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|Country of origin:||United States|
|Number of episodes:||14|
|Premiere:||September 21, 2005|
|Finale:||December 7, 2005|
|Number of contestants:||13|
Cycle 5 of America's Next Top Model premiered on September 21, 2005 on UPN and concluded on December 7, 2005.
Nicole Linkletter was crowned as the winner of the cycle.
- A modelling contract with Ford Models
- A fashion spread with Elle Magazine
- A $100,000 contract with CoverGirl cosmetics
The ages stated are from the start of the contest.
|Nicole Linkletter||20||Grand Forks, North Dakota||N/A||1|
|Nik Pace||21||Atlanta, Georgia||Episode 13||2|
|Bre Scullark||20||Harlem, New York||3|
|Jayla Rubinelli||20||Tuscon, Arizona||Episode 12||4|
|Kim Stolz||21||New York, New York||Episode 11||5|
|Lisa D'Amato||24||Los Angeles, California||Episode 10||6|
|Kyle Kavanagh||19||Dexter, Michigan||Episode 7||7|
|Coryn Woitel||19||Minneapolis, Minnesota||Episode 6||8|
|Diane Hernandez||23||Orlando, Florida||Episode 5||9|
|Sarah Rhoades||18||Boonville, Missouri||Episode 4||10|
|Cassandra Whitehead||19||Houston Texas||11|
|Ebony Taylor||18||Sylmar, California||Episode 3||12|
|Ashley Black||22||Fort Lauderdale, Florida||Episode 2||13|
|Cycle||Episodes||Originally Aired (U.S. dates)|
|Cycle Premiere||Cycle Finale|
|5||14||September 21, 2005||December 14, 2005|
Cycle 5: 2005
|Title||Original Air Date|
|48||1||"The Girl With The Twisted Catchphrase"||September 21, 2005|
|Semifinalists must walk in an impromptu fashion show and impress judges in order to make the cut and go to Bel Air as a finalist.|
|49||2||"The Girls Become Superheroes"||September 21, 2005|
|The chosen final 13 become Superheros for their first photo-shoot, and two girls get acquainted in the Top Model limo.|
|50||3||"The Girl Who Needs A Miracle"||September 28, 2005|
|The models receive plans for their makeovers and go on a shopping challenge along Rodeo Drive; during a photo shoot, the models split into pairs with matching outfits and pose for judges.|
|51||4||"The Girl Who Makes A Disclaimer"||October 5, 2005|
|Contestants take a challenge to walk a runway with moving parts; models must pose while running and react to unseen effects during a photo shoot.|
|52||5||"The Girl Who Gets A Boob Job"||October 12, 2005|
|When the models must point out one another's worst physical features, they learn how to turn their negative flaws into positives.|
|53||6||"The Girl Who Loves Bubbles And Talks To Plants"||October 19, 2005|
|Supermodel Iman supervises the contestants and shares her beauty secrets; comic Chris Spencer challenges the models to be an effective spokesperson for a skin care product; the contestants demonstrate their ability to juggle a busy schedule.|
|54||7||"The Girls Who Are 1940s Pin-ups"||October 26, 2005|
|After a rigorous workout the models must outshine one another at a meeting with editors from ELLEgirl magazine.|
|55||8||"The Girl Who Wants To Step On The Pretty Flower"||November 2, 2005|
|Previously unseen footage from the first eight weeks of the show; several of the models confront Jayla about her negative and hurtful comments; Lisa demonstrates her unusual method of making sure she gets exercise.|
|56||9||"The Girl Whose Boyfriend Is Cheating On Her"||November 9, 2005|
|A model is chosen to make a guest appearance on an episode of Veronica Mars.|
|57||10||"The Girl Who Talks Behind Everyone's Back"||November 16, 2005|
|A model talks about her competitors behind their backs; models learn never to let down their guard.|
|58||11||"The Girl Who Retaliates"||November 23, 2005|
|The models must pose as human statuses in a park, and pigeons swarm around them; when a competitor suspects another of stealing, she exacts revenge.|
|59||12||"The Girl Who Takes A Pill"||November 30, 2005|
|The competitors get a crash course in British fashion trends, then try to impress top London fashion designers by dressing in trendy clothes.|
|60||13||"The Girl Who Is On The Cover"||December 7, 2005|
|Contestants must shoot a cosmetics commercial and a national print ad; the final two contestants pose with Tyra Banks for a 2006 magazine cover.|
|61||14||"Cycle 5 Reunion"||December 14, 2005|
|The models from the fifth season reunite for the first time to share their stories, their experiences and the ways in which their appearances on the show have transformed their lives.|
- The international destination for the cycle was London, England.
- The cast size was reduced from 14 to 13, which was maintained up until Cycle 10.
- The house that the girls stayed in the first half of the competition was later used for the first season of the VH1 show Rock of Love.
- The Cycle 5 Finale was reshot in Los Angeles due to the 7/7 attacks in London during the filming of the following cycle.
To view the gallery for Cycle 5, click here.
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