Season 5 Episodes

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Grave Danger

Season 5, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/19/2005
After learning that a member of their team has been kidnapped and buried alive, the two CSI teams come together to try to save one of their own.
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Season 5, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/12/2005
When a popular college basketball player doesn't turn up for a big game, a fellow dorm resident finds him and a pretty young student dead on a sleeping bag in his dorm room.
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Weeping Willows

Season 5, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/5/2005
Friction arises between Grissom and Catherine when she fails to disclose her knowledge of a murder suspect.
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Season 5, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/28/2005
When a brutal murder is committed at a state mental hospital, Grissom and Sara realize only a handful of residents and staff could be responsible for the killing.
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Hollywood Brass

Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/21/2005
Brass turns to Warrick and the LAPD to track down the killer of his estranged daughter's friend.
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Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/14/2005
A wild day in Las Vegas has the CSIs simultaneously investigating four fatalities.
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Spark of Life

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/31/2005
Grissom discovers a connection between the fiery suicide of a woman in the Vegas wilderness and the slaughter of an entire family in a suburban home.
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Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/10/2005
When a serial killer strikes again, the CSIs dig up evidence from a prior killing in the hopes of using new technology to make a match.
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Big Middle

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/24/2005
Grissom and his team search for a murderer at a convention for plus-sized people.
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King Baby

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/17/2005
When a well-known casino owner is found lifeless and stripped of clothing in his driveway, the CSI teams join forces to find the cause of death.
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Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/10/2005
When a Kodiak bear is found dead with its gall bladder carefully removed and the hunter lying dead nearby, the evidence suggests another person was involved in the murders.
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Nesting Dolls

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/3/2005
When two female corpses are uncovered in a new housing development construction area, the CSIs are led into the world of Russian mail-order brides.
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Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/13/2005
When a dead baby rattlesnake is found in the throat of a decapitated female head, the CSIs are thrust into the dangerous world of narcocorrido.
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Who Shot Sherlock?

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/6/2005
The CSIs investigate the murder of a Sherlock Holmes enthusiast in his perfectly re-created Victorian Era Baker Street study.
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No Humans Involved

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/9/2004
Tension rises as the CSI teams adjust to their new assignments while investigating two vastly different murders.
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Mea Culpa

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/25/2004
Ecklie puts the night shift on the hot seat when, after a murder trial is reopened to explore new forensic evidence, Grissom discovers a previously undetected fingerprint on a piece of evidence.
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Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/18/2004
The CSI team investigates a transgender woman found brutally stabbed and mutilated.
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Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/11/2004
The team investigates the death of a high school student and rushes to find her kidnapped classmate.
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What's Eating Gilbert Grissom?

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/4/2004
Grissom is haunted by the return of the blue paint serial killer that got away two years ago.
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Swap Meet

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/28/2004
The CSI team investigates a murder victim found floating in a gated community fountain after attending a neighborhood swingers party.
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Crow's Feet

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/21/2004
Catherine is called to the scene of an apparent death from Ebola, but the autopsy reveals the lesions on the female victim's skin are from cosmetic surgery.
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Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/14/2004
Grissom and his crew investigate the kidnapping of a 12-year old girl taken from a convenience-store parking lot while her older sister is inside.
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Down the Drain

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/7/2004
A man's badly twisted corpse is found in a city storm-drain tunnel following a severe thunderstorm, and the discovery leads to another disturbing finding: human bones that may have come from a murder victim.
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Viva Las Vegas

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/23/2004
A wild night in Las Vegas has the CSIs simultaneously investigating four fatalities.