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Season 4

14 Sep. 1974
The Screenwriter
A screenwriter spends a day observing Squad 51 at work, including a motorcycle accident, a worker suffering from exposure to chemicals, the delivery of a baby, and a structure fire at a toy factory.
 
21 Sep. 1974
I'll Fix It
A man is trapped under their house when it begins collapsing into itself due to the house being built on a natural oil well. Dixie asks John to fix the bike for the fire victim. Chet and John try (and fail) to repair a bike for a fire victim, prior to Dixie's visitation at Station 51. A bookworm teenager who wants to be a doctor is admitted with abdominal pain and speaks to Drs. Brackett and Morton using medical terminology. The firemen rescue a child stuck in a pipe, remove a ring from a young man's finger that belongs to a woman with a jealous husband, later Roy & ...
 
28 Sep. 1974
Gossip
Roy and John have to break into an armored car involved in an accident to rescue a trapped passenger. The victim driving the car that hit it has a skull fracture that needs consent from his wife, whom Dixie discusses to, but it turns out he has two wives. One of the Rampart nurses starts spreading rumors about Dr. Morton's financial situation, and Dixie dresses her down about spreading gossip. A child is brought in with cyanide poisoning from eating peach pits. Roy tries to get John to enter the Fireman's Olympics track events. The firemen rescue an man hanging in ...
 
5 Oct. 1974
Nagging Suspicion
John is trying to get Roy to give up his "system" for picking winning horses out of the newspaper. The firemen rescue a woman who fell into the lion's cage at the zoo and was bitten, help an exotic dancer who became ill from mono at a strip club, whom Dr. Brackett and Dixie takes care of, then, the paramedics assist an adult who fell off a skateboard into a cactus patch on his rump (then John does the exact same thing), and save a wounded policeman from a sniper.
 
12 Oct. 1974
Communication Gaffe
Roy and Joanne appear on a TV quiz show. The firemen then respond to a liquor store shooting involving a policeman; another officer objects to the paramedics (before Dixie) treating the suspect. Dr. Brackett treats an abused child brought into Rampart, later the paramedics assist a man who inhaled too much nitrous oxide, treat a boy in anaphylactic shock from a bee sting, and aid the victims of a collision between a station wagon and a pickup truck carrying kerosene, causing a brush fire.
 
19 Oct. 1974
Surprise
The firemen assist a woman thrown from her motorcycle onto a cactus patch. John & Roy (along with the Rampart doctors) plan a surprise birthday party for Dixie; when she breaks her ankle while shopping the party plans and the ER begin to fall apart. Rescues include two men trapped on the side of a building with a 1/2 ton sign hanging near them, a man trapped in his new sauna after passing out, and the doctors find he's suffering from Addison's Disease, and an old woman whose apartment building explodes during a gas leak--with John inside.
 
2 Nov. 1974
Daisy's Pick Blind Date
Johnny competes for a date with a new nurse. The paramedics rescue an engineer frozen to refrigeration equipment, a man whose hands are glued to his model ship, a comatose child, and an injured man trapped in a theater fire.
 
9 Nov. 1974
Quicker Than the Eye
A pregnant woman is accidentally shot through the abdomen and her husband is incoherent and unable to advise how far along she is, when Dr. Brackett seriously asks him. The firemen decide to get even with Chet for his recent antics. The paramedics assist a construction worker caught under a boat at a filming location, but refuses any IVs or needles, and a man in a motorbike accident can only move his left thumb, and he uses that to help the paramedics find his son, who's in a trailer a half-mile away in a diabetic coma, before Dixie, Dr. Early, Johnny and Roy, all ...
 
16 Nov. 1974
Foreign Trade
John wants to trade his vehicle for Roy's convertible. The paramedics help a fraternity pledge choking on raw liver as a hazing stunt. Dixie declares war on the new hospital administrator for reducing staff due to budget cuts, then is offered a promotion to Nursing Supervisor, who later turns down the job. Dr. Early's young patient cures his hiccups with soda pop. The firemen assist a basketball player when he is stuck in his luxury car, and a hot rod Chevrolet El Camino crashes through a drawbridge gate and teeters on the edge of the structure.
 
23 Nov. 1974
Camera Bug
John takes up photography and constantly pesters Roy for candid shots. The firemen assist a teenager suffering from smoke inhalation during a fire at a school he doesn't attend; he then becomes violent and attacks Dr. Brackett until Dr. Morton and the boy's mother calm him down, a woman bitten by a scorpion, a fellow fireman who mistakes a heart attack for stomach problems brought on by his chili, and a truck driver hauling dynamite is pinned in his vehicle when it catches fire. Dixie and Dr. Brackett assist in the delivery of a baby at a restaurant during their lunch...
 
30 Nov. 1974
The Firehouse Four
The station (sans Roy) enters the fireman's barber shop quartet contest. A man keeps having to be rescued while trying various ways to exercise. A woman overdoses on sleeping pills.
 
7 Dec. 1974
Details
John talks about settling down after another date goes wrong. Station 51 is responding to a traffic accident; en route another accident occurs and Squad 51 has to handle it before responding to the other accident; one dead, two injured, and the injured man asks about his wife, who was badly burned. The woman hit in the first accident takes a shine to John. A man is suffering from watching too many medical TV shows instead of stomach cancer. A belly dancer overdoses on diet pills, then flirts with Dr. Early until Dixie catches her and offers a career change. The ...
 
21 Dec. 1974
Parade
Roy and John finally get their old fire engine restored (from Season 3's "The Old Engine") to ride in the California Firefighters Parade. The paramedics try to stop a man from driving with heart problems and causes an accident which kills him, the woman he hit blames herself for his death. Dixie and Dr. Early assists a man having a seizure resulting from hypertension in the ER, while Roy & John help a man having trouble breathing while on a date; he accidentally drank a Mickey meant for his date, two divorced parents fight over their child's medical condition, this ...
 
28 Dec. 1974
The Bash
A man is trapped on a film set with a bear. When Roy and John rescue him, they are invited to a 'thing' that the man is giving later that week. John talks Roy into getting overdressed for the event. Dr. Brackett treats a man suffering from trichinosis. A bomb blast injures two men. The paramedics resuscitate a musician at the party.
 
4 Jan. 1975
Transition
John's high school classmate is assigned as Squad 51's new trainee, and Dixie escorts John to him. The firemen rescue a man trapped in his kitchen by a hydrogen sulfide explosion. An accident near Rampart brings three victims into the ER; with limited capacity the paramedics jump in to help and the trainee's inexperience shows. A child has an injured nose at an amusement park go-kart track; later at the same park a man having a heart attack is trapped on the Sky Ride, later a man thought to be intoxicated was actually bitten by a cobra; Roy is later sprayed in the ...
 
11 Jan. 1975
Smoke Eater
An "old school" captain replaces a vacationing Capt. Stanley and immediately runs into a conflict with the paramedics, as he does not feel they should be practicing medicine. An elderly man falls asleep smoking and sets his chair on fire. Dr. Early wants an apple out of the vending machine and keeps getting oranges. The paramedics fight to keep alive a heart attack victim. A boy with asthma gets trapped in a storm drain. A biker screams at Dixie to get a bandage for a head injury, and Dr. Brackett knocks him out after getting punched by the biker. The firemen ...
 
18 Jan. 1975
Kidding
Johnny is assigned to conduct a tour of Rampart with several very inquisitive fifth-graders. A Vietnam War veteran thought to be suffering from PTSD is holding his wife at knifepoint; after the paramedics subdue him the ER doctors determine he has a brain tumor. A woman gets stuck in a dog door. A famous novelist attempts suicide because he feels the new generation doesn't know him; he's surprised when John's tour encounters the author. Dixie tells Johnny she used to watch a movie based on one of the books. A cargo plane crashes in a residential area, hitting a school...
 
25 Jan. 1975
Prestidigitation
After the paramedics rescue a magician trapped in his trunk, he gives Roy and John a magic orb. Dr. Brackett's father is treated at the hospital for phlebitis. Later the paramedics assist a man injured when his home fireplace explodes on him, the firemen help when an auto accident causes a power transformer to land in a man's bed, and rescue a woman trapped when her car collides with a fuel truck and sparks a fire.
 
1 Feb. 1975
It's How You Play the Game
John makes a bet with Squad 36 that the loser of their baseball game at the firemen's picnic pays for the entire picnic, which angers the firehouse until Chet becomes their pitcher after their regular pitcher breaks his arm. In rescuing a drunk man from a car accident, the man punches John in the nose; who then threw a witty remark to Dixie, whom herself reveals, she threw one at an unruly man. When two more people come into the ER with the same symptoms, the cause is traced to lead poisoning from moonshine; later the man making the illegal brew sets fire to the place...
 
8 Feb. 1975
The Mouse
The firemen rescue an elderly man from his burning house. Chet is determined to exterminate an uninvited guest in the station. A man is continually going into cardiac arrest and the doctors try to find a reason. An elderly woman is brought in with breathing problems, and Dixie comforts her worried husband. Roy and John help break up a barfight, then join several fire companies in putting out a blaze caused by a jet fighter crashing into an apartment house; John is injured in an explosion and one of the Pasadena firemen goes in to save him.
 
15 Feb. 1975
Back-Up
Two young men dump off a female OD victim at the ER, then run away; further examination showed she was injected with milk. John and Roy gets upset at all the non-emergency calls they get, then see a man faking a back injury for a free ride to the hospital. The paramedics help an ex-Los Angeles Rams player who kicked his TV screen when his old team blew a close game and received an electrical shock. The ER is being visited by administrators, during which time Dixie is swamped with so many issues, including a woman who complains about waiting two hours with a cigarette ...
 
1 Mar. 1975
905-Wild
The staff of the local Los Angeles Country Animal Control department office assist Fire Station 51 and Rampart Hospital on some animal related emergencies.
 

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