Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 22, 1972
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network

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Emergency!

This series features the adventures of the paramedics of Los Angeles Country Fire Dept. Station 51, John Gage (Randolph Mantooth) and Roy DeSoto (Kevin Tighe). Together they respond to emergencies ranging from false alarms to major disasters.

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TV Movie: The Convention Aired: Jul. 03, 1979

San Francisco firefighters and paramedics rescue a man. A paramedic convention brings Gage and DeSoto back to San Francisco. While attending …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 6 seasons and 129 episodes air between 1972 and 1977.

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  • Like earlier sister shows Dragnet (1951) and Adam-12 (1968), rescue scenarios were depicted on the series were based on log book reports submitted by real life paramedic squads.
  • The dispatch controller who calls in the alarms to the Station 51 intercom was played by Sam Lanier. Lanier was not an actor, but was actually a real-life emergency dispatcher. Jack Webb…
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    The dispatch controller who calls in the alarms to the Station 51 intercom was played by Sam Lanier. Lanier was not an actor, but was actually a real-life emergency dispatcher. Jack Webb wanted a real dispatcher's voice to lend authenticity to the role, and show the professionalism of the actual LA dispatchers.
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  • Some references were made to John being part Native American as Randolph Mantooth is in real life.
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