'Dr Pimple Popper' Season 5: Release date, plot, host and all you need to know about TLC’s transformational show

'Dr Pimple Popper' Season 5: Release date, plot, host and all you need to know about TLC’s transformational show
Dr Sandra Lee aka Dr Pimple Popper (Getty Images)

Back by popular demand, new episodes of fan-favorite Dr. Pimple popper will premiere on TLC with a holiday-themed special, ‘Dr. Pimple Popper: Season’s Squeezings’, and settle into its new timeslot the following week with all-new episodes showcasing some of the most outrageous cases yet.

The show takes the viewers on an emotional journey as patients finally fall in love with themselves as they get rid of their insecurities once they meet Dr. Sandra Lee. 

Release Date:

The show premieres on Monday, December 28 at 9 pm ET/PT.


The new season will feature Dr. Lee’s most challenging cases to date, which were introduced in ‘Before The Pop’, which aired earlier this year and focused on telemedicine appointments due to the pandemic. Now, armed with her splash mask and sensitive bedside manner, Dr. Lee will roll up her sleeves and prepare to take on those cases and others, with the hope of helping them to lead lives free of embarrassment while giving them a boost of self-confidence.


Some of the cases this season are so extreme, Dr. Lee teams up with specialists in order to provide the best outcome possible. Some examples of what viewers will see in these episodes are an adorable eight-year-old girl—the youngest patient yet on the series—with an extreme case of psoriasis who would like to be a dermatologist when she grows up; a man with severe keloids on the back of his head and scalp that are so challenging, it will take two doctors and, an incredibly rare case of nevus sebaceous that covers much of a woman’s face.



Dr. Sandra Lee attends the Critics' Choice Real TV Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Dr. Sandra Lee, one of America’s top dermatologists, as well as an Instagram and YouTube sensation, as she treats patients with unusual skin conditions and helps them to lead a life free of embarrassment – one needle, pop, and scalpel at a time.



The trailer for Season 5 is not out yet. MEAWW will update the article when it's released. 

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