The Best Connection Between ‘Chicago Fire’ and ‘Chicago P.D.’ Is Also the Sweetest

by Jeremy Spirogis
Amy Morton and Christian Stolte, embracing, smiling in front of a black background

In the primary episode of Chicago Fire in October 2012, Randall McHolland, aka Mouch, was a single senior firefighter assigned to Truck Company 81 at Fire Station 51. In 2016, throughout the second season of Chicago P.D., a single, mature Trudy Platt was launched because the desk sergeant of District 21. So, how did the 2 develop into a well-liked married couple within the One Chicago trilogy? Let’s have a look.

Amy Morton and Christian Stolte, embracing, smiling in front of a black background
(L-R) Amy Morton and Christian Stolte | Elizabeth Sisson/Getty Images

Mouch earlier than Trudy

Mouch, portrayed by 57-year-old Christian Stolte, earns his nickname from continually watching TV from the sofa when not out on a name. The time period is taken from the phrases “man on couch.”

Along together with his work, Mouch serves as president of the Firefighters Union. He additionally serves as a union consultant serving his fellow members from Station 51. But, regardless of his number of actions to maintain him busy, Mouch nonetheless was searching for feminine companionship.

He takes classes to study Japanese and subsequently meets a girl from Japan on-line. She decides to journey to Chicago to fulfill him. She ultimately leaves to return residence with Mouch saying he would attempt to journey to go to her. But, that doesn’t occur.

Subsequently, on the recommendation of Fire Station 51 paramedic, Leslie Shay (Lauren German), Mouch tries an internet courting app. However, none of his dates from that pan out.

When Mouch meets Trudy

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At the tip of the second season of Chicago Fire, Battalion Chief Wallace Boden (Eamonn Walker) will get married. It is throughout the wedding ceremony that Mouch meets Trudy, performed by 62-year-old Amy Morton, as the marriage was attended by members of Chicago P.D. in addition to the fireplace division. They hit it off and begin courting.

On Chicago P.D., Trudy usually hides most of her feelings. She has shared with undercover officer Adam Ruzek (Patrick Flueger), that again when she was on patrol, there weren’t many ladies officers. As such, she didn’t garner a lot respect. She continues to struggle for that respect today.

Her powerful exterior doesn’t appear to hassle Mouch a lot as their relationship grows. Toward the tip of Chicago Fire‘s Season 4, they get married in the familiar venue of Molly’s, a bar Mouch and Trudy, in addition to fellow Chicago firefighter, Christopher Herrman.

Following their wedding ceremony 

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While there are sibling and friendship crossovers between Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., and Chicago Med, the wedding of Mouch and Trudy turns into and stays the one crossover married couple within the trilogy. 

While every stays on their very own present, Mouch, a firefighter on Chicago Fire, and Trudy, the desk sergeant on Chicago P.D., their names get talked about on their partner’s present typically, and so they often visitor star on one another’s present. At the tip of Chicago Fire‘s fifth season, Mouch has a heart attack fighting a fire that could have left one of several of the series’ firefighters useless. While everybody did make it out OK, as revealed within the Season 6 premiere, and Mouch did recuperate, Trudy decides it’s time he takes on a “healthier lifestyle.”

Before the marriage got here alongside, Trudy was crushed up and her father killed in a Chicago P.D. episode. Mouch hurried to are likely to her. For Chicago P.D.‘s 100th episode, Trudy was virtually blown up whereas being interviewed by an area TV channel, a bomb goes off on the station. Mouch and others are watching from the firehouse and, he once more rushes to her.

When firefighter Christopher Hermann (David Eigenberg) loses his funding companions in Molly’s, he wants one other accomplice. After Mouch overhears Christopher turns down a attainable mortgage, Christopher wonders if Mouch is perhaps . At first Mouch declines saying he actually doesn’t have the funds. But, after talking with Trudy, he tells Christopher that the truth is, collectively, he and Trudy wish to be Christopher’s companions.

While every was widespread earlier than they acquired collectively, Mouch and Trudy as a married couple have develop into fan favorites. We can’t wait to see what future episodes of every present have in retailer for them together with potential crossover occasions.

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