About the show:
A drama series following two affluent Savannah families and a neighboring impoverished clan. In Savannah, Ga., the Cryer family is the enviable face of success and wealth. At least that’s how it appears from the outside. But within the walls of the family’s opulent mansion, dysfunction and double lives threaten to destroy the Cryers’ world of privilege.
The family’s patriarch, Jim, is a powerful judge with political ambitions that are put at risk by his double life that includes affairs with high-priced escorts. Jim’s wife, Katheryn, is willing to do whatever it takes to protect her family’s status while playing the role of a loving and dutiful wife.
Son Wyatt is a troubled jock who continuously goes in and out of rehab, and daughter Amanda is a struggling law student who has unknowingly befriended a woman, Candace Young, who has the power to ruin the entire family and also happens to be the estranged daughter of the Cryers’ maid, Hanna. When manipulative Candace realizes that she is Jim’s escort, she sees that as an opportunity of a lifetime.
On The Haves & the Have Nots Season 5 Episode 1 – “Afraid of Flames”, Hanna mourns after a deadly shooting; Candace rejects Benny’s pleas to help her; Veronica and Melissa find themselves in danger. You can watch the full episode below.