The Fosters continues to quietly break barriers.
The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4 will thoughtfully expound upon its transgender storyline(s) when Callie and Aaron consider taking the next step in their relationship, and Cole returns for a visit.
The episode will also revisit Jesus' battle with impotency , Brandon's savior complex upon his ex-girlfriend's return, and Mariana's latest secret.
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S.W.A.K - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Callie and Aaron's physical chemistry is off the charts, and the pair continue to get closer to one another, but is Callie ready to take the next step with Aaron?
Miss Thang - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
STEAM club has shunned Mariana, and she is already feeling ostracized by Emma, her friends, and her twin. A new hobby should work wonders for her social life.Too bad she's keeping it a secret.
The Handyman - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Long time no see! Mike makes his first appearance of the season. He may not be Stef's husband anymore, but he's still a trusty handyman she can rely on, and he's always willing to lend a hand.
Exploring New Ground - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Callie is a loving and accepting person who is genuinely attracted to her new boyfriend, but this is the first relationship she's been in with a transgender male, and she's bound to have questions.
Fear Not - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Jesus has been feeling like the odd man out because of his struggles with his TBI. Now, he's painfully aware of the fact that his own mother is afraid of him sometimes. How will he process the news, and will he confront his mothers about it?
Stef Processing - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
It takes love and a whole lot of patience when it comes to handling a loved one's traumatic brain injury. It also calls for lending an ear and hearing them out. Jesus needs to feel like someone is listening.
Bumps and Bruises - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Mariana has officially joined the Latina Roller Derby team and she has the bruises and bumps to prove it. How long does she think she can hide the markings from her mothers?
Lying Here With You - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Aaron and Callie get super cozy on the bed together. Will they talk about their boundaries and whether or not they're going to take the next step in their relationship? We'll have to see.
Laundry Woes - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
In a house filled with teenagers, at the very least, they should be able to do their own laundry. Which kid is getting their freshly folded laundry hand delivered to their room via Stef? And why aren't they doing their own chores?
Mariana Exposed - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Lena slips into the bathroom while Mariana is examining her latest bruises. Lena is not a fan of contact sports and she will not be pleased when if/when she finds out about Mariana's secret hobby.
CoParenting Goals - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Mike and Stef are the ultimate co-parent goals. Hopefully, they're catching up with each other on because a lot has been going on. Could he be seeking advice about AJ? We haven't seen him in a while either.
Brightening Callie's Day - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Callie is smiling a lot more now that she's free of legal drama and dangerous situations. A little one-on-one time with Aaron seems to be brightening Callie's day and putting a smile on her face.
Love Trumps Fear - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Jesus is still reeling from overhearing Lena's confession to Stef. Maybe a little one-on-one time with Lena will help Jesus realize that no matter what, she will always love and support him.
Communication Is Crucial - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Communication is key in any relationship, especially a new romantic one. Callie and Aaron need to figure out what the next step in their relationship entails and whether or not they're ready for it.
Lazy Libido - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Jesus' medication is still affecting his sex drive, and he comes to Stef and Lena for help. No matter how uncomfortable the subject matter, he can always depend on his moms to help him through any obstacle.
Novel Love Affair - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Cole returns and hangs out with one of his closest friends from the group home, Callie. How will he react to Callie's new boyfriend being from the transgender community as well?
Who Hurt You? - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Lena notices the injuries Mariana has sustained from Roller Derby. She'll probably assume the worst, especially if Mariana doesn't 'fess up about joining and using Lena's signature to do it.
Calm Mom - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
Lena has admitted to being afraid of Jesus as a result of his violent outbursts. Unfortunately, those may not be going away anytime soon. As the friction between Brandon and Jesus comes to a boiling point, they may just come to blows.
Stef's Work Is Never Done - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
It has been a while since The Fosters has shown a classic one-on-one Ste and Brandon scene. With Brandon's ex, Courtney, popping up again and needing help, and Grace feeling jealous, will Brandon go to Stef for advice?
Too Fast - The Fosters Season 5 Episode 4
After near-death experiences, legal troubles, and so much more, it's nice to see Callie deal with simpler problems. Something along the lines of whether or not she's ready to have sex with her new boyfriend.