Rescue Me: Season 4 (2007)

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Critic Consensus: With its founding conceit receding into the background, Rescue Me careens between various tones in its fourth season, but the series' resonant highs still outweigh its ill-conceived lows.

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Episodes

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Air date: Jun 13, 2007
2
Air date: Jun 20, 2007
3
Air date: Jun 27, 2007
4
Air date: Jul 11, 2007
5
Air date: Jul 18, 2007
6
Air date: Jul 25, 2007
7
Air date: Aug 1, 2007
8
Air date: Aug 8, 2007
9
Air date: Aug 15, 2007
10
Air date: Aug 22, 2007
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Season four opens with Tommy (Denis Leary) and Sheila (Callie Thorne) being investigated for arson and insurance fraud following the fire at Sheila's new house. Janet (Andrea Roth) gives birth to a child that Tommy has determined to accept as his own -- until the baby's hair turns out to be the jet black color of Johnny's.

Cast

Denis Leary
as Tommy Gavin
Daniel Sunjata
as Franco Rivera
John Scurti
as Lt. Kenny `Lou' Shea
Steven Pasquale
as Sean Garrity
James McCaffrey
as Jimmy Keefe
Michael Lombardi
as Mike Siletti
Andrea Roth
as Janet Gavin
Callie Thorne
as Sheila Keefe
Tatum O'Neal
as Maggie Gavin-Garrity
Lenny Clarke
as Uncle Teddy
Natalie Distler
as Colleen Gavin
Jerry Adler
as Chief Feinberg
Jack McGee
as Chief Jerry Reilly
Susan Misner
as Theresa
Robert John Burke
as Father Mickey
Artie Lange
as Cousin Mike
Terry Serpico
as Cousin Eddie
Charles Durning
as Michael Gavin
Neal Jones
as Peter Reilly
Cynthia Harris
as Mike's Mom
Chance Kelly
as Jimmy the Jew
Dean Winters
as Jimmy Gavin
Rebekah Aramini
as Mrs. Merritt
Greta Quispe
as Pregnant Woman
Tim Miller
as Jonathan Tessler
Peter Tolan
as Chief Pecher
Alyssa Ford
as Bystander
James Hindman
as Insurance Guy
Conan McCarty
as Jewelry Store Manager
Kate Amara
as Reporter
Karmine Alers
as FDNY Nurse
James Coyle
as FDNY Doctor
Michael-Leon Wooley
as Security Guard
John Danelle
as Liquor Store Clerk
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Critic Reviews for Rescue Me Season 4

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (9)

At heart, it's a funny, raucous, bittersweet and vividly entertaining chronicle of the spontaneous emotional combustion that goes on in the lives of one soulful, eclectic assortment of firehouse characters.

Dec 12, 2018 | Full Review…

Yet one more example of how this series skillfully hopscotches from tender to intense.

Dec 12, 2018 | Full Review…

This year, though the juxtaposition of harsh drama and dark comedy is as seamless as ever, Rescue Me starts out by placing more emphasis on the humor.

Dec 12, 2018 | Full Review…

For the most part it's still morbidly fascinating, with the last seconds of Episode 3 providing one of Rescue Me's biggest jolts to date. The series may not be on fire all the time, but it hasn't cooled its jets just yet.

Jun 13, 2007 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
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Where daytime serials toss in one-dimensional evil twins or random demonic possessions without a second thought, Rescue Me genuinely cares for its weird characters and plot deviations.

Dec 12, 2018 | Full Review…

The simple fact is that this is a good show, Leary is particularly good in it, and if the premiere is any judge, the fourth season will be as entertaining and engrossing as ever.

Jun 13, 2007 | Rating: 8.2/10 | Full Review…

The show's still a hoot to watch.

Dec 12, 2018 | Full Review…

More than in past seasons, Rescue Me openly talks about the ways that women emasculate men. Women exist on Rescue Me to terrify men, and thus the show constantly loses out on opportunities to deepen its storytelling.

Dec 12, 2018 | Full Review…

Rescue Me so often pulls off the impossible that its misses are forgivable. And that's an impressive kind of understanding of art and its complicated mission.

Dec 12, 2018 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

Leary's barbed performance gets sharper by the year, and the comedy is as strong as ever, but this series filled with recidivist addicts can't kick its own worst habit: unnecessary melodrama.

Dec 12, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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