Well, there had been rumors of a character death for a while, and it finally happened last night.Â We can only be thankful it wasnâ€™t one of our beloved characters at Firehouse 51.Â But, while â€œLeaders Leadâ€ was somewhat of a solemn episode, it wasnâ€™t entirely all doom and gloom.Â There were a few moments that really cracked me up, thanks to what I call our Firehouse 51 â€œclownsâ€.Â Hereâ€™s my top 5 moments from last nightâ€™s episode:
5. Letâ€™s Move In Together!
Poor Pete Mills (Charlie Barnett), bless his heart!Â â€œI love you, and I think we should move in togetherâ€?Â Could he have been more awkward?
Of course, in the end, Dawson (Monica Raymund) said â€œyesâ€, and so, it worked.Â But, I still giggle every time I think about it.
4. Kelly Severide vs. Tara Little
If you read my segment on last weekâ€™s episode, you should remember that I very loudly brought up the point that everybody was investigating Severideâ€™s (Taylor Kinney) background, but not a single person was looking at the accuser, Tara Little (Brooke Nevin).Â It was obvious that Tara targeted Severide from the beginning, and women generally donâ€™t start doing these things overnight.
Thanks 100% to Shayâ€™s (Lauren German) suggestion on doing a background check on Tara, they uncover a similar incident at a coal factory a few years back.Â The economy had tanked, there were rumors of downsizing, and in a ploy to protect herself, Tara claimed sexual harassment. It worked too because she ended up getting a hefty settlement, and the poor schmuck that she accused had his life ruined.
It may have worked once, but it wasnâ€™t going to work the second time around.Â This is exactly the ammunition Severide needed to force Tara to drop her case. Tara is done with her career in fire services, no criminal charges will be filed, and Severide finally has his life back.
3. Happy Birthday, Charlotte!
Until last night, I really never thought about what happened to those babies that get dropped off at firehouses and churches.Â In last nightâ€™s episode, we are introduced to â€œCharlotteâ€.Â Twelve years ago yesterday, she had been left at Firehouse 51, and guess who found her?Â Chief Boden (of course, he probably wasnâ€™t the Chief back then).
It was her birthday, and she just wanted to visit the place and meet the man who saved her.Â Chief Boden was already down on himself on how he was handling the situation with Severide, and so this was a nice moment to remind him that for every bad situation, there are ten others that are really, really good.
2,Â Santa Claus Undies
I am still tickled by this one.Â Poor Mouch (Christian Stolte), this guy canâ€™t get a break!Â First, Shay uncovers his little secret that he once had been a sperm donor.Â Now, the guys at the firehouse discover his red undies.Â To top it off, he reveals to Otis that they had been given to him by his Japanese Internet girlfriend.Â Oh, snap!
No matter how much fun the guys make of you, Mouch, we the fans still love you!
1. Good â€“bye Hallie
I think most of the viewers saw this one coming, but it was still just as painful to watch.Â Hallie (Teri Reeves) had just gotten back into town, and it looked like she and Casey (Jesse Spencer) was trying to make a good start.Â I still think the whole baby issue would have caused problems again down the road, but for the time being, they both appeared happy.
The shocking part is in the promo for next weekâ€™s episode.Â Casey is, of course, in pain and wants revenge for Hallieâ€™s murder, just like most people would.Â But, would he be willing to get in bed with the devil to do it?Â No matter how much I wanted revenge, I think turning to Voight (Jason Beghe) would be my absolute last resort.Â Look at how it turned out for Dawson when â€œshe owed Voight oneâ€.
What was everyone elseâ€™s favorite moment in last nightâ€™s episode?Â Your moment didnâ€™t make the list?Â Then, add it in the Comments section below!
Chicago Fire airs on Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. EST on NBC.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.
John Griffin and Harold Perrineau Talk From on EPIX Season 1 Finale
[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] How are we doing, #FROMily? In case you missed it this morning, the very good news is that that cliffhanger will be followed by a second season, which was gifted this morning ahead of the linear broadcast of the finale. I always legitimately appreciate when we…
Elizabeth Saunders Talks EPIX’s From
[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] One of the things that makes EPIX’s From such a fun ride is the abundance of Canadian cast members. Elizabeth Saunders, who plays Donna, is a favorite from her turn on the third season of Mary Kills People, which US audiences still have not been able…
Corteon Moore Talks From “Broken Windows, Open Doors”
[Warning: Spoilers for tonight’s episode.] Tonight’s episode of From had us all in our feels as we learned through flashbacks about the Sophie’s Choice Boyd had to make to save his son, and back in the present as Boyd said his piece with Ellis before heading into the woods with…
Pegah Ghafoori Talks From “All Good Things…”
[Warning: Spoilers for tonight’s episode] Tonight on From, Fatima’s anniversary celebration turned into a Colony House of horrors when a misguided Kevin let his monster bae in and she promptly killed him and left the window open for her crew. While the party devolved into terror and sent everyone running,…
Shaun Majumder Talks From “Book 74”
[Warning: Spoilers for tonight’s episode.] Tonight on EPIX’s From, Father Khatri made a bold move, kidnapping Sara instead of turning her in, and then recognizing her as a vessel for some big messages. That startling realization speaks to him on multiple levels–as a man of faith, a man trapped in…
Avery Konrad Talks About Sara’s Struggle in From “Silhouettes”
[Warning: Spoilers for tonight’s episode.] Over the course of the season so far on From, we’ve witnessed Sara’s battle against the voices telling her to to do terrible things, and tonight we saw her unravel further, threatening the Matthews and lashing out in a moment of terror with horrifying results….
Hannah Cheramy Talks From “Choosing Day”
[Warning: Spoilers for tonight’s episode.] Tonight, on EPIX’s From, the Matthews participate in the show’s version of the sorting hat, choosing where to call home–the town or Colony House. At the end of the episode, Julie makes the decision to split from her family and instead settle in with Fatima…
Ricky He Talks From “The Way Things Are Now”
[Warning: Spoilers for episode 102 of EPIX’s From.] Epix’s new series From is two episodes in and it’s already laying the groundwork for a seriously spooky season. Tonight’s episode demonstrated the careful balance of relief and horror that the show hits, with our characters’ worst fears realized, just not when…
Catching Up with Ted Lasso and Previewing Season 2
[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] The not so dirty little secret about how I approach a new series is that I sometimes make a call based on the headspace I’m in at the time. It’s been a minute since I’ve picked up a show after the first season and then binge…
What They Said: Three Revealing Conversations from Survivor’s Remorse “Closure”
WARNING: Spoilers for Survivor’s Remorse “Closure” The latest episode of Starz’s Survivor’s Remorse featured conversations that showed characters really digging deep into their thoughts, emotions and motivations.
Two Takes: The Catch “The Knock-Off”
Who can you trust? If this episode of The Catch was any indication, the answer is just about nobody. Betrayal was running rampant as Felicity (Shivani Ghai) arose from the dead to seduce-con Margot, Gretchen (Maria Thayer, Gotham, The Mindy Project) played gold-hearted Alice 2.0 before swindling Ethan, Tessa jumped…
What They Said: Top 3 Quotable Moments from Preacher “El Valero”
Both Quincannon and Jesse refuse to give up on what they each think is rightfully theirs. While Jesse is struggling to face the consequences of his actions, Quincannon has laid his past demons to rest and is hellbent on moving forward and putting Annville on the map again. Despite a…
What They Said: Favorite Quotes from Supergirl “Worlds Finest”
Oh, Supergirl. That ending was cold. But I can’t hate on you because the latest episode has quickly become one of my favorites.
What They Said: Top 4 Quotable Moments from Black Sails “XXIII”
The dialogue in “XXIII” is phenomenal. It’s always a fun ride when Black Sails carries its viewers along without giving them the chance to catch their breath. When an episode moves at this unforgiving pace, there is no chance for a breather nor is there a respite from the information…
What Lucifer Said: Favorite quotes from Supernatural “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”
Supernatural episodes are almost always funny but thanks to the dialogue and a certain man speaking said dialogue, I laughed a lot during “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” You know, when I wasn’t busy fearing for Sam’s life or wondering what in the world was going on with Dean and…
What They Said: The Flash, “Legends Of Today” and Arrow, “Legends Of Yesterday”
Two nights of Arrow +Â The Flash = what more could we ask for?! I don’t know what it is about blending these shows, but I canâ€™t help but feel that every time they come together, they somehow become greater than the sum of their parts. And thatâ€™s saying a lot…
What they Said: Top 4 Quotable Moments from Graceland “Little Bo Bleep”
Shoot outs. Fake outs. And long-awaited revelations. “Little Bo Bleep” was a jam-packed episode that wrapped up some loose ends and totally frayed others. Â It finally gave us one Sarkissian in jail and pulled back the curtain on Briggs’ master plan, but it also set up Jakes for a world…
What They Said: Favorite Quotes from Poldark “Part 4”
â€œWhat have I told you, I don’t require my wife to crochet and sip tea, but I do require her to remember she’s not a beast of burden.â€ No, Iâ€™m not talking about The Rolling Stones! I have to admit though, just for a second, the lyrics popped into my…
3 Moments of Goodness from Brooklyn Nine-Nine “Johnny and Dora”
The most satisfying part of this season’s finale has to the Jake and Amy kiss. Well, they kiss three times but the last one is the best one — and it means something. The Charles and Rosa dynamic was also great. I love how she’s convinced he doesn’t know anything…