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"Never Going Back to Normal"
Season 5, Episode 01
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Air date September 25, 2019
Written by Diane Frolov & Andrew Schneider
Directed by Michael Pressman
Runtime 41 minutes
Episode Guide
"With A Brave Heart"
"We're Lost in the Dark"

Never Going Back to Normal is the first and premiere episode of season 5 of Chicago Med.


Will and Natalie battle for their lives after a car accident; an investigation is launched following the suspicious death of Cornelius Rhodes; Maggie receives life-changing news; Dr. Charles cuts his honeymoon short to tend to a patient and his grandmother.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Medical Cases

  • Natalie and Will are treated for injuries sustained when they were attacked in Will's car by Tim Burke. Will only has relatively minor wounds, but Natalie has suffered a traumatic brain injury;
  • Tim Burke is treated for his wounds sustained while attacking Will and Natalie;
  • A teenager named Cameron Geddes is treated for schizophrenia;
  • A young boy named Thomas Donovan is treated for loss of vision due to a brain abnormality brought on by hypothyroidism.