The Closer: Season 5

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Jun 08
2009

Products of Discovery

While investigating the homicide of an entire family, the team once again finds themselves entangled in an FBI case. They also find themselves distrac…

2 Jun 15
2009

Blood Money

Brenda and the team are called in to investigate the questionable disappearance of a shady financial investor. The team is a mess with Daniels now in another division, Gabriel…

3 Jun 22
2009

Red Tape

Sgt. Gabriel comes under investigation for shooting a homicide suspect when the facts don’t add up. The internal investigation gets in the way of the original murder inve…

4 Jun 29
2009

Walking Back the Cat

Once again working with Fritz and the FBI, the team helps get to the bottom of a murder which occurred amidst a drug ring investigation. Also again, B…

5 Jul 06
2009

Half Load

When a reformed gang member is murdered, the case takes the team back to a familiar neighborhood where they find themselves unwelcomed. Brenda must figure out a way to solve wh…

6 Jul 13
2009

Tapped Out

When an internet matchmaker is murdered, the team finds themselves investigating the matchmaker’s early-stage television show. Adding to the craziness is a fake officer,…

7 Jul 20
2009

Strike Three

A high-profile shoot-out has left two policemen and a teenage boy dead leads to numerous mysteries spinning around the case. Enter Force Investigation Division bigwig Sharon Ra…

8 Jul 27
2009

Elysian Fields

When a man believed to have murdered two young women is found dead in Elysian Fields, evidence points to his victims’ families. Brenda and the team must then wade through…

9 Aug 03
2009

Identity Theft

Brenda must reopen the case of a murdered psychiatrist when the man claiming to have committed the crime gives a statement that doesn’t quite match the actual events. Bas…

10 Aug 10
2009

Smells Like Murder

The team digs through several suspects that surface after a man’s body is found inside an oversized box. Brenda finds the case the perfect platform to play the role of te…

11 Aug 17
2009

Maternal Instincts

Caught in the crossfire of a shootout, two people end up dead and one remains in critical condition. Now Brenda and the team must figure out the the intended crime and the inte…

12 Aug 24
2009

Waivers Of Extradition

When a serial killer’s spree crosses from Texas to California, Brenda must work with Detective Curt Landry, her Texan equivalent. The two match wits and find themselves g…

13 Dec 07
2009

The Life

When an adolescent boy is found murdered where members of the Tres Colores gang frequently spend time, the subsequent murders of two more gang members point Brenda and the team…

14 Dec 14
2009

Make Over

The conviction of a woman found guilty of poisoning a banker is overturned when a laboratory essential to proving the case comes under scrutiny. The subsequent re-trial forces…

15 Dec 21
2009

Dead Man's Hand

Capt. Raydor (special guest star Mary McDonnell) approaches Major Crimes about delicately looking into a possible case of spousal abuse involving one of her female officers. On…

About The Closer

Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick) is a police detective who transfers from Atlanta to Los Angeles to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Despite a tendency to step on people’s toes, Johnson manages to convert even her strongest adversaries with her unique ability to get to the truth.

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