Crash and Burn
Season 4, Episode 4
Third Watch
Air date October 21, 2002
Written by Siobhan Byrne O'Connor
Directed by Peter Ellis
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Crash and Burn is the 4th episode of the fourth season of "Third Watch." The episode aired on October 21, 2002.


While riding on his motorcycle, Doherty is first to arrive at a multi-vehicle collision. Alex is hit by a car. Tatiana goes to see Chevchenko and tragedy ensues.

Short summary Edit

Sully spots the tail put on Tatiana while he is out with her. Jimmy is involved in an multi-vehicle accident out on his motorbike, and Alex is hit by a car while attending the scene with the crew.

Trivia & NotesEdit

  • Fred (Chris Bauer) does not appear in this episode


  • Ryan Adams "New York"
  • Ben Kweller "In Other Words."


Yokas (to Bosco): Fred talked to Jesus.
Bosco: Our Fred?
Yokas: Yeah.
Bosco: Talked to Jesus?

Woman (to Taylor): You're a paramedic and a fireman?
Taylor: Yeah. It gets confusing sometimes.
Woman: That's amazing. I can't even balance a checkbook.
Taylor: Yeah, neither can I.

(When the cops find the hit-and-run driver)
Bosco: Oh, he's a tower of strength.
Davis: I was gonna kick his ass.

Yokas (to the hit-and-run driver): You're under arrest. You have the right to remain silent.
Bosco: For God sakes, use it!

Jimmy: I've been in a hundred fires, lived through 9/11 and I could have died in this stupid motorcycle accident.
DK: Yeah, well, you're okay, brother.
Jimmy: Taylor isn't.
DK: She's tough.
Jimmy: Started out as a really good day.