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This article contains episode summaries for the fifth season of Desperate Schoolboys.

Season Summary

Episodes of season four aired between September 14, 2013 and October 26, 2013.

Cast

Starring

Also Starring

Overview

  • The schoolboys hiding the murder of Fraser Gale, as the shady Eric Lyons is hired by the revenge seeking Eloise and Thomas Gale, to bring the schoolboys to justice for their crime.
  • Ben dealing with the consequences of murdering Fraser, while progressing his relationship with Liz, finding her father, and spontaneously marrying her.
  • Joe taking control of covering up the murder, continuing his relationship with Katie, and progressing his relationship with his mother and step-father.
  • Rena and Mary being reunited, but Mary's drug addiction worsening.
  • Josh and Dean's romance coming to an end, Alex committing suicide, and Joanna and Bob getting back together.

Episode Summaries

The Greatest Lie of Omission

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Original air date: September 14, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: The schoolboys work together in order to cover up the murder of Fraser Gale, but at great personal cost. Ben is unhappy with having to lie to Liz, with whom he has established an honest relationship. Joe doesn't take too well to Annie and Brian's news. Mary's new addiction continues not to faze Rena, who remains oblivious. And recent events in Josh's life, including his newly-acquired guilt, take a toll on his relationship. To make matters worse, someone has clocked on to what the schoolboys have done...

Guest Stars: BalkOfFame (Fraser Gale), Gabrielle4349 (Annie Hadland), ForeverDesperate (Lydia Ashdale), and Matthewbrianc (Brian Matthews) Special: Fleurism (Emma Swift), Bree Weston Lover (Joanna Manning), and IceBerry (Theodore Manning)


The Many Things That Make Me

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Original air date: September 19, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: As the schoolboys attempt to engage in a weekly poker game, each one of them find themselves thinking back to the many events that led them to form the profound friendship that stands strong to this day.

Guest Stars: Dr. Sonya (Dr. Brad Sonya), Gabrielle4349 (Annie Hadland), JMsapphireZ (Bob Miller), ForeverDesperate (Lydia Ashdale), Nosh (Walter Ashdale), RenaBOT (Rudolfo Abelho), Michu1918 (Miguel Belindro), Lord Opeth (Mr. Silver), and KiMO (Kimo) Special: Blondetta (Ali Sword) and Lady Junky (Justine Abelho)


Hidden Truths

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Original air date: September 21, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: Liz finds a certain something which spells trouble for Ben. Katie's latent guilt after Fraser's death causes Joe some problems. Rena decides to break Mary out of her shell, but is met with shock. And with Dean having left him, Josh decides to take up a new hobby, which leaves him totally oblivious to Alex's many woes.

Guest Stars: JMsapphireZ (Bob Miller) and Gregaus (Greg Larkin) Special: Bree Weston Lover (Joanna Manning)


The Inevitable End

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Original air date: September 22, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: As everyone attends the funeral of Alex Manning, each of the schoolboys realize just how much death has affected their lives. They begin to imagine what could have been if certain things hadn't gone so disastrously wrong, however, this may lead them to realize that certain disasters have their uses.

Guest Stars: Matthewvp09 (Matthew Hadland), BalkOfFame (Fraser Gale), Gabrielle4349 (Annie Hadland),JMsapphireZ (Bob Miller), Lord Opeth (Mr. Silver), with DoctorStrange (Henry Strange) Special: Fleurism (Emma Swift), Bree Weston Lover (Joanna Manning), Blondetta (Ali Sword), and Lady Junky (Justine Abelho)


I Offer You Solace

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Original air date: September 24, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: Josh's grieving process is interrupted when a homeless Joanna shows up on his doorstep, much to Bob's dismay. Rena goes out of his way in order make Mary happy again, and when Ben discovers a distressed Liz, he finds himself on a mission to recover the one wedding present she really wants. Meanwhile, Joe confronts Katie about her constant need for punishment, and with Inspector Lyons on their case, she could soon get a chance to atone for her guilt.

Guest Stars: JMsapphireZ (Bob Miller), The St. Berry Fairy (Amanda Taylor) and James 1234 (Jack Taylor) Special: Bree Weston Lover (Joanna Manning)


Something to Confess

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Original air date: September 27, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: Lyons continues to bug Joe's house, overhearing something he shouldn't. Katie's guilt leads her to Fraser's parents, but she may have the moral high-ground after all. Josh's hopes for his parents' reconciliation don't exactly go to plan, and Rena makes a shocking discovery. Meanwhile, Ben tries to convince Liz's estranged father to walk his little girl down the aisle, but his efforts may be in vain.

Guest Stars: BalkOfFame(Fraser Gale) JMsapphireZ (Bob Miller), Nosh (Walter Ashdale), Winniepooh566 (Dr. Reynolds) and James 1234 (Jack Taylor) Special: Bree Weston Lover (Joanna Manning)


Say Cheese

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Original air date: September 29, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: Lyons' spy-work leads him to obtain more evidence to use against the schoolboys, meanwhile, Joe and Katie engage in a little spy-work of their own. When visiting Mary in rehab, Rena decides that he must find a new way to help her over the pain of losing her child. Josh's feelings for Dean prevent the latter from being able to move on, and when Liz realizes the impact that Ben's criminal goings-on can have on their future, she decides to cut to the chase a little.

Guest Stars: Michu1918 (Miguel Belindro), The St. Berry Fairy (Amanda Taylor), James 1234 (Jack Taylor), and Paddykthedj21 (Paddy)


From the Sidelines

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Original air date: October 2, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: For every action, there is an equal and appropriate reaction, and that sentence couldn't be more true for the lives of Andy, Barrett, Desmond and Mike. Watch and learn just how one life can affect another, and, above all else, that everyone gets desperate from time to time.

Guest Stars: Dr. Sonya (Dr. Brad Sonya), BalkOfFame (Fraser Gale), DelfinoLivesOn (Mike), Andy1854 (Andy), Baker1000 (Barrett), Derpster01 (Desmond), Erry (Erwin)


Perfect Match

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Original air date: October 5, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: Ben and Liz may begin to regret the suddenness of their decision. Rena is assigned a task by Hugo which he is none too happy about. Annie and Brian's pre-wedding jitters begin to spiral out of control. Josh tries his luck online in finding a "perfect match". And with increasingly pressing orders from the Gales taking their toll on Ericson, the private inspector may be forced to make a rash move.

Guest Stars: Gabrielle4349 (Annie Hadland), ForeverDesperate (Lydia Ashdale), Nosh (Walter Ashdale), Matthewbrianc (Brian Matthews), The St. Berry Fairy (Amanda Taylor), Winniepooh566 (Dr. Reynolds), Betty Applewhite (Betty Grapeblack), James 1234 (Jack Taylor), Station7 (Victoria Lyons), and Game widow (Hugo Daniels)


And Suddenly We Say Goodbye

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Original air date: October 7, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: In light of recent events, Josh decides it's about time he came clean and requests that the others allow him to tell Dean the truth about Fraser. With Mary's addiction taken care of, Rena realizes that he must now deal with Miguel and his drunkenness. Joe prays for his friend's life, and the Gales are unhappy with Lyons' sloppy work, forcing him into an action that will certainly change the schoolboys' lives forevermore.

Guest Stars: ForeverDesperate (Lydia Ashdale), Nosh (Walter Ashdale), Michu1918 (Miguel Belindro), Gregaus (Greg Larkin), and Station7 (Victoria Lyons)


Run

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Original air date: October 10, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: The truth is out. The schoolboys are on the run. Each of their families is questioned. Their respective partners must hold up the fort back home, whilst they themselves must stick together in order to survive. Could this all fall apart before it even begins?

Guest Stars: Gabrielle4349 (Annie Hadland), JMsapphireZ (Bob Miller), ForeverDesperate (Lydia Ashdale), Nosh (Walter Ashdale), Matthewbrianc (Brian Matthews), Michu1918 (Miguel Belindro), Gregaus (Greg Larkin), Station7 (Victoria Lyons), Richard1990 (Lieutenant Richardson), and Tom Jacob (Captain Marius)


There's Nothing Left to Grasp

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Original air date: October 12, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: Rena, Josh and Joe find another place to hide, but living under constant threat of capture takes its toll on their friendship. Meanwhile, back in town, Ben is arrested for Fraser's murder and thrown in a cell, questioned constantly about his friends' whereabouts. And Lyons tries his best in order to locate those still on the run, with his mission reaching its peak soon enough.

Guest Stars: BalkOfFame (Fraser Gale), Winniepooh566 (Dr. Reynolds), Gregaus (Greg Larkin), Station7 (Victoria Lyons), and Richard1990 (Lieutenant Richardson)


No Way Out

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Original air date: October 14, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: Not being able to kill three innocent souls, Lyons continues to keep Rena, Joe and Josh chained up in a basement with no means of escape. Meanwhile, Ben is taken to court where he must try to prove that he acted alone and that his friends had nothing to do with the murder of Fraser Gale. And back in normality, Katie, Mary and Dean work together in order to find their respective lovers before Lyons does, terrified that they may be too late to save them.

Guest Stars: Gabrielle4349 (Annie Hadland), JMsapphireZ (Bob Miller), ForeverDesperate (Lydia Ashdale), Nosh (Walter Ashdale), Matthewbrianc (Brian Matthews), The St. Berry Fairy (Amanda Taylor), Rx4evr (William Swift), Winniepooh566 (Dr. Reynolds), Gregaus (Greg Larkin), James 1234 (Jack Taylor), Richard1990 (Lieutenant Richardson), Orsonhodge (Orson Michaels), Burke1364 (D.A. Sarah Burke), Steve50 (Judge Stevenson), Paddykthedj21 (Paddy), and Game widow (Hugo Daniels)


End of the Road

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Original air date: October 19, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: As Ben's trial nears its conclusion, he begins to worry more and more that he'll never see his friends and loved ones again. Locked up and beaten on Christmas Eve, Joe, Rena and Josh find a way to be productive when the evidence given to the police by Mary, Dean and Katie proves not to get them very far. Lyons' rage continues to spike, and everything's about to go down. Will the schoolboys see a Merry Christmas?

Guest Stars: Dr. Sonya (Dr. Brad Sonya), Gabrielle4349 (Annie Hadland), JMsapphireZ (Bob Miller), ForeverDesperate (Lydia Ashdale), Nosh (Walter Ashdale), Matthewbrianc (Brian Matthews), Michu1918 (Miguel Belindro), The St. Berry Fairy (Amanda Taylor), Gregaus (Greg Larkin), James 1234 (Jack Taylor), Station7 (Victoria Lyons), Richard1990 (Lieutenant Richardson), Daleylife (Jimmy), Orsonhodge (Orson Michaels), Burke1364 (D.A. Sarah Burke), and Steve50 (Judge Stevenson) Special: Bree Weston Lover (Joanna Manning)


The Parting of the Ways

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Original air date: October 26, 2013

Written by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Directed by: Jdg98 and Villain Fan

Plot Synopsis: All seems well as the wedding of Annie and Brian approaches; the schoolboys are back where they belong and everything is right with their lives. Ben takes a little detour on his way to the ceremony, watching someone who changed his life get what they deserve before he surprises Liz with a gift or two. Joe, while happy to have been reunited with his family, still feels like something's missing, much to Katie's dismay. When Mary puts forward an unexpected idea, Rena finds himself gaining advice from a highly unexpected source. Josh prepares to dance with Dean at the wedding, but still has doubts about who he truly is. Meanwhile, the Gales go ahead with their plan to put an end to the four friends' lives for good. And with things in Wiksteria coming to a close, rest assured that there's still time for drama: with one last wedding, one last proposal, one last kidnapping, one last disaster, one last funeral and one final goodbye. Desperate ever after.

Guest Stars: CelesteGleek (Valentina Thorn), AndrewVDK (Andrew Robinson), Desperatehousewives14fan (Jacob Smith), Gabrielle4349 (Annie Hadland), JMsapphireZ (Bob Miller), ForeverDesperate (Lydia Ashdale), Nosh (Walter Ashdale), RenaBOT (Rudolfo Abelho), Marcia123 (Christina Belindro), Michu1918 (Miguel Belindro), Matthewbrianc (Brian Matthews), The St. Berry Fairy (Amanda Taylor), Leoandpiper (Leonardo Ashdale), Girlrocks002 (Miss Harrison), Gregaus (Greg Larkin), Betty Applewhite (Betty Grapeblack), James 1234 (Jack Taylor), Station7 (Victoria Lyons), Daleylife (Jimmy), Orsonhodge (Orson Michaels), Burke1364 (D.A. Sarah Burke), Steve50 (Judge Stevenson), KiMO (Kimo), Paddykthedj21 (Paddy), DelfinoLivesOn (Mike), Andy1854 (Andy), Baker1000 (Barrett), Derpster01 (Desmond) with DoctorStrange (Henry Strange) and Game widow (Hugo Daniels) Special: Fleurism (Emma Swift), Gleekobsessed (Nick Williams), Bree Weston Lover (Joanna Manning), IceBerry (Theodore Manning), MissMayfair (Silvia Mayfair) with Blondetta (Ali Sword) and Lady Junky (Justine Abelho)