Emergency!

Emergency! (1972)

23 mistakes in Mascot - chronological order

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Mascot - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: On scene at the traffic accident with Paula, after Johnny brings the IV bottle to Roy, it cuts to the overhead shot of the ambulance arriving, and a large reflector screen is visible at the left of the screen.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: At the scene of Paula's traffic accident, after the ambulance leaves with Johnny and Paula inside, Roy pushes the back of the driver's seat forward revealing Bonnie in the back seat. When it cuts to the next shot, the reflection of a crew member leaning forward is visible in the car's window, and the mic is also visible on the left. Additionally, Johnny is visible in the background, even though he just left in the ambulance with the victim, as the actor who portrays him, Randolph Mantooth, is casually leaning on a sign post waiting around during the location shoot.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: During Squad 51's rescue of the hunter who was injured on the cliff, in the closeups of Copter 10's pilot, at the right upper corner of the screen above the windshield, we can see the edge of the white screen used to block the view through the windshield.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Dr. Bracket leaves the treatment room with Jenny, who's being wheeled in the wheelchair, he tells her to see her family doctor just as Dixie exits the door, and the shadow of the moving boom mic is visible on the wall, at the top to the left.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Dr. Bracket and Dixie begin to explain to Jenny that she was only hyperventilating, as she sits down in the wheelchair, the actor's tape mark is visible on the floor by the door, just before Dr. Bracket walks over and stands on it.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Peter staggers into the ER because of insulin shock, Dixie walks down the hallway passing treatment rooms 2 and 4, with treatment 2 being beside the nurses' station, and it's the same set-up later when Peter's girlfriend speaks to Dixie in the hallway. However, in prior and subsequent shots of the hallway, it's treatment 4 that's beside the nurses' station.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: After Engine 51 rolls up to the scene of Paula's car accident, when Captain Hammer stands up in the engine's cab, the reflection of production equipment can be seen on the engine's chrome spotlight.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: At the start, when Squad 51 rolls up on the car accident scene, in the shot from inside the squad we can see the entire area around the wrecked car, and there's only a utility pole, short wood fencing, and trees. When Roy and John are treating Paula, and then removing her from the car, in the overhead shots as the camera faces the wrecked car and 51's rigs, there's a very large rectangular shadow being cast over the car, which is presumably from a reflector screen facing the front of the car.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: After Squad 51 is dispatched to the cliff rescue, when Roy and Johnny board Copter 10 at Rampart, the reflection of the production vehicle/equipment is visible on the glass surface at the helicopter's nose.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Other mistake: After being dispatched to the heart attack, when John and Roy have cardioverted the V-fib Brackett asks for another EKG strip, and when Brackett lifts the chart paper to read it, it just shows flatlining, no rhythm whatsoever.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: While Johnny and Roy are standing near the nurses' station, Johnny admits that he promised to take care of Paula's dog, and when Johnny turns his head toward Dixie and Brackett we can see the base station behind him, and in the next shot when Dixie and Brackett walk over, a clipboard has suddenly appeared between the telephone and Biocom EKG unit.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: After Paula's car door is pulled open, when Roy leans her head back in the shot from behind him, we should be able to see out the right rear window, but the view has been deliberately blacked out from this POV.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: After Paula's taken in the ambulance, when Roy heads to the wrecked car and pushes the driver's backrest forward revealing Bonnie in the back, we can see that the passenger side door is closed, but in the next shot the passenger side door is wide open.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Johnny's on the Biophone establishing contact with Rampart, there's a closeup of the GE telephone at Rampart's base station, and behind it we can see the tape machine switch is turned to the right, in the 'on' position, but when it cuts to Dixie walking over and responding, the tape machine is not on yet.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: On scene at Paula's car accident, her houndstooth blazer is lying over the backrest of the front passenger seat, but when Captain Hammer opens the passenger side door it vanishes, then it continues to reappear, disappear, and change position in following shots.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: After Johnny calls Dixie to inquire about Paula, when Johnny heads to the kitchen and asks which one of the guys wants to take Bonnie home for a couple of days, everything on the table keeps changing depending on the camera angles.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: After the guys played cards, Johnny's low so he gets to do the dishes, and when Johnny proposes dealing another hand to see who gets the dog, cards appear/change on the table between shots.

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Mascot - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Early and Dixie are in the treatment room with Jenny, after Early asks Jenny if she can move her legs, the moving shadow of the boom and mic are visible on the wall behind Dixie.

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Trainee - S2-E8

Roy: I think you're on some sort of an ego trip, Ed. And in my book that makes you a very dangerous character.
Ed: [Laughs.] Ego trip, huh? Well, I didn't realize that psychiatry was part of the paramedic's training.
Roy: Oh that's good, Ed, you be funny. But that isn't gonna change anything. You wanna know what I figure? Well, I figure when you were working in Vietnam, it was rough. So rough you started playing over your head. And you were making it, you were doing real good. Considering it was a combat situation. And pretty soon you started getting all blown up about how Ed Marlowe is just as good as the real doctors. And you've been living on that ever since. And the trouble is, Ed, you are good. Except for two little problems. You can't quit competing with real doctors. And you can't face being wrong. You see, those people we treat out there, I mean the people we work for, the people who pay for this whole operation, they're real people, Ed, with real problems. And they have a right to expect more than just being used by you for some sort of trip. [Completely exasperated.] I guess what I'm trying to say to you, Ed, is that in my book you're just plain unprofessional.
[Ed walks out.]
John: Do you think it did any good?
Roy: Do you?

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The Game - S6-E1

Trivia: It's in this episode that the Heimlich Maneuver is used for the first time by the paramedics. At the USC game, when a guy is choking on a hot dog, John and Roy are called, and John uses the Heimlich. Up until season 6 we've seen the guys use other methods, such as the ChokeSaver which look like huge white tweezers, to remove obstructions in an airway, as seen in 4x9, "Foreign Trade."

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Show generally

Question: Why is the driveway in front of the station always wet? Day or night, whenever they pull in or out it looks like it was just hosed down.

Answer: It is standard practice to wet down driveways so that they stand out in a long shot.

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