Chicago Med (season 3)

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Chicago Med (season 3)
Chicago Med Season 3 Promotional Poster.jpg
Chicago Med Season 3 poster
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 20
Release
Original network NBC
Original release November 21, 2017 (2017-11-21) – May 15, 2018 (2018-05-15)
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List of Chicago Med episodes

The third season of Chicago Med, an American medical drama television series with executive producer Dick Wolf, and producers Michael Brandt, Peter Jankowski and Andrew Schneider, premiered November 21, 2017.[1] This season consisted of 20 episodes.[2]

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Special guest star[edit]

Crossover characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
421"Speak Your Truth"Michael WaxmanDiane Frolov & Andrew Schneider & Stephen Hootstein & Danny WeissNovember 21, 2017 (2017-11-21)6.19[3]
A few months after he was shot outside of the hospital, Dr. Charles prepares to testify against his shooter. Robin is released from a rehabilitation facility, but Dr. Rhodes worries about her behavior at home. Dr. Manning returns to work after a sabbatical, where she and Dr. Halstead confront their feelings for one another once and for all. Meanwhile, Dr. Choi and April try to navigate their new relationship while keeping it under wraps at work and Dr. Bekker gets off on the wrong foot with Dr. Rhodes when she poaches one of his patients.
432"Nothing to Fear"Charles S. CarrollJeff Drayer & Joseph SousaNovember 28, 2017 (2017-11-28)7.86[4]
Dr. Rhodes continues to balance his home and work lives and, when a patient of his is re-admitted to the hospital following surgery, Dr. Latham sidelines him from the case. Dr. Manning and Dr. Halstead treat a pregnant woman, but things become complicated when they discover the baby is malnourished and underdeveloped. Dr. Reese and Dr. Charles continue to disagree regarding patient treatment, leading to one patient slashing Dr. Reese's car tires. Meanwhile, Maggie threatens to separate Dr. Choi and April when they disagree on how best to care for a patient.
443"Trust Your Gut"Mark TinkerEli Talbert & Safura FadaviDecember 5, 2017 (2017-12-05)6.62[5]
Dr. Choi and Dr. Manning are forced into a patients family drama when they reveal that she is brain dead from a fall and their parents blame their pot smoking son as a bad influence. Dr. Rhodes continues to struggle with his personal life and in the operating room, and Dr. Latham steps in to try and reconcile the tension between Dr. Rhodes and Dr. Bekkar. Also, Dr. Charles and Dr. Reese are dealt with a patient with apparent psychotic behavior who claims that there is something inside him.
454"Naughty or Nice"Daisy Von Scherler MayerDaniel Sinclair & Danny WeissDecember 12, 2017 (2017-12-12)6.20[6]
Dr. Charles learns that his shooter was murdered in prison and tries to overcompensate with another patient. Dr. Rhodes and Dr. Bekker perform surgery on a man who, through injury, has his colon and spleen in his chest. Dr. Manning and Dr. Halstead treat a husband and wife, but soon face an ethical dilemma when the husband tests positive for Zika Virus and doesn't want to tell his wife. Dr. Sexton and April discover that working with family is not always easy when they treat a patient with leptospirosis. Meanwhile, when a man dressed as Santa Claus passes away in the waiting room, Dr. Goodwin goes up against the hospital board when she discovers that Santa's family is being billed $16,000 for medical expenses, and Robin returns to work.
465"Mountains and Molehills"Michael WaxmanStephen Hootstein & Meridith FriedmanJanuary 2, 2018 (2018-01-02)6.96[7]
Dr. Choi and Goodwin butt heads over ethic when his patient refuses to take a test for HIV. Meanwhile, Dr. Halstead and Dr. Manning treat a patient who suffering from temporary paralysis but later on, Halstead begins to get the same symptoms and fear it might be a contagious disease. Noah deals with his first patient death and Dr. Reese gets increasingly paranoid over hospital security when her car gets broken into. Robin starts to exhibit signs of kleptomania.
476"Ties That Bind"Valerie WeissDiane Frolov & Andrew Schneider & Gabriel L. FeinbergJanuary 9, 2018 (2018-01-09)6.92[8]
Robin is arrested for shoplifting in Connor's father's department store. Dr. Choi deals with a frustrated patient with no medical explanation for his condition and asks Dr. Reese for her help. However, her paranoia of unsafe work conditions gets the better of her when she pepper sprays that patient leading Dr. Reese to be suspended until further notice. Maggie complains to Sharon about the shortage of nurses in the ED but then comes up with a plan to boost hospital revenues. Dr. Halstead tends to a patient who is making ultimate sacrifices to get pregnant. While treating an elderly mother, Dr. Manning treats the daughter as well for appendicitis, but is confused when she claims to have already had her appendix out. Further tests show that the appendix procedure in her teens was actually to tie her fallopian tubes, the real reason for the surgery her mother kept from her for all these years. Connor returns home only to find Dr. Charles to tell him that Robin has gone away.
487"Over Troubled Water"Leon IchasoJeff Drayer & Jason ChoJanuary 16, 2018 (2018-01-16)7.88[9]
Dr. Charles is pressured when Dr. Choi and Dr. Manning disagree with his medical decision regarding a baby born with an addiction to heroin; Dr. Rhodes deals with the fallout following Robin's departure; Goodwin helps her ex-husband Bert understand Lyla's terminal diagnosis.
498"Lemons and Lemonade"Jono OliverEli Talbert & Paul R. PuriJanuary 23, 2018 (2018-01-23)6.85[10]
Dr. Choi is dealt with a patient who is suffering from anorexia nervosa and refuses treatment. Meanwhile, Dr. Reese returns from her suspension and is immediately put to the test with a patient with a bipolar disorder. Also, Dr. Halstead treats a patient with a cancer tumor with no insurance.
509"On Shaky Ground"Donald PetrieJoseph Sousa & Danny WeissFebruary 6, 2018 (2018-02-06)7.36[11]
Dr. Rhodes and Dr. Bekkar are persuaded into performing a risky surgery on Dr. Bekkar's mentor while he is still conscious. Meanwhile, Dr. Choi and April suspect a patient of being abused in their household. Dr. Halstead and Dr. Manning are forced to deliver a premature baby. Also, Dr. Charles and Dr. Reese visit Cook county jail to give inmates their physicals.
5110"Down By Law"Michael WaxmanStephen Hootstein & Safura FadaviFebruary 27, 2018 (2018-02-27)7.27[12]
Dr. Manning and Maggie's boyfriend, Barry, witness a drive-by shooting and tend to one of the injured gang members. Dr. Manning's life is saved when Barry pulls out and uses a concealed weapon. Consequences arise when Barry's concealed weapons permit is invalid due to a false identity. Meanwhile, Dr. Manning and Dr. Halstead are horrified when they tend to a teenage patient who is pregnant and married to a much older man who refuses treatment for her. Dr. Reese makes a reckless decision with a patient who wants to be on a psychiatric hold because of homicidal thoughts.
5211"Folie à Deux"David RodriguezDiane Frolov & Andrew SchneiderMarch 6, 2018 (2018-03-06)7.03[13]
Dr. Choi and April tend to a stab victim at his apartment and try to figure out if it was intentional or accidental. Meanwhile, Dr. Reese’s estranged father visits Chicago and tries to reconnect. Dr. Manning tends to a infant patient with whooping cough, she later finds out that the patient has come in contact with another child who hasn’t received any of their child vaccinations. Also, Dr. Rhodes and Dr. Bekkar’s professional relationship is put to the test.
5312"Born This Way"Lin OedingJeff Drayer & Daniel SinclairMarch 20, 2018 (2018-03-20)6.89[14]
Dr. Manning and Dr. Choi travel to a homeless camp to deliver a baby from one of the teenage members who refuses to deliver at the hospital. Meanwhile, Dr. Halstead and April are dealt with an uncomfortable situation when they discover that their patient is a pedophile. Dr. Rhodes and Dr. Bekkar’s personal and professional relationships clash when dealing with a patient with a chronic disease.
5413"Best Laid Plans"Fred BernerEli Talbert & Meridith FriedmanMarch 27, 2018 (2018-03-27)5.81[15]
An unconscious patient who cannot be awoken is found in the waiting room, stumping Dr. Choi on what could be the cause. Dr. Halstead and Dr. Manning are at odds when dealing a patient in a vegetated state, thinking that his mother has committed an assisted suicide, considered a criminal act in Illinois. Dr. Charles continues to evaluate the mental state of Dr. Reese’s father as Sarah is starting to be manipulated by him. Sharon has to choose who to give an available heart when both Dr. Rhodes's and Dr. Bekkar's patients each require a transplant. Dr. Sexton lets a menopausal patient's age misguide treatment of her symptoms when he ultimately finds out that she is pregnant and goes into labor. Dr. Choi brings his sister to meet April at a Quinceañera.
5514"Lock It Down"Salli Richardson-WhitfieldDiane Frolov & Andrew Schneider & Danny WeissApril 3, 2018 (2018-04-03)6.19[16]
Sharon enlists the help from Dr. Charles and Dr. Reese in help finding a ailing baby who has been abducted in the hospital and is forced to put the hospital on lock down. Meanwhile, Dr. Choi asks for Dr. Rhodes help when he is forced to perform open heart surgery on a patient. Also, Dr. Manning and Dr. Halstead butt heads when treating a patient who has respiratory issues. Maggie makes a risky decision which could put her career in jeopardy.
5615"Devil in Disguise"Michael PressmanStephen Hootstein & Joseph SousaApril 10, 2018 (2018-04-10)6.51[17]
Dr. Charles and Dr. Reese are at odds when trying to diagnose a patient whose mother claims that she is possessed. Meanwhile, Dr. Rhodes and Dr. Bekkar have a difference of opinion when trying to save infant conjoined twins. Maggie faces the disciplinary committee following her recent actions. Also, Dr. Choi's sister asks to move in with him.
5716"An Inconvenient Truth"Charles CarrollSafura Fadavi & Meridith FriedmanApril 17, 2018 (2018-04-17)6.31[18]
Dr. Bekkar begins to feel the pressure of her job when she accidentally leaves a surgical tool inside a patient. Meanwhile, Dr. Manning and Dr. Charles are shocked to discover that their young patient was born with both male and female reproductive organs. April and Dr. Reese scramble to locate the son of a dying patient. Also, Sharon’s godson is admitted to the hospital and suspects that he might have committed a crime.
5817"The Parent Trap"Jono OliverJeff DrayerApril 24, 2018 (2018-04-24)6.15[19]
Dr. Reese’s estranged father's health is at risk when his heart begins to give out and Dr. Rhodes is forced to perform emergency surgery. Meanwhile, April and Dr. Sexton suspect that their patient might have accidentally have overdosed on fentanyl. Also, Sharon's job is put at risk when the board begins to question her actions.
5918"This Is Now"Charles CarrollEli Talbert & Daniel SinclairMay 1, 2018 (2018-05-01)5.84[20]
The hospital is put into an emergency situation when a mass shooting at a block party sends dozens of victims to the ED. Meanwhile, Dr. Manning gets distracted as her son goes missing. Also, Sharon asks the board for upgrades for the ED.
6019"Crisis of Confidence"Martha MitchellStephen Hootstein & Danny WeissMay 8, 2018 (2018-05-08)5.85[21]
Dr. Rhodes faces complications when his patient and her unborn baby die following a heart valve replacement much to Dr. Bekkar’s dismay. Meanwhile, Dr. Choi and April suspect that his sister is stealing and selling drugs from the hospital. Dr. Charles begins to suspect that Dr. Reese’s father is a suspect in a cold murder case. Also, Dr. Manning treats a patient with a bad case of the flu.
6120"The Tipping Point"Michael WaxmanDiane Frolov & Andrew SchneiderMay 15, 2018 (2018-05-15)5.62[22]
Dr. Rhodes second guesses removing himself from the team working to separate conjoined twins; Dr. Choi and April make a startling discovery about his sister; Dr. Charles uncovers troubling information concerning Dr. Reese's father.

Production[edit]

Casting[edit]

After making her debut in the season 2 finale as Dr. Ava Bekker, Norma Kuhling returned in a main role for season 3. Michel Gill appeared in multiple episodes as Bob Haywood, Dr. Reese's (Rachel DiPillo) estranged father, who is admitted to the hospital as a patient.[23] On November 22, it was announced that Arden Cho would be joining the cast in a recurring role as Emily Choi, Ethan's (Brian Tee) adopted sister.[24] Malcolm McDowell will be guest-starring as Dr. Jaffrey, a distinguished heart surgeon and Dr. Bekker's mentor.[25]

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 "Speak Your Truth" November 21, 2017 1.3/5 6.19[3] 1.0 4.47 2.3 10.66[26]
2 "Nothing To Fear" November 28, 2017 1.3/5 7.86[4] 0.9 3.82 2.2 11.68[27]
3 "Trust Your Gut" December 5, 2017 1.2/4 6.62[5] 0.8 3.57 2.0 10.19[28]
4 "Naughty or Nice" December 12, 2017 1.1/4 6.20[6] N/A N/A N/A N/A
5 "Mountains and Molehills" January 2, 2018 1.5/6 6.96[7] N/A N/A N/A N/A
6 "Ties That Bind" January 9, 2018 1.4/6 6.92[8] 1.0 4.09 2.4 11.01[29]
7 "Over Troubled Water" January 16, 2018 1.5/6 7.88[9] 0.9 3.67 2.4 11.55[30]
8 "Lemons and Lemonade" January 23, 2018 1.3/5 6.85[10] 0.9 3.94 2.2 10.80[31]
9 "On Shaky Ground" February 6, 2018 1.5/6 7.36[11] 0.9 3.95 2.4 11.31[32]
10 "Down By Law" February 27, 2018 1.4/6 7.27[12] 1.0 4.00 2.4 11.27[33]
11 "Folie à Deux" March 6, 2018 1.4/5 7.03[13] 0.9 3.92 2.3 10.94[34]
12 "Born This Way" March 20, 2018 1.2/5 6.89[14] 0.9 3.85 2.1 10.74[35]
13 "Best Laid Plans" March 27, 2018 1.0/4 5.81[15] 0.9 3.93 1.9 9.74[36]
14 "Lock It Down" April 3, 2018 1.1/4 6.19[16] 0.9 3.77 2.0 9.95[37]
15 "Devil in Disguise" April 10, 2018 1.1/5 6.51[17] 1.0 3.93 2.1 10.44[38]
16 "An Inconvenient Truth" April 17, 2018 1.2/5 6.31[18] 0.8 3.84 2.0 10.14[39]
17 "The Parent Trap" April 24, 2018 1.0/4 6.15[19] 0.9 3.72 1.9 9.88[40]
18 "This Is Now" May 1, 2018 1.0/4 5.84[20] 0.8 3.66 1.8 9.50[41]
19 "Crisis of Confidence" May 8, 2018 1.1/4 5.85[21] 0.8 3.78 1.9 9.63[42]
20 "The Tipping Point" May 15, 2018 1.0/4 5.62[22] 0.8 3.73 1.8 9.35[43]

References[edit]

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