The firefighter drama will explore the lives of Chicago firefighters and paramedics from responding to calls to dealing with their personal lives.
Directed by Law & Order visionary, Dick Wolf, producers say the show will be a mixture of realistic firefighting action, drama, and humor. Check out the pilot below or you can watch it live on NBC, Oct. 10 at 10pm Eastern.
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Chip DickertThursday, October 04, 2012 2:25:26 PMFor the love of God shave your freaking face and tuck in your shirt. Worst firefighting show ever.
Keith DuttonThursday, October 04, 2012 2:27:42 PMI made it to the first commercial break..... and won't be watching any more of it......
Fred BurtThursday, October 04, 2012 2:29:25 PMHaven't watched it yet.
Max DuryeeThursday, October 04, 2012 3:43:36 PMNot bad. I'll watch it for at least a few episodes. Ask those scruffy looking dragasses to quit spending their money on beer and buy a pack of razor blades.
Kathryn Auger SjaastadThursday, October 04, 2012 3:51:31 PMI agree, I am a volunteer at our local Fire Department and our fire fighters never look like the people on the show.
Natasha JonesThursday, October 04, 2012 4:07:32 PMIt starts on sky Atlantic at the end of this month
Austin SchmittThursday, October 04, 2012 4:43:43 PMA few things they need to work on before it can be great. But it's good.
Josh RogersThursday, October 04, 2012 5:27:13 PMTHIS SHOW SUCKS! If your're going to do a show about fire and ems...... RIDE WITH THE REAL EMS AND FIREFIGHTERS!
Michael HackleyThursday, October 04, 2012 5:28:13 PMTOTALLY AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!
Aaron PickarThursday, October 04, 2012 5:38:31 PMI'm a reserve firefighter and some of the guys including me have visible tattoos and some have mustaches. Their is nothing wrong with the appearance we all fight fires the same. We're all one family so why does it matter how they look? This is going to be a great firefighting show. Way better than rescue me. Plus the medics are sexy in this show haha
Christi JuneauThursday, October 04, 2012 6:17:34 PMCan't wait to see the rest! This is what we do and it effects us.
Danny ThomasThursday, October 04, 2012 6:37:18 PMI cant wait! Got it set on my direct tv, to record the series.
Charlie BradleyThursday, October 04, 2012 7:22:46 PMOK..So we know better but they have to sell this to the non firefighting folks. How many times I wanted to yell at the TV while watching Rescue Me but you have to let them have some poetic license. I will continue to watch, fight fires and beat on chests..
Kerrie Johnson NeumannThursday, October 04, 2012 9:07:00 PMI like it... only bad thing about watching it, is I catch myself critiquing the way they do certain things. I enjoyed it, cant wait for more.
Navarre MarshallThursday, October 04, 2012 9:36:10 PMI like it. I just hope that the ratings go up so that there will be multiple seasons.
Jim CarleyThursday, October 04, 2012 11:00:19 PMwouldn't play for me at all.
Marco CocchiThursday, October 04, 2012 11:31:26 PMNot available from Europe! pork... (seeking a work-around :)).
Bryan PerryFriday, October 05, 2012 1:18:12 AMNot sure how this will play out. Kinda seems like a mix between trauma and rescue me. Why is it that no writer of these shows knows what C-Spine is. I will continue to watch it to see if it gets better.
Eric HooverFriday, October 05, 2012 4:39:57 AMThis is going to be one Hell of a show and the last little bit that it showed from the coming season I know what I am going to be watching this season.
Paul TaylorFriday, October 05, 2012 7:56:25 AMI know right. In the fire service for 19 years and have never heard a medic tell some one to turn their head after a crash. REALLY??? Come on!!!
Paul TaylorFriday, October 05, 2012 8:19:25 AMMichael, go over to the MFIR building and ask them if its "Totally Awesome" I am guessing the instructors would have many issues with it. As a Proboard Instructor, Officer and Rescue Tech I know it's not. But could be!!
Max DuryeeFriday, October 05, 2012 8:38:21 AMThe proper fit of SCBA is affected by facial hair.
In addition, I expect firefighters to be held to a "higher standard". YMMV
Larry ScofieldMonday, October 08, 2012 7:29:16 AMClicked the link, but nothing happens, just the NBC Peacock. Did they pull the show already?
Jeremy R BelangerMonday, October 08, 2012 12:24:07 PMhonestly id rather watch youtube video of real firefighters doing there job its as real as it gets unless your a firefighter like me but love watching my fellow fireman heading the call be safe guys and gales out there.
Aaron LandeMonday, October 08, 2012 2:55:15 PMlooks good, might have to do some more research on the technical stuff as like I have seen in some of the comments below and I too was thinking it, not to often we tell people to move their heads after a car crash and little things like the mother of the car crash just gets out after they remove the door. so I say more work on technical but otherwise looks to be a great show!
Betty GrellFriday, October 12, 2012 3:19:57 PMNeeds to be more realistic.on medical procedure, fire fighting.fire radio lingo, may-day call.Size up of fire builing, box alarm, still alarm, 2-11 ect.radio traffic with dispatcher-main and englewood.
Larry ScofieldWednesday, October 17, 2012 9:01:14 PMWatched part of the show tonight. I won't be watching much in the future because it is too badly inaccurate. In about ten minutes I saw: 1. The firefighter supposedly laying out the hose has it upside down over his shoulder so it will not pay out, only become tangled. 2. The LT entered a confined space without SCBA.
Larry ScofieldWednesday, October 17, 2012 9:05:16 PM3. The LT brought no medical equipment along to treat the injured & trapped victim. 4. No medic went to the victim to treat him. 5. The LT supposedly performed a field amputation with a sawzall, but without an IV, without any medications, without help from a medic.
Larry ScofieldWednesday, October 17, 2012 9:05:44 PMOnly thing realistic was that the patient died.
Larry ScofieldWednesday, October 17, 2012 9:07:45 PMA little later the showed the CFD removing a car door with the jaws and a K12, but no patient protection. And the door magically came away without damage!