Jon & Kate Plus 8 Season 5
S05 E01May 25, 2009
Turning 5 & the Future! May 25, 2009 When we last saw Jon & Kate, they were on a different page. Where are they now? In this one-hour...
S05 E02Jun 1, 2009
Kate's Birthday Surprise Jun 1, 2009 The Gosselin kids get help from professional baker Duff Goldman of Ace of Cakes, to help them bake a cake as a surprise for Kate's birthday, while Jon is off in Utah for some skiing with friends and a tour of a facility that helps handicapped kids ski and snowboard.
S05 E03Jun 1, 2009
Sun, Seashells and Scrapes Jun 1, 2009 Kate and Mady spend some mother-daughter time together in San Diego, while Jon takes care of the other seven kids. Then an emergency happens with the one of little kids, that ends with a trip to the hospital.
S05 E04Jun 8, 2009
Bam! 100th Episode Jun 8, 2009 Jon & Kate Plus 8 celebrates their 100th episode with special guest Chef Emeril Lagasse who, gives the Gosselins a cooking lesson and the kids get to make their own meal.
S05 E05Jun 15, 2009
Bikes & Trikes Jun 15, 2009 Paul Teutul, Sr., Paul Teutul, Jr. and Michael Teutul of American Chopper visit the Gosselins to help Jon make his own custom motorcyle.
S05 E06Jun 22, 2009
Houses & Big Changes Jun 22, 2009 The children are getting their own playhouses: one for Mady, one for Cara, one for the little girls and one for the boys, also Jon and Kate announce that after much discussion they will separate after 10 years of marriage.
S05 E07Jun 29, 2009
The First 10 Years Jun 29, 2009 A look back at the first ten years of Jon & Kate's married life and how they ended up where they are now.
S05 E08Aug 3, 2009
Renovations & Vacations Aug 3, 2009 With eight growing kids, the kitchen has always been a critical room in the Gosselin household. Though the family finally has the kitchen space they've long needed, they need to revamp their cabinets to maximize space and efficiency. The challenge is that Kate didn't realize that renovating the kitchen would result in being without her kitchen for almost two weeks! The thought of doing dishes in the bathtub proves too much for Kate, and she decides to trade stress for relaxation by taking the kids to the beach while Jon manages the cabinet installations. Can Kate escape stress or will the all-too-familiar challenges of parenting eight kids on the road become an obstacle once again?
S05 E09Aug 3, 2009
Camping Out Aug 3, 2009 With the warm summer weather and a backyard at their feet, the Gosselin kids are anxious to get outside and spend a night camping out. Sleeping in a tent is not exactly Kate's idea of a relaxing evening, even if it is in her own backyard, but she is determined to make it work so that her kids can have a fun campout. The kids can't wait to sleep under the stars, but Kate still has to figure out how to do things that she never thought she'd be able to do, like setting up multiple tents and starting a campfire by herself! Will the demands of outdoor camping be too much for Kate, or will a campout with eight kids prove to be surprisingly fun?
S05 E10Aug 10, 2009
Beach & Kitchen Reveal Aug 10, 2009 While Jon oversees the installation of new cabinets in the kitchen, Kate and the kids get into some fun in the sun at the beach. In addition to cooking the kids a special breakfast, Kate recreates summer fun for all the kids, allowing them to body paint with pudding yet again, despite her natural desire for cleanliness and order. Soon enough, it's time to go home, and check out the changes to the kitchen. Will the reveal of the new cabinets and kitchen meet Kate's expectations?
S05 E11Aug 17, 2009
Battleship & Barber Aug 17, 2009 While away, Kate's planned a special day with the boys and takes them to explore the USS North Carolina battleship. Meanwhile, Jon gets some quality time with Mady and Cara when they ride go-carts, walk a high rope and play arcade games at a park back home! After the battleship adventure, Kate sets out to find a barber shop as the boys are in desperate need of a haircut. Even though they've only had one barber in their five years, Kate's determined. How will the boys and Kate handle going to a new barber for the first time?
S05 E12Aug 31, 2009
Dude Ranch and Dress Up Aug 31, 2009 Kate takes the boys to a real dude ranch so they can experience the lifestyle of a cowboy. Meanwhile at home, Jon has the girls work on a scavenger hunt.
S05 E13Sep 14, 2009
Movie and a Catch Sep 14, 2009 Kate decides to have another movie night with the kids, but this time it'll be shown outdoors in their backyard. During Jon's opportunity for a day with the kids, he decides to teach them how to fish.
S05 E14Sep 21, 2009
Farm to Table Sep 21, 2009 Kate takes the kids back to their organic food provider. The Amish farmer is famous for supplying excellent organic products, especially fresh fruit and vegetables. Once they return home, Kate immerses herself into preparing a delicious, healthy dinner for the family, and then she hosts a game night with the kids. Later, after a long and exhausting day, Kate must take Cara on a late-night trip to the doctor.
S05 E15Sep 28, 2009
Tea Party Sep 28, 2009 After spending lots of quality time with her boys recently, Kate is now giving her three youngest girls a special day with Mommy. She takes them on a carriage ride through a small town before stopping in a traditional tea room for tea and biscuits.
S05 E16Oct 5, 2009
Time to Organize! Oct 5, 2009 Kate loves to organize things, but with a busy schedule and eight kids, there's no time. So she has an expert organizer, Diane Albright come in and help them with their messy basement.
S05 E17Oct 12, 2009
School Days Oct 12, 2009 Kate is used to having the sextuplets at home when the twins went off to school, so what will she do now that all eight kids are in school?
S05 E18Oct 19, 2009
Butterflies & Water Rockets Oct 19, 2009 Kate takes the little girls on a trip to Florida to visit the world's largest butterfly house, while back at home, Jon and the rest of the kids launch water rockets.
S05 E19Oct 26, 2009
You Ask, Kate Answers Oct 26, 2009 Kate answers questions from the viewers again, (this time by herself) on the show's and her personal life's future.
S05 E20Nov 9, 2009
Viewers' Top Moments Nov 9, 2009 Kate counts down viewers' favorite moments from the show.
Kate: Her Story With the Gosselin children unable to film at this time, Kate sits down with NBC's Natalie...
S05 E21Nov 16, 2009
Gymnastics and Baseball Nov 16, 2009 Kate signs the children up for gymnastics and Jon takes them to a minor league baseball game.
S05 E22Nov 16, 2009
Never Before Seen Nov 16, 2009 Kate shares never before seen footage from the cutting room floor including her celebrating her 10th wedding anniversary with the children and going on the road for her book tour, Jon attempting to train the dogs, and the family getting passports for a big trip.
S05 E23Nov 23, 2009
It’s a Crazy Life, But It’s Our Life Nov 23, 2009 Jon and Kate talk about the ups and downs of the last few years and recent events in their lives; Kate and the children go to dairy farm and milk cows; Jon takes the children to visit a firehouse.