Chicago Fire Review: With Friends Like These

"Hanging On" continued the hot streak of Chicago Fire episodes that have aired since the pilot. I still have no idea how they should market this show, but it fits in no genre that I can think of and because of that it suffers from a lack of viewers. It's a drama in the traditional sense with a tinge of procedural and a family feel. What made its star shine this week?

It's so refreshing that people don't dance around their issues on Chicago Fire. Hermann taking on the homeless man's brother when he died alone in a warehouse instead of under his brother's roof and Casey charging into Detective Voight's office are just two examples. Casey didn't stop there, either. When everyone at the police station looked quizzically at him, he shouted, "Why is everybody so afraid of him?" How often does that happen on television these days? Not enough. Read More...


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