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Chicago Fire: Ambition

Mills finds himself the target of resentment from some colleagues when Severide supports his desire to join Squad. Tara, a paramedic candidate, joins Dawson and Shay on the job for a few shifts. Meanwhile, Shay comes to the aid of Cindy Herrmann, who suffers from pregnancy complications while her husband Christopher is out of town. Elsewhere, Dawson and Casey draw closer as the grand opening of Molly’s draws near, and Casey receives a surprise visit.

Source: NBC

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x20
Airdate: Wednesday April 03rd, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) May 01, 2013
AU (FOX8) May 23, 2013

Guest Stars
Brooke NevinBrooke Nevin
As Tara Little
Christian StolteChristian Stolte
As Firefighter Randy "Mouch" McHolland
Joe MinosoJoe Minoso
As Firefighter Joe Cruz
Teri ReevesTeri Reeves
As Dr. Hallie Thomas
Yuri SardarovYuri Sardarov
As Firefighter Brian "Otis" Zvonecek

Co-Guest Stars
Molly Glynn HammondMolly Glynn Hammond
As ER Doctor
Randy FlaglerRandy Flagler
As Capp
Robyn CoffinRobyn Coffin
As Cindy Herrmann
Roosevelt BookerRoosevelt Booker
As Curtis
Sam PorettaSam Poretta
As Paramedic Chief Hatcher
Steve PiperSteve Piper
As Firefighter
Wardell ClarkWardell Clark
As Phil
William SmillieWilliam Smillie
As Hadley
Gary W. GoldenGary W. Golden
As Physician
Ian BratschieIan Bratschie
As Pot Grower
John GrayJohn Gray
As Foreman
Joseph FarinaJoseph Farina
As Uniformed Cop
Susan ShunkSusan Shunk
As Arlene
Tony BozzutoTony Bozzuto
As Dennis

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 Shay telling Severide that she is ovulating, so they are good to go. Shay is really excited about the whole thing and Severide says he is too. The team receives a call about an industrial accident, while they are getting to know Tara, the new candidate. They arrive at the scene, where a man called Phil is trapped under an iron beam. After confirming with one of workers at the plant that there isn’t anything inflammable around, Severide calls for a blowtorch to cut through the beam to free the man. ..

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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
EditorMegan D'Arco
CastingClaire Simon  |  Jonathan Strauss  |  Lynn Kressel
MusicAtli Örvarsson
Director of PhotographyLisa Wiegand
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