After the fire, the members of 62 Truck struggle to pick up the pieces, while the new probies hear a familiar speech and stand before a new leader.
In the Gavin family tradition, Colleen's wedding is an emotional if not debaucherous affair. But the high spirits fade quickly.
With Tommy ostracized by his family, Lou looks to rehabilitate him by giving the Gavin family the letters Tommy wrote for them to read after he died.
An unconscious violation of Sheila's privacy gets Tommy in trouble with his family, and Lou challenges Franco to do a better job of running 62 Truck.
With Tommy facing suspension and even more bad press in the wake of his angry interview, his fellow firefighters engage in a campaign to save him…and themselves.
Upset by Tommy's bitter and caustic television interview, Franco looks to move beyond 62 Truck before his career becomes tainted.
Black Shawn looks for help in scaling back Colleen's wedding plans, while Tommy tries to avoid being interviewed on television about his cousin Jimmy.
As the crew copes with three long and quiet weeks at work, Tommy discovers that the women in his life have united against him.
As Sheila bonds with Janet over her pregnancy, Tommy discovers Colleen working at the bar owned by Mickey and Uncle Teddy.
While Tommy refocuses his attention on the injured Damien, the firefighters vent their outrage about the site chosen to memorialize a fallen comrade.
Tommy vows to get his life back on track, Lou continues to ignore his failing health, and Damien struggles with his decision to quit the department.
As publicity from a rescue gives 62 Truck a new lease on life, Janet agrees to give Tommy one last chance, but only if he ends his affair with Sheila.
When headquarters shuts down the house, the crew formulates a makeshift response to a nearby call. A face from the past stirs Tommy and Janet’s emotions as their date begins to unravel.
Tommy loses his nerve when a young driver’s recklessness reminds him of his daughter’s new lifestyle. After a meeting fails to put Colleen on the wagon, Tommy is forced to pursue a more aggressive method to get her life back on track.
A night of heavy drinking turns ugly when Tommy blacks out and loses control. The next day, the crew struggles to put the pieces together as they search for the whereabouts of Colleen.
With the cookout quickly approaching, the guys hatch a plan to sneak Lou out of the hospital. Sean and Mike attempt to do good, Teddy bonds with Colleen, and Father Phil gives Tommy a piece of advice that sends him reeling.
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After rejecting Sheila's offer to retire from the FDNY and live out the rest of their days together in a beach house she purchased with her 9/11 widow money, Sheila drugged Tommy and threw a fit that resulted in the beach house burning to the ground.
Set at a New York firehouse in the post-Sept. 11 era, RESCUE ME centers on recently divorced fireman, Tommy Gavin (Leary), who is coping with the fear of his job and the unease he feels watching his ex-wife as she starts to date other men. To keep better tabs on his ex and stay close to their 3 kids, Gavin moves across the street from them. RESCUE ME is a drama with comedic elements that will explore the lives of firefighters through their relationships with each other, their families and their bookies.
Rescue Me Season 5 revolves around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse, the crew of 62 Truck. Examining the fraternal nature and relationships of firefighters, the series tackles the daily drama of the life-and-death situations associated with being a firefighter, while exploring the ways the men use dark humor to protect their true emotions.
The third season of Denis Leary and Peter Tolan's Emmy-nominated series examines the aftermath of devastating personal losses that the 62 Truck crew experienced at the end of the scorching second season.
The firefighters of New York City's Truck Company 62 put their lives on the line to pull survivors from raging infernos and other disasters, while also coping with memories of rescuers killed in action.
A terrifying vision of the afterlife leaves Tommy shaken as he attempts to reconnect with his friends and family back on the outside. At the firehouse, the crew's fate hangs in the balance when the department decides to cut costs.
Two seasons will deal with Tommy Gavin's (Denis Leary) recognition of how deeply he is in need of rescue and how time is running out on his last chances for redemption. Rescue Me stars Denis Leary, Adam Ferrara, Michael Lombardi, Steven Pasquale, Andrea Roth, John Scurti, Daniel Sunjata and Callie Thorne. The series was created by Leary and Peter Tolan, who along with Jim Serpico serve as executive producers. The show is produced by Apostle, The Cloudland Company and DreamWorks Television in association with Sony Pictures Television.
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