Emergency!

Emergency! (1972)

13 mistakes in The Inspection

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The Inspection - S5-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Station 51 is dispatched to the injured sky diver, we can see the area around the electrical tower when they arrive, particularly where Roy and Johnny start climbing up. When Johnny rappels down with Lucky, in the wide shot, just as they reach the ground the crew's ladder can be seen at the right side of the screen, in the same area where Johnny and Roy started their climb.

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The Inspection - S5-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When the dispatcher drops tones for the trapped victim of a traffic accident, just after we hear Captain Stanley say, "KMG365," we can see movement between the front passenger and driver seats of Engine 51, precisely where the camera is. Captain Stanley is still at the radio base station and Mike hasn't opened the door yet.

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The Inspection - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: When Johnny and Roy are with the heart transplant patient who is having chest pains, after they contact Rampart, in the wide shots Johnny has the stethoscope around his neck, but in his closeups the stethoscope is gone.

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The Inspection - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: Just before the opening credits both Engine 51 and Squad 51 are inside the station. The alarm goes off and when Squad 51 leaves the station Engine 51 has vanished.

The Inspection - S5-E5

Other mistake: When Squad 51 is dispatched to an 'unknown type rescue', as the squad rolls out we can see the Crown engine from the show's first two seasons parked in the apparatus bay, instead of 51's current Ward LaFrance.

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The Inspection - S5-E5

Revealing mistake: When Station 51 responds to the traffic accident, after Captain Stanley hands Johnny the Ajax tool, in the closeup it's obvious that the hands are not really Johnny's. Then there's another shot of the real Johnny, but once he removes his goggles, interestingly it's the stunt double who's in the following shots by the car, even when Johnny cuts himself, it's the stunt double.

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The Inspection - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: After Station 51 is dispatched to 'traffic accident, victim trapped', when they get the anti-shock suit on the boy Roy's watch reads 5:25. Then at the hospital, when Johnny asks Roy about the time, Roy looks at his watch and says "About 5:00."

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The Inspection - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: When Johnny walks into the office to drop off the trash bin, he sees the Chief's clock on the wall and it reads 2:09, but when Johnny brings the clock to Captain Stanley and he gives it to Chet to hide, the clock's hands read 6:44. And when they're all dispatched, the timeout is 14:15.

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The Inspection - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: At the scene of the vehicle accident, when the boy is removed from the overturned car, he has a bruise near his chin that reaches below his mouth area. When he's in the ER, that bruise is now twice the size and reaches his cheek area.

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The Inspection - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: When Roy and Johnny climb the electrical tower to rescue the sky diver, in the closeups Johnny hangs onto the diagonal cross beam when he reaches out to Lucky, but in the wide shot the stunt double hangs onto the tower's main vertical frame when he reaches out to Lucky.

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Breakdown - S6-E15

Charlie: I think you guys are playing games with me, and I don't like it.
Roy: Now, wait a minute. We're not playing games. We don't play games with the equipment...
Captain Stanley: Wait, hold on. C'mon everybody, look we're all on the same side here, aren't we?
Charlie: I wonder.
Captain Stanley: Charlie, why can't we put the squad in the shop and have us a reserve vehicle here?
Charlie: No, no, Hank. Not until I'm 100% sure that I can't fix it. If there's anything wrong with it. This coffee stinks. [Leaves the room.]
Captain Stanley: You guys playing some kind of joke on him?
John: We didn't make the coffee!
Captain Stanley: Not the coffee, you twit, the squad.
Roy: Cap, there's something wrong with that squad out there.
Captain Stanley: [sigh.] All right, if you say so... I made the coffee.

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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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