NYPD Blue

NYPD Blue

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  • 5
Season Five has the detectives investigating shocking homicides that range from the unusual to the unthinkable, including a case in which a police officer is suspected of murder. But there are bright spots that cut through the bleakness of the city’s violence as Andy Sipowicz undergoes successful cancer surgery and Bobby Simone finally marries Diane Russell.
Season Five has the detectives investigating shocking homicides that range from the unusual to the unthinkable, including a case in which a police officer is suspected of murder. But there are bright spots that cut through the bleakness of the city’s violence as Andy Sipowicz undergoes successful cancer surgery and Bobby Simone finally marries Diane Russell.

Season 5 (22 episodes)

  • 1. As Flies to Careless Boys Are We to the Gods (or This Bud's for You)

    Original air date: 09/30/1997 Runtime: 44:28 min.

    Original air date: 09/30/1997 Runtime: 44:28 min. Sipowicz and Simone deal with the aftermath of the Joey Salvo homicide. A drugged-out pimp goes on a killing spree.

  • 2. All's Wells That Ends Wells

    Original air date: 10/07/1997 Runtime: 44:38 min.

    Original air date: 10/07/1997 Runtime: 44:38 min. A corrections officer may have inadvertently shot and killed an innocent bystander during a robbery. The detectives set up surveillance inside a hotel where a rapist committed several crimes.

  • 3. Three Girls and a Baby

    Original air date: 10/14/1997 Runtime: 45:08 min.

    Original air date: 10/14/1997 Runtime: 45:08 min. The detectives investigate the shooting death of Abby’s lover. A man attempts to cover up his girlfriend’s death by setting her corpse on fire.

  • 4. The Truth is Out There

    Original air date: 10/28/1997 Runtime: 43:51 min.

    Original air date: 10/28/1997 Runtime: 43:51 min. An elderly, paranoid witness is the detectives’ best hope of catching a killer. Tension escalates between two East Indian brothers when Martinez and Medavoy investigate the alleged robbery of a taxi cab driver.

  • 5. It Takes a Village

    Original air date: 11/04/1997 Runtime: 43:57 min.

    Original air date: 11/04/1997 Runtime: 43:57 min. A junkie implicates her two teenage sons in the shooting death of a Korean grocer. Sipowicz and Russell search for a man who raped a nine-year-old girl.

  • 6. Dead Man Talking

    Original air date: 11/11/1997 Runtime: 44:40 min.

    Original air date: 11/11/1997 Runtime: 44:40 min. Simone and Sipowicz investigate an apparent home invasion robbery that left a woman and her infant son dead. Fancy’s dying friend asks that a fifteen-year-old murder case be reopened.

  • 7. Sheedy Dealings

    Original air date: 11/18/1997 Runtime: 44:42 min.

    Original air date: 11/18/1997 Runtime: 44:42 min. Simone and Sipowicz search for clues when two young strippers are found strangled. A pair of men with the same lover suspect they put out contracts on each other’s lives. A housekeeper is accused of stealing her employer’s jewelry.

  • 8. Lost Israel - Part 1

    Original air date: 11/25/1997 Runtime: 45:13 min.

    Original air date: 11/25/1997 Runtime: 45:13 min. Sipowicz and Simone attempt to snare a man suspected of murdering his young son. The detectives investigate the death of an Hasidic woman.

  • 9. Lost Israel - Part 2

    Original air date: 12/09/1997 Runtime: 66:55 min.

    Original air date: 12/09/1997 Runtime: 66:55 min. A suicide threatens to derail the Egan case. Detectives question a doctor about a body-sans-hand found in the city dump.

  • 10. Remembrance of Humps Past

    Original air date: 12/16/1997 Runtime: 45:12 min.

    Original air date: 12/16/1997 Runtime: 45:12 min. Sipowicz assists an old friend who fears his daughter has fallen in with the wrong crowd. Medavoy and Martinez uncover a body-snatcher ring. Naomi reveals a secret.

  • 11. You're Under a Rasta

    Original air date: 01/06/1998 Runtime: 43:37 min.

    Original air date: 01/06/1998 Runtime: 43:37 min. The detectives search for clues when a drug dealer's wife is found murdered; a young prostitute's body is discovered lying by trash outside an apartment building; Diane tells Simone that she is pregnant.

  • 12. A Box of Wendy

    Original air date: 01/13/1998 Runtime: 45:16 min.

    Original air date: 01/13/1998 Runtime: 45:16 min. Simone and Sipowicz question an odd, farmer-like man whose sister was found murdered. Medavoy and Kirkendall investigate a shooting at a dispatcher's office. Russell searches for the truth when a young boy falls to his death.

  • 13. Twin Petes

    Original air date: 02/10/1998 Runtime: 45:05 min.

    Original air date: 02/10/1998 Runtime: 45:05 min. The detectives search for a murder suspect who preys on ATM users. Medavoy puzzles over a case involving a man who may or may not have an identical twin brother.

  • 14. Weaver of Hate

    Original air date: 02/17/1998 Runtime: 45:13 min.

    Original air date: 02/17/1998 Runtime: 45:13 min. Tempers flare when the father of a white teenager murdered by African-American drug dealers uses racial epithets in the station house. A woman's body is found stuffed inside a refrigerator.

  • 15. Don't Kill the Messenger

    Original air date: 02/24/1998 Runtime: 44:31 min.

    Original air date: 02/24/1998 Runtime: 44:31 min. A schizophrenic man and a police officer become the prime suspects in the murder of a young nurse. Medavoy and Kirkendall investigate when a Good Samaritan is killed while trying to retrieve a robbery victim's backpack.

  • 16. The One That Got Away

    Original air date: 03/03/1998 Runtime: 45:15 min.

    Original air date: 03/03/1998 Runtime: 45:15 min. The detectives search for evidence when a police officer becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation. Russell and Kirkendall search for a suspect who shot and wounded a student filmmaker.

  • 17. Speak for Yourself, Bruce Clayton

    Original air date: 03/24/1998 Runtime: 44:23 min.

    Original air date: 03/24/1998 Runtime: 44:23 min. The detectives question suspects after two women are raped and shot on a rooftop. Medavoy, Russell and Kirkendall investigate when a security guard is found murdered at a health clinic.

  • 18. I Don't Wanna Dye

    Original air date: 03/31/1998 Runtime: 45:14 min.

    Original air date: 03/31/1998 Runtime: 45:14 min. The detectives get a break in a case involving a police officer suspected of committing murder.

  • 19. Prostrate Before the Law

    Original air date: 04/28/1998 Runtime: 45:19 min.

    Original air date: 04/28/1998 Runtime: 45:19 min. The detectives encounter a group of right-wing militants suspected of killing one of their own. Sipowicz undergoes surgery for prostate cancer.

  • 20. Hammer Time

    Original air date: 05/05/1998 Runtime: 45:14 min.

    Original air date: 05/05/1998 Runtime: 45:14 min. Henry Coffield becomes a suspect in the murder of one of Simone’s elderly tenants. Sipowicz is released from the hospital.

  • 21. Seminal Thinking

    Original air date: 05/12/1998 Runtime: 44:43 min.

    Original air date: 05/12/1998 Runtime: 44:43 min. The detectives search for the killer of a particularly disreputable used car salesman. Medavoy is sickened by the murder/rape of a homeless woman.

  • 22. Honeymoon at Viagra Falls

    Original air date: 05/19/1998 Runtime: 66:09 min.

    Original air date: 05/19/1998 Runtime: 66:09 min. Simone and Russell make final preparations to be married. The detectives investigate the murder of a witness and her young child. A man’s daughter disappears in a park. A bust uncovers a sports memorabilia scam.