"Careful What You Wish For" is the seventeenth episode of the second season of 9-1-1, and the twenty-seventh episode overall. It aired on May 6, 2019.


The first responders deal with a calamity at a chocolate factory and a mail bomb explosion. Meanwhile, Eddie receives some surprising news from Shannon, Maddie contemplates her future in the call center and tragedy strikes the 118.



Guest Starring

  • Debra Christofferson as Sue Blevins
  • Bryan Safi as Josh Russo
  • Devin Kelley as Shannon Diaz
  • Christine Estabrook as Gloria Wagner
  • Romy Rosemont as Lola Peterson
  • Daniel Roebuck as Norman Peterson
  • Gavin McHugh as Christopher Diaz
  • Ana Mercedes as Isabel Diaz
  • Casey Biggs as Ned Filson
  • Stephanie Erb as Miranda Filson
  • Louis Lombardi as Barry
  • Tangie Ambrose as Paula
  • Tyler Ross as Brandon Skinner
  • Steven Pritchard as Mr. Dubraunstein


  • Kendra Chell as Ainsley
  • Heather McPaul as Carol
  • Burt Grinsted as Drew Hudson
  • Kiva Jump as Lisa
  • Sarah Adina as Nicole
  • Jonathan Grebe as Paramedic John
  • P.L. Brown as Ray
  • Hudson Chen as Student #1
  • Jaclyn Jasgur as Teen Girl


  • Chimney becomes temporary captain of the 118 since Bobby was suspended at the end of Ocean's 9-1-1.
  • Shannon Diaz dies after being struck by a car while crossing the street.
  • When Josh takes Maddie to the cafe to convince her of the difference she has made during her time as a 911 operator, she finally gets to meet many people who she has helped in the past, including:
    • Nicole (from earlier in this episode)
    • Ainsley and Drew Hudson ("Help Is Not Coming")
    • Brandon Skinner ("Merry Ex-Mas")
    • Norman and Lola Peterson ("Buck, Actually")
    • Gloria Wagner, who reveals that she took a plea deal to avoid prison time for hanging up on people. ("Awful People")
    • Many others who appeared but did not have speaking roles.





ve 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?"
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"
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