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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  • The Netflix version of "The Wedsworth-Townsend Act" is a scrambled remake of the original where the opening and closing scenes of the pilot were filmed later and try to depict a flashback. In…
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    The Netflix version of "The Wedsworth-Townsend Act" is a scrambled remake of the original where the opening and closing scenes of the pilot were filmed later and try to depict a flashback. In the opening flashback prelude, Johnny erroneously refers to his old Station as "the 8s," when it is patently obvious from the actual show Gage's old Station was 10s. He suggests a shortcut past the 10s during the show to save time in a run, further calling attention to the error.
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  • Engine 51 also appeared in a fire training film titled "Countdown to Disaster."
  • In many scenes of Emergency! in which the audience see's footage of Squad 51 responding with the camera's POV from the front seat facing out the front windshield, the driver can be seen…
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    In many scenes of Emergency! in which the audience see's footage of Squad 51 responding with the camera's POV from the front seat facing out the front windshield, the driver can be seen wearing a Squad 18 helmet reflecting in the rear view mirror. In the book Emergency! Behind the Scene, Los Angeles County Fireman/Paramedic Bob Hoff stated that Squad 18 was used for this stock footage with the Cinematographer sitting in the middle with a small hand held camera.
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