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24th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Old Engine - S3-E2

Other mistake: When the dispatcher drops tones for the structure fire, he calls on Station 51, Engine 27, Engine 32, and Truck 105. Once there, Captain Stanley tells the dispatcher to send a second alarm, then hear him call on Station 19, Truck 98, Truck 34, and Battalion 43. However, the only ones at the fire with 51 are Engine 9, Engine 17, Truck 17, and two men with helmets from 20, even though dispatch did not call on any of them, and of all the companies that were called to the fire, none were there, except for 51.

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24th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Old Engine - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: When 51's guys are at the back of the station with the old engine, Johnny tries cranking it and his watch reads 5:20. Then after Squad 51 is dispatched to the heart attack, when Johnny's on the line with Rampart after defibrillating the patient his watch reads 11:15, then after administering atropine, his watch reads 2:30.

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24th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Old Engine - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: While Squad 51 is out on the run (quite literally) with the female OD, Johnny gets a cut on his elbow which he keeps fidgeting with even after it's bandaged. When Roy and Johnny get back to the station and see the old engine, Johnny's cut has vanished.

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17th Feb 2014

Breaking Bad (2008)

I See You - S3-E8

Character mistake: When Hank is brought to the hospital with gunshot wounds, the ambulance and its two EMTs are met outside by two doctors. One doctor says "Let's get him two grams of oxygen. What's his hemoglobin?" This episode's technical adviser was perhaps away for this scene. How much exactly is two grams of oxygen? Orders for administering oxygen would be given in liters, such as two liters per minute (LPM). The line is presumably meant to be 'two liters of oxygen'. (00:02:25)

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Computer Error - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: At the station, after Johnny has searched through a bunch of papers for the receipt for $8.42, when he gathers them up a yellow paper falls to the floor at his feet, just before Roy suggests putting them in alphabetical order. Then after Johnny stuffs the papers in an envelope and tosses the envelope in the garbage, the paper that fell on the floor has vanished.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Old Engine - S3-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Roy and Johnny are with Dixie, they see the new unit and scanner at the base station, and when Roy walks over to it, the actor's white tape mark is visible on the floor where he stands.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

Parade - S4-E13

Other mistake: After the apartment house fire, the restored old engine is trashed by a hail of bricks. Later, when Roy and Johnny are talking about who won the first prize, the old engine in the back looks nothing like it did when it was wrecked on the street. Also, the shot of the old engine that's shown here, is actually the same footage shown in season 3, "The Old Engine", with the lighting dimmed to signify nighttime, when at the end of the episode Roy and Johnny decide to keep it. Note the exact same broken pieces of windshield, tires, hubcaps, dirt, shadows, everything.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

The Old Engine - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: When Johnny and Roy walk into Councilman Wilby's home, Wilby's wearing a buttoned up shirt and tie, and they place the O2 tank near his feet, but in Wilby's first three closeups the O2 tank is already behind the couch by his head and his shirt is unbuttoned with no tie, but in the wide shots Roy and Johnny haven't even made those changes yet.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

905-Wild - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: When Brackett is first on the line with the vet, there's a closeup of Early checking the goat's heartbeat and we see the baby goat has been intubated. Brackett informs the vet of the goat's heart condition, so the vet tells Brackett to mask him with halothane and intubate. Then a minute goes by before the vet says that they should have him intubated by now, and when Brackett gets back on the line he says that the animal's intubated, even though we saw the animal already intubated in the closeup right at the start.

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16th Feb 2014

Emergency! (1972)

905-Wild - S4-E22

Other mistake: When Brackett tells Johnny and Roy to contact the animal shelter via the disaster net, Roy asks the Animal Control guys for their disaster call, and it's given as 3-9-9-7-7-1-1, but in the closeup Roy presses channel 8 then punches in 4-2-1-6-5-3-7 on the scanner. Additionally, the Regency Monitoradio / Executive Scanner Receiver has 8 channels, so it would have been impossible to press 9, as was stated by Dave.

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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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