The Affair is basically a television drama series based on America. This is created by Sarah Treem and Hagai Levi. The Affair Season 1 aired in 2014. It premiered in the Showtime. The series aired a total number of five seasons. The last and finale episode came on air in November 2019. The basic plotline of the series focuses on dilemma and emotions of extra marital relationships. Almost in all of its episodes, it is divided into two halves. The one half of episode is portrayed or said from a character’s point of view.
The show came to an end in 2019. But is the climax really justified? Will there be any new story coming up soon? Well, the chances are minimal but still we can just hope to have a new season on air soon.
What does The Affair explores about?
The Affair talks about the central characters Noah and Alison’s extra marital relationship. This started when Noah met Alison in some casual event. Noah is happily in the bond of marriage with Helen. They have four kids who are dependent on their wealthy father-in-law. Alison is a waitress who is trying to make peace with her husband Cole. The episodes are viewed from Noah and Alison’s approach. One half is told by Noah and the other by Alison.
In The Affair season 5 which is the finale season, the story goes by in two different time period. One is a present-day storyline which includes Noah, Helen, and their four children. The other time frame is decades later which feature an adult Joanie Lockhart. She returns to the city of Montauk. Joanie then discovers the truth about her mother’s death. The season establishes the perspectives of adult Joanie, Janelle, Whitney and Sierra. The season starts with Whitney’s announcement of getting married. Meanwhile, Helen being upset on Noah for living her and kids all alone. The season ends with Noah after visiting the graveyard goes to the cliff top. On the cliff top he starts dancing to the flash mob prepared for Whitney’s wedding.
Who all makes up the series?
- Dominic West plays the character of Noah Solloway.
- Ruth Wilson takes up the character of the waitress, Alison Bailey.
- Maura Tierney plays the role of Noah’s wife, Helen Butler.
- Joshua Jackson as Cole Lockhart, husband of Alison in the 1st
- Julia Goldani Telles as Whitney Solloway.
- Omar Metwally takes up the role of Vik Ullah.
- Irène Jacob as Juliette Le Gall.
- Sanaa Lathan plays the character of Janelle Wilson in The Affair season 5.
- Anna Paquin plays the role of Alison’s daughter Joanie Lockhart.
Is really the Season 5 end of the series?
The Affair Season 5 has in total 11 episodes. The initial seasons of the series had 10 episodes. The series gathered positive reviews all through the time. The initial two seasons had better ratings. In season 5 also received good ratings. It has an 87% rating based on reviews. The rating for this season was an average of 6.7/10.
If seen from the climatic view, then it seems to be an end to the series. Season 5 is the finale season as said by the production team. The last episode also gives a glance and faint idea of it. While the two main characters are not present, the chances are quite low. There also has been no such report of season 6 coming any soon.