Sean Garrity begins to date one of Franco Rivera's (many) ex-girlfriends, which leads to Franco's finding out that he has a daughter with the woman; Rivera later takes the daughter in after the mother fatally overdoses.Tommy begins a love affair with Jimmy's widow Sheila (a taboo among firefighters), and Probationary Firefighter ("probie") Mike Silletti begins to secretly date a "fat chick" named Theresa (Ashlie Atkinson). Ken Shea, Tommy's superior officer, deals with 9/11 by secretly writing poetry and then starts to have an affair after learning his wife is preparing to leave him anyway. After firefighter Billy Warren dies in a fire, the city sends Laura Miles to replace him.
Tommy's daughter Colleen says she is in a relationship with another girl.
15th Battalion Chief Jerry Reilly attacks a gay former firefighter in a bar after the former FDNY member speaks to the press and claims that at least 20 of the 343 men who died during the 9/11 attacks were gay.
The series focuses on the main character Tommy Gavin, played by Leary, as he deals with the effects of the September 11, 2001 attacks, which, for him, include seeing the ghost of his cousin, Firefighter Jimmy Keefe, who died on 9/11, as well as the ghosts of various people he failed to save over the years.
Gavin and his wife Janet are separated and, from across the street, he sees her begin to date again.
She clashes with the guys in general (as they do not want a woman on their crew) and with Tommy in particular.
She is watching him, and believes he is becoming dangerous as he takes more and more seemingly unnecessary risks on the job.
Tommy struggles with the loss of his cousin and best friend, firefighter Jimmy Keefe (James Mc Caffrey), as well as 59 other firefighters whom he knew who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Tommy is an impatient, self-loathing, hypocritical, manipulative relapsed alcoholic who suffers with severe survivor guilt and posttraumatic stress disorder as a result of 9/11.
In the pilot episode, he and his wife Janet (Andrea Roth) have already separated, although they are technically still married, and Tommy has moved across the street.
Denis Leary John Scurti Daniel Sunjata Mike Lombardi Steven Pasquale Andrea Roth Callie Thorne Adam Ferrara Larenz Tate James Mc Caffrey Dean Winters Tatum O’Neal Jack Mc Gee Niels Jorgensen Robert John Burke Lenny Clarke Rescue Me is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on the FX on July 21, 2004 and concluded on September 7, 2011.
The series focuses on the professional and personal lives of a group of New York City firefighters.
While consuming a bottle of vodka he finds in a cupboard, he uses a baseball bat to destroy anything that's left in the house. It began with Tommy at a new firehouse on Staten Island and his replacement at 62 Truck, Sully, becoming everyone's favorite.