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1972

15 Jan. 1972
The Wedsworth-Townsend Act
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.
 
22 Jan. 1972
Mascot
A lady who was injured in her car accident is worried about her dog, yet John agrees to take care of it, which complicates his life. At the hospital, Doctors treat a girl who has breathing problems and a man who shows up drunk. Dixie tells both the orderly and security to find a young lady, who's a close friend. Once found, she also talks to the close friend, whose man is a diabetic. At a party, when a man is experiencing chest pains, his guests thinks he's kidding. The paramedics rescue an injured hunter.
 
29 Jan. 1972
Botulism
After being the center of practical jokes, John conspires his revenge. Dixie is worried about a student nurse, whose performances are above Dr. Brackett's personality, who also shows a lot of displeasure. A man breaks his back falling off a tower. A woman fakes an illness. Dr. Early's stethoscope becomes lodged in his ear. A man brought into the hospital from a movie set is the first indication of an outbreak of botulism. A boy is trapped in a condemned building.
 
12 Feb. 1972
Cook's Tour
John delivers a cyanotic baby. Squad 51 teases Roy about his cooking. A boy gets his hand stuck in a vase; John rescues a kid in handcuffs. A man repairing a washer gets an electric shock. The paramedics rescue a man trapped on a crane. While trying to find an ice pack to give to Dr. Early, for the boy's hand, Dixie cautions a klutzy nursing student not to run around in the hospital.
 
19 Feb. 1972
Brushfire
Station 51 is called up to fight a wildfire. John and Roy rescue an elderly woman and her sister, treat an injured fireman, deliver a baby, catch a looter, and find a boy's lost dog.
 
26 Feb. 1972
Dealer's Wild
John keeps losing at cards and being stuck with doing the dishes at the station, so he creates his own card game. Roy talks down a boy in a plane after the pilot (his father) has a heart attack. The paramedics respond to an attempted suicide, an overturned truck and a teenage overdose victim.
 
4 Mar. 1972
Nurse's Wild
A store owner shoots an armed robber and is filled with remorse. Sparks fly between Johnny and a nurse. Dr. Early treats an alcoholic. A dog delays the rescue of an unconscious woman. Dr. Morton assumes an unconscious hippie is on drugs. The firemen rescue a man trapped at a chemical plant.
 
11 Mar. 1972
Publicity Hound
John is envious of the publicity given to another paramedic. After Roy and John rescue a man trapped in ship's rigging, John gets seasick. Dr. Brackett clashes with a tycoon over a diagnosis. The paramedics rescue a horse from a ditch and a child stuck in a well.
 
18 Mar. 1972
Weird Wednesday
John is convinced that weird things will happen on their shift: a parachutist lands in a tree, an obese man collapses while jogging, an 80-year old woman breaks her ankle while dancing, a man can't stop the hiccups, a boy tries to cryogenically freeze himself, an golfer is bitten by a snake, a prostitute brings in a customer suffering from chest pains, and John is injured during the rescue of a drunk driver.
 
25 Mar. 1972
Dilemma
An elevator gets stuck between floors, and then the brake drum fails; inside, a woman has a heart attack. A nursing student is in awe of Dr. Brackett; a fireman buff develops a crush on John, who tries to get rid of her. A man is injured in his junkyard. An industrial accident takes place at a railroad yard.
 
8 Apr. 1972
Hang-Up
Johnny misses the end of an Adam-12 episode. A jewel thief is trapped in an air-conditioning duct. Two battered men continue their brawl in the hospital. A man ruins his cast by going surfing. Dr. Brackett treats a woman with a neurological disorder. Radioactivity impedes the rescue of a lab worker.
 
15 Apr. 1972
Crash
John and Roy bring in a football player who was tackled too hard. A burglar has a heart attack. Johnny wants Roy to apologize for calling him "some kind of nut." Dr. Early treats a hypochondriac. A babysitter brings in a child who has swallowed some pills. Roy and John rescue the occupants of a light plane that crashed in a tree.
 
16 Sep. 1972
Decision
Roy and John rescue a man whose engine has fallen on him during his car repair work.
 
23 Sep. 1972
Kids
The station adopts a stray dog, which they name Boot. The firemen rescue a boy from a hole; he turns out to be an abused child. Roy and Johnny rescue another boy whose head is stuck in a basement window. Dr. Early extracts a child's arm from a steering wheel. At a brush fire, Boot helps locate an injured hiker, then leaves with a hook and ladder truck.
 
30 Sep. 1972
Show Biz
A photo shoot at the station gets John excited. A country doctor helps Roy and John when they can't reach Rampart on a call. The paramedics rescue a man drowning in a swimming pool and two stunt men trapped on a waterfall at a movie studio.
 
7 Oct. 1972
Virus
A sick lady with a monkey provides the key to a mysterious, highly contagious, and deadly virus that strikes both Dr. Brackett and John Gage. Meanwhile, the firemen rescue a boy from a treehouse and a man from a scaffold.
 
14 Oct. 1972
Peace Pipe
A drunk driver rams a parked car, trapping a child inside. Chet pesters John about his Native American heritage. A kid gets his finger stuck in a gum ball machine. A woman's new girdle causes breathing difficulties. A worker's error leads to fuel being mixed with the water supply, causing explosive results. A sniper makes a scaffold rescue dangerous.
 
21 Oct. 1972
Saddled
Dixie injures her toe. John decides he can make a lot of money by riding in rodeos. The squad goes to a hole-in-the-wall restaurant when a soda bottle explodes in a girl's face; later, they return for a gas explosion. After falling from a tree, a young boy lapses into a coma. The firemen rescue several children and a nun from a bus crash.
 
4 Nov. 1972
Fuzz Lady
John falls for a lady deputy when called to treat a mugger. Items are stolen from Rampart. The firemen rescue an elderly man from a house fire. Boot returns to Station 51. A grandfather is injured by a model rocket. The paramedics rescue a boat thief trapped on a crane.
 
11 Nov. 1972
Trainee
A former Vietnam medic is now a paramedic trainee and constantly thinks he knows more than the doctors at Rampart. Roy, John, and the trainee interrupt a purse-snatching, rescue a man who fell down a cliff, help a woman overdosed on prescription drugs, and save a man with an insulin reaction.
 
25 Nov. 1972
Women
A woman journalist covers the Squad's rescues. A man trapped is in a truck under live power lines. Doctors treat a boy poisoned by wild hemlock and a girl addicted to drugs. The paramedics rescue a man trapped in a sofa bed, a man with his arm is stuck in a garbage disposal, and a man trapped in a bombed building.
 
2 Dec. 1972
Dinner Date
A woman almost hits a kid on a bike, who starts choking; she later has an epileptic seizure. A man is shot by his father-in-law when he learns his daughter is married and pregnant. Roy tries to set John up with his wife's cousin. Three drug addicts are treated in the hospital: a woman with a gangrenous hand, a poison victim and a man showing signs of tetanus. In the field: an alcoholic, an obese man with a pacemaker, and a child whose arm is caught in a swimming pool drain.
 
9 Dec. 1972
Musical Mania
After Chet cracks a joke about John playing the Squad horn, John takes up the bagpipes, trombone, and guitar. Paramedics help a gardener suffering from tetanus. The father of a boy suffering from lead poisoning is reluctant to have it treated. The firemen rescue the driver of an ice cream truck. A schoolgirl dies from an overdose. A glider pilot crash lands. A man working under his house is trapped.
 
16 Dec. 1972
Helpful
Roy has an argument with his wife and Johnny tries to help. The firemen rescue a man from precarious auto wreck. A brilliant doctor's erratic behavior causes concern at the hospital. Doctors diagnose a woman's heart condition. Paramedics rescue a dog from a roof and two children lost in a rapidly flooding storm drain.
 

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