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"Emergency!" Emergency! (1972)

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Original Air Date:
15 January 1972 (Season 1, Episode 0)
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Plot:
The new LACFD paramedics struggle to prove themselves to a doubtful Dr. Brackett as a pending state bill authorizing their field duties comes to a vote. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Robert Fuller ... Dr. Kelly Brackett

Julie London ... Dixie McCall, R.N.

Bobby Troup ... Dr. Joe Early

Randolph Mantooth ... Paramedic John Gage

Kevin Tighe ... Paramedic Roy DeSoto

Martin Milner ... Officer Pete Malloy

Kent McCord ... Officer Jim Reed

Jack Kruschen ... State Assemblyman Michael Wolski
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Art Balinger ... Battalion Chief Conrad
Lew Brown ... Man with Ulcer

Colby Chester ... Fireman Tony Freeman
Tim Donnelly ... Fireman Chet Kelly

Virginia Gregg ... Wilma Jacobs, R.N.

Ann Morgan Guilbert ... Woman In Trouble
Ron Pinkard ... Tom Gray, M.D.
Don Ross ... Man at Boatyard
Mike Stoker ... Fireman Mike Stoker
Herb Vigran ... Committee Chairman
Kathryn Kelly Wiget ... Joanne DeSoto

Linda Kelsey ... Victim (uncredited)
Marco López ... Fireman Marco Lopez (uncredited)
Kathleen O'Malley ... Woman at Cave-In (uncredited)

Brad Savage ... Boy (uncredited)
Len Wayland ... Police Sergeant at Rampart (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Jack Webb 
 
Writing credits
Harold Jack Bloom  creator &
Robert A. Cinader  creator (as R.A. Cinader) &
Robert A. Cinader  written by (as R.A. Cinader)

Harold Jack Bloom (created by) &
Robert A. Cinader (created by) (as R.A. Cinader)

Harold Jack Bloom  written by
Robert A. Cinader  written by

Produced by
Robert A. Cinader .... producer (as R.A. Cinader)
Edwin Self .... producer
William Stark .... associate producer (as Wm. Stark)
Jack Webb .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Nelson Riddle 
 
Cinematography by
Jack A. Marta (director of photography) (as Jack Marta)
Bud Thackery (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Warren Adams  (as Warren H. Adams)
 
Casting by
Joe Reich 
 
Art Direction by
John J. Lloyd 
 
Set Decoration by
Mickey S. Michaels 
 
Production Management
Joseph E. Kenney .... unit manager (as Joseph E. Kenny)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Phil Bowles .... assistant director
Joseph E. Kenney .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Robert R. Bertrand .... sound (as Robert Bertrand)
 
Special Effects by
Wayne Beauchamp .... special effects
 
Editorial Department
Richard Belding .... editorial supervisor
 
Music Department
Hal Mooney .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Dana Winseman .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Runtime:
96 min | 60 min
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Certification:
Australia:PG (video rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Martin Milner (Officer Pete Malloy) and Kent McCord (Officer Jim Reed), from another Jack Webb series, "Adam-12", occasionally showed up in cameos at Rampart Hospital. After appearing in the "Emergency" series premiere, they later appeared in another first-season "Emergency" episode. However, this second appearance is in an installment of their own TV show "Adam-12", which the Station 51 crew watch on the firehouse TV. After being established as "real" people, no explanation is given for their subsequent appearance in a dramatic TV show.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Gage and DeSoto are aiding in the rescue of the miner trapped under the tractor and the tunnel wall collapses, several rocks can be seen floating on the water, obviously made of foam or some similar material.See more »
Quotes:
[Brackett is addressing a legislative committee to promote support of the bill to allow paramedics to operate]
Dr. Kelly Brackett M.D.:Gentleman, you are all in danger. If an earthquake or a bomb should hit this room right now, I might be the only doctor available to all of you. Oh sure, independently owned ambulances with attendants would be here in a few minutes, and rescue units from the fire department...
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Hometown Glory (2010)See more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Never a moments rest for Squad 51!, 10 December 1999
Author: yenlo from Auburn, Me

Along the same lines as the Dragnet and Adam 12 format this 70's action series dealt with the adventures of a Los Angeles Fire Department/Paramedic crew. Each week they were fighting fires, rescuing various boneheads who had gotten themselves entrapped in everything from wells to car wrecks etc. I often wondered if any real life paramedic/firefighter had this much action each and everyday they would probably just throw up their hands and say "I never get a moments rest in this job" The show now starting to show a little datedness the episodes are never dull.

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