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Chicago Fire: Fireworks

With tensions still running high between Chief Boden and Bennie Severide, things boil over when Mills confronts Bennie about the fire that killed his father. Meanwhile, Severide, Casey and Bennie uncover the truth behind two mysterious diner fires and Shay takes a new direction with her plan to have a baby.

Source: NBC

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x18
Airdate: Wednesday March 20th, 2013

Director: Karen Gaviola
Writer: Tim Talbott

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Apr 17, 2013
AU (FOX8) May 09, 2013


Guest Stars
Christian StolteChristian Stolte
As Firefighter Randy "Mouch" McHolland
Joe MinosoJoe Minoso
As Firefighter Joe Cruz
Ron DeanRon Dean
As James Whoritsky
Treat WilliamsTreat Williams
As Bennie Severide
Yuri SardarovYuri Sardarov
As Firefighter Brian "Otis" Zvonecek

Co-Guest Stars
Chaon CrossChaon Cross
As Heather Darden
Howie JohnsonHowie Johnson
As Lou Krinsky
Randy FlaglerRandy Flagler
As Capp
William SmillieWilliam Smillie
As Hadley
Laura WhyteLaura Whyte
As Truxhorn's Wife
Robert BreulerRobert Breuler
As Truxhorn
Tracey BonnerTracey Bonner
As Bus Driver

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
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 Boden meeting with Dawson before shift. She brings up the conversation that she recently heard between him and Benny Severide. She tells him that Peter is becoming increasingly curious about his father and might eventually find out the truth. Frank tells her to drop it and mind her own business. At home, Severide asks his father what is going on between him and Boden. Benny makes light of the whole situation, saying he and Boden have known each other for years and have always had a love-hate relationship. ..

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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 ProducerArthur W. Forney  |  Andrea Newman
ProducerTim Deluca  |  Hilly Hicks, Jr.  |  John L. Roman
Co-ProducerMichael Gilvary  |  Carla Corwin
Production DesignerCraig Jackson
EditorMichael Schweitzer
CastingClaire Simon  |  Lynn Kressel  |  Jonathan Strauss
MusicAtli Örvarsson
Director of PhotographyLisa Wiegand
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