The BEST Episodes of 9-1-1

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 13, 2021

Network: FOX

The high-pressure experiences of the first responders who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations.

Pinned

#1 - Pinned

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 30, 2020

The 118 responds to accidents at a bowling alley and a home renovation, as Athena pursues a car thief. Bobby and Michael take Harry camping, and Chimney and Maddie rush into action when their romantic dinner date takes a wild turn.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: John J. Gray
Writers: Juan Carlos Coto, Nadia Abass-Madden
Alone Together

#2 - Alone Together

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 25, 2021

In the aftermath of the dam break, massive mudslides wreak havoc throughout Los Angeles. As Athena fights to save herself and an agoraphobic woman after her house collapses, Bobby, Hen and Eddie rush to save hikers endangered by the falling of the Hollywood sign. Meanwhile, Buck and Chimney must rescue a group of pregnant women trapped in a submerged house.

star 10.00
1 votes
Directors: David Grossman
Writers: Lyndsey Beaulieu
7.1

#3 - 7.1

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.

star 8.53
53 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Zachary Reiter
Stuck

#4 - 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.

star 8.00
52 votes
Directors: Sarah Boyd
Writers: John J. Gray
The Taking of Dispatch 9-1-1

#5 - The Taking of Dispatch 9-1-1

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 13, 2020

Maddie fears for herself and her co-workers when the call center is taken hostage.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Marshall Tyler
Writers: Andrew Meyers, Nadia Abass-Madden
What's Next?

#6 - What's Next?

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired May 11, 2020

The 118 rush to save lives in the aftermath of a massive train derailment.

star 8.00
1 votes
Directors: Jennifer Lynch
Writers: Juan Carlos Coto, Kristen Reidel
Under Pressure

#7 - Under Pressure

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.

star 7.70
78 votes
Writers: Brad Falchuk, Tim Minear
Awful People

#8 - 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.

star 7.70
78 votes
Directors: Kevin Hooks
Writers: Kristen Reidel
Heartbreaker

#9 - 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.

star 7.60
135 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Matthew Hodgson
Pilot

#10 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 3, 2018

It takes a team of people to help answer the famous question, "911, what's your emergency?" Detective Athena Grant works as a member of the police force, handling cases that require her sharp mind and expertise, while also trying to juggle her own family drama. Bobby Nash and his team of firefighters help execute the daring rescues that often come along with these life-threatening situations. Meanwhile, Abby Clark spends her days taking and fielding emergency calls at the 911 call center, but constantly desires to know what happens after she sends help.

star 7.50
108 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy, Tim Minear
Worst Day Ever

#11 - 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.

star 7.50
108 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Zachary Reiter
Merry Ex-Mas

#12 - 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.

star 7.50
52 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Christopher Monfett
Let Go

#13 - 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.

star 7.30
108 votes
Writers: Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy, Tim Minear
Full Moon (Creepy AF)

#14 - Full Moon (Creepy AF)

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 28, 2018

A full moon keeps the crew busy with some of the craziest calls yet, as Athena investigates a potential home invasion and "faces off" against a rabid criminal. Meanwhile, Abby helps investigate the murder of a caller, Bobby and Buck have their hands full at a yoga studio for pregnant women and Hen's past may become her future.

star 7.30
108 votes
Directors: Maggie Kiley
Writers: Adam Penn
Help Is Not Coming

#15 - 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.

star 7.30
78 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Tim Minear, Zachary Reiter
Trapped

#16 - Trapped

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 14, 2018

The first responders race to help a homeless man crushed in a garbage truck, a mother and son in a crashed elevator and extreme hoarders entombed in their house. Meanwhile, Athena jumps into to the dating pool, as Buck and Abby's relationship is tested by her ailing mother.

star 7.20
135 votes
Writers: Adam Glass, Aristotle Kousakis
The Searchers

#17 - 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.

star 7.13
23 votes
Directors: Chad Lowe
Writers: David Fury
New Beginnings

#18 - 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.

star 7.11
27 votes
Directors: John J. Gray
Writers: Kristen Reidel, Tim Minear
Fight or Flight

#19 - Fight or Flight

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 1, 2019

The First Responders rally together to search for a missing Maddie.

star 7.11
27 votes
Writers: Kristen Reidel
This Life We Choose

#20 - 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.

star 7.11
27 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Tim Minear
Sink or Swim

#21 - 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.

star 7.04
23 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Juan Carlos Coto
Point of Origin

#22 - Point of Origin

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 31, 2018

The crew races to an emergency when disaster strikes at an Indian wedding. Abby enlists the help of Buck to try and find her mother and, for the first time, meets Athena face-to-face. Meanwhile, Bobby has a difficult time confronting his past and Hen struggles to make the right decision.

star 7.00
108 votes
Writers: Erica L. Anderson
Karma's a Bitch

#23 - Karma's a Bitch

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 7, 2018

What goes around comes around for an unremorseful widower, an arrogant fitness club owner and an unsuspecting thief. Meanwhile, Bobby gets a surprising phone call from his doctor after donating at Chimney's blood drive, and Athena confronts Michael after having a heart-to-heart with their kids.

star 7.00
108 votes
Directors: Barbara Brown
Writers: Kristen Reidel
A Whole New You

#24 - 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.

star 7.00
54 votes
Directors: Bradley Buecker
Writers: Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy, Tim Minear
Dosed

#25 - 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.

star 7.00
78 votes
Writers: Juan Carlos Coto