The big Chicago Fire two-hour movie event is airing this Thursday, March 22, from 9-11pm ET. One Chicago fans have been on pins and needles waiting to find out who in the firehouse is pregnant and… *gulp* who gets shot.
The Chi-Hards over at Talk Nerdy With Us want to make sure you are adequately prepared for that night. You will laugh, you will tweet, and you will cry. A LOT. But if you want to know what specifically to expect when you watch it, keep reading for an exact minute-by-minute account of how the night that I watched it went down.
5:30 PM- I am HOME, and I get to watch the two-hour Chicago Fire. Happy Friday to me! Is it too early for wine?
5:31 PM- You’re about to watch a TWO-HOUR episode of Chicago Fire. It’s not too early. What are you thinking?
5:32 PM- Oh no. My boyfriend is going to think I rescheduled hanging out with him to stay home and watch this. I should text him and say hello.
5:33 PM- *texts boyfriend*
5:34 – 6:09 PM- *checks social media, email, then gets lost in a YouTube hole of Supernatural convention videos*
6:10 PM- Wasn’t I supposed to be doing something?
6:11 PM- OH YEAH. *pours first glass of wine and starts episode*
‘2- I wonder what it’s like to live in that house.
‘3- Whose voice is that?!
‘3:28- How the hell did that happen?!
‘5:28- *insert heart eyes here*
‘6:54- That’s very Manstead of you. Smooth.
‘7:37- Oh, hey Julian!
‘9:12- We’re going all Gabriella Dawson tonight!
‘9:57- Med in the house!
’12:50- Really? You know better than that!
’16:17- Isn’t it a little too cold for that?
’19:23- PD in the house!
’21:48- *endless stream of laughing emojis*
’23:56- What are you talking about?
’25:01- OH SH*T OH SH*T OH SH*T.
’27:27- Yikes, this is awkward.
’29:10- He’s moving through this house like he’s in a horror movie.
’30:41- SHE DID THAT OMG.
’31:13- This is one of his best scenes in series history, but there’s got to be a more appropriate time and place for this conversation, no?
’34:49- Right out of The Hangover. Ouch.
6:45ish PM- So far, so good.
6:46ish PM- *pours second glass of wine and unpauses*
’36:34- SHUT UP I’M GONNA CRY.
’36:35- I’m crying.
’36:36- WHY IS IT RAINING FROM MY EYES?!
’37:20- Can’t talk. Still crying.
’40:45- Definitely still crying.
’42:13- Was that a Doctor Who reference?
’43:05- I think I finally stopped crying.
6:55ish PM- Possibly tipsy.
’44:50- DID SHE JUST SAY WHAT I THINK SHE SAID?!
’45:42- PLEASE NOT THE PASS ALARMS ANYTHING BUT THAT!
’48:57- OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG!
’50:32- DAMMIT I’M CRYING AGAIN!
’52:08- THIS HURTS. WHY DEREK, WHY????
7:05ish PM- *pours third glass of wine no matter how bad of an idea it may be*
’55:06- I think I’m good.
’55:07- NOPE I’m definitely crying again.
’58:06- Did he just play that card? He definitely just played that card.
7:11 PM- *hiccup*
’01:04:01- Who is this friend? I need names so we can we go kick his or her ass.
’01:06:30- 3×01. 4×04. 6×14. 6×15.
’01:12:20- STOP IT *hiccup* I CANNOT TAKE ANYMORE *hiccup* THIS HURTS.
7:???- Screw it. *pours rest of bottle*
’01:15:38- I feel like my heart is being ripped out and stomped on while simultaneously being sucker punched. Is this what it feels like to be a This Is Us fan?!
’01:18:45- Oh, wait, there?!
’01:19:26- *peeks out from under blanket* Is it over? Is it safe to come out, now? My heart hurts.
’01:19:28- … but not as much as my head.
Chicago Fire airs every Thursday night at 10/9c on NBC.