Crossing Jordan

10 Best Episodes of Crossing Jordan - Season 5

Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that stars Jill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 10, 2023.

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Crossing Jordan - S5E2

#15 - Luck Be a Lady (1) (Season 5 - Episode 2)

When a pair of bodies ends up in the Boston Morgue, one clue will lead to fabulous Las Vegas. With Woody in Vegas and Jordan and Boston temperatures rise on a couple of…couples. (Double Down, Triple Threat (2) aired on Las Vegas, season 3, episode 3.)

The episode was rated 7.54 from 26 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E20

#14 - Mace vs. Scalpel (Season 5 - Episode 20)


While attempting to return some personal effects Dr. Macy makes a startling discovery. Jordan and Lu butt heads over the morgue janitor and Lily prepares for the wedding.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 26 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E9

#13 - Death Goes On (Season 5 - Episode 9)

With only traces of evidence Woody and Dr. Macy are looking to bring down a mob hit man. Elsewhere Jordan is called to the scene of an accident… with a missing body. This new case will lead to answers for an old case.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 29 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E8

#12 - A Man in Blue (Season 5 - Episode 8)


With a cop killer on the loose, Woody is flooded with memories. It is left to Woody to find a killer… at any cost. Meanwhile, aliens spark Nigel’s interests.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 25 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E4

#11 - Judgement Day (Season 5 - Episode 4)

Jordan works to expose the downfalls of the prison health care system, when an inmate turns up dead. Meanwhile Lily is put into a life or death situation…at a local court house.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 25 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E1

#10 - There's No Place Like Home II (Season 5 - Episode 1)


With a familiar killer in their midst, Slokum is forced to get help from an unlikely source. Will the morgue staff be able to stop this killer… again?

The episode was rated 7.67 from 30 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E13

#9 - Dreamland (Season 5 - Episode 13)

Macy is stunned when he discovers that a body from a gang related shooting is his daughter's boyfriend. When a gun from the crime scene returns with Abby's prints on it, the entire team focuses on finding the missing girl.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 27 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E18

#8 - Thin Ice (Season 5 - Episode 18)


A pro baseball player is accused of rape. Nigel sets out to find the family of a fighter pilot who was been discovered… frozen. With the relationship of Woody and Lu growing, Jordan’s jealousy grows.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 24 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E3

#7 - Under The Weather (Season 5 - Episode 3)

Jordan’s defiance of Dr. Macy ends up putting her own life in danger. With three boys missing and bodies turning up, Woody and Dr. Macy don’t realize they are also searching for one of their own.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 29 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E7

#6 - Road Kill (Season 5 - Episode 7)


A copy cat killer starts to terrorize Boston, Woody and Jordan are left to break the case. When they have to turn to the original killer for answers, Jordan is less than comfortable when the killer starts to get personal.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 31 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E12

#5 - Code of Ethics (Season 5 - Episode 12)

Jordan and Woody investigate the death of two soldiers. One was killed in Iraq, the other has been killed in Boston. Dr. Macy confronts his daughter over her choice in boyfriends and a possible addiction to drugs. Jordan discovers a secret J.D. is keeping.

The episode was rated 7.80 from 30 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E14

#4 - Death Toll (Season 5 - Episode 14)


A bomb has detonated on a Boston train, leaving many victims dead or injured. A lot of the victims are school-aged children which triggers bad memories. What is worse is that there is another bomb… somewhere.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 27 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E21

#3 - Don't Leave Me This Way (Season 5 - Episode 21)

When Jordan wakes up to find J.D. dead beside her, she has no memory of the events from the previous night. Accused or murder Jordan will turn to her friends to help piece everything together.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 23 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E19

#2 - Mysterious Ways (Season 5 - Episode 19)


A supposed miracle worker dies; Woody and Jordan work the case. Elsewhere while in the process of breaking and entering a man dies.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 24 votes.

Crossing Jordan - S5E17

#1 - Save Me (Season 5 - Episode 17)

Woody and Lu team up to find the killer of a young girl and the search will prove to be difficult with the possibility of the killer being mentally ill and living in a halfway house. Jordan has taken in Kayla, while the state tries to find a home for her.

The episode was rated 8.04 from 26 votes.

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