The April 20 episode of ‘9-1-1’ will probably be all about Eddie Diaz. HL spoke with Ryan Guzman about peeling again the layers on Eddie, his character’s previous in Afghanistan, and extra.

Eddie’s quest to rescue a boy from a properly turns into a glance again into his previous. The title of the April 20 episode of 9-1-1 is “Eddie Begins,” and we’re lastly getting the firefighter’s origin story. “We already know that Christopher is Eddie’s complete life. Now we’re sort of diving a bit deeper into that,” Ryan Guzman advised MeSlop EXCLUSIVELY. “Other than that one issue, we really get to make clear the trauma that he’s been by means of and empathizing in the direction of this character now and seeing why he’s so closed off in a whole lot of areas of his life and why he chooses to assist others somewhat than permitting others to assist him.”

For Eddie, he didn’t simply battle one warfare. When he got here house from serving in Afghanistan, he discovered himself in a complete new world. “Once I began diving a bit deeper into the trauma that Edie went by means of, I began to actually perceive that when he got here house he fought a very totally different warfare than he did in Afghanistan,” Ryan continued. “I feel for me, it was simpler to battle the bodily warfare in Afghanistan somewhat than the emotional warfare that he fought when coming again house.”

Eddie has by no means been one to point out his feelings aside from when he’s with Christopher. He retains his emotions locked away, particularly round his co-workers. “Lots of guys that go to warfare aren’t ready to deal with these emotions as a result of, as individuals serving within the army, you don’t actually get the chance to dive into your emotions with that,” Ryan stated. “You’re advised to suppress them a whole lot of the time so you are able to do your job. You’ll have the ability to see why Eddie is so agitated in sure areas of his life or why he seems like he has to talk as shortly as he presumably can to get his phrases out earlier than anyone else’s tells him what to do and the right way to do it.”

This origin story episode of Eddie additionally allowed Ryan the chance to deliver his household into the 9-1-1 combine. “I obtained to really get my cousin employed,” Ryan revealed. “He’s ex-military and he’s on his fifth or sixth tour. He’s solely 25 years outdated. He ended up coming over to grow to be a technical advisor and truly reorganizing lots the Afghanistan stuff, in order that was a cool facet of bringing my household and getting employed on 9-1-1 of all issues.” 9-1-1 season three airs Mondays at eight p.m. on FOX.