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Chicago Fire Season 1 Episodes

24 Episodes 2012 - 2013

A drama series following the firefighters, paramedics and rescue squad of Chicago Firehouse 51. In the first season, the group try to move on after a fire claims the life of a team member, and blame shifts between Lt. Matthew Casey (Jesse Spencer) and Lt. Kelly Severide (Taylor Kinney). Meanwhile, young firefighter candidate Peter Mills (Charlie Barnett) joins the staff. Eamonn Walker, David Eigenberg, Lauren German, Monica Raymund and Teri Reeves also star.

Episode 1

Pilot

Wed, Oct 10, 2012 60 mins

A fire claims the life of a team member in the premiere of this drama series following the firefighters, paramedics and rescue squad of Chicago Firehouse 51. Following the tragedy, Lt. Matthew Casey and Lt. Kelly Severide point fingers at one another. Casey also deals with personal dramas surrounding his separation from his wife, Hallie.

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Episode 2

Mon Amour

Wed, Oct 17, 2012 60 mins

Severide is still consumed with guilt over Andy Darden's death and his remorse is only intensified when he learns that Darden's widow also blames him for the tragedy. Elsewhere, the team must rescue two teens trapped in a car; and Casey and Hallie try to hash out their next steps.

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Episode 3

Professional Courtesy

Wed, Oct 24, 2012 60 mins

Casey faces pressure to cover for a cop's son who was responsible for a drunken-driving accident that left a teenager paralyzed. Meanwhile, Severide ignores his doctor's warnings that his neck injury may never heal if he doesn't seek treatment; and Mills must choose between working at the fire department full-time or helping his mom with her restaurant.

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Episode 4

One Minute

Wed, Oct 31, 2012 60 mins

Chief Boden is plagued by bad press and low morale in the department after being accused of leaving a homeless man to die in a warehouse blaze. Meanwhile, Severide helps an elderly woman; Det. Voight continues to intimidate Casey; Shay runs into her ex-girlfriend during a call; and Hermann gets angry during a Halloween rescue.

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Episode 5

Hanging On

Wed, Nov 7, 2012 60 mins

Casey fights back against Det. Voight and ends up dealing with the consequences; Dawson's on-the-job behavior results in disciplinary action; Severide's arm fails him during a rescue, so he seeks the help of a pharmaceutical representative who happens to be his ex-lover.

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Episode 6

Rear View Mirror

Wed, Nov 14, 2012 60 mins

Casey risks his life during an apartment-fire rescue, potentially earning a much-needed break from Det. Voight's ongoing pressure to retract his statement. Meanwhile, Dawson gets help from a girl she saved.

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Episode 7

Two Families

Wed, Nov 21, 2012 60 mins

Severide delays taking a drug test after he and the rest of the firehouse staff are exposed to a meth lab over the Thanksgiving holiday. Elsewhere, Truck and Squad run into problems while coming to the aid of a gang-related shooting victim; a deep-fried-turkey fire gets out of control; Dawson rescues a bleeding man; and Casey delivers a baby in the midst of a traffic accident.

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Episode 8

Leaving the Station

Wed, Dec 5, 2012 60 mins

Peter begins to have doubts about his future as a firefighter after he comes across a young victim's body at the site of a train accident. Elsewhere, Dawson and Shay deal with an abusive mother; Severide saves a heart-attack victim, aggravating his own injury in the process; and Shay sends Clarice back to her husband.

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Episode 9

It Ain't Easy

Wed, Dec 12, 2012 60 mins

Jose Vargas is injured in a fire and forced to go on disability leave; Chief Boden counsels a suspected teenage arsonist; Severide gets a tempting invitation from a woman he once rescued from a car crash; Cruz tries to save his younger brother from gang involvement.

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Episode 10

Merry Christmas, Etc.

Wed, Dec 19, 2012 60 mins

Several of the firefighters are accused of stealing an expensive diamond necklace after responding to a kitchen blaze in an upscale townhouse. Meanwhile, Cruz tries to save his brother from involvement in an escalating gang war; Dawson invites Casey to a Christmas party; and Shay grows frustrated with Severide.

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Episode 11

God Has Spoken

Wed, Jan 2, 2013 60 mins

Cruz is overcome with guilt over Flaco's death and turns to Casey. Meanwhile, Shay recovers from head trauma; Severide asks Dawson to help him cope with his injury; Casey has family troubles; and Hermann has a hard time accepting a business deal.

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Episode 12

Under the Knife

Wed, Jan 9, 2013 60 mins

Severide tells Chief Boden about his injury and makes some difficult choices about his future. Meanwhile, Casey has family issues; and Dawson goes on a rescue call and finds only one survivor—a young girl.

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Episode 13

Warm and Dead

Wed, Jan 30, 2013 60 mins

Chief Boden goes to the police after teenage arsonist Ernie starts a deadly hardware-store fire. Meanwhile, Severide reaches out to his father after making a decision about his future; Otis works a few shifts at a slow firehouse; and Dawson and Shay find themselves in trouble during a call to a tenement apartment.

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Episode 14

A Little Taste

Wed, Feb 6, 2013 60 mins

Severide shares a past with a visiting lieutenant; Dawson tells Shay about her secret; Casey has family problems; Boden and his team deal with a bad batch of heroin; and Clarice and Shay are confronted with a new problem.

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Episode 15

Nazdarovya!

Wed, Feb 13, 2013 60 mins

Dawson goes behind Antonio's back and puts herself in danger in an effort to help him with an investigation. Elsewhere, Casey and his mom struggle with their new relationship; Severide visits someone from his past as a favor to Lt. Whaley; and Herrmann and Otis learn the hard truth about their silent partner in the bar.

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Episode 16

Viral

Wed, Feb 20, 2013 60 mins

Cruz suffers from emotional distress, and ends up putting himself and his colleagues at risk. At the same time, Casey, his sister and their mom try to hash out their problems; Severide reaches out to someone from his past; and some members of the squad experience a change of perspective after responding to a dangerous call.

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Episode 17

Better to Lie

Wed, Feb 27, 2013 60 mins

Severide's father clashes with Chief Boden over their former colleague's death; Mills helps an upset driver after a car accident; Shay makes a decision about her future with Clarice; and Hermann investigates a mystery with help from Otis and Dawson.

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Episode 18

Fireworks

Wed, Mar 20, 2013 60 mins

Mills presses Bennie Severide for information about his father's death. Meanwhile, two mysterious diner fires are investigated; and Shay's baby plans take on a new direction.

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Episode 19

A Coffin That Small

Wed, Mar 27, 2013 60 mins

A rescue attempt at a tenement building ends in tragedy. Elsewhere, tensions run high when Severide decides to prepare Mills for a move from Truck to Squad; Shay and Dawson deal with a junkie's erratic behavior; and the team members have a run-in with local drug dealers.

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Episode 20

Ambition

Wed, Apr 3, 2013 60 mins

Despite Severide's support, Mills faces resentment from his colleagues about his desire to join Squad. Meanwhile, a paramedic candidate works a few shifts with Dawson and Shay; Shay helps a pregnant woman who is suffering from complications while her husband is out of town; Dawson and Casey become closer; and Casey gets a surprise visit.

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Episode 21

Retaliation Hit

Wed, May 1, 2013 60 mins

A former paramedic candidate accuses Severide of sexual misconduct. Elsewhere, Det. Voight returns to collect on a favor that Dawson owes him; Casey falls back into bad habits; and Dawson, Herrmann and Otis become bar owners.

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Episode 22

Leaders Lead

Wed, May 8, 2013 60 mins

Severide pushes back against the allegations leveled against him, antagonizing Chief Boden and gaining an unlikely ally in the process. Meanwhile, Casey finds personal happiness; Mills and Dawson face relationship challenges; and the squad responds to an apartment-building collapse.

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Episode 23

Let Her Go

Wed, May 15, 2013 60 mins

Casey must team up with the Intelligence Unit, which is now headed by an unrepentant Voight. Meanwhile, Shay looks forward to parenthood; Mills and Dawson deal with personal issues; and the house comes together to support Molly's grand opening.

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Episode 24

A Hell of a Ride

Wed, May 22, 2013 60 mins

The first season concludes with the squad facing an unstable situation at the Cook County jail. Meanwhile, Shay is optimistic about starting a family; Hermann's wife goes into labor; and Mills and Dawson deal with major decisions.

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