"Payback" is the twentieth episode of the fifth season of Blue Bloods.


When a suspect voluntarily admits to killing a reality show celebrity chef in his own restaurant, Danny and Baez are convinced the suspect is taking the fall for someone. Also, Frank faces a moral dilemma when a longtime friend, Sen. Ted McCreary, asks for Frank’s help to make a DUI go away, and investigative journalist Anne Farrell returns.


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Cast & Characters

Guest Starring

  • Leslie Hope as Anne Farrell
  • Dikran Tulaine as Lech Choinski
  • Izabella Miko as Milena
  • Kett Turton as Lukas Gorski
  • Emily Althaus as Christina Henley
  • Jake Cherry as Victor Bajek
  • Jonathan Gordon as Trevor Reid
  • Kerri Lynn Miller as Jess Weinstein
  • Marquis Rodriguez as Eric
  • Peter Coyote as Senator Ted McCreary


  • Lukas Hassel as Marty Dustin
  • Nick Coleman as Officer Landau
  • Anouk Dutruit as Natalia Bajek
  • Brett Smith as Officer Bolton
  • Megan Masako Haley as Hostess
  • Jackson Loo as Doctor
  • Guyviaud Joseph as Uniform
  • DK Bowser as Super
  • Jake Myers as Camera Man
  • Jason Yachanin as Sound Tech




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Notes & Trivia


Season 5 Episodes
"Partners" "Forgive and Forget" "Burning Bridges" "Excessive Force" "Loose Lips" "Most Wanted" "Shoot the Messenger" "Power of the Press" "Under the Gun" "Sins of the Father" "Baggage" "Home Sweet Home" "Love Stories" "The Poor Door" "Power Players" "In The Box" "Occupational Hazards" "Bad Company" "Through the Looking Glass" "Payback" "New Rules" "The Art of War"
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