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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
Squad 51 is assigned to work the game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum between the USC Trojans and the visiting Stanford Cardinals, where they deal with a choking victim, a man with breathing difficulties, an injured photographer, and a TV announcer with heart trouble. After Johnny and Roy haven't been watching the game enough, Dr. Brackett and Dixie cut them out of Rampart. Meanwhile, a woman accidentally pulls her husband off the roof into a tree.
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.