Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5 (2014 - 2015)

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Season 5
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Episodes

1
Air date: Jun 17, 2014
2
Air date: Jun 24, 2014
3
Air date: Jul 1, 2014
4
Air date: Jul 8, 2014
5
Air date: Jul 15, 2014
6
Air date: Jul 22, 2014
7
Air date: Jul 29, 2014
8
Air date: Aug 5, 2014
9
Air date: Aug 12, 2014
10
Air date: Aug 19, 2014
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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.

Cast

Angie Harmon
as Jane Rizzoli
Sasha Alexander
as Maura Isles
Lorraine Bracco
as Angela Rizzoli
Bruce McGill
as Det. Vince Korsak
Jordan Bridges
as Frankie
Brian Goodman
as Lt. Det. Sean Cavanaugh
Lee Thompson Young
as Det. Barry Frost
Idara Victor
as Nina Holiday
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Critic Reviews for Rizzoli & Isles Season 5

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I thought the show did a beautiful job and made the best of the situation as it possibly could have.

Jun 25, 2014 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5

  • Jul 01, 2015
    The fifth season of Rizzoli & Isles crashes and burns, but to be fair it's sort of given a bad hand to start with. Forced to deal with the death of cast member Lee Thompson Young and the Rizzoli pregnancy cliffhanger, the writers faced some difficult challenges. Still, the show actually does a fairly good job at handling the loss of Young's character; but before long they start milking it and use it as a crutch. The pregnancy plot however, is never taken seriously and it shows. The theme of the season in fact seems to be to destroy character growth and reset the series. And while some of the cases-of-the-week are interesting, they're usually offset by insipid and annoying personal drama B-plots. With Season 5 of Rizzoli & Isles, the show has lost any ambition that it once had and has settled for mediocrity.
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  • Mar 26, 2015
    Great show about two female professionals that both men and women like to watch
  • Mar 10, 2015
    Devolved into a family soap opera. Can anyone explain why no one on the show speaks with a New England accent?
  • Aug 19, 2014
    Love this show sooooo much. The acting is brilliant and the storylines keep me interested
  • Jul 01, 2014
    I wait for this every season. One of the best shows on TNT.

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