In the United States, original episodes of season five aired from September 25, 2009 - May 21, 2010. For airdates on other networks and in other countries, see: International Airdates. Season five has a total of five main characters, Melinda, Jim, Ned, Delia, and Eli. Season Five will move five years into the future in one of the early episodes and continue in the future for the rest of the series, much in the same format as One Tree Hill and Desperate Housewives. Melinda will also have her baby in the first episode of the season, a boy Melinda and Jim name Aiden.
With the show going five years into the future, the season will be set during 2014 - 2015. This would mean it had been nine years since the start of the show.
This season is the final season of Ghost Whisperer, after CBS canceled it on May 18, 2010. Most main plot points were wrapped up in the final episode, with the only exception being what happened to President Bedford. As of 2013, there are no plans to continue the show in any form.
In Billing Order
- Jennifer Love Hewitt as Melinda Gordon
- David Conrad as Jim Clancy (Sam Lucas' body unseen)
- Christoph Sanders as Ned Banks
- Jamie Kennedy as Eli James
- Camryn Manheim as Delia Banks
Main Plot PointsEdit
- The show goes five years into the future in the first episode and stays that way.
- Melinda and Jim have a son, Aiden Lucas.
- More about the Book of Changes is told.
- Two types of entities are introduced, the Shadows and the Shinies.
- The Shadows have President Bedford as a slave.
- Aiden learns about his power as an empath
- The Shinies are found to be ghosts of children who crossed over into the light and came back to our world.
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|86||Birthday Prescence||01||September 25, 2009||P.K. Simonds, Laurie McCarthy||Jennifer Love Hewitt|
|Sam re-invents himself as a physician while viewers are introduced to Melinda's baby Aiden. There's a woman named Amber Heaton who died during childbirth. Her baby, Tyler, survives and is adopted though Amber thinks the child's body died and his soul is now in Aiden's body, haunting him every year on his birthday.|
|87||See No Evil||02||October 2, 2009||Jeannine Renshaw||Eric Laneuville|
|Set in a campus, Ned is with a girl named Brianna but a disturbance leads them to make a terrifying discovery. And since both of them know about Melinda's gift, they call Melinda instead of the cops. Ned and Brianna speculate that one of Brianna's friends is to blame for what happened, recently deceased Gwen Collier.|
|88||No Image Available||Till Death Do Us Start||03||October 9, 2009||Marc B. Perry||Gloria Muzio|
|Eli's father suffers a massive heart attack, triggering a tangled reunion with Eli's mother, who has been dead almost ten years and unable to cross over, as a result of a secret she took to her grave.|
|89||No Image Available||Do Over||04||October 16, 2009||John Gray||John Gray|
|A ghost surgeon who died of an heart attack in the late 1950's is haunting the hospital where he worked and constantly repeating the same last surgery he was performing at the time of his death. Horrified when he encounters a ghost during his prank, Paul is later questioned by Melinda about his experience. Delia begins dating Roger.|
|90||Cause For Alarm||05||October 23, 2009||John Gray, Joy Blake||Ian Sander|
|Melinda lends Eli a hand with a patient who thinks he's being watched by his sister's ghost. Meanwhile, Melinda and Jim are concerned when Aiden talks about his shiny friends that aren't ghosts but something else.|
|91||Head Over Heels||06||October 30, 2009||Melissa Blake, Joy Blake||Steven Robman|
|The Headless Horseman from the Legend of Sleepy Hollow is haunting Melinda and when the legendary book mysteriously shows up at Aiden's school Melinda becomes worried for Aiden's safety.|
|92||No Image Available||Devil's Bargain||07||November 6, 2009||TBA||TBA|
|93||No Image Available||Dead Listing||08||November 13, 2009||TBA||TBA|
|94||No Image Available||Lost in the Shadows||09||November 20, 2009||TBA||TBA|
|95||No Image Available||Excessive Forces||10||November 27, 2009||TBA||TBA|
|96||No Image Available||Dead Air||11||January 8, 2010||TBA||TBA|
|97||No Image Available||Blessings in Disguise||12||January 15, 2010||TBA||TBA|
|98||No Image Available||Living Nightmare||13||January 29, 2010||TBA||TBA|
|99||No Image Available||Dead to Me||14||February 5, 2010||TBA||TBA|
|100||No Image Available||Implosion||15||March 5, 2010||TBA||TBA|
|101||No Image Available||Old Sins Cast Long Shadows||16||March 12, 2010||TBA||TBA|
|Melinda rescues a child ghost who has been trapped in a house for years by violent spirits.|
|102||No Image Available||On Thin Ice||17||April 2, 2010||TBA||TBA|
|103||No Image Available||Dead Eye||18||April 9, 2010||TBA||TBA|
|104||No Image Available||Lethal Combination||19||April 30, 2010||TBA||TBA|
|105||No Image Available||Blood Money||20||May 7, 2010||TBA||TBA|
|106||No Image Available||Dead Ringer||21||May 14, 2010||TBA||TBA|
|A ghost turns up alive while Melinda is trying to help her, and Melinda lands in a revenge plot and discovers enemies she didn't know she had.|
|107||No Image Available||The Children's Parade||22||May 21, 2010||TBA||TBA|
|Guest Star:Joey King as Cassidy the Shiny|