Season 6, Episode 6 of “9-1-1” titled “Tomorrow,” involved a storyline that saw Karen Wilson (Tracie Thoms) assist her wife Henrietta’s (Aisha Hinds) co-workers of Station 118 during a perilous rescue mission that puts Karen in a dangerous situation once there is an explosion at her lab (via Entertainment Weekly). The suspense of the episode had fans in a whirlwind since the ultimate fate of Thom’s character was interrelated with flashbacks to the couple’s relationship before the start of the series. Fan @sophiasmorgan tweeted, “Karen realizing she didn’t wanna live in a world Hen wasn’t in and hen knowing she doesn’t wanna live in a world Karen isn’t in they really are absolutely everything to me [three crying emoji] #911onFOX.” The flashbacks between the married couple also had viewers in their feels, with @PlanetRoxy_ commenting, “Hen & Karen’s relationship backstory is so good #911onFOX.”
Thoms also revealed that she was happy with the story. “I’m very proud of how she handled herself,” she said in an interview with TV Line. “She could have panicked, but she didn’t. She had the presence of mind to know the dangers ahead of her, so she was able to save more people. She also got to see the 118 in a way she’s never seen them …” She concluded by saying Karen was lucky Bobby appeared when he did in the scene. Hen and Karen devotees everywhere can breathe easily.