Season 5
The Game
22 EPISODES • 2012
Season 5 of The Game was released on January 10 and consists of 22 episodes.

Season 4


1: Skeletons
Jan 10, 2012
Season 5 opens with Melanie grappling with Derwin's accusation that she had an abortion. Meanwhile, Malik and Tasha deal with a drunken Jenna. Later, Tasha corners Malik about his relationship with Jenna; and a wild night comes back to haunt Jason.
2: The Truth Pact
Jan 10, 2012
When Derwin rehires Irv it sets off Melanie searching for her role in life while Tasha sues Derwin and Irv for money she believes she is owed. Meanwhile, Malik is forced to evaluate his extravagant lifestyle.
3: No Money, Mo Problems
Jan 17, 2012
Hostility between Melanie and Tasha goes public at a fashion show. Elsewhere, Chardonnay's friends open Jason's eyes to racism; and Derwin takes Kwan under his wings. Note: Featuring Elimu Nelson and Kel Mitchell
4: The Black People Episode
Jan 24, 2012
Jason meets Chardonnay’s friends who open his eyes to the racism in the world that fame has blinded him to. Derwin tries to get Kwan to follow his lead socially in hopes that it will translate to the field. Melanie and Tasha’s feud finds a public forum while preparing for the annual Sunbeams fashion show.
5: Grand Opening, Grand Closing
Jan 31, 2012
Chardonnay rejects Jason's proposal; Derwin is stunned when Melanie gets the diva treatment at church.
6: Drink, Pray, Love
Feb 7, 2012
Malik has a hard time letting go of his dream home when he's forced to short sell his mansion. Melanie has a showdown with Tasha at Drop Bar.
7: The Tricks Episode
Feb 14, 2012
When a YouTube video of Malik and Derwin doing football tricks goes viral, the guys ride the wave hoping it takes Malik off the bench and back onto the field.
8: Matchmaker, Matchmaker... Mind Your Business!
Feb 28, 2012
Tasha develops romantic feelings for a new man—but he turns out to be a male escort. Elsewhere, Melanie plays matchmaker at her dinner party, only to stir up tension with Derwin.
9: Keep Your Friends Close and Your Prostitute Closer
Mar 6, 2012
Melanie tries to connect with Janay by pushing Derwin closer to her fiancé. Elsewhere, Tasha forges ahead in her newfound relationship with a male escort.
10: Catfight on the Catwalk
Mar 13, 2012
Melanie hosts the Sunbeam's fashion show, but ends up being locked in the bathroom with Tasha. While having sex with three supermodels, Malik has trouble getting aroused, and goes to rehab to visit Jenna.
11: A Punch in the Gut... Full of Human
Mar 20, 2012
Jason's relationship with Chardonnay is tested by a third party; Melanie and Derwin receive troubling fertility news; Chardonnay reaches out to Tasha for relationship help.
12: Higher ground
Mar 27, 2012
Tasha agrees to be the surrogate for Melanie and Derwin; Derwin's poker night turns into a raging bash.
13: There's No Place Like Home
Apr 3, 2012
An unexpected arrival tests Melanie and Derwin ; Malik mulls over an endorsement offer.
14: Derwin's About to go H.A.M
Apr 10, 2012
Derwin suffers consequences; Melanie's surrogate; Derwin's drama as a professional athlete.
15: Party in a Box
Apr 17, 2012
Chardonnay grumbles that her relationship with Jason is purely physical, so Jason tries to make amends by introducing her to his friends. Meanwhile, Derwin faces the reality of Kwan's season-ending injury.
16: Fits and Starts
Apr 24, 2012
Tasha and Pookie explore their friendship; Janay goes out of town; Melanie and Derwin stay busy.
17: A Woman's Right to Choose Herself
May 1, 2012
Tasha's struggle with being a surrogate; Jason helps Chardonnay with her finances; Melanie's discontent with Derwin.
18: Breakthrough, Breakdown? Break- Through
May 8, 2012
Melanie does some soul searching; Malik's relapse.
19: Let Them Eat (Cup) cake!
May 15, 2012
Tasha joins the cupcake club to renew her celibacy. Derwin struggles with Melanie away.
20: Cold Swine Sucks...And So Does Falling in Love
May 22, 2012
Tasha's discovers a text message; Derwin pushes Irv.
21: Move Trick, Get out of the Way
May 29, 2012
Derwin and Melanie's long distance relationship; Malik's success; Tasha becomes a surrogate; Jason and Chardonnay's conflict
22: The Championship Game Episode
Jun 5, 2012
It's down to the wire Game fans! Can the Sabers pull off a championship win? Will Derwin and Melanie settle on a resolution to their potential long distance relationship? Will Malik cut ties with Jenna in order to maintain his professional success? Jason sends Chardonnay on a rollercoaster ride.
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