Season 5 Episodes

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Season 5, Episode 22 - Air Date: 8/31/2009
Uncle Teddy appears surprisingly stoic after a staggering personal loss, but finally bursts at the seams and has the gang cornered.
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Season 5, Episode 21 - Air Date: 8/26/2009
Franco steps into the ring with one of Carla's friends;Tommy tends bar after a failed rescue leaves the crew in the dumps.
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Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 8/17/2009
Tommy has rocky encounters with Janet and Sheila, and an encounter with Kelly that isn't as rocky. Meanwhile, the guys go grocery shopping with the newly domesticated Lou.
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Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 8/10/2009
Damian receives an offer that unsettles Tommy; Lou discusses his upcoming wedding plans with Tommy and Needles.
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Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 8/4/2009
A no-nonsense woman, looking for a date, shows up at the firehouse talking trash; Janet offers Tommy an ultimatum; Needles and Lou concoct a battle of the sexes; Sean's medical condition moves lower on his body.
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Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 2/4/2009
The perfect party becomes a nightmare when a herd of brutish women infiltrate the bar. Tommy's love triangle reaches new heights.
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Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 7/20/2009
An outburst lands Tommy cleaning duty as a mysterious woman strolls through the firehouse; the Gavins confront Tommy about his alcoholism, but their plan does not unfold as expected.
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Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 7/13/2009
As Damien joins 62 Truck, Sheila reminds Tommy of his promise to watch out for him. Meanwhile, Janet gives Tommy guidelines for their relationship; the guys attend a memorial dedication for a firefighter who died on 9/11; and Sean is released from the hospital, vowing to live life "to the fullest.
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Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 7/6/2009
Franco has his first FDNY-tournament fight, and he and Carla (Tawny Cypress) have an encounter outside the gym; Candy cooks dinner for Lou; the guys have a surprise for Sean when they visit him in the hospital, and he has one for them.
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Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 6/29/2009
After dealing with a particularly horrific accident on the job, Tommy questions his feelings in a dream sequence with his dead father, brother and son, and Jimmy Keefe.
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Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 6/22/2009
The guys visit Sean in the hospital; Katy is home from school and wants a family dinner---one that includes Colleen and Black Shawn; and Lou and Tommy make a wager concerning the women in their lives.
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Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 6/12/2009
Though Tommy's pacts with Sheila and Janet have begun to unravel, there is one Gavin who remains sexually adventurous much to Tommy's chagrin.
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Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 6/9/2009
Tommy and Mike must find a way to mend their fences at work; Sheila tries to get Tommy to control his drinking with her leverage; Lou must relive an unpleasant memory; Franco heads back to the boxing ring; and Sean has his heart-to-heart talk with his mother.
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Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 6/2/2009
Tension runs high as Needles holds the guys accountable for their lack of judgment. Tommy steps up and takes responsibility for Damian's future in the firehouse.
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Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 5/25/2009
A late-night cleanup turns into a nightmare for Tommy when several unexpected visitors stop by the bar.
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Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 5/14/2009
Tommy and Janet attempt to survive a weekend together at Katy's new prep school. Meanwhile, Lou sees Tommy's absence as a way to move in on Genevieve.
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Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 5/11/2009
A personal milestone finds Tommy back at Ground Zero. Genevieve's perspective on 9/11 incenses Tommy, whereas Franco's point of view has more dire consequences.
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Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 7/21/2008
After a run in with Janet's brash new boyfriend, Tommy grows concerned about Katie's whereabouts. Sheila is finally able to come to terms with Jimmy's death as Damien makes the decision to follow in his father's footsteps.
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Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 4/27/2009
Tommy makes a shocking discovery regarding Jimmy's whereabouts on 9/11. Sheila takes drastic measures to purge the negative energy from her life as Sean's back pain gets worse.
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Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 4/21/2009
The calls from Tommy's AA sponsee increase as Tommy attempts to navigate a touchy issue with Colleen.
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Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 4/14/2009
An exotic visitor sparks mixed reactions in the firehouse. Tommy deals with the possibility of expulsion from the FDNY and a new sponsorship role in AA.
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Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 4/7/2009
Tommy copes with the loss of his father and a new man in Janet's life. Sheila finds a different way to deal with her issues while Sean, Franco, and Mike concoct a surefire way to get rich and laid.