Chet and Marco are drafted to sort out a filing dilemma caused by computer error. A kid falls in a storm drain and nearly drowns. The paramedics experience problems with a new supply nurse. A janitor drinks samples of an archeologists' Mesopotamian wine. The firemen respond to a warehouse fire.
Johnny tries to win a ticket-selling contest. Dr. Brackett blames himself when he is involved in a car accident that leaves the other driver dead and the driver's daughter refuses to speak. While repairing the squad, the paramedics find themselves in the middle of a stakeout and treat a policeman with heart trouble. A boxcar full of ammonia complicates a fire on a pier.
A man with chest pains is trapped on a ferris wheel. A child ingests an illegal pesticide. While making a TV appearance to discuss fire prevention, Gage and DeSoto become stars of a real-life emergency.
Captain Stanley freaks out when he learns one of his past captains is now his Battalion Chief, causing the others to worry about their his increased paranoia. Two men's carelessness starts a fire at a gas station. A new hospital administrator causes problems. A woman accidentally shoots her husband with a nail gun. Two clowns start a fight at an ice rink. A car leaves an overpass and crashes into a transfer truck filled with pesticides.
A sporadic electrical short plagues the squad but Roy and John are convinced they can fix it. A back-to-nature couple is ordered to cut back on their shrubbery; the wife is discovered to have a variant of anthrax. The paramedics rescue a man trapped at the top of a tower.
Roy is not looking forward to the annual visit from his mother-in-law. The paramedics assist two victims of an auto accident. Drs. Early and Brackett both argue about attending a convention in Acapulco; Dixie must encourage Dr. Brackett to go there with Dr. Early. An elderly man suffers stomach pains from drinking an elixir made from 50% alcohol. A candy striper carelessly places a bottle of alcohol above a clock radio which spills out, and the ensuing fire sends the patient in the room into respiratory arrest. A boy's model rocket sparks a house fire.
Responding to a man with back pain, Roy and Johnny questions Dixie about the over-cautious Dr. Morton's judgment in handling patients. A man comes into Rampart with a phosphorous burns on his arm, later a young boy is brought in after being hit in the head by a baseball. The paramedics help a man with trouble breathing, then his neighbor nearly drowns in a hot tub while the paramedics do an IV on the first victim. LASD officer Vince is involved in a traffic accident which leaves one man dead and two injured, including Vince, who begins pointing his loaded gun at John.
The Station 51 basketball team qualifies for the semi-finals. The paramedics rescue victims at a gas explosion. While at basketball practice, the firemen treat an injured gymnast. The night before the big game the firemen get very little sleep: they respond to a number of emergencies, including a workman trapped at a studio.
The firemen get excited when Charlie announces he is selling his boat; Roy and John rescue a couple off of Catalina Island; a bookie has a heart attack while trying to keep up with all of the incoming bets in a room full of telephones.
Roy and John are trapped at Station 86 due to the only bridge in and out being washed away due to continuous rain storms, which ruins John's date plans, after Dixie got him to call his girlfriend. Since they are the only Squad in the area, they help two victims of an auto accident, then a child suffering from asthmatic bronchitis, an elderly woman with a hip injury and a man with cardiac problems. A psychiatrist aids the paramedics until Copter 15 transports the victims to the hospital, but a power failure causes issues. Dr. Morton accompanies the paramedics back to ...
Gage tries to create his own television game show. An elderly musician experiences heart trouble. When a car runs a stop sign, three injuries result. A tightrope walker gets stuck between two buildings.
Capt. Stanley is worried his Chief's exam will be sabotaged by the current Chief, who has a past beef with Stanley. A soap opera doctor has real mono and causes drama both on-set with John and Roy, and at Rampart with Dixie and Dr. Early. Also, Dr. Brackett observes from Dixie that the producer is filming a hospital room with an ill patient, Brackett dresses down with the producer, before he seriously asks everyone to leave. John and Roy are stuck in an elevator with a retired doctor who has a self-diagnosed (and correct, as it turned out) aortic aneurysm.
Capt. Stanley is in a foul mood and thinks he has arthritis, it takes Roy to talk to Dr. Brackett for information on his captain's arthritis. Roy and John help a man whose fingers are caught in a garage door opener, then a woman who passes out from inhaling contents from an aerosol can and has an auto accident. Dixie, Drs. Brackett and Early treat a woman, who underwent botched plastic surgery. John tests a new type of rope, which fails, and assist victims of a two-alarm fire at an oil refinery.
A man with a history of heart trouble becomes agitated when his daughter is trapped under a backhoe. A boy shoots himself with a pellet gun. Another paramedic appears on the news and in the paper, making John jealous. A babysitter has an anxiety attack. Gage and DeSoto rescue Brice from a structure fire.