A Hell of a Ride
Season: 1
Episode: 24
Original airdate: May 22, 2013
Written by: Andrea Newman
Michael Gilvary
Directed by: Alex Chapple
Episode chronology
Previous episode: Let Her Go
Next episode: A Problem House


When a call comes in from the Cook County jail, the squad steps into a volatile predicament and are tasked with trying to defuse an escalating situation. Shay remains hopeful about her baby dreams and Hermann's wife Cindy goes into labor with their fifth child. Meanwhile, Mills and Dawson face key decisions in their personal lives.


Main CastEdit

Guest StarsEdit


  • Randy Flagler as Firefighter Harold Capp
  • Robyn Coffin as Cindy Herrmann
  • Phil Ridarelli as Facilities Roy
  • Boise Holmes as Officer Fojas
  • Jeremy Earl as Randall
  • Cindy Chang as Mari
  • Molly Glynn as ER Doctor
  • David Hernandez as Acevedo
  • Cheridah Best as Nurse
  • David VonKampen as Lee Henry Herrmann
  • Lucas VonKampen as Luke Herrmann
  • Amanda Calabrese as Amanda Herrmann
  • Logan Vosburgh as Logan Herrmann


Background information and NotesEdit

Chicago Fire season 1
Episodes PilotMon AmourProfessional CourtesyOne MinuteHanging OnRear View MirrorTwo FamiliesLeaving the StationIt Ain't EasyMerry Christmas, Etc.God Has SpokenUnder the KnifeWarm and DeadA Little TasteNazdarovya!ViralBetter to LieFireworksA Coffin That SmallAmbitionRetaliation HitLeaders LeadLet Her GoA Hell of a Ride
Other Seasons Season 2Season 3Season 4Season 5Season 6

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