CSI: NY: Season 5 (2008 - 2009)

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Air date: Sep 24, 2008

The fifth season begins with Mac being taken hostage by a bank robber and then waking up in a submerged car with no memory of how he got there. The investigation seeks to unravel the truth behind the bizarre heist and the mysterious man at its center.

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Air date: Oct 1, 2008

A series of deaths by radiation poisoning may have a link to the New York City Public Library. Maroon 5 appear.

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Air date: Oct 8, 2008

An air marshal is found murdered aboard a Washington, D.C.-bound flight Mac is on, and he is convinced that the killer is on the plane. Nelly guest stars.

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Air date: Oct 22, 2008

The team investigates the murder of a so-called corporate fixer who cleaned up messy situations, and the probe leads the CSIs into a world of political corruption that may involve Chief Sinclair and a sexual-harassment case he is connected to. The last call the victim made was to Sinclair, but he refuses to talk to Mac about it. Meanwhile, a break-in at the medical examiner's office may be tied to the case.

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Air date: Oct 29, 2008

The death of a young archaeologist who may have dug up the solution to one of the city's oldest murder mysteries is investigated. During the probe, the CSIs make their own shocking discovery: anything, including a person's life, can be purchased on the Internet.

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Air date: Nov 5, 2008

Three defendants accused of murdering a drug dealer are each gunned down on the eve of their trial in separate locations around the city. The weapons fired in the slayings are the same ones that were used in the drug dealer's death. The case takes on added significance for Mac when he learns that a witness to the original murder was recently attacked by the three victims. Mac had promised her she would never have to testify.

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Air date: Nov 12, 2008

A man who was beaten to death is discovered in a Staten Island cellar, but the two-story, 20-ton house that was over it is found on a barge on the East River. The probe on the floating crime scene reveals the victim owned a house-relocation company that was moving the structure to the Upper East Side. In addition, he was involved in "SecretU," an Internet confessional group whose members reveal their darkest secrets. Meanwhile, Don confronts his sister about her drinking problem.

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Air date: Nov 19, 2008

Two people named Mac Taylor are killed during a two-week span, and Mac and 15 others with the same moniker come together to find the murderer before he strikes one of them. Chris Daughtry, Nelly and Julia Ormond guest star.

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Air date: Nov 26, 2008

A body is found inside of a crushed car and the CSIs must carefully remove the bones to identify the victim and uncover clues that will lead them to the killer. Meanwhile, Lindsay tells Danny she's pregnant.

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Air date: Dec 10, 2008

A security guard in an armored truck is killed when a blast of microwave energy courses through the vehicle and disrupts all electronic devices near the Empire State Building. The investigation centers on whether the death was an accident or a murder, and whether it is connected to a bank robbery committed in the area minutes after the disruption occurred. Meanwhile, Danny proposes to Lindsay and receives an unexpected answer.

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Series 5 begins with Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise) being taken hostage by a bank robber. Later, a series of deaths by radiation poisoning are investigated, Don (Eddie Cahill) confronts his sister about her drinking problem, and Hawkes (Hill Harper) investigates the rape and murder of a subway musician. Melina Kanakaredes, Carmine Giovinazzo, Anna Belknap, Robert Joy and A.J. Buckley also star in the fifth season.

Critic Reviews for CSI: NY Season 5

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While its gritty storylines, sustained character development and impressive production values keep most viewers hooked, the show is still capable of pulling out the odd snippet of light "comic" relief.

Jan 16, 2009 | Full Review…

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