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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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 end of the credits features a "Robert Shapiro Productions" bumper that has a comical "Mr. Shapiro, step out of the car please" voice over, as if he is being arrested. See more
Referenced in Cheers: Sunday Dinner