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1973

6 Jan. 1973
Drivers
John gets bugged by other people's bad driving habits. A college quarterback experiences back pain. Roy and John's former paramedic instructor dies, while Roy and John themselves teach a CPR class. A boy gets stuck inside a tree. A structure fire at a hotel is complicated by a cardiac victim on the third floor.
 
13 Jan. 1973
School Days
A new trainee appears to be lacking in confidence; a bookcase falls on an elderly gentleman searching for a book; a baseball player is injured; an ambulance is hit by a car; a boy's chemistry set explodes in his face; students play a practical joke on a sleeping man; a man is injured at a junkyard.
 
3 Feb. 1973
The Professor
A man shows signs of schizophrenia for no apparent reason and the Secret Service won't give any clues. Roy has an admirer, yet John accuses him of having no charisma. The paramedics respond to a false alarm on a fireboat, and end up saving the victim of a plane crash; they also deliver a premature baby and rescue a man threatening to jump off a tall building.
 
10 Feb. 1973
Syndrome
John tries to convince Roy he has tonsillitis. An old flame of Dixie's, who is now a famous actor, is admitted to Rampart. Two kids are trapped on top of a gas tank; a girl's college field hockey game turns violent; Boot has surgery to remove a tick; Dr. Early deals with a hypochondriac. Chet is injured during a rescue and is roomed with Roy, who has had his tonsils removed.
 
17 Feb. 1973
Honest
A gas explosion results from a white lie, prompting Johnny to go on an honesty kick. At the hospital, doctors work to save a boy who is inexplicably choking to death. In the field, the paramedics rescue a teenage boy injured in a dive off a roof, and a baby and his blind grandfather trapped in a burning house.
 
24 Feb. 1973
Seance
A woman keeps calling the Squad because she's convinced the bad things that happen to her husband are the result of her recently deceased sister. A youth suffering side effects from tranquilizers is treated in the ER. The paramedics rescue a man pinned under a stack of heavy cartons and a driver trapped underwater in his car.
 
3 Mar. 1973
Boot
The firemen are puzzled by Boot's strange behavior. Meanwhile, paramedics rescue a woman whose sports car is pinned under a gas truck and investigate a series of unusual incidents in the home of a woman attempting to cook a meal for her boyfriend and his mother. An unconscious man is brought in to the hospital suffering from internal bleeding. Dr. Early deals with the victim of a curse. An explosion in a hospital lab endangers a number of workers and important records.
 
10 Mar. 1973
Rip-Off
Roy and John are accused of stealing money from a victim. A premature delivery and a blinded man result from a car crash. A perilous rescue involves a plane that might explode.
 
7 Apr. 1973
Audit
John is audited by the IRS. A man hit on the head wants to be treated by a doctor, not the paramedics. A child is rescued from a locked car. A pregnant girl has difficulty breathing. A professional medical con man shows up at Rampart. A construction worker is trapped when part of the building his crew is working on collapses, and he wants Roy to remove his leg before the rest of the building falls.
 
22 Sep. 1973
Frequency
When Johnny's policeman friend is injured in a car crash, the paramedics can't reach the hospital because another squad is using the biophone. A child with a mysterious malady turns out to be drunk. Roy and John assist at the hospital when the victims of a motorcycle gang war are brought in for treatment. An artist becomes trapped in his own sculpture. A father and son are trapped in a collapse at a construction site.
 
29 Sep. 1973
The Old Engine
Roy and John buy an old fire engine, and Station 51 gets a new engine. A woman overdoses on LSD and Roy tries to talk her down, leading the two paramedics on a chase to the top of a building. Brackett treats a resilient gunshot victim. A politician suffers a heart attack and the station responds to a warehouse fire.
 
6 Oct. 1973
Alley Cat
A stray cat decides to have her kittens on John's bed at the station. A family is trapped in a downed airplane; an old man gets his foot caught in a bear trap; a stage actress suffers an anxiety attack; a school develops a gas leak; Roy and John rescue the victim of a boating accident.
 
13 Oct. 1973
An English Visitor
A paramedic from England has a stint with Station 51 observing Roy and John, whose rescues include: a structure fire; a gunslinger's partner; a car accident; and a man trapped in heavy machinery, where the visitor saves John's life. At the hospital, Dr. Brackett treats a rock singer in a diabetic coma and Dr. Early has problems with a defiant nurse.
 
20 Oct. 1973
Heavyweight
At a structure fire, the paramedics rescue a pregnant woman and Johnny injures his shoulder. After going into labor, the guilt-ridden mother is determined to abandon her deformed baby. Dr. Morton treats Johnny and gives him a bad time about his physical condition, sending Johnny on a fitness kick. Dr. Early treats an electrocuted child whose mother is on drugs. The son of a stabbing victim is more determined to shoot the assailant than get his father to the hospital. Roy and Johnny rescue a hanglider pilot trapped in a tree.
 
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 test, but accepting the promotion will mean leaving the paramedics. A bad fog leads to a multi-car accident on the San Diego Freeway. A young crash victim has a heart murmur. The paramedics have difficulty responding to an attempted suicide. At a structure fire, Johnny is injured and Roy must rescue both him and a security guard.
 
10 Nov. 1973
Insomnia
A boat has an explosion aboard en route to the marina. John obsesses about the lack of night runs and can't sleep. A man and his son are injured when they swerve to avoid a dog. Doctors race against time to save a marijuana smoker dying of an unidentifiable malady. A worker is pinned in a loading dock by a semi. A man and child fall 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
A woman screams for therapeutic reasons. When the paramedics are interviewed on a TV program, Johnny freezes in front of the camera and Roy must bail him out. A young boy attempts suicide by leaping off an apartment ledge; at the hospital, the doctors suspect he may be an abused child. The paramedics rescue a man trapped in a dough nut machine and a child from a structure fire.
 
1 Dec. 1973
The Promise
Responding to a vehicle fire, the firemen discover a catatonic mechanic; at Rampart the doctors are mystified by his condition. Roy lectures a woman who keeps calling the paramedics because she is lonely. A woman mixes ammonia with bleach and inhales poisonous gas. The woman who owns the dog John took care of in 'Mascot' [episode 1.1] returns and presents John with a pup. An elderly couple is trapped in their house by a bunch of tumbleweeds. A friend of the catatonic patient gives him an injection, causing him to jump out of a window onto a sixth story ledge.
 
8 Dec. 1973
Body Language
A crop-duster makes a rough landing in a field; the pilot suffers a punctured lung, and a bystander is poisoned with pesticide. A young boy with a broken leg wants to use crutches instead of a walker. A patient reports to Rampart with an ear infection caused by mothballs. A couple overdoses on daffodil bulbs. A weekend cowboy refuses treatment after falling from his horse. Two victims of a traffic accident get friendly. John's current girlfriend thinks he has proposed to her. The lead singer of a rock band goes into cardiac arrest.
 
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 tries to get a credit card mistake corrected. A young couple is rescued from a car wreck; the boy has a spinal cord injury and Dr. Early suspects the girl is pregnant. Roy and John rescue a woman trapped at the bottom of a well and an amateur magician from a safe. A rescue at a junkyard fire turns hazardous when phosphorus materials explode.
 

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