The Fifth Season and final of the Showtime drama series Queer as Folk aired from the twenty-second of May to the seventh of August in 2005. It is made up of thirteen episodes and concluded with a special episode containing interviews of the cast and crew.
The season begins with Justin living in Hollywood indefinitely, causing Brian to turn his attention to a risky real estate investment; Babylon. His club-going lifestyle becomes an issue with Michael and Ben, who are considering a life in the suburbs. Melanie and Lindsay surprise everyone with the news of their split, and enter into an intense three-way battle with Michael over the custody of their daughter. Ted fights aging with an extreme makeover.