Rescue Me: Specials


# Air Date Title
1 Jun 24

Minisode - Fast

Minisode #1. Sean struggles to uphold his fast in the face of adversity, Lou’s homemade doughnuts.

2 Jul 01

Minisode - Fantasy

Minisode #2. Tommy’s dream takes a turn for the worse, delighting his bunkmates.

3 Jul 08

Minisode - Criteria

Minisode #3. It’s a battle of the bottle, or the broads, when Tommy (Denis Leary) and the guys debate their standards on what makes a good bar. Tommy talks of his bar bai…

4 Jul 18

Minisode - Juiced

Minisode #4. Tommy (Denis Leary) and the men of 62 Truck debate the finer points of baseball, and well… juice. But really, it’s all about how the smaller things in…

5 Jul 22

Minisode - Spelling

Minisode #5. In Lou’s arena, a wager is a dangerous thing to make. After Mike starts throwing around big words, one bet leads to another and Tommy (Denis Leary) and the b…

6 Jul 29

Minisode - Supreme

Minisode #6. Tommy’s (Denis Leary) dreams and nightmares follow him everywhere. When he steps out for a night in old New York, the women catch his eye, but past regrets a…

7 Aug 05

Minisode - Sandwich

Minisode #7. Lou and food go together like, well, Lou and food. Tommy and the boys enjoy a freakish food treasure hunt that sends Lou to the “bad” place, or more ac…

8 Aug 12

Minisode - Clue

Minisode #8. Sometimes even fire won’t stop the forces of nature. Lou, Franco, and Garrity engage in a battle of words and wits with a new game, while waiting for Mike th…

9 Aug 19

Minisode - Sweat

Minisode #9. Tommy and the boys emerge from a blaze looking to cool off, only to find an empty cooler and probie bathing in hydrant water. But soon music starts, and grown men…

10 Aug 26

Minisode - Smoke

Minisode #10. The guys light up after a job well done.


Diane Farr Talks To The Real NYPD


Real Life On The Set Of Rescue Me


The Kitchen


Writing For The Cast


The 2nd Season


Shooting In New York


Gag Reel


Season 1 Gag Reel


Season 1 Featurettes

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