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.
Roy and John are assigned to work the big football game at the Coliseum. A woman accidentally pulls her husband off the roof into a tree. At the game, the paramedics treat a choking victim, a man with breathing difficulties, an injured photographer, and a TV announcer with heart trouble.
The paramedics complain when a rule forbidding squads to cross each other's territories causes them to come late to an accident scene. An elderly woman is treated at the hospital. While transporting a non-vital patient, the paramedics respond to an auto accident. A prisoner breaks out of jail and gets trapped on a ledge.
After John and Roy rescue an elderly transient from a structure fire, Chet and Marco discover $80,000 in the man's mattress. A bride faints while walking down the aisle. Dixie administers a tetanus shot to a young boy. The transient tries to give the firemen a reward. An elderly woman loses her cat. A plane crashes into a warehouse.
Everyone gives Roy advice on where to go on vacation. Roy gets dizzy during a fire at a singles club. An instructor is injured during a self-defense class. A man with stomach pains is brought into Rampart. The firemen rescue two hang glider pilots from the face of a cliff.
The crew finds a droopy-eyed hound dog in the station; at an industrial fire, Gage and DeSoto check a secret room for victims; a "therapeutic" argument between a husband and wife keeps getting out of hand; while attempting to rescue two injured workers, Johnny is trapped in a tunnel cave-in.
A driver crashes into a pole, injuring two workers. John and Roy are asked to be on a paramedic advisory committee, but they have to put up with everyone's favorite paramedic - Brice. The firemen rescue a stunt climber from the side of a building.
John and Roy worry about their recertification exams. A fireman's widow keeps calling the station for assistance in minor matters. A TV sports fan experiences shortness of breath. The daughter of the fireman's widow suffers a serious fall. An accident on a movie set turns deadly.
The firemen plan to celebrate the imminent retirement of a martinet captain with a party, under the guise of throwing a farewell dinner. A model in a bear suit suffers from heat stroke during a promotion stunt. A bizarre family believes their sleeping mother is dead. The firemen rescue CHP officers from a helicopter.
Roy and John try to go fishing in Santa Rosa County, but are delayed when they rescue climbers from a cliff face and a fishing boat blows up. They help the sheriff come up with ideas for implementing emergency medical services in his county.