A cold Chicago winter affected our favorite firehouse this evening, as a daring rescue was made, Stella eyes a brand new job, and Violet began to reap the benefits of her new relationship.
A truck carrying massive metal poles (every driver’s nightmare) crashed on the highway, with the driver clinging over the side for dear life. Another firehouse, 72, had to help stabilize the truck, while Severide had to vertically rescue the driver. This inspired Gallo to want to take more classes at the academy and join Squad, which Severide highly endorsed. Gallo asked the academy, and the class was full, sending Gallo into sad boy mode. However, Severide sent him straight, saying “there’s a fine line between being driven, and being a pain in the ass.” In the end, there was an injury in the class, leaving a spot open, and Severide began to train Gallo on catching up on the coursework, by doing vertical drops over the side of a parking garage.
After the call, the lieutenant of 72, Boswell, told Kidd that he is transferring, giving Kidd the idea to want to put her name in the ring for a lieutenant position. Boden let Stella know that someone else is being considered for the position, but would look into it, which after doing so, gave him the idea to set up the paperwork to make Stella a lieutenant!
After Pelham found out about Stella’s transfer, he too fell into sad boy hours, because he knows how much truck 81 means to Stella. He ended up clearing with Boden so that he will take the spot on 72, and giving Stella his job on 81. Pelham knows everyone looks up to Stella, and admitted that the job never felt like it was his, and told her what a fantastic inspiration she is.
Violet and Chief Hawkins, having just begun a relationship, tried their best to keep the relationship secret. But that didn’t stop Hawkins from playing favorites. After Ambulance 61’s heating stabilizers broke, Hawkins bumped them to the front of the line to be fixed, inconveniencing several trucks that really needed the repair. Violet continued to lie about the relationship to Sylvie, and ended up going to his apartment after their shift.
Mouch was approached by a man, Spiro, who used to own Molly’s, who is crossing a revisit to his old stomping ground off his bucket list. Because of this guy’s shady past with the mob, and nearly burning Molly’s to the ground, Herrmann was hesitant to want to let him tend bar. Herrmann put him to the test, making him a Sazerac. Herrmann’s soft side allowed it, but Spiro’s loud former regulars made their grand entrance. They wrecked the place, smoked cigarettes everywhere, and left a very angry Herrmann. Spiro ended up giving all the money that was given to him, which was well over $4000 back to Herrmann, making him feel like a jerk.
I have to say, this was probably my favorite episode of this season. We saw a great end-line for Pelham on the show, and Brett Dalton gave a great performance as this troubled lieutenant. There was great growth for Gallo, Stella, and Violet, as they all are about to begin different phases both in their careers, and personal lives, and I can’t wait to see where it goes. As with most themes in this show, these three characters will also face a setback in this, which could easily affect that trajectory of where they want to go, and I can’t wait to see where it goes next.
What did you think of tonight’s episode? Leave a comment below!
Coffee Table News
One Chicago Shows Score a Massive Renewal at NBC
Don’t worry, your favorite One Chicago shows aren’t going anywhere anytime soon!
As the 2022-2023 TV season winds down, TV networks are already looking to the future, and the upcoming 2023-2024 broadcast season.
Per TVLine, Chicago Fire has been renewed for season 12, Chicago PD for season 11, and Chicago Med for season 9.
Fans will also be delighted to know that Dick Wolf’s other shows, Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU and Law & Order: Organized Crime have also been renewed.
“I’m pleased to continue my four-decade relationship with Universal Television and NBC,” Dick Wolf said in a statement. “All six shows being picked up again is the ultimate accolade to our incredible casts, producers and writers. I’d also like to thank our loyal fans who have kept our NBC shows on the air for what will be a cumulative 84 seasons.”
Renewals and cancelations are a big deal, with many audiences patiently awaiting verdicts for their favorite dramas.
Alaska Daily on ABC has yet to get an update, while FOX canceled The Reisdent after 6 seasons while renewing The Cleaning Lady.
What shows are you waiting to hear about? Let us know!
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Why Is Taylor Kinney Leaving ‘Chicago Fire’?
Shocking news Firehouse 51—Taylor Kinney is exiting Chicago Fire.
Deadline reported the news on Friday, Jan. 20, revealing that the actor, who anchors the show as Kelly Severide, will be taking a break from the series.
Kinney has been a staple on the Dick Wolf drama since its inception in 2012 and is a huge reason why the series has retained such a dedicated viewership.
While an official reason was not provided, and a rep for the show did not offer a comment, sources close to production told the outlet that Kinney is taking a “leave of absence” to deal with a personal matter. No word on what the situation is.
The cast and crew were reportedly informed of the leave right before the news broke, with the writer’s room likely having to rewrite scripts to accommodate the change.
It’s unclear whether this will be a permanent leave, nor is there any info about how he will be written out for now.
Kinney has not addressed the news himself as of writing.
This is the latest shocking exit in the #OneChicago world as Jesse Lee Soffer, who plays Jay Halstead on Chicago PD, exited earlier this season, while Brian Tee hung up his coat earlier this season on Chicago Med after portraying Ethan Choi since 2015.
See All the Photos From ‘Chicago Fire’s Halloween-Themed Episode
Firehouse 51 is gearing up for Halloween.
New photos were released from Chicago Fire’s Oct.19 episode titled “Haunted House,” and it looks like the squad will get to indulge in a little bit of mischief and mayhem before being called to save lives.
Check out the synopsis for Season 11 Episode 5: “Firehouse 51 hosts a Halloween open house; Kidd and Severide help a young girl after she gets kicked out of her home.”
And check out the photos below:
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