Those are just some of the spoilers you’ll find in ABC’s just-released May Sweeps release, the highlights of which are below.
May 7: “Always” (Season Finale)
When the murder of an Army veteran puts Beckett on the trail of the man who shot her, Castle must decide how much he’s willing to sacrifice to keep her safe. As secrets are revealed and feelings are put on the table, the lives of the detectives at the 12th Precinct may never be the same.
May 8: “Down South”
A hurricane blows into town, so that means it’s time for a hurricane party at Jules’ house. But there’s more than one storm brewing, as Travis wants to make a play for Laurie, now that she’s broken up her Skype romance with soldier Wade (guest star Edwin Hodge), and Jules is determined to keep them apart.
May 15: “Square One”
Grayson moves in with Jules after the hurricane damages his house, but the sudden togetherness makes them wonder if they’re going to make the same mistakes in their upcoming marriage that they made in their past relationships. Meanwhile, Ellie and Laurie bicker about which of them is the sexiest, dragging Travis into the argument, and Jules and Bobby dare each other to a “white shirt challenge” – to see who can wear the same while shirt longer without spilling something on it.
May 15: “It’ll All Work Out”
When Jules realizes that the cul-de-sac crew didn’t celebrate Thanksgiving together, she decides to celebrate the holiday, even though it’s spring. But the family spirit is shattered, in more ways than one, when Little Stan gets his hands on Big Carl and Jules questions Ellie’s parenting skills. Meanwhile, Travis struggles to write Jules’ wedding vows and asks Bobby and Laurie for help, and Grayson helps a nervous Andy practice for the annual pizza toss for candidates running for mayor.
May 29: “My Life/Your World” (Season Finale, Parts 1 and 2)
When Grayson complains that he’s living Groundhog Day because the gang shows up at the same time every day at Jules’ house, Jules asks for a Groundhog Day-themed bachelorette party — leaving Ellie and Laurie to explain the movie to her. Later, Grayson convinces Jules to elope to Napa… but the cul de sac crew happily tags along,
May 6: “The People Will Hear”
In the penultimate episode leading into the two-hour finale of this landmark series, as her trial nears, Bree begins to fall for her attorney, Trip (Scott Bakula); Susan becomes concerned when Julie doubts Porter’s commitment to be a hands-on father to their unborn baby; as Tom gets closer to being transferred to India for his job – thanks to Lynette – she begins to have second thoughts and tries to convince his boss to rescind the move; and the ladies are shocked about Gaby’s nonchalant attitude as Bree continues to stand trial and take the fall for Carlos in the murder of Alejandro.
May 13: “Give Me the Blame / Finishing the Hat” (Two-Hour Series Finale)
Trip begs Bree to tell him what really happened the night of Alejandro’s murder as her trial begins to go south and it looks like she’s about to be convicted; Gaby tries to come up with a solution that will take the burden off of Bree; Susan tries to keep the sale of her house private until she’s had a chance to break the news to the ladies; Katherine Mayfair (Dana Delany) returns to Wisteria Lane and offers Lynette an intriguing job opportunity – one that could end her chances of reconciling with Tom; the women all agree to take care of Mrs. McCluskey when they discover that she wants to die with dignity; Susan finds herself at wit’s end when Julie goes into labor at the most inopportune time; and Renee is shocked to discover that, as their wedding nears, Ben has been arrested and thrown in jail.
May 17: “Flight” (Season Finale)
Faced with a life threatening situation, the doctors must fight to stay alive while trying to save the lives of their peers; Bailey and Ben make a decision regarding their relationship; and Teddy is presented with a tempting offer. Meanwhile, Richard plans a special dinner for the residents.
May 23: “The Wedding” (Season Finale)
Frankie and Mike are surprised to receive an invitation to Mike’s brother Rusty’s fast approaching wedding. But their surprise turns to panic when they discover that he has listed the Heck house as the site of the ceremony. Meanwhile, Axl and his friends decide to become their own bosses and set out to form their own company to garner summer jobs, and Brick is upset with Mike when he finally accepts an invitation to a fellow student’s party but is not allowed to go because it falls on the same day as the wedding.
May 9: “Disneyland”
Nothing is more quintessential to good ol’ family fun than a trip to Disneyland — but not without a side of motion sickness, achy feet and a wayward toddler – when the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan hits the park! Phil tries to keep up with Luke, Claire’s shocked when they run into Dylan, Jay and Gloria disagree about what are sensible shoes for the day, and Mitch and Cam must contain Lily’s new affinity for running.
May 16: “Tableau Vivant”
It seems everyone has a bone to pick: Jay and Gloria get on each other’s nerves while trying to simply order lunch at their local diner; Phil is put in the position of having to fire Mitchell; Cam and Claire have opposing theories on how to discipline children; and Manny is upset with Luke for accepting an award under false pretenses – all of which spells trouble for Alex who is counting on them to all work together for a “living art” school project display.
May 23: “Baby on Board” (Season Finale)
It’s been an up-and-down emotional roller coaster for Mitch and Cam in their quest to adopt another child. Their latest ride has them bringing Gloria in tow as a translator, leaving Jay and Manny to look after Lily, who has a big dance recital coming up. Meanwhile Claire and Phil have a proud parenting moment when they send Alex off to her first prom, but then that is quickly marred with Haley’s shocking news of her future plans.
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May 13: “A Land Without Magic” (Season Finale)
Emma and Regina team together in order to find a way to save Henry’s life. Meanwhile, in the fairytale land that was, Prince Charming attempts to escape from the Evil Queen’s clutches in order to reunite with Snow White who, unbeknownst to him, has already taken a bite of the Queen’s poison apple.
May 8: “Drifting Back”
When a patient’s partner and father are heatedly divided on his health care, Pete makes a decision that impacts everyone, including himself; meanwhile, Jake offers strength and experience to Amelia when he suspects she’s being tempted to substance abuse, Sheldon and Violet treat a family concerned about the father’s new sexual appetite, and as baby Henry draws Addison and Sam closer, they struggle to define their relationship.
May 15: “Gone, Baby, Gone” (Season Finale)
When Amelia goes into labor, the Seaside doctors – even those she pushed away — come to her side as she faces the hardest decision of her life. Meanwhile, after Pete finds himself in life-changing trouble, he and Violet realize what they mean to one another, and Addison is faced with a choice.
May 16: “Grief”
A painful loss forges a stronger bond between Emily and Jack, Victoria forms a new alliance that could seal Conrad’s fate, and Charlotte sets out on a vendetta of her own with Declan as her target.
May 23: “Reckoning” (Season Finale)
With the end in sight, Emily fearlessly pushes forward, closing in on the final phases of her plan for revenge, while the Graysons continue their downward spiral into the rabbit hole of self-destruction. But a big, explosive event leaves much hanging in the balance, courses are altered and even more is left in question.
May 17: “Grant: For the People” (Season Finale)
When Quinn finds herself in a tragic and compromising position, Olivia and the team rush to her side; all the while, a reluctant Cyrus must turn to Olivia when Billy Chambers makes an announcement that shakes Fitz’s presidency to its’ core.
May 16: “The Motherload” (Season Finale)
Residents of Chatswin go all out in celebration of their moms, leaving a noticeable void for Tessa, while Dalia chooses to go to Israel without Dallas. Meanwhile George and Eden attend the Lerners’ baby shower, and Eden reacts to the endangered animal theme; Fred surprises Sheila with a special performance by her favorite solo artist, and Lisa makes a startling discovery.