- 1 The Girl with the Twisted Catch Phrase
Cycle five premieres with 13 new aspiring models competing in an impromptu fashion show. This season the girls will live together in a Bel Air mansion. Former model Twiggy joins the judges to replace Janice Dickinson.
Air Date: 2005-09-21
- 2 The Girls Become Super Heroes
Air Date: 2005-09-21
- 3 The Girl Who Needs a Miracle
The remaining girls go and get a makeover. Cassandra, cries about her new short hair, not knowing it was a mistake. At the photo shoot, the girls pair up and go head to head for the best picture. Kim, surprises the judges and J mentions she really needed a miracle.
Air Date: 2005-09-28
- 4 The GIrl Who Makes a Disclaimer
Sarah and Kim's relationship heats up while Cassandra's getting hot and bothered by her short hair, and not in a good way. The girls learn how to walk the walk, especially on a moving platform and learn to runaway from the evil fashion police witch.
Air Date: 2005-10-05
- 5 The Girl Who Gets a Boob Job
The return of Janice Dickinson! The girls have to reveal their greatest flaw and learn how to turn that flaw into something great. And for the photoshoot, the girls have to get exaggerated make overs.
Air Date: 2005-10-12
- 6 The Girl Who Loves Bubbles and Talks to Plants
Back stabbing all around in this episode of America's Next top model. Jayla steals some of Nik's lines while Coryn spits out some angry lines of her own at Lisa.
Air Date: 2005-10-19
- 7 The Girls Are 1940's Pin-Ups
The inspiration for today's photo shoot is the 1940's Pin-Up girl style. The girls pose for a potential car advertisement.
Air Date: 2005-10-26
- 8 The Girl Who Wants to Step on the Pretty Flower
A recap of the show so far, with unseen footage.
Air Date: 2005-11-02
- 9 The Girl Whose Boyfriend is Cheating on Her
The girls meet a previous ANTM winner, do a wild phtoshoot and one of the girls wins the chance to appear on Veronica Mars.
Air Date: 2005-11-09
- 10 The Girl Who Talks Behind Everyone's Back
Emotions explode when one model is confronted about constantly talking behind her competitors' backs, and "Entertainment Tonight" correspondent Kevin Frazier teaches the girls about the importance of never letting their guard down in public, as he reveals candid photos that they didn't know were being taken of them. Later, the participants arrive at an overseas destination and are swarmed by paparazzi. At the photo shoot, the models are challenged to stand out from their competitors when they all pose together, wearing only underwear, inside a tight telephone booth.
Air Date: 2005-11-16
- 11 The Girl Who Retaliates
Challenged by J. Alexander to pose like statues in a park, the models find the task to be a little too realistic as they're swarmed by pigeons, and after one competitor suspects another of stealing, she retaliates leading to a series of escalating confrontations. Photographer Barry Lategan serves as guest judge. At the photo shoot, the models pose as modern interpretations of classic art for legendary photographer Barry Lategan, who took the first photo of Twiggy in 1966.
Air Date: 2005-11-23
- 12 The Girl Who Takes a Pill
After Barney's New York Creative Director Simon Doonan and Twiggy teach the girls about the different British fashion trends, the competitors are sent to impress top London designers by dressing in each trend and whoever performs the best earns a special advantage over her competition. Later, the models are photographed by Nigel Barker at a Bollywood-inspired photo shoot, but before they step in front of the camera, one model takes medicine from another and then regrets it.
Air Date: 2005-11-30
- 13 The Girl Who Is On the Cover
With only three models remaining, the girls are first challenged to shoot a CoverGirl commercial and a national print ad, and after one competitor is eliminated, legendary photographer Gilles Bensimon shoots each of the final two girls with Tyra Banks for the February 2006 cover of ELLEgirl magazine. Special guests include past TOP MODEL winners Eva Pigford and Naima Mora, photographer Gilles Bensimon, director Sara Dunlop, photographer Kate Martin, and designers Vanya Strok and Nargess Gharani, who serve as guest judges at the first elimination. Then, the final two models strut their stuff in one last fashion show for London designers Vanya Strok and Nargess Gharani, and one of the competitors is named AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL.
Air Date: 2005-12-07
- 14 The Cycle 5 Reunion
Tyra Banks hosts this revealing one-hour look back and ahead as all of the models, including the recently crowned winner, are reunited for the first time on television to share their stories, experiences and how their lives and careers have transformed since appearing on UPN's hit dramality series.
Air Date: 2005-12-14