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Chicago Fire: Season 1 (2012-2013)




Critic Consensus: Chicago Fire has an attractive cast and some exciting rescues, but it breaks little new ground in terms of plotting or characterization.


Air date: Oct 10, 2012
Air date: Oct 17, 2012
Air date: Oct 24, 2012
Air date: Oct 31, 2012
Air date: Nov 7, 2012
Air date: Nov 14, 2012
Air date: Nov 21, 2012
Air date: Dec 5, 2012
Air date: Dec 12, 2012
Air date: Dec 19, 2012
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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.

Genre: Drama
Network: NBC
Premiere Date: Oct 10, 2012
Creators: ,
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Jesse Spencer
as Lt. Matthew Casey
Taylor Kinney
as Lt. Kelly Severide
Eamonn Walker
as Chief Wallace Boden
Charlie Barnett
as Peter Mills
David Eigenberg
as Christopher Herrmann
Lauren German
as Leslie Shay
Monica Raymund
as Gabriela Dawson
Teri Reeves
as Hallie Casey
Jon Seda
as Antonio
Chaon Cross
as Heather Darden
Jason Beghe
as Detective Voight
Shane McRae
as Eric Whaley
Robyn Coffin
as Cindy Herrmann
Darrell W. Cox
as Uncle Ray
Treat Williams
as Bennie Severide
Joe Minoso
as Joe Cruz
Mo gallini
as Jose Vargas
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All Critics (32) | Top Critics (18)

Oz's Eammon Walker and House's Jesse Spencer are among the men and women who populate the show's Windy City firehouse, where all sorts of bland personal drama occurs in between flame-fighting.

Full Review… | September 10, 2013
Television Without Pity

Rescue Me got there first and went much deeper.

Full Review… | October 10, 2012
Denver Post
Top Critic

We'll definitely keep checking the temperature on Chicago Fire.

Full Review… | October 10, 2012
E! Online

Everyone here is working from the same medium-grim setting, with medium-grim dialogue, which quickly drags the story and action into the still-smoldering ruins of other fire-and-rescue dramas.

Full Review… | October 10, 2012
Washington Post
Top Critic

There's nothing wrong with procedurals you can count on to entertain you for an hour a week.

Full Review… | October 10, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

None of [the characters are] very interesting, and it's actually kind of hard to tell them apart.

Full Review… | October 10, 2012
Miami Herald
Top Critic

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