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The Apprentice Season 5 episodes

The Apprentice Season 5, Episode 15

Donald Trump hires the winning candidate at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Featured: appearances by Michael J. Fox, Jaime Pressly, Denis Leary, Jason Priestley, Stephen Baldwin and Barenaked Ladies. read more

The Final Battle Season 5, Episode 14

The final two candidates are challenged to coordinate two high-profile charity events. One candidate works to organize a celebrity hockey event; and the other tries to hit all the right notes while staging an Atlantic City rock concert. read more

Who Wears the Pants? Season 5, Episode 13

The remaining four candidates have designs on creating a new line of uniforms for an upscale hotel chain. The winners then enjoy some time out on the town, dining with Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. read more

Backs Against the Wal-Mart Season 5, Episode 12

The remaining five candidates must create a store display for a video-game console at a retail giant. Real life meets reel life for the winners when they jet off to the Left Coast to meet film executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, who gives them an opportunity to participate in a voice-over session for the animated movie “Over the Hedge.” read more

Back to School Season 5, Episode 11

The remaining candidates tackle a challenge to throw a tailgate party at a college football game at Rutgers University, with one team cooking up plans for an eating contest. The winners then head out to the country, where they're wined and dined. read more

Blow Out Season 5, Episode 10

And then there were eight. The candidates dive into a hair-raising challenge in which they must oversee the grand openings of two hair salons. Along the way, a potential love match comes to light. The winners then work with songwriter Burt Bacharach. read more

Assault on Battery Season 5, Episode 9

The remaining candidates are challenged to create a souvenir program for the Big Apple's Ellis Island. The winners then get to hit the links with golfer Vijay Singh. Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. make appearances. read more

A Slice of Heaven Season 5, Episode 8

The remaining 10 candidates cook up a plan to help a convenience retailer launch a new pizza sandwich. The winning prize: a flight out of town for dinner with Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.). read more

It's More than Decor Season 5, Episode 7

The remaining candidates hammer away at a renovation-themed task when they're assigned to create activity areas to benefit a children's charity. read more

King of the Jingle Season 5, Episode 6

The candidates try to hit all the right notes when they are challenged to write an advertising jingle for a restaurant chain. read more

Cruise Control Season 5, Episode 5

The remaining candidates are assigned to shoot a commercial on a cruise ship. But one project manager makes waves by alienating everyone, while the other butts heads with a teammate. read more

Cereal Killers Season 5, Episode 4

The candidates are challenged to design splashy billboards to advertise a cereal company's new product. The winners then cook up dishes with chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. read more

Get It in Gear Season 5, Episode 3

The remaining candidates' third task is to plan a corporate retreat to introduce a new SUV to car-dealership owners. Which team will come through in the clutch? Series alum Bill Rancic makes an appearance. read more

The Razor's Edge Season 5, Episode 2

The Donald's daughter Ivanka Trump and first-season winner Bill Rancic pull boardroom duty in this edition, in which the candidates let their fingers do the walking in a marketing challenge involving text messages and mobile phones. The winners then score a “charitable reward.” read more

Summer of Sam's Season 5, Episode 1

Eighteen candidates are introduced and meet Donald Trump in New York City. They are assigned the task of marketing a members-only warehouse business---utilizing humongous blimps to do so. The winners then fly high when they get a taste of what it's like to be a billionaire. read more

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Premiered: January 08, 2004, on NBC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A kind of 'Survivor' in pinstripes in which would-be business tycoons work for Donald Trump, who dismisses one at the end of each episode, and made the words 'you're fired' a national catchphrase as the Manhattan-based series became a breakout hit. Trump is also a coexecutive producer, along with 'Survivor' impresario Mark Burnett.

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