Where is Chimney on 9-1-1 season 5? Is Kenneth Choi leaving?

9-1-1Where is Chimney during tonight’s 9-1-1 season 5 episode, and how concerned should you be that Kenneth Choi is leaving? We know that those questions have been out there for a while and, of course, we want to help however we can.

We know it’s strange and even frustrating to go a long stretch of time without the Chimney character, and we wish we could say something to make the absence a little bit easier. Unfortunately, this is just where we are right now. The character does not have a confirmed return date yet, but there is zero evidence that he/Choi will be gone from the show for good.

As a matter of fact, we had a chance to see Chimney tonight! Despite him not being a part of the show as of late, he turned up and he actually got a lead on Maddie’s location. We didn’t see a reunion between the two, but it was nice to at least get SOME sort of insight when it comes to the journey to find her.

When it comes to the Maddie character’s absence, it still feels like this whole story was meant to accommodate Jennifer Love Hewitt’s maternity leave. The writers had to find a way to justify Maddie being off-screen, and if that character were to leave, it makes equal sense that Chimney would be out looking for her.

Whenever Chimney and Maddie do return together, our hope is that we’re going to get a full episode that chronicles the full extent of what happened with her. We want to really dive more into what Chimney goes through to find her and, beyond just that, whatever reservations that Maddie has about coming back. More than anything, we hope that the character gets the help she needs after suffering from postpartum depression.

Related Be sure to get some more news when it comes to 9-1-1, including details on the next new episode!

Are you worried that Kenneth Choi is leaving 9-1-1, and when do you think we’ll see Chimney again?

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