Buck Begins is the fifth episode of the fourth season of 9-1-1 and the fifty first episode overall. It aired on February 15, 2021.

Synopsis

The 118 race to save the lives of workers trapped in a five-alarm factory fire. Meanwhile, Maddie reveals a painful family secret that causes Buck to confront his childhood and answer why he is the daredevil he is today. [2]

Cast

Starring

Guest Starring

  • Dee Wallace as Margaret Buckley
  • Gregory Harrison as Phillip Buckley
  • Samba Schutte as Saleh
  • Elton McCrudden as Teen Evan
  • Molly Jackson as Teen Maddie
  • Ronobir Lahiri as Captain Mehta

Co-Starring

  • Maddie Levy as Young Maddie
  • Colin McCalla as Connor
  • Jerry Zatarain Jr. as Omar Pedrazo
  • Beckett Maillard as Kid Evan

Trivia

  • The episode's title was first revealed on Oliver Stark's Twitter on November 15, 2020. [3]
  • The original picture Stark tweeted revealed it was the fifth episode of the season, but it was deleted shortly after. [4]

Continuity

  • Several episodes were seen in flashbacks.
  • Buck's first day arriving to the 118, first seen in "Bobby Begins Again" is shown again, but extended.
  • Buck mentions the temporary fire marshall job he had in "Triggers".

Cultural References

  • In firefighting lingo, Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, are terms are used to designate the sides of a structure, as Bobby uses it to find potential entry in the warehouse.
    • "Alpha" refers to the front side of the structure
    • "Bravo" refers to the left side of the structure,
    • "Charlie" refers to the back side of the structure
    • "Delta" refers to the right side of the structure

Multimedia

Gallery

Videos


References

9-1-1 Episode Guide
Season 1 "Pilot" • "Let Go" • "Next of Kin" • "Worst Day Ever" • "Point of Origin" • "Heartbreaker" • "Full Moon (Creepy AF)" • "Karma's a Bitch" • "Trapped" • "A Whole New You"
Season 2 "Under Pressure" • "7.1" • "Help Is Not Coming" • "Stuck" • "Awful People" • "Dosed" • "Haunted" • "Buck, Actually" • "Hen Begins" • "Merry Ex-Mas" • "New Beginnings" • "Chimney Begins" • "Fight or Flight" • "Broken" • "Ocean's 9-1-1" • "Bobby Begins Again" • "Careful What You Wish For" • "This Life We Choose"
Season 3 "Kids Today" • "Sink or Swim" • "The Searchers" • "Triggers" • "Rage" • "Monsters" • "Athena Begins" • "Malfunction" • "Fallout" • "Christmas Spirit" • "Seize the Day" • "Fools" • "Pinned" • "The Taking of Dispatch 9-1-1" • "Eddie Begins" • "The One That Got Away" • "Powerless" • "What's Next?"
Season 4 "The New Abnormal" • "Alone Together" • "Future Tense" • "9-1-1, What's Your Grievance?" • "Buck Begins" • "Jinx" • "There Goes the Neighborhood" • "Breaking Point" • "Blindsided" • "Parenthood" • "First Responders" • "Treasure Hunt" • "Suspicion" • "Survivors"
9-1-1: Lone Star Episode Guide
Season 1 "Pilot" • "Yee-Haw" • "Texas Proud" • "Act of God" • "Studs" • "Friends Like These" • "Bum Steer" • "Monster Inside" • "Awakening" • "Austin, We Have a Problem"
Season 2 "Back in the Saddle" • "2100°" • "Hold the Line" • "Friends With Benefits" • "Difficult Conversations" • "Everyone and Their Brother" • "Displaced" • "Bad Call" • "Saving Grace" • "A Little Help From My Friends" • "Slow Burn" • "The Big Heat" • "One Day" • "Dust to Dust"
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