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Chicago Fire: Merry Christmas, Etc.

After putting out a kitchen fire in an upscale townhouse, Casey, Herrmann, Mouch, Cruz, Otis and Mills find themselves accused of stealing a $50,000 diamond necklace from the home, touching off an internal investigation. Cruz’s brother Leon is caught in the middle of an escalating gang war, leaving Cruz to make a desperate choice to save him. Meanwhile, Dawson invites Casey to her cousin’s fancy Christmas party, and a frustrated Shay has reached her limit with Severide.

Source: NBC

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x10
Airdate: Wednesday December 19th, 2012

Director: Steve Shill
Writer: Michael Gilvary

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Feb 20, 2013
AU (FOX8) Mar 14, 2013

Guest Stars
Sarah ShahiSarah Shahi
As Renee Royce
Joe MinosoJoe Minoso
As Firefighter Joe Cruz
Yuri SardarovYuri Sardarov
As Firefighter Brian "Otis" Zvonecek
Christian StolteChristian Stolte
As Firefighter Randy "Mouch" McHolland
Nicole ForesterNicole Forester
As Christie
Kathleen QuinlanKathleen Quinlan
As Nancy Annalyn Casey
Zack WardZack Ward
As Ted Griffin
Karin AnglinKarin Anglin
As Mrs Vaughn

Co-Guest Stars
Jeff LimaJeff Lima
As Leon
Randy FlaglerRandy Flagler
As Capp
William SmillieWilliam Smillie
As Hadley
Abu AnsariAbu Ansari
As Man in Uniform
Laura EscobarLaura Escobar
As Young Mother
Ian McLarenIan McLaren
As Renee's Assistant
Mino MackicMino Mackic
As IAD Investigator
Nicholas HarazinNicholas Harazin
As Officer Maroney
Jonathan KeatonJonathan Keaton
As Eyewitness
Pete Kelly (1)Pete Kelly (1)
As Police Sergeant
J. Salome MartinezJ. Salome Martinez
As Gang Unit Detective
Christopher MeisterChristopher Meister
As Detective #1
Chris D. ThomasChris D. Thomas
As Police Officer

Anne LockhartAnne Lockhart
As Dispatcher
Main Cast
Jesse SpencerJesse Spencer
As Lieutenant Matthew Casey
Taylor KinneyTaylor Kinney
As Lieutenant Kelly Severide
Monica RaymundMonica Raymund
As Firefighter Gabriela Dawson
David EigenbergDavid Eigenberg
As Firefighter Christopher Herrmann
Eamonn WalkerEamonn Walker
As Battalion Chief Wallace Boden
Lauren GermanLauren German
As Paramedic Leslie Shay
Charlie Barnett (2)Charlie Barnett (2)
As Paramedic Peter Mills


The episode begins with Cruz arriving at Flocko’s layer and asking him hand over Leon to him. Flocko says he can’t do that till Cruz hands over $10,000 to him. Cruz says he doesn’t have the money. Flocko removes a gun and shoots Leon; just then Cruz wakes up from his nightmare. Cruz then meets Leon outside the station. Cruz has called him there. He tells Leon how worried he is about the serious gang business in the neighborhood. Leon counters by asking Cruz to pay the 10k to Flocko, so he can get out. “But you don’t go 10 grand right? So why are we still talking?” Leon asks. Leon asks Cruz to stay out of his business, so he doesn’t get beaten up again because of Cruz. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorMichael Brandt  |  Derek Haas
Executive ProducerJoe Chappelle  |  Matt Olmstead  |  Dick Wolf  |  Michael Brandt  |  Derek Haas  |  Danielle Gelber  |  Peter Jankowski
Co-Executive ProducerMarc Dube  |  Arthur W. Forney  |  Andrea Newman  |  Thania St. John
Supervising ProducerBryan Oh
ProducerHilly Hicks, Jr.  |  Tim Deluca  |  John L. Roman
Co-ProducerCarla Corwin
Production DesignerCraig Jackson
EditorMicky Blythe
CastingLynn Kressel  |  Jonathan Strauss  |  Jennifer Rudnicke  |  Mickie Paskal
MusicAtli Örvarsson
Director of PhotographyLisa Wiegand
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