The Best Episodes of 'Chicago Fire'

There are so many great episodes of Chicago Fire, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Real Never Waits" the best, or is "Your Day Is Coming" your favorite episode of Chicago Fire? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Chicago Fire are, let's rank every Chicago Fire episode from best to worst.

Chicago Fire, which premiered on October 10, 2012, is an action-drama series on NBC following the firefighters and paramedics of Firehouse 51. The series stars Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, and Monica Raymund. In 2017, Chicago Fire was nominated for two People's Choice Awards for "Favorite Network TV Drama."

Vote up your favorite episodes of Chicago Fire, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Chicago Fire episode over the other when there are so many good ones each season, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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  • The Last One for Mom

    The Last One for Mom

    Severide is forced into a delicate situation and Casey receives a surprise in the mail.

  • Sacred Ground

    Sacred Ground

    The mattress factory fire spirals out of control. Truck and squad lay it on the line in hopes of getting the trapped victims out alive.

  • A Breaking Point

    A Breaking Point

    Dawson finds herself trapped in a collapsed parking structure while off duty.

  • I Am the Apocalypse

    I Am the Apocalypse

    The Chicago Fire Team works seamlessly with Chicago Med personnel to help aid victims of a deadly gas leak, but things quickly take a turn for the worse when the hospital is suddenly forced into quarantine.

  • I'm Not Leaving You

    I'm Not Leaving You

    Severide and Kidd continue to investigate Benny’s old arson case, unexpected news leads Brett to ponder a big decision and all hell breaks loose.

  • A Dark Day

    A Dark Day

    An explosion at a Chicago hospital rocks the city.

  • The Chance to Forgive

    The Chance to Forgive

    In response to a call involving a residential fire, Otis and Kidd's lives are suddenly put in jeopardy when gunfire goes off inside the house. Dawson comforts Brett during an especially trying time. Meanwhile, Casey begins to notice that romance might be going on within the firehouse.

  • Just Drive The Truck

    Just Drive The Truck

    The members of Firehouse 51 and the Austin firehouse clash when trucks collide on the way to a call. Boden comes up with a plan to get Dawson her badge. Mills faces his past and future. The Molly's group hits a speed bump starting the food truck.

  • Sharp Elbows

    Sharp Elbows

    Chief Boden finds himself in the middle of a fiasco concerning a female neighbor, who he believes is setting him up.

  • Leaving the Station

    Leaving the Station

    A train accident leaves Mills doubtful about his future as a firefighter.

  • Tonight's The Night

    Tonight's The Night

    Firehouse 51 steps in when a blackout causes chaos in the community.

  • Telling Her Goodbye

    Telling Her Goodbye

    Firehouse 51 falls under seige when local gang members take over.

  • The Sky Is Falling

    The Sky Is Falling

    A wave of threats hits Chicago and Firehouse 51 finds itself in the middle of a dire situation.

  • Always


    Firehouse 51 will forever be changed on the season three premiere.

  • Purgatory


    The situation turns dire when members of Firehouse 51 are split up and reassigned.

  • The Beating Heart

    The Beating Heart

    The Firehouse is shocked to discover that one of their own becomes the surprising victim of a stabbing, and an attempted suicide raises some questions - a three-part story arc crosses over into "Chicago Med" and concludes the following night on "Chicago P.D."

  • Nobody Else is Dying Today

    Nobody Else is Dying Today

    Casey finds himself in the middle of a dire situation.

  • My Miracle

    My Miracle

    An out of control blaze spells trouble for Firehouse 51.

  • Chopper


    Firehouse 51 is called to the scene of a harrowing and challenging disaster.

  • DEFCON 1

    DEFCON 1

    Severide is convinced he knows the arsonist's identity.

  • A Problem House

    A Problem House

    An arsonist takes notice of Severide as new red tape causes big changes in the department in the Season Two Premiere.

  • It Wasn't Enough

    It Wasn't Enough

    Firehouse 51 deals with the longterm collateral damage from the deadly warehouse fire on the season six premiere.

  • Kind of a Crazy Idea

    Kind of a Crazy Idea

    Dawson puts her life on the line to save a young boy and Otis fears for the worst.

  • That Day

    That Day

    Dawson accidentally hits a pedestrian while en route to a call.

  • Who Lives and Who Dies

    Who Lives and Who Dies

    Dawson and Casey each deal with difficulties in the field.