The Thing About Heroes
Season 5, Episode 2
The Thing About Heroes 5
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Airdate October 4, 2017
Written by John Dove
Directed by Rohn Schmidt
Episode Guide

The Thing About Heroes is the second episode of Season 5 of Chicago P.D.


The Intelligence unit teams up with the FBI after a deadly bomb explodes during an annual street festival. The case turns personal for Burgess when an officer she helped trained goes missing after the explosion and evidence linking him to the bomb and a terrorist group mounts. Desperate to prove her friend's innocence, Burgess goes against Voight and the investigation to dig deeper on her own and discovers her friend was running his own undercover operation on the terrorist group.

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Guest Cast Edit

  • Corey Reynolds as FBI Agent Steve Burns
  • Ben Youcef as Officer Frank Toma
  • David Pittu as Mr. Toma
  • Jacqueline Antaramian as Mrs. Toma
  • Jilon VanOver as Bobby Rose
  • Mykelti Williamson as Denny Woods
  • Sean Parris as Brian Mooney
  • Mahmoud Alshaikh as Azul Rahim
  • Salar Ardebili as Bashir Wateef
  • Ninos Baba as Mukesh Hassan

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Voight: So we're calling this what it is. Terrorism.

Upton: You want to see your wife? Here. Don't be sad, she died for the cause.

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