Season 5 Episodes

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Season 5, Episode 22 - Air Date: 12/4/1996
As the roommates get ready to leave the Miami house, Cynthia receives a job offer in Miami that she can't pass up.
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None of Your Business

Season 5, Episode 21 - Air Date: 11/27/1996
With only days left before the deadline to start a business, Flora decides to pursue a coffee shop concept in addition to the dessert delivery service.
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Everyone Gets the Jackson

Season 5, Episode 20 - Air Date: 11/20/1996
Every time Sarah's friend, Hank Jackson, visits Miami, things get a little crazy. This time he's brought a home movie that he shot on his last visit, and he screens it for the roommates.
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Nature Calls

Season 5, Episode 19 - Air Date: 11/13/1996
Cynthia, Dan, Joe, Mike and Sarah take a camping vacation on a desert island in the Bahamas--""roughing it"" with a gourmet cook and deluxe gear.
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Liars and Lovers

Season 5, Episode 18 - Air Date: 11/6/1996
The roommates continue to spin around in their orbits, the pull of each personality influencing all the others.
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...Lies, and Videotape

Season 5, Episode 17 - Air Date: 10/30/1996
There's a full moon over the Miami house, bringing sexual tension between the roommates to a head. Mike brings home a waitress for some fun in the Jacuzzi, and the two are joined by Melissa.
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Why Do Fools Fall in Love?

Season 5, Episode 16 - Air Date: 10/23/1996
Flora and Cynthia get into a spat when the dog bites Cynthia. Cynthia misses ""real"" people: her family and the neighborhood in Oakland.
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A Class Act

Season 5, Episode 15 - Air Date: 10/16/1996
Joe finds himself about to fail the one class that stands between him and an MBA from Fordham University in New York.
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Season 5, Episode 14 - Air Date: 10/9/1996
Business matters are coming to a halt. Joe and Flora are getting frustrated because no one else is doing any work, and they can't seem to make the decisions necessary to commit to a business.
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Meet The Renzis!

Season 5, Episode 13 - Air Date: 10/2/1996
Dan is unnerved about his parents coming to Miami for a visit, but is surprised to discover that they are suddenly very accepting of his lifestyle.
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Act Out

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 9/25/1996
Melissa hasn't been herself lately and has been rude and condescending to everyone. She insults Sarah's friend even before they are formally introduced.
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Dependence Day

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 9/18/1996
Sarah's outside world collides with her world at home, thrusting the house into chaos. Flora gets fed up when three kids from the inner city come over for a visit and wreak havoc as they explore the house.
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Act Up!

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 9/11/1996
Joe and Nicki are in turmoil again. The roommates are concerned when Joe mysteriously disappears. When he returns, the two lovebirds are blissfully happy and vow to never again face such a crisis.
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Say It Ain't so Joe

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 9/4/1996
Nicole visits the house. The roommates are shocked when they see how gigantic Nicole is. She immediately makes a bad first impression with the roommates by complaining constantly about Joe.
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Stand by Me?

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 8/28/1996
It's How to Be a Player 101 with professor Joe…his long-distance relationship with Nic is put to the test when he meets Leah in a fashion show.
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America needs Underwear

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 8/21/1996
The group's problem of starting a business might be solved when Robert and Everett, two local fashion designers, propose to Dan that they should have their own fashion line.
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Fear of Commitment Poster Children

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 8/7/1996
Melissa and Dan introduce us to their significant others. Cesar, Melissa's boyfriend of four months, has become extra possessive ever since she moved in the house.
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Torn Between Two Lovers

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 8/7/1996
As the group struggles to establish a business, Joe heads back to New York for the weekend to move out of his apartment and prepare to relocate to Miami.
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The Silence of the Dan

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 7/31/1996
Cynthia is frustrated about the men in her life and her overall dating situation. Dan feels isolated when communication problems with his roommates arise.
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The Temptation of Joe

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 7/24/1996
The roommates get primped to go dancing at Bash while Joe stays home to show he's ""unavailable."" Later, Joe brings out an old photo album and professes his wild attraction to women.
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Beauty is Only Skin Deep

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 7/17/1996
The roommates meet Landon and discuss possible ideas for their business venture. Flora gets frustrated when the group rejects her idea for a trendy coffee shop.
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Welcome to the Picture Show

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 7/10/1996
The roommates are at home saying good-bye to friends and family. They arrive at the Miami Beach house in pairs--Cynthia and Sarah, Flora and Joe, then Mike and Melissa.