Original air date: 03/29/2018 Runtime: 43:02 min. Upon the arrival of Batallion Chief Frankel, Jack begins his first shift as co-captain and continues to butt heads with Andy on leadership styles. Captain Pruitt has a difficult time following doctor's orders and winds up back at the station to take on administrative duties. Meanwhile, the rest of the team at Station 19 responds to an attic fire at JJ's apartment building, and a call to a pool house party.
Original air date: 04/05/2018 Runtime: 43:01 min. Andy and Jack find themselves in a disagreement over spending decisions at the station. Meanwhile, the firefighters respond to a structure fire at a brand-new bed-and-breakfast, and Ryan calls Maya when he finds her brother in some trouble.
Original air date: 04/12/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min. Miranda Bailey visits Ben at work, meeting his new co-workers for the first time. While most of the team responds to a motor vehicle accident involving an electrical danger, Andy and Maya are paired up to go on their first stakeout.
Original air date: 04/26/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min. Ryan tags along to a disaster drill training at Station 19 where he and Jack get competitive. Captain Pruitt's health weakens and Andy sticks by his side. Meanwhile, both the firehouse crew and police department respond to a strip mall fire, forcing Jack and Ryan to work together.
Original air date: 05/03/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min. Ripley interviews each member of the Station 19 crew to determine whether Andy or Jack should be given the role of captain. Meanwhile, a mom's day out on a party bus takes a turn for the worst, and Captain Pruitt continues his treatment.
Original air date: 05/10/2018 Runtime: 42:55 min. In the final days before the Station 19 captaincy is announced, Pruitt warns Andy not to be disappointed with the outcome of the race. Meanwhile, Ben gets upset with Pruitt for having told Bailey the dangers of firefighting; and the team gets trapped inside the garage of a burning house, putting several lives at risk.
Original air date: 05/17/2018 Runtime: 43:03 min. Ben reaches a new milestone as a rookie and, as is tradition, receives something from the crew. Chief Ripley holds final interviews for the role of captain but is interrupted when the team is called to a massive skyscraper fire, causing several lives to hang in the balance.