Tommy plans to retire to a life of ease with Sheila,
but his memories of 9/11 and the attitudes of his brother firefighters weigh
heavily on him and make his decision difficult.
Janet asks to move back in with Tommy, so that
people will believe the baby she is carrying is Tommy's. She worries the baby
may look like Johnny, but Tommy dismisses her fears and promises to support her
through her pregnancy.
Sheila decorates her new beach house and plans on
Tommy sharing his retirement and future with her.
Franco takes the lieutenant's exam but does not
complete it, saying that there is no reason to do so as his only motive was to
improve his circumstances for his daughter Keila, and she is no longer in his
life. At Natalie's urging he visits Keila and apologizes for being a poor
father. Keila tells him she loves him and leaves for a private school in Europe.
Lou finds he is unable to keep his balance on his
cousin's boat, thus ending his plans for retirement with Theresa.
Spurred on by Maggie's desire for kinky sex, she and
Sean copulate in the chief's office and the firehouse shower.
Probie has a threesome with a woman and her gay
brother. He is angry when the crew teases him about it and threatens to transfer
to another station.
Reilly leaves the hospital and returns to the
station though he is still recovering from his heart attack. Reilly claims that
the fire station is the only place where he belongs. The crew returns him to the
The crew visits the 9/11 Firefighter's Memorial and
confess their failures to each other. Tommy cannot bring himself to leave the
crew and admits to Sheila that he didn't retire. Sheila drugs him and, in a
rage, sets the beach house on fire. She tries to drag Tommy to safety, but both
fall unconscious in the burning house.
word "shit" was used 18 times in this episode. "Asshole/ass" was used 16
times. "Goddamn" was used 12 times. "Jesus/Christ" was used profanely 11
times. "Pecker" was used eight times, and "hell" was used five times.
"Balls" was used three times and "piss" was used twice. A variety of other
words, such as "cock," "pussy," "douche bag" and "blow me" were each used
Lou: "Jesus Christ!...I tell ‘em we don't have a
chief and they tell me no, we sent somebody over...How do you pronounce this?
P-E-C-H-E-R...Its Pecker, right?"
Tommy: "This is like shootin' fish in a goddamn
barrel. We've got so many options here."
Lou: "I mean, if he's an asshole you've got
peckerwood, you got pecker head --"
Tommy: "Yeah, if he's good-looking you got Gregory
Lou: "If he's black, Black and Pecker."
Franco: "Jesus Christ, enough with the goddamn chips
already! I'm tryin' to study here, asshole!"
Firefighter: "Tommy Gavin, you cock-knocker. Get
your skinny Irish ass the hell outta my sight...Tell me that wasn't your kid
brother in the news last week, was it?"
Tommy: "Yeah, it was."
Tommy asks him when he started working in the
Firefighter: "Tryin' to get some nine foot tall Spic
outta his apartment, slams the goddamn door on my hand. I can't bend these two
fingers, so they gave me a choice -- desk job or retirement. Yeah. I'm gonna
retire like some fag. What're you doin down here?"
Tommy: "Um -- I was just checkin' some pension
The firefighter tells him the pension office is
Firefighter: "Get your head outta your ass, Gavin."
has told everyone in the station about Probie's bisexual threesome.
Probie: "Why'd you have to tell everybody, asshole?"
Sean: "It's not my fault, asshole. It's your fault.
You went outta bounds, alright. You banged some chick, that fine. But you bang a
brother/sister combo deal; I am required by law to share that."
Probie: "Go ahead. Bust my balls."
Tommy: "I'd love too, but I just don't know where
Probie: "Yeah, that's funny. I'm transferring out. I
don't give a shit."
Sean: "You're not transferring out, asshole."
Probie: "Yes I am, asshole."
Sean: "Who you callin' asshole, asshole?...Asshole!"
Sheila: "Asshole! You must think I am a fool! You
think that I bought all this for me? I bought this for US!...You think I picked
this piece of shit out for myself? Is that what you think, you son of a bitch?"
Sheila throws a lamp, starting a fire. She tries to
put it out but cannot work the fire extinguisher.
Sarah: "So, should we get a drink, or you wanna just
skip it and go back to our place for some fun?"
Probie: "I'm up for whatever, but when you say fun
Sarah: "I mean sex."
Probie: "Wow. Um, cool. Uh, great."
Greg: "We play together. That freaks you out?"
Probie [uncertainly]: "No. Not -- at all."
Sarah: "I mean, we don't mess around with each
Greg: "That would be weird."
Sarah: "But we like to put somebody in the middle
and let things happen."
Greg: "You're bi, right?
Sarah: "Bi guys are the best."
Probie lies in bed bare-chested kissing Sarah. She kisses her way down to
his waist. Probie's face assumes a blissful expression. Sarah is heard
whimpering. Greg's naked leg lands across Probie's chest and his foot rubs
against Probie's face. Greg and Sarah are heard making kissing, licking and
whimpering sounds, both brother and sister performing oral sex on Probie.
Lou: "I want to defend your right to bang Hansel and
Gretel and not be judged too harshly by your peers...What's with the double
standard all of a sudden, gentlemen? A chick who bangs guys decides all of a
sudden she wants, y'know, to have a lesbian experience, should she be pissed on
Sean: "Wait a second. It's a lesbian thing when a
chick gets pissed on? That's hot!"
Lou: "Yeah, look, that's not what I'm talkin' about,
dipshit. What I'm saying is --"
Sean: "Think about it."
Lou: "Actually, it's a little hot, isn't it? Let me
think about that for a minute."
Reilly's substitute Chief Pecher opens his office door. Maggie lies on the
desk, her legs widely spread and wrapped around Sean's waist. Maggie gasps
and shakes as Sean thrusts into her.
Sean: "Holy shit! Nobody knocks anymore."
Pecher is embarrassed and asks for a magazine on the
desk. Maggie feels around underneath herself. Sean pulls it out from under
Maggie's rear, holding it gingerly with two fingers. He hands it to Pecher. As
soon as Pecher closes the door thrusting and pounding sounds and Maggie's gasps
Sean: "Jesus, Maggie. We been married three days.
Already the sex has gone down the shitter?"
Maggie: "It was better at work...Y'know like at the
firehouse when you did me on that guy's table. THAT was amazing!"
Sean: "Yeah, except the chief walked in on us. And
there was that like pen and pencil thing that was poking you in the thigh the
Maggie: "No, but that's what made it so steamy. The
pen and pencil set, that it was so wrong and all...I just got to thinkin' about
the desk and it creakin' and the papers fallin' on the floor and the feeling of
that blotter on my cool bare ass."
Maggie and Sean return to the firehouse to have sex.
Franco looks for Sean to give him orders. He finds Sean in the shower.
Franco: "What the hell are you doing?...Dry your ass
off and get it movin'."
Sean asks for two seconds. Maggie is heard from
inside the shower.
Maggie: "Why'd you say two seconds? It's gonna take
longer than that."
Sean: "Maggie, just use a little more soap. It'll be
over before you know it."
Sean moans in pleasure.
Tommy: "Both Angie's kids look just like Angie. They
look nothing like Johnny, alright? My sperm versus Johnny's sperm? Are you
kidding me?...My sperm are like, they have ant strength, okay? My sperm can lift
other sperm outta the way."
Their young daughter Katie bursts in. Tommy tries to
get her to leave. Katie: "What's sperm?"
Tommy: "It's a food. It's like Spam except it's got
y'know more protein, and it's hard to find in the store. Get outta here, okay?"
Katie: "Oh, well I thought it was the stuff which
comes out of a man's penis during intercourse."