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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Old Engine - S3-E2

Other mistake: When the dispatcher sends Squad 51 on the probable overdose run, the address given is 2267 West Hill, apt 6, but when Roy and Johnny are at the door, both entering and exiting, the house number above the stairs is 11044.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Frequency - S3-E1

Character mistake: In the morning, when Roy and Johnny are by the lockers, talking about what Johnny did on his days off, Roy tells Johnny, "I came on this morning, guys on A shift told me that they had a meeting with Brackett at Rampart yesterday." It could not have been "A shift" because Roy and Johnny work the squad for A shift, with Captain Stanley and the rest of the guys. And we know that Roy and Johnny didn't switch shifts with B or C, since the rest of A shift are there with them, working the engine that day.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Frequency - S3-E1

Character mistake: When Brackett and Early are dealing with three squads at the base station at the same time, Squad 51 has two victims - father and son, Squad 18 has a pulmonary edema, and Squad 36 has only one bicycle rider with severe head injuries, because the second rider died, so the total is four out of five being dealt with. Back at the station, after Johnny asked Dixie about the condition of all the victims, he tells Roy that the father and son are both responding, so is Squad 18's pulmonary edema, and for Squad 36's bike accident, that "both" are coming out of the coma, which totals five victims. Then Roy responds, "Four saves out of five victims. That's pretty good." Johnny should not have said, "both" since it was just one rider.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Frequency - S3-E1

Character mistake: Days after Drew's death (Roy and Johnny had two days off after Drew's death), during the meeting that Brackett has with the four paramedic units, one of 59's guys asks, "What do we do when we have this overload situation on the same frequency? Two squads, like 51 and us today?" The situation with the frequency did not happen "today" as he said, it happened at least three days prior.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

905-Wild - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: After the Bengal tiger jumps on Les, the feline walks up the aisle that is directly in front of the self-serve ice cream freezer, and knocks over the pyramid of Hi-C cans that block the aisle, but a few shots later the tiger walks up that same aisle (note the ice cream freezer), and the mess of Hi-C cans have vanished.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

905-Wild - S4-E22

Other mistake: After the officer hands Les the tranquilizer gun, Les asks which way the tiger went and the officer responds, "Down that aisle," and we see both men, who are standing right beside the self-serve ice cream freezer, moving slowly towards the aisle in front of that ice cream freezer. The problem is that in the next shot, we see the large tiger coming from that exact area in front of the ice cream freezer, as he walks toward the camera on the other end of the aisle. This means that the Bengal tiger, Les, and the officer would have all been standing in the very same spot, at the same time.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

905-Wild - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: After Johnny sees the Bengal tiger in the market, he backs away, and when Johnny is about to walk through the curtain, in the shot from the back room we see the tall shelving display of chip bags on the other side. However, in the next shot from the store that display of bags is gone, there's only a display of loaves of bread in front of the fruits and vegetables.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

905-Wild - S4-E22

Deliberate mistake: At the market, after the tiger knocks over the pyramid of Hi-C cans, which were set up blocking the aisle just for that purpose, the officer tells Les, "Down that aisle," and the next shot of the aisle is a flipped shot - note the backwards words on the upside-down boxes. Two shots later that same aisle is shown properly, not flipped.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

905-Wild - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: After Roy and Johnny's pre-dawn rescue at the market, by the time Roy advises dispatch about the tiger and when Animal Control shows up at the market, it's already past sunrise, but when Les and the officer walk into the store and then when they follow the tiger up onto the roof, it's nighttime again.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Trivia: On May 16, 2000, 28 years after the debut of "Emergency!" on television, due to the profound impact "Emergency!" had on the American EMS system, key props and memorabilia from the show were inducted into the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, Division of Cultural History - the Public Service sector, located in Washington, D.C. Some of the items included: Original scripts, Biophone, trauma boxes, defibrillators, monitor, radios, turnout gear, helmets, and Roy's and Johnny's uniforms.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Trivia: A plaque that honors Bob Cinader is mounted on Station 127's wall, outside beside the apparatus bay door. The plaque reads: "Robert A. Cinader's involvement with the Los Angeles County Fire Department began in 1971 when he filmed a pilot television movie about the county's fledgling paramedic program."Emergency!" aired in 1972 and ran as a prime time show for five years with a weekly audience of 13 million people. The show brought attention and acclaim to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. More importantly, it showed public officials across the nation that lives could be saved by local paramedic programs. As a result, Bob Cinader can be credited for making significant contributions to improving Emergency Medical Services. His involvement and commitment was so intense, and his study of emergency services so thorough, he became an expert in the field. In 1975, he was appointed to the county's Emergency Medical Services Commission, where he served until his death in 1982. In recognition of his extraordinary public service, on May 28,1985, the board of supervisors voted unanimously to pay special tribute to Bob Cinader by naming Fire Station 127 in Carson, which was used in the filming of "Emergency!", in his honor." Fire Station 127 is named the Robert A. Cinader Memorial Fire Station.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Welcome to Santa Rosa County - S6-E10

Visible crew/equipment: After Johnny rappels down alone, so he can inform the sheriff of the situation with the injured climbers, when he talks to the sheriff beside the squad car, the reflections of the camera/dolly/crane are visible on the chrome corner of the sheriff's car.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Welcome to Santa Rosa County - S6-E10

Other mistake: When Roy and Johnny begin their ascent, the injured rock climbers are shown in a closeup, which then zooms out so we can see the entire area to the left, and the only rope up there is the boys' red rope. When Johnny reaches the boys, he's pulling himself up with the help of a blue rope, which has already been anchored in place near the injured boys. So who put it up there and anchored it? Not the injured boys. Not Johnny. Not Roy, who is still down below.

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13th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Welcome to Santa Rosa County - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: During the rescue of the injured rock climbers, the stunt guys for Johnny and Roy are dressed similarly to their counterparts, except for their boots - the styles and colors are entirely different.

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13th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Welcome to Santa Rosa County - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: When Roy and Johnny cross the road to talk to the sheriff about the injured rock climbers, Roy does not have gloves in the back pocket of his jeans or anywhere else, nor does he take gloves from the sheriff's trunk with the other climbing gear, before he and Johnny begin their ascent. However, when he reaches the boys, Roy has a pair of thick work gloves sticking out of his back pocket.

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13th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Welcome to Santa Rosa County - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: When Johnny and Roy find the slings, swami belts and carabiners in the sheriff's trunk, Roy takes an orange sling and Johnny takes a dark green sling, both take swamis and biners, and they start their climb. However, while they're climbing Johnny has an additional light green sling and a yellow chest harness, and Roy has an additional purple chest harness.

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13th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Welcome to Santa Rosa County - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: When Roy and Johnny are searching the sheriff's trunk and find the slings, swami belts and carabiners, Johnny takes hold of the green sling, but next shot it's suddenly swung diagonally around his neck and arm.

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13th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Welcome to Santa Rosa County - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: When Roy and Johnny are climbing to get to the injured climbers, once Roy reaches the boys he goes off belay in the closeup, but in the long shots (with the stunt guys) Roy is still locked off on the rope, and then we hear Roy say, "Johnny, give me a little more slack," though in the closeup he's not even attached.

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13th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Isolation - S6-E20

Visible crew/equipment: When the psychiatrist comes to help at Station 86, as she leans over to clean the man's head wound, the bulging outline of the lav mic transmitter is visible on the back of her blouse.

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13th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Isolation - S6-E20

Visible crew/equipment: At Station 86, when the woman brings in her asthmatic son, and talks to Johnny outside, the bulging outline of the mic transmitter is visible on the back of her blouse. Then later, when Johnny walks over to the boy's bed because the patients are being moved to the chopper, the bulging transmitter outline is now at her side.

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