Season 5 Episodes

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Pay Up

Season 5, Episode 25 - Air Date: 5/14/2009
When transferring Robert Dunbrook's son from prison to court, the NYPD is ambushed by a group of professional kidnappers who kill a member of the team and one of the CSI's lives hangs in the balance.
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Grounds For Deception

Season 5, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/13/2009
When Stella discovers that New Yorkers are being murdered over ancient Greek artifacts, she hands over her badge to follow a clue that leads to Greece and, together with Mac, she uncovers one of the greatest mysteries in history.
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Greater Good

Season 5, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/6/2009
Mac informs an ex-con that he served time for a crime he didn't commit, and Anna tells Danny "it's time" for the first CSI baby to be born.
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Season 5, Episode 22 - Air Date: 4/29/2009
The most exclusive jewelry auction of the year ends abruptly when an appraiser is killed during the event.
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The Past, Present and Murder

Season 5, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/15/2009
When a man falls 20 stories to his death, and his body goes missing after it hits the ground, with no body to process, the CSI's must treat this strange development as a missing persons case.
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Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/8/2009
While investigating the shooting of a voice coach in an empty theater, Stella realizes that the crime scene is oddly familiar and staged.
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Communication Breakdown

Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 3/25/2009
When a Native American chief is shot on the subway, the CSIs struggle to translate which one of the several foreign suspects may have caused his death.
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Point of No Return

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/18/2009
When the wife of a former medical examiner is found murdered, a white powder found at the scene provides the CSIs with a major lead in tracking the killer when it is discovered that the powder is heroin made from human bodies.
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Green Piece

Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/11/2009
A lethal pipe-bomb blows a Manhattan townhouse and valuable evidence to pieces, forcing the CSIs to get creative in reconstructing the damaged clues that ultimately lead to the bomber.
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No Good Deed

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/25/2009
When a buzzard flying over Manhattan drops a human eyeball from its claw, the race is on to find the body it belongs to before the avian saboteur flies away with the rest of the evidence.
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The Party's Over

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/18/2009
When the Deputy Mayor's dead body falls from the ceiling, along with hundreds of balloons, at a charity fundraiser, Stella and her date find themselves in the middle of the crime scene and Mac goes head to head with Robert Dunbrook.
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She's Not There

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/11/2009
A Russian tourist is found stabbed to death and the CSIs come face to face with the frightening realities of human trafficking.
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Rush to Judgment

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/21/2009
The CSIs must piece together a human jigsaw puzzle when a beloved wrestling coach's severed body parts are found buried throughout the city.
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Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/14/2009
Young brides-to-be fight over a killer dress at the biggest wedding gown sale of the year and one of the shoppers winds up dead.
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Forbidden Fruit

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/17/2008
Mac runs into Ella McBride who could cost him time in figuring out if Isabelle Vaughn died by eating the miracle fruit.
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The Triangle

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/10/2008
The team is forced to investigate two crimes at once when a mysterious energy field seems to be the cause of a billionaire's disappearance and the death of his limo driver.
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The Box

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/26/2008
A woman is found in an auto wrecking yard and a man is found in a trunk, two separate cases for the CSI team to investigate.
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My Name is Mac Taylor

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/19/2008
In the one hundredth episode of CSI: NY Mac faces his most deadly foe yet. There is a serial killer loose in New York City killing people with the name Mac Taylor making Mac a target.
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Dead Inside

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/12/2008
The team investigates the brutal murder of a house relocator who was found dead inside a Victorian house that he was about to move from Staten Island to The Upper East Side.
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Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/5/2008
Three drug dealers set to stand trial are found dead in separate places. They were all trying to get rid of witnesses in their crime, but it looks like someone got them first.
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The Cost of Living

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/29/2008
The CSI team investigates the shooting death of an archaeologist whose secret life may have caught up to him.
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Sex, Lies and Silicone

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/22/2008
The team investigates the puzzling death of a woman named Elaine Steele. To solve the case, the team must look for a life size silicone doll.
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Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/8/2008
When a supposed air marshal is murdered on a flight to the District of Columbia, Mac searches the plane for the killer and the murder weapon.
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Page Turner

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/1/2008
A series of deaths from radiation poisoning may be related to a deadly tome in the New York library.
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Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/24/2008
Picking up where the season 4 finale left off. The team is investigating the death of a woman named Lauren Santana whom is linked to the bank robbery.