Babies and Fools
Season: 5
Episode: 17
Original airdate: March 28, 2017
Written by: Michael Gilvary
Liz Alper
Ally Seibert
Directed by: Holly Dale
Episode chronology
Previous episode: Telling Her Goodbye
Next episode: Take a Knee


When similar car accidents uncover the fact that someone may be targeting innocent people, a determined Dawson takes matters into her own hands to help push things along. Severide does everything he can to make Anna feel welcome in her new Chicago surroundings. Herrmann, Kidd and Dawson decide to have Molly's included as a stop in this year's pub crawl, despite strong concerns from Otis, who may have his own reasons for standing alone. Meanwhile, Casey tends to his Alderman's duties when a persistent constituent asks for his help in resolving an issue.


Main Cast

Guest Stars


  • Sean Ramey as Officer Luke Rosin
  • Joey Bosco as Zach
  • Mia Hulen as Marcy Prescott
  • Zach Kenney as Paramedic O'Reilly
  • Anthony Ferraris as Squad 3 Driver Tony Ferraris
  • Christian Litke as Motorcyclist
  • J. Barrett Cooper as Foreman
  • John Sabine as Donnie
  • Jonathan Isaac Frank as Gerald
  • Lorena Diaz as Nurse Doris
  • Michele Martinez as Paramedic Michele Martinez
  • Karen Berk Barak as Bystander #1
  • Tim Holmes as Shop Owner
  • Ian Maryfield as Crawler #1
  • Dashawntee Booth as Crawler #2
  • Christian Isely as Off Duty Cop
  • Pamela Murphy as Old Lady


Background information and Notes

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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