"Karma's a Bitch" is the eighth episode of the first season of 9-1-1. It was written by Kristen Reidel and directed by Barbara Brown. It aired on March 7, 2018.


What goes around comes around for an unremorseful widower, an arrogant fitness club owner and an unsuspecting thief. Meanwhile, Bobby gets a surprising phone call from his doctor after donating at Chimney's blood drive, and Athena confronts Michael after having a heart-to-heart with their kids.[2]



Guest Starring


  • Ru Kumagai as Fitness Employee
  • Andy Hoff as Bartender
  • Marcy Goldman as Woman
  • Ryan Quinn Smith as Eric
  • Louis Tomeo Jr. as Adam
  • Herbert Russell as Arborist
  • Brian Maillard as Bill
  • James Moses Black as Carl Peters
  • Andrew Boyle as Reporter #1
  • Audrey Dundee Hannah as Reporter #2
  • Matthew Jones as Zoo Sharp Shooter
  • Patrick Quinlan as Steven


  • The bullet in the tree scene is an often told tale, about a jilted lover, jealous husband, and a dead wife. Is the tale true or not, it can't be told one way or another.
  • Athena Grant asks Michael Grant for a divorce.
  • Henrietta Wilson tells Athena and later her wife, Karen Wilson that she slept with Eva Mathis on the night of the full moon. This happened in "Full Moon (Creepy AF)".
    • Eva uses Hen's unfaithfulness in her marriage to sue for custody.
  • Athena meets a man at a bar.





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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