Season 5

Episode Guide


S5 E1
Sep 24, 2008
In the aftermath of a bank robbery gone wrong, Mac is taken hostage and awakens in a submerged car with no memory of how he got there.

Page Turner

S5 E2
Oct 01, 2008
A series of deaths from radiation poisoning may be related to a deadly tome in the library.


S5 E3
Oct 08, 2008
When an air marshal is murdered on a flight to the District of Columbia, Mac searches the plane for the killer and the murder weapon.

Sex, Lies and Silicone

S5 E4
Oct 22, 2008
The CSI team delves into the world of political corruption when a corporate fixer is murdered.

The Cost of Living

S5 E5
Oct 29, 2008
The CSI team investigates the death of a young archaeologist who may have unearthed the answer to one of New York's oldest murder mysteries.


S5 E6
Nov 05, 2008
Mac must make good on a promise he made to a reluctant witness after three defendants are gunned down on the eve of their trial.

Dead Inside

S5 E7
Nov 12, 2008
The team has a difficult time solving a murder after discovering that the primary crime scene, an art house, is being sent up the East River on a barge.

My Name Is Mac Taylor

S5 E8
Nov 19, 2008
Two victims named Mac Taylor are dead, and detective Mac Taylor and the team must figure out the killer's motive before he strikes again.

The Box

S5 E9
Nov 26, 2008
When an unidentified body is found inside a crushed car, the team must extract the bones to identify the victim and find the killer.

The Triangle

S5 E10
Dec 10, 2008
The team must investigate two crimes at once when a mysterious energy field seems to be the cause of a billionaire's disappearance and the death of his limo driver.

Forbidden Fruit

S5 E11
Dec 17, 2008
When a murder suspect is impaled during a police pursuit, the team thinks it has an open-and-shut case.


S5 E12
Jan 14, 2009
The CSI team investigates when young brides fight over a dress and one of the shoppers ends up dead.

Rush to Judgment

S5 E13
Jan 21, 2009
The CSI team must piece together a human jigsaw puzzle when a beloved wrestling coach's body parts are found buried throughout the city; a teenage suspect dies while in Detective Flack's custody.

She's Not There

S5 E14
Feb 11, 2009
After a Russian tourist is found stabbed to death, the CSIs come face-to-face with the realities of human trafficking.

The Party's Over

S5 E15
Feb 18, 2009
Stella and her date find themselves in the middle of a crime scene when the corpse of the mayor falls from the ceiling when balloons drop at a charity fundraiser.

No Good Deed

S5 E16
Feb 25, 2009
When a buzzard drops a human eyeball from its claw, the team races to find the rest of the body.

Green Piece

S5 E17
Mar 10, 2009
The team is forced to reconstruct damaged clues after a pipe bomb blows a Manhattan townhouse to pieces.

Point of No Return

S5 E18
Mar 18, 2009
The CSI team gets a huge break in tracking the killer of a former medical examiner when members learn that the white powder found at the scene of the crime is heroin made from human bodies.

Communication Breakdown

S5 E19
Mar 25, 2009
When a Native American chief is shot on the subway, the team has difficulty communicating with possible suspects.


S5 E20
Apr 08, 2009
Stella realizes that the crime scene appears staged while investigating the shooting of a man in an empty theater.

The Past, Present and Murder

S5 E21
Apr 15, 2009
With no corpse to process, the CSI team has to treat a murder as a missing-persons case when a man's body disappears after falling 52 stories.


S5 E22
Apr 29, 2009
The most exclusive jewelry auction of the year comes to an abrupt end when one of the appraisers is killed, forcing the CSI team to confront one of the greatest tragedies in human history.

Greater Good

S5 E23
May 06, 2009
Mac tries to convince an ex-con (Charles S. Dutton) to tell the truth so the real culprit can pay for his crime.

Grounds for Deception

S5 E24
May 13, 2009
When Stella learns that New Yorkers are being murdered over ancient Greek artifacts, she and Mac head to Greece and uncover a mystery.

Pay Up

S5 E25
May 14, 2009
When kidnappers take Robert Dunbrook's (Craig T. Nelson) son, a member of the team is murdered; another team member's life is threatened.