10 Best Episodes of iZombie - Season 5

A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 02, 2023.

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iZombie - S5E4

#13 - Dot Zom (Season 5 - Episode 4)

Liv, Clive and Ravi investigate the suspicious death of Cornell Piercey, the head of Piercey Corp, a successful traffic app company. Melissa Schultz, Cornell's ex-girlfriend, is now running the company, makes an interesting reveal to Liv and Clive. Meanwhile, Peyton is focusing on maintaining positive zombie PR in the city. Lastly, Blaine is intrigued when he meets Al Bronson of Bluster Magazine, as she is not at all what he was expecting.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 582 votes.

iZombie - S5E2

#12 - Dead Lift (Season 5 - Episode 2)


Liv, on fitness guru brains, and Clive continue investigating a murder with no body and no evidence. Meanwhile, Peyton approaches councilman Zed with a request but doesn't get the answer she was hoping for. Lastly, Liv surprises Major with a thoughtful gesture just when he needs it the most.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 600 votes.

iZombie - S5E1

#11 - Thug Death (Season 5 - Episode 1)

While investigating a murder case with no body and no brain to eat, the only evidence Liv and Clive have to work with is a grainy video and a little bit of blood found at the crime scene. Meanwhile, Blaine is up to his old tricks.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 710 votes.

iZombie - S5E8

#10 - Death of a Car Salesman (Season 5 - Episode 8)


Liv and Ravi each consume the brain of a very dislikable car salesman and inherit his competitive nature.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 537 votes.

iZombie - S5E6

#9 - The Scratchmaker (Season 5 - Episode 6)

After consuming the brain of the ultimate matchmaker, Liv is determined to find the perfect match for Major. Meanwhile, Blaine will stoop to any level to protect himself. Lastly, Don E contemplates an interesting offer.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 549 votes.

iZombie - S5E11

#8 - Killer Queen (Season 5 - Episode 11)


Liv and Clive investigate the death of an old school drag queen which leads Liv to eat and shift into the queen’s brain. Meanwhile, Ravi reaches out to Major with an interesting request.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 502 votes.

iZombie - S5E10

#7 - Night and the Zombie City (Season 5 - Episode 10)

While investigating the murder of private eye Mick Chisel, who was stabbed in the head with an ice pick, Liv consumes Chisel's brain in hopes of breaking down how this gruesome murder took place.

The episode was rated 7.59 from 507 votes.

iZombie - S5E3

#6 - Five, Six, Seven, Ate! (Season 5 - Episode 3)


While investigating the deaths of Gulliver and Nancy, the dynamic duo of Seattle's winning dance team, Liv and Ravi go undercover as dance partners to size up the other contestants aka the prime suspects. Meanwhile, Peyton confronts Major after she's told that one of his soldiers was out of line during a routine lice check at the school. Lastly, Clive and Bozzio receive a shocking surprise during Lamaze class.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 606 votes.

iZombie - S5E5

#5 - Death Moves Pretty Fast (Season 5 - Episode 5)

Liv investigates the death of independently wealthy 19-year-old Harris Miller while, on brain à la Ferris Bueller, attempting to cheer up Ravi, who has been spiraling after learning some unfortunate news. Meanwhile, after a nasty fall at the crime scene, Clive is forced to continue his part of the investigation via FaceTime. Lastly, things are suddenly going from bad to worse for Blaine.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 564 votes.

iZombie - S5E7

#4 - Filleted to Rest (Season 5 - Episode 7)


While investigating the murder of Eleanor Barba, a chef at a high-end restaurant, Liv consumes her brain and becomes an unrelenting perfectionist who knows just how to break a person to their very core. Meanwhile, Major is on a mission to find out who is betraying the commander.

The episode was rated 7.61 from 557 votes.

iZombie - S5E9

#3 - The Fresh Princess (Season 5 - Episode 9)

Liv and Clive investigate the murder of Miss Teen Seattle beauty pageant contestant, Laurie-Beth Spano, who went into anaphylactic shock onstage in 1999 and ended up in a coma. At the time, police arrested rival contender Velma Charlet for spiking Laurie-Beth’s makeup and she was given a four-year sentence. In present day, Laurie-Beth has passed away and Clive has arrested Velma, for her murder. Velma claims to be innocent and Liv consumes Laurie-Beth’s brain in hopes of tracking down the murderer.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 512 votes.

iZombie - S5E13

#2 - All's Well That Ends Well (Season 5 - Episode 13)


Series finale - The human versus zombie war finally comes to a head.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 526 votes.

iZombie - S5E12

#1 - Bye, Zombies (Season 5 - Episode 12)

Penultimate episode - Liv makes a devastating discovery.

The episode was rated 7.92 from 523 votes.

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