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Season 5 Episode 19

Spanking the Monkey

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Aired Thursday 9:00 PM Apr 16, 2004 on NBC
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Spanking the Monkey
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Wary of Lester Martin, the high-priced lawyer his father has found for Mikey and the deal he's attempting to broker, Bosco warns his brother to stay away from Maritza, but Mikey decides to disregard his brother's advice and makes a deal to become her informant; for good measure, Bosco threatens to kill Maritza if anything happens to Mikey; Sully teases Ty about his budding relationship with Sasha; Faith and Bosco strike a deal with Laura, who also has no love lost for Maritza, to protect Mikey by helping her nab the drug dealers before Maritza gets to them; J.D. offers Kim a ride home, but stops off first at a rave that both Anti-Crime and Narcotics have staked out, thanks to information Mikey gave them; when some bad ecstasy begins to take a rapid toll, the paramedics call for backup, which prompts Maritza and her detail to storm the building; after an arsonist lobs a Molotov cocktail into the crowded building, Faith and Bosco give chase and capture him, while the firefighters rescue the ravers who are trapped in the fire; recuperating in the hospital after J.D. rescues her from the burning building, Kim realizes that he is intimately involved with running the rave, and threatens to report him, but he resigns first; Faith threatens to report Maritza to I.A.B. after the sergeant assaults Faith's handcuffed prisoner and breaks his nose; Lester reappears in the station house, this time representing the arsonist, who's also eager to work out a deal by giving up the head of the ecstasy ring; Faith picks out a photo of Joey Mann, who drove the arsonist to the rave, and Laura identifies him as the son of Donald Mann, the head of the ecstasy ring; Maritza spooks Joey as she's about to arrest him, and they head off in a high speed pursuit which narrowly avoids a group of children and leads to Joey's death; Laura warns Faith and Bosco that Donald will be after them to avenge his son's death.moreless

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Coby Bell

Coby Bell

Ty Davis Jr.

Michael Beach

Michael Beach

Doc Parker (Episodes 1-103)

Eddie Cibrian

Eddie Cibrian

Jimmy Doherty (Episodes 1-101)

Molly Price

Molly Price

Officer (Now Detective) Faith Yokas

Kim Raver

Kim Raver

Kim Zambrano (Episodes 1-111)

Anthony Ruivivar

Anthony Ruivivar

Carlos Nieto

Joseph Sikora

Joseph Sikora

J.D. Hart

Guest Star

Marcia Strassman

Marcia Strassman

Laura Wynn

Guest Star

Khan Baykal

Khan Baykal

Rick Cuadra

Guest Star

Charlie Day

Charlie Day

Michael Boscorelli

Recurring Role

Joe Lisi

Joe Lisi

Lt. Swersky

Recurring Role

Tim Kang

Tim Kang

Kent Yoshihara

Recurring Role

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