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The Tendency of a Drowning Victim
Season: 8
Episode: 16
Original airdate: March 4, 2020
Written by: Andrea Newman
Michael Gilvary
Directed by: Matt Earl Beesley
Episode chronology
Previous episode: Off the Grid
Next episode: Protect a Child


Boden is on edge after starting a new fad diet. Casey and Severide disagree on a call. Brett’s birth mother shares life-altering news. A familiar face has a proposition for Herrmann.


Main Cast

Guest Stars


  • Anthony Ferraris as Squad 3 Driver Tony Ferraris
  • Corrbette Pasko as Officer Petillo
  • Amy J. Carle as Doctor Olga Patchefsky
  • Michele Vazquez as Deanne
  • Sammy Arechar as Jimmy
  • David Bianco as Gary Pavone
  • Levi Merlo as Gary's Son


Background information and Notes


Chicago Fire season 8
Episodes Sacred GroundA Real Shot in the ArmBadlandsInfection, Part IBuckle UpWhat Went WrongWelcome to CrazytownSeeing is BelievingBest Friend MagicHold Our GroundWhere We End UpThen Nick Porter HappenedA Chicago WelcomeShut It DownOff the GridThe Tendency of a Drowning VictimProtect a ChildI'll Cover YouLight Things Up51's Original Bell
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