Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med, are the three dramas that make up the successful One Chicago franchise. A trio of shows with a strong fan base that throughout its existence have fired many characters, including three saying goodbye with new seasons on NBC.
One Chicago is the hit television show franchise created by Dick Wolf, which first aired in 2012 with the premiere of the firefighting drama Chicago Fire, which follows the heroes of the 51st Battalion. Due to its huge success, two years later their stories were complemented by those of the police series Chicago P.D., narrating the lives of the members of the intelligence unit of the police department of the windy city.
A year later, One Chicago became a trio of dramas with the arrival of the series about the doctors, nurses and the rest of the staff who work at the Gaffney Chicago Medical Center, Chicago Med. In all these years, millions of fans they have remained hooked on their screens as they revel in the riveting storylines that have made Wednesday nights extraordinary.
Throughout the franchise’s run, each show has featured a host of characters. Many of them fell by the wayside, but they left their indelible marks on the hearts and memories of the spectators. For example, Chicago P.D. Like Chicago Fire, they are two shows that by their nature prevent any of the fan favorites from being kept safe. And although in Chicago Med the common thing is that the doctors are always saving lives, that does not mean that for creative reasons or the decision of the actors, someone has to say goodbye.
The new seasons of Chicago Fire, P.D. and Med, began their stories by laying down devastating notes for the characters. The writers of the three programs decided to prepare painful narratives with which they have had to say goodbye to two of them, while another prepares to leave in one of the episodes that will air in the first days of December. These are the 3 One Chicago characters who say goodbye to the franchise with the new installments.
Jay Halstead of Chicago P.D.
Jay Hasltead was played by Jesse Lee Soffer from before Chicago P.D. will hit the screens for the first time. The title character appeared in an episode of Chicago Fire and has remained a staple of the franchise, especially for the police drama since it debuted in 2014. Fans saw him say goodbye with season 10 episode 3 airing two weeks ago. , when the detective made the decision to leave the intelligence unit to return to the military force and fulfill an important mission in Bolivia for eight months.
Evan Hawkins of Chicago Fire
Evan Hawkins was a recurring character on Chicago Fire. Played by Jimmy Nicholas, he came to the 51st Battalion as the head of the paramedic team and was at the forefront of one of the biggest romantic arcs in the most recent installments of the firefighter drama. Fans saw him in the midst of a complicated secret romantic relationship with the paramedic, Violet Mikami. And when things finally started to work out between them, the writers unfortunately set up his devastating death in the plot of season 11 episode 3.
Ethan Choi of Chicago Med
In Chicago Med, Dr. Ethan Choi is played by Brian Tee. He is one of the characters that has played a fundamental role within the Gaffney Chicago Medical Center. He is a military veteran who rose through the ranks from chief resident of the emergency room to chief of emergency medicine at the hospital, since the program launched in 2015.
The character had an affair with nurse April Sexton (Yaya DaCosta), who returned with the recent premiere after leaving at the end of the sixth installment. Her departure is written in the episode that will air on December 7. He is still expected to return later in season 8 to direct episode 16, which marks his directorial debut.