Yellowstone’s Most Important Takeaways From Season 5’s Double-Ep Premiere, Including That Tragic Death

Many spoilers below for anyone who hasn’t yet watched Yellowstone‘s Season 5 premiere, “One Hundred Years Is Nothing,” and its follow-up, “The Sting of Wisdom,” so be warned!

Paramount Network kicked off Yellowstone‘s highly anticipated fifth season with a mega premiere that paired up the first two extended-length episodes, putting viewers right back into the hectic, swear-filled, and often deadly world of the Dutton family. They did indeed deliver quite a few stressful moments, more than enough F-bombs, and some unexpected deaths in each episode that will no doubt reverberate throughout the rest of this season and possibly into the franchise’s future.

Below, we’ve pulled out the six most important takeaways from the first two Season 5 installations, and will continue to do the same for the rest of the upcoming episodes, as Kevin Costner’s John Dutton continues his fight to hold onto his ranch on a larger scale than ever before.

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