"Sins of the Father" is the tenth episode of the fifth season of Blue Bloods.


At a promotions ceremony, Frank spots a man who was accused of murdering a cop many years before. After having the man detained, Henry must step up and try to help Erin make a case against the man but his memory of the incident isn't rock solid.

Meanwhile, Danny and Baez get drawn into a case when their lunch break is interrupted by a shooting. They suspect the man was killed over debts owed to a loan shark until another victim turns up who is instead connected to the adult film studio both victims worked for.

Elsewhere, Jamie and Eddie get alerted to a mob forming to attack a man who struck a young girl with his van. He is intoxicated and the detective on the case gets a confession but she gets upset with Jamie and Eddie when they question her methods of closing the case, citing a witness who claims the man wasn't the one driving. Since she won't investigate further, they do.


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Cast & Characters

Guest Starring

  • Mitch Pileggi as Donald DeCarlo
  • Mariann Mayberry as Janice Phillips
  • Daniel Jenkins as Jerry Phillips
  • Susan Kelechi Watson as Detective
  • Zachary Spicer as Det. Brent Miller
  • Michele Hicks as Cat Holloway
  • Jennifer Restivo as M.E. Laura Trent
  • Hemky Madera as Ted Santiago
  • Nicholas Calhoun as Max Murdock


  • Alberto Rosende as Carlos Santiago
  • Chris Lazzaro as Devane
  • Alice Schaerer as Neighborhood Woman
  • Mia Nuciforo as Mia
  • Veronica Reyes-How as Gloria Santiago
  • Robin Morse as Phyllis Miller
  • Deborah Twiss as Sheila Gormley
  • Dave Bobb as Angry Man
  • Staci-Lyn Charles as Morgan
  • Mle Chester as Officer Anderson
  • Rosine Ace Hatem as Yelling Woman
  • Mitchell L. Mack as Pedestrian
  • Tiffany Hodges as Alana Robbins
  • Angela Jeanneau as Employee
  • Dominique Huett as Sexy Plumber
  • Andrea Boehlke as Toweled Girl
  • Michael Minarik as Jake Gayley




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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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