Host William Shatner presented re-inactments of automobile accidents, medical emergencies, fires, choking/asphyxiations to show how the emergency services respond. Sometimes their cameras would follow real life (sometimes death) events as they unfolded. Viewers learnt something about first aid and how to deal with emergencies by watching this show.
Last Episode07x15 Episode 714 Aired: Aug. 27, 1996
Boy stops school bus when the driver collapses (October 3, 1995. Saint Louis, Missouri); Four children hit by a car are treated at University …
Series Fun Facts
- The show outlasted many of its similarly-themed contemporaries because, by host William Shatner's own admission, the focus was on "success stories" with happy endings.
- A pinball machine based on the series was released in the mid 90s.
- According to the show's creators, it was never intended as a life-saving tool.