In this early example of police-based reality TV hosted by William Shatner, we are treated to reenactments of real-life 911 rescues. Recordings of the actual calls, interspersed with interviews with the paramedics and other rescue workers, provide a vivid look at the life-or-death dramas that occur every day. Written by
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Did You Know?
The show outlasted many of its similarly-themed contemporaries because, by host William Shatner
's own admission, the focus was on "success stories" with happy endings. See more
The Arnold Shapiro Productions voiceover was changed in at least one Christmas-themed episode to say "Mr. Shapiro, have a happy holiday." See more
Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Top Dog