"Fools" is the twelfth episode of the third season of 9-1-1, and the fortieth episode overall. It aired on March 23, 2020.


The 118 responds to a viral stunt gone haywire, a disaster at a couple's fishing trip and an epic first date fail. Meanwhile, Athena investigates a woman who doesn't remember being shot in the head and Eddie is forced to have a difficult conversation with Christopher.[2]



Guest Starring

  • Bryan Safi as Josh Russo
  • Cocoa Brown as Carla Price
  • Danny Nucci as Detective Rick Romero
  • Sean Kleier as Greg
  • Audrey Wasilewski as Joan Wallace
  • Steven Culp as Henry Wallace
  • Rachel Rosenbloom as Tessa
  • Patricia Belcher as The Wallaces' Neighbor
  • Gabrielle Walsh as Ana Flores
  • Christian Keyes as Dr. Calloway


  • Amos Blackmon as Mitch
  • Josh Duvendeck as Shay
  • Jeremy Culhane as Gary
  • Michelle Bernard as Officer Carol Branford
  • Carie Kawa as Science Teacher
  • Landall Goolsby as Math Teacher
  • Becki Dennis as Music Teacher
  • Jesse Egan as Man
  • Kimberly Fox as Woman


  • Connor Trinneer as Jessie


  • Christopher mentioning to his classmates that tsunamis aren't a big deal is a callback to the events of "Sink or Swim" and "The Searchers" when he got briefly lost from Buck during the Santa Monica tsunami that swept through the pier.
  • The fishing trip disaster shown in "Seize the Day" was supposed to happen in this episode, as it was mentioned in the official synopsis.
  • Shay (Josh Duvendeck), Mitch (Amos Blackmon), and Jessie (Connor Trinneer, uncredited) previously appeared in the episode "Under Pressure", as mentioned by Buck when he says "Hey, why do I feel like I know this guy?", when they are tending to Jessie's injuries caused by the malfunctioning motorcycle.





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?"
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"
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"
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