Emergency! (1972)

4 mistakes in Prestidigitation

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Prestidigitation - S4-E18

Other mistake: During the surgery on Brackett's father, after the closeup of the anesthesiologist there is a closeup of the Bird's Mark 4 unit, then a closeup of the bellows housing showing inflation and deflation, but on the bellows unit it reads "Animal Anesthesia Ventilator" made by Bird.

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Prestidigitation - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: When Chet and Marco are hosing the gas meter fire, they are both wearing gloves while handling the hoses. However, after Roy helps Chet up from his stumble, there is a closeup of the hoses and it's a bare hand handling the hose.

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Prestidigitation - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: Just after Brackett tells Early that the patient he was talking to is his father, it cuts to a shot of Squad 51 pulling up the driveway, and the Engine 51 we see parked in the apparatus bay is not the current Ward LaFrance pumper, it's the original Crown engine from seasons 1 and 2.

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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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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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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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