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The lives of firefighters and paramedics working for the City of Chicago Fire Department at Fire Station 51, made up of Truck 81, Squadron 3, Ambulance 61, and Battalion 25.

Last Updated: 6/24/2022Network: NBC
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The Whole Point of Being Roommates
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7.56
1430 votes

#1 - The Whole Point of Being Roommates

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/11/2018

After saving a young girl, Dawson is forced to make a tough decision when she finds out the girl's father is addicted to painkillers. Herrmann loses his cool and gets into an altercation with a police officer after responding to a call. Otis and Cruz are on a mission to find out who Bretton is dating. Meanwhile, Boden is skeptical when Donna's brother Julian unexpectedly comes to town.

Directors: Stephen Cragg
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Halfway to the Moon
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7.62
336 votes

#2 - Halfway to the Moon

Season 10 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/11/2022

A family friend asks Herrmann for some advice on opening a bar. Tensions run high between Emma and Violet. Kidd struggles to keep her team together.

Directors: Lisa Robinson
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The Missing Piece
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7.62
375 votes

#3 - The Missing Piece

Season 10 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/9/2022

Following an injury in the aftermath of an industrial fire, Severide and Seager work together to investigate an anonymous tip. Kidd searches for the right person to fill the open spot on Truck 81. A possible new recruit to 51 gets tested at a call.

Directors: Daniel Willis
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Escape Route
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7.65
496 votes

#4 - Escape Route

Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/10/2021

A call to a familiar location brings back mixed emotions for Severide. Herrmann heads out for a vacation. Casey is not thrilled with his replacement.

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Finish What You Started
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7.66
351 votes

#5 - Finish What You Started

Season 10 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/20/2022

Firehouse 51 tackles a fire caused by a dropped jet engine, and one of their own is accused of a theft related to the incident. Kidd and Boden disapprove of Kylie's potential new love interest.

Directors: Carlos Bernard
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A Couple Hundred Degrees
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7.66
484 votes

#6 - A Couple Hundred Degrees

Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/7/2021

A new recruit with ties to the CFD tests Serveride’s patience. Violet receives a mysterious note that sends her and Brett on a hunt for the person who wrote it.

Directors: Brenna Malloy
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Hot and Fast
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7.67
378 votes

#7 - Hot and Fast

Season 10 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/16/2022

Cruz forms a bond with a young immigrant boy he meets while fighting an apartment fire. Squad makes plans to prank the newest member of their team. Hawkins and Violet struggle to keep their relationship a secret.

Directors: Lisa Demaine
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Forgive You Anything
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7.68
1382 votes

#8 - Forgive You Anything

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/10/2015

Severide lobbies Chief Boden for a favor for Scott Rice, an old friend needing a second chance with the CFD, but Casey and Otis have their doubts. Elsewhere, Mills works to regain his active squad status while Brett and Dawson decide they need a big night out.

Directors: Reza Tabrizi
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When They See Us Coming
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7.69
1275 votes

#9 - When They See Us Coming

Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/12/2018

When the FBI takes over Firehouse 51 for an undercover mission, Casey and Severide volunteer to assist with the investigation. Kidd attempts to help Severide come to terms with recent developments he's been managing.

Directors: Lin Oeding
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The Right Thing
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7.69
426 votes

#10 - The Right Thing

Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/13/2021

Kidd spreads her wings as a lieutenant. Chief Hawkins rides with Ambulance 61 to learn more about Brett. Casey takes a trip out of town. A Ritter date night turns into an emergency situation.

Directors: Stephen Cragg
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Keep You Safe
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7.69
375 votes

#11 - Keep You Safe

Season 10 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/6/2022

Severide and Kidd work with CPD regarding a suspicious car wreck. Hawkins and Violet's relationship is in jeopardy. Chloe and Cruz adjust to a new family dynamic.

Directors: Reza Tabrizi
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A Man's Legacy
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7.69
1440 votes

#12 - A Man's Legacy

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/4/2018

Brett attempts to make a lifesaving decision in the field to someone near and dear to the firehouse family. In an effort to impress Lily, Otis scrambles to get everything together for the grand opening of Molly's North. Meanwhile, Boden becomes emotional following the rescue of a famous blues player from a burning apartment building and Dawson struggles to come to terms with how she has been dealing with her father.

Directors: Joe Chappelle
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Devil's Bargain
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7.70
1724 votes

#13 - Devil's Bargain

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/26/2017

Casey and Severide find themselves at odds after Casey argues with him over the best way to save a teenager entangled in barbed wire. When Casey looks to Boden for help smoothing out the situation, he comes to the realization that he will have to fix it himself. Elsewhere, Otis tries to convince Casey to participate in the beta test for an expensive piece of new firefighting equipment imported from Japan. Meanwhile, Kidd and Hope come to blows over a payroll issue and Brett goes on a date with a doctor she meets during an ambo call.

Directors: Jono Oliver
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Double Red
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7.70
494 votes

#14 - Double Red

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/17/2021

Mouch, Gallo, Ritter and Mackey report for training. A nasty blow to the head brings Casey unimaginable pain.

Directors: Reza Tabrizi
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Slamigan
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7.70
1376 votes

#15 - Slamigan

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/25/2018

Dawson and Casey do everything they can to locate Bria's whereabouts after discovering important new information. Lt. Severide reunites with Chief Grissom, an old family friend. Meanwhile, Cruz enlists the help of Brett and Mouch to create a new tool and Kidd and Zach go on a date.

Directors: Bill Johnson
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Last Chance
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7.70
330 votes

#16 - Last Chance

Season 10 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/18/2022

Mouch and Ritter work together to solve a murder mystery. Severide and Cruz tackle a food truck fire. Gallo goes to see Hawkins about Violet.

Directors: Brenna Malloy
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A Closer Eye
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7.71
1090 votes

#17 - A Closer Eye

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/26/2018

Casey tries to deal with his unsettled personal life and the firehouse welcomes a new member. Boden clashes with new Assistant Deputy Commissioner Jerry Gorsch.

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The One That Matters Most
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7.72
1280 votes

#18 - The One That Matters Most

Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/29/2018

The crew struggles to come to terms with an injury to one of their own; a temporary replacement must be dealt with; Boden ponders some interesting news; Kidd has a hard time keeping a secret.

Directors: Bill Johnson
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Fire Cop
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7.73
393 votes

#19 - Fire Cop

Season 10 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/23/2022

Severide and Seager team up to investigate a fire at the home of a troubled young woman. Pelham moves into 51's rumored cursed office. Kylie assists Kidd with Girls on Fire.

Directors: Kantu Lentz
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Back with a Bang
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7.73
441 votes

#20 - Back with a Bang

Season 10 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/5/2022

Stella Kidd returns to Firehouse 51. The team must work together to put out a potassium fire in a tunnel. After that incident, Ritter begins to worry about a young cop who witnessed the fiery death of a truck driver.

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Pilot
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7.73
2509 votes

#21 - Pilot

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/10/2012

When a fire claims one of their own, there's plenty of guilt and blame to go around. Lt. Matthew Casey, in charge of the Truck, tries to carry on, but butts heads with the brash Lt. Kelly Severide of the Rescue Squad - and each blames the other for their fallen team member. The firehouse also includes: Battalion Chief Wallace Boden, a fireman's fireman who is confronted by important personal decisions; paramedics Gabriela Dawson and Leslie Shay, who share a close bond and team together to face some of the most harrowing situations imaginable; Peter Mills, an academy graduate who is the latest generation in a family of firefighters; and Christopher Herrmann, a seasoned veteran who loses his home to foreclosure and now must uproot his family to move in with his in-laws.

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Dead of Winter
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7.73
509 votes

#22 - Dead of Winter

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/17/2021

A fire at a homeless encampment leaves Severide and Casey searching for answers. Cruz is shaken up after a close call. Ritter lends a helping hand to a victim.

Directors: Brenna Malloy
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Foul Is Fair
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7.73
1373 votes

#23 - Foul Is Fair

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/18/2018

After learning unsettling news, Dawson enlists Severide to help her out. Elsewhere, Casey and Dawson struggle with communication issues while Brett and Kidd compete to win the heart of Zach, a Hazmat officer. Meanwhile, Otis, Herrmann and Mouch are on a mission to locate the source of a horrible stench that is making life unpleasant at Firehouse 51.

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Funny What Things Remind Us
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7.74
536 votes

#24 - Funny What Things Remind Us

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/27/2021

While completing a task assigned by headquarters, Boden makes an unforeseen connection. Gallo is forced to make a surprise rescue to one of their own when the firehouse is called to the site of a construction explosion. Mouch reignites an old feud.

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On the Warpath
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7.75
1644 votes

#25 - On the Warpath

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/5/2016

Sylvie witnesses a murder and is threatened by the shooter not to go to the police. Firehouse 51 jumps into action when a fire breaks out at a restaurant and traps several people inside a vault. Mouch starts to get cold feet.

Directors: Joe Chappelle
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