The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct.
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The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct.

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Action | Crime | Drama

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23 September 1999 (USA)  »

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(132 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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In early episodes, the fire house has a Dalmatian called "Mantooth", named after Randolph Mantooth who played paramedic John Gage in Emergency! (1972) See more »

Goofs

In several episodes, the ambulance that is often used by the paramedics has a license plate number of BN6-30L. In New York, that would be a passenger plate number, also, FDNY ambulances use official plates. See more »

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Jimmy: Being a fireman, the whole neighborhood looks up to you. Being a good fireman, the other firefighters look up to you.
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Keep Hope Alive
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Performed by The Crystal Method
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A Third Watch Fan

I've been a fan of Third Watch for quite a while, as it consists of a very culturally diverse and talented cast. As an actor myself, I was once fortunate enough to be an extra on the show and found it to be a most enjoyable experience, meeting some of the cast who were not only professional but also very friendly. I'm also a City University of New York Campus Peace Officer and find the show to successfully incorporate real issues within each episode, such as relationship situations (between the officers of the various departments), personal issues like child care concerns, marital problems, etc., as well as most of the official procedures which the uniformed Officers (Police, Fire & Emergency Medical Technicians) utilize in the performance of their duties. The portrayals of the characters by the cast is wonderful, as they succeed in bringing each character to 3 dimensional life! You get the feeling that these are real folks you could actually run into while walking down a New York City street. (Yes, all their performances are that good!!) The action in the show is great, combining the perfect amount of gritty realism and excitement with (at times), a dash of humor. I enjoy the show very much & hope it continues to have a nice long run!! I really like this show and feel that it is the best hour of quality viewing on televsion. Fantastic work by all the cast and crew!!


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