After Roy DeSoto encouraged Johnny Gage to join the paramedic program, their first mission was to face their staunchest opponent, Chief of Emergency Services, Dr. Kelly Brackett, to support paramedic legislation that means getting help to where it is needed most. While running a call with Gage and DeSoto, their mentor, Head Nurse Dixie McCall, is injured and knocked unconscious. Written by
Gary Richard Collins II (email@example.com)
Did You Know?
Roy DeSoto had a wife named JoAnn that was often mentioned but rarely seen. However, she is seen during a party scene in this pilot. See more
At the very beginning of the episode, a crew member can be seen at the right of the screen. He is standing near the right side of the rescue squad's hood by the wall. See more
Dr. Joe Early
[Talking to Brackett after Gage and DeSoto were forced to treat victims on their own, after Dixie was injured
That woman with the busted fibula, she's coming out of shock now. She might have stayed there if it hadn't been for those two ninety-day Kildares. I looked over Ferguson's shoulder in the cast-room, the immobilization of that guy with the broken legs. Pete could have phoned it in. No distal blood problems, a piece of cake. And then there was Dixie. I don't know, Kell... Dixie might be ...