Wayward Pines - Season 1, Episode 5 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Truth



Critic Consensus: "The Truth" delivers a jaw dropping twist, even though the big revelation raises just as many questions as it answers.

Episode Info

Ethan ventures outside of Wayward Pines and his shocked by what he discovers; Theresa shows up to her first day of work and meets with a client who seems to share her feelings for the town; and Megan Fisher teaches Ben the truth about where he's living.


Matt Dillon
as Ethan Burke
Carla Gugino
as Kate Hewson
Melissa Leo
as Nurse Pam
Terrence Howard
as Sheriff Pope
Toby Jones
as Dr. Jenkins
Reed Diamond
as Harold Ballinger
Shannyn Sossamon
as Theresa Burke
Charlie Tahan
as Ben Burke
Tim Griffin
as Adam Hassler
Hope Davis
as Megan Fisher
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Critic reviews for The Truth

This episode was titled "The Truth," and apparently we learned the truth. But this can't be the truth,. None of this is the truth, and if it is the truth then the truth is dumb.

June 13, 2015 | Full Review…

"The Truth," with its conceit of Wayward Pines' radical time leap/people in suspended animation was completely brilliant and I give it two thumbs way, way up.

June 13, 2015 | Full Review…

This was the week the Truth Hammer came down on Wayward Pines: secrets behind the weird town were revealed, and now you have to decide if you're excited and willing to go along for the rest of this bumpy ride.

June 13, 2015 | Full Review…

This week's episode, simply called "The Truth," delivers exactly what its title suggests - answers. Well, perhaps not all of the answers we were hoping for, but definitely enough to keep our appetites up in face of the upcoming two-week hiatus.

June 13, 2015 | Full Review…

By weaving the narrative through all three perspectives (Theresa, Ethan and Ben), viewers were masterfully taken through the history of Wayward Pines and how it came to be.

June 13, 2015 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Here's a new Wayward Pines question: Do answers help if they seem, well, stupid?

June 13, 2015 | Full Review…

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