6 Chicago Fire characters who definitely won’t be back in season 11

"Try Like Hell" Episode 720 -- Pictured: Yuri Sardarov as Brian "Otis" Zvonecek -- (Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/NBC)
"Try Like Hell" Episode 720 -- Pictured: Yuri Sardarov as Brian "Otis" Zvonecek -- (Photo by: Elizabeth Morris/NBC) /
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Treat Williams as Benny Severide on Chicago Fire. Photo Credit: Courtesy of NBC. /

Is Benny Severide in Chicago Fire season 11?

At this point, you might have picked up on a trend regarding the characters we’re unlikely to see return in season 11. While Chicago Fire has brought back characters who have stepped away for guest appearances and guest arcs, the show hasn’t been known to bring back characters who had died on the show. As such, it’s not likely we’ll see Benny Severide popping up in season 11.

While Kelly Severide remains a key part of the show, whenever he mentions Benny it’s in conversation as the show does not typically utilize flashbacks featuring new footage of actors whose characters had been killed off the show. The show also hasn’t been known to utilize dream sequences or bottle episodes that find its characters seeing old faces via hallucinations or daydreams. Because of this, it definitely seems unlikely Benny will be back in season 11.

Will we see Emma Jacobs again on Chicago Fire?

Although we can’t entirely rule out the prospect of Caitlin Carver returning to Chicago Fire this season, it truly seems like we’ve seen the last of Jacobs on the show for the time being. We thought we had seen the last of Emma after the events of the season 10 finale, she returned in the ninth episode of season 11 and quickly stirred up trouble once more.

It seemed like she was going to be a foil again this season, but things seemed to come to a close in episode 11 when Violet was able to finally get the proof needed to end Emma’s career in IAD. After discovering a recording of Hawkin’s notes on his laptop exposing Emma’s blackmail scheme, Violet brought the laptop to IAD Chief Frank Silva and Emma was later fired from the CFD.