Episode #5: "Gladys"
Debut: SUNDAY, JULY 27 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: July 27 (12:30 a.m., 3:00 a.m.), 28 (12:50 a.m.), 29 (8:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m.) and 31 (10:00 p.m., midnight), and Aug. 1 (9:00 p.m.), 2 (12:30 a.m.) and 8 (8:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdate: July 28 (10:00 p.m.)
Laurie's resolve is put to the test in the wake of a brutal hate crime. After his latest initiatives to maintain the peace in Mapleton fall short, Kevin turns down an outside offer to rid the town of its problems. Matt brings his pulpit to the street. Meg takes on a new role.
Written by Damon Lindelof & Tom Perrotta; directed by Mimi Leder.