The fifth season of the American animated comedy television series Regular Show, created by J. G. Quintel, originally aired on Cartoon Network in the United States. Quintel originally created the series' pilot using characters from his comedy shorts for the cancelled anthology series The Cartoonstitute. He developed Regular Show from his own experiences in college, while several of its main characters originated from his animated shorts The Naïve Man from Lolliland and 2 in the AM PM. Following the success of its fourth season, Regular Show was renewed for a fifth season on November 1, 2012. The season premiered on September 2, 2013. Regular Show 's season 5 was storyboarded and written by Calvin Wong, Toby Jones, Andres Salaff (who left to become a supervising director on Adventure Time), Madeline Queripel, Benton Connor, Hilary Florido (who moved on following this season to work on Steven Universe), Sarah Oleksyk, Minty Lewis, Ryan Pequin and Owen Dennis. The season aired the first episodes called "Laundry Woes" and "Silver Dude". This season contains a half-hour Halloween special entitled "Terror Tales of the Park III" that aired on October 21, 2013, a half-hour Thanksgiving episode titled "The Thanksgiving Special" that aired on November 25, 2013, and a half-hour special based on the character Skips named "Skips' Story" that aired on April 14, 2014.