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"The Killer Final Season!"
—The HTGAWM final season slogan

This page is dedicated to the sixth and final season of ABC's How to Get Away with Murder. The series was renewed for a sixth season on May 10, 2019, by ABC.[2] On July 11, 2019, it was annouced that this season would be the show's last.[1]

Season Summary


This season follows Professor Annalise Keating's (Viola Davis) class through their final semester in law school – while the deception, fear and guilt binding Professor Keating to her students prove deadlier than ever.[3]


For a breakdown of the characters' appearances, check here.
For a list of all of the cast and crew members, check here.


Guest Starring

Episodic Cast






No. Title Directed by Written by Airdate Viewers (million)
1 "Say Goodbye" Stephen Cragg Sarah L. Thompson September 26, 2019 2.43[4]
Say Goodbye.png Annalise struggles with the personal toll that Laurel and Christopher's disappearance has taken on everyone. Meanwhile, the remaining Keating 4, Oliver, Frank and Bonnie disagree on the possible reasons behind Laurel's disappearance. Tegan handles the aftermath of Emmett's apparent poisoning, and Gabriel wants to take his budding relationship with Michaela to the next level.
2 "Vivian's Here" Mike Smith Michael Russo October 3, 2019 2.56[5]
Vivian's Here.png As Michaela, Asher and Connor gear up for their last semester of law school, they take on a weighty case involving an illegal immigrant who wants asylum. Meanwhile, Michaela boycotts going to class after a blowup with Annalise about her father. Elsewhere, in an unexpected confrontation, Annalise learns a shocking truth that makes her question everything she thought she knew.
3 "Do You Think I'm a Bad Man?" Catriona McKenzie Daniel Robinson October 10, 2019 2.23[6]
Do You Think I'm a Bad Man.png After Michaela’s courtroom tactics do more harm than help, Annalise draws on memories of Sam to guide Michaela back to the winning path. Meanwhile, Connor bites off more than he can chew in his effort to reunite a family, forcing Tegan to call in a favor and fix his mess. Frank enlists Oliver’s help to follow a lead on Laurel; and Gabriel learns new information about Michaela’s birth father.
4 "I Hate the World" Scott Printz Matthew Cruz October 17, 2019 2.10[7]
I Hate the World.png The FBI continues to interrogate Connor which leads him to panic under the pressure. Meanwhile, Annalise, Tegan and the students defend a woman accused of violating a disabled man’s civil rights for developing a dating app that discriminates against him. Elsewhere, Bonnie helps Nate get more intel on Tegan while Michaela and Gabriel travel to New York to track down her father.
5 "We're All Gonna Die" Felix Alcala Sara Rose Feinberg October 24, 2019 2.25[8]
We're All Gonna Die.png During therapy, a young Annalise is forced to acknowledge a very emotional and pivotal reality that makes her admit a hard truth. Meanwhile, a brutally beaten Frank returns home with a secret to share about Laurel’s disappearance. Elsewhere in an attempt to get to know her father, Michaela accepts an offer to work alongside him but quickly learns that it’s not all that it’s cracked up to be.
6 "Family Sucks" Laura Innes Vanessa James Benton October 31, 2019 2.16[9]
6Poster5.png Annalise intervenes in Michaela’s relationship with her father and asks for his help in return. Because Nate still doesn’t trust Tegan, he attempts to get in good with someone who was once close to her. After Asher reunites and has an unpleasant conversation with his estranged mother, he shares a meaningful moment with Michaela. Elsewhere, Connor finally learns why he was originally picked for the Keating 5.
7 "I'm the Murderer" Lily Mariye Laurence Andries November 7, 2019 2.21[10]
I'm the Murderer.png Gabriel is first chair on a case defending a teacher involved in a school shooting, and this case hits particularly close to home for both Gabriel and Annalise. Elsewhere, Annalise attempts to discourage Tegan from her new quest to right a wrong, all while Oliver makes a shocking confession.
8 "I Want to Be Free" Alrick Riley Hadi Nicholas Deeb November 14, 2019 2.28[11]
I Want to Be Free.png After taking the stand during Nate Senior’s murder trial, Bonnie’s world is turned upside down when a mysterious accident leads her to a hard realization. Meanwhile, the students compete for a large cash bonus during the final exam where they must come up with the best defense for a conspiracy-to-murder charge.
9 "Are You the Mole?" Stephen Cragg Maisha Closson November 21, 2019 2.16[12]
Are You the Mole.png On the eve of graduation, Oliver gifts Connor, Michaela and Asher something unexpected. At the dean’s cocktail party, Annalise learns disturbing news. Later, Michaela receives a surprise phone call, and the FBI informant is finally revealed.
10 "We're Not Getting Away With It" Sheelin Choksey Tess Leibowitz April 2, 2020 2.91[13]
We're Not Getting Away With It.png Annalise's disappearance is uncovered, and the fallout affects everyone. Following Asher's death, Michaela and Connor are booked on murder charges and forced to make the most difficult decision of their lives. Bonnie reveals a secret about Tegan, and Gabriel becomes a potential murder suspect.
11 "The Reckoning" DeMane Davis Inda Craig-Galvan April 9, 2020 2.78[14]
The Reckoning.png Annalise's disappearance leads to panic and paranoia as Michaela and Connor consider taking a deal in their cases. All the while anxious, everyone mourns Asher's death as Gabriel holds on to key details about his murder.
12 "Let's Hurt Him" Janice Cooke Daniel Robinson &
Matthew Cruz
April 16, 2020 2.81[15]
Let's Hurt Him.png Annalise is forced to fight for her life while Gabriel approaches Michaela, Connor and Oliver with a theory about Sam’s murder. Frank and Bonnie have a heart-to-heart.
13 "What If Sam Wasn't the Bad Guy This Whole Time?" Dawn Wilkinson Ricardo C. Lara April 30, 2020 2.77[16]
What If Sam Wasn't the Bad Guy This Whole Time.png Annalise learns unexpected and shocking details about Sam’s past. Meanwhile, Connor and Michaela feel the pressure when the FBI learns there is new evidence in the case; and Frank and Bonnie’s history is explored, revealing what originally fractured their relationship.
14 "Annalise Keating Is Dead" John Terlesky Sarah L. Thompson & Tess Leibowitz May 7, 2020 2.70[17]
Annalise Keating Is Dead.png Annalise's murder trial has arrived, but Tegan's history complicates her role as counsel. While Nate visits Jorge Castillo in prison with a proposition, news breaks about Xavier. Bonnie works to help Annalise use Hannah Keating's past as blackmail.
15 "Stay" Stephen Cragg Pete Nowalk May 14, 2020 3.20[18]
Stay.png Annalise discovers there’s a surprise witness that threatens her case. Meanwhile, Connor tries to persuade the K3 to go along with a new plan. Elsewhere, a lie between Frank and Bonnie threatens their relationship as Annalise’s killer is finally revealed.

Notes and Trivia





  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "#HTGAWM #FinalSeason #ThankYou (@petenowalk)" - Twitter Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "ending" defined multiple times with different content
  2. How To Get Away With Murder - Renewed for a 6th Season - SpoilerTV
  4. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 26th September 2019" - SpoilerTV
  5. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 3rd October 2019" - SpoilerTV
  6. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 10th October 2019" - SpoilerTV
  7. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 17th October 2019" - SpoilerTV
  8. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 24th October 2019" - SpoilerTV
  9. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 31st October 2019" - SpoilerTV
  10. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 7th November 2019" - SpoilerTV
  11. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 14th November 2019" - SpoilerTV
  12. "Final Adjusted TV Ratings for Thursday 21st November 2019" - SpoilerTV
  13. "Ratings for Thursday 2nd April 2020" - SpoilerTV
  14. "Ratings for Thursday 9th April 2020 - Network Prelims, Finals and Cable Numbers Posted" - SpoilerTV
  15. "Ratings for Thursday 16th April 2020 - Network Prelims, Finals and Cable Numbers Posted" - SpoilerTV
  16. "Ratings for Thursday 30th April 2020" - SpoilerTV
  17. "Ratings for Thursday 7th May 2020" - SpoilerTV
  18. "Ratings for Thursday 14th May 2020" - SpoilerTV
  19. "ABC Announces Fall Schedule 2019" - SpoilerTV
  20. "September 26th, get ready for a killer final season #HTGAWM 🗡️💣🔥 (@petenowalk)" - Twitter
  21. "#HTGAWM S6 starts filming in a week! 🎉 #July15 #TGIT @violadavis (@fyeahtgawm)" - Twitter
  22. "Production Dates - Various Shows" - SpoilerTV
  23. "Last First Day of #HTGAWM 😭❤️#TheKillerFinalSeason #TGIT @HowToGetAwayABC (@fyeahtgawm)" - Twitter
  24. "First day realness. #somuchtalentinonescene #htgawm (@petenowalk)" - Twitter
  25. "@amirahvann’s first day filming #HTGAWM S6 yesterday 😍✨@HowToGetAwayABC (@fyeahtgawm)" - Twitter
  27. "How to Get Away With Murder - Episode 6.01 - Say Goodbye - Press Release" - SpoilerTV
  28. "Read Thru @HowToGetAwayABC #season6 #ep602 #GreatToBeBack (@SmithSmitherrs)" - Twitter
  29. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named mike
  30. "Behind the scenes 😍🎬 ep #602 #HTGAWM #bts @violadavis @RomeTrumain (@fyeahtgawm)" - Twitter