Ally McBeal: Season 5

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Oct 29
2001

Friends and Lovers

It’s a new year at the firm, which means changes – big changes! Still getting over Larry and renewing her faith in love, Ally decides to start fresh and let nothing…

2 Nov 05
2001

Judge Ling

Jenny insists that Ally should go out with Glenn, and Ally insists she doesn’t have a crush on him. The three are assigned to chair the telemarketing case. They have a ve…

3 Nov 12
2001

Neutral Corners

Ally has a dream about Raymond and Glenn. She thinks it’s a sign they’ll lose the phone company case, and Glenn sees it as a secret attraction of Ally for him. Afte…

4 Nov 19
2001

Fear of Flirting

Ally and Glenn continue their flirtation, which leads to their conscious avoidance of each other, which does not go unnoticed by the others at Cage and Fish. She insists he’s t…

5 Nov 26
2001

I Want Love

Jenny’s mother comes to hire the firm to take her wrongful termination case. She’s being fired from her job for dating a 20 year-old. Jenny wants Ally to purposely…

6 Dec 03
2001

Lost and Found

John makes a surprise return and is shocked after hearing from Raymond that Richard threw a party in his “hole”. After confronting Richard, John gives the office a…

7 Dec 10
2001

Nine One One

Ally helps a minister who was fired from his church for not believing in God. Ever since his wife was brutally murdered, he has been questioning his beliefs and he asks Ally to…

8 Jan 07
2002

Playing with Matches

Jenny’s mom’s wedding is approaching, and Ally is shocked when Tim gives her a certain look that suggests a move. She talks to Jenny, and they decide to test him. A…

9 Jan 14
2002

Blowin' in the Wind

Ally impulsively buys a house, to which Dr. Milter concludes is a way of her to take care of herself, since Ally sees herself as a ‘work in progress’. Richard gets…

10 Jan 21
2002

One Hundred Tears

Ally defends a man who broke into his old house to jump out of his old bedroom window. Harvey Hall believes he can fly using wings he made himself. The house owner allows him t…

11 Feb 04
2002

A Kick in the Head

10 year-old Maddie Harrington shows up on Ally’s door saying she’s her daughter. She’s the result of a mixup on the egg bank Ally deposited her eggs ten years…

12 Feb 11
2002

The New Day

Maddie keeps testing Ally for her patience and love, something that doesn’t go through Ally’s mind until Victor points it out. Ally, on the other hand, is being way…

13 Feb 18
2002

Woman

Ally decided that in order for the firm to get out of the financial crisis it’s going through, someone will have to be let go. She chooses Jenny, who between all the lawy…

14 Feb 25
2002

Homecoming

Ally decides to take the DNA test after having recurring dreams where Maddie’s real parents show up claiming her. Maddie doesn’t take that…

15 Mar 04
2002

Heart and Soul

Richard and Raymond are hired to represent Serena Feldman, a 16 year-old girl who will die unless Judge Hall consents her a heart transplant from her convicted father, who is t…

16 Apr 15
2002

Love Is All Around (1)

Ally is about to go on her 3rd date, a.k.a. the “sex date”, with Victor. Everybody knows about it, but Ally is nervous because on the 2nd date the tension was so hi…

17 Apr 15
2002

Love Is All Around (2)

The judge forbids the lawyers to interfere on Claire’s engagement, and her fiancé decides to call the wedding off. Devastated, Claire goes to Ally for help. Ally is still…

18 Apr 22
2002

Tom Dooley

Ally is going to the Bermudas with Victor, and welcomes Liza as the firm’s newest attorney. Nelle doesn’t like that or the fact that she took John’s office. D…

19 Apr 29
2002

Another One Bites The Dust

Ally and Victor return from their Bermuda trip. Ally feels their relationship is in crisis because they weren’t able to connect without Maddie around. Victor is being sue…

20 May 06
2002

What I'll Never Do for Love Again

Elaine auditions for “A Chorus Line”, but doesn’t get a call back. She accidentally bumps into the casting director, whom she finds attractive and nice. They…

21 May 13
2002

All of Me

The lawyers at Cage, Fish & McBeal split when both personalities of the same woman hires them to represent each in court. One of her personalities is a strong, decided and…

22 May 20
2002

Bygones

After Maddie passes out Ally finds out she is suffering from a nervous reaction to all the changes in her life, so Ally decides that the only way she can help her daughter is t…

About Ally McBeal

Ally McBeal is a single young lawyer looking for love and fullfillment in life. She works for a Boston Law firm with her ex-lover and his wife, a money loving boss and an annoying receptionist. With all that is going on she must contend with her feelings and her over active imagination.

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