Chicago Med/Too Close to the Sun

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Too Close to the Sun
Season 5, Episode 8
Airdate November 13, 2019
Written by Joseph Sousa &
Danny Weiss
Directed by Michael Berry
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Too Close to the Sun is the eighth episode of the fifth season of Chicago Med, and the ninety-first episode overall.

Starring: Nick Gehlfuss (Dr. Will Halstead), Yaya DaCosta (Nurse April Sexton), Torrey DeVitto (Dr. Natalie Manning), Brian Tee (Dr. Ethan Choi), Dominic Rains (Dr. Crockett Marcel), Marlyne Barrett (Charge Nurse Maggie Lockwood)

with S. Epatha Merkerson (Chief Administrator Sharon Goodwin)

and Oliver Platt (Dr. Daniel Charles)

Guest Stars: Charles Malik Whitfield (Ben Campbell), Roland Buck III (Dr. Noah Sexton), Molly Bernard (Elsa Curry), Jasmine Luv (Aviva), Andrea Cortés (Jacinta Nieves), Nate Santana (Dr. James Lanik), Jack Lancaster (Dennis), Lewis T. Powell (Frank Shelton), Carrie Louise Abernathy (Lori Shelton)

with GregAlan Williams (Bert Goodwin)

and Jesse Lee Soffer (Detective Jay Halstead)

with Lorena Diaz (Nurse Doris), Carlos Rogelio Diaz (Nurse Hank), Marie Tredway (Nurse Trinidad "Trini" Campos), Kristina Valada-Viars (Nurse Maya), Cesar Jaime (Paramedic Cesar), Sarah Brooks (Paramedic Juliette), Jeremy Shouldis (Dr. Marty Peterson), Wendi Weber (Dr. Eliza Young), Olivia Canaday (Lori Shelton), Anna Maldonado (CT Tech Charlotte), Peter Collins (EMT Eddy), Rasika Ranganathan (Nurse Anesthetist), Jeffrey Timms (Good Samaritan)


Plot Overview

Maggie gets unsettling news about a new friend and breaks protocol to support him. One of the doctors from the Med family is rushed into emergency surgery after a violent assault. A social media influencer lets his users vote on medical advice.


Arc Advancement





The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments