Knightmare Series 5 was formed of 16 episodes. It was shown on Friday afternoons from 6 September - 20 December 1991.
- Teams: 9
- Winning Quests: Team 4 (Shield)
- Longest Quest: Team 4 (62 mins)
- Shortest Quest: Team 5 (19 mins)
- Lord Fear
- Skarkill, the Goblin Master
- Sir Hugh de Wittless
- Gwendoline the Greenwarden
- Elita, the Cavern Elf
- Sylvester Hands
- Julius Scaramonger
- The Gatemaster
- Smirkenorff the Dragon
- 'Blockers' (walls) in Level 1 and 2.
- Spyglasses to view the Opposition.
- A dragon and 'descender' to transport dungeoneers.
- Causeway puzzles.
- Scrolls providing clues and spells.
- Extended theme music for end credits.
- New Broadsword logo animation.