The BEST Episodes of 9-1-1
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 2, 2020
Fast-paced exploration into the lives and careers of first responders – cops, paramedics, firefighters – the people who put their lives on the line to save others.
#1 - Fight or Flight
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 1, 2019
The First Responders rally together to search for a missing Maddie.
#2 - The Searchers
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 7, 2019
Athena, Maddie, Bobby and the 118 races to save lives after a massive tsunami hits the Santa Monica Pier and Buck fears the worst when Christopher goes missing.
#3 - Sink or Swim
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 30, 2019
A massive tsunami hits the Santa Monica Pier, placing Buck and Christopher's lives in danger.
#4 - This Life We Choose
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired May 13, 2019
The 118 responds to calls from a stunt driver caught in a hairy situation, a teenage social influencer who is bugging out and the city is on high alert after two mail bombs go off. Meanwhile, Eddie's family comes to town and Buck faces a life or death situation.
#5 - Ocean's 9-1-1
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 22, 2019
A going-away party for a bank manager turns into an emergency, and then a mystery, as the first responders are accused of pulling off a daring heist.
#6 - New Beginnings
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 18, 2019
Bobby meets Athena's parents for the first time and Maddie attempts to end her marriage for good, causing Doug to insinuate himself even deeper into Chimney's life. Meanwhile, a tanker carrying a tiger shark crashes on the freeway and a gas leak in a plastic surgeon's office happens mid-surgery.
#7 - Athena Begins
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 4, 2019
When a murder weapon from a case close to Athena in the early ‘90s resurfaces, flashbacks to 1989 show how Athena joined the LAPD and became the police officer she is today.
#8 - Malfunction
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 11, 2019
Emergencies include a skating mishap at an ice show, an accident involving a self-driving car and a fulfillment warehouse robot going rogue. Meanwhile, Eddie’s after-hours fight club gets out-of-control and Hen struggles in her relationship with Karen.
#9 - Merry Ex-Mas
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 26, 2018
The holidays are naughty and nice for the first responders, who must deal with a stampede at a toy store, a mistletoe stunt gone awry and neighbors competing in a Christmas-light showdown. Meanwhile, Bobby contemplates his future with Athena, Chimney and Buck attempt to lift Maddie's spirits and Eddie must decide if he wants to give his son what he really wants for Christmas - a visit with his mom.
#10 - 7.1 (2)
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 24, 2018
When a massive earthquake rocks Los Angeles, the first responders rush to rescue victims from a crumbling high-rise hotel both under the rubble and high above the ground. Athena must deal with wreckage from a collapsed freeway overpass and Maddie is thrown into the fire as she faces her first crisis as a 911 dispatcher.
#11 - Careful What You Wish For
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired May 6, 2019
The first responders deal with a calamity at a chocolate factory and a mail bomb explosion. Meanwhile, Eddie receives some surprising news from Shannon, and Maddie contemplates her future in the call center and tragedy strikes the 118.
#12 - Kids Today
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 23, 2019
Athena enlists the 118’s help when a teenager speeds out of control on the freeway. Meanwhile, a routine traffic stop uncovers a shocking kidnapping and Buck struggles with his recovery.
#13 - Help Is Not Coming
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 1, 2018
The first responders continue to deal with the fallout of a massive earthquake and its deadly aftershocks. Athena tries to keep the peace as Bobby and team continue to rescue victims from a collapsing high-rise hotel, both under the rubble and high above the ground. Maddie 's first day on the job involves helping a pregnant couple deliver their baby safely.
#14 - A Whole New You
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 21, 2018
In the season finale, the first responders take calls to help an unusual domestic disturbance, a "death" at a psychic's and a horrific motorcycle crash. Meanwhile, Bobby dips his toe into the dating pool, Abby takes a walk down memory lane, Buck is confronted by his past actions and Athena tries to start her new life.
#15 - Under Pressure (1)
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 23, 2018
On one of the hottest days of the year, the first responders feel the pressure as harrowing incidents keep happening around the city, including a road rage accident involving a van full of tourists, an emergency at an auto-repair shop and a veteran with a live grenade embedded in his leg. Meanwhile, Buck gets a surprise visit from his sister, Maddie. Also, Athena questions her relationship with Bobby. Then, at the fire station, handsome new hire Eddie jeopardizes Buck's chances of being chosen for a fireman calendar.
#16 - Chimney Begins
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 25, 2019
A look back at how Chimney joined Station 118 and became the firefighter and paramedic he is today.
#17 - Broken
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 15, 2019
When Metro LA’s 9-1-1 system is hit with a massive system-wide power outage, the call center must go old school in responding to emergencies. The first responders must deal with explosions in multiple homes and a difficult child birth. Meanwhile, Michael confronts Bobby about parenting his kids.
#18 - Worst Day Ever
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 24, 2018
In the aftermath of a deadly plane crash, Bobby and team race to help the survivors, while Athena deals with panic and chaos at the airport. Bobby confronts his past demons; Athena is out for revenge against a group of teen bullies; and Abby delivers an important message from a 9-1-1 caller.
#19 - Christmas Spirit
Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 2, 2019
The 118 responds to holiday-themed incidents, including a shopper pushed over the edge, a woman who is literally having a “Blue Christmas” and a luggage handler accident on a tarmac. Meanwhile, Maddie revisits her past to embrace her future and Bobby receives shocking news.
#20 - Bobby Begins Again
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 29, 2019
After his devastating family tragedy in Minnesota, Bobby Nash moves to Los Angeles to start over, where he becomes Captain of the 118, and meets Athena Grant for the first time.
#21 - Dosed
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 22, 2018
When the first responders race to the rescue of a crashed news copter, they unwittingly become the subject of an eager reporter's first on-air assignment. Meanwhile, Bobby tries to deal with his daughter's death, as Athena prepares for May's homecoming dance. Then, Maddie struggles to let go of her fear of the past. Also, the team responds to emergencies at an eating contest, a bodybuilding competition and a toddler pageant.
#22 - Stuck
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 8, 2018
The first responders race to rescue victims trapped in various tight spots. Meanwhile, Athena contemplates accepting a promotion that will take her out of the field, and Maddie decides to make a move of her own. Then, Buck wonders if he should move on, and Chimney finally deals with the aftermath of his near fatal car crash. Also, Eddie turns to the crew for help with his young son.
#23 - Heartbreaker
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 7, 2018
On Valentine's Day, a surprise marriage proposal goes awry with dangerous consequences. Athena attempts to help a desperate woman and unintentionally joins the Lonely Hearts Club. Bobby and Chimney pull holiday duty and learn about the "Casanova Fracture" and Abby and Buck go on their first official date.
#24 - Awful People
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 15, 2018
Wanting to see the faces behind the 9-1-1 calls, Maddie goes on a ride-along with Athena, while dealing with a seemingly "perfect" dispatcher back at the call center. Meanwhile, Hen must figure out how to save her family from permanently falling apart, and the first responders deal with emergencies both at a military funeral and a movie theater.
#25 - Let Go
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 10, 2018
A night at an amusement park takes a deadly turn when a rollercoaster malfunction leaves lives hanging in the balance. Abby is relieved after getting some help taking care of her mother and tentatively reaches out to Buck, who is struggling with the "life or death" nature of the being a firefighter. Meanwhile, Athena and Hen respond to an unusual home invasion and a couple's dispute leads to a dramatic rescue for Bobby.