Rescue Me (2004–2011)

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Tommy Gavin deals with the fears of his job as a firefighter and seeing his ex-wife dating other men.

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7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
2011   2010   2009   2007   2006   2005   … See all »
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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 Tommy Gavin (93 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Mike Silletti (93 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Sean Garrity (93 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Janet Gavin (93 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Kenneth 'Lou' Shea (93 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Franco Rivera (93 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Sheila Keefe (93 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Colleen Gavin (63 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Jimmy Keefe (55 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Mickey Gavin (53 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Uncle Teddy (53 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Chief 'Needles' Nelson (50 episodes, 2006-2011)
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 Bart 'Black Shawn' Johnston (45 episodes, 2007-2011)
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 Chief Jerry Reilly (44 episodes, 2004-2007)
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 Damien Keefe (42 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Maggie Gavin / ... (39 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Katy Gavin (38 episodes, 2004-2011)
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Storyline

Recently divorced fireman Tommy Gavin, 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 better keep tabs on his ex and stay close to their three kids, he moves across the street from them. Written by Ramble000

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They save us. But who saves them? See more »

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Drama | Comedy

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Asema 62  »

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The song that ends the Season One Finale (Episode 13) is called "Fell On Bad Days" by the band Rubyhorse. See more »

Goofs

In Season 1, Tommy's wife Janet asks his brother Johnny how "Jenny" and the kids are. But in Season 3, when his then ex-wife does appears, her name is "Angie". See more »

Quotes

Tommy Gavin: Listen, you can meet a guy's ex-girlfriend in a bar and feel her up.
Kenny Lou: Yes.
Tommy Gavin: You can be in a bar, meet a guy's ex-wife, and?
Kenny Lou: [makes circular gestures on his chest] Titty action.
Tommy Gavin: Titty action. You can even grab his sister's ass while the guy is in the same bar.
Kenny Lou: Yes you could.
Tommy Gavin: And it would all fall under the giant unbrella rule of, "Sorry, I was drunk."
Kenny Lou: Like Visa and Mastercard, accepted the world over.
Tommy Gavin: In fact, that's why the rule was invented all those years ago, by the... Romans?
Kenny Lou: Earlier than that...
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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.107 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

C'Mon, C'Mon
Theme Song (2004-?)
Written by Jason Stollsteimer
Performed by The Von Bondies
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18 August 2004 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Kudos to Dennis Leary! As a firefighter coming from a long line of firefighters, we have found this show to be the most true to life and accurate depiction of what its like to be in emergency services. This show is not sanitized as some have been in the past. Boy would I love to sit down and share some battle stories with Leary! Call me baby!

But seriously. I have saved every episode on my TIVO! We are going to have a firefighters party, invite the whole station and view the first season at once. Leary has done such a great job with this show right down to the casting. I hope it lasts for many seasons.

Bridgid


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