Rescue Me

Rescue Me
Rescue Me is a gritty New York-based drama that revolves around an alcoholic firefighter (Denis Leary) who is literally haunted by ghosts of the family and friends he lost on 9/11. Hailed by critics and viewers alike for its raw energy, dark humor and superb acting, Rescue Me became an instant hit following its premiere on the FX Network. Starring: Denis Leary as Tommy Gavin; James McCaffrey as Jimmy Keefe; Dean Winters as Johnny Gavin; Daniel Sunjata as Franco Rivera; John Scurti as Kenny 'Lou' Shea; Steven Pasquale as Sean Garrity; Andrea Roth as Janet Gavin; and Michael Lombardi as Mike Siletti.

Genre: Drama

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    • Episode 10


      aired: Tue, Aug 31, 2010

      Tommy and Sheila do their best to adjust to life after Damian's accident. Sheila copes with her grief, Tommy struggles to budget his time, and the guys find themselves with a new pickup ploy.

    • Episode 9


      aired: Tue, Aug 24, 2010

      Tommy and Sheila find themselves in hot water with Janet and Mickey and realize the truth about their own relationship. Damian attempts to leave the crew, but is seduced back by the camaraderie of the brotherhood.

    • Episode 8


      aired: Tue, Aug 17, 2010

      Needles' political leverage catches HQ off guard, leaving them no choice but to reopen the house. Feinberg loses control, Damian saves a helpless victim, and Tommy and Sheila find themselves in hot water.

    • Episode 7


      aired: Tue, Aug 10, 2010

      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.

    • Episode 6


      aired: Tue, Aug 3, 2010

      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.

    • Episode 5


      aired: Tue, Jul 27, 2010

      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.

    • Episode 4


      aired: Tue, Jul 20, 2010

      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.

    • Episode 3


      aired: Tue, Jul 13, 2010

      Tommy's first day back on the job is a busy one as the crew races from call to call. By the end of the shift, the guys are all exhausted, but it's Lou who feels it the most.

    • Episode 2


      aired: Tue, Jul 6, 2010

      Tommy comes to terms with his hellish nightmare and attempts to do right by those around him. But when the gang gathers at the bar post save, his plans fall by the wayside.

    • Episode 1


      aired: Tue, Jun 1, 2010

      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.

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    • Episode 22


      aired: Mon, Aug 31, 2009

      Uncle Teddy appears surprisingly stoic after a staggering personal loss, but finally bursts at the seams and has the gang cornered. Janet and Sheila's plan goes haywire and leaves a trail of destruction in its wake.

    • Episode 21


      aired: Mon, Aug 24, 2009

      Things spin out of control when Franco takes to the ring against one of Carla's butch cohorts. Tommy bartends to relieve tensions after a failed rescue sees the guys down and out.

    • Episode 20


      aired: Mon, Aug 17, 2009

      Janet divulges the sordid details of a past relationship to Tommy and he lashes out. With Janet and Sheila on the rocks, Tommy seeks refuge in Kelly.

    • Episode 19


      aired: Mon, Aug 10, 2009

      When Kelly-- a headstrong recent save-- continues to probe the firehouse for men, Tommy steps in to put a halt on her advances on Damian. Lou approaches Needles to act as a buffer to Tommy for the upcoming nuptials.

    • Episode 18


      aired: Mon, Aug 3, 2009

      A no-nonsense woman shows up at the firehouse talking trash and looking for a date. Janet offers Tommy an ultimatum, Needles and Lou concoct a battle of the sexes, and Sean's medical condition takes a trip below the belt.

    • Episode 17


      aired: Mon, Jul 27, 2009

      The perfect party becomes a nightmare when a herd of brutish women infiltrate the bar. Tommy's love triangle reaches new heights.

    • Episode 16


      aired: Mon, Jul 20, 2009

      When Tommy has to clean the firehouse due to his defiant ways, a mystery woman suddenly makes an appearance. Meanwhile, when Tommy's drinking begins to cause problems, his family confronts him.

    • Episode 15


      aired: Mon, Jul 13, 2009

      Damian's graduation ushers in a new era at the firehouse - one steeped in brotherhood, tradition, and hazing. It's all fun and games until Tommy's decision to protect Damian leaves the rest of the crew in a dangerous position.

    • Episode 13


      aired: Mon, Jun 29, 2009

      A gruesome accident has the guys fighting to stay strong. When Tommy is the only one to remain stoic, he seeks a violent outlet for his emotions.

    • Episode 12


      aired: Mon, Jun 22, 2009

      The stakes are high between Lou and Tommy as they vie to be the last single man standing. Garrity looks worse than the guys had expected, but have no idea just how far from reality he has drifted.

    • Episode 11


      aired: Mon, Jun 15, 2009

      Though Tommy's pacts with Sheila and Janet have begun to unravel, there is one Gavin who remains sexually adventurous much to Tommy's chagrin. Garrity divulges his medical secret, Tommy proclaims he's been drinking at AA, but its Mickey who will offer the final surprise.

    • Episode 10


      aired: Mon, Jun 8, 2009

      Tommy and Mike must lay their differences aside when a roadblock puts a dangerous halt to a routine call. Sheila uses her leverage to control Tommy's drinking, while Lou refuses to give in to the allure of an old flame.

    • Episode 9


      aired: Mon, Jun 1, 2009

      Tension runs high as Needles holds the guys accountable for their lack of judgment. Tommy steps up and takes responsibility for Damian's future in the firehouse. Sheila provides Tommy with an oasis as a sign of her gratitude but it may not be enough to save him from the wrath of Mike, Dwight, and the ghosts of Tommy's past

    • Episode 8


      aired: Mon, May 25, 2009

      A late-night cleanup turns into a nightmare for Tommy when several unexpected visitors stop by the bar. Feinberg allows Damien to ride along with the crew, but may not be prepared for the consequences.

    • Episode 7


      aired: Mon, May 18, 2009

      Tommy and Janet attempt to survive a weekend together at Katy's new prep school. Meanwhile, Lou sees Tommy's absence as a way to move in on Genevieve. Teddy and Maggie receive vulgar propositions and Sean's stomach pain acts up at an inopportune moment.

    • Episode 6


      aired: Mon, May 11, 2009

      A personal milestone finds Tommy back at Ground Zero. Genevieve's perspective on 9/11 incenses Tommy, whereas Franco's point of view has more dire consequences. Meanwhile, Sean's back pain turns out to be more serious than he had expected and the success of Mike's bar becomes a handful.

    • Episode 5


      aired: Mon, May 4, 2009

      After a run in with Janet's brash new boyfriend, Tommy grows concerned about Katie's whereabouts. Sheila is finally able to come to terms with Jimmy's death as Damien makes the decision to follow in his father's footsteps.

    • Episode 4


      aired: Tue, Apr 28, 2009

      Tommy makes a shocking discovery regarding Jimmy's whereabouts on 9/1l. Sheila takes drastic measures to purge the negative energy from her life as Sean's back pain gets worse. The bar, however, finally takes a turn for the best as the guys enjoy a fruitful opening night.

    • Episode 3


      aired: Tue, Apr 21, 2009

      The calls from Tommy's AA sponsee increase as Tommy attempts to navigate a touchy issue with Colleen.

    • Episode 2


      aired: Tue, Apr 14, 2009

      An exotic visitor sparks mixed reactions in the firehouse. Tommy deals with the possibility of expulsion from the FDNY and a new sponsorship role in AA. As Mike and the guys renovate their new bar, Sheila learns that being a big sister isn't always easy.

    • Episode 1


      aired: Tue, Apr 7, 2009

      Tommy copes with the loss of his father and a new man in Janet's life. Sheila finds a different way to deal with her issues while Sean, Franco, and Mike concoct a surefire way to get rich and laid.

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    • Episode 13


      aired: Wed, Sep 12, 2007

      The spotting of Jimmy's "ghost" is the talk of the firehouse. Colleen (Natalie Distler) blames Tommy (Denis Leary) for her failed relationship, while Tommy figures out a way to fix his own.

    • Episode 12


      aired: Wed, Sep 5, 2007

      Tommy plays hero in someone else's uniform which causes confusion in the firehouse. Colleen suffers heartbreak and takes it out on Tommy.

    • Episode 11


      aired: Wed, Aug 29, 2007

      Tommygoes on another memorable date with Beth (Amy Sedaris) for the sake of the crew. Black Shawn (Larenz Tate) proves himself in an unexpected arena.

    • Episode 10


      aired: Wed, Aug 22, 2007

      The Gavin family AA group's first meeting doesn't go exactly as planned. Tommy (Denis Leary) bribes Colleen (Natalie Distler) for information on Janet (Andrea Roth).

    • Episode 9


      aired: Wed, Aug 15, 2007

      The Gavin family stages a duo intervention after several disturbing family calls.

    • Episode 8


      aired: Wed, Aug 8, 2007

      Janet plans for revenge when she learns Tommy gave her baby to Sheila. Franco questions his marriage proposal to Natalie in light of Alicia and Keela's return. Tommy faces his ghosts.

    • Episode 7


      aired: Wed, Aug 1, 2007

      A devastating fire has a profound effect on the members of 62 Truck. Tommy wrestles with his feelings about the baby. Alicia returns with a propositions for Franco. Lou makes a tough decision about Theresa.

    • Episode 6


      aired: Wed, Jul 25, 2007

      Tommy and Janet cope with revelations about the baby. Garrity finds out a secret about Mike. New probie Black Shawn holds the guys to their agreement. Cousin Mike pays a visit to Lou.

    • Episode 5


      aired: Wed, Jul 18, 2007

      The crew of 62 Truck gets a new chief. Tommy is embarrassed in a hockey game against the NYPD. Franco proposes to Natalie, while Sean tries to talk Maggie out of a divorce. As Janet's depression deepens, Sheila makes a surprising proposition.

    • Episode 4


      aired: Wed, Jul 11, 2007

      Emotions flare up when the crew learns of Jerry's tragic decision. Tommy's manhood is called into question after some embarrassing romantic encounters. Lou resorts to blackmail as he tries to recruit a new probie for the house's basketball team.

    • Episode 3


      aired: Wed, Jun 27, 2007

      The crew helps Tommy devise a plan to win back Colleen's affection. Mike convinces Tommy to spend time together outside the firehouse. Jerry faces bad news about his future while planning his role in his gay son's commitment ceremony.

    • Episode 2


      aired: Wed, Jun 20, 2007

      After finally getting the full story about how the beach house fire started, Tommy is embarrassed to come clean to the investigators. Teddy is released from prison. Mike considers an unthinkable request from his mother.

    • Episode 1


      aired: Wed, Jun 13, 2007

      Tommy comes under suspicion when he can't piece together the events that led to the beach house fire. The entire crew finds themselves trapped during an unusual rescue. Janet begins to worry that her newborn son prefers Tommy to her.

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    • Episode 13


      aired: Tue, Oct 12, 2004

      As Tommy prepares for a hockey game against the police, suspicions about him and Sheila are confirmed; Sean looks for a way to dump a bad kisser, and Jerry learns the truth about his wife's health.

    • Episode 12


      aired: Tue, Oct 5, 2004

      As another plea for money reveals that Janet has been lying to Tommy, Sean tries to make amends with Laura.

    • Episode 11


      aired: Tue, Sep 28, 2004

      The death of his mother forces Tommy to take responsibility for his increasingly unstable dad.

    • Episode 10


      aired: Tue, Sep 21, 2004

      As he tries keeping his affair with Sheila a secret from Jimmy's ghost, Tommy struggles to meet his financial obligations to Janet.

    • Episode 9


      aired: Tue, Sep 14, 2004

      As he learns that a woman is being assigned to the firehouse, Tommy looks to avenge Billy Warren's death.

    • Episode 8


      aired: Wed, Sep 8, 2004

      During a contest to crown the best-endowed fireman, Tommy becomes the object of a 9/11 widow's fantasies.

    • Episode 7


      aired: Tue, Aug 31, 2004

      Tommy seeks a therapist's advice on what to do about Janet.

    • Episode 6


      aired: Tue, Aug 24, 2004

      Tommy has Roger arrested in connection with his assault, while Franco kidnaps Keela from an abusive home.

    • Episode 5


      aired: Tue, Aug 17, 2004

      As Franco considers being a single dad, Tommy has second thoughts about standing in Janet's way.

    • Episode 4


      aired: Tue, Aug 10, 2004

      As Franco is accused of fathering an ex-girlfriend's child, Tommy gets some devastating news at the site of a car accident.

    • Episode 3


      aired: Wed, Aug 4, 2004

      As Jerry faces some harsh discipline, Tommy discovers that harassing Janet's boyfriend comes with a price.

    • Episode 2


      aired: Tue, Jul 27, 2004

      A retired fireman's coming out as gay rocks the NYFD.

    • Episode 1


      aired: Tue, Jul 20, 2004

      New York City firefighter Tommy Gavin wrestles with his own personal demons and haunting memories of a cousin who died at the World Trade Center.

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