Ally McBeal (TV Series 1997–2002)

Season 5


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1Friends and LoversFriends and Lovers (29 Oct. 2001)
On her way to Cage and Fish, Ally runs into herself, better known as Jenny, a young lawyer just fired and heartbroken over her ex. So Ally hires her. Problem is Richard has also hired Glenn, Jenny's ex, better known as the cute uterus-tickler. To help her deal, Ally hires Attorney Steven Mittler as her therapist. John is irreparably fraught when he thinks Ally loves him as a lover rather than a friend.
6.9
2Judge LingJudge Ling (5 Nov. 2001)
Ally and Jenny are shocked to discover that the name plaintiff in the telephone company solicitation case is a man in drag; Ling becomes a judge in small claims court; Coretta convinces Cage to have a make-over.
7.2
3Neutral CornersNeutral Corners (12 Nov. 2001)
The attorneys develop a novel approach to gain leverage against the telephone companies; Cage expresses his feelings for Ally.
7.1
4Fear of FlirtingFear of Flirting (19 Nov. 2001)
Raymond is sued for sexual harassment and he hires Jenny to defend him. The closer Raymond and Jenny get, the more they think they might like each other, and fewer reasons that Glenn and Ally have for not dating each other. Meanwhile, John is gone and Richard inhabits his hole.
6.9
5I Want LoveI Want Love (26 Nov. 2001)
Jenny's mom shows up at cage & fish for representation in suing her former employer who fired her for marrying a 22-Year-Old. Her thoughts on love offer ally a fresh perspective that allows her to feel she can date glenn.
7.0
6Lost and FoundLost and Found (3 Dec. 2001)
Ally, Glenn, Raymond, and Jenny go out on a double date.
6.9
7Nine One OneNine One One (10 Dec. 2001)
As Christmas approaches: a minister loses his job because he no longer believes in God; a town mayor cancels Christmas celebrations; a woman sues for sexual harassment after a man kisses her under mistletoe during a party.
7.7
8Playing with MatchesPlaying with Matches (7 Jan. 2002)
Frances' fiance hits on Ally; Kimmy takes a matchmaker to court after she spends a great deal of money and fails to find a man; Ally encounters the ghost of a young boy.
7.1
9Blowin' in the WindBlowin' in the Wind (14 Jan. 2002)
Ally falls in love with a dumpy house being renovated by construction worker Victor Morrison; a woman sues after her adoring ex-husband goes bankrupt by lavishing her with gifts; Jenny's chiropractor's chair proves sexually fulfilling.
7.2
10One Hundred TearsOne Hundred Tears (21 Jan. 2002)
Ally aids a man determined to make a lifelong dream come true by flying across a river using a pair of wings; a matchmaker sets up Elaine and Fish on dates.
6.8
11A Kick in the HeadA Kick in the Head (4 Feb. 2002)
A 10 year-old girl knocks on Ally's door, and suddenly Ally is a mother. The fertility clinic is mortified, but that doesn't change the fact that there is a girl looking for her mother, her irate aunt wanting her back, and a confused Ally contemplating how to be a mother. Meanwhile, Richard is on his first murder trial. The client, who kicked his wife in the head mistaking her as a soccer ball, is pleased that Richard has graciously guaranteed acquittal, but John is suffering from stress that Richard's trying of the case is causing him.
7.1
12The New DayThe New Day (11 Feb. 2002)
Fish offers to make Ally a partner; a woman with AIDS sues after she's fired from a law firm; Ally adjusts to the responsibilities that come with parenthood.
7.0
13WomanWoman (18 Feb. 2002)
In her first duty as senior partner at Fish, Cage & McBeal, Ally has to fire someone. It goes even worse than she expected when Jenny takes it personally and Glenn takes the stand that if she goes, he goes. Nelle does not get fired but Ally makes her sing at the bar and her plan of deception backfires once Richard hires Claire Otoms as a secretary. At home, Ally has to deal with Maddie's first sleepover and leans on Victor for support.
7.2
14HomecomingHomecoming (25 Feb. 2002)
Ally decides to have a DNA test performed to determine if Maddie is her daughter; a woman suffering from dementia mistakes Victor for her lover; Claire arranges a meeting between Fish and his first love.
7.0
15Heart and SoulHeart and Soul (4 Mar. 2002)
Ally does a lot of soul searching after she asks Victor out on a date; Fish, Raymond, and Claire represent a woman seeking a heart transplant from her father -- who is serving time for killing the woman's mother.
7.2
16Love Is All Around: Part 1Love Is All Around: Part 1 (15 Apr. 2002)
Ally grows nervous when her third date with Victor approaches.
7.6
17Love Is All Around: Part 2Love Is All Around: Part 2 (15 Apr. 2002)
John is up against Lolita (real name Liza) in court but he has met his match when the young vixen ups the ante of his usual tricks. Todd reminds Ally of Larry and as she tries to pick a fight with Victor she ends up in the arms of Todd. Claire Otoms' wedding is put on hold when the firm decides she needs a pre-nup, but Coretta is off to play matchmaker again.
7.3
18Tom DooleyTom Dooley (22 Apr. 2002)
Liza and Cage defend a woman charged with bigamy; Nelle and a handsome new associate, Wilson Jade, represent a woman suing her husband for sexual harassment.
7.0
19Another One Bites the DustAnother One Bites the Dust (29 Apr. 2002)
Ally represents Victor when he's sued by an ex-girlfriend, and is appalled to discover that Victor created a painting of her... complete with cellulite.
6.8
20What I'll Never Do for Love AgainWhat I'll Never Do for Love Again (6 May 2002)
When Fish's father is sued for sexual harassment, Fish's mother asks for a divorce; Elaine has high hopes when she tries out for a role in A Chorus Line; Fish finds himself increasingly drawn to Liza.
7.3
21All of MeAll of Me (13 May 2002)
The attorneys represent a woman with a split personality: the submissive Helen, who's deeply in love with her husband; and the aggressive Helena, who wants a divorce.
7.3
22BygonesBygones (20 May 2002)
When Maddie suffers a nervous breakdown, Ally decides to move to New York, leading to tearful goodbyes with her friends; Fish and Liza decide to wed.
7.8