18 Episodes 2014 - 2015
A drama that zeros in on two disparate gal-pal crimefighters from Boston, assertive detective Jane Rizzoli (Angie Harmon) and steady medical examiner Maura Isles (Sasha Alexander). Hailing from very different economic backgrounds, the strong, competent women effectively work together to solve the city's most puzzling crimes. The emotional fifth season sees the team immediately face the death of Detective Frost (Lee Thompson Young), who they mourn throughout the season. A pregnant Jane continues to work, but ultimately puts her unborn child at risk. Maura continues her relationship search, even dating Frankie (Jordan Bridges) for a short time, but her struggles persist. Angela (Lorraine Bracco) hits the reset button and gives her a life a fresh start. Idara Victor joins the team as Nina Holiday, a crime-scene analyst and IT tech.
A New Day
Tue, Jun 17, 2014 60 mins
Season 5 opens with the murder of a female jogger. Meanwhile, Jane tries to hide her pregnancy from her nosy mother, and Maura and Frankie face the fallout from their kiss.
Tue, Jun 24, 2014 60 mins
A traumatised, blood-covered woman arrives at the station, claiming she killed someone but forgetting the identity of the victim. Elsewhere, the team mourns the loss of a friend and colleague.
Too Good to Be True
Tue, Jul 1, 2014 60 mins
A killer uses online ads to find murder victims. Meanwhile, Jane discovers it's difficult to keep her pregnancy a secret.
Tue, Jul 8, 2014 60 mins
The team investigates when a man is found murdered inside his doomsday fallout shelter. Jane loses investigative focus when she discovers Korsak is considering retirement and Frankie is hiding a secret.
The Best Laid Plans
Tue, Jul 15, 2014 60 mins
The murder of a wealthy woman with terminal cancer is investigated. Meanwhile, Maura teaches a class and meets a man, yet doubts in her scientific mind may not allow her to proceed with the potential romance.
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 60 mins
Jane tries to solve the perfect murder. But with Maura away at a convention, Jane turns to Susie for help to crack the case. Elsewhere, Korsak faces painful unfinished business when he's visited by an old friend's son.
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 60 mins
A seller of rare books is murdered, drawing Jane and Maura into a realm of Celtic writings and coded confessions. Meanwhile, Angela's relationship with Cavanaugh begins to change.
Lost & Found
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 60 mins
The contract killing of a woman outside a nightclub triggers the team's desperate efforts to find and protect a young witness to the crime.
It Takes a Village
Tue, Aug 12, 2014 60 mins
A woman's mummified remains are found in a case that tests the team's investigative prowess. Jane works from the hospital as she tries to overcome a loss.
Mon, Sep 13, 2010 60 mins
The team joins forces with Korsak in a bid to crack a cold case. Jane, still unable to return to duty, takes unconventional measures to stay involved.
If You Can't Stand the Heat
Tue, Aug 26, 2014 60 mins
A man dies suspiciously in a bathtub full of ice during a heat wave. Angela tries to stay cool by drinking a spicy tea, but the beverage brings with it unforeseen romantic consequences.
Burden of Proof
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 60 mins
A high-profile prosecutor is arrested for murder, but Jane soon suspects he didn't commit the crime. Meanwhile, Angela educates Maura about modern-day kids when Maura anticipates meeting Jack's 12-year-old daughter.
Bridge to Tomorrow
Tue, Feb 17, 2015 60 mins
Maura is worried she's lost her best friend after Jane jumps from a bridge to save a prosecutor suspected of murder. Meanwhile, Angela seeks a new job.
Tue, Feb 24, 2015 60 mins
A severed human foot washes ashore, triggering the squad's investigation. Meanwhile, Angela's search for a job proves unsuccessful, so she helps Korsak at the Dirty Robber.
Tue, Mar 3, 2015 60 mins
A clothing designer is found poisoned and his wife reported missing, bringing the squad together with a gung-ho private detective to investigate. Elsewhere, Jane enlists Maura to help Angela with her finances.
In Plain View
Tue, Mar 10, 2015 60 mins
A man is bludgeoned to death on the side of a road, prompting the squad to join forces with another detective who may be investigating the same roadside killer. Elsewhere, Maura's identity is stolen, so she reaches out to Angela for help.
Bite Out of Crime
Tue, Mar 17, 2015 60 mins
The squad tracks a serial sniper. Maura forges a friendship with a witness, who suffers from a condition that causes him to believe he's a wolf.
Tue, Mar 17, 2015 60 mins
In the Season 5 finale, a husband's murder is investigated, but the case turns complex when it's discovered he may have been living a double life.