A cast and character guide for the Fox series 9-1-1 featuring who plays who, information about each character, and other noteworthy information about the show.

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9-1-1: Season 5 – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)9-1-1 is more of the same, as it delivers daring rescues and a slew of forgettable guest stars. However, more than ever, there is the vibe it wants you to see everyone get their moment in the sun with dedicated episodes.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 18 [Finale] – Recap/ ReviewIn its season finale, 9-1-1 wraps up a lot of storylines and decides to set things up so, in season 6, things can start fresh and with potentially less drama.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 17 “Hero Complex” – Recap/ ReviewHen and Chim have a major spotlight episode as they investigate whether or not Jonah has a hero complex.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 16 “May Day” – Recap/ ReviewOn top of being an emotionally charged episode, it is also one which sets up a criminal unlike what we have ever seen on 9-1-1.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 15 "FOMO" – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)9-1-1 tones down the drama a bit and trades it in for mid-life crises and FOMO.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 14 “Dumb Luck” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)Eddie and Lucy struggle with how lucky they may or may not be, as Chim and Maddie have a scare regarding their daughter Jee-Yun.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 13 “Fear-o-Phobia” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)Buck and Maddie make it back to Los Angeles, and alongside all the surprises of what happened in their absence, they have a surprise for everyone as well.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 12 “Boston” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)Chimney makes his way to Boston in hopes of finding Maddie, but has he arrived before she is ready to go back, and will she continue to evade him?
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 11 “Outside Looking In" – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)In the return of 9-1-1, three months have passed since episode 10, and Bobby is contemplating if it is time to find replacements for Eddie and Buck.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 10 "Wrapped In Red" – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)In its winter finale, another character of 9-1-1 seemingly will leave the show for a while – can you guess which one?
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 9 “Past Is Prologue” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)Secondary characters get to step into the spotlight as Taylor and Toni, Hen's mother, have their pasts revealed!
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 8 “Defend In Place” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)Another character might be taking a break from the show. Can you guess who it is?
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 7 “Ghost Stories” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)Taylor, Harry, and Detective Ransome lead the episode as a three-way murder plot brings two together, and Harry finds solace in shared trauma.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 6 “Brawl In Cell Block 9-1-1” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)In one of the most intense episodes of 9-1-1not involving a natural disaster, a prison break happens.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 5 “Peer Pressure” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)As Buck worries about his sister and brother-in-law, he takes his anxiety out on the newbie. Meanwhile, May and Harry bond over the things which are making their lives hard.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 4 “Home and Away” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)As Chim deals with Maddie's exit, Athena is trying to get Harry to open up, a new dispatch is introduced, and Hen makes an honest mistake.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 3 “Desperate Measures” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)While you likely could predict how Harry and Jeffrey's story ends, you may not guess how "Desperate Measures" ends as an episode.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 2 “Desperate Times” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)We're onto day 5 of the LA blackout, and things aren't getting any easier, especially as backup systems fail and Athena learns Jeffrey Hudson is still on the loose.
9-1-1: Season 5/ Episode 1 “Panic” [Premiere] – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)As it has done every season, 9-1-1 escalates the stakes by having the city hit with a major cyberattack and the man who attacked Athena on the loose.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 14 [Season Finale] – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)As to be expected from 9-1-1, no matter how dangerous things seem, everyone ends up okay. Well, all but one.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 13 – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)While storylines about doctor negligence, and Maddie's mental health, and Athena's relationship, dominate the episode, the ending is what truly leaves a grand impression.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 12 – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)A writer decides to put Los Angeles into a tizzy over some buried treasure, which causes quite a few 911 calls.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 11 – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)In a way, "First Responders" could be seen as a minor "Josh Begins," as we learn why he joined the 9-1-1 responders.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 10 – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)Get your favorite tissue brand ready; it's time to shed some tears as we watch some kids say goodbye to their parents and bonding moments that will have you bawling.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 9 – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)9-1-1 is back, and in its return, we meet Maddie and Chim's baby! However, with a life gained, will there be a life lost?
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 8 "Breaking Point" [Winter Finale] – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)In the winter finale, we're reminded how much the first half of season 4 is about reunification with people that have been absent a long time.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 7 "There Goes the Neighborhood" – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)With Buck dating again, and Hen's Mother coming for a visit, we see the beginning of old wounds healing.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 6 "Jinx" – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)As Buck evolves into Buck 3.0, Eddie might be evolving too as Christopher's former teacher, Ana Flores, returns to 9-1-1.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 5 "Buck Begins" – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)While the Daniel thing remains a bust, exploring Buck and Maddie's relationship, from 1996 to the present, will have you in tears.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 4 "9-1-1, What's Your Grievance?" – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)So the secret Maddie is hiding comes out, and, well, it might disappoint you.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 3 "Future Tense" – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)Maddie has a family secret, which includes Buck, and Hen finds herself with a lab partner who pushes her buttons and nearly causes her to go off.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 2 "Alone Together" – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)In the 2nd part of 9-1-1's season 4 premiere, multiple near-death experiences act as a wake-up call unlike any other rescues before.
9-1-1: Season 4/ Episode 1 "The New Abnormal" – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)9-1-1, as tradition, returns with a dramatic natural event, which this time is a dam breaking, thanks to earthquakes and a landslide!
9-1-1: Season 3 - Review/ Summary with SpoilersIn its 3rd season, “9-1-1” presents minor improvements, but due to being a procedural, which leads to some inconsistency, it often feels like more of the same.
9-1-1: Season 3 Episode 18 “What’s Next” [Season Finale] – Recap/ Review with SpoilersAs with the finale of nearly every season of 9-1-1, the ending is a bit shocking – but this time in a good way.
9-1-1: Season 3 Episode 17 “Powerless” – Recap/ Review with SpoilersWhile we may not see Abby until the end of the episode, a whole lot happens that makes it clear why they needed the season finale to be two parts.
9-1-1: Season 3 Episode 16 “The One That Got Away” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)While not a Christmas episode, Buck meets the ghost of Christmas future and it shakes him to his core.
9-1-1: Season 3 Episode 15 “Eddie Begins” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)While Eddie has been around for nearly 2 whole seasons, and heavily featured, “Eddie Begins” dives into his backstory father than ever before.
9-1-1: Season 3 Episode 14 “The Taking of Dispatch 9-1-1” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)Similar to the bank robbery episode last season, it’s all about the con in the latest episode of 9-1-1.
9-1-1: Season 3 Episode 13 “Pinned” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)As Michael and his family deal with him possibly dying, Chim tries to bring new life to his relationship with Maddie.
9-1-1: Season 3 Episode 12 “Fools” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)As many struggle with the possibility of being alone, Christopher also deals with not being able to do anything like his dad always says he can.
9-1-1: Season 3 Episode 11 “Seize The Day” – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)“9-1-1” returns with Chim’s younger brother coming to Los Angeles and triggering Chim’s childhood trauma.
9-1-1: Season 3, Episode 10 “Christmas Spirit” [Mid-Season Finale] – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)Like a holiday movie, 9-1-1 mixes in a lot of sweet moments with a bit of darkness that some might see as devastating.
9-1-1: Season 3, Episode 9 “Fallout” – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)Trauma, and methods of dealing with it, are explored as Eddie, Maddie, and Hen go into therapy to handle their new normal.
9-1-1: Season 3, Episode 8 “Malfunction” – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)As Karen struggles with getting pregnant, Hen finds her focus off, and this leads to deadly consequences. Also, Eddie’s fight career takes a turn.
9-1-1: Season 3, Episode 7 “Athena Begins” – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)We go deep into Athena’s past, to 1989 – 1991 to be exact, and learn of the second major loss that made her become and remain a cop.
9-1-1: Season 3, Episode 6 “Monsters” – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)It’s Halloween on 9-1-1, and you know that means something freaky going down. Though, unlike past seasons, there are less shocks this time around.
9-1-1: Season 3, Episode 5 “Rage” – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)As Michael experiences DWB, and his kids get the race talk, Buck learns the consequences of his lawsuit.
9-1-1: Season 3, Episode 4 “Triggers” – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)From Maddie triggered by a domestic call to Chim and Hen taking note of kids they save, and Buck hearing the worst thing imaginable, this episode isn’t called “Triggers” for nothing.
9-1-1: Season 3, Episode 3 “Searchers” – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)The tsunami arc comes to an end, with an explosion, someone losing an arm, and the fate of Christopher.
9-1-1: Season 3, Episode 2 “Sink or Swim” – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)A tidal wave hits and between the initial wave and the surges which come after, we see more people die this episode than the entire series.
9-1-1: Season 3, Episode 1 “Kids Today” [Seaon Premiere] – Recap, Review (with Spoilers)Surprisingly, despite being crushed by a fire truck, Buck seems like he may return to work. However, isn’t there always a catch?
9-1-1: Season 2 - Summary, Review (with Spoilers)Season 2 of 9-1-1 avoids any sense of a sophomore slump by balancing the 911 drama you love and developing both new and old characters.
9-1-1: Season 2, Episode 18 "This Life We Choose" [Season Finale] - Recap, Review (with Spoilers)In the finale, after a bombing spree, many characters find their lives changed forever. One for the worse, many for the better.
9-1-1: Season 2, Episode 17 "Careful What You Wish For" - Recap, Review (with Spoilers)In the penultimate episode of the season, Eddie returns to prominence as he reevaluates his relationship with Shannon.
9-1-1: Season 2, Episode 16 "Bobby Begins Again" - Recap, Review (with Spoilers)In order to move forward, you have to the past, and in this episode, we learn what happened between the fire Bobby started and Buck being hired.
9-1-1: Season 2, Episode 15 "Ocean's 9-1-1" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)The team gets framed for a robbery and it leads to not only some of the best writing in a while, but one person’s job on the line.
9-1-1: Season 2, Episode 14 "Broken" - Recap, Review (with Spoilers)Of course, with 9-1-1 taking some time off it means they have to come back with you on the verge of crying to the point being unable to watch.
9-1-1: Season 2, Episode 13 "Fight or Flight" - Recap, Review (with Spoilers)We journey a bit into Doug and Maddie’s history and are left with an ending which ends a chapter in both of their lives.
9-1-1: Season 2, Episode 12 "Chimney Begins" - Recap, Review (with Spoilers)As Hen did earlier this season, Howard Han aka Chimney, gets his due by having an episode dedicated to his backstory.
9-1-1: Season 2, Episode 11 "New Beginnings" [Mid-Season Premiere] - Recap, Review (with Spoilers)9-1-1 returns, and it is like we never left as the drama picks up and kicks things into the next gear.
9-1-1: Season 2/ Episode 10 "Merry Ex-Mas" [Mid-Season Finale] - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)While this is a Christmas episode, love is in the air like it is Valentine’s day. Though one person with unreciprocated love comes around to ruin things.
9-1-1: Season 2/ Episode 9 "Hen Begins" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)The show decides to hand the reigns to Aisha Hinds and gives us something which almost makes you wonder, “Why wasn’t this the show’s pilot?”
9-1-1: Season 2/ Episode 8 "Buck, Actually" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 2/ Episode 7 "Haunted" - Recap/ Recap (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 2/ Episode 6 "Dosed" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 2/ Episode 5 "Awful People" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 2/ Episode 4 "Stuck" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 2/ Episode 3 "Help Is Not Coming" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 2/ Episode 2 "7.1" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 2/ Episode 1 "Under Pressure" [Season Premiere] - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 1 - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 1/ Episode 10 "A Whole New You" [Season Finale] - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 1/ Episode 9 "Trapped" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 1/ Episode 8 "Karma's a Bitch" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 1/ Episode 7 "Full Moon (Creepy AF)" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 1/ Episode 6 "Heartbreaker" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 1/ Episode 5 "Point of Origin" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 1/ Episode 4 "Worst Day Ever" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 1/ Episode 3 "Next of Kin" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 1/ Episode 2 "Let Go" - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)
9-1-1: Season 1/ Episode 1 "Pilot" [Series Premiere] - Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Abby Clark (Connie Britton)

Abby looking at the train wreck.

First Noted In – Season 1/ Episode 1 “Pilot” [Series Premiere]

Brief Description

A 911 operator who takes care of her mother, Pat (Mariette Hartley), who has Alzheimer’s, and becomes the girlfriend of Fire Station 118’s youngest recruit, Buck. And through that relationship, her first in a year, she comes back alive. Leading to her, by the end of the first season, coming to the point of wanting to rediscover who she is.

Additional Information About Abby

  • S1E1: Is 42 and has been single for a year.
  • S1E3: Her brother’s name is Matt (Doug Savant), and he disparagingly jokes about Abby taking on caring for their mother by calling her a “saint.”
  • S1e7: Would roughly do 200 calls in one shift.

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Athena (Angela Bassett)

Athena smiling as she tells Hen about Aaron.

First Noted In – Season 1/ Episode 1 “Pilot” [Series Premiere]

Brief Description

Athena is the female lead of “9-1-1” and is the sole consistent cop representation on the show as well. Throughout the series, we meet her parents, get to know the father of her children, Michael, and her kids, Harry (Marcanthonee Reis) and May (Corinne Mas) as well. But the main part of Athena’s life that is featured is her as a police officer and her friendship with Hen. Her relationship with her kids, and Michael often, are a minor part of her story.


Additional Information About Athena

  • S1e4: Is noted to be a Sargent.
    • Her captain’s name is Captain Maynard (Claudia Christian).
  • S1e6: Her code is 727 L 30
  • S1e8: Starts dating a man named Aaron (Todd Williams)
  • S1E9: Is 50
  • S1E10: Is Baptist
  • S2E11: Mother’s name is Beatrice (Beverly Todd)
    • Originally was going to be a lawyer
    • A girl named Tanya Kingston is why Athena became a cop
  • S2E1: Had the first divorce in her family
  • S3E7: Her former fiancée, Emmett (Jeff Pierre), was killed while making a grocery store run for Beatrice on 2/17/1991.
  • S3E13: Harry is 10 and May 18.
  • Length of Service (4.2): Has been a cop for over 30 years

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I don’t need you to be brave, I need you to trust me.
— Athena (4.2)

May (Corinne Mas)

May pointing out they need extra faith and hope after the day they've had and Athena isn't done with yet.
May: But today’s not like every other day, Dad.

Michael and Athena’s oldest child.

Additional Information

  • Gap Year (4.1): With college being online, May decides to take a gap year and work at the 9-1-1 command center with Maddie.
  • The Original Plan (4.2): May was going to go to USC to focus on Pre-Law or Journalism

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Evan “Buck” Buckley (Oliver Stark)

Buck shocked by something Eddie says.

First Noted In – Season 1/ Episode 1 “Pilot” [Series Premiere]

Brief Description

In season 1, the newest member of Fire House 118, who quickly makes a name for himself by taking on the most dangerous rescues. Well, that and misusing his position to get with girls. However, between his relationship with Abby and then his sister arriving, Buck matures, and eventually, dating becomes a bit hard for him.


Additional Information About Buck

  • S1E9: Is 26
  • S2E11: Mother’s name is Cynthia
  • Relationship With Parents (4.3): While it is noted Buck’s parents weren’t abusive, it is said they were rather absent and it is hinted Maddie may have something to do with that.
  • Name of Parents (4.4): Margaret and Philip are Maddie and Buck’s parents
  • Age (4.5): Is around 29
  • The Journeys Of Evan Buckley (4.5): In Buck’s life, he has lived in Georgia, Virginia Beach, Florida, Flagstaff, Arizona, Oregon, and in Peru. Also, he has worked as a bartender, doing construction, tried to be a Navy Seal, was a football star in high school, and worked on a dude ranch.

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Bobby Nash (Peter Krause)

Bobby's name being said for the record before his questioning.

First Noted In – Season 1/ Episode 1 “Pilot” [Series Premiere]

Brief Description

Captain of Fire House 118, when we first meet Bobby, he is dealing with some demons. The kind which almost swallows him whole. However, with time and faith, he finds a way out of the darkness and is the leader, father figure to some, his team needs.

Additional Information About Bobby

  • S1E5: We’re introduced to his wife Marcy (Laura Allen), daughter Brook (Noelle Parker), and son Bobby Jr. (London Cheshire)
    • Was captain for around a year at this point (Present Day)
    • Is from St. Paul, Minnesota and was there 5 years ago
    • Had an addiction to alcohol and OxyCotton for around 2 years.
    • 148 people died in the father Bobby caused, due to the building not being up to code
  • S1E1: Was 18 months sober from alcohol
    • Is 50

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Henrietta “Hen” (Aisha Hinds)

Hen staring down all the men who have made her job hard.

First Noted In – Season 1/ Episode 1 “Pilot” [Series Premiere]

Brief Description

Hen is either the first, or one of the first, women to join the 118. Which, at the time of her being hired, caused quite a stir and led to more than adversity, but harassment. However, thanks to Chim, and being bold in the face of a captain who was trying to get her to quit, Hen becomes the second-longest member of the 118.

Outside of work, Hen is a wife, co-parents a young boy named Denny that she adopted from a previous relationship, and is married to a woman named Karen. She is also Athena’s best friend, and probably Chim’s as well.


Additional Information About Hen

  • S2E7: Her father’s name is Bryan (Myles Cranford)
  • S2E9: Her first captain was Captain Gerrard (Brian Thompson), who was a real piece of work.
    • Used to be a pharma rep
  • S3E8: The episode in which Hen accidentally kills Evelyn (Annie Thurman)
  • The New Baby (4.3): Hen and Karen’s new baby is named Nia.
  • Dr. Henrietta (4.3): Hen’s storyline of being at medical school really kicks in gear.
  • Meet Sydney (4.3): Sydney (Vanessa Marano), is a classmate of Hen, in Dr. Langford’s class, who is a piece of work. Why? Well, because she has the BRCA1 gene, just went through a double mastectomy, and RRSO surgery, and with all the sacrifices she has made, her fear of not living beyond 35, paired with thinking Hen will slow her down, it causes her to act very bratty until Hen figures out Sydney’s truth.
  • Mom (4.7): We meet Hen’s mother Toni (Marsha Warfield) who formerly worked as a Las Vegas card dealer.

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Howard “Chim” Han (Kenneth Choi)

Chimney excited he helped from a distance.

First Noted In – Season 1/ Episode 1 “Pilot” [Series Premiere]

Brief Description

Of all the members of the 118, Chim has been part of the station for the longest. One could also say, of all the members of the 118, Chim may have gone through the most trauma. For whether it is physical harm, due to his relationships, or his upbringing, Chim has gone through a lot. He even almost died multiple times.


Additional Information About Chim

  • S1E3: We meet his former girlfriend, Tatiana (Rachel Breitag), who he is head over heels for and tries to impress by making himself out to sound similar to Buck.
  • S2E12: Was raised by Kevin (James Chen) and Ann Lee (Freda Foh Shen), alongside their son John (Kelvin Han Yee).
    • The person who mentored him, and led to him becoming a paramedic was Eli (Mac Brandt).
    • The episode takes place in 2005, and Chim, then Howard Han, was attempting to be an entrepreneur trying to sell sleeved blankets.
      • Howard notes he has been hustling since he was 16
    • Family is from Seoul
    • Albert, Han’s younger brother, is first introduced.
    • It is noted Han’s mother is dead, but father very much alive.
  • S3E11: Albert (John Harlan Kim) is 20 years old and never met his half brother, Chim.
    • It is revealed Chim’s mom died weeks before his 15th birthday, and the reason he didn’t go back to Seoul was his mother. Also, part of the reason Chim and Albert’s father was so upset with her, maybe Chim in extension, is he wanted to go back to Seoul, and the dual defiance upset him.
    • New Girlfriend (4.7): Albert starts seeing Veronica (Keane Marie), who went on a bad date with Buck.
  • Daughter (4.9): His daughter, Jee-Yun Buckley-Han is born, and named after his mother.

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I don’t know when that went from being a biological fact to an emotional reality.
— Chim (4.9)

Michael (Rockmond Dunbar)

Michael's face after revealing Glenn left him.

First Noted In – Season 1/ Episode 1 “Pilot” [Series Premiere]

Brief Description

Michael is an architect and the father of Athena’s children. He is also a gay man who we see almost exclusively date other gay Black men.

Additional Information About Michael

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Carla (Cocoa Brown)

Carla questioning if she is about to be out of a job.

First Noted In –  Season 1/ Episode 2 “Let Go”

Brief Description

Carla is a nurse who assists Abby with her mother Pat, early in the show, and comes back around when Eddie needs help with his son Christopher.

Additional Information About Carla

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Karen (Tracie Thoms)

Karen and Hen on playground swings talking about having another child.

First Noted In – Season 1/ Episode 5 “Point of Origin”

Brief Description

Hen’s wife, who has a doctorate and co-parents Hen’s son from a previous relationship. In fact, because of Hen’s work, one could submit Karen might spend more time with Denny.

Additional Information About Karen

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Eva (Abby Brammell)

Hen explaining to Eva why she feels a calling to become a first responder.
Hen: This is Him sending me a reminder.

First Noted In – Season 1/ Episode 5 “Point of Origin”

Brief Description

Hen’s first love who is in prison when we first met her. However, when she gets on parole, there is an attempt to reconcile with Hen, and that threatens Hen’s marriage. Including getting their son’s, her biological son, the father involved.


Additional Information About Eva

  • S2E5: Denny’s biological father is a man named Nathaniel (Troy Winbush)
    • He is a home depot manager, and his wife’s ovarian cancer is what led to him hooking up with Eva. But, now he has recovered from his demons.

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Eddie (Ryan Guzman)

Eddie in therapy

First Noted In –  Season 2/ Episode 1 “Under Pressure”

Brief Description

Introduced in season 2, Eddie is a veteran who, like Buck, often does the riskier jobs and rescue missions. This may come as a surprise considering his son, Christopher (Gavin McHugh) he is raising on his own, and he barely survived one of his last tours.

Additional Information About Eddie

  • S2E7: His wife, Shannon (Devin Kelley), and he had marital problems due to Eddie being a provider but not really there to help raise their son, who has cerebral palsy. Which for Shannon was a lot to deal with on her own, and then with her mother getting sick, she coerced Eddie to step up.
  • S2E2: Christopher is 7
  • S2E4: Is Hispanic
    • Christopher’s cerebral palsy was caused by being stuck in the birth canal
  • S3E2: We’re introduced to an eventual friend, from station 136, Lena (Ronda Rousey), who helps him deal with the events of season 2.
  • S3E12: We meet Ana Flores (Gabrielle Walsh), who is Christopher’s teacher, and a potential love interest.
    • Dr. Flores (4.6): Ana returns to the show and reveals she has a doctorate now and is the vice-principal at Adams Elementary.
  • S3E15: Christopher is in the 4th grade

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Maddie (Jennifer Love Hewitt)

Maddie coming to Tara's aide.

First Noted In – Season 2/ Episode 1 “Under Pressure”

Brief Description

Buck’s older sister, who moves from Pennsylvania, due to her abusive husband, Doug. In PA, she was a nurse, but in Los Angeles, she takes on the role Abby played in terms of showing us what 911 operators go through. Also, she becomes Chim’s love interest.

Additional Information About Maddie

  • S2E6: Her boss is named Sue (Debra Christofferson)
  • S2E10: Her abusive ex-husband is Doug (Matthew Clark)
    • Full name, Doug Kendall
  • S3E12: We get to really know her work friend Josh (Bryan Safi), who is gay, single, and goes through a whole lot towards the end of season 3. As does Maddie, who, in general, goes through the most dramatic storylines, and often Chim finds himself a part of them.
  • S3E10: Met Doug when she was 19
  • S3E11: Can’t cook
  • Age (4.4): Is about 38 years old
  • Brother Daniel (4.5): The story of what happened to Daniel is revealed in full. He died at age 8, Buck was born when Daniel was 7, and part of the reason for Buck being born might have been to help with Daniel’s Juvenile Leukemia since no one else in the family was a match.

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General Information

Creator(s) Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Tim Minear
First Aired (FOX) 1/3/2018


Groups & Organizations

The 118

The fire station Bobby, Buck, Chim, Hen, and Eddie are stationed at.

  • Has had 6 captains in two years

The 136

The firehouse Lena and Captain Cooper call home.

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Terms To Know

Other Noteworthy Information

  • Date (4.1): It’s September 2020

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