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Cook's Tour - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: At the station, when Gage and DeSoto are eating the meal DeSoto prepared, the sealed milk container is suddenly open and then sealed again, between shots. It changes position as well.

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Botulism - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When DeSoto and Gage arrive at Rampart their black helmets are not hanging in Squad 51, when they enter the hospital. A moment later, when they're dispatched, both helmets are hanging in their proper place behind the seat. The distance between the squad and ambulance has also increased.

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The Wedsworth-Townsend Act - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: After Johnny learns of his last rescue's death, when he enters the hallway the treatment room beside the nurses' station is treatment 4, but when Brackett and Early pass the nurses' station to go save a rabbit from a sousaphone, it's treatment 2 that's beside the nurses' station. Then, as soon as Brackett and Early enter their door, in the next shot as Dix speaks to the officer, it's treatment 5 beside the nurses' station.

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Dilemma - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: Responding to the elevator call, in the overhead shot Squad 51 pulls up adjacent to the street awning when Gage and DeSoto get out, but in the next ground shot the squad is 20-25 feet farther down.

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The Wedsworth-Townsend Act - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: While Roy and John are at the boatyard searching for the girl's severed hand, when they walk into the mess of lumber neither of them can be seen in the other one's closeup, even though they both start looking around in the same spot, at precisely the same time.

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Brushfire - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Johnny finds the looter's leather bag with the stolen jewelry, the bag's large front flap goes from being flipped open facing Johnny to the opposite way, between shots.

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Dilemma - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When the guys are dispatched to the cardiac patient stuck in the elevator, Gage leaves the mop and bucket in the middle of the floor in the apparatus bay and rushes to the squad, but when they roll out the bay floor is clear.

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Dealer's Wild - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Roy and Johnny get to the airport and start talking to the boy flying the plane, the clock reads 11:55, but when Frankie puts the oxygen mask on his father it's 12:15, then when Roy reassures the boy about flying straight and level, it's 12:40, and so on, even though it's really supposed to be only a few minutes between these shots.

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The Wedsworth-Townsend Act - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Dixie and Johnny reach the overturned car at the cliff, the bumper on the car goes from shiny to mud encrusted, and the amount of branches, etc that covered the car decreases significantly, by the time the car falls over the cliff.

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Botulism - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Just as Gage and DeSoto walk into Rampart's staff lounge, while discussing practical jokes, DeSoto is holding the handy-talkie in his right hand, but in the next shot the handy-talkie has vanished.

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Dealer's Wild - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Gage plays the new game of poker with Kelly, the entire left side of the table is visible as the two begin. Next shot, DeSoto is suddenly sitting at that end, with an additional cup and saucer, opposite Kelly and Gage.

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Dealer's Wild - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Frankie lands the Cessna, the red seatbelt is in place behind him. When Gage and DeSoto reach the plane that seatbelt has been pulled across the side wall, over the door, with its end pushed between the windshield and ceiling. Done deliberately so Gage can enter that door unhindered.

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Cook's Tour - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Squad 51 arrive at the house with the woman in labor, first there is a wideshot of the home and front yard. In the next close-up, the actual style of the house changes - note the roof and its three dormers, and bushes appear/disappear.

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Nurse's Wild - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Gage rides in the ambulance with the cardiac and gunshot patients, the windows between him and the drivers are opaque glass. In the next exterior shot, as they drive down the street, those interior windows are transparent.

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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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Brushfire - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: After Johnny and Roy bring the injured fireman to the ER, Emma walks up to them in the hallway to ask why they haven't put out the fire yet, and the large handbag hanging from her left arm is suddenly on her right arm when it cuts to the close-up.

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Dilemma - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: At the start, Station 51 and Truck 8 are dispatched to the cardiac patient stuck in the elevator, and we even see Truck 8 roll up in front of the building in the overhead exterior shot, but in the hotel it's 127's guys with 51's.

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Dilemma - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Johnny explains to Roy how he met Cynthia, he says that he "TX'd for Kirk on B shift," and at the end of the episode we see Kirk, who traded shifts with Chet, and Kirk is even played by the same actor who played 110's Kirk, Tom Wheeler's partner in a previous episode Publicity Hound, and also in the next episode, Crash.

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The Wedsworth-Townsend Act - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Brackett and Early walk into the treatment room with the boy whose rabbit is stuck inside a sousaphone, they head into the treatment room opposite the receiving entrance, on the same side as the nurses' station. However, after the rabbit's rescued, when Dixie opens the door so the boy can leave the room we can see it faces the wall and treatment room beside the nurses' station. I would provide treatment room numbers, but the room numbers keep changing in this episode.

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The Wedsworth-Townsend Act - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Station 10 is dispatched to the factory fire, a few shots after the closeup of 105's door that reads "fire dept deluge", there's an overhead long shot of the men using the hoses against the fires in the doorways, and a cameraman wearing blue, holding a handheld camera, is visible sitting at the back of a squad.

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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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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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Surprise - S4-E6

Question: When the guys are hanging off the roof does anyone else see a white wire attached to the sign?

Answer: Yes, there's a thin cable secured to the sign's bottom mounting bracket which leads upward to the crane arm, and can be seen in quite a few shots at various angles. It's reasonable to presume that this cable which is secured to the crane was part of the sign's mounting process to the two wall brackets before the winds caused the accident, the premise of this rescue. For this reason it really can't be noted as "stunt wires being visible" or something like that.

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