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Season 5 of Rescue Me began in April of 2009 on the FX Network.




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Picture Episode Episode Number Season Number Production Code Original Airdate
Season 5, Episode 1 Baptism 53 1 April 7, 2009
Tommy copes with the loss of his father and a new man in Janet's life. Sheila finds a different way to deal with her issues while Sean, Franco, and Mike concoct a surefire way to get rich and laid.
Season 5, Episode 2 French 54 2 April 14, 2009
An exotic visitor sparks mixed reactions in the firehouse; Tommy deals with possible expulsion from the FDNY and a new sponsorship role in AA; Mike and the guys renovate their new bar; Sheila learns that being a big sister is not always easy.
Season 5, Episode 3 Wine 55 3 April 21, 2009
After learning of Colleen's relationship with Bart, Tommy decides that it's time for a talk with his daughter about the birds and bees. Tommy also decides to meet with the French reporter who's writing a book about 9/11, and issues raised by her book lead to friction between Franco and Mike. Meanwhile, Mike hits on a new theme for his bar; Sean seeks out treatment for his bad back; and Tommy meets Sheila's psycho-dramaturge.
Season 5, Episode 4 Jimmy 56 4 April 28, 2009
Lou wants to cooperate with Genevieve because he's interested in her. She's interested in Tommy, who isn't particularly interested in her, but he does watch some 9/11 footage she gives him, and what he sees is very disturbing. Meanwhile, Mike's bar opens; Sean's back still hurts; and Sheila's psycho-dramaturge tells her to "purge" herself of Tommy.
Sheila Sheila 57 5 May 5, 2009
After a run in with Janet's Brash New boyfriend, Tommy grows concerned about Katie's whereabouts. Sheila is finally able to come to terms with Jimmy's death as Damien makes the decision to follow in his father's footsteps.
Perspective Perspective 58 6 May 12, 2009
A personal milestone finds Tommy back at 9/11, Genevieve's perspective on 9/11 incenses Tommy, whereas Franco's point of view has more dire consequences. Meanwhile, Sean's back pain turns out to be more serious than he had expected and the success of Mike's bar comes a handful.
Play Play 59 7 May 19, 2009
Tommy and Janet attempt to survive a weekend together at Katy's prep school. Meanwhile, Lou seems Tommy's absence as a way to move in on Genevieve. Teddy and Maggie receive vulgar propositions and Sean's stomach pain acts up at an inopportune moment.
Iceman Iceman 60 8 May 26, 2009
A light night clean-up turns into a nightmare for Tommy when several unexpected visitors stop by the bar. Feinberg allows Damien to ride along with the crew, but may not be prepared for the consequences.
Thaw Thaw 61 9 June 2, 2009
Tension runs high as Needles holds the guys accountable for their lack of judgment. Tommy steps up and takes responsibility for Damian's future in the firehouse. Sheila provides Tommy with an oasis as a sign of her gratitude but it may not be enough to save him from the wrath of Mike, Dwight, and the ghosts of Tommy's past.
Control Control 62 10 June 9, 2009
Tommy and Mike must lay their differences aside when a roadblock puts a dangerous halt to a routine call. Sheila uses her leverage to control Tommy's drinking, while Lou refuses to give into the allure of an old flame.
Mickey Mickey 63 11 June 16, 2009
Though Tommy's pacts with Sheila and Janet have begun to unravel, there is one Gavin who remains sexually adventurous much to Tommy's chagrin. Garrity divulges his medical secret, Tommy proclaims he has been drinking at AA, but its Mickey who will offer the final surprise.
Disease Disease 64 12 June 23, 2009
The Stakes are high between Lou and Tommy as they vie to be the last single man standing. Garrity looks worse than the guys had expected, but have no idea how far from reality he has drifted.
Torch Torch 65 13 June 30, 2009
A gruesome accident has the guys fighting to stay strong. When Tommy is the only one to stay stoic, he seeks a violent outlet for his emotions.
Wheels Wheels 66 14 July 7, 2009
The crew gathers to show their support for Franco as he steps into the ring. Sean reveals his shady financial scheme and things quickly turn from bad to worse
Initiation Initiation 67 15 July 14, 2009
As Damien joins 62 Truck, Sheila reminds Tommy of his promise to watch out for him. Meanwhile, Janet gives Tommy guidelines for their relationship; the guys attend a memorial dedication for a firefighter who died on 9/11; and Sean is released from the hospital, vowing to live life "to the fullest."
Clean Clean 68 16 July 21, 2009
An outburst lands Tommy cleaning duty as a mysterious woman strolls through the firehouse; the Gavins confront Tommy about his alcoholism, but their plan does not unfold as expected.
Lesbos Lesbos 69 17 July 28, 2009
The perfect party becomes a nightmare when a herd of brutish women infiltrate the bar. Tommy's love triangle reaches new heights.
Carrot Carrot 70 18 August 4, 2009
A no-nonsense woman, looking for a date, shows up at the firehouse talking trash; Janet offers Tommy an ultimatum; Needles and Lou concoct a battle of the sexes; Sean's medical condition moves lower on his body.
David David 71 19 August 11, 2009
Damian receives an offer that unsettles Tommy; Lou discusses his upcoming wedding plans with Tommy and Needles.
Zippo Zippo 72 20 August 18, 2009
Tommy has rocky encounters with Janet and Sheila, and an encounter with Kelly that isn't as rocky. Meanwhile, the guys go grocery shopping with the newly domesticated Lou.
Jump Jump 73 21 August 25, 2009
Franco steps into the ring with one of Carla's friends;Tommy tends bar after a failed rescue leaves the crew in the dumps.
Drink Drink 74 22 September 1, 2009
Uncle Teddy appears surprisingly stoic after a staggering personal loss but eventually bursts at the seams; Janet and Sheila's plan goes awry, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.

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