Chicago PD: Sophia Bush’s 5 best moments as Erin Lindsay

CHICAGO P.D. -- Season: 3 -- Pictured: Sophia Bush as Detective Erin Lindsay -- (Photo by: Mark Seliger/NBC)
CHICAGO P.D. -- Season: 3 -- Pictured: Sophia Bush as Detective Erin Lindsay -- (Photo by: Mark Seliger/NBC) /
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1. Lindsay speaks at Nadia’s memorial (from Season 2)

Speaking of the Yates story arc, the most powerful moment in the history of Erin Lindsay, and our favorite moment from Sophia Bush, is when Lindsay addresses her colleagues in front of the memorial for their fallen colleague Nadia DeCotis. All of Chicago PD‘s fans know how much Nadia meant to Lindsay, as she helped her get off the streets, get clean and get a desk job at the district before the poor girl wound up in the trunk of a car.

This is the kind of big dramatic moment actors dream of. It’s where they get to have an emotional and hopefully powerful scene and show off their talent. But not every actor can make a big scene as emotional or powerful as it needs to be. In this particular scene, Sophia Bush broke the hearts of every Chicago PD fan. Lindsay reveals that Nadia had been accepted into the CPD Academy to be trained as a police officer, and her reaction to the news is all of our reaction.

These are so few lines but Sophia Bush, again, makes them so impactful. Like the moment with Voight earlier on our list, she demonstrates that she doesn’t need much dialogue to convey what Erin Lindsay is going through. She says a lot simply with her expressions and her body language.

This scene was the tipping point on what was quite possibly her best storyline ever in the role, one in which she shined throughout and reminded us why we’ll miss Erin Lindsay most of all: because she had a heart of gold, and while it may have been a little tarnished and scuffed from all she’d experienced, it always shone through.

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