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The Chicago Fire Season 10 Episode 4 Scene That Has Fans In Tears

"Chicago Fire" is a compelling drama about the people who work in the fictional Chicago Firehouse 51. It explores their professional lives, their romantic relationships, and all of the emotional ups and downs in between the events. The characters have to balance the emotional toll that saving others for a living takes on their psyche while also struggling — but not always succeeding — to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Basically, it's "Grey's Anatomy" set in a firehouse.

As much as fans on social media love to talk about the show, there's one scene in particular in the most recent episode (Season 10, Episode 4) that has fans balking on Twitter. Even if you're not familiar with the show at all, it just might bring a tear to your eye, too. If you are one of the show's loyal viewers — especially if you've been rooting for Brett (Kara Killmer) and Casey (Jesse Spencer) to find their happily ever after — brace yourself. We have some news.

Are Brett and Casey really breaking up?!?

In the tweet referenced above, we see Casey watching his girlfriend as she sleeps, then slowly and sadly wandering into the breakroom where he tells Herrmann (David Eigenberg) that he's probably moving to Oregon to help take care of a close friend's struggling kids. Naturally, this implies that he and Brett will have to end their relationship. Some fans are even speculating that Spencer could be leaving the show IRL.

Here's our prediction: No, he's not going anywhere, or at the very least, it's highly unlikely. Shows like "Chicago Fire" — which have been on for a double-digit number of seasons — are successful because they follow a certain formula. The "will they/won't they" nature of the "Brettsey" relationship is the type of emotional edging that hopeless romantic fans gobble up and will never stop enjoying.

Although "happily ever after" endings are great in real life, they're boring on TV and often tank ratings like a stone. Dangling the happy ending bait out just long enough to get people hooked and then yanking it away, on the other hand, gets the audience emotionally invested. Fans will be tuning in each week on the edge of their seats, eagerly awaiting a blissful reunion between their favorite characters. In the end, don't worry — the odds that this is the end for Casey and Brett are pretty slim.