Chicago Fire Season 1 Review “Mon Amour” – What A Difference A Week Makes!

Just last week, I was bemoaning the pilot of Chicago Fire, saying that it needed to erase some elements if it wanted to be a cohesive drama, and this week, it did just that!

To be fair, the co-creator of Chicago Fire, Michael Brandt, said in the exclusive TV Equals interview I conducted with him and co-creator Derek Haas that he felt the pilot was overstuffed. He said that the subsequent episodes were much better in terms of the flow of action, and he was absolutely right.

I’m trying to figure out how to properly organize these Chicago Fire reviews. What I think I’ll do is talk about the show out of order. That is to say, I’ll talk about the calls the crew makes, then I’ll talk about the drama, and then I’ll have my dad, Chief Jones, weigh in on the technical aspects. Read More...


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