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Medium Season 5 episodes

Medium Episode Recap: "Bring Me the Head of Oswaldo Castillo" Season 5, Episode 19

In the season finale of Medium, Mexican drug cartels, dead cops and dirty federal agents intermingle with brain tumors, arguments and lunch notes. This was a hard episode to watch with the blood and violence, but also for the sadness of Allison's condition. read more

The Talented Ms. Boddicker Season 5, Episode 18

Allison's visions revolve around an eccentric bank teller (Allyce Beasley) who shares Allison's psychic gift and seemingly foresaw a recent robbery at her bank. Elsewhere, Joe lands in San Diego with a new job, upending the DuBois family and forcing Allison to contend with his absence. read more

The First Bite Is the Deepest Season 5, Episode 17

Allison seeks out help from disgraced private investigator Cynthia Keener (Anjelica Huston, reprising her guest-star role) when her paranormal visions center on a young kidnap victim (Rumer Willis) who was rescued by Keener years earlier. Balthazar Getty guest stars. Series star Patricia Arquette directed the episode. read more

Medium Episode Recap: "The First Bite is the Deepest" Season 5, Episode 16

A Nosferatu-masked killer haunts Allison to lead off dream in this week's episode of Medium. Graced once again with the lovely Anjelica Huston in a return visit as Cynthia Keener, the private investigator, this was one heck of a fun show. As promised, Rumer Willis also appears in this episode as Bethany, all grown up and angry. And the surprise guest star of the night is the strapping Balthazar Getty as Nosferatu/Christopher Sypes.

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How to Make a Killing in Big Business Season 5, Episode 15

Conclusion. Allison considers violating her new company contract and thereby defying her territorial boss (David Morse), who forbids her from sharing her visions---including paranormal insight that could help apprehend a serial killer---with others. Meanwhile, Ariel continues her quest to save a possibly imperiled young teacher. Tracy Pollan guest stars. read more

Medium Episode Recap: "How to Make a Killing in Big Business, Part 3" Season 5, Episode 14

Since Heroes had its season finale two weeks ago, NBC has been filling the empty hour with extra Mediums. And I for one couldn't be happier. First, the conclusion of last week's two-parter in which Allison's new boss' son is on a killing spree, and Mr. Lydecker is trying to squash the truth from getting out. read more

Medium Episode Recap: "How to Make a Killing in Big Business," Parts 1 & 2 Season 5, Episode 13

As if a regular one-hour episode of Medium doesn't pack enough of a wallop, tonight's two-hour special was filled to the rim with deliciously brewed plot twists and tangy story lines. Three incredible guest actors graced us with their presence and made this episode truly star-studded. And the big news is that Allison quits her job with the DA and takes a leap of faith into the corporate corner. Will it work out for her?

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Medium Episode Recap: "The Devil Inside, Part II" Season 5, Episode 12

"You are broken." The words are written in blood in the D.A.'s office, but only Allison sees them. Allison accompanies Scanlon and Devalos to the morgue to view the serial killer's latest victim and hears her crying, "Mommy." She lifts the sheet and sees Ariel dead on the table. Lucas Harvey is still haunting Allison from the grave. Will he get the better of our heroine? Or will this Medium be able to get rid of this ghost once and for all?
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Medium Episode Recap: "The Devil Inside, Part One" Season 5, Episode 11

In the first episode of a two-part storyline, Allison is targeted by a crazed, snake-tattooed, lunatic as "an instrument of evil." Waking out of a horrific dream that used very cool Dead Can Dance type music, Allison is rightfully terrified. This was one scary episode of Medium.
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Medium Episode Recap: "Then...and Again" Season 5, Episode 10

Medium does it again. This is one show that shakes up the status quo every week and tosses in some definitive twists to keep its viewers happy. Not only do we get a chance to see the Dubois family celebrating their youngest daughter's birthday, but we get to see a glimpse of them in the weeks leading up to Marie's birth, five years earlier. I loved the whole time travel aspect and hope they keep us guessing for the weeks to come. read more

Medium Episode Recap: "All in the Family" Season 5, Episode 9

The title of this episode of Medium isn't significant on its own, but when you realize what it means, it is easy to be creeped out. James Van der Beek, of Dawson's Creek fame, makes a special appearance as a man, Dylan, who hatches a nasty plan for murder. Who he murders is more of a mystery and how he does it, well, let's just say, is all in the family. read more

Medium Episode Recap: "Truth Be Told" Season 5, Episode 8

This was a really awful episode of Medium. Buzz!! Truth be told, it was an exciting episode. Ariel was telling her mom the truth about the sleepover. Buzz!! She was a scheming little teenager, truth be told. Allison becomes a human polygraph and knows when you've been bad or good by the irritating sound of a celestial buzzer only she can hear. And no one can escape her lie detection.

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Medium Episode Recap: "A Necessary Evil" Season 5, Episode 7

Proof and evidence are in short supply in this thrilling episode of Medium. Kurtwood Smith is back as Agent Cooper, haunting Allison to the soothing sound of chirping crickets. Joe has his own problems to contend with and Ariel is starting to really become her mother's daughter, as she is coming into her own as a medium.
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Apocalypse...Now? Season 5, Episode 6

Allison is shaken when she has a horrific apocalyptic dream, which is followed by a real earthquake. Obsessed with the belief that the end draws nigh, Allison purchases emergency provisions and seeks wisdom from a survival guru. Meanwhile, Ariel is attracted to an upperclassman who needs help in geometry class. read more

A Taste of Her Own Medicine Season 5, Episode 5

When Allison is tasked with finding a vanished daughter, her psychic visions seem to incriminate the missing woman's father---but Allison questions those visions after meeting the woman's mother (Blythe Danner). Meanwhile, Joe suffers from sleep deprivation; and Scanlon and Lynn's relationship is sorely tested. Tina DiJoseph guest stars. read more

...About Last Night Season 5, Episode 4

Allison mysteriously awakens under a freeway underpass to discover she has no recollection of the previous six hours of her life---and suspects she may have killed a man with her car. Elsewhere, Ariel learns how to drive, to Joe's fatherly apprehension. read more

A Person of Interest Season 5, Episode 3

A visit to a crime scene has a strange impact on Allison, whose bizarre behavior may be an essential component to unlocking a 17-year-old crime. Elsewhere, Joe's dinner invitation to his new colleague (Kevin Corrigan) leads to unforeseen twists. Patricia Arquette directed the episode. read more

Things to Do in Phoenix When You're Dead Season 5, Episode 2

Allison's paranormal peeks concentrate on several killings---all of which are witnessed by an apparent ghost. Elsewhere, Ariel partners with her school crush in health class, and together they care for an artificial baby. But the assignment has a bizarre effect on Ariel: She feels drugged whenever she holds the baby. read more

Soul Survivor Season 5, Episode 1

In the Season 5 opener, Allison helps Devalos investigate the slaying of his friend's sister---but Allison's visionary insights about the friend's former husband and current spouse take the case in unforeseen directions. On the domestic front, daughter Bridgette lands in trouble at school for drawing nude pictures of her art teacher. Max Casella guest stars. read more

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Premiered: January 03, 2005, on NBC
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: A crime-solving wife and mother of three has visions and sees dead people. Inspired by real-life medium Allison DuBois. Canceled by NBC after a five-season run on the network, the supernatural drama rematerialized on CBS in fall 2009.

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