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Season 3

22 Sep. 1973
Frequency
John's policeman friend is injured and later dies from a car accident; the delay in treatment due to another Squad tying up the bio phone frequency with a heart case leads Roy to speculate if the delay may make a difference later. The doctors treat a child who turns out to be drunk. Thanks to Dr. Brackett and Dixie, Johnny and Roy assist in treating opposing members of a bike gang after a bloody rumble, and it spills over into the ER. When Johnny's policeman friend is injured in a car crash, the paramedics can't reach the hospital because another squad is using the ...
 
29 Sep. 1973
The Old Engine
Station 51 gets their new fire engine, which gets put to use during a junkyard fire, while there Roy and John buy an older engine they found there. The paramedics try to help a woman strung out on LSD and have to chase her down to the top of a building when she flees. The base station at Rampart is upgraded with a new transmitter and radio to better manage the Squad traffic. Dr. Brackett, along with Dixie, both treat a gunshot victim, who later undergoes surgery, and wants to walk out immediately afterwards, meanwhile the paramedics treat a politician suffering from a...
 
6 Oct. 1973
Alley Cat
John discovers he's going to be a father... to kittens... when a pregnant stray cat appears on his bed, and Boot the Dog is not happy about the cat being there. The paramedics rescue a family involved in a plane crash; the father dies, the mother and young daughter are injured, and a grizzled junk dealer who got his foot stuck in a bear trap. A stage actress is suffering from tachycardia after getting a bad review of her performance, where Dr. Brackett takes care of her, while Dixie talks to the husband. The firemen assist a child sickened by a gas leak at a school ...
 
13 Oct. 1973
An English Visitor
A paramedic from England rides with Roy & John to observe the paramedic program at work, and is present during a fire caused by a molotov cocktail thrown at a policeman, helping a wild-west performer with an injured finger, a traffic accident involving a car loaded with marijuana, and a man trapped in a construction site; during the rescue John nearly falls off a scaffold and the visitor saves his life. A rock singer, who is brought into the ER in a diabetic coma complicated by pneumonia, and her manager is more concerned with the money lost than her well being, ...
 
20 Oct. 1973
Heavyweight
Johnny injures his shoulder during a rescue of a pregnant woman in labor, when her baby is born with a cleft palate, she is determined to give him up for adoption (feeling the deformity is due to her defying her parents by getting married), until Dixie and Dr. Brackett speak with her. Dixie, then locates the woman's parents, who also had family. Dr. Morton reads Johnny the riot act about his physical condition, which starts the paramedic on a fitness regimen. Dr. Early treats the son of a drug-addicted mother who suffered an electric shock putting a screwdriver into a...
 
27 Oct. 1973
Snakebite
Returning from a fishing trip, Roy, John, and Chet help the victims of a car accident. On duty, after rescuing some joyriders whose car went over a cliff, John is bitten by a rattlesnake.
 
3 Nov. 1973
Promotion
Roy passes the Engineer's exam, but accepting the promotion means leaving the paramedics--and John--and talks over his decision with Drs. Brackett and Early. The firemen handle a fog-caused multi-vehicle accident on the San Diego Freeway, resulting in numerous deaths and injuries, including one man with a heart murmur which Dixie and Dr. Early help in treating. The paramedics attempt to assist an attempted suicide (by taking six aspirins) but are sent to a vacant lot instead; when they find the right location they end up in the middle of a domestic dispute. John and a...
 
10 Nov. 1973
Insomnia
John is suffering from insomnia due to the lack of night runs, but during their day runs the firemen respond to an accident aboard a boat where a butane tank exploded en route to the marina. Dixie, Drs. Brackett & Early treat a boy who suffered a skull fracture when his father swerved to avoid a dog in the road, then a home-grown marijuana smoker who is dying from an unknown ailment until his friend reveals his plants was grown with parathion). Later the firemen rescue a worker pinned under a semi truck at the loading dock and a man and boy who fell into a gravel pit.
 
17 Nov. 1973
Inheritance Tax
A child is trapped in a car under downed power lines. A stockbroker with heart problems is reluctant to be treated. An elderly woman that Roy and John treated the previous year dies and remembers them in her will. Dr. Early administers first aid to two young boys. A teenager loses a hamburger eating contest. The paramedics treat a burn victim at an explosive structure fire.
 
24 Nov. 1973
Zero
John & Roy are guests on a local talk show about their job, but John suffers from stage fright and Roy has to "fill in the blanks". The paramedics check on a woman who screams for therapeutic reasons at a construction site, then rescues a boy who attempts suicide by jumping off a ledge. After being brought in, Drs. Brackett and Early suspect his mother has been abusing him, while Dixie offers the boy milk, and protecting him, at the same time. Back in the field, the paramedics assist a teenager whose hand was stuck in a doughnut machine, and rescue a boy trapped in a ...
 
1 Dec. 1973
The Promise
The paramedics find a mechanic in a catatonic state injured in a vehicle fire at a garage, and the Rampart doctors are unable to determine the cause of his condition. While Dixie reaches a college graduate from San Francisco, Roy & John lecture a frequent caller on the dangers of constantly calling them because she's lonely, then respond to a woman who mixed ammonia with bleach and inhaled poisonous chloramine vapor. Paula Slayton returns to give John a Yorkie pup, keeping a promise made to him for caring for her dog while she was hospitalized; Boot and the pup engage...
 
8 Dec. 1973
Body Language
John's current girlfriend misinterprets a discussion for a wedding proposal. The firemen assist a pilot of a crop-duster spraying parathion that crashed and punctured his lung, and poisons a bystander with the pesticide. An injured boy using a walker wants to use crutches instead, Dixie provides him with crutches. A man gets treated for an ear infection caused by mothballs, and Drs. Brackett, Early, and Morton unanimously agree the man doesn't need a hospital stay. The paramedics treat a couple who OD'd on daffodil bulbs mixed with alcohol, a weekend cowboy who fell ...
 
15 Dec. 1973
Understanding
John gives Chet his guitar. At an explosive structure fire, a girl's horse is trapped in a burning barn. Dr. Brackett and Nurse McCall lecture a man who keeps forgetting his insulin shots. A girl calls the hospital, threatening suicide; firemen stand by while hospital workers attempt to trace the call. A hostage in a bank robbery has heart problems; the paramedics must treat him at gunpoint.
 
22 Dec. 1973
Computer Error
John gets a credit card bill for $842 (should have been $8.42) after taking a girl on a date, and the station (and Dixie) hear all about it. The firemen rescue a young couple from a traffic accident; the boy has a spinal cord injury and the girl may be pregnant and Dr. Early is reluctant to take x-rays until her condition is determined. Later the paramedics help a woman that fell into an old well, a magician trapped in a safe, and a man trapped in an junkyard fire that turns explosive when stored ammunition starts going off.
 
12 Jan. 1974
Messin' Around
Chet (aka "The Phantom Bomber") nails Johnny with a number of practical jokes, for which Johnny later gets his revenge. A child is stuck in a tree house (with the tree burning underneath) and is rescued by Johnny; the girl's widowed mother takes an interest in him, all the while, Dixie takes care of her, who also has slight burns. An elderly man and frequent visitor to Rampart, "Old Bill," visits the girl. Dixie, Drs. Brackett and Early think "Old Bill" is a hypochondriac until Roy and John find him unconscious in his home with septic shock. Johnny and Roy help a ...
 
19 Jan. 1974
Fools
Dissatisfied with a young intern's arrogant attitude towards paramedics and accident victims, Dr. Brackett orders him to ride with Squad 51 for a day.
 
26 Jan. 1974
How Green Was My Thumb?
Roy and John save a man who had his partial dental plate stuck in his trachea and stopped his breathing, this leads Dixie, Drs. Early and Morton, to discover the problem. Roy takes care of a young woman's plants while she is hospitalized while John tries to woo a young nurse. A young girl who had a fall injury (Kim Richards) suffers a dog bite, and when her religious parents prevent Dr. Brackett from treating it, Dixie calls in the hospital chaplain. The station rescue two men (one trapped in a vat of wine) in a winery fire, The station responds to a fire in a winery,...
 
2 Feb. 1974
The Hard Hours
Doctor becomes patient as Dr. Early is diagnosed with a heart condition and undergoes a bypass, after fixing Station 51's truck. A professional football player is hit hard by his son and suffers a broken ankle, much to his embarrassment. The firemen rescue a boy trapped in his homemade rocket, a woman whose toe is stuck in a bathtub faucet, and worker electrocuted when the basket he's working in slips onto live wires. Nick Nolte guest stars as one of the heart surgeons.
 
9 Feb. 1974
Floor Brigade
John and Roy think about going into the floor cleaning business on the side. A hermit is trapped in his cave home. Dr. Morton treats a famous singer. John is injured on a high rescue, and the station battles a chemical warehouse fire.
 
16 Feb. 1974
Propinquity
Roy's house is being fumigated and John offers to host his partner, a decision both soon regret. John also calls Dixie at the hospital, for a calibrator, which looks good. The paramedics rescue a woman trapped inside a burning car; later the ambulance transporting the woman and Roy is involved in a traffic accident caused by a drunk driver, and John doubles back to assist. Dixie, Drs. Early and Morton treat Roy and John with their separate bodily abrasions. A poker player suffering a heart attack refuses to be transported until John plays out his hand, and the firemen...
 
23 Feb. 1974
Inferno
John and Roy are disappointed when they are the only squad not called to a major brushfire. Dixie gets her hand caught in a vending machine. A lawyer collapses in the courtroom with an apparent heart attack. Roy and John finally make it to the brushfire and become trapped while rescuing another firefighter.
 
23 Mar. 1974
Inventions
The firemen enter a contest to invent new firefighting tools. The paramedics handle victims of possible radiation poisoning. A comatose man is suffering from a mysterious ailment. John gives Dr. Early the booze to give to Dixie. A woman's overweight son is wedged in her living room ceiling. The firemen respond to a leak at a chemical plant.
 

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