Rescue Me: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Jul 21
2004

Guts

New York City firefighter, Tommy Gavin, cannot escape the ghosts of those who have died around him as he faces the everyday challenge of saving lives while trying to fix his ow…

2 Jul 28
2004

Gay

When a retired gay firefighter makes a published claim that several firemen who died in 9/11 were closeted gays, Chief Reilly is determined to set the record straight. While at…

3 Aug 04
2004

Kansas

Tommy decides to make life a living hell for his wife’s new boyfriend by wreaking havoc on his business and finances. Meanwhile, Chief Reilly faces possible suspension as…

4 Aug 11
2004

D.N.A.

A “friendly” date between Tommy and the widow of his dead cousin takes a unexpected turn when she makes a move on Tommy. Franco’s ex-girlfriend shows up at th…

5 Aug 18
2004

Orphans

Tommy comes to terms with the reality of his broken family as a result of a shocking experience with his father. When a freak accident occurs, Franco must make a life-changing…

6 Aug 25
2004

Revenge

Tommy takes one step forward by convincing Janet to leave Roger but two steps backward when she stumbles onto his latest fling. The boys convince Sean to date a woman but negle…

7 Sep 01
2004

Butterfly

When Tommy asks for extra vacation time, Chief Reilly tips him off on how to get a free two week vacation from headquarters. While building a deck for Tommy’s neighbor, T…

8 Sep 08
2004

Inches

Tommy attempts to handle the insanity of his father while defending Colleen’s new lifestyle to Janet. At the firehouse, Sean and Mike the Probie unknowingly launch a full…

9 Sep 15
2004

Alarm

When Tommy discovers a secret that Janet is keeping from him, he must come to terms with the possible consequences. At the firehouse, Chief Reilly preps the boys for their new…

10 Sep 22
2004

Immortal

When Tommy struggles to help Janet in a financial crunch, he must turn to his Uncle Teddy to help him out. The new female addition to the house fights to be accepted by the gu…

11 Sep 29
2004

Mom

While Tommy attempts to make reason of the chaos in his life, he continues to defy death while pulling dangerous stunts on the job. Lou admits his infidelity to his wife and r…

12 Oct 06
2004

Leaving

When Janet needs more money to cover house repairs, Tommy turns to Uncle Teddy and his “little” friend to help him out with extra cash. When Franco’s father…

13 Oct 13
2004

Sanctuary

The hockey game rematch between the NYPD and the FDNY is right around the corner and Tommy must figure out a plan to save hi…

About Rescue Me

From the creators and executive producers of The Job comes Rescue Me, a dramedy that centers on the inner workings of Ladder Company 62, a New York City firehouse, and the personal and emotional battles of its members in a post-9/11 world. The show focuses Tommy Gavin, the senior firefighter whose life is in turmoil as he copes with the stresses and fears of his job as well the seperation from his wife Janet. Tommy moves into a house across the street from her to stay close to their three children and keep an eye on her. The stresses and fears of his job are manifested through conversations with his dead cousin Jimmy Keefe, a former firefighter, as well as the haunting memories of people he has watched perish on the job. The remaining heroes of Ladder 62 include Chief Jerry Reilly who, despite being called “The Good Chief,” has a serious gambling problem and bets on everything, even Tommy’s divorce. Sean Garrity is a young, handsome guy who is easier to look at than hold a conversati

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