17 Episodes 2016 - 2016
Season 5 of the reality series brings highs and lows, as all relationships are put to the test. A new cast member is added, Shervin Roohparvar, an entrepreneur from Silicon Valley. Despite his high standards, he's finally ready to give relationships his best shot and find the woman of his dreams. After last year's broken engagement, Reza faces a difficult crossroads in his relationship with Adam. Working with her parents in a new business venture, Asa rediscovers her passion for fashion. Mike's first year of marriage with Jessica proves difficult to navigate as cheating rumors threaten to destroy their marriage and his friendships. MJ may have found the man of her dreams in new boyfriend Tommy, but her difficult relationship with her mother, Vida, threatens to destroy her chance at love. GG comes face-to-face with a difficult illness, as she fights the crippling effects of rheumatoid arthritis.
Persian of the Pacific
Sun, Apr 10, 2016 60 mins
Reza reflects on the previous year's broken engagement and offers a revelation to Asa in the Season 5 opener. Also: Newlywed Mike is ready to reconnect with his old friends; the gang gathers for a birthday bash, but the celebration is jeopardized by GG.
C'est la Vida
Sun, Apr 17, 2016 60 mins
Reza encounters an unexpected foe in MJ when he announces plans for a surprise wedding. Elsewhere, cracks begin to show in Mike's relationship; Asa struggles with her new family business; and MJ gears up to introduce her newfound flame to her mother.
Oy Vey, MJ!
Sun, Apr 24, 2016 60 mins
GG's health issues escalate, so she calls for support during a medical procedure. Also, Mike and Jessica host a backyard Shabbat party to try to rebuild the group's relationships, but tensions amplify when MJ spills a secret.
Are We Out of the Woods Yet?
Sun, May 1, 2016 60 mins
Stress impacts Asa due to a photo shoot and her new fashion line. Meanwhile, a camping trip is planned to address GG's increasingly erratic behavior, and big issues emerge in Mike and Jessica's marriage.
Back to Nurture
Sun, May 8, 2016 60 mins
GG's health issues come to the fore during a camping trip that transforms into an intervention. At the campground, Mike deals with his marriage matters but refuses to confide in anyone, and a ropes course unites the group, until GG dramas unfold.
A Cat-astrophic Night
Sun, May 15, 2016 60 mins
MJ is invigorated as she focuses on a new goal. Elsewhere, Mike and Jessica begin therapy; Shervin tries to be in top form on a date with a sultry Australian; and stunning news about Mike is disclosed at a retirement party for Asa's mother.
Surprise! You're Married
Sun, May 22, 2016 60 mins
Reza and Asa journey to Palm Springs, Cal., to plan his surprise nuptials with Adam. Here, Mike arrives without his wife, MJ's insecurities emerge, GG plays peacemaker, and Reza's anxiety intensifies as an unsuspecting Adam arrives in the desert.
Six Persians Walk Into a Bar
Sun, Jun 5, 2016 60 mins
MJ faces fallout from her splintering relationship with Tommy after returning from Palm Springs, Cal. Meanwhile, Reza delves into stand-up comedy, with the gang rallying together for his debut performance. Also: Mike tries to win his wife back.
Lights, Camera, Kaftans!
Sun, Jun 12, 2016 60 mins
Mike and Jessica meet in a bid to repair their relationship following a romantic night. Elsewhere, MJ reaches out to Asa about her relationship with Tommy, and it's high style and big drama at Asa's debut fashion show, where GG is cornered about rumors.
Belize It or Not
Sun, Jun 19, 2016 60 mins
Reza plans a last-minute group trip to Belize, hoping Mike and Jessica can work out their issues while there. In Belize, Mike nervously waits for his wife's arrival, MJ mulls over life without Tommy, and tensions explode during a first-night dinner.
Trouble in Paradise
Sun, Jun 26, 2016 60 mins
A Belize trip continues with Mike escaping from his marital problems by heading to the Belizean rain forest. Also, MJ confides in Asa, a surprise visitor startles the gang, and Mike is forced to reveal a secret.
Is It Too Late to Say I'm Sorry?
Sun, Jul 10, 2016 60 mins
An altercation between Reza and GG lowlights a trip to the Mayan ruins. Also: A remorseful Mike tries to win his wife back; GG engages in a drastic health regimen, shocking her inner circle; and Reza courageously returns to the comedy stage.
Mr. Shouhed's Wild Ride
Sun, Jul 17, 2016 60 mins
A trip to Palm Springs finds Reza and Adam taking another step toward their future together. Meanwhile, Mike tries to win back Jessica as an unpleasant discovery surfaces about her, and the group rallies together at Mike's shoe launch in Beverly Hills.
La Vida Loca
Sun, Jul 24, 2016 60 mins
MJ prepares for her future with Tommy but struggles to let go of some of the past. Meanwhile, Reza and Adam make their marriage official; Mike poses for Asa's art show; and MJ plans an elaborate "rebirth" ceremony at a Hollywood cemetery, only to receive a game-changing surprise from Tommy.
Sun, Jul 31, 2016 60 mins
An ecstatic MJ accepts a proposal. Meanwhile, Reza and Adam have an intriguing talk about children; Mike makes a tough decision; and old wounds are opened at an unveiling of Asa's photography project. The Season 5 finale.
Reunion Part 1
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 60 mins
Part 1 of 2. The Shahs reunite, as rifts among the group come to the fore. Here, Golnesa and Reza tangle, Asa and Mercedes surprisingly clash, Mike opens up about his relationship and, when Mama Vida Javid joins in, her blunt talk causes tension to soar.
Reunion Part 2
Wed, Aug 3, 2016 60 mins
Conclusion. The Shahs reunite and take Asa to task, alleging she refuses to share her "real life" on camera. Also, a fiery "he said-she said" dispute erupts between Golnesa and Reza, and a meltdown leads to an unforeseen moment.