Emergency!

Emergency! (1972)

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Computer Error - S3-E14

Visible crew/equipment: When Station 51 arrives at the salvage yard's fire, Johnny gets out of the squad, and when he puts on his turnout coat as the camera zooms out, a dark haired crew member wearing a short sleeve white shirt is visible at the lower right corner of the screen.

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Computer Error - S3-E14

Other mistake: When Station 51 is dispatched to the woman who fell through the ground into the abandoned well in her backyard, en route there's a moving bird's-eye view as the filming chopper follows 51's vehicles making a right turn. On the ground below, there are two people standing beside a blue station wagon, and one points up to the filming chopper flying overhead.

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Computer Error - S3-E14

Revealing mistake: When Station 51 is dispatched to 'fire in the salvage yard', in the exterior shot as the squad and engine roll out of the bay, we can see the real Station 127's vehicle is still parked inside the apparatus bay, near the rear bay door.

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Computer Error - S3-E14

Other mistake: While John is searching through the papers for the receipt, when Roy takes the milk carton out of the fridge he pours some into a glass and some ends up spilling onto the floor, we can see there's black tape on the milk carton covering the brand name.

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Computer Error - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Early and Marcia's father stand outside her semi-private room, number 104, we see treatment 4 is right beside it. There are two problems with this bizarre situation. First, when Dixie gave Early the lab results about Marcia's possible pregnancy earlier, treatment 2 is right beside treatment 4, not the semi-private room 104. Second problem is that when Early and the parents walk into Marcia's room, in the interior shots we can see that there's a perpendicular wall right beside the doorway to its left, where the hallway ends. (00:19:20 - 00:31:30)

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Computer Error - S3-E14

Other mistake: At the end of the episode, when Roy, Johnny, and Chet are at their lockers, Roy comments that Gloria won't make the same mistake twice about the $8.42, and Chet laughs, but the subtitles read, "Marco laughing", even though Marco is not in the scene.

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Computer Error - S3-E14

Revealing mistake: When the guys are in the backyard with the woman who fell through the ground into an old abandoned well, in the overhead shot we can see the cuts that created the cutout hole on the flat surface around her, and that it's not really dirt or sand that she's slipping through.

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Computer Error - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: When Brackett's examining the teenager (Donny Most) with paralysis Morton's standing beside him, but in the next shot as Dixie takes the teen's BP, we see Morton standing behind the teen with the student nurse, then Morton's back beside Brackett.

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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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Computer Error - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: When Squad 51 is dispatched to a "man locked in a safe", at 1817 South Maplemoor, after the escape artist lets himself out of the safe, when Roy and Johnny head back to the squad the house address reads 4017.

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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 Promise - S3-E11

Trivia: During Richard's rescue from the ledge at Rampart, the snorkel that Roy and Brackett climb onto is Truck 127, from Station 127 aka Station 51. Truck 127 is used in many episodes requiring a snorkel, including 1x6, "Dealer's Wild" and 3x16, "Fools." There's a particularly nice shot at the end of this episode, when Engine 51 and Squad 51 are parked parallel to each other, and when Johnny responds to dispatch that Squad 51 is available, Truck 127 drives away between 51's vehicles. Nice touch.

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The Mouse - S4-E20

Question: The old man that comes in with his wife that can't breathe, the one that the head nurse tries to counsel and tempts him with a cup of coffee. I believe he is Alfred Hitchcock, though his name is not listed anywhere. Alfred Hitchcock is known for his cameo appearances in his own shows and in other shows. Can someone confirm that this is him? This is driving me nuts... It is toward the end of the episode, but I cannot give you times.

Correct, it was J. Pat O'Malley...he also played the grandfather with his grandson when their rocket exploded, and also played "Old Bill" in the episode with Ann Prentiss, where Gage saves the little girl from the burning tree house, and her mother falls in love with him.

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