"Sins of the Mother" is the fifth episode of Birds of Prey. It aired on November 6, 2002.
Along with Barbara and Helena, Dinah learns the truth about her past when her mother, Carolyn Lance, comes to New Gotham in search of the daughter she abandoned years before. Dinah is shocked to learn that Carolyn was once Batman's protégé, Black Canary. Meanwhile, Helena finds out that Reese has family problems of his own when he becomes secretive about a ruthless gangster.
- Ashley Scott as Helena Kyle/Huntress
- Dina Meyer as Barbara Gordon/Oracle
- Rachel Skarsten as Dinah Redmond
- Shemar Moore as Detective Jesse Reese
- Ian Abercrombie as Alfred Pennyworth
- Mia Sara as Dr. Harleen Quinzel
- Lori Loughlin as Carolyn Lance/Black Canary (special guest star)
- Kristofer McNeeley as Frankie Spitz
- Robert Patrick Benedict as Gibson Kafka
- Brent Sexton as McNally
- Stephen McHattie as Al Hawke
- Rainbow Borden as a street hood
- "Revolution" - Aimee Allen ("My Remedy" on home media release)
- Opening credits.
- "The Wish" - Josh Canova