Randall "Mouch" McHolland is a firefighter assigned to Truck Company 81.
McHolland gained his nickname "Mouch" due to the fact that he is almost always found watching television on the couch, when not on a call. The nickname is a mash-up of Man and Couch, as the other firefighters say he is "half man, half couch".
Mouch is the current Firefighter's Union President, he is responsible for raising issues that firefighters face to the Fire Department, the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois. He is also a union representative and goes with members of his house to disciplinary hearings.
In season 1, Mouch is taking Japanese lessons. He ends up meeting a woman by the name of Mari online. She is from Japan and comes to visit Mouch in A Hell of a Ride. She leaves in A Problem House. Mouch says he will try to visit her, but this never happens and they end up breaking up.
Mouch tries to meet a lady via GoldenOldeez.com off of the advice of Leslie Shay, but his dates don't end up working out.
Trudy and Mouch get married in On the Warpath.
Towards the end of season 5, Mouch considers retiring from the fire department.
In the Season 5 Finale, Mouch, While trapped inside of a burning factory, seems to be having a heart attack. In the season 6 premiere, luckily, he is back at 51 with all members returning to normal lives. he delivers a moving speech about how close he came to "walking off of this job". he treasures the time that he has with his brothers and sisters at 51. he hopes he will never have to look down that dark tunnel ever again. he realizes he has not had enough time with Trudy or his coworkers at 51. he signs the whole firehouse second shift up for a Firefighter's muster. he believes that his friends at 51 have been there for him day in and day out no matter what. he is married to Trudy.
|Season 1 Appearances|
|"Pilot"||"Mon Amour"||"Professional Courtesy"||"One Minute"||"Hanging On"|
|"Rear View Mirror"||"Two Families"||"Leaving the Station"||"It Ain't Easy"||"Merry Christmas, Etc."|
|"God Has Spoken"||"Under the Knife"||"Warm and Dead"||"A Little Taste"||"Nazdarovya!"|
|"Viral"||"Better to Lie"||"Fireworks"||"A Coffin That Small"||"Ambition"|
|"Retaliation Hit"||"Leaders Lead"||"Let Her Go"||"A Hell of a Ride"|