Season 5 Episodes

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It’s a Crazy Life, But It’s Our Life

Season 5, Episode 23 - Air Date: 11/23/2009
Jon and Kate sit down to talk about the recent events in their family life. Later on, the kids join Kate on a visit to the dairy farm.
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Never Before Seen

Season 5, Episode 22 - Air Date: 11/16/2009
Share never before seen moments with Kate Gosselin, as she goes through footage like her 10th wedding anniversary and her book tour.
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Gymnastics and Baseball

Season 5, Episode 21 - Air Date: 11/16/2009
For the Gosselin kids, it's time for some sporty fun! Kate enrolls all the kids in gymnastics classes and the tumbling begins.
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Viewers' Top Moments

Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 11/9/2009
Kate Gosselin counts down the highlights of the show, as chosen by viewers.
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You Ask, Kate Answers

Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 10/26/2009
On this special episode, Kate Gosselin addresses questions from the viewers. This time, she discusses the show's future by herself.
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Butterflies & Water Rockets

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 10/19/2009
Kate and the little girls head south for some all-girls fun in Florida. When they explore the world's largest butterfly house, Kate learns they have more than just butterflies.
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School Days

Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 10/12/2009
It's time to go back to school and this year, for the first time, all eight of the Gosselin children are heading to the classroom.
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Time to Organize!

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 10/5/2009
Kate has always had a love for organization, but with such a full schedule and a house full of kids, she's had less and less time to organize.
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Tea Party

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 9/28/2009
Kate's ready for some good old fashioned girl time! The girls spend a special afternoon out with Mommy taking a relaxing carriage ride and having tea at a local tearoom.
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Farm to Table

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 9/21/2009
In preparation for a family dinner, Kate takes the kids on a special trip to visit Henry, an Amish farmer and friend who has often supplied their family with fresh produce.
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Movie & A Catch

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 9/14/2008
While Kate's at home with the kids, she decides to have another movie night, but this time they're taking it outside in their own backyard!
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Dude Ranch and Dress Up

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 8/31/2009
Kate and the boys head out west to experience life on a real dude ranch, complete with cowboy boots and hats!
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Battleships & Barbers

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 8/17/2009
While away, Kate's planned a special day with the boys and takes them to explore the USS North Carolina battleship.
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Beach & Kitchen Revival

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 8/10/2009
While Jon oversees the installation of new cabinets in the kitchen, Kate and the kids get into some fun in the sun at the beach.
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Camping Out

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 8/3/2009
With the warm summer weather and a backyard at their feet, the Gosselin kids are anxious to get outside and spend a night camping out.
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Renovations & Vacations

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 8/3/2009
With eight growing kids, the kitchen has always been a critical room in the Gosselin household. Though the family finally has the kitchen space they've long needed, they need to revamp their cabinets to maximize space and efficiency.
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Jon & Kate Plus 8: The First 10 Years

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 6/29/2009
Jon and Kate have always been committed to documenting their lives, even before their popular television series.
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Houses & Big Changes

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 6/22/2009
Changes are happening at the Gosselin home. Not only are the kids getting new play houses, but bigger changes are happening in their lives.
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Bikes & Trikes

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 6/15/2009
Two very different families are meeting for the first time when the guys from Orange County Choppers (of TLC's American Chopper ) arrive at the Gosselin home.
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Bam! 100th episode

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 6/8/2009
To celebrate the 100th episode, Emeril Lagasse stops by the Gosselin home for cooking lessons with the entire family.
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Sun, Seashells and Scrapes

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 6/1/2009
While Kate and Mady share some relaxing mother-daugher time in San Diego, Jon hangs with the other seven children back at home.
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Kate's Birthday Surprise

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 6/1/2009
The kids have a special surprise in store for Kate's birthday, and they're soliciting the help of professional baker Duff Goldman!
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Turning 5 & the Future!

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 5/25/2009
When we last saw Jon and Kate, they were on different pages. Where are they now? In this one-hour, up-close-and-personal season premiere, side by side, Jon and Kate address what the future holds for their family.