Touched by an Angel Season 5

Season 5

Touched by an Angel Season 5

First Air Date: September 20, 1998

First Aired on    :   1998
Episodes    :   27 episodes



Episodes

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5x27 Godspeed (May 23, 1999)


Josie, an astronaut preparing for a mission aboard the space shuttle Discovery, struggles to cope with her God-fearing mother's death just days before the scheduled launch. Meanwhile, a sick child wants Josie to mail a letter to God.


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5x26 Hearts (May 16, 1999)


When a young woman suffers a severe head trauma after being thrown from a horse, her husband struggles with whether to allow her heart to be donated to a 16-year-old girl who will die soon without a transplant.


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5x25 Fighting the Good Fight (May 09, 1999)


An 11-year-old boy who is living in poverty takes up boxing so he can beat up the bullies who pick on him---until he meets his idol Muhammad Ali, who tells him what's really worth fighting for.


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5x24 Black Like Monica (May 02, 1999)


Monica experiences life as a black woman in America as part of an assignment brought about by the murder of an elderly black man.


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5x23 Full Circle (April 25, 1999)


A distressed mother has her prayers answered when her estranged son finally returns home after seven years---with a son of his own.


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5x22 Made in the U.S.A. (April 11, 1999)


An angry Vietnam vet, who has yet to deal with a tragedy that took place during the war, runs a factory of Vietnamese workers to whom Tess is teaching citizenship.


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5x21 Into the Fire (April 04, 1999)


A discouraged young woman believes her problems will be solved after she joins a cult, but Monica tries to persuade her to put her faith in God.


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5x20 Jagged Edges (March 28, 1999)


After a stand-up comic's father dies, the angels help her face up to a devastating incident from her childhood involving her deeply depressed mother---whom she believes is dead.


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5x19 Anatomy Lesson (March 07, 1999)


Monica and Tess must help a little girl trapped in an airshaft by leading a reluctant rescuer to her location.


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5x18 Family Business (February 28, 1999)


A spoiled young man who has dreams of being a bluesman is perplexed by his father's will, which sends him on a mysterious journey to find his inheritance.


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5x17 The Man Upstairs (February 21, 1999)


A salesman, whose ailing wife will be forced to leave a nursing home unless he can come up with $10,000, goes to Las Vegas and inadvertently sells his soul to an agent of the devil disguised as a casino manager.


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5x16 On Edge (February 14, 1999)


A 12-year-old skater, who leads a nomadic life with her dad, wants to settle down and train after she meets an Olympic contender.


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5x15 My Brother's Keeper (February 07, 1999)


The lives of two competitive skiers---who have a history of first and second-place finishes---are dramatically changed after an accident on the slopes that leads to a revelation.


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5x14 The Medium and the Message (January 10, 1999)


Monica tries to persuade a TV executive, whose network philosophy is “big, better, absolutely shocking,” to consider backing a series about angels.


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5x13 Fool For Love (January 03, 1999)


A lawyer learns the outcome of a heart-wrenching moment from her past after a former boyfriend is brought in as a suspect in an armed robbery.


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5x12 An Angel on the Roof (December 13, 1998)


Rafael joins the angels as they try to unite a group of disparate individuals in rural Texas, including a biased motel owner to whom God is sending a Christmas miracle.


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5x11 The Peacemaker (November 22, 1998)


A couple who stayed married to help their son kick his drug habit are aided by the angels in dealing with a loss that threatens to end their union for good.


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5x10 Psalm 151 (November 15, 1998)


Among a dying 8-year-old's last wishes is that his mother, a jingle writer, finish a song she started soon after he was born.


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5x09 The Wind Beneath Our Wings (November 08, 1998)


Tess and Monica help a mother and daughter whose dependence on each other is keeping them from realizing their full potential.


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5x08 I Do (November 01, 1998)


A widow who wants her son taken off life support clashes with his fiancée, who argues that her beloved would want to live.


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5x07 Beautiful Dreamer (October 25, 1998)


Tess, posing as a schoolteacher, tries to help a child who wants to become a hit man by telling him the story of Abraham Lincoln and John Wilkes Booth.


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5x06 The Lady of the Lake (October 18, 1998)


Monica runs a bait and tackle shop on Lake Paradise, and is tasked with revitalizing both the lake and the faith of a progress-driven land developer.


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5x05 Only Connect (October 11, 1998)


A Little League player, whose overbearing father is also his team's coach, befriends an equipment manager whose peculiar behavior repels others.


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5x04 What Are Friends For? (October 04, 1998)


Monica helps a mayoral candidate make a decision about her friendship with an old college chum, a teacher charged with sexual misconduct with a minor.


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5x03 Saving Grace (2) (September 28, 1998)


Conclusion. Nathaniel persuades Sandra to release him by promising not to tell Russell and Claire that she kidnapped him. Meanwhile, Dinah asks to visit Darlene on death row.


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5x02 Vengeance Is Mine (1) (September 27, 1998)


Joe Greene leaves town after receiving threats from a widow whose husband and son died in an auto accident caused by Joe. Part 1 of 2.


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5x01 Miles to Go Before I Sleep (September 20, 1998)


The angels make good on a promise that Andrew made to a dying man---which involves uncovering the identity of a hospital employee posing as the angel of death, as well as restoring the faith of several terminal patients.




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