Jonathan Lisco created the American drama television series Animal Kingdom. It is based on David Michôd’s 2010 Australian film of the same name, which he executive produces alongside Liz Watts. TNT renewed the series for a fifth season in July 2019. The series was renewed for a sixth just before the fifth season premiere. On July 11, 2021, the fifth season premiere. Pope, Craig, Deran, and J are still dealing with the fallout from the events surrounding Smurf’s death in Animal Kingdom Season 5, including family members seeking vengeance. With their kingdom without a leader, the Cody family struggles to keep their tenuous alliance together and see who will emerge victoriously. In the meantime, they look for information on Pamela Johnson, who is the beneficiary of Smurf’s estate. Animal Kingdom Season 5 Episode 13 aired today. So let’s find out what happened in the finale.
Smurf aspires to do bigger jobs in the episode’s ’80s flashbacks. Smurf is overjoyed that Max has been buried; she now feels like the queen of Oceanside. Julia and Andrew are brought back to the house by Jerry, the on-the-job cop after they were caught stealing a wallet, and she pays him off. This does not appear to delight Julia. Smurf is furious that they were apprehended, and when she questions them about it, she discovers that it was Julia who did it. Jake is irritated by how close she is to him and the fact that she is forcing them to remove their wallets. Smurf pulls him away, sending him back to Sheryl, and he wonders why she doesn’t want better for her kids. Smurf tells them what happened, and Julia admits that she isn’t as good at lifting wallets as Andrew is. Smurf convinces her that her failure has cost them a vacation to Disneyland.
Pope (Shawn Hatosy) notices a photo of Julia in the mirror and inquires as to when it was put up; J responds that it was quite some time ago. Deran employs the teenagers to assist with the task in the present, telling them not to mess it up. Frankie continues to work with Craig to get him back on track and off the narcotics. Even though he hasn’t slept, he believes he will press through. Frankie offered Craig a job, but Craig declined.
The Codys put in a lot of time at the shipyard. Pope and Craig find a safe, and the welding causes the container to fill with smoke. J (Finn Cole) is on the lookout and notices Wyatt in the office. The hoodlums serve as a source of distraction for the port authorities. When one of the dockworkers notices smoke rising from the container, he is preparing to investigate when J runs into him. Craig had fallen behind on his work on the safe. As more people arrive, J tries to divert their attention. J backs right into him with a truck and apologizes, claiming it is his first day on the job. J is being held at gunpoint, so Wyatt walks into the container to investigate a noise he hears. Wyatt unlocks the door, and Pope and Craig make a run for it. J also makes a break for it and avoids gunshots. When the bullets are heard, the Port Authority rushes to the shipping yard. Pope and Craig board the boat, and J leaps in. They are no longer with the Port Authority. They abandon the boat and submerge themselves in the water with their scuba gear. They toss the bags into the sea and Jump.
Animal Kingdom Season 5 Finale Recap, 80s flashbacks: While the people who reside there are gone, Smurf takes the twins to the house. Julia is apprehensive about it. Smurf puts some music on while the kids play in the pool.
When the Cody brothers count the money, they discover that they have 1.2 million dollars. Frankie (Dichen Lachman) collects her portion and departs. She thinks Smurf would be proud of how well they worked together. Pope wants the boys to get together for a celebratory supper. Craig goes outside to Frankie and kiss. Deran instructs Craig to go get dinner.
Pope and J are on their way to purchase a storage locker, but first, they must visit Pete. When Deran pays Tommy, he gives him a bonus and thanks to him for sticking around, as well as giving him additional orders. Renn’s friend picks up her belongings, and Craig inquires as to her whereabouts, discovering that she is with Nick at her cousins’ house. Pete is confronted by Pope and J. Pope confronts him, accusing him of stealing from them and lying. Pete claims that Smurf is no longer present and that things have changed. Pope attacks him and tears his eye out with pliers, leaving blood all over the place. Pope threatens him and demands him to give them their cut before the end of the week. J is taken aback.
Pope is washing his hands as he returns to the house for dinner. J tells to have removed Pete’s eye. And the rest of the group is taken aback by what he did to Pete. Pope claims that all he was doing was reminding him of the rules.
Julia is given whiskey by Smurf to help her sleep. Smurf informs the twins that she will obtain the house. And also tells to the twins that she’s having another baby and they are all going to live there together. She tells Pope that he can help her take care of him and protect him as he did with her. Julia asks if Jake is the daddy, Smurf asks if it matters.
Dinner is being by the Cody brothers. J shares his ideas for laundering the money and getting them off the allowance situation. They all agree. But Deran (Jake Weary) also says he’ll run money through the bar. he also calls a toast and says may they all get what they want.
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At the end of Animal Kingdom Season 5 Finale Recap, There are heavy police called into a construction site called Cabrillo Circle Development, there is a dead body found and it belongs to Catherine Belland, they find her passport in a suitcase that was buried with her.