Chicago Fire (season 6)

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Chicago Fire (season 6)
Chicago Fire, Season Six.jpg
Season 6 U.S. DVD cover
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes23
Release
Original networkNBC
Original releaseSeptember 28, 2017 (2017-09-28) – May 10, 2018 (2018-05-10)
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The sixth season of Chicago Fire, an American drama television series with executive producer Dick Wolf, and producers Derek Haas and Matt Olmstead, was ordered on May 10, 2017, by NBC.[1] The season premiered on September 28, 2017 with a timeslot change from Tuesday at 10:00 p.m. to Thursday at 10:00 p.m.[2] The season contained twenty-three episodes and concluded on May 10, 2018.

Overview[edit]

The show follows the lives of the firefighters and paramedics working at the Chicago Fire Department at the firehouse of Engine 51, Truck 81, Squad 3, Ambulance 61 and Battalion 25.

Cast and characters[edit]

Main cast[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Crossover characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
U.S. viewers
(millions)
1151"It Wasn't Enough"Reza TabriziDerek HaasSeptember 28, 2017 (2017-09-28)6017.19[3]
With most of Firehouse 51 still trapped in the warehouse fire, Boden makes a split decision and uses water cannons in order to save his men despite the dangers caused by the resulting steam. Two months later, Casey, along with Mouch and the rest of the Firehouse survives. Casey receives a Medal of Valor and it is revealed he is being considered for promotion to Captain; Casey's view on the matter is that he has had enough politics. Meanwhile, Dawson's father moves out without notice and finds employment once more. Meanwhile, Mouch returns to 51 with a new fitness persona. Also, Brett reunites with a childhood friend by the name of Hope, who strikes up a relationship with Severide. A teacher gets burned in a fire at the high school where Boden's wife, Donna, recently started working at. Donna later reveals that the fire was not an accident.
1162"Ignite on Contact"John HyamsAndrea NewmanOctober 5, 2017 (2017-10-05)6026.13[4]
Boden, Casey and Severide investigate the fire at Donna's school and discover that it was arson and that one of the kids might be involved. Meanwhile, after a heated exchange at a call, Mouch challenges Firehouse 87 to win the firefighter muster and recruits Brett, Hermann, Otis, Kidd, Casey, and Cruz along with the rest of the Firehouse.
1173"An Even Bigger Surprise"Sanford BookstaverJill WeinbergerOctober 12, 2017 (2017-10-12)6036.16[5]
When Boden gets put on a morning detail assignment, a new chief takes over and begins to butt heads with Casey, Brett and Dawson in regards to Firehouse rules and decisions on calls. Later on, Casey receives surprising news from Boden. Meanwhile, Mouch, Otis and Hermann pull an elaborate surprise for Cruz by flying in Leon, Cruz's brother for his birthday. Also, Brett receives shocking news about her friend Hope.
1184"A Breaking Point"Matt Earl BeesleyMichael A. O'SheaOctober 19, 2017 (2017-10-19)6046.35[6]
During a personal errand, Dawson notices that there is falling concrete from a parking garage worked on by construction workers. The garage soon collapses, trapping Dawson inside along with others. Meanwhile, Casey begins to get overwhelmed with his new found duties as Captain and dreading the promotion ceremony. Also, Brett confronts Hope about the rumor that she stole money.
1195"Devil's Bargain"Jono OliverMichael GilvaryOctober 26, 2017 (2017-10-26)6056.55[7]
Severide and Casey come to blows after a dangerous rescue. Brett goes out on a date with a doctor after a call. Otis shows a new tool to the Firehouse. Some money problems cause tension for Hope, Brett and Stella.
1206"Down is Better"Reza TabriziDerek HaasNovember 2, 2017 (2017-11-02)6065.88[8]
Kidd receives shocking news that she is being transferred out of 51 following a successful call, Casey and Herrmann look into it thinking that she might be set up (Hope was the one that set Stella up with a fake signature of Chief Mullins on the transferred form). Meanwhile, tensions between Dawson and her father Ramon come to blows. Also, Otis looks into expand Molly's to a second location after finding a perfect location. The episode ends with Dawson and Brett on a call of a stab victim only to Dawson's surprise it's her father Ramon.
1217"A Man's Legacy"Joe ChappelleAlvaro RodriguezJanuary 4, 2018 (2018-01-04)6075.96[9]
During a call, Dawson is shocked to find her father stabbed and left for dead. She rushes him to Chicago Med where he survives and recovers. Meanwhile, Otis, Kidd and Hermann prepare for the opening of Molly's North with lots of advertising. Boden deals with the aftershocks of a call where the victim is a famous blues singer. Brett rekindles her relationship with Antonio Dawson.
1228"The Whole Point of Being Roommates"Stephen CraggJamila DanielJanuary 11, 2018 (2018-01-11)6085.30[10]
Following a call, Dawson keeps a close eye on one of the victims as their father is addicted to painkiller and is in a bad environment. Meanwhile, Boden meets Donna's brother and immediately becomes skeptical of him when he asks for a financial favor. Also, Cruz and Otis investigate into who Brett is dating and Brett again gets cold feet in her relationship with Antonio Dawson.
1239"Foul is Fair"Sanford BookstaverDerek HaasJanuary 18, 2018 (2018-01-18)6095.68[11]
Casey and Dawson's relationship becomes strained when she spends most of her time trying to find the missing teen along with Severide. Meanwhile, Otis, Mouch and Herrmann investigate an overwhelming scent permeating through 51. Kidd and Brett fight for the affection of a good looking Lieutenant from the HAZMAT Unit.
12410"Slamigan"Bill JohnsonAndrea NewmanJanuary 25, 2018 (2018-01-25)6106.06[12]
Dawson and Casey continue to track down Bria's whereabouts. Meanwhile, Cruz enlists the help from Brett, Otis and Hermann on creating a new rescue tool. Also, Kidd goes on her first date with HAZMAT unit Lieutenant Zach.
12511"Law of the Jungle"Reza TabriziMichael A. O'SheaFebruary 1, 2018 (2018-02-01)6115.67[13]
Severide and Casey disagree at a rescue which leads to an outside offer to help Severide accelerate through the ranks, but Severide turns it down. Meanwhile, Hermann brings his daughter to work and asks the help from 51 to help entertain her. Dawson offers Brett a spa treatment getaway with a friend and Kidd climbs up the social ladder.
12612"The F is For"James HanlonJill WeinbergerMarch 1, 2018 (2018-03-01)6125.67[14]
Casey and Severide jump from a five story building and fall into a river and survive. Following the call, a photographer is asked to take pictures of a day in life at Firehouse, however, Casey finds the photographer trying to get photos of Dawson taking a shower. Meanwhile, Kidd begins to search for a new apartment much to Severide's disappointment. Dawson and Brett investigate a homeless person campsite where one of the people keeps getting assaulted. Hermann is recruited to become a life coach after being seen in action as a compassionate bartender.
12713"Hiding Not Seeking"Leslie LibmanDerek Haas & Andrea Newman & Michael GilvaryMarch 8, 2018 (2018-03-08)6136.24[15]

Hank Voight and the Intelligence unit asks for Firehouse 51's help with Dawson and Brett to go undercover to further their investigation into a serial bomber who bombs members of the media. Casey, Boden and Severide lend their expertise in the investigation. Meanwhile, Kidd's relationship with Zach hits a bump in the road when she discovers that she still has feelings for Severide.


This episode concludes a crossover that begins on Chicago P.D. season 5 episode 16.
12814"Looking for a Lifeline"Joe ChappelleDerek HaasMarch 22, 2018 (2018-03-22)6146.88[16]
Following a call out to a car accident involving a husband and wife, Casey suspects a case of domestic violence when the husband is aggressive and domineering. Meanwhile, Kidd lends Severide a helping hand. meanwhile, Cruz begins to get annoyed when Hermann, Otis and Mouch bring in outside investors for his invention. Elsewhere, Brett confides in Dawson, who suggests that Brett might be pregnant.
12915"The Chance to Forgive"Reza TabriziMichael A. O'Shea & Jamila DanielMarch 22, 2018 (2018-03-22)6156.88[16]
Firehouse 51 responds to a call of a residential fire, but things take a dramatic turn when gunshots are fired in the home and Otis is severely injured. Meanwhile, Brett discovers her true feelings for Antonio Dawson but is disappointed when she finds out that he had been set up on a blind date. Also, Casey pushes Severide into showing his true feelings for Kidd.
13016"The One that Matters the Most"Bill JohnsonMichael GilvaryMarch 29, 2018 (2018-03-29)6165.42[17]
With Otis out of the firehouse, tensions rise when a fill in replacement rubs Hermann and others the wrong way. Also, Severide and Stella seem to be getting into a "More than just Friends" relationship. Plus, Grissom observes the firehouse on a call and has a brief fallout with Severide while Boden considers a major promotion.
13117"Put White on Me"Matt Earl BeesleyStory by : Jill Weinberger
Teleplay by : Derek Haas
April 5, 2018 (2018-04-05)6175.48[18]
Otis returns to the Firehouse after being injured on the job and is immediately put on desk work. Meanwhile, Severide's mother comes to Chicago and immediately clashes with Kidd. Also, Casey and Dawson's relationship is tested after a revelation about Cordova. A private ambulance company joins Brett and Dawson on several calls.
13218"When They See Us Coming"Lin OedingAndrea Newman & Michael GilvaryApril 12, 2018 (2018-04-12)6185.64[19]
The FBI visits Firehouse 51 to conduct an investigation. Meanwhile, Severide's mother gives some advice to Stella, who ponders a big decision. Otis has finally recovered from his near death injuries and is glad to be back at the firehouse.
13319"Where I Want to Be"Eric LaneuvilleMichael A. O'SheaApril 19, 2018 (2018-04-19)6195.39[20]
A fire at a cartel stash house leads to a major escalation of violence in the area. The missing money may put Cordova's career at risk. Otis' attempt to fast-track his physical therapy bears no fruit and he must consider his long-term future. Cordova has to make a major decision regarding his ability to truly blend into the 51 family. Kidd reconsiders her living arrangements with Kelly. Hermann deals with the fallout of his son moving into his own apartment.
13420"The Strongest Among Us"Reza TabriziDerek HaasApril 26, 2018 (2018-04-26)6205.55[21]
Otis returns to active duty following his accident and immediately butts heads with Kidd, who wants to continue driving Truck 81. Meanwhile, Severide and Boden receive an anonymous bribe following a call. Also, Bria returns to Dawson's life to help her with prom, and Cruz asks Brett for advice about dating a married woman.
13521"The Unrivaled Standard"Joe ChappelleJeff DrayerMay 3, 2018 (2018-05-03)6215.54[22]
Severide is shocked when he discovers that his old flame Rene Royce (guest star Sarah Shahi) returns to Chicago and asks for a favor of him. Meanwhile, Herrmann and another firehouse lieutenant do not see eye to eye when it comes to their kids basketball game. Also, Casey and Severide actively encourage Boden to seek a promotion. Later, Hermann grieves the loss of his friend, the lieutenant.
13622"One for the Ages"Leslie LibmanMichael Gilvary & Andrea NewmanMay 10, 2018 (2018-05-10)6225.95[23]
Boden runs for Fire Comissioner of Chicago with the Mayor of Chicago endorsing him. Meanwhile, after a call Brett meets a man who is interested in purchasing several of Cruz's Slamigans. Also, Kidd becomes skeptical of Renee's intentions with Severide.
13723"The Grand Gesture"Reza TabiziDerek HaasMay 10, 2018 (2018-05-10)6235.95[23]
Boden's run for comissioner becomes complicated when his personal life comes to light. Meanwhile, Brett deals with the aftermath following a call that turned dangerous. Also, it is revealed that Dawson and Casey cannot conceive a child of their own and Casey considers adoption much to Dawson's dismay.

Ratings[edit]

No. Title Air date Rating/share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
DVR
(18–49)
DVR viewers
(millions)
Total
(18–49)
Total viewers
(millions)
1 "It Wasn't Enough" September 28, 2017 1.5/6 7.19[3] 1.1 4.27 2.6 11.46[24]
2 "Ignite on Contact" October 5, 2017 1.2/4 6.13[4] 1.1 4.21 2.3 10.33[25]
3 "An Even Bigger Surprise" October 12, 2017 1.1/4 6.16[5] 1.0 3.87 2.1 10.03[26]
4 "A Breaking Point" October 19, 2017 1.1/4 6.35[6] 1.0 3.91 2.1 10.25[27]
5 "Devil's Bargain" October 26, 2017 1.2/5 6.55[7] 1.0 3.85 2.2 10.40[28]
6 "Down is Better" November 2, 2017 1.0/4 5.88[8] 1.1 4.01 2.1 9.89[29]
7 "A Man's Legacy" January 4, 2018 1.1/4 5.96[9] 0.8 3.32 1.9 9.28[30]1
8 "The Whole Point of Being Roommates" January 11, 2018 0.9/3 5.30[10] 1.1 4.19 2.0 9.49[31]
9 "Foul is Fair" January 18, 2018 1.0/4 5.68[11] 1.0 3.98 2.0 9.66[32]
10 "Slamigan" January 25, 2018 1.1/4 6.06[12] 1.0 4.03 2.1 10.09[33]
11 "Law of the Jungle" February 1, 2018 1.0/4 5.67[13] 1.1 4.08 2.1 9.75[34]
12 "The F is For" March 1, 2018 1.1/5 5.67[14] 1.1 4.14 2.2 9.81[35]
13 "Hiding Not Seeking" March 8, 2018 1.2/5 6.24[15] 1.1 4.34 2.3 10.62[36]
14 "Looking for a Lifeline" March 22, 2018 1.2/5 6.88[16] 1.0 3.87 2.2 10.55[37]
15 "The Chance to Forgive" March 22, 2018 1.2/5 6.88[16] 1.0 3.87 2.2 10.55[37]
16 "The One that Matters the Most" March 29, 2018 1.0/4 5.42[17] 1.1 4.12 2.1 9.54[38]
17 "Put White on Me" April 5, 2018 1.0/4 5.48[18] 1.1 4.11 2.1 9.59[39]
18 "When They See Us Coming" April 12, 2018 1.0/4 5.64[19] 1.0 4.12 2.0 9.76[40]
19 "Where I Want to Be" April 19, 2018 1.0/4 5.39[20] 0.9 4.12 1.9 9.51[41]
20 "The Strongest Among Us" April 26, 2018 0.9/4 5.55[21] 1.0 3.97 1.9 9.52[42]
21 "The Unrivaled Standard" May 3, 2018 1.0/4 5.54[22] 1.0 3.94 2.0 9.49[43]
22 "One for the Ages" May 10, 2018 1.0/4 5.95[23] 0.9 3.67 1.9 9.62[44]
23 "The Grand Gesture" May 10, 2018 1.0/4 5.95[23] 0.9 3.67 1.9 9.62[44]

^1 Live +7 ratings were not available, so Live +3 ratings have been used instead.

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