Rescue Me: Season 5

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Apr 07
2009

Baptism

Tommy copes with the loss of his father and a new man in Janet’s life. Sheila finds a different way to deal with her issues while Sean, Franco, and Mike concoct a surefir…

2 Apr 14
2009

French

An exotic visitor sparks mixed reactions in the firehouse. Tommy deals with the possibility of expulsion from the FDNY and a new sponsorship role in A…

3 Apr 21
2009

Wine

The calls from Tommy’s AA sponsee increase as Tommy attempts to navigate a touchy issue with Colleen. Genvieve’s interviews spark controversial viewpoints in the fi…

4 Apr 28
2009

Jimmy

Tommy makes a shocking discovery regarding Jimmy’s whereabouts on 9/11. Sheila takes drastic measures to purge the negative energy from her life as Sean’s back pain…

5 May 05
2009

Sheila

After a run in with Janet’s brash new boyfriend, Tommy grows concerned about Katie’s whereabouts. Sheila is finally able to come to terms with Jimmy’s death a…

6 May 12
2009

Perspective

A personal milestone finds Tommy back at Ground Zero. Genevieve’s perspective on 9/11 incenses Tommy, whereas Franco’s point of view has more dire consequences. Mea…

7 May 19
2009

Play

Tommy and Janet attempt to survive a weekend together at Katy’s new prep school. Meanwhile, Lou sees Tommy’s absence as a way to move in on Genevieve. Teddy and Mag…

8 May 26
2009

Iceman

A late-night cleanup turns into a nightmare for Tommy when several unexpected visitors stop by the bar. Feinberg allows Damien to ride along with the crew, but may not be prepa…

9 Jun 02
2009

Thaw

Tension runs high as Needles holds the guys accountable for their lack of judgment. Tommy steps up and takes responsibility for Damian’s future in the firehouse. Sheila p…

10 Jun 09
2009

Control

Tommy and Mike must find a way to mend their fences at work; Sheila tries to get Tommy to control his drinking with her leverage; Lou must relive an unpleasant memory; Franco h…

11 Jun 16
2009

Mickey

Though Tommy’s pacts with Sheila and Janet have begun to unravel, there is one Gavin who remains sexually adventurous much to Tommy’s chagrin. Garrity divulges his…

12 Jun 23
2009

Disease

The guys visit Sean in the hospital; Katy is home from school and wants a family dinner—-one that includes Colleen and Black Shawn; and Lou and Tommy make a wager concern…

13 Jun 30
2009

Torch

After dealing with a particularly horrific accident on the job, Tommy questions his feelings in a dream sequence with his dead father, brother and son, and Jimmy Keefe. Meanwhi…

14 Jul 07
2009

Wheels

Franco has his first FDNY-tournament fight, and he and Carla (Tawny Cypress) have an encounter outside the gym; Candy cooks dinner for Lou; the guys h…

15 Jul 14
2009

Initiation

As Damien joins 62 Truck, Sheila reminds Tommy of his promise to watch out for him. Meanwhile, Janet gives Tommy guidelines for their relationship; the guys attend a memorial d…

16 Jul 21
2009

Clean

An outburst lands Tommy cleaning duty as a mysterious woman strolls through the firehouse; the Gavins confront Tommy about his alcoholism, but their plan does not unfold as exp…

17 Jul 28
2009

Lesbos

The perfect party becomes a nightmare when a herd of brutish women infiltrate the bar. Tommy’s love triangle reaches new heights.

18 Aug 04
2009

Carrot

A no-nonsense woman, looking for a date, shows up at the firehouse talking trash; Janet offers Tommy an ultimatum; Needles and Lou concoct a battle of the sexes; Sean’s m…

19 Aug 11
2009

David

Damian receives an offer that unsettles Tommy; Lou discusses his upcoming wedding plans with Tommy and Needles.

20 Aug 18
2009

Zippo

Tommy has rocky encounters with Janet and Sheila, and an encounter with Kelly that isn’t as rocky. Meanwhile, the guys go grocery shopping with the newly domesticated Lou…

21 Aug 25
2009

Jump

Franco steps into the ring with one of Carla’s friends;Tommy tends bar after a failed rescue leaves the crew in the dumps.

22 Sep 01
2009

Drink

Uncle Teddy appears surprisingly stoic after a staggering personal loss, but finally bursts at the seams and has the gang cornered. Janet and Sheila’s plan goes haywire a…

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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