It explores internal & external struggles of the fictional 15 pct of Manhattan. Episodes cover a day & intertwines several plots involving an ensemble cast. The storylines show that none of the main characters are all good. They struggle with moral decisions & sometimes choose the wrong path, but every decision leads to the drama of growth or in some cases personal or professional destruction.
NYPD Blue Season 5 (1997-1998)
|5x01 As Flies to Careless Boys Are We to the Gods / This Bud's for You |
Simone is bounced from the job; Sipowicz is the focus of the investigation into Salvo's killing; A psychotic pimp is wanted for a multiple homicide; Kirkendall is involved with someone ...
|Sep. 30, 1997|
|5x02 All's Wells That Ends Wells |
A barroom shooting involves an ailing, off-duty correction officer; Colon replies to Martinez's proposal.
|Oct. 07, 1997|
|5x03 Three Girls and a Baby |
Medavoy's on the case when Sullivan's lover is murdered; Complications with Colon's pregnancy concern Martinez.
|Oct. 14, 1997|
|5x04 The Truth is Out There |
A murder witness disappears after identifying a suspect whose lawyer is found in possession of cocaine; A robbery leads to a shooting between two brothers; A new PAA makes an impression ...
|Oct. 28, 1997|
|5x05 It Takes a Village |
A pregnant junkie turns over her sons for the killing of a Korean grocer, prompted by reward money offered by the victim's son; Russell and Sipowicz investigate the rape of a young ...
|Nov. 04, 1997|
|5x06 Dead Man Talking |
Fancy's ailing friend gives him a tip on an unsolved murder.
|Nov. 11, 1997|
|5x07 Sheedy Dealings |
Simone and Sipowicz investigate the murders of stripper roommates.
|Nov. 18, 1997|
|5x08 Lost Israel (1) |
A man is the prime suspect for the killing of his son, but Sipowicz fears he tipped off the man to suspicions about him.
|Nov. 25, 1997|
|5x09 Lost Israel (2) |
Russell reaches out to the emotionally closed off wife of cagey Steve Egan, who's the prime suspect in the murder of the couple's son.
|Dec. 09, 1997|
|5x10 Remembrance of Humps Past |
Sipowicz tries to counsel an old school chum's lowlife daughter, who's involved with a dangerous hood; Simone overhears Reynolds speaking with an Australian accent.
|Dec. 16, 1997|
|5x11 You're Under a Rasta |
Simone chastises the pregnant Russell for getting in a life-threatening situation with an armed suspect in a double homicide; Medavoy inadvertently injures Martinez during questioning ...
|Jan. 06, 1998|
|5x12 A Box of Wendy |
A man shows no remorse for the killing of his sister, whose body is discovered in a trash bin.
|Jan. 13, 1998|
|5x13 Twin Petes |
Detectives seek help from the mother of a lowlife suspected of murder; Medavoy investigates a man's claim his twin impersonated him to have a sexual encounter.
|Feb. 10, 1998|
|5x14 Weaver of Hate |
Fancy's antipathy for the racist father of a murder victim who was involved with black drug dealers complicates Simone and Sipowicz's case; Russell complains of not feeling well.
|Feb. 17, 1998|
|5x15 Don't Kill the Messenger |
A cop takes a suspiciously personal interest in a murder; Detectives investigate the slaying of a "good Samaritan" bike messenger.
|Feb. 24, 1998|
|5x16 The One That Got Away |
Simone and Sipowicz seek evidence against fellow cop Tommy Richardson for the murder of his ex-girlfriend.
|Mar. 03, 1998|
|5x17 Speak For Yourself, Bruce Clayton |
A case of rape and murder involves a disabled drug dealer; Detectives investigate the killing of a security guard.
|Mar. 24, 1998|
|5x18 I Don't Wanna Dye |
Complications arise when Sipowicz undergoes medical tests; The wife of murder suspect Tommy Richardson approaches Russell and Simone.
|Mar. 31, 1998|
|5x19 Prostrate Before the Law |
A witness and evidence contradict reunited Army buddies who reported finding one burned to death in another's torched van; Sipowicz undergoes prostate surgery.
|Apr. 28, 1998|
|5x20 Hammer Time |
A shooting incident leads to evidence of a grisly child slaying; Simone looks into the disappearance of an elderly tenant from the apartment house he owns.
|May. 05, 1998|
|5x21 Seminal Thinking |
Results of a post-op PSA test bother Sipowicz; Medavoy takes charge in a rape-homicide case; Detectives investigate the death of a used-car salesman.
|May. 12, 1998|
|5x22 Honeymoon at Viagra Falls |
Simone and Russell make final marriage plans; Sipowicz awaits word on his latest prostate-cancer test; Detectives investigate the murder of a homicide witness and her young son.
|May. 19, 1998|
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