Season 5 Episodes

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Dead Man's Hand

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 12/21/2009
Capt. Raydor (special guest star Mary McDonnell) approaches Major Crimes about delicately looking into a possible case of spousal abuse involving one of her female officers.
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Make Over

Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 12/14/2009
The conviction of a woman found guilty of poisoning a banker is overturned when a laboratory essential to proving the case comes under scrutiny.
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The Life

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 12/7/2009
When an adolescent boy is found murdered where members of the Tres Colores gang frequently spend time, the subsequent murders of two more gang members point Brenda and the team to gang warfare.
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Waivers Of Extradition

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 8/24/2009
When a serial killer's spree crosses from Texas to California, Brenda must work with Detective Curt Landry, her Texan equivalent.
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Maternal Instincts

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 8/17/2009
Caught in the crossfire of a shootout, two people end up dead and one remains in critical condition.
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Smells Like Murder

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 8/10/2009
The team digs through several suspects that surface after a man's body is found inside an oversized box.
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Identity Theft

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 8/3/2009
Brenda must reopen the case of a murdered psychiatrist when the man claiming to have committed the crime gives a statement that doesn't quite match the actual events.
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Elysian Fields

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 7/28/2009
When a man believed to have murdered two young women is found dead in Elysian Fields, evidence points to his victims' families.
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Strike Three

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 7/20/2009
A high-profile shoot-out has left two policemen and a teenage boy dead leads to numerous mysteries spinning around the case.
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Tapped Out

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 7/13/2009
When an internet matchmaker is murdered, the team finds themselves investigating the matchmaker's early-stage television show.
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Half Loaded

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 7/6/2009
When a reformed gang member is murdered, the case takes the team back to a familiar neighborhood where they find themselves unwelcomed.
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Walking Back the Cat

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 6/29/2009
Once again working with Fritz and the FBI, the team helps get to the bottom of a murder which occurred amidst a drug ring investigation.
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Red Tape

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 6/22/2009
Sgt. Gabriel comes under investigation for shooting a homicide suspect when the facts don't add up. The internal investigation gets in the way of the original murder investigation, leaving the entire team tied up in knots.
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Blood Money

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 6/15/2009
Brenda and the team are called in to investigate the questionable disappearance of a shady financial investor.
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Products of Discovery

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 6/8/2009
While investigating the homicide of an entire family, the team once again finds themselves entangled in an FBI case.