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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  • John Gage was based on Battalion Chief Jim Page, who helped create the firefighter/paramedic program for LACoFD. Executive Producer Jack Webb wanted to name the character after Page, but he…
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    John Gage was based on Battalion Chief Jim Page, who helped create the firefighter/paramedic program for LACoFD. Executive Producer Jack Webb wanted to name the character after Page, but he declined. Jim Page died on Saturday, September 4th, 2004, and Randolph Mantooth was one of the speakers at his memorial.
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  • In preparation for their roles, Robert Fuller, Julie London and Bobby Troup, all grabbed the medical dictionary to pronounce these medical terms.
  • During his time on the series, Randolph Mantooth came to be an advocate and spokes person relating to real life Fire Fighting/Paramedic/EMS programs. Mantooth has continued with such work…
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    During his time on the series, Randolph Mantooth came to be an advocate and spokes person relating to real life Fire Fighting/Paramedic/EMS programs. Mantooth has continued with such work well after the series ended.
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