TV episodes The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire  

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There are so many good 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, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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Not Like This is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Not Like This Season 2 Episode 10: The Firehouse is set to close, but 51 is not going down without a fight.

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Real Never Waits is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Real Never Waits Season 2 Episode 22: A call to a boarding school leaves Severide questioning himself and Dawson's training is put to the test in the Season Finale.

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Chopper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Chopper Season 3 Episode 8: Firehouse 51 is called to the scene of a harrowing and challenging disaster.

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Your Day is Coming is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Your Day is Coming Season 4 Episode 4: Members of Firehouse 51 band together in a time of need.

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My Miracle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
My Miracle Season 5 Episode 22: An out of control blaze spells trouble for Firehouse 51.

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Joyriding is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Joyriding Season 2 Episode 6: A physical workout turns mental for Severide.

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Merry Christmas, Etc. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Merry Christmas, Etc. Season 1 Episode 10: Firefighters face theft accusations and an investigation.

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We Called Her Jellybean is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
We Called Her Jellybean Season 3 Episode 21: A fire reveals evidence of a potential serial arsonist who has been on the loose for more than a decade and demands the attention of the CPD and SVU.

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Nobody Else is Dying Today is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Nobody Else is Dying Today Season 5 Episode 4: Casey finds himself in the middle of a dire situation.

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Telling Her Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Telling Her Goodbye Season 5 Episode 16: Firehouse 51 falls under seige when local gang members take over.

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Spartacus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Spartacus Season 3 Episode 23: Boden takes charge as divisions continue to threaten the cohesion of the house in the season finale.

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A Taste of Panama City is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
A Taste of Panama City Season 4 Episode 2: Firehouse 51 comes under scrutiny from Internal Afairs as turmoil from outside and in threatens the whole crew.

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Just Drive The Truck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Just Drive The Truck Season 3 Episode 3: A dangerous fire truck collision sends two firehouses in turmoil.

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Tonight's The Night is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Tonight's The Night Season 2 Episode 13: Firehouse 51 steps in when a blackout causes chaos in the community.

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Superhero is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Superhero Season 4 Episode 23: Dawson looks to make a major change and lives are in jeopardy in the Season Four finale.

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Scorched Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Scorched Earth Season 5 Episode 3: Dawson and Casey deal with a very unsettling possibility.

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Kind of a Crazy Idea is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Kind of a Crazy Idea Season 4 Episode 21: Dawson puts her life on the line to save a young boy and Otis fears for the worst.

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Babies and Fools is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Babies and Fools Season 5 Episode 17: A series of accidents turns suspicious.

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A Dark Day is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
A Dark Day Season 2 Episode 20: An explosion at a Chicago hospital rocks the city.

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Leaders Lead is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Leaders Lead Season 1 Episode 22: Severide pulls out all of the stops in hopes of resolving his problems.

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Category 5 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Category 5 Season 3 Episode 22: Tensions between Squad and Truck begin to boil over threatening to divide the house, while Casey goes undercover.

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The Season 4 Cliffhanger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
The Season 4 Cliffhanger Prepare for Season 5 of Chicago Fire with a look at the stunning cliffhanger that brought Season 4 to a close.

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Down Is Better is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Down Is Better Season 6 Episode 6: Firehouse 51 takes a hit when Kidd gets transferred to the Public Relations depatment.

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A Heavy Weight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
A Heavy Weight Season 2 Episode 19: Firehouse 51 struggles in the wake of a recent tragedy.

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Heroes of 51 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Heroes of 51 Season 6 Episode 101: The Heroes of Firehouse 51 save lives every day, despite the risks they face along the way.

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Nazdarovya is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Nazdarovya Season 1 Episode 15: Dawson puts herself in danger to help her brother.

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The Beating Heart is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
The Beating Heart Season 4 Episode 10: 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."

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Devil's Bargain is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Devil's Bargain Season 6 Episode 5: Casey and Severide collide.

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Apologies Are Dangerous is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Apologies Are Dangerous Season 3 Episode 4: Dawson begins a new chapter at Firehouse 51.

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It Wasn't Enough is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
It Wasn't Enough Season 6 Episode 1: Firehouse 51 deals with the longterm collateral damage from the deadly warehouse fire on the season six premiere.

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All Hard Parts is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
All Hard Parts Season 4 Episode 14: Severide attempts to help Chili with her recent struggles and Borelli steps into the ring to represent Firehouse 51.

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The People We Meet is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
The People We Meet Season 5 Episode 10: Louie's father throws a wrench into Casey and Dawson's family plans.

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Pilot Season 1 Episode 1: For the firefighters, rescue squad and paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51, no occupation is more stressful or dangerous, yet so rewarding and exhilarating.

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Forgive You Anything is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Forgive You Anything Season 3 Episode 17: Firehouse 51 gets a visit from an old friend of Severide's while Mouch faces his fears about meeting his kid.

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Mon Amour is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Mon Amour Season 1 Episode 2: The Firehouse struggles with Darden's death.

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Ambition is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Ambition Season 1 Episode 20: Mill's drive to join Squad creates friction within the Firehouse.

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One More Shot is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
One More Shot Season 2 Episode 21: Change is on the horizon at 51, but forgetting the past can be hard.

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No Regrets is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
No Regrets Season 2 Episode 7: The firehouse is tested to the limits when called to the scene of an epic railroad accident and Boden ponders his future.

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A Problem House is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
A Problem House Season 2 Episode 1: An arsonist takes notice of Severide as new red tape causes big changes in the department in the Season Two Premiere.

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Lift Each Other is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Lift Each Other Season 5 Episode 7: Dawson and Antonio welcome their parents to town and Chief Boden discovers some unsettling news.

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Forgiving, Relentless, Uncondi... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Forgiving, Relentless, Unconditional Season 3 Episode 18: Herrmann saves an infant in a blaze and the repercussions drive him on a search to uncover the truth.

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Call it Paradise is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Call it Paradise Season 3 Episode 14: Chicago's finest are left to work in treacherous conditions when a severe ice storm forces its residents into a citywide lockdown.

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DEFCON 1 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
DEFCON 1 Season 2 Episode 3: Severide is convinced he knows the arsonist's identity.

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Headlong Toward Disaster is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Headlong Toward Disaster Season 3 Episode 15: Boden is forced to take time away and his temporary replacement quickly falls out of favor with members of Firehouse 51,

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Who Lives and Who Dies is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Who Lives and Who Dies Season 5 Episode 11: Dawson and Casey each deal with difficulties in the field.

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A Real Wake-Up Call is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
A Real Wake-Up Call Season 5 Episode 2: 51 responds to a dangerous call and Kidd is faced with a major decision.

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Chicago Fire's Sexiest Mom... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Chicago Fire's Sexiest Moments A compilation of the show's steamiest moments so far.

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Santa Bites is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Santa Bites Season 3 Episode 10: A victim takes credit for a textbook rescue by Chicago's finest.

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Better To Lie is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
Better To Lie Season 1 Episode 17: Past tensions resurface between Chief Boden and Bennie Severide.

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One Minute is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Episodes of Chicago Fire
One Minute Season 1 Episode 4: Chief Boden faces allegations after the death of a homeless man in a warehouse fire.