Why Did Jimmy Nicholas Leave Chicago Fire?

We were aware that Chief Evan Hawkins, played by Jimmy Nicholas, would not be appearing in this weekend’s Chicago Fire episode because he is a key recurring character. After the collapse in episode 3, the character passed away suddenly, leaving Violet in shock and making her wonder about her future. Why therefore would the NBC drama act in this manner and remove a character that many viewers adore? Well, the short explanation is that the show occasionally murders characters who are beloved by viewers. At this one, Shay, Otis, and even Hawkins are still on our minds.

The Chief shouldn’t have survived this long, therefore this situation differs a little from the norm. He was never intended to be the main character, and Nicholas explicitly mentions this in the Instagram post that follows. He originally joined the cast for a three-episode arc, but it quickly expanded. It’s obvious that the producers enjoyed his presence since Hawkins and Violet quickly rose to popularity.

However, this departure appears to be more influenced by the tale than anything else in the end. Jimmy obviously doesn’t seem to want to leave, but recurring characters don’t typically stay that long. Violet will be in disarray if Hawkins is lost because she had only begun to consider her goals for the future. Even when they do occur, happy, stable relationships in One Chicago usually follow a lot of drama. (For instance, consider Severide and Kidd.)

If you enjoyed watching Jimmy throughout the season, there’s a good chance we’ll see him again on another project in the future. We have a tendency to believe that he will have no trouble finding new employment.

Are you still sad that Chief Evan Hawkins is dead on Chicago Fire?

Be sure to share right now in the attached comments! Once you do just that, remember to come back around for some other updates. (Photo: NBC.)

Sodeeq Olaitan is a passionate blogger, and internet marketer.

Write A Comment