechter, Greg Berlanti, Leigh London Redman, Jesse Peretz and Marcos Siega. The maiden season of The Girl on the Bus first aired on March 14th, 2024 on HBO Max.

What Happened In The Girls on the Bus Episode 4?

The Girls on the Bus Episode 4 has been named Two Americas and it was released on March 28th, 2024. The episode was penned by Jenna Richman and directed by Maggie Carey. It started with the funeral of a candidate in the run called The Geriatric which is attended by Sadie and Grace. After that, Grace feels that Sadie might be working on a story that is big but doesn’t want to reveal.

What Happened In The Girls on the Bus Episode 4?
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Meanwhile, the passing of the candidate from The Geriatric affects Kimberlyn. The episode also shows the mystery of the burner phone from which she gets a call. The caller tells her to look into super PAC which she doesn’t do. We only get a glimpse of the man calling her. Lola also tells Kimberlyn that she has faced a shooting in her school which affected her.

Other highlights of the episode include Bruce leaving Sadie from the boss after a talk about some issues. In the end, we see Sadie finding out about a candidate who has been named Hot Guy, who has met with an accident in a car. The catch is that he was driving with a woman.

What To Expect From The Girls on the Bus Episode 5?

The Girls on the Bus Episode 5 is named Binders Full of Men and it’s written by Amy Chozick and Candace Jackson. The previous episode ends with a crash involving a candidate. He had earlier talked about the demise of his wife and it helped him in getting some sympathy from potential voters. But Sadie finds out that when he crashed, he was accompanied by a lady. If this information goes out, it might affect his campaign.

She had earlier penned a profile on him so it is important for him to be okay. This is because his condition will affect her access to the campaign. His accident will be the main focus of The Girls on the Bus Episode 5.

Do We Have A Release Date?

The Girls on the Bus Episode 5 will be released on Thursday, April 4th, 2024 on the platform, Max. The runtime can be estimated to be around 42 to 47 minutes. The makers have planned ten episodes for the first season and it will conclude on May 9th, 2024.

Do We Have A Release Date?
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The Girls on the Bus showcases the less talked about lives of journalists who are following big politicians. Sadie is going through many things in her life and the upcoming The Girl on the Bus Episode 5 will further explore what happens to her as she is in a trail for the campaigns.

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