As Chief Feinberg loses control, Needles puts his political leverage at FDNY headquarters to good use. Meanwhile, Damien comes to the rescue of a helpless victim, and Tommy and Sheila find themselves in hot water.
Tommy loses his nerve when a young driver’s recklessness reminds him of his daughter’s new lifestyle; after a meeting fails to put Colleen on the wagon, Tommy is forced to pursue a more aggressive method to get her life back on track.
With the hospital cookout quickly approaching, the guys hatch a plan to sneak Lou out of the hospital. Sean and Mike attempt to do good, Teddy bonds with Colleen, and Father Phil gives Tommy a piece of advice that sends him reeling.