Emergency!

The Nuisance - S5-E24

Other mistake: When the ambulance arrives and they're loading Johnny onto the ambulance, Captain Stanley says, "Okay, Chet, take the squad..." but the subtitles get both characters wrong, it reads that a "Paramedic" says, "Okay, Chip, take the squad..." There is no Chip.

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Equipment - S5-E4

Deliberate mistake: After Johnny's and Captain Stone's efforts, when the construction site's cardiac arrest is wheeled into Rampart, the problem is twofold; First, we hear Roy's voice saying, "Full arrest, number four," even though Roy is not actually on this run (that line is from S4xE21 "Back-Up", when they wheel the cardiac arrest into treatment 1, after defibbing him atop Engine 51). And second, the attendant pulling the stretcher changes, and the EKG monitor lying on the patient is the old blue Datascope 850 from earlier seasons (this shot is from S4xE7 "Daisy's Pick", the hypothermic victim - note his wrapped foot!), whereas at the construction site and when he's wheeled into the treatment room, the EKG monitor is the newer white Datascope M/D2.

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The Nuisance - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: At the nurses' station, after Roy tells Brice that Brightweiser will be okay the two of them walk to receiving carrying their gear, with Roy holding the Biophone and defibrillator, but as they head through the doors both the Biophone and defibrillator have each turned around in Roy's hands, and now face the opposite way.

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Equipment - S5-E4

Other mistake: At the construction site, after Johnny administers the epinephrine to the cardiac arrest, 39's paramedic resumes CPR, and when they're lifting the patient onto the stretcher Johnny says, "Stop CPR," but the subtitles read, "Start CPR," which makes no sense since they've been doing CPR all along.

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The Tycoons - S5-E23

Visible crew/equipment: After inspecting Davey's Dogs, when John and Roy head to the squad discussing how only a total idiot would buy the stand, the reflection of the location's array lighting is visible on the squad's surface, and the reflection of the camera dolly can be seen on the chrome spotlight.

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The Tycoons - S5-E23

Revealing mistake: After Roy and Johnny get to the hospital with the 18 month old baby who stopped breathing, when Johnny is rushing up the hallway giving mouth-to-mouth to the baby, we can see that the happy little baby is wide awake and even smiling.

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The Tycoons - S5-E23

Visible crew/equipment: During the fire at the chemical plant, a couple of shots after we see Captain Stanley walking between Roy and Chet as they're manning two hoses on the roof, we see a shot of Engine 15 as it heads toward the camera and then drives past it, and the reflection of array lighting is visible on the engine's surface.

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The Tycoons - S5-E23

Other mistake: When Johnny and Roy are in the kitchen talking about pooling money for Davey's Dogs, there are three small containers of milk on the table which have tape covering the brand names.

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The Stewardess - S5-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Station 51 is dispatched to the motorcycle accident, just as Engine 51 rolls out of the apparatus bay, the reflections of array lighting and two reflector screens are visible on the side of the engine.

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The Stewardess - S5-E1

Visible crew/equipment: At the scene of the motorcycle accident Johnny contacts Rampart, and when Dixie opens the door to the base station booth and walks in, the outlines of the lavalier mic transmitter and wire are visible on the back of her uniform.

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Right at Home - S5-E17

Visible crew/equipment: After landing at the base camp, when Brackett and the others walk away from Copter 10, we get a bird's-eye view of the base camp, and can see the moving shadow of the filming helicopter at the lower right corner of the screen.

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Tee Vee - S5-E11

Visible crew/equipment: After the two guys fill the fish tank with water, when they walk out of Brackett's office Dixie walks in, and as she comments that the tank is classy, the actor's tape mark is visible at her feet, in front of Brackett's desk.

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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 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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