"Power Players" is the fifteenth episode of the fifth season of Blue Bloods.


After Erin loses a star witness in a case against a mob boss, she and her partner Alex McBride must work to get a man in witness protection to return to testify.

Elsewhere, Jamie and Eddie are tipped off to a man selling drugs by a civilian volunteer. When they attempt to approach the suspect, the volunteer interferes resulting in shots fired.

Meanwhile, Mayor Poole requests that Frank look into the arrest of a favored employee’s spouse. Gormley and Garrett think that Frank needs to ask for something in return.


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Cast & Characters

Guest Starring

  • Mike Pniewski as Vaughn Morgan
  • Caitlin McGee as Melissa Rella
  • Max Adler as Andy Fisher
  • Alex Cranmer as Officer Glen Butler
  • Frank Liotti as George Dano
  • Anthony Arkin as Abe Silver
  • Dan Hedaya as Vincent Rella


  • Madison Wright as Skinny Girl
  • Brian Morvant as Perp




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Notes & Trivia

  • The DVD contains a deleted scene for this episode.


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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