The BEST Episodes of 9-1-1
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021
Explores the high-pressure experiences of the first responders who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations.
#1 - Fight or Flight
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 1, 2019
The First Responders rally together to search for a missing Maddie.
#2 - Survivors
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired May 24, 2021
In the aftermath of the shooting, Athena and the 118 are on high alert when a sniper is targeting members of the LAFD. Maddie makes a life decision.
#3 - 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.
#4 - 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.
#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.
#6 - Suspicion
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired May 17, 2021
The members of the 118 make calls to save a bridezilla at a disastrous wedding and to a mother trapped on her balcony. Hen plays medical detective when her mother, Toni, falls ill. Eddie and Christopher receive a visit from Carla, Athena uncovers a secret Bobby has been hiding that puts their marriage on the rocks and Maddie struggles with adjusting to motherhood.
#7 - 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.
#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 - Blindsided
Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 19, 2021
Athena and the 118 race to save lives after a drunk driver causes a deadly pile-up on the freeway. Meanwhile, Maddie goes into labor and Hen and Karen are devastated as they prepare their foster daughter, Nia, to be reunited with her birth mother.
#10 - 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.
#11 - 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.
#12 - 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.
#13 - 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.
#14 - Powerless
Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired May 4, 2020
The 118 races to rescue a little girl in a runaway hot air balloon and help with a city power outage caused by a hijacked tree-trimmer truck. Meanwhile, Athena's investigation into the serial rapist case puts her life in jeopardy.
#15 - 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.
#16 - First Responders
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired May 3, 2021
The members of the 118 rush to the site of a hit-and-run that leaves a familiar face in critical condition. With Buck's help, Athena investigates the case of a missing woman last seen in a casino and Josh recalls an emergency in 2006 that led him to become a 9-1-1 operator.
#17 - 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.
#18 - 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.
#19 - Eddie Begins
Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 20, 2020
Eddie's journey to rescue a boy from a well turns into a mission to save himself from his past.
#20 - Buck Begins
Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 15, 2021
The 118 race to save the lives of workers trapped in a five-alarm factory fire. Meanwhile, Maddie reveals a painful family secret that causes Buck to confront his childhood and answer why he is the daredevil he is today.
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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.
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - 9-1-1, What's Your Grievance?
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 8, 2021
Athena investigates a mysterious murder during a neighborhood block party and the 118 rush to save lives endangered by a bomb threat. Meanwhile, Chimney has a hard time keeping secrets when Maddie and Buck's parents come to town.