|Season 5, Episode 1 (29)|
|Air date||November 2020|
|Unthinkable||Good News For People Who Like Bad News|
PART 1 OF 4: A LOOK INTO BARACHIEL'S PAST- With Meredith out of commission, Henrietta takes it upon herself to look into Barachiel, who has proven herself to be no ally of the Organization over the past year. As the renegade angel launches her long-awaited plan of revenge against The Fold, Aurora looks to get into Meredith's good graces. Elsewhere, Arnora returns and Hesediel forces the team to get involved in angel business.
- Olivia Wilde as Celine Laurent
- Andrew Lees as Silas
- Amy Acker as Marie Ayer
- Jessica Harmon as Barachiel (flashbacks)
- Timothy Omundson as Cain (flashbacks)
- Eliza Taylor as Ophelia Sulez
- Leslie-Anne Huff as Rayna Cruz
- Jenna Coleman as Arnora
- Jessy Schram as Abaddon
- Mouzam Makkar as Alexandria St. John
- Alycia Debnam-Carey as Carmilla Karnstein
- with Dianna Agron as Hesediel
- and Laura Vandervoort as Patricia Moran
- Antagonists: Barachiel, Silas, Arnora
- This episode is Barachiel-centric. This is the first episode focusing on a recurring character.
- A time jump of 15 months places this episode in October 2014.