In the Season 5 finale, Miss Kitty refuses to back down from Dutchess; Ceaser continues to cozy up to Karlie Redd; Richard must decide whether to save his marriage; and Ceaser throws a huge bash to celebrate the newest shop in his franchise.
Ceaser has a revelation about his relationship with Dutchess. Later, Richard's wife hits her breaking point after the loss of their baby; Kitty attempts to make peace with Dutchess; and Bae is caught up in a new romance.
Sky returns to 113th and shares some big news. Later, Ceaser attempts damage control with Miss Kitty; Sky heads to the boardroom to pitch her new workout; and all hell breaks loose when Donna says Sky doesn't deserve her promotion.
An angry Miss Kitty confronts Ceaser about sleeping with Allison. Later, Richard rushes to the hospital after an urgent text message from Nikki; and Dutchess gets her groove back with an NFL player after hearing about Ceaser's sex life.
Ceaser and the crew turn it up at DMX's birthday party. Later, Sky is determined to stop Kitty from becoming Ceaser's new woman; someone from Nikki's past shows up with news; and a fancy dinner ends when Sky trashes the table.
The crew celebrate the grand re-opening of Black Ink. Later, Ted is on the defense as Melody makes a power play to become manager; O'S**t reveals information about Nikki; and Melody catches Ceaser in a compromising position.
The crew party on a boat off the coast of Puerto Rico, but things get rocky when Ceaser exposes the truth about Nikki's past. Later, Melody and Lalo commit their lives to each other; and Dutchess makes an emotional plea to win Ceaser back.
The crew head to Puerto Rico, but a massive screw-up from Teddy threatens to derail the entire trip. Later, Melody loses her cool when Lalo refuses to make the ultimate commitment; and Ceaser and Dutchess come face-to-face.
The crew head out on a camping trip for some team-building exercises, but all hell breaks loose when an unexpected visitor arrives. Later, Dutchess demands proof of Ceaser's affair; and Sky and Donna discover dark secrets from Nikki's past.
The crew try to persuade Ceaser to reopen the shop. Later, Dutchess returns to New York and makes a discovery on Ceaser's computer; and a "friendsgiving" celebration turns sour when Sky attacks Teddy about his behavior.
The crew take Ceaser to Miami for some sun, sand and señoritas. Later, Richard battles it out in court with Kathie over the custody of their son; and Dutchess receives a disturbing phone call that has her questioning her decision to leave NYC.
Ceaser is shocked when Dutchess leaves him; Sky asks her female co-workers for a very personal favor; Walt and Sky introduce Young Bae to online dating; and Sky fears for her safety when a man from her past shows up at the shop.
Sky gets stitches after Tiffany confronts her about her attitude. Later, Melody hopes to return to Black Ink; Sky tells Ceaser a secret; and Richard and Nikki's wedding celebration takes a turn for the worse.
Dutchess plans a 24-hour tattoo-a-thon at 113th, but a feud between Sky and Tiffany could ruin the event. Later, Richard and Nikki rush to the Bronx courthouse after receiving an urgent call; and Donna sells a precious asset.
In the Season 5 premiere, Ceaser holds a grand-opening party at his new shop. Later, Teddy takes on the role of executive manager of 113th; and Donna's furious to discover that Max is still involved with his ex.