A fireman is injured in a practice drill. Roy and John think they have a buyer for the old fire engine. A man suffers a back injury while riding a motorcycle. A mother pressures Dr. Morton to give her son a prescription. A man having a heart attack comes to the station. DeSoto and Gage rescue a man who has fallen off a cliff on Catalina Island.
Roy and John become candidates for a welfare committee. A man gets his arm stuck in an appliance drain while his brother aspirates on a can tab. A delirious child causes problems at the hospital. A sculptress' model is stuck inside a plaster cast. A construction worker is trapped on a crane.
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.
The station becomes aware of the Battalion Chief's impending inspection. A wife is convinced that her husband's heart transplant means he no longer loves her. Paramedics aid a parachutist snagged on a radio tower. Dr. Brackett treats a veterinarian. An accident victim goes into shock.
A hard-nosed female trainee is assigned to Roy and John. Freeway construction threatens an old couple's house. A man tries to commit suicide by gas, then changes his mind. A man suffers a heart attack and the paramedics are unable to revive him. Roy is electrocuted trying to save an invalid at a structure fire.
John gets ribbed about his cooking. The paramedics go to Catalina to help a diver, where John and a doctor treat the patient in a hyperbaric chamber. Roy and John help a famous chef with a kitchen fire. A youth suffers a serious gunshot wound. The firemen deal with a dust explosion at a structure fire.
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.
An elderly woman's stomach problems lead to a family brawl. Roy and John treat a drunk in a hotel with a broken elevator. Doctors treat a boy with meningitis. Paramedics respond to a two-car accident with no victims, treat a man who fell in the bathtub, and rescue a child trapped in a burning building.
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.
The paramedics rescue a man from a manhole fire. Chet and John blow up the station's TV. Dr. Morton treats a man with a bleeding peptic ulcer. An aquarium is delivered to Dr. Brackett, who suffers a toxic reaction to a catfish bite. A man accidentally glues his eyes shut. A gas explosion and a mudslide trap a man in his house.
A young worker gets his arm caught in a machine. A communication snafu occurs between Squad 51 and the hospital. Dr. Morton treats a young violinist. Two boys get a car trapped on the roof of a house. A woman tries to commit suicide by overdosing and won't let the paramedics treat her, making them wait until she passes out. Chet sets a pair of skis on fire -- literally. A man is trapped underneath a car.
Roy thinks about buying a house, but delays too long. Responding to a structure fire, the firemen find two children trapped on the second floor. Two driving students are involved in a minor collision. Another traffic accident results in two injuries and a missing dog. A teenage epileptic is stranded on a concrete beam under a bridge.
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.
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.
Dr. Brackett rides along with a fire department helicopter crew. A boy causes trouble for the paramedics when he and his father are rescued after their camper has overturned in a canyon. Dr. Early treats a boy with spinal meningitis. The firemen rescue a man from a structure fire.
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.
Rampart's former emergency department head nurse tries to commit suicide; she is brought to Rampart, where she befriends a paraplegic child who almost drowned in a swimming pool. Also: a woman wrapped in plastic, a family suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning and a man pinned under a tank truck containing volatile fuel.
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.
After a couple is rescued from under a car, they hang about the station house, helping out. An elderly man tries to perform CPR on his friend, but does more harm than good. A child is struck in the eye with a BB gun. While returning from a false alarm on Copter 10, Roy and John rescue the victims of a boat fire.
Conducting a fire inspection, Roy and John rescue a diver in a fish tank. A birthday boy eats raw dough and gets a stomachache. An experiment in firefighter nutrition becomes an obsession for Chet. A woman goes into labor while her mother experiences chest pains. Capt. Stanley is severely injured when he gets an electric shock from a fallen power line.
After the squad helps a non-responsive lady on a barstool, John is hit by a car, leaving Roy stuck with a very annoying replacement. Together, they respond to a victim with chest pain. At a structure fire, Roy and Marco are injured but Brice escapes unscathed.