Season 5 Episodes

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Ghost of My Child

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 5/4/2008
In the season finale, a drug addict mother, who lost her son in an apartment fire in 2005, comes forth claiming she just saw the same child in the park.
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Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/27/2008
The team re-opens the case of a woman who allegedly committed suicide in 1962 when the victim's granddaughter comes forth with evidence that the note found on the death scene -- then thought to be the suicide note -- was not written in the victim's handwriting.
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Bad Reputation

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 4/13/2008
When a severed hand is discovered at the scene of a drug bust, the team re-opens the 1997 case of a convicted criminal who was thought to be on the run from authorities all these years.
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The Road

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 4/6/2008
The team re-investigates the suspected 2007 murder of a bride-to-be who was kidnapped on the day of her engagement party.
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Andy in C Minor

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 3/30/2008
After traces of blood linked back to a missing teen are found, the team re-investigates the 2006 case of a boy who disappeared from a high school for deaf children.
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Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/17/2008
The team re-opens the 1998 case of a murdered 17-year-old girl when her father is arrested for beating another child.
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Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/6/2008
The team re-opens the 1999, 2001, and 2003 pipe bombing incidents that killed two and blinded one victim.
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Family 8108

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/9/2007
The team re-investigates the 1945 murder of a Japanese-American family man who was persecuted in his neighborhood following the Pearl Harbor attack.
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Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/25/2007
The team re-opens the 1982 case of a well-liked young man who was shot to death after being accused of date rape by several female college students.
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Boy Crazy

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/18/2007
The team re-opens the 1963 case of teenage girl who was then thought to have committed suicide. Now, new evidence leads them to believe the girl might have been murdered for acting and dressing like a boy.
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It Takes a Village

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/11/2007
When the body of a newly missing boy is found in a cargo container along with the remains of three other victims who vanished in 1999-2003, the team realizes they're dealing with a serial killer.
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World's End

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/4/2007
When human remains are discovered at the bottom of a well, the team opens the 1938 case of a housewife who went missing the night of Orson Welles' radio broadcast of War of the Worlds.
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Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/28/2007
The team re-opens the 2002 case of a 14-year-old math whiz whose half-brother exploited his unusual talents: card counting and safe cracking.
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Thick as Thieves

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/21/2007
The team re-opens the 1989 case of an unidentified Jane Doe when she dies in the hospital, after being comatose since the day she was shot 18 year ago.
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Devil Music

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/14/2007
The team re-investigates the 1953 case of a talented 19-year-old rock'n'roll singer when new evidence comes forth, suggesting he wasn't killed in the place where his body was found.
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Running Around

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/7/2007
When the victim's younger sister comes looking for her, the team re-opens the 2006 case of a missing Amish girl who was murdered while she was in Philadelphia experiencing the Amish rite of passage called "rumspringa".
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That Woman

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/30/2007
After a piece of clothing belonging to a murder victim is found, the team re-opens the 1998 case of a high school girl who had a reputation for being promiscuous.
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Thrill Kill

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/23/2007
Recovered from the shooting, Lilly wants to convince her boss that she's ready to get back to work. The team re-opens the 1994 case of three 10-year-old kids who were beaten to death when Lilly suspects the teens convicted of the killings may have been wrongfully incarcerated.