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 was never originally intended to be a full-blown series - it initially was a one-time special. However, the popularity and high ratings from it led to it becoming a full show, which of course, lasted for several years. See more
The end of the credits features a "Arnold 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 Firehouse Dog