A Real Wake-Up Call
Season: 5
Episode: 2
Original airdate: October 18, 2016
Written by: Andrea Newman
Michael Gilvary
Directed by: Reza Tabrizi
Episode chronology
Previous episode: The Hose or the Animal
Next episode: Scorched Earth


Casey and Dawson find themselves unexpectedly caught in the middle of a potential political mess. Stella is left to make a serious decision about her ex-boyfriend. While responding to an auto accident, members of truck and squad find themselves in the middle of a dangerous situation. Elsewhere, Severide befriends a famous socialite that might distract him from his duties at 51, while Brett and Mouch set aside their writing differences for the greater good.


Main CastEdit

Guest StarsEdit


  • Anthony Ferraris as Squad 3 Driver Tony Ferraris
  • Steve Chikerotis as District Chief Steve Walker
  • Lorena Diaz as Nurse Doris
  • Joseph Cranford as Officer Crawford
  • Cathy Schenkelberg as Caroline Vonderhoss
  • Aiden Cohen as Louie
  • Austin Cohen as Louie
  • Jay W. Cullen as Motorcyclist
  • Kylan Conroy as Bethany
  • Charls Sedgwickhall as Boat Captain
  • Sal Amato as Pier Manager
  • Joseph Thomas as Bouncer
  • Michele Martinez as ND Paramedic
  • Stephen Grady as Boat Hand


Background information and NotesEdit

Chicago Fire season 5
Episodes The Hose or the AnimalA Real Wake-Up CallScorched EarthNobody Else Is Dying TodayI Held Her HandThat DayLift Each OtherOne HundredSome Make It, Some Don'tThe People We MeetWho Lives and Who DiesAn Agent of the MachineTrading In ScuttlebuttPurgatoryDeathtrapTelling Her GoodbyeBabies and FoolsTake a KneeCarry Their LegacyCarry MeSixty DaysMy Miracle
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