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Season 5

13 Sep. 1975
The Stewardess
John falls for a stewardess and shows his stuff when a passenger has a heart attack; later, he tries to date her. The firefighters respond to a motorcycle accident and a chemical fire.
 
20 Sep. 1975
The Old Engine Cram
During a drill using sulfur trioxide, a fireman is injured and Roy is exposed to the toxic fumes. Dixie shows an ad to John and Roy about someone wanting to buy an old fire engine just like theirs, later they help a man who injures his back doing stunts on his motorcycle. Dr. Morton treats a boy with a sore throat while his mother begs for an antibiotic--turns out the boy has something even more serious than either thought. The firemen help a man who has a heart attack at the station, and the Coast Guard (CG 1442) medivac's the paramedics to rescue a man who fell off ...
 
27 Sep. 1975
Election
Roy and John become candidates to represent Station 51 on the welfare committee. The firemen save first a man who got his arm stuck in a drainpipe, then his brother swallows a pull tab and aspirates. A woman seems more concerned with making a plane flight than her son, admitted with Reye's Syndrome, where Dixie and Dr. Morton encourages Dr. Brackett to ask the parents in making that decision for their son. A sculptress calls the Squad to get her model out of a plaster cast, then the firemen save a construction worker trapped on a crane.
 
4 Oct. 1975
Equipment
John overtimes at Station 8 where an unavailable squad costs a heart attack victim his life. A boy falls from a tree. Chet is injured by an explosion. Doctors treat a tree surgeon. Roy is injured in a fireworks warehouse fire.
 
11 Oct. 1975
The Inspection
Capt. Stanley makes the station aware of an impending inspection by the Battalion Chief and the County Supervisor. A heart transplant patient is having pains and his wife thinks her husband no longer loves her. A parachutist gets stuck on a electric tower during a stunt being filmed by a radio disc jockey, Dr. Brackett treats a veterinarian bitten by a boxer, while the firemen, in the field, help a traffic accident victim that goes into shock due to internal bleeding caused by a broken hip and pelvis, before being helped by Dixie, Drs. Brackett and Early, in the ...
 
18 Oct. 1975
The Indirect Method
Roy and John have a new, hard-nosed, female paramedic trainee, she rides with them to help a man whose wife is holed up in a house scheduled for demolition due to freeway construction, a man who tries to commit suicide by gas, then changes his mind and suffers a head injury, another man suffering a heart attack that they try (and fail) to revive; and the trainee expressed her inability to function to Dixie, but she redeems herself after Roy is electrocuted trying to save an invalid at a structure fire and she is the only one to assist with reviving him.
 
25 Oct. 1975
Pressure 165
The paramedics are medi-vac'd to Catalina Island via Coast Guard helicopter to assist in a diving accident, where the patient is treated in a hyperbaric chamber, and coordinates with Dr. Early at Rampart, when the diver suffers a heart attack. After Chet gives John a hard time about his cooking skills, the Squad investigates a kitchen fire at a famous chef's home. A youth suffers a serious gunshot wound that may leave him paralyzed, who gets very hostile with Drs. Brackett and Early, that may end his days as a dancer. The firemen assist with victims of a structure ...
 
1 Nov. 1975
The Lighter-Than-Air Man
En route to a rescue, Roy and John supposedly sideswipe an elderly crossing guard. A couple en route to a wedding hits a fire hydrant. A camper on fire drives up to the station house. A truck carrying insecticide overturns.
 
8 Nov. 1975
One of Those Days
It really is "one of those days" when Roy & John walk into a family brawl when the mother-in-law feigns a sick stomach to stay at her son's home, then assist a drunk in a hotel with a broken elevator. A young boy suffers a seizure in the ER; as Dixie and Dr. Early suspects meningitis, Dr. Brackett asks the mother about the boy's medical history, but she's more interested in petition drives than her son. The firemen reach a two-car accident but the victims disappeared, Roy & John treat a man who fell in the bathtub, but they find something more serious, and rescue a ...
 
15 Nov. 1975
Simple Adjustment
Swamped with paperwork, the paramedics are continually distracted by emergencies: a girl trapped in an overturned car, a beautician who has taken too many diet pills, an elderly man, and workers stuck on a blazing ship.
 
29 Nov. 1975
Tee Vee
When the station tries to watch a film on the firemen, John and Roy blow up the TV, Dixie states to John and Roy, she fixes their station's TV. The firemen rescue a man from a burning manhole, Dr. Brackett gets an aquarium he didn't order, later he has a toxic reaction to a catfish bite. Dr. Morton treats a man with a bleeding peptic ulcer. The paramedics later help a man who glued his eyes shut and rescue a man trapped in his home from a mudslide caused by a gas explosion.
 
6 Dec. 1975
On Camera
A camera crew follows Squad 51 while a teenager is bitten by a snake, a would-be stuntman dangles from an I-beam, a boy falls off a cliff and a man is trapped under a burning fuel truck.
 
13 Dec. 1975
Communications
A young worker gets his arm caught in a record machine; Dr. Brackett and Dixie go on-site to aid the boy. A communication snafu between Squad 51 and Rampart revealed issues with transmissions between two squads and a discrepancy in how a patient was treated. Dixie and Dr. Morton treats a young violinist, who injured his arm and has a fear of needles. Two underage boys get a car trapped on the roof of a house. A woman attempts suicide by OD'g on sleeping pills but refuses aid until she passes out. Chet sets a pair of skis on fire - literally. A man is trapped ...
 
20 Dec. 1975
To Buy or Not to Buy
Roy thinks about buying a house, but delays too long. Dixie has been very hasty about it, where one of her nursing staff purchased Roy's house. Responding to a structure fire, the firemen find two children trapped on the second floor, one of whom is in a diabetic coma; Roy is injured during the rescue. Two female student drivers are involved in a minor collision, one is more concerned with Roy cutting her cashmere sweater than her health. Another traffic accident results in two injuries and a missing dog. A teenage epileptic is stranded on a concrete beam under a ...
 
27 Dec. 1975
Emergency! the Wedsworth-Townsend Act: Part 1
Part One of a flashback episode: Roy convinces John to join the paramedic program. They must deal with the opposition from both medical and civil authorities, including one of their staunchest opponents: Dr. Brackett. Eventually seeing the advantages of the program, his testimony proves the key to getting paramedic legislation passed. The paramedics assist the victims of a car accident (including Dixie, who is injured at the scene) and rescue workers from a tunnel cave-in.
 
3 Jan. 1976
Emergency! the Wedsworth-Townsend Act: Part 2
Part Two of a flashback episode: Roy convinces John to join the paramedic program. They must deal with the opposition from both medical and civil authorities, including one of their staunchest opponents: Dr. Brackett. Eventually seeing the advantages of the program, his testimony proves the key to getting paramedic legislation passed. The paramedics assist the victims of a car accident (including Dixie, who is injured at the scene) and rescue workers from a tunnel cave-in.
 
10 Jan. 1976
Right at Home
Dr. Brackett rides along with Copter 10, where he, along with the paramedics, to rescue a boy and his father from their overturned camper--Dixie encourages Roy to take the boy in as a foster parent, since the boy's mother is out of state, and causes trouble both at home and at the station. Another young boy is brought into the ER and is diagnosed with spinal meningitis, Dr. Early talks to the mother if surgery is needed. The firemen rescue a man from a structure fire with bad burns on both legs.
 
17 Jan. 1976
The Girl on the Balance Beam
A young girl is in a rush to go to the Olympics. The firemen rescue an actress trapped on a high wire at a studio, extricate a drunk driver from his car, and battle a train fire with ammonium nitrate on board.
 
24 Jan. 1976
Involvement
Dixie's predecessor, old friend and a former Rampart head nurse tries to commit suicide by OD'g on antidepressants and caught her house on fire, where she befriends a paraplegic child who almost drowned in a swimming pool. The paramedics help a woman who fainted after wrapping her body in plastic to treat her cellulite, a family suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning from a new furnace installation, and a man pinned under a truck loaded with leaking liquid hydrogen.
 
31 Jan. 1976
Above and Beyond... Nearly
Roy and John receive commendations for bravery, but they can't remember the incident. A 94-year old man breaks his ankle while dancing. Dr. Brackett treats a man who passed out in a dentist's chair. An injured mountaineer is stranded on a cliff.
 
7 Feb. 1976
Grateful
John and Roy rescue a couple from under a car; they then proceed to hang around Station 51. An elderly man performs CPR on his friend, before being done by Dixie and Dr. Early, but causes more harm than good. The paramedics assist a boy struck in the eye by a BB gun, then rescue victims of a boat fire after returning from a false alarm with Copter 10.
 
21 Feb. 1976
The Great Crash Diet
Roy and John rescue a man stuck in a fish tank at an aquarium. Dr. Morton conducts an experiment on firefighter nutrition, but it turns into an obsession with Chet. A teenager celebrated his birthday by eating two loaves of raw dough and suffers a painful stomach ache. John reveals to Dixie a picture of a baby, weighing 8 ounces. The station responds to a woman having chest pains when her pregnant daughter suddenly goes into labor. The station responds to a traffic accident, during which Capt. Stanley is severely injured when he gets an electric shock from a fallen ...
 
28 Feb. 1976
The Tycoons
John gets everyone but Roy excited about buying into a nearby hot dog stand. By the time Roy gets interested, the stand burns down. A man is injured in an accident with a power lawn mower.
 
6 Mar. 1976
The Nuisance
Johnny is the victim of a hit and run driver, while in the hospital, he flirts with his physical therapist, whom Dixie hires, when Johnny really has a nurse, who is "out to get him". The station gets a replacement who is difficult to work with. Dr. Early says to Roy, his partner is a good paramedic at Station 51, who also needs to be a good patient at Rampart.
 

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