Season 8
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September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019 on NBC

Season 8 of Chicago Fire premiered on September 25, 2019 with Sacred Ground. This season planned to have 23 episodes, but due to the coronavirus outbreak only 20 were completed.


Main Cast

Episode List

Image Title Writer(s) Director(s) Airdate #
Sacred Ground (1).jpg [[Sacred Ground]] Writer: Derek Haas Director: Reza Tabrizi September 25, 2019 #8x01
In the season 8 premiere, 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 Real Shot in the Arm (1).jpg [[A Real Shot in the Arm]] Writer: Andrea Newman & Michael Gilvary Director: Sanford Bookstaver October 02, 2019 #8x02
Lt. Casey struggles to get Chief Boden to sign off on an energetic new recruit. Against her better judgment, Foster extends an olive branch to her irritating new medic. Otis inspires Herrmann to seek new partners at Molly's. Brett realizes life in Fowlerton will take some getting used to.

Badlands (1).jpg [[Badlands]] Writer: Michael A. O'Shea Director: Olivia Newman October 09, 2019 #8x03
Brett and Foster question the suspicious circumstances surrounding a brutal attack at a juvenile detention center, which leaves them searching for the truth. A convoluted new technology installed inside Firehouse 51 tests everybody's patience. Kidd gets chosen to represent the district at a leadership conference.

Infection Part 1 (1).jpg [[Infection: Part 1]] Writer: Teleplay by : Derek Haas
Story by : Dick Wolf & Derek Haas
Director: Reza Tabrizi October 16, 2019 #8x04
In the first part of a three-show crossover event, a rare but deadly bacteria takes its toll on numerous victims around the city, leaving Chicago’s finest first responders to work together alongside the CDC to resolve the dangerous situation. Following a fire at a local university that ties into the outbreak, Severide has suspicions that something bigger is happening.

Buckle Up (1).jpg [[Buckle Up]] Writer: Matt Whitney Director: Leslie Libman October 23, 2019 #8x05
Kidd must prove herself at the National Firefighter Leadership Conference while the rest of Firehouse 51 is called to two eerily similar car wrecks. Mouch tries to keep everyone in the firehouse informed by starting a newsletter, but things quickly get out of hand. Cruz deals with a heartbreak.

What Went Wrong (1).jpg [[What Went Wrong]] Writer: Jamila Daniel Director: Sanford Bookstaver October 30, 2019 #8x06
Cruz and Severide suspect foul play when a fire started by an elderly woman turns deadly. Kidd, Foster and Brett create a women’s-only lounge. Firehouse 51 celebrates some good news.

Welcome to Crazytown (1).jpg [[Welcome to Crazytown]] Writer: Andrea Newman & Michael Gilvary Director: Carl Seaton November 06, 2019 #8x07
Severide must make a tough decision about the future of his career at Firehouse 51. Herrmann deals with the consequences of his temper after a run-in with a Chicago police officer. Cruz is excited to demonstrate the Slamigan at the Firefighting Expo. Commissioner Grissom returns.

Seeing is Believing (1).jpg [[Seeing is Believing]] Writer: Ron McCants Director: Eric Laneuville November 13, 2019 #8x08
Severide begins his assignment at the Office of Fire Investigation and gets off on the wrong foot when, despite his orders, he reopens an old case. When the cause of an apartment fire hits close to home, Herrmann is on a mission to get to the bottom of it. Kidd finds herself burning the candle at both ends.

Best Friend Magic (1).jpg [[Best Friend Magic]] Writer: Derek Haas Director: Reza Tabrizi November 20, 2019 #8x09
An unexpected visit throws Casey for a loop. Severide sets out to exonerate a wrongly convicted arsonist. Kidd pays the price for burning the candle at both ends. Cruz goes on a mission to fix one of Otis’s old toys.

Hold Our Ground (1).jpg [[Hold Our Ground]] Writer: Director: January 8, 2020 #8x10
Members of Firehouse 51 are dismayed to learn their boundaries have been redrawn to overlap with an adjacent station and problems quickly arise. Casey and Gallo hunt a missing piece of equipment. Brett and Foster find themselves at odds. Mouch tries the find the recipient of a mysterious letter he discovers.

[[Image:|150px]] [[Where We End Up]] Writer: Director: January 15, 2020 #8x11
A pest control problem forces the 51 team to temporarily bunk with Firehouse 20. All under the same roof, Casey clashes with Capt. Delaney while Foster, Kidd and Brett fear Capt. Leone has it out for them. Boden mulls a procedural overhaul.

Notes and Trivia

  • On March 13, 2020, the production of the eighth season was suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. Only 20 episode out of the planned 23 were completed.


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