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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Equipment - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When Roy's injured during the warehouse fire and is carried out, in the closeup he and Johnny are not wearing their turnouts, but in the next wide shot Johnny's suddenly wearing his turnout again as he contacts Rampart via Biophone.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Inspection - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: When Johnny walks into the office to drop off the trash bin, he sees the Chief's clock on the wall and it reads 2:09, but when Johnny brings the clock to Captain Stanley and he gives it to Chet to hide, the clock's hands read 6:44. And when they're all dispatched, the timeout is 14:15.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Inspection - S5-E5

Other mistake: When Squad 51 is dispatched to an 'unknown type rescue', as the squad rolls out we can see the Crown engine from the show's first two seasons parked in the apparatus bay, instead of 51's current Ward LaFrance.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Indirect Method - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: When Karen asks Roy and John for an evaluation of that morning's run, a coffee cup suddenly appears near her arm, which promptly disappears, until Roy soon places his coffee cup near her arm when he sits down beside Karen.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Indirect Method - S5-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Roy tells Karen that she'll know when she can do it on her own when she'll have to, the reflection of set lighting is visible on the squad's chrome spotlight. Additionally, when Station 51 is dispatched to the structure fire the rear bay door closed, but when the rigs roll out the rear bay door is open.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Pressure 165 - S5-E7

Continuity mistake: After Johnny discovers that the white stuff he left cooking on the stove has turned green, Station 51 is dispatched to the structure fire, so everyone rolls on the call. When Johnny and Roy return, and Johnny decides to dump all the food he cooked, a large stock pot has mysteriously and conveniently appeared on the counter, where it did not exist when they left.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Tee Vee - S5-E11

Other mistake: When Station 51 is dispatched to the landslide, the engine company get into their turnouts and roll out, but in the next exterior shot as the engine drives past the camera, not only are the guys not in their turnouts, it's too obvious that none are 51's guys, and the one in Chet's jumpseat even leans forward. Presumably they're 127's guys.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Tee Vee - S5-E11

Other mistake: When Station 51 is on scene at the landslide, there's a dresser on the grass in front of the house, and when the explosion occurs due to the broken gas main, in the closeups as Johnny dives to the ground there's what looks like a can of gasoline (used for the stunt perhaps) atop that dresser that wasn't there before, and it's also not in the wide shots as Johnny dives down.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Communications - S5-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Squad 51 is dispatched to the car on top of a roof, it cuts to John and Roy driving in the squad as John responds to dispatch, and the reflection of the filming vehicle is visible on the squad's surface.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

To Buy or Not to Buy - S5-E14

Visible crew/equipment: After Roy and Johnny speak to Chet's friend the realtor, when Station 51 is being dispatched to the accident on Harbor Freeway, in the overhead shot of the apparatus bay, we can see the shadow/reflection of production equipment moving on the engine's windshield.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

To Buy or Not to Buy - S5-E14

Visible crew/equipment: When Station 51 is dispatched to the rescue on Johnson Canyon Bridge, just as Engine 51 rolls out of the apparatus bay, the reflection of array lighting and two reflector screens are visible on the engine.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Girl on the Balance Beam - S5-E18

Visible crew/equipment: When Brackett and Morton go to the outdoor area to speak with Nancy's father, just as Brackett sits down and crosses his legs, the actor's T-mark can be seen on the floor in front of the chair.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Nagging Suspicion - S4-E4

Revealing mistake: While the squad and engine are en route to "possible fire", one of the camera angles is from the POV behind Roy and John, where the back of squad is located. That’s fine, but the problem is that there's bright sunlight on their backs as they’re driving, when it should not be there. Artistic license is acceptable, but with so much sunlight where it should not be it reveals that Squad 51 is not in its normal state.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Above and Beyond... Nearly - S5-E20

Visible crew/equipment: In the dental clinic, when the possible MI is being examined, two actors' black tape marks become visible under the patient's chair, one below the footrest and another below the headrest.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Above and Beyond... Nearly - S5-E20

Revealing mistake: Dixie and Brackett rush onto the elevator with a crash cart to go up to the third floor, for a possible MI in the dental clinic. The camera's POV is from the elevator, and in one continuous shot, without cutting away, we see the ER hallway through the open doors, then the doors close and in a few moments the doors open on the third floor. Even though the set has changed a bit, we can tell it's still the ER hallway by things such as the same scuff marks on the floor, and we can also catch a glimpse of the paramedic status board on the wall, where the base station room is located.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Stewardess - S5-E1

Trivia: After the airplane incident scenes, at the start of the scene at Station 51, we get to see John and Roy having just charged the batteries on the Biophone and defibrillator.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Tee Vee - S5-E11

Other mistake: After Brackett tries unsuccessfully to get O'Brien on the line to ask about the fish tank, it cuts to an exterior shot of Station 51, and we hear the dispatcher say, "All units responding with Engine 3 cancel," but subtitles read, "Four units with Engine 3 cancelled."

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

905-Wild - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: When the Animal Control guys are dispatched to the fire in the canyon, the rearview mirror in their vehicle vanishes in the close-ups.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Stewardess - S5-E1

Revealing mistake: After Johnny joins Roy in the ambulance and the patient flatlines they continue to Rampart, and when Brackett asks 51 for a strip, if we look out the window that's beside Johnny, we can see GlamourTrams in the distance. And when Roy says, "Isopeterenol drip, 10-4," we can see GlamourTrams right outside the window. They are driving around Universal's lot while shooting the footage inside the ambulance.

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1st Jul 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Old Engine Cram - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When Dixie shows Johnny the newspaper, Johnny reads the ad aloud which states, "Wanted, 1925 Paige fire truck, $25,000, if in mint condition," and Johnny says that it is exactly what the ad submitter wants. The "it" being Roy and Johnny's refurbished fire truck. The problem is that in 3x2, "The Old Engine," when Johnny and Roy are telling Chet and Marco about their purchase, Johnny says that it's a 1932 Dennis, and when they're looking it over, the blue "Dennis" emblem is attached to the hood of the engine.

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